Independent production company Entity Eye Entertainment hosted a launch event for its new graphic novel series, “The Mark of Kings,” on Thursday at Silver Star Comics in Tempe.
The free family-friendly launch event featured opportunities for attendees to meet the writers and characters and get first-edition copies autographed.
"The Mark of Kings" is the story of a former priest who must find the secret heir to a vampire kingdom in order to stop the resurrection of a centuries-old war between vampires, the Vatican and the military.
"Vampires are an enduring monster and the chance to create a unique and dark universe was thrilling; the opportunity to do it with Fernando (Perez) was the best part," co-writer Suzy Stein said.
Co-writer Perez said he was excited to create a whole new vampire mythology and history and thanked Stein for sharing in the vision.