Dracula (Marvel Comics)

Dracula is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is based on the vampire Count Dracula from the novel of the same name by author Bram Stoker. After the initial run of the series The Tomb of Dracula, the character has been depicted primarily as an antagonist to superheroes in the Marvel Universe.

Dracula
Count Dracula as he appeared in The Avengers #14 (Feb. 2019)
Art by David Marquez.
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
First appearanceThe Tomb of Dracula #1 (April 1972)
Created byGerry Conway
Gene Colan
In-story information
Alter egoVlad ČšepeČ™ Dracula
SpeciesVampire
Place of originEarth
Team affiliationsVampires
Legion of the Unliving
Defenders
Notable aliasesCount Dracula, Justin Drake, Dr. Vlad, Vlad III the Impaler, Dagon, Count Orlok, Alucard, Dondora, Frank Drake, Drake
AbilitiesSkilled swordsman and hand-to-hand combatant
Superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina and reflexes
Gifted intellect
Regenerative healing
Weather control
Shapeshifting
Mind control
Telepathy
Levitation
Hypnotic eyes
Immortality

The character appeared in the film Blade: Trinity (2004), primarily portrayed by Dominic Purcell in his normal form and Brian Steele in his "Beast" form.


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