Michael J Geiger
IDES OF BLOOD #1
The year is 44 B.C. Julius Caesar has conquered Transylvania, and vampyres are Rome's new slave class. But when rich mortals start turning up dead with fang marks on their necks, Valens, a vampyre slave-turned-Roman soldier, plunges into the blood-soaked underworld of Rome to capture the Pluto's Kiss Killer. If he can prove himself, he'll earn rank and riches beyond what anyone this side of the Tiber has ever seen! But if he fails, he just might find himself on top of the pile of bodies!
IDES OF BLOOD #3
Fangs, Romans, Countrymen! Betrayed by his former lover and arrested by the psychotic Marc Antony, Valens is imprisoned in the city dungeon. There is only one person who can help him – Ione, the very vampyre he wrongfully arrested as the Pluto's Kiss Killer. But first they have to escape a cage match against four undead gladiators that would make Russell Crowe soil his toga.
IDES OF BLOOD #5
A reunion with the Soothsayer sends Valens on a journey into madness, Egyptian mysticism and ungodly torture as he discovers Caesar's assassination was only the first step in the conspirators' ultimate plan: the extermination of every vampyre in Rome. Now Valens will have to face the true mastermind behind the murder…
IDES OF BLOOD #2
Beware the Ides of March! Caesar promotes Valens, making him the first vampyre to enter the Senate, which plunges Rome into political turmoil. But when Caesar is found murdered by vampyres, Valens is framed for the assassination. Branded a traitor, Valens must go on the run if he is to clear his name and expose Caesar's true killers in this second issue of the thrilling Roman-vampire miniseries.
IDES OF BLOOD #4
Valens and Ione take refuge with Ione's sister, Zsoka, leader of the vampyre rebellion, but does she have more to do with the Pluto's Kiss Killer than she lets on? Meanwhile, Scipio is turned into a vampyre, and Brutus hires a legendary vampyre-hunter to find Valens.
IDES OF BLOOD #6
Blood runs in the streets of Rome as mortal and vampyre clash. Resurrected by the blood of the Dracul, Caesar's ultimate ambition is finally at hand. Valens is pitted against his former master as he, Brutus and Caesar meet in a 3-way battle for the future of Rome in this epic conclusion to the story of the birth of Draculus Caesar.