Because you like Lestat de Lioncourt in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
A poised, stately man-out-of-time, Ichabod Crane typically faces the modern world with wry quip. See them in Sleepy Hollow.
Losing her soul frightens Vanessa Ives the most. See them in Penny Dreadful.
Victor Frankenstein can create life, so he's pretty awesome if he says so himself. See them in Frankenstein.
Emma Frost's superpower: transforming her body into an unbreakable diamond. See them in X-Men Series.
Leone Montana is a fearless hitman with a surprisingly sensitive side. See them in Leon: The Professional.
Cyclops shoots lasers out of his eyes, destroying anything in his line of sight. See them in X-Men Series.
A smart, spunky, and incredibly skilled gamer, Art3mis has a revolutionary spirit. See them in Ready Player One.
Esmeralda's street wisdom is unparalleled. See them in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
This barber doesn't cut hair. Sweeney Todd sends his clients down a chute to be baked into his partner-in-crime's pies. See them in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Count Olaf is a traveling actor, except he can't act and his homicidal tendencies make finding work pretty difficult. See them in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Nothing inspires dread like the mysterious, masked Man in Black. But what's he hiding? See them in The Princess Bride.
A legendary warrior with a complicated relationship to the truth, Jaime Lannister is revered and reviled in equal measure See them in Game of Thrones.