First Look at Bryan Hill and Elena Casagrande’s “BLADE #1” On Sale July 19th

Check out a first look and the new covers at Bryan Hill and Elena Casagrande’s BLADE #1, which goes on sale July 19.

What’s Happening:

  • A new age of vampire hunting begins next month!
  • BLADE, the Daywalker, is back in an all-new ongoing solo series written by Bryan Hill (Killmonger) and drawn by Marvel’s Stormbreaker Elena Casagrande (Black Widow).
  • Blade’s latest saga will kick off when he unknowingly unleashes a dark, ancient power that’s been simmering for centuries… Known only as the Adana, Marvel’s entire supernatural underworld will be thrown in turmoil and it’s up to Blade to handle it — or pay a pound of flesh for his mistake!
  • Get ready for bloodbaths and blackmail as Hill and Casagrande return Blade to his gory glory!
  • BLADE #1 will provide an ideal entry point into the saga of this horror and pop culture icon whose starpower is set to grow even larger in the years ahead.
  • Check out all the BLADE #1 covers plus Casagrande and Jordie Bellaire’s interior artwork, including a first look at the Adana herself, and experience this pulse-pounding debut issue on July  19!
  • Also, don’t miss a special prelude comic coming to Marvel Unlimited later this summer, Blade: First Bite Infinity Comic!
  • Blade is forced to confront secrets from his past in order to find answers about his future in this revelatory plunge into the character’s history from Hill and artist Mack Chater!
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  • Virgin Variant Cover by FRANK MILLER – 75960620585100116

  • Marvel Icon Variant Cover by STEFANO CASELLI – 75960620585100121

  • Variant Cover by KAARE ANDREWS – 75960620585100117

  •  Variant Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ – 75960620585100141

  • Negative Space Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER – 75960620585100161

What They’re Saying:

  • “Blade is a treasured character for me,” Hill told Polygon. “Here, we have an opportunity to explore his history, reveal new aspects of his world and create a story that’s brutal, sexy, and bold as it travels into the world of monsters and magic.”


Tricia Kennedy
As a huge Disney fan Tricia enjoys having Walt Disney World basically in her backyard. When she's not at the theme parks she is either playing drums or with her dog Yoda. She is a lifelong Star Wars fan and has ridden Star Tours over 270 times.