|Unknown citizen of the United States with no criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
Vampire induced mutation resulting in superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina and durability with an accelerated healing factor and immunity to the weaknesses of vampires and the supernatural effects of vampire bites.
Excellent hand-to-hand combatant with skills using bladed weapons, throwing knives and firearms
Note: Although subject to the craving for blood, which is substituted by a synthetic serum, Blade is not immortal and ages like a normal human being.
|Military, civilian and custom knives and ballistic weapons.|
Blade Vol. 1, 2 & 3
Dr. Strange Vol. 2
Tomb of Dracula Vol. 1
|Tomb of Dracula Vol. 1 #10 (July, 1973)|
|Marv Wolfman & Gene Colan|
Experiencing painfully labor and about to give birth a poor woman's friends called for a doctor. Instead, the vampire Deacon Frost arrived, posing as a doctor. Frost bit the expecting mother, whose screams alerted her friends. Frost fled when they rushed into the room.
The young mother died after giving birth, and the boy was raised by her friends. Determined at an early age to avenge his mother's death, he resolved to eradicate the menace of vampirism becoming the vampire hunter known only as Blade.