Elvira Slated For Kansas City Comicon

An icon of camp will soon visit this cowtown again. 

We're featuring this post only because this lady's body of work has always made us happy.

Here's a glimpse at her recent interview with The Pitch:

Elvira might be the manifestation of some primordial dread, but Cassandra Peterson herself was born in Manhattan, Kansas. She spent her early years in Randolph, which was flooded out by the creation of the Tuttle Creek Dam. Perhaps it’s fitting that a horror hostess grew up in what’s now a ghost town.

Peterson is fresh from working on a new film as well as her new memoir, Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark. Despite her longevity in curating horror, Peterson seems delighted about the new direction the genre has taken.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, on heading to Planet Comicon Kansas City

Elvira with the author in one of her final in-costume appearances. // Photo by Anna Perry-Rushton It's been nearly four decades since Cassandra Peterson first donned a constricting black dress and a long, black wig. We know her best as and Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.