Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1

Writer: Danny Lore Artist: Karen Darboe Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 1, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 10
7.7Critic Rating
4.6User Rating

IT'S IN HER BLOOD?
Brielle Brooks is a good kid, no matter what her teachers say - it's not her fault she's developing vampiric super-powers and the undead want to brawl! And as if problems at school aren't enough, Bri's got a wild ride ahead of her - she's about to discover that she's the daughter of the infamous vampire hunter and Daywalker known as BLADE!
Rated T+

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Feb 6, 2023

    Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1celebrates the Daywalker's legacy while delivering a supernatural coming-of-age story. Fans of Buffy the Vampire SlayerandTeen Wolf will no doubt race to pick this up, while longtime Marvel fans will have a new heroine to call their favorite. Either way, this is a book that's been a long time coming - and one you don't want to miss. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Feb 1, 2023

    With an equally distinct and vivid art style coupled with it, Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1 is everything I was hoping for, and the future for the character and this world couldn't be brighter. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Feb 4, 2023

    Overall, Bloodline: Daughter Of Blade #1 is an excellent debut issue which primes fans for whats to come for the characters. The story by Lore is exciting. The art by the team is gorgeous. Altogether, a story that introduces what will be a fan favorite. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Feb 4, 2023

    Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1 introduces a charming heroine who is full of potential. She is going to need all the support she has as the action ramps up! Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Graphic Policy - Brett Feb 1, 2023

    Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1 is a fun debut with some youthful energy and story decisions that makes it stand out. Instead of going the familiar route, it changes things up keeping readers on their toes. Blade and the Vampire Nation have been getting more of a focus lately and here's to hoping this series continues the solid storytelling they've been delivering so far. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Feb 6, 2023

    Worth a look if you like the Blade character and want another story based off a character from the series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek'd Out - Nico Sprezzatura Feb 1, 2023

    A big asset working in Bloodline #1's favor is that it doesn't require an encyclopedic knowledge of Blade to be understood; she knows slightly less about her origins than the reader does, and we're both discovering the extent of her nature in real time with one another. I'm not especially familiar with Blade stories myself, but I know his whole deal as a general character; that's more than enough. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Feb 2, 2023

    Blades daughter comes to the fore with some intriguing concepts, but not enough to really stand out in a big way just yet. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Feb 1, 2023

    Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1 introduces a compelling situation for Bloodline as a vampire hunter and as a person whose still figuring out her half-vampire nature. A slower-paced issue, to be sure. There are a lot of elements that could spell intriguing drama surrounding vampire hunters and Blade being an absentee father. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - kcscribbles Feb 1, 2023

    Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1 is a slightly above average kickoff to the series. Brielle Brooks just seems to perfect to be interesting, but when the supernatural creatures and vampires appear, those scenes have the feel of an old Universal Horror film. Hopefully next issue will expand on the two good cliffhangers at the end of the book. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Feb 2, 2023

    Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1 is wholly uninspired, cheap, amateurish, and worst of all, boring. If you've been anxiously awaiting the arrival of Blade's daughter for a new generation of adventures, you will be sorely disappointed. Read Full Review

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