Delving deeper into the darker side of Marvel, away from the heroes like Thor, Captain America and Iron-Man, we instead find ourselves attending a funeral for Ulysses Bloodstone. Attending his funeral, are various Hunters who have all come to pay their respects, but more importantly, to earn their rite to wield the legendary Blood Stone. Which grants hunters great strength and skill in battle. Also in attendance, is Ulysses' own flesh and blood. His daughter, Elsa Bloodstone has come to claim her birthright but even she has no clue of the strangest stranger among them.
Ahead of the new Disney Plus series for Marvel's Moon Knight, I decided to do a bit more research into some of the classic comics that started it all. Besides his appearance in Werewolf by Night #32, I have not read much of the character or his origins. So I wanted to learn more before the series comes out, and what better place to start, than with issue 1 from 1980? His first solo run.
Intro: Heroes across all comics eventually deal with something a little more supernatural than your average villain. Ghosts, ghouls, vampires, and werewolves just to name a few, but when it comes to movies and TV, very few of the supernatural elements get adapted...but could we begin to see more supernatural beings in comic book films... Continue Reading →
Jack Russell is turning eighteen but his nights are tormented with horrifying dreams that feel all too real. He dreams of a beast, one that can kill with ease, beneath the light of the full moon, a beast that has the strength he wishes he had. Once vague, the dreams have grown more vivid in the days leading to his eighteenth birthday, and what's worse, Jack awakens to find an injury on his arm, exactly where the beast in his dream was shot by a police officer.
Michael Shepard has been living a lie his entire life. For starters, his name isn't really Michael Shepard, it's Jack Russell, and he has a dangerous secret, that puts not only his life at risk, but the life of his fiance and the child growing within her.
Written by: Marv WolfmanArtist: Mike PloogInker: Frank ChiarmonteLetterer: John CostanzaColourist: Petra GoldbergEditor: Roy Thomas'As seen in Werewolf By Night: In The Blood (2009)' Intro: This issue is a continuation from the story told in Tomb of Dracula #18. If you have not read my review on that issue, please follow the link below to read... Continue Reading →
Written by: Marv WolfmanArtist: Gene ColanInker: Tom PalmerLetterer: John CostanzaColourist: Linda LessmannEditor: Roy Thomas'As seen in Werewolf By Night: In The Blood (2009)' Intro: Dracula, the lord of all vampires, brought to life in 1897 in a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Over the years the character of Dracula has been adapted into films,... Continue Reading →