Despite 3 blockbuster films, heavy advertising, and Jessica Biel’s low-cut tops, the character of “BLADE” has never really been able to garner much of a following in the comic medium where he originated. (At least a steady one in sales numbers) His series always seem to find a way of getting canceled, postponed, or ended abruptly, so maybe that’s why Marvel is just going to go with a one-shot this time around. As part of the companies pimping of the “NEW X-MEN” the vampire hunter will be getting a new book all to himself this August, and if you make the jump you can get all the details. Read on for the skinny.
“Someone… something… is killing vampire slayers all over the world. Blade, the biggest, baddest slayer of them all, gathers an emergency assault team to blitz the bloodsucker underground and force answers out of whoever’s not reduced to a pile of smoking ash. But Blade’s not going to like what he hears. A new dawn is rising for the vampire nation. The rules are about to be rewritten, and Blade’s about to go to fang-to-fang with a new threat he knows he can’t fight alone…”
“X-MEN: CURSE OF THE MUTANTS-BLADE” Drops This August From Marvel Comics! (MSRP-$3.99)