From Printed Capes to Vampire Skin Treatments

 - Aug 26, 2010   Updated: Mar 23 2011
Long before 'True Blood,' 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Twilight,' there was the king of all bloodsuckers, Count Dracula.

To get your bloody fix, check out this collection of Dracula-inspired innovations, with everything from printed capes to the world's spookiest spots. You'll be licking your lips in no time.

Implications - There's something about the combination of immortality and the supernatural that's attractive to many. Twilight incredible presence in pop culture has spawned an onslaught of vampire-related products and TV shows in its wake. Whether it's the revival of the Anne Rice's Gothic romanticism or the intriguing mystique quality of the dark side, vampires are dominating the media and companies are cashing in on the success. Even if the fad fades, there will be other similar phenomenons -- such as zombies -- to take its place.