Nimrod is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
Nimrod first appeared in Dracula Lives!
#3 (October 1973), and was created by Marv Wolfman
and John Buscema
The character subsequently appears in Bizarre Adventures #33 (December 1982).
Nimrod appeared as part of the "Vampires" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #20.
Fictional character biography
Nimrod was a former soldier appointed by Varnae
to be the lord of Earth's vampires
, and was granted the ability to control other vampires mentally. Nimrod captured Dracula
on the night Dracula first became a vampire, and forced Dracula to submit to him. Dracula challenged Nimrod to a battle with wooden stakes. As Varnae predicted, and anticipated, Dracula slew Nimrod in the duel, and succeeded him as the new lord of Earth's vampires.