Castle of Horror: George Romero's 'Martin' Gave Us A Demented Sad Sack Of A Killer Vampire

Castle of Horror: George Romero's 'Martin' Gave Us A Demented Sad Sack Of A Killer VampireCastle of Horror: George Romero's 'Martin' Gave Us A Demented Sad Sack Of A Killer Vampire

In honor of the great George Romero, we look at his disturbing take on the vampire genre, the 1978 Martin. Is the youthful-seeming Martin actually a near-1oo-year-old vampire, or just a serial killer who's frustrated by his inability to connect with the ladies? This is one of Romero's finest movies, and a perfect one by which to remember the director.

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The Team: Hosted by Jason Henderson, writer of IDW's Ben 10 series and creator of the HarperTeen novel series Alex Van Helsing. Featuring Drew Edwards, creator of Halloween ManTony Salvaggio of Clockwerx from Humanoids, attorney Julia Guzman of Guzman Immigration of Denver, and Jamie Bahr, lead singer and upright bassist of the rock and roll band Danger*Cakes.

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About Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson, author of the Young Captain Nemo (Macmillan Children's) and Alex Van Helsing (HarperTeen) series, earned his BA from University of Dallas in 1993 and his JD from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., in 1996. His popular podcasts “Castle Talk” and “Castle of Horror” feature interviews and discussion panels made up of best-selling writers and artists from all genres. Henderson lives in Colorado with his wife and two daughters.
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