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A portion of the characters living in the monster infested human city of Kellwood in Amy Stroffolino's Charby the Vampirate and Here There Be Monsters.

For recurring monster characters living in the forest from which Kellwood takes its name see the character page for Charby the Vampirate.

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     Hunters in General 
An organization of human hunters from the city of Kellwood who masquerade as the city's animal control with the acknowledgement of the mayor. They are the focus of side comic Here There Be Monsters but Blaine and Victor feature prominently in Charby the Vampirate.
  • Badass Normal: Humans hunting vampires, werewolves, demons and whatever else comes out of the forest or lake that attacks humans.
  • Hunter of Monsters: It's what they do.
  • Vampire Hunter: Kellwood is full to bursting with vampires so it's one of the things they hunt very frequently.


Victor Lee Marlowe
Victor dressed for work

A child at the start of the comic he grows into an exceedingly tall hunter, and the only hunter in Kellwood Blaine trusts as competent enough to patrol alone.


  • Ambiguously Human: He didn't change after being bitten by a werewolf and Quixoto accuses him of not being human when Victor proves immune to mind control.
  • Anti-Magic: He is immune to the werewolf curse and Quixoto's telepathy.
  • Assassin Outclassin': When K'ale tries to kill him Victor takes him down without much trouble.
  • Badass Longcoat: Victor wears a long black coat while working.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Saved Blaine and Victoria from Munchie with a well placed kick, and Charby from Quixoto when he realized Charby couldn't fight back.
  • Cassandra Truth: Victor’s parents did not believe him about the supernatural things attacking him and thought he was lying and acting out as a child.
  • Chick Magnet: Although he is inept when trying to flirt, as he tries to present himself as someone he’s not, he’s attracted attention from Mye, Yiska and the elite vampire Madison.
  • Convulsive Seizures: As a child, they are caused somehow by his grandfather using his powers. Such a reaction is not supposed to happen and John indicates Victor's mother is connected to why it does.
  • Crashing Dreams: Dreams he’s turning into a werewolf when he hears his brother’s werewolf form howling.
  • Deadpan Snarker:
    Hector trying to claim he’s looking for a bike chain for some reason outside of needing to chain up his werewolf form.
    Victor: Not that I have any experience, but I'm sure it's tough to pedal with dog legs.
    • Yiska's first introduction to him as well:
      Yiska: Heeeey Slayer! How about some sweet dreams? You can chase me around in the dark any night, hee hee!
      Victor: Ooh kay…I have a height requirement of at least 5 feet.
      Yiska: Sugar jets! Who told you I'm short?!
  • Empowered Badass Normal: See Ambiguously Human above
  • Family Business: Though his grandfather tried to get Victor to have a normal childhood the Marlowes are one of several Kellwood families that have been hunting for generations. It skipped a generation with Victor's father.
  • The Giant: As an adult Victor towers over everyone, the only characters taller than him are the actual giant demon king and his T-Rex like messenger.
  • Healing Factor: According to his grandfather Marlowes heal fast.
  • Heroic BSoD: After he realizes the werewolf gouged his eye and knowing this means he's now a werewolf Victor puts his gun to his head and would have pulled the trigger if Bert hadn't stopped him. He is shocked when he realizes that the lycanthropy didn't stick.
  • Idiot Ball: Victor realizes that giving all but one of his silver bullets to Lucas while they were goading each other before setting out on a hunt was a mistake when he reflexively shoots an ursipede with it and then runs into a werewolf. The night nearly ends with him putting a bullet in his own head when he notices it bit him in the ensuing encounter.
  • Immune to Mind Control: He doesn't even notice Quixoto's attempt to get into his head.
  • Malicious Misnaming: He refuses to call Zerlocke or Nikodemus by their actual names. Zerlocke eventually gives up correcting him:
    Victor: Alright Zirconium, make it quick. I'm already an hour late for work, but I don't want to keep them waiting any longer.
    Zerlocke: ZERLOCKE. It's... Oh never mind. You're doing that on purpose!
  • Morality Pet: He acts as one for Charby.
  • Nobody Calls Me "Chicken"!: Lucas managed to goad him into giving away all but one of his silver bullets before leaving to hunt a werewolf. That worked out about as well as can be expected.
  • Prophet Eyes: The eye he lost vision in due to a werewolf attack looks like this.
  • Raised by Grandparents: Victor moves in with his grandmother Annebelle after being kicked out, though he appears to have already been a young adult.
  • Secret Keeper: For Hector and George.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: Initially for Hector who somehow thought he could hide the fact he was a werewolf while living under the same roof as a Monster Hunter.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: When Quixoto is bragging about how he is going to destroy Charby's mind.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Though he sees Hector as more of a pest than anything Hector is always needling him and likes to proclaim his own superiority.
  • Staking the Loved One: Victor does this when Quixoto turns Victoria.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome / Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Grows to be incredibly tall and snarky and has gotten attention from quite a few women for his looks.
  • Took a Level in Badass: He started out at a child in his first appearances and grew into one of Kellwood's most competent monster hunters.
  • Uncanny Family Resemblance: A photo of his grandfather in his younger years shows that outside of John having much better luck growing facial hair and Vic's eyes being green the two look incredibly similar.
  • The Unfavorite: His parents much prefer his brother Hector.
  • Weirdness Magnet: Victor’s childhood was haunted by this.
  • Wound That Will Not Heal: Victor has an unhealing cut on his right cheek and has lost the vision in one of his eyes.


Blaine Kirzner VanJulivan
Pre-beard 18 year old Blaine
I'm sorry you had to see that. This is... ah, a good example of why we need to rid Kellwood of these... monsters. This could easily happen to any of you.

The boss and founder of the hunter organization in Kellwood, he started using his money to pay for and train for hunting monsters after his parents were killed by a vampire that has been tormenting and murdering his family for generations. He is now the last VanJulivan left.


  • Authority Equals Asskicking: One of the most competent hunters in the city.
  • Badass Beard: He grows one as he grows into his role as the competent leader of the Kellwood hunters
  • Badass Longcoat: Starts wearing one when doing field work.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Saved Victor from a possessed toy when he was a child.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Blaine was seen in the newspaper clippings in the background during the introductory monologue at the beginning of the comic.
  • Failed a Spot Check: Fakes one to get a werewolf that was perched in a tree above him to come closer as a teen.
  • The Glasses Gotta Go: When he asks Rayna to give him a makeover to help gain Victoria's affections she gets rid of his glasses straightaway.
  • Guns Akimbo: He can and has gone straight from dead asleep to dual wielding the handguns he sleeps with.
  • Hypocrisy Nod: While he ties to sort through the demons he encounters and deal with them on a case-by-case basis he made it company policy that his hunters just kill or flee from any demons or monsters they come across for their own safety, and certainly don't speak with them.
  • Instructional Film: Blaine made an incredibly cheesy one for his hunters, they mostly ignore it when forced to watch.
  • It's Personal: His vendetta against monsters that eat humans.
  • Non-Idle Rich: After discovering a vampire finishing off his mother after tearing open his father he spent his inheritance on hiring people to hunt monsters. By age eleven he was hunting them himself when he brought along evidence to convince the city council to back his fight against the monsters hunting humans in Kellwood.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: A large part of the reason he hunts monsters is because he walked in on the aftermath of a vampire killing his parents. During the story this vampire enjoys tormenting Blaine. He sends Blaine first his mother's desiccated head in a box, then personally drops off his father's.
  • Parting Words Regret: He had an argument with his parents the night they were murdered. When he came downstairs to apologize he discovered their mangled bodies still being fed on by a vampire.
  • Properly Paranoid: His room is filled with garlic and other vampire weaknesses and he never sleeps with his neck uncovered or without a weapon. He has of course been being hunted and tormented for his entire life by a vampire.
  • So Unfunny, It's Funny: His private reaction to some of Wes' jokes.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Blaine starts out as an 18 year old decent hunter who knows better than to enter the woods on his own and grows into the leader of Kellwood's monster hunters who goes on solo hunts in the woods without trouble.
  • Unnecessary Makeover: In universe Victoria says she liked the beard after Rayna shaves it off.


Johnathan Marlowe
Last night in Kellwood
You just picked a fight with the wrong old man...

Victor's grandfather and a seasoned hunter John left Kellwood when Victor was still a child as his use of magic was making Victor ill and landed the kid in the hospital. John is one of the last of the original mercenary hunters that were in Kellwood even before Blaine started putting together his hunter organization.


  • The Ace: Best and most powerful hunter in either comic.
  • Cool Old Guy: John is by far the strongest hunter in the series and his old age has not diminished his fighting ability.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: He punches out the monsters he and the rest of the last remaining older hunters are trapped with.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Rather like his grandson, except he knows exactly what is going on and how to use his powers.
  • Family Business: He is neither the first nor last Marlowe to hunt monsters in Kellwood.
  • Glowing Eyes: When using his powers.
  • Healing Factor: He says Marlowes heal fast.
  • Heroic Lineage: The power in their family skipped a generation with his son Rob, but one of his grandsons has it and John's grandfather was fighting Ash Circle cultists in the 1920s.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: He towers over everyone in the comic outside of his grandson and Mort and his wife is one of the shorter adults in the series.
  • Obnoxious In-Laws: Does not care for his daughter-in-law Kimberly, understandable since in addition to being a terrible abusive mother she is also the reason Victor was able to be effected to react to John's use of his powers.
  • Parental Substitute: For Blaine who treats him like his own grandfather.
  • Uncanny Family Resemblance: In his younger years he looked a lot like his grandson Victor.
  • When All You Have Is a Hammer...: Punching is how he deals with most everything, even when his fellow hunter are using guns. He even punches his way out of a pocket dimension he and his fellows were trapped for an ambush and being turned into monsters in.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Leaves Kellwood when he realizes his presence there has landed Victor in the hospital and only returns temporarily when Victor is injured by a werewolf.


Bartholomew Bertrand
Bert in 1995
You're gonna have to trust me. I've been doing this gig years before the rich boy started paying us for it.

One of only three of the old family hunters to survive the ambush by Ash Circle. He still shows up in Kellwood on hunts from time to time but as he puts it he has his own routine.


  • Affectionate Gesture to the Head: Ruffles Blaine's hair after saving him from a werewolf.
  • Anger Born of Worry: Quite angry at a teenage Blaine for going into the forest alone when Blaine thought he heard a child.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Saved Blaine from the werewolf Charby and Tony fought when they left the cabin to get away from Menu during the full moon. Saved Victor from the werewolf that did in his eye and from himself when Victor was nearly Driven to Suicide.
  • Came Back Wrong: His pet corgi Lola coming back as a zombie and trashing his house was what made him aware of the supernatural and broke the glamor on the humans of Kellwood for him so he started noticing all sorts of things and became a hunter.
  • Never Split The Party: He does not like hunters going off on their own or infighting:
    That's why it is so important that we hunters have each other's backs. I've seen what happens when we don't, and it's not happening again. We're supposed to be a unit, not this fractured group of cliques and lone wolf hotshots.
  • Parental Substitute: For Blaine
  • Rousing Speech: He sucks at them and knows it, his attempt to cheer up Victor when Vic almost kills himself leaves Vic completely unmoved so he just says he's always sucked at pep talks and sends Vic off to the hospital.


Victoria Bethany Calandra
If I'm going to be any better at this I have to train hard! I'll be here training EVERY night this week! Vic, this job means so much to me. We are saving lives! This is a huge responsibility!

A new recruit to Blaine's hunter group, both Blaine and Victor would like to ask her out but she'd rather focus on her new job.


     Glen and Mort 

Glen Burton & Mortimer Clyde
Glen and Mort
Glen: Use your brain now, why would I give up the business I've got going by ratting out my clients? Right! I wouldn't!

Amoral cousins who blackmail their fellow hunters to get extra money.


  • Blackmail: They are blackmailing fellow hunter George with the information that his girlfriend is a vampire, and claim to be blackmailing other hunters too.
  • Brains and Brawn: Glen is the brains, Mort is the brawn
  • Deadpan Snarker: Glen, hanging out with Mort gives him plenty of opportunity. He seems to be slowly shifting towards Snark Knight status.
  • Desk Jockey: Blaine removes them from field work after catching them trying to abduct Bunny.
  • Hairstyle Inertia: Glen only, Mort has changed his and even had stubble when Vic was a newer hunter.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: They are always seen together and are paired with one another on hunts.
  • Hidden Depths: While it's not a complete surprise Glen is capable of thinking things through it is a surprise that they are both able to figure out Blaine is being possessed when Tony takes over his body then figure out what is doing the possessing and how to deal with it. Glen does have to tell Mort that beating up Blaine would be a bad way to deal with it.
  • It's a Small Net After All: Averted. Glen gets a bunch of irrelevant responses and realizes he's going to have to look in the library Blaine has built up. He's not thrilled.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: When George accuses them of telling Blaine about his relationship Glen informs him that would make no sense as he'd loose the money he gets from blackmailing him.
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Mort comments on Blaine's mother's appearance, while Blaine is still in the room, after seeing her desiccated head that had been sent to Blaine by her murderer.
  • Out-of-Character Alert: While Mort is the first to suggest Blaine might be possessed when he sees the uni-brow caused by being possessed by an alp it's Blaine pouring milk into his coffee that convinces Glen beyond a doubt:
    Ever since we messed up with that bunny girl I've been the guy fetching his coffee. He drinks it black.
  • Van Helsing Hate Crimes / What Measure Is a Non-Human?: They nearly abduct Mye while she is in her "Bunny" form, only being stopped by a furious Blaine.


George Zealand

Oh, #$%&! Victor! Please... Don't... I can explain! Vic, this isn't what it looks like I swear!

A hunter whose girlfriend Diana was turned by a group of vampires that broke into his home looking for revenge. Instead of staking her George hid Diana from Blaine and keeps her supplied with blood though their continuing relationship has caused him to question many things.


  • Curtains Match the Window: His eyes and hair are the same shade of brown.
  • Dating Catwoman / Interspecies Romance: A hunter whose boss has forbidden his employees from having any kind of relationship with demons or vampires is dating a vampire and hiding her from hunters while providing her with blood. Of course she was human when they started dating and was turned by vampires trying to attack him.
  • Fatal Attraction: One of George's worries is that Diana is only pretending to have retained her humanity and is only staying with him to use him, this does not prevent him from protecting her and letting her stay in his home without any form of restraints.
  • First-Name Basis: George calls Wes Weston, though it's mostly for good natured ribbing saying that Ella will eat Wes alive when Wes informs him that he's going to try and ask her to patrol with him.
  • Not What It Looks Like: It is though, he is definitely dating that vampire.
  • Number Two: When Blaine needs someone else to oversee the hunters while he's busy he hands the reigns to George.
  • Scars Are Forever: He acquires a scar across his left cheek.


Weston "Weezy" Easton

Girls like guys with a sense of humor! You're just jealous!

A hunter who gets injured often and is known for his lame jokes and puns.


  • Cool Car / The Alleged Car: His mustang needs some work, it looks nice though.
  • Desk Jockey: He helps Blaine do paperwork in the office, especially when he's injured.
  • Hand Behind Head: Wes slides a hand behind his head in awkwardness when he realizes Ella nearly died in the confrontation that ended the vampire party he asked her about.
  • Lame Pun Reaction: Receives these:
    Wes: You always call it a "Base of Operations" instead of headquarters.. It's funny the initials spell out "B.O.O." and we hunt monsters!
    * Dope Slap*
  • Luminescent Blush: He turns bright red when Ella wraps an arm around him and drags him off implying they have a date after he invites her to patrol with him while she was being harassed by Roy.
  • Mismatched Eyes: One brown one blue
  • Must Have Caffeine: As he declares when Blaine questions a sub-par report:
    I'm like a 'zombie without my coffee!
  • Punny Name: His name is a hint to his mixed ancestry.
  • Scars Are Forever: He eventually gains some impressive scarring across his face.
  • Spiky Hair: Wears his dark hair spiked.


Ella Mcarlin
Haha! Knew it! Alright, Wes. Yes, it's true. I spent an entire week partying it out with a coven of actual vampires, and almost became a casualty when the hunters crashed their party...

She joined the hunters after being saved from a coven of vampires and becoming aware of the supernatural predators plaguing Kellwood.


  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The blonde to Junes's brunette and Rayna's redhead.
  • Boyfriend Bluff: She invokes this when Wes asks if she wants to patrol with him while Roy was harassing her.
  • Damsel in Distress: Though she wasn't aware of the distress part at the time Victor dragged her out of a vampire party before she could become a casualty. She thought they were goths and says she still has trouble telling Goths and Vampires apart after becoming a hunter.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: She's had trouble with this since she has come across several guys who won't take no for an answer, it makes her understandably quick to anger when she comes across anyone who seems to think themselves entitled to her.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: That vampire party lasted a week. One of the reasons she became a hunter afterwards is because she learned the vamps were killing other people while partying with her but thought she was entertaining so kept saving her for later.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: Blonde blue-eyed American party girl.
  • Tomboyish Ponytail: Always keeps her long blonde hair in a ponytail.


Rayna Corrine

A hotheaded impulsive hunter who often clashes with Blaine over policy thinking he tries to protect the women working for him instead of having them work as the hunters they are.


  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The redhead to Ella's blonde and Junes's brunette.
  • Boobs of Steel: One of Blaine's best hunters, she also has the largest chest out of the women hunters as seen in this lineup.
  • Fiery Redhead: Orangish hair and quick to judge and loudly and violently react.
  • The Glasses Gotta Go: She informs Blaine that the glasses are the first thing she's changing about his appearance when he comes to her for a makeover, telling him he wears contacts now.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Does not take much to set her off.
  • Hot-Blooded: This has gotten her into trouble in the past and combined with her Hair-Trigger Temper leads to her butting heads with almost everyone, especially Blaine since she sees his attempts to keep the women hunters just hunting down rat monsters instead of any real threat to mark him as chauvinistic.
  • Serious Business: When Blaine asks her if she can help him change his look to something more appealing since he's trying to get the attention of his crush she straps him to a chair in order to prevent him from interfering. At first he thinks she's trying to get revenge for the perceived slight of him not taking her seriously as a hunter but she really is trying to give him a makeover.


June Paris

A longtime friend of Victoria's who recommended her to Blaine as a possible hunter. She often hunts in a trio with Rayna and Ella and deeply regrets not asking Victoria to join the three of them the night she was killed.




The younger of a pair of brothers who are both hunters. Cyrus is the eldest and a good shot and competent hunter while Lucas is in need of some guidance in more ways than one.


  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Lucas is one for Cyrus.
  • Big Brother Worship: Lucas thinks Cyrus is awesome and will loudly point out what his brother is doing to other hunters on hunts to everyone's annoyance.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Lucas is the foolish sibling to Cyrus' responsible sibling.
  • Jerkass: Lucas.
  • Recovered Addict: Lucas considers himself such when he's been clean for a month.
  • Slut-Shaming: Lucas calls Ella a slut for leaving with Wes when Roy was leering at her and implies she slept with the vampires at the vampire party she nearly died at.
  • Younger Than They Look: Lucas' addictions have prematurely aged him so that he looks like the haggard eldest of his siblings despite being the youngest.



The elder and more reasonable of a pair of brothers who are both hunters. Cyrus is a decent hunter and cares for his younger brother but is irritated with Lucas' addictions, friends and behavior.




One of the hunters working for Blaine. Lucia is professional at her work with a preference for a fashion style that would normally seem counterintuitive to the nature of her job which is almost her reason for choosing the outfits she does.


  • Action Fashionista: She goes on hunts in lacy off-shoulder shirts that show off her midriff paired with heeled boots.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Lucia seems to have Latin American heritage of some kind.
  • Badass Biker / Biker Babe: She's one of the bikers who works as a monster hunter and she loves a challenge and dressing alluringly.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfits are inevitably chosen to show off her navel piercing.
  • The Gunslinger: She is a markedly good shot and carries at least two handguns.
  • Tricked-Out Shoes: Downplayed but the boots Lucia wears for hunting are both modified to have a sheath for a knife on the inner calf.

Other Kellwood Residents


Hector Marlowe
Why won't the vampire turn me? Am I not GOTH enough?

Victor's younger brother, a goth vampire wannabe though he's gone through some other phases in his teen years.

Human Werewolf
Font: originally Papyrus (evidently even his voice is annoying)

  • Annoying Younger Sibling: For Victor.
  • Bratty Teenage Son: His mother doesn't see it but hes a spoiled brat who thinks no one could ever understand him and is constantly changing his style and friend groups, from "rapper" to preppy, to punk to goth.
  • Delinquent Hair: During his "punk phase" he had a red mohawk.
  • Disobey This Message: Has a "You laugh at me because I'm different. I laugh at you because you're all the same" shirt, which he is seen wearing in a large group of teens all wearing the same shirt.
  • Childish Tooth Gap: In his first appearance he is missing both of his upper middle incisors and has a matching lisp.
  • Hot Topic Goth
  • Muggle Born of Mages: Like his father Hector is a "dud" in the Marlowe's long family line of magically enhanced demon killing monster hunters, though there is the possibility he takes after his mother's side of the family.
  • Never My Fault: Enforced by his mother, it's obviously Victor's.
  • The Man Is Sticking It to the Man: Hector lives and breathes this trope.
  • Official Couple: He and Xandria start dating shortly after he becomes a werewolf and she is the first person he tells. While she does help him it eventually puts too much of a strain on their relationship and becomes to weird for her and she breaks up with him though she does say she will still help him with his affliction.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Werewienerdog
  • Parental Favoritism: To the point where anything he does wrong is somehow Victor's fault.
  • Rule-Abiding Rebel: He is rebelling against his parents, who he does not really have a problem with and both of whom blame everything that goes poorly with Hector on his older brother, by moving in with his grandmother and wearing different clothes.
  • Spoiled Brat: This is what happens when your mother coddles you, gives you whatever you want as long as it's within her means and blames all of your mistakes and shortcomings on your brother.
  • Vampire Vannabe: This backfires spectacularly on him.


Kimberly Marlowe
You're setting a terrible example for Hector! You'll ruin my only good son! OUT OUT OUT!

Hector and Victor's mother.


  • Abusive Parents: Her reaction to Victor having a seizure is to tell him to quit screwing around, its a school night.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Why child services eventually left the family alone, she just seemed so nice.
  • I Have No Son!: When she kicks Victor out
  • Mama Didn't Raise No Criminal: Her willfully oblivious justification for her treatment of Victor and kicking him out.
  • Parental Favoritism: Hector can do no wrong, anything bad that happens is somehow Victor's fault.
  • Parental Neglect: To Victor
  • Parental Obliviousness: She decides Victor's seizures, injuries and "lies" (about the supernatural) mean he's going to become a serial killer when he is little and by the time he's joined Blaine's group of hunters she has decided he's a drug dealing gang member. She's also oblivious to her other son's terrible entitled behavior.


Annebelle Marie Marlowe née Ringer
With Blaine and her son Rob
This is acting up? Is that what she calls this?!

Victor's paternal grandmother whom he moves in with after being kicked out by his parents. Hector moves in with her too when he leaves home to be cool and rebellious.


  • Blind Mistake: She, supposedly, unknowingly drives into oncoming traffic.
  • Cane Fu: She can use her walking cane to devastating effect as a weapon.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: She's from a long line of hunters who had been invited to share in the powers from Ixia by the Marlowes.
  • Family Business: The Ringers were a family of monster hunters.
  • Granny Classic: To her own grandsons, the hunter organization and Charby. She also offers Hex a ride when she hears he's Charby's friend from school.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: She is one of the shortest adults in the series and her husband towers over everyone (human) in the comics outside of his grandson and Mort, both of whom he's still taller than if only by a bit.
  • Mama Bear: When some of Kellwood's other old hunting families proposed killing Victor as a toddler due to the potential dangers of his mixed Ixzerite and Ixia gifted bloodline she and John not only stood against them but convinced them to help protect Victor from the supernatural as well as the Ixzerites and Ash Circle cultists.
  • Never Mess with Granny: She can be quite violent with a cane, though she's only thus far been seen using it out of anger against characters who wouldn't do anything to hurt her in return. Given her past occupation she could probably kill with it easily if she so desired.
  • Obnoxious In-Laws: She hates her daughter-in-law Kimberly, refusing to even call her by name instead disapprovingly referring to her as "the mother" to her son's chagrin.
  • Parental Substitute: For Blaine who treats her like his own grandmother and gives her rides when John isn't around to drive her.
  • Retired Badass: She used to be a hunter and worked alongside John.
  • Secret Keeper: For the Marlowe family line's source of power.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: She's keeping secrets for Victor that Vic isn't even aware of, since the influence of his mother's bloodline makes it potentially rather dangerous for him to understand where his abnormal abilities come from.
  • I Will Wait for You: Her husband has left Kellwood only returning briefly when Victor was injured by a werewolf.


Xandria Dickenson

Um, is like, Hector here?

A goth girl Hector met at the mall, she eventually asked Hector out. Here There be Monsters starts before she meets Hector.


  • Collared by Fashion: She wears a black choker with a silver pendant on it.
  • Disobey This Message: She has a "You laugh at me because I'm different. I laugh at you because you're all the same" shirt, like her boyfriend and their group of friends.
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: She collects Creepy Cute stuffed animals.
  • Goth: Xandria consideres herself to take being goth very seriously as a teen lifestyle choice while mostly keeping to mainstream big box stores.
  • Official Couple: With Hector
  • Secret Keeper: Hector told her that he is a werewolf and despite her initial incredulity she did help him prepare for the full moon and saw him transform which pretty thoroughly convinced her.
  • Valley Girl: Overuses the word "like".



George Zealand's girlfriend who was attacked by vampires looking for revenge on her more effective than normal hunter boyfriend.

Human Vampire

  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire: She seems to be the only straight case of this in the verse as she has remained with her human boyfriend and has relied on him to provide her with food instead of hunting and she has not tried to turn nor has she lost her humanity.
  • Official Couple: With George.
  • Resist the Beast: She is maintaining her humanity and at least one relationship from her human life while avoiding hunting down humans even though she lives in a human city and human blood is very difficult for vampires in this verse to resist.
  • Satellite Character: She's the hidden girlfriend of third string character in Charby so she gets very little screen time. In Here There Be Monsters where George is a much more prominent character she has not yet appeared and it's likely she is still human during that comic.
  • Staking the Loved One: While Blaine's policy is that monsters, and especially vampires, are to be killed and not spoken or bargained with in an attempt to protect his hunters George is trying to help Diana instead, even though he's not sure if she still loves him or is only a monster pretending to have the same feeling as his girlfriend.
  • Tragic Monster: Was turned and left bloody in George's apartment for him to find leaving him facing a vampire, something he kills without hesitation as his job and considers to be a murderous blight on humanity, in the form of his girlfriend. His reaction was to help her and hide her from his coworkers and luckily for him she is the only vampire seen so far to avoid Transhuman Treachery, possibly because of his influence and the fact that she didn't have to dig herself out of a grave. If she did display any she was able to rise above it remarkably quickly.
  • Vegetarian Vampire: George has been providing her with blood, and even thinks that it is possible the convenience of easy meals and the safety of his protection may be the reason she's still with him and that she may be pretending to retain his human girlfriend's personality and affections.


Daryl Hu

An American of Korean and Japanese decent who operates as a ninja at night in Kellwood.


  • Beneath Notice: Outside of his ninja outfit those who have come across him as a ninja cannot recognize him, even when they're someone he is terrified of and screams in reaction to meeting in his day to day life.
  • Highly Visible Ninja: His black outfit is not that sneaky considering how many things and people in Kellwood can see in the dark and have heightened senses. It does prevent people from recognizing him out of costume though.
  • Interchangeable Asian Cultures: Daryl at first seems to have fallen for this himself as his Korean ancestry was apparent as soon as Charby found his wallet but it was later revealed he had Japanese ancestry as well. He is still an American running around on rooftops dressed in black head to toe in the 1990's though.
  • Ninja: This is either his hobby or job and is the reason he ran into Charby and got both his legs broken.



Assistant to Mayor Kirkfeld who ended up being forced to drive Victor to the hospital the night Vic lost his eye to a werewolf.


  • Ambiguously Brown: Marcus is a light shade of brown with dark hair and eyes and his heritage has not been addressed in comic.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Manages to run over something that looks like a dog and over a curb into someone's yard in the same night. Though to be fair the second accident was due to the surprise of having a dog start speaking to him.
  • Selective Obliviousness: He picked up and took home a dog that spoke to him. By morning he has decided that he dreamed that bit of the previous night's events.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He's the mayor's assistant and completely out of the loop on the supernatural goings on in Kellwood and it extremely annoyed by the hunters who pose as Animal Control.

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