Going Huntin': Previewing Marvel's "Blade" #1

[Ed. Note: For more on the series, check out our interviews with writer Marc Guggenheim and artist Howard Chaykin.]

Official Press Release

The star of three blockbuster movies and a hit television series is finally getting what he deserves…his very own ongoing comic series. Blade #1 sees the return of the Blade to his own comic and he's taking on all comers, whether it be supervillain or supernatural.

Guest-starring Spider-Man, Blade #1 firmly plants the vampire hunter in the Marvel Universe as he has to help cure an undead Wall-Crawler who's been turned into a vampire himself.

And if that wasn't enough, the Lord of the Undead, Dracula, makes an appearance. But what's scarier than the most fearsome vampire in history? How about Blade having to face down an entire classroom of bloodsucking fourth graders? And all of this is just in the first issue!

The Blade team of Howard Chaykin (New Avengers, American Flagg) and Marc Guggenheim (Wolverine, CSI: Miami) along with breakout cover artist sensation Marko Djurdjevic are set to bring you the most action-packed comic on the stands each month. Get onboard for a suspenseful, edge-of-your seat monster mash of a comic set right in the heart of the Marvel Universe.

Be sure to pick up Blade #1 because this self-contained first issue is perfect for longtime fans, fans of the movie or TV show, and new readers alike.

BLADE #1 (JUL061951)




32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

FOC – 8/31, On Sale – 9/20/2006

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