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Dracula craves blood and this week he drinks it once again when he returns to the Marvel U in CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI13 #10! To get you pumped, reminisce on Marvel's history with these fanged creatures.
By Nesa Nourmohammadi
TOMB OF DRACULA (1972) #10
Decades before he hit the silver screen, Blade made his debut in the 70's as a jive-talking, deep sea diving vampire killer with an afro and superfly glasses. In his first appearance, Blade goes straight for the top of the vampire food chain by targeting Dracula himself in this visceral classic from masters of comic book horror writer Marv Wolfman and artist Gene Colan!
INVADERS (1975) #7
During World War II, the Americans manufactured Captain America and the Human Torch, while the Germans answered with their own super human weapon: the vampiric Baron Blood! Leading an all-star Marvel lineup including Sub-Mariner, Bucky and the Torch, Cap battles this axis-allied blood sucker with shocking results courtesy of writer Roy Thomas and artist Frank Robbins!
TOMB OF DRACULA (2004) #4
Since when did vampires crave brides over blood? Since they uphold immortality! Wanting to keep his, Dracula sets his sights—and mind control—on taking Divinity's hand in marriage! Can Blade rescue his teammate, defeat the duo of Drac and Deacon Frost, and
save a village from a vampire takeover? All that, and the ultimate sacrifice round out the TOMB OF DRACULA limited series from Rob Rodi and Jamie Tolagson!
BLADE (2006) #1
If you thought you had it rough in elementary school, just be grateful you didn't have blood-sucking fourth graders to contend with! The creative team of Marc Guggenheim and Howard Chaykin look at Blade's lost innocence, as flashbacks reveals the early life and history of Eric Brooks. This, combined with a surprising revelation, makes BLADE #1 an intriguing read. Watch out for a cameo by a vampiric Spider-Man!
LEGION OF MONSTERS: MORBIUS #1
Get two comics for the price of one! In "Half Life: A Morbius Tale," by Brendan Cahill and Michael Gaydos, get to know Morbius the Living Vampire as he feeds on humans to fulfill his bloody addictions. Also, C.B. Cebulski and David Finch grab the reins in "Biting Back: A Tale of Dracula and Lilith," a sinister story of father and daughter bonding.
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