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Comic Book: Tomb of Dracula

What This Book is About:
Volume 1 of Marvel Comics' version of Count Dracula, the vampire man fictional character created by Bram Stoker in the 19th century. One of the first horror books that came out from the House of Ideas after the Comics Code Authority (CCA) lightened regulations of what stories were allowed in comics.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Apr 1972 to Aug 1979
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Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Blade
Blade

(Eric Brooks)
Doctor Sun
Doctor Sun

(Dr. Sun)
Plus: Lucas Brand, Shiela Whittier.

Comics Index

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Total Indexed Comics: 40

Comics sorted by date. Oldest shown first. Up to 25 comics per page. Page navigator at the bottom of the page.

Tomb of Dracula #1
5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #1

April 1972
"Dracula"
Script: Gerry Conway
On a rainy night in Transylvania, Frank Drake, his girlfriend Jean, and their friend Clifton Graves drive a hilly road to a castle that was owned by Count Dracula himself. But an accident prevents them from reaching their destination. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #2
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #2

May 1972
"The Fear Within!"
Script: Gerry Conway
Frank Drake, with a companion named Gort, returns to the burned-out husk of Castle Dracula. There Frank finds Dracula’s tomb and also Clifton Graves, his pal who was thrown alive into a pit by the Count. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #3
4.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #3

July 1972
"Who Stalks the Vampire?"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Bitterly depressed late one night, Frank Drake plans to leap off a bridge and end it all; he is rescued by the huge Taj Nital and Frank meets his friend Rachel van Helsing, whose great-grandfather killed Count Dracula. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #4
4.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #4

September 1972
"Through a Mirror Darkly!"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Aging faded beauty Ilsa Strangway invites Count Dracula into her home. She keeps Dracula at bay with a cross as she explains that she bought his castle from Frank Drake in hopes of meeting the legendary Count. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #5
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #5

November 1972
"Death to a Vampire-Slayer!"
Script: Gardner F. Fox
Passing through the Black Mirror, Dracula and Taj Nital arrive in a shadow dimension inhabited by demonic monsters; Dracula fights them off while keeping Taj safe as his food supply. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #6
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #6

January 1973
"The Moorlands Monster!"
Script: Gardner F. Fox
Dracula and Lenore escape through the Black Mirror into a ruined chapel on the English moors but they don’t notice that they have been observed by a shaggy deformed monster. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #7
4.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #7

March 1973
"Night of the Death Stalkers!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Dracula calls down a snowstorm on London as a prelude for his hunting one dark night. He summons rats to drive a young woman into his waiting arms but her crucifix drives him away. He leaves her to the rats but her father, an old man in a wheelchair, and his dog drive them off. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #8
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #8

May 1973
"The Hell-Crawlers"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Dracula, having been hit by a poisoned dart fired by Quincy Harker, resists Clifton Graves’ offer of help, telling him to see to their “guests’” demise. Dracula then flies off to the Continent to crash through the window of Dr. Heinrich Mortte who sends his patients away…. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #9
3.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #9

June 1973
"Death from the Sea!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
In the village of Littlepool, a fisherman hooks the corpse of a well-dressed man; villagers help carry the body to the back room of the local church until authorities can be notified the next day. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #10
3.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #10

July 1973
"His Name is…Blade!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
At the London docks, a young couple plots to stow away on a ship—but they are assaulted by a trio of vampires, intending to take their lives. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #11
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #11

August 1973
"The Voodoo-Man!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Dracula returns to his coffin in a Surrey mortuary, planning revenge against his enemies, starting with the motorcycle gang that attacked him while he was weak (issue #9 flashback)…. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #12
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #12

September 1973
"Night of the Screaming House!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
The vampire hunters catch Dracula preying on an innocent victim on a London street; Rachel van Helsing fires a bolt but Dracula turns to mist; Taj Nital leaps on his back and the vampire flies into the air and drops with Taj on the bottom. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #13
4.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #13

October 1973
"To Kill a Vampire!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
As Quincy Harker mourns the daughter he was forced to kill (last issue), Blade demands that they forget about her and pursue Dracula, which leads to a fight with Frank Drake. Rachel van Helsing breaks up the fight and Quincy says Blade is right, they must go after their deadly quarry…. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #14
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #14

November 1973
"Dracula is Dead!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Vampire hunters Blade, Quincy Harker, Rachel van Helsing, and Frank Drake stand amazed over the body of Count Dracula, slain by Blade in the melee at the end of last issue. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #15
4.5 stars

Tomb of Dracula #15

December 1973
"Fear is the Name of the Game!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
In the wake of his death (issue #13-14), Dracula opens his diary to record the events of his life. On his way there after escaping Father Josiah Dawn’s tent, he was shot down by a hunter while in bat form. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #16
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #16

January 1974
"Return from the Grave!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
A walking corpse enters the home of solicitor James Jackson, kills his secretary, rips open the safe and takes something from inside; when Jackson arrives, the corpse knocks him out and departs…. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #17
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #17

February 1974
"Death Rides the Rails!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
His coffins in England having been destroyed, Count Dracula heads for one in Paris, only to find the coffin gone and Blade waiting for him. Dracula defeats the vampire hunter, drinks his blood and leaves him for dead. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #18
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #18

March 1974
"Enter: Werewolf by Night"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Dracula returns to his castle in Transylvania, shipping coffins of dirt to England to replace the ones destroyed by the vampire hunters, so he can return there and pursue his enemies…. In the Paris catacombs, Quincy Harker discovers Blade, bitten by Dracula (last issue) and apparently dead. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #19
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #19

April 1974
"Snowbound in Hell!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Dracula and Rachel van Helsing are trapped in snowy Transylvanian Alps after the vampire pursued van Helsing, escaping in a helicopter from his castle with the magic book that held the secret of his destruction. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #20
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #20

May 1974
"The Coming of Doctor Sun"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Count Dracula is in the Transylvanian Alps pursued by Rachel van Helsing and Frank Drake in a helicopter, firing wooden bullets at him. The Count finds the winds are too strong for him to fly as a bat so he tries ducking among the crags and hiding in the snow. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #21
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #21

June 1974
"Deathknell"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Dracula, Frank Drake, and Rachel van Helsing have been captured by an immobility ray in the Transylvanian base of Doctor Sun. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #22
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #22

July 1974
"—In Death Do We Join!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
In a small village in Moldavia, U.S.S.R. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #23
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #23

August 1974
"Shadows in the Night!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Story continues from GIANT-SIZE CHILLERS #1. At Castle Dunwick, Count Dracula has been protecting Shiela Whittier from her unseen tormenter and with the death of Lord Henry, it seemed the trouble was over—but the house itself gives out with sinister laughter and things aren’t done yet. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #24
3 stars

Tomb of Dracula #24

September 1974
"A Night for the Living…A Morning for the Dead!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Frank Drake and Rachel van Helsing return to the bridge where they had met (issue #3); he confesses that with Dracula dead, he doesn’t know what to do with his life; Rachel confesses her love for him. Count Dracula, alive again, watches and is nauseated. [...]
Tomb of Dracula #25
4 stars

Tomb of Dracula #25

October 1974
"Night of the Blood Stalker!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Private eye Hannibal King receives a client, Adrianne Walters, who was married that morning and her husband Fred was killed just hours later by a mystery man who knocked at the door (we see it was Dracula); the killer fled when other tenants arrived, leaving Adrianne unharmed. [...]