What follows is a list of known vampires, all vampires listed here are native to the Earth-616 dimension unless otherwise stated. Further anyone exanguinated by a vampire potentially may have become a vampire also. Dracula has at many times fed off people to add to his vampire legions. However, in many cases they may not have risen or were staked or their bodies destroyed before they could be risen. This list only contains vampires who have risen from death and operated as a vampire only.
While many of these vampires were destroyed by conventional means, many have fates that are unrevealed. Ultimately they would have all been destroyed when the Montesi Formula when it was recited in Doctor Strange Vol. 2 #62. When the spell was broken, most vampires were restored to life, including (theoretically) many of the vampires listed below.
For more information about the Vampire race, see Vampires.
- Dracula: Long time king of the vampires, his defeat at the hands of Abraham van Helsing in the 19th Century. That defeat was transcribed in Bram Stoker's novel Dracula, a factual account that has mostly been dismissed as fiction. Dracula has returned from the dead many times and has many alternate reality counterparts. For more information on Dracula in all his incarnations, refer to the Dracula profile.
- Japanese scientist Dr. Togu a Imperial Japanese scientist during World War II claimed to had synthesized a scientific means to turn himself into a vampire. He was exposed to sunlight by Captain America and died in All Winners #5.
- Ancient vampire Count Vicaro terrorized a small town until he too was exposed to sunlight by the Angel in 1942 who later burned his corpse in Marvel Mystery Comics #35.
- Another vampire named Count Varnis existed on Vampire Mountain near Camp Lehigh for centuries. In 1943 he was slain by Captain America. Varnis had a butler who was also a vampire, he crumbled to dust upon the death of Varnis. Private Joe Dawson of the United States Army was also transformed into a vampire by Count Varnis. He reverted back to human form after Varnis was slain. All three vampires appeared in Captain America Comics #24.
- Mona Welles: was transformed into a vampire by being forced to drink a potion of disgrace after being accused of stealing an Aztec tribes god image. She was killed by the Sub-Mariner in Marvel Mystery Comics #74.
- Madame la Morte: Was a vampire who lived in the Rosetti catacombs in Europe. She was uncovered by explorers and slain by Marvel Boy in 1951.
- Jean: First appeared in Tomb of Dracula #1, girlfriend of Frank Drake. She was Dracula's first victim after he was accidentally resurrected by Clifton Graves. She was used by Dracula to get revenge against Drake and Graves for stealing his coffin. She met her end in Tomb of Dracula #2 when she was out past sunrise and disintegrated.
- Unnamed Night Porter: Seeing and killed in Tomb of Dracula #3. This night porter had the unfortunate luck of watching over one of Dracula's stolen coffins in a storage room in London. When Dracula came to retrieve it with his slave Clifton Graves, the Porter aided them in removing it. However, when they dropped the coffin and gold coins rolled out, the greed Porter met his mortal end and was exanguanted by Dracula. His body would be found by Frank Drake, his vampire hunting allies and they would be found by Scotland Yard which would take the trio and the dead body back to Scotland Yard headquarters. The Porter would soon rise as a vampire and would be killed by Drake and his friends. While a sad addition to Dracula's vampire thrall, the Night Porter would convince Inspector George Chelm of the existence of vampires and give Quincy Harker and his band of vampire hunters complete support from the Scotland Yard.
- Ilsa Strangeway: First appeared in Tomb of Dracula #3, was an ageing model who became obsessed with restoring her youth by Occult means. Became obsessed with Bram Stoker's Dracula and purchased Dracula's Castle from Frank Drake. Made a bargain with Dracula to become a vampire in exchanged for a Demon Mirror, hoping that the transformation would restore her youth. In Tomb of Dracula #4 she would realize that being a vampire did not restore her youth at all, horrified at what she had become, she allowed Rachel Van Helsing to kill her by means of a stake through the heart.
- Lenore: First seen in Tomb of Dracula #5.Turned into a vampire sometime prior to Dracula's defeat at the hands of Abraham van Helsing. Dracula would have her sealed in a mystical bottle filled with blood to release her at a time when her services were needed. This bottle was stored in Castle Dracula. When Dracula travelled back in time to the 19th Century in a plot to kill Abraham van Helsing, Dracula would free Lenore in order to stop vampire hunters (led by Abraham's descendant Rachel van Helsing) from the present from stopping him. The plot would fail and Dracula and Lenore would flee back to the present. In a later fight with Rachel and her vampire hunters in Tomb of Dracula #6, Dracula would use Lenore as a shield when Dracula's own descendant Frank Drake attempted to fire a stake at the vampire lord. Lenore's death would cover Dracula's escape.
- Heinrich Mortte: Was turned into a vampire sometime before his first appearance in Tomb of Dracula #8. He was a reluctant vampire who ran a doctors office, keeping his true nature secret to his daughter Adrian. However during his servitude to Dracula he created a device called a Projector, a device that could resurrect the dead as vampires. In recent times, after being poisoned by Quincy Harker, Dracula would force Mortte to perform a complete blood transfusion to expunge the poison from his body. He would then later force Heinrich to bring him the Projector. However, when Dracula sends his army of vampires to kill Heinrich's daughter, Mortte would battle Dracula, and destroy the device. Horrified at what he had help create, Mortte would kill himself by purposely impaling himself on the fence posts of a cemetery.
- Projector Vampires: Appeared in Tomb of Dracula #8. An army of the dead resurrected as vampires by Dracula using a device called the Projector, created by Heinrich Mortte. Mortte would destroy this device, causing all those risen by it to crumble into dust.
- Gladys and Corker: Appeared in Tomb of Dracula #9, a pair from Liverpool. Gladys (a bartender) is turned by Dracula, who in turn changes Corker (a gilded lover) into a vampire as well. When their vampiric nature is discovered by the towns folk, they are led by Father William, the local priest and they are staked to death.
- Unnamed members of "Dracula's Legions": Seen in Tomb of Dracula #10, these vampires were apparently members of Dracula's "legions". When they attempted to feed upon two lovers planning a trip to America, they were killed by Blade the Vampire Hunter.
- Lucas Brand: First seen in Tomb of Dracula #9, was a member of a biker gang under the employ of Jason Faust. In revenge for being attacked by Brand's gang, Dracula changed him into a vampire in Tomb of Dracula #11.
- Jason Faust: Was a wealthy explorer who's only appearance has been in Tomb of Dracula #11, whom visited Haiti on the advice of Quincy Harker. There he ran afoul of the local Voodoo practitioner who rendered him immobile with Voodoo magic. Rescued and returned to Britain, Faust would be confined to an iron lung and would drain his fortune keeping himself alive. Wishing revenge, he would hire Lucas Brand and his biker gang to murder those he blamed for his condition. Due to Brand's beating of Dracula, the vampire lord would get revenge on Brand, turning him into a vampire and sending him back to Faust. There Brand would bite Faust turning him into a vampire before Faust could immobilize Brand with a voodoo doll. When the morning sun rose, the immobile Faust was incinerated.
- Edith Harker: Daughter of Quincy Harker. She is transformed into a vampire by Dracula in Tomb of Dracula #12 in revenge against Harker's constant attempts to slay him. After sending Dracula fleeing, Quincy is forced to kill her own daughter, staking her through the heart.
- Deacon Frost: First appeared in Tomb of Dracula #13. Was responsible for killing Blade's mother as she gave birth to him. In 1898 he was accidentally injected with a serum that turned him into a vampire. He gained the additional ability of being able to create doppelgangers of those he's bitten such as Blade (by proxy of the fact Frost fed upon his mother) and Hannibal King.
- Maria: Seen in Tomb of Dracula #15, was shot in cold blood by her husband Richard when she asked him for a divorce. Found dying by Dracula, the vampire lord resurrected her as a vampire to get revenge against her husband. Her fate following her revenge is unknown.
- Turac: In revenge for taking over his kingdom and killing his wife, Dracula turned the invading Turac into a vampire in Dracula Lives #2.
- Gorna: First seen in Tomb of Dracula #22, lived in the USSR, was married to a girl named Petra prior to being turned into a vampire by parties unknown. He'd attempt to claim his wife as a vampire. Drawing the attention of Dracula while he was in the region, Dracula would battle Gorna to the death burning him alive.
- An Unnamed Vampire once attacked Saffron then a girlfriend of the vampire hunter Blade in Tomb of Dracula #24. This would prove a foolish move indeed and he would soon meet his end at the hands of Blade himself.
- Hannibal King: First appeared in Tomb of Dracula #25. He was a private investigator who was turned into a vampire by Deacon Frost.
- Vampires in the Walters Murder Case: In Tomb of Dracula #25 while investigating the murder of Fred Walters, Hannibal King came across Dracula and three other vampires. Some where slain by King, most of them escaped. Their current whereabouts are unknown.
- Adri Nital:' First seen Tomb of Dracula #28, Adri is the son of Taj Nital, was turned into a vampire when Dracula attacked Jajpur, India. The attack would prompt Taj to join Quincy Harker's vampire hunters.
- An army of vampires were risen from the grave by Dracula in Tomb of Dracula #27 to search for the missing parts of the Chimera statue. If this army were vampires prior to Dracula using the tail of the Chimera to rise them, or were reanimated corpses turned into vampires by the tail remains unrevealed. They failed in their mission and the Chimera was destroyed, their fate following the Chimera's destruction remains unrevealed.
- Lydia Strang: Seen in Tomb of Dracula #30, in the 1800's she would convince Dracula to kill her husband Archibald Strang, who was vying for the position of Germany's President Minister. However, after he completed his task, she would betray him so that Otto von Bismark could claim the position itself so that she could gain power and status through their secret affair. Dracula would get revenge on her after Otto exiled her from Germany, turning her into a vampire. By Dracula's account she was killed later that year by Abraham van Helsing.
- Kuai Hua: Seen in Tomb of Dracula #30, was loyal to Dracula when he was residing in China in 1968. After he was led into a trap and staked by Blade the vampire hunter, Dracula would be rescued by Kuai Hua and other vampires. Her recent activity and current fate are presently unknown.
- Two female vampires held Rachel van Helsing hostage in Tomb of Dracula #32 to prevent Quincy Harker from killing Dracula. When Harker agreed to let Dracula free the two female vampires disappeared into the night, their fate is unrevealed.
- In Tomb of Dracula #34 and #35, Daphne von Wilkinson tricked Dracula into killing those who she blamed for her failing fashion company. Dracula would turn Jackson Hardy, Martin Beatering, his wife Tilly, Ken Mitchell, Jack Bolt, Winston Twindle and a fashion model named Angie into vampires. When Dracula would realize that Daphne had tricked him, he would order his newly turned vampire charges to feed upon her. Their ultimate fate remains unrevealed.
- Deacon Frost turned a grave digger into a vampire in Tomb of Dracula #45 to dig up a coffin containing a vampire doppelganger of Blade. Left in an apartment after being drained, he is found by both Blade and Hannibal King. Feeling betrayed by Frost, the grave digger would tell them Frost's plot to take over the world with the doppelganger. After imparting his information, he was killed by Blade.
- In Tomb of Dracula #48 we meet a vampire named Marianne who has had three different encounters with Dracula. In 1875, her father Captain Cutlass would attempt to rob a French ship carrying Dracula's coffin. For his trouble he would be turned into a vampire and raised by his daughter until her second encounter with Dracula in Vienna, Italy in 1903, an encounter that would end in her fathers death. In Rome in the year 1923, Dracula would target her husband Count Marcos De La Triana for his refusal to help Dracula ship coffins to America. De La Triana would be turned into a vampire, and he in turn would turn Marianne into one as well. In modern times, Marco would be killed by Blade, and Marianne, unable to live a lonely existence would come to Dracula one final time to have him put her out of her misery.
- Tomb of Dracula #52 would depict Dracula leading an army of vampires on an invasion of Vienna in the year 1810. This invasion would be thwarted by the intervention of the Golden Angel. His very presence was enough to drive Dracula away and cancel his invasion.
- Ilsa: was a recently turned vampire that was experimented upon by Deacon Frost in Germany during the year 1863. She appeared in Tomb of Dracula #53.
- Deacon frost had an army of vampires at his disposal in Tomb of Dracula #53, all of them were doppelgangers based upon Blade and Hannibal King. They were all killed by Blade and Hannibal King in that same issue.
- In Tomb of Dracula #58, an unnamed vampire created a symbiotic link between itself and Lorianne the wife of former vampire hunter Musenda. This caused Lorianne to become a vampire during the daytime, and the root of the symbiosis is discovered by Rachel van Helsing. The vampire is eventually killed by Blade, restoring Lorianne to normal.
- A group of vampires loyal to Torgo were depicted in Tomb of Dracula #68 to Tomb of Dracula #70, they loyally served Torgo and attacked Dracula. A number of them were destroyed. Once Torgo was destroyed by Dracula, they presumably resumed their faithful subservience to Dracula. They are later put to death by Dracula in Tomb of Dracula Vol. 2 #5.
- Torgo appeared and died in Tomb of Dracula #70, he briefly usurped the role of king of the vampires during a brief period when Dracula was stripped of his powers by Satan. He was killed by Dracula in a fight for supremacy after Dracula regained his powers.
- Amber: Was an artist that was seduced and turned into a vampire by Dracula in Tomb of Dracula Vol. 2 #3. She would paint increasingly horrifying pictures before finally deciding to end her vampiric life. She would allow the sun to disintegrate her after her final painting: a picture of herself being crucified.
- Odette Byelai: Was a ballerina who was turned into a vampire by Dracula in Tomb of Dracula Vol. 2 #4. Although she was able to transform into a bird firm, she was a true vampire, and she lost her ability to appreciate music. While putting on a performance of Swan Lake, Dracula attempted to control her forcing her to change into a bat-like creature. Unwilling to live a life as a slave to Dracula, she would impale herself on splintered wood.
- In Dracula Lives #1, three female vampires (Bettina is the only one that is named) attempt to seduce Dracula during a night of brooding in 1691, he would angrily send them away. Dracula has stated that this trio were "Wantons" (prostitutes) that worked the back alleys of Bistriz. Their current fate is unknown.
- Du Monte: Appeared in Dracula Lives #1, was a French doctor who practiced in the 1800's . Dracula would seek the man out to find a cure for vampirism however Du Monte would attempt to double cross Dracula and attempt to kill him. The attempt would fail and Dracula get revenge by changing Du Monte into a vampire, the one thing that Du Monte feared the most. His current fate is unknown.
- Nazi commander Hauptman Kriss was a vampire possessed by the spirit of Dracula during the Nazi occupation of Transylvania during World War II. The spirit of Dracula would possess Kriss and make him unknowingly kill his own troops. Kriss would blame the resident gypsy population and order them exterminated. Eventually Dracula would take full control (altering Kriss' appearance to resemble that of Dracula's) and attack his second in command Willi Hanson. Hanson would be forced to drive a stake through his commanding officer's heart killing him. These events took place in Dracula Lives #2.
- Nimrod: King of the Vampires circa 1452, was challenged and killed in a Trial of the Stakes by Dracula shortly after Vlad was turned into a vampire.
- Appearing in Dracula Lives #3 were a group of vampires loyal to Nimrod. One of there number was a woman named Lala whom attempted to seduce Dracula after Dracula had challenged Nimrod to a Trial of the Stakes for leadership of all vampires. Dracula would reject her advances, and later when Dracula battled Nimrod she would attempt to slay Dracula. This would be her undoing as Dracula would use her as a shield for an approaching stake, which would kill her instantly. Her interference would also give Dracula the upper hand in his battle against Nimrod. The others would become loyal to Dracula following Nimrod's death, their current fate is unknown.
- Anton: Was a gypsy transformed into a vampire by Dracula in Dracula Lives #4.
- Bordia: Was a vampire who posed as a priest and took over Dracula's castle following his transformation into a vampire. Deciding that Transylvania had room for only one reigning vampire, he attacked Dracula and was easily slain by the newly crowned king of the vampires. He appeared in Dracula Lives #4.
- Zina and Drusilla were but two women who were converted into vampires by Dracula to get revenge on a man named Durenyi, who in 1597 broke into Castle Dracula and stole Dracula's diary which told the people of Transylvania of his various weaknesses. Their current fate is unknown. They appeared in Dracula Lives #12.
- Lorenza Serafina: The wife of Dracula's foe Cagliostro, she appeared in Dracula Lives #5. In 1785, in revenge for attempts against his life by Cagliostro, Dracula turned Lorenza into a vampire. Her fate following this is unknown.
- Velanna: First appeared in Dracula Lives #10, was another female victim of Dracula. Was killed by her husband Lupescu in Dracula Lives #11.
- According to Dracula Lives #9, some 20 years in the past during the 1800's, Dracula had turned the wife of Count Vryslaw into a vampire. Vryslaw would lock up his wife and go out and kill young girls to bring her a fresh supply of blood. This would eventually make the people of the town suspect Dracula, and prepare for him. Dracula would learn the truth and attempt to slay Vryslaw, however Vryslaw would die of a heart attack, but not before he would kill his own wife as well with an arrow through the heart.
- A group of vampires would exist in the US town of Kuttnerville in the Dakotas, turned into vampires prior to a story appearing in Dracula Lives #13, among them a female who was in a relationship from the local Marshall. When the Marshall was forced into retirement he would become a bounty hunter and accept a bounty on Dracula, he would kill the woman and other vampires that were hiding out in Dracula's castle in Transylvania.
- Marguerita: A gypsy vampire who would trick the Frankenstein's Monster into reviving Dracula in the year 1898 (as depicted in Frankenstein Monster #7). She would be killed by the Monster in Frankenstein Monster #8.
- Carmen: The granddaughter of the vampire Marguerita. She would be turned into a vampire by Dracula in 1898 (as seen in Frankenstein Monster #8), and Frankenstein's Monster would be forced to slay her soon afterward (in Frankenstein Monster #9).
- An unnamed female vampire would come to rescue Dracula in 1903 when he was targeted by Death. After being destroyed in the sun, Dracula would summon her to collect his ashes and revive him. She appeared in Dracula Lives #9, her fate is unknown.
- 1926, Rome: Dracula would earn the ire of mobster Nick Diablo in Tomb of Dracula #8. Dracula would turn all those who would try to complete the hit Diablo put out on Dracula. These people would be Maria Petrella, Alonzo, Giuseppe, and Nick's girlfriend, Luisa Morelli. He would send them to slay Diablo. Their fates are unknown.
- Louis Belski:: Appeared in Dracula Lives #4, was a hack actor who once had a big career playing Dracula in many films. After his latest feature "The Fangs of Dracula" was a complete flop he would go mad, kill the producer and hide out in the studio thinking that he himself was Dracula. Ironically, he would end up running afoul of the genuine article who would be disgusted at his pathetic imitator. However, Dracula would turn him into a vampire.
- Liza: Also appeared in Dracula Lives #4 Worked at the same studio as Louis Belski. Turned by Dracula.
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