Harold H. Harold
is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe
Harold H. Harold first appeared in Tomb of Dracula
#37 (October 1975), and was created by Marv Wolfman
and Gene Colan
The character subsequently appears in The Tomb of Dracula
#38-45 (November 1975-June 1976), #47-49 (August–October 1976), and #56 (May 1977).
Harold H. Harold appeared as part of the "Vampires" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition
Fictional character biography
Harold H. Harold was a writer for the magazine True Vampire Stories
who happened upon the injured vampire
. Harold wanted an interview with the vampire, so he stole blood to revive Dracula.
Later, Harold went on to aid Quincy Harker
’s team of vampire hunters against Dracula a number of times. This experience inspired him to write a novel, The Vampire Conspiracy
, which was eventually adapted into a movie.
Harold tracked Dracula to Cleveland, finding him impaled on a wooden fence thanks to Howard the Duck
. Dracula persuaded Harold to free him, but upon regaining his freedom Dracula bit Harold and turned him into a vampire. Despite this turn of events, Harold went on to become a successful Hollywood movie and television producer.
Like all other vampires on Earth, Harold H. Harold was eventually destroyed when Doctor Strange
cast the spell called the Montesi Formula