Morbius, the Living Vampire and better known as Dr. Michael Morbius, is a fictional character and villain turned anti-hero in the Marvel Comics universe, and a (former) member of the rogues gallery of Spider-Man, Blade, Ghost Rider and Doctor Strange.
He was a famous biochemist who was suffering from a debilitating blood disease, and injected himself with vampire bat DNA in hopes of curing himself, but became a living vampire. Despite being introduced as an antagonist of a few heroes, in some versions of the universe, he is an anti-hero who has worked with Spider-Man and Blade, and was a member of the Legion of Monsters and the Midnight Sons.
He was created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, and first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #101 in October of 1971.
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