Real Name: Kendra Change
presumably an English citizen
Group Membership: Vampires of Earth;
Affiliations: Unidentified merchant
Enemies: Howard Douglas, Jeremy Haynes (although they may or may not have become subservient to her after their transformation into vampires)
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Jeremy mistakenly called her "witch"
Base of Operations: Unrevealed;
formerly the Henrietta ship, docked in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom (she sought to travel to London, but we don't know that she ever got there)
First Appearance: Vampire Tales#7/6: "Agents of the Night Road" (October, 1974)
Powers/Abilities: As a vampire, Lawrence presumably had superhuman strength (typically enhanced human) and required regular blood meals to survive.
feeding on a human victim would turn that victim into a
vampire, depending on the extent of the feeding and other
Those she vampirized may have been subservient to her.
When fully fed, she could likely
heal rapidly from non-fatal wounds. Being shot and then stabbed in the
chest with a rapier-like sword gave her little pause, although it did
She likely possessed vulnerability to religious icons and a wooden stake through the heart.
She presumably had the standard vampire vulnerabilities, including sunlight and garlic.
She may have been able to mesmerize others with a gaze and/or transform from
human to bat form at will; however, not every vampire possesses such abilities.
She notably had a star-like marking over her right zygomatic arch (cheek bone).
Height: Unrevealed (she looked as tall as Jeremy, so perhaps 5'8 - 5'10")
Weight: Unrevealed (perhaps 135 lbs.; she seemed fairly lean)
Eyes: Unrevealed (black and white story, but presumably red at least some of the time); original eye color unrevealed
Comments: Created by Doug Moench and Howard Chaykin.
Kendra's name was revealed in the Vampires appendix in Vampires: The Marvel Undead (December, 2011)
Profile by Snood.
Kendra Change should be distinguished from:
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Vampire Tales#7/6, pg. 7, panel 3 (Henrietta, closer shot, shadowed);
pg. 8, panel 4 (full);
panel 5 (face);
pg. 9, panel 5 (fangs);
panel 8 (Henrietta, distant shadow)
Vampire Tales#7/6: "Agents of the Night Road" (October, 1974) - Doug Moench (writer), Howard Chaykin (artist), Tony Isabella (consulting editor), Marv Wolfman (editor)
Vampires: The Marvel Undead (December, 2011) - Jeff Christiansen, Mike O'Sullivan, and Stuart Vandal (head writers/coordinators); Markus Raymond & Mike Fichera (assistant coordinators)
First posted: 06/10/2019
Last updated: 06/10/2019
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