DWARF

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Demon

Occupation: Acolyte of the Darkhold

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Agent of Chthon (aka. the Other); users of Darkhold pages

Enemies: Darkhold Redeemers, Midnight Sons (Blade, John Blaze, Frank Drake, Dr. Strange, Ghost Rider/Dan Ketch/Noble Kale, Hannibal King, Vittorio Montesi, Morbius, Vengeance)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: The Darkhold Dwarf

Base of Operations: Realm of Chthon, mobile on Earth

First Appearance: Ghost Rider III#25 (September, 1992)

Powers: The Dwarf is able to magically transport anywhere at will. He typically appears anywhere a page of the Darkhold is to be found. He influences people in an effort to get them to use a page out of the Darkhold, thus damning their souls.

The Dwarf does not usually engage in any direct assaults, preferring to manipulate others. He may or may not be able to access the mystic energy of Chthon. He is influenced by ambient magic, as was the case when Victoria Montesi herself accessed a page of the Darkhold.

The Dwarf does not suffer from any human limitations, such as the need for air, water, food, warmth, etc. It is unlikely that he can be injured by any conventional means.

Height: 3' 6" Weight: 130 lbs.

History: The origins of the Dwarf are unrevealed. He is almost certainly either a creation of or a demon in the employ of Chthon. In recent years, he has been dispatched to Earth to convince others to utilize the pages of the Darkhold. Chthon gains power when the pages are accessed, and so the Dwarf attempts to convince others that they will benefit from using the page.

The Dwarf's efforts were opposed by the Darkhold Redeemers, who tried to prevent the use of any of the pages. However, despite this, the Dwarf succeeded in convincing one of their own, Victoria Montesi, to use one of the pages. The Dwarf also convinced another Midnight Son, Blade, to use one of the pages.

Comments: Created by Howard Mackie, Chris Cooper, and Richard Case.

 

 

 

 


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Appearances:
Ghost Rider III#25 (May, 1992) - Howard Mackie (writer), Andy Kubert & Mark Texeira (artists)
Darkhold#1-2 (October-November, 1992) - Chris Cooper (writer), Richard Case (pencils), Mark McKenna (inks), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Darkhold#3 (December, 1992) - Chris Cooper (writer), Tony Harris (pencils), Jimmy Palmiotti (inks), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Darkhold#4 (January, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Norman Felchle (pencils), Mark McKenna & Andrew Pepoy (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#5 (February, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Richard Case & Al Bigley (pencils), Mark McKenna & Ariane Lenshoek (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#6 (March, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Richard Case & Al Bigley (pencils), Stan Woch & Ariane Lenshoek (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#7 (April, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Bud LaRosa (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Midnight Sons Unlimited#1 (April, 1993) - Howard Mackie (writer), Klaus Janson (artist), Hildy Mesnik

Story 2: Chris Cooper (writer), Joe Quesada (pencils), Jimmy Palmiotti (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#8 (May, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Bud LaRosa (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#9-11 (June-August, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Bob Downs (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Midnight Sons Unlimited#2 (July, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Dan Lawlis (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Story 4: Mort Todd (writer), Bart Sears (pencils), Jimmy Palmiotti (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Spirits of Vengeance#13 (August, 1993) - Howard Mackie (writer), Adam Kubert (pencils), Joe Kubert, Dan Green, Klaus Janson & Frank Spinks (inks)
Darkhold#12 (September, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Bud LaRosa (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Morbius#13 (September, 1993) - Gregory Wright (writer), Ron Wagner & Henry Martinez (pencils), Andrew Pepoy & Sam de la Rosa (inks), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Midnight Sons Unlimited#3 (October, 1993) - Mort Todd (writer/pencils), Pat Redding (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Story 2: Mort Todd (writer), Javier Saltares (pencils), Mike Witherby (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Story 3: Mort Todd (writer), John Czop (pencils), Mark Pennington (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Story 4: Mort Todd (writer), Ken Meyer Jr. (artist), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Story 5: Mort Todd (writer), Dougie Braithwaite & Vince Giarrano (pencils), Cam Smith & Vince Giarrano (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#13-15 (October-December, 1993) - Chris Cooper (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Bud LaRosa (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Darkhold#16 (January, 1994) - Chris Cooper (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Bob Downs & Malcolm Jones III (inks), Hildy Mesnik (editor)
Morbius#29 (January, 1995) - Lisa Trusiani (writer), Craig Gilmore (pencils), Mike Witherby (inks)


Last updated: 05/01/05

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