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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. Vampiric Verses is a 5-part story arc in issues #14-18 of the 1st volume of Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme written by Roy Thomas and Dann Thomas.

Synopsis

The Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau plans to resurrect Varnae, the original Lord of Vampires, with the Darkhold.

Note

The vampires of Marvel Earth are part of the Mythos. Being created by the Darkhold (the source of the Necronomicon), which was created by the Elder God Chthon. The Darkhold not only has a spell which creates vampires but one that destroys them. Vampires have used the Darkhold to enhance themselves and Dracula, the Lord of Vampires was himself destroyed and restored by the Darkhold, and has used it to increase his powers.

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