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Eric Brooks, aka Blade, is a relentless hunter of vampires. Originally introduced by Marvel Comics in their The Tomb of Dracula series, he was initially portrayed as a human with some immunity to vampiric powers. Later portrayals often present him as a Dhampyr.

For a description of Blade and the Blade comic books, please see the Comic Book page.

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  • The Tomb of Dracula
  • Nightstalkers
  • Midnight Sons Unlimited
  • Blade The Vampire Hunter (1994) was a ten-issue ongoing series written by Ian Edginton.
  • Blade Vol 1 (1998) was a one-shot written by Christopher Golden, with art by Gene Colan. It concerned Blade fighting against Deacon Frost, who was trying to take over as Lord of the Vampires from Dracula. It also includes Hannibal King, Safron Caulder, and Brother Voodoo.
  • Blade Vol 2 (1998–1999) was a three-issue mini-series written by Don McGregor, with art by Brian Hagen. It concerns Dominique Levant, a woman living in New Orleans who hires Blade to do a job. Things get complicated with the addition of Morbius the Living Vampire.
  • Blade Vol 3 (2002) was a six-issue Marvel MAX mini-series written by Christopher Hinz, with art by Steve Pugh. It concerns the Tryk, a new kind of vampiric creature that Blade encounters. The Tryk are fearless of vampires and actively hunt them, as well as the Seven, the Ancient Conspiracy that keeps the Tryk's numbers low.
  • Blade Vol 4 (2006–2007) was a twelve-issue series written by Marc Guggenheim, with art by Howard Chaykin. It follows a more case of the week structure, but it has the recurring antagonist of Lucas Cross, Blade's long-lost father, who is attempting to use his son to fulfill a prophecy.
  • Mighty Avengers (2013)
  • Strikeforce
  • Wolverine vs. Blade (2019) is a one-shot featuring the titular heroes.
  • Bloodline: Daughter of Blade (2023) is a five-issue limited series centered on Brielle, Blade's daughter, who's starting to come to terms with her heritage and powers.
  • Midnight Suns (2022)
  • Blade: Vampire Nation (2022) is a one-shot exploring Blade's new role as sheriff of Dracula's titular vampire nation.
  • Blade Vol 5 (2023-) is an upcoming ongoing series, launching in July 2023.

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