Doctor Who's Rose Tyler is coming back to genre television! Billie Piper has just signed on to star in Penny Dreadful, a show set in Victorian London featuring Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and other terrifying figures of gothic literature. Can she do for gothic lit what she once did for the Daleks?
Dark Horse Comics has provided us with a sneak peek from an upcoming hardcover edition of their Creepy anthologies. In "Dorian Gray 2001," Oscar Wilde's classic gets a totally gonzo space vampire overhaul.
Here are 10 stories that belong to everybody, stories that still have plenty of juice in them — even if their earlier incarnations left something to be desired.