Penny Dreadful (TV series)

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Name: Penny Dreadful
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Creator: John Logan
Date(s): May 2014 – present
Medium: television series
Country of Origin: United States, United Kingdom
External Links: Wikipedia
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Penny Dreadful is a 2014 Showtime series. It features a number of characters from 19th-century British fiction, including The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dracula, and Frankenstein, and contains both vampires and werewolves.

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The Penny Dreadful fandom is still relatively new and growing fast. The monster mash up nature of the show lends itself well to fandom imagination.

Popular pairings include Ethan Chandler with either Dorian Gray or Victor Frankenstein. Ethan and Dorian canonically slept together, though both were also involved with women at the time. Frankenstein is canonically a virgin, and is sometimes interpreted as asexual.

The canonical het pairing Ethan/Brona is also popular, and Vanessa/Mina is a somewhat common femslash pairing.

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