Blade 7

Real Name
Eric Brooks
First Appearance
The Tomb of Dracula #10 (July, 1973)
Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan
Team Affliations
MI: 13, Nightstalkers, Vanguard, Midnight Sons, Mighty Avengers
Base of Operations
Mobile, with frequent stops in New York
Superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, reflexes, and durability, Accelerated Healing factor, Ability to sense supernatural creatures
Skills and Abilities
Skilled martial artist, swordsman, and marksman
Tools and Weapons
Sword designed to kill vampires, various weapons designed to kill vampires

Blade is a half-vampire anti-hero in the Marvel Universe who has dedicated his life to fighting vampires.


After his mother was bitten by a vampire, Eric Brooks grew to be a half-vampire with all of the powers of a vampire but fewer of their weaknesses.  As he grew, he dedicated his life to ridding the Earth of vampires by any means necessary.


Eric Brooks was born in Soho, London in 1929 to Lucas and Tara Cross.  Lucas was a member of the Order of Tyrana, a secret organization with a keen interest in the occult, specifically vampires.  When his mother was giving birth to him a vampire was feasting on her. Later in his teenagehood he saw a man being attacked by vampires and Blade helped him. The man turned out to be afari a feared vampire slayer and in return afari trained him to be a vampire slayer.


Has a katana, light knives and flash grenades.

Tv showsEdit

Comes out in an episode of Ultimate Spider man.

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