Dracula (Vlad Tepes)

The Religious Affiliation of
Vlad Tepes

Religion: Romanian Orthodox; Catholic convert; vampire lord CBR Scale: D

Name: Dracula

Alter Ego: Vlad Tepes

Other Names: Vlad Tepes Dracula; Vlad the Impaler; The Devil; Doctor Vlad; Dragon Drake; Justin Drake; Lord of the Damned; Lord of the Undead; Lord of the Vampires; Prince of Darkness; Vladimir Tepesch; Kaziglu Bey; Impaler Prince

Classification: villain villain   based on a real person based on a real person  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: (Marvel, mentioned) Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #30 (Sep. 1964): "The Dreaded Diablo!"; (seen) The Tomb of Dracula (vol. 1) #1 (Apr. 1972): "Dracula"

Creators: Bram Stoker, Gerry Conway, Gene Colan

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 1,363

   Comic Book Appearances: 249

   TV, Film Appearances: 1,104

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 10

Nation: Romania

Birth Place: Schassburg, Transylvania, Romania

Race: white

Gender: male

As punishment for bringing Janus into the world, Mephisto (as Satan) stripped Dracula of his powers, though he became amused and restored them when Dracula became so desperate that he prayed to God for help.

This character is in the following 176 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #25 (Feb. 1966): "Enter... Dr. Doom!" (mentioned)
Bizarre Adventures #33 (Dec. 1982): "The Blood Bequest" (lead character)
Blade (vol. 2) #1 (Nov. 1998): "Crescent City Blues"
Captain America
Dark Reign Files #1 (Apr. 2009)
The Death of Dracula #1 (Aug. 2010): "The Death of Dracula" (lead character)
The Defenders (vol. 1) #95 (May 1981): "The Vampire Strikes Back!"
Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #9 (Nov. 1989): "TBOTV: The Curse of the Darkhold, Part 1: The Montesi Formula"
Dracula Lives!
Dracula: Lord of the Undead
Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #30 (Sep. 1964): "The Dreaded Diablo!" (mentioned)
Giant-Size Chillers
Giant-Size Dracula
Giant-Size Man-Thing #5 (Aug. 1975): "Hellcow!"
Josh Howard Presents: Sasquatch (Apr. 2007): "The Sasquad vs. Dracula and Friends"
The Legion of Monsters #1 (Sep. 1975): "Death Be Thou Proud (Ch. 7)"
Legion of Monsters: Morbius the Living Vampire #1 (Sep. 2007): "Biting Back - A Tale of Dracula & Lilith" (lead character)
Love at First Bite
Marvel Comics Presents
Marvel Fanfare
Marvel Knights: Millennial Visions #1 (Feb. 2002): "The Parasite" (lead character)
Marvel Preview
Marvel Team-Up (vol. 2) #7 (Mar. 1998): "Sun-Walkers!" (cameo)
Marvel: Shadows and Light #1 (Feb. 1997): "Into the Tomb"
Spider-Man Team-Up #6 (Mar. 1997): "Lost Souls"
Tales Calculated to Drive You Bats
The Tomb of Dracula
The Uncanny X-Men
Werewolf by Night

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