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The Darkhold

It is an ancient book of occultist lore, said to give its greatest devotees control over the black arts. The Darkhold’s every spell invites terror – it is of a demonic god borne.

Book of Sins

The Russoff Legacy

in Werewolf By Night (1972) #1

Jack Russell’s 18th birthday should have been a celebration – but instead he became a werewolf! When seduced by the Darkhold, Jack’s ancestor fell victim to a lycanthropic curse. But does the Darkhold possess a cure?

Dracula’s Curse

in Werewolf By Night (1972) #15

After heisting Darkhold spells from his father’s diary, Jack Russell must outmatch he who would possess the grimoire for himself – Dracula, Lord of Vampires!

Montesi Formula

in Doctor Strange (1974) #60

Dracula ambushes Avengers Mansion with his sights set on the Darkhold. Maybe because it contains the Montesi Formula, a vampire-eradicating spell?

Darkhold Redeemers

in Darkhold: Pages from the Book of Sins (1992) #1

The Darkhold’s lost pages are loosed unto the world! Physician Victoria Montesi must safeguard the book as part of her family’s legacy. But first victims have already been claimed.

Ian McNee

in Mystic Arcana (2007) #4

Sorcerer Ian McNee has been made a pawn of Chthon, Elder God of the Darkhold! The Four Cornerstones of magic are thrown into imbalance.

Darkhold Zombies

in Marvel Zombies 5 (2010) #3

Machine Man and company travel to the medieval age of the original Black Knight…where an undead army awaits, animated by a Darkhold enchantment!

The Chthonic Masters

in Carnage (2015) #4

Cletus Kasady intrigues the cult of Chthon. Dangerous enough in anyone’s hands, what happens when the criminally insane Carnage gets his tendrils on the Book of Sins?