Blood Hunt
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
FormatLimited series
Publication dateMay 2024
No. of issues5
Main character(s)Avengers
Blade
Bloodline
Spider-Man
Hunter’s Moon
Tigra
Doctor Strange
Clea
Creative team
Written byJed MacKay
Penciller(s)Pepe Larraz
Colorist(s)Marte Gracia

"Blood Hunt" is an upcoming American comic book crossover event written by Jed MacKay with art by Pepe Larraz and Marte Gracia, published in 2024 by Marvel Comics. The event involves rise of the Vampire Nation united by a single vision for the first time in millennia.[1]

Publication history

At the New York Comic Convention in October 2023, Marvel Comics teased "Blood Hunt" as the next major crossover event that will command its own main limited series, as well as spilling out into tie-in issues and spinoff limited series.[2]

Blood Hunt is announced as a five-issue limited series written by the current Avengers scribe Jed MacKay debuting in May 2024. The series is a culmination of a naturally building story about the vampire apocalypse involving the Avengers, Blade, Bloodline, Spider-Man, Hunter's Moon, Tigra, Doctor Strange, and Clea.[3]

Issues involved

Prelude issues

Title Issues Writer Artist Colorist Release date
Free Comic Book Day 2024: Blood Hunt/X-Men 1 Jed MacKay Sara Pichelli TBA May 4, 2024[4]

Main series

Title Issues Writer Artist Colorist Debut date Conclusion date
Blood Hunt 1–5 Jed MacKay Pepe Larraz Marte Gracia May 1, 2024[3] TBA

Tie-in series

Title Issues Writer Artist Colorist Debut date Conclusion date
Blood Hunters 1–4 Mark Russell, Bob Quinn & Erica Schultz Bernard Chang, Christos Gage & Javier Garrón. TBA May 8, 2024[5] TBA
Dracula: Blood Hunt 1–3 Danny Lore Vincenzo Carratù May 8, 2024[6]
Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt 1–3 Cheryl Lynn Eaton Farid Karami May 15, 2024[7]
Black Panther: Blood Hunt 1–3 Cavan Scott Kev Walker May 29, 2024[8]

References

  1. ^ Wilson, Carl (2023), Bacon, Simon (ed.), "Gaming and Vampires", The Palgrave Handbook of the Vampire, Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 1–19, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-82301-6_67-1, ISBN 978-3-030-82301-6, retrieved 2023-12-27
  2. ^ "NYCC 2023: 'Blood Hunt,' Marvel Comics' Next Crossover Event, Revealed". www.marvel.com. Retrieved 2023-12-27.
  3. ^ a b "'Blood Hunt' Drags the Marvel Universe into Darkness". www.marvel.com. Retrieved 2023-12-27.
  4. ^ "Marvel's 2024 Free Comic Book Day Titles Present the First Post-Krakoa X-Men Story, the Opening Kill of 'Blood Hunt,' and More". Marvel Comics. January 5, 2024. Retrieved January 27, 2024.
  5. ^ "Dagger Forms a Team of Vampire Slayers, Hawkeye Stands Against the Hordes, & More in 'Blood Hunters'". www.marvel.com. Retrieved 2024-02-14.
  6. ^ "In 'Dracula: Blood Hunt,' the Lord of Vampires Takes the Daughter of Blade Under His Wing". www.marvel.com. Retrieved 2024-02-14.
  7. ^ "Union Jack Paints the UK Red in 'Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt'". www.marvel.com. Retrieved 2024-02-13.
  8. ^ "'Black Panther: Blood Hunt' Transforms T'Challa into a Vampire". www.marvel.com. Retrieved 2024-02-13.