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Thursday, December 07, 2017

"Morbius. The Living Vampire" Movie Updates



Sony continues to develop more Marvel Comics' "Spider-Man" spin-off movies, including an R-rated  "Morbius the Living Vampire" feature, focusing on a human 'pseudo-vampire', with a screenplay by Burk Sharpless ("Dracula Untold") and Matt Sazama ("The Last Witch Hunter"):


Created by writer Roy Thomas and illustrator Gil Kane for Marvel, 'Dr. Michael Morbius', a gifted intellect, expert biologist, biochemist and neuroradiologist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry...


...debuted as an antagonist in "The Amazing Spider-Man" #101 (Oct. 1971), eventually evolving into a sympathetic 'superhero with super problems'  in his own comic book series.


"...'Morbius' experienced a transformation by electrical shock treatment and dug ingestion, turning into a pseudo-vampire, possessing superhuman powers, similar to supernatural vampires...


"...with a strong aversion to sunlight, an accelerated healing factor and the ability of 'transvection', able to navigate wind currents and glide great distances through the air..."


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 "MORBIUS THE LIVING VAMPIRE" COMIC BOOKS