Leaning into multiple genres – superhero, horror, and action – Blade (1998) was a revolutionary counterpoint to other caped crusader fare of the decade. You won’t find blood soaked raves in a Batman movie, at the very least.

Listen in as the NQD gals discuss the intersection of monsters and superheroes and the leather obsession of the late 90s.

Episode Extras

  • Watch the movie trailer
  • Read about the 2023 Blade remake
  • Read about the first portrayal of Black vampires in America

Episode edited by Cate Smith. Music by Zach Pfeifer.

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