Eric Brooks, more commonly known as “Blade,” is a fictional character that appears in Marvel Comics, created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan. Blade debuted in The Tomb of Dracula #10 in 1973, and since then, it has been adapted to numerous media. He is also known as the “Daywalker” because he is a human-vampire hybrid with all of the strengths of a vampire but none of their weaknesses. Blade is a skilled martial artist and swordsman with enhanced senses and healing abilities. He uses his abilities to fight against vampires and other supernatural threats. Blade has been featured in various comic book series and live-action movies and television shows, where he is portrayed as a brooding, no-nonsense character with a thirst for vampire blood.