Blade’s Again! Marvel’s Vampire Hunter Returns in a New Ongoing Sequence

Marvel’s high vampire hunter is returning for a brand new ongoing Blade sequence.

Introduced solely by Polygon, Blade launches in the summertime of 2023 from author Bryan Hill and artist Elena Casagrande. The brand new ongoing sequence will discover Eric Brooks struggling to cope with the supernatural underworld after he by chance awakens an historic evil. The synopsis for the sequence’ first problem reads, “Marvel’s slickest vampire hunter returns in a model new ongoing by Bryan Hill (Killmonger) and Elena Casagrande (Black Widow)! True evil is affected person. And a darkish, historic energy has been simmering quietly for hundreds of years…and when Blade himself is the one to unknowingly unleash it, Marvel’s total supernatural underworld will come out of hiding to demand he deal with it. Or pay a pound of flesh for his errors. Bloodbaths, blackmail and Blade – you received’t need to miss the explosive first problem of this new quantity!”


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“Blade is a treasured character for me,” Hill stated of the sequence. “Right here, we have now a possibility to discover his historical past, reveal new features of his world and create a narrative that’s brutal, horny, and daring because it travels into the world of monsters and magic.”

Casagrande added, “I feel that the primary purpose of drawing a struggle scene is to let or not it’s highly effective and fluid on the identical time. I see preventing like dancing, so my first thought is all the time about choreography after which the actions that I have to make sturdy. Clearly each character wants a special choreography, a special method to struggle — it’s enjoyable to personalize it — and with Blade, I’m glad to have the prospect to make use of the swords and showcase his energy.”

Blade’s Current Adventures in Marvel Comics

In present Marvel continuity, Blade is a member of the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes within the Jason Aaron-written Avengers sequence, which is concluding in April 2023, and likewise joined the Midnight Suns for a five-issue miniseries from Ethan Sacks, Luigi Zagaria and Alberto Foche that concluded in 2023. He additionally lately starred in a Blade: Vampire Nation one-shot (by Mark Russell, Dave Wachter, Dee Cunniffee, Mico Suayan and VC’s Cory Petit) launched in Nov. 2022 that noticed him change into the sheriff of a nation of vampires Dracula established in Chernobyl.

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Eric additionally lastly simply met his daughter, Brielle Brooks (a personality who debuted in 2022’s Free Comedian Ebook Day: Avengers/X-Males #1) on the finish of Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #2 by Danny Lore, Karen S. Darboe, Cris Peter and VC’s Joe Sabino. The story continues with Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #3 on April 12, 2023.

Blade #1 releases in July 2023 from Marvel.

Supply: Polygon