Image Comics’ ‘Dear Dracula’ Animated To Air On Cartoon Network October 16th

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The Image Comics/Shadowline graphic novel Dear Dracula has been adapted as a one-hour animated feature and is set to air on October 16th, 2012 at 7 PM (ET) as part of Cartoon Network’s “Spooky Specials” Halloween programming.. “Dear Dracula” is a children’s graphic novel written by Joshua Williamson with art from Vicente “Vinny” Navarete is a 48-page, released in 2008.

The “Dear Dracula” graphic novel follows a young boy, Sam, who is obsessed with Dracula. Sam decided to write to the classic vampire instead of Santa for Christmas, telling him he wants to be a real vampire on Halloween this year. As expected, Dracula appears in the flesh to grant Sam’s wildest dreams. More scoop after the break.

Giving voice to DEAR DRACULA is a cast of well-known Hollywood veterans as well as breakout young actors including: Ray Liotta as Dracula, Nathan Gamble (Dolphin Tale) as Sam, Ariel Winters (Modern Family) as Emma, Emilio Estevez as Renfield, Marion Ross (Happy Days) as Grandma. The feature is produces by Kickstart Productions (Voltron Force, Wolverine and the X-Men, The Amazing Screw-On Head), with a screenplay by Brad Birch (Johnny Test).

Be sure to check out the animated premiere on October 16th.