Real Name: Richard ?
Occupation: Templar knight
Affiliations: The Templars
Enemies: The Freedom Fighters
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Castleton, U.K.
First Appearance: Jack Staff #2 (Dancing Elephant)
Powers/Abilities: Templar Richard had all the standard powers of an ancient vampire.
History: Templar Richard appears to have been a Knight of the Crusades who fell victim to a vampire. Somehow he ended up in the caves under the town of Castleton. It's likely he was imprisoned there, only to be released by the Blitz, as otherwise the killings that drew the Freedom Fighters to battle him would have started much sooner. Whatever the case, he faced the World War II heroes, successfully turning Sergeant States into a vampire too, and battling the other heroes to a standstill, before being killed by chance when a German bomb caused a Stalactite to fall loose, impaling him. States finished the job by using his shield to decapitate him. Sixty years later the skeletal remains were still in the cavern, undisturbed.
Comments: Created by Paul Grist
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