Real Name: George Chelm

Identity/Class: Police

Occupation: Inspector for Scotland Yard

Affiliations: Kate Fraser (former partner), Quincy Harker and his vampire hunters (Blade, Frank Drake, Taj, Rachel van Helsing); Arthur, Lord Singleton; Tinkerton (Scotland Yard)

Enemies: Ghost of Duncan Corley, Dracula, Lilith, Y'Garon

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: London, England

First Appearance: Tomb of Dracula I#3 (July, 1972)

Powers: None. Chelm is a highly skilled investigator, and trained in unarmed combat. He is an excellent marksman, and carried silver bullets with crosses painted on them for use against vampires.

History: (Tomb of Dracula I#3)-First encountered Harker's a vampire and the vampire hunters .

(Tomb of Dracula I#6)-Investigated deaths slayings of Dracula and existence of the Morlands Monster.

(Tomb of Dracula I#16)-Investigated, solved, and ended murders of the ghost of Duncan Corley.

(Giant-Size Chillers#1)-Discovered Quincy Harker after he was attacked by Lilith II, brought him to the hospital.

(Giant-Size Dracula#2)-Alongside Kate Fraser, investigated killings of Y'Garon.

(Giant-Size Dracula#3)-Alongside Kate Fraser when she destroyed the vampire-form of Elianne Turac.

(Tomb of Dracula I#31)-Saved lord Singleton from an attack my a number of parliament members under the control of Dracula. Led group of constables that shot Dracula with a silver bullet, again saving Singleton.

(Tomb of Dracula I#33)-Tracked Dracula.

(Tomb of Dracula I#34)-Attempted to shoot Dracula, who used on of his human pawns to take the bullet. Attacked by Dracula, saved by Tinkerton and other members of Scotland Yard. Dracula escapes.

(Tomb of Dracula I#36)-Investigated escape of Dracula to the USA.

(Marvel Two-In-One#32 - BTS) - Inspector Chelm gave orders to the English constabulary, instructing them to work with the Thing (Ben Grimm) and hold off the spider-woman serum-mutated Alicia Masters. They should hold her at bay, and only kill her if she could not be otherwise stopped.

(Tomb of Dracula II#1)-Investigated attacks of Dracula after his resurrection

Comments: Created by Archie Goodwin and Gene Colan.

    Is this guy's first name listed anywhere? I can't find it. Chelm's first name was revealed in Marvel Atlas#1.

    I'd bet that Dracula eventually vamped Chelm to pay him back for opposing him too many times.

Tomb of Dracula I#3 (July, 1972) - Archie Goodwin (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Tomb of Dracula I#6 (January, 1973) - Gardner F. Fox (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Roy Thomas (editor)
Tomb of Dracula I#16 (January, 1974) - Marv Wolfman (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Roy Thomas (editor)
Giant-Size Chillers#1 (June, 1974) - Marv Wolfman (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Frank Chiaramonte (inks), Roy Thomas (editor)
Giant-Size Dracula#3 (December, 1974) - Chris Claremont (writer), Don Heck (pencils), Frank Springer (inks), Roy Thomas (editor)
Tomb of Dracula I#31 (February, 1975) - Marv Wolfman (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Len Wein (editor)
Tomb of Dracula I#33-34 (April-May, 1975) - Marv Wolfman (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Len Wein (editor)
Tomb of Dracula I#36 (September, 1975) - Marv Wolfman (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Len Wein (editor)
Marvel Two-In-One#32 (October, 1977) - Marv Wolfman (writer/editor), Ron Wilson (pencils). Pablo Marcos (inks)
Tomb of Dracula II#1 (October, 1979) - Marv Wolfman (writer), Gene colan (pencils), Bob McLeod (inks), Rick Marshall & Marv Wolfman (editor)

Last updated: 09/05/13

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