Comic Story
"Dust Bowl"
Publication date March 17, 2004
Published in "Tales of the Vampires, Part Four"
Pages 14
Creative Team
Writer(s) Jane Espenson
Penciller(s) Jeff Parker
Editor(s) Scott Allie
Inker(s) Jeff Parker
Colorist(s) Jeff Parker
Letterer(s) Jeff Parker

Dust Bowl is a Tales short story. It was originally published in comic issue Tales of the Vampires, Part Four.


Young Joe Cooper is trying to work a barren field that rain hasn't touched. He is soon turned into a vampire, but must face this new experience by himself.


The story takes place in 1933.





  • Kansas, USA

Weapons and Objects

Death Count

  • Joe Cooper's mother, sired and then staked by her son
  • Sal, accidentally killed by Joe when he meant to sire her

Behind the Scenes

Pop Culture References


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