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  • Behind a brilliant Frank Frazetta, Vampirella made her debut in 1969's Vampirella #1! 1 / 11

  • The famous Frazetta cover was actually not the original cover. An Aslan cover was rejected. 2 / 11

  • At the time, Vampirella was a "host" of the stories in the series. 3 / 11

  • However, she also appeared in her own comic feature by Forest Auckerman and Tom Sutton. 4 / 11

  • Vampirella was an alien from a planet where everyone drank blood. 5 / 11

  • Some astronauts from Earth landed on the planet and Vampirella flew to their spacecraft. 6 / 11

  • Vampi feasted on the men and then used their ship to travel to Earth! 7 / 11

  • Again, though, that was just the lead feature. Vampi is in the whole comic. 8 / 11

  • She appeared as the "host" who introduces the various horror-themed stories. 9 / 11

  • Don Glut wrote the stories and the artists were legends like Reed Crandall and Neal Adams. 10 / 11

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