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DANNY DEMON

Real Name: Danny (Demon?)

Identity/Class: Demon (Class 2) (Pre-Cataclysmic Era to mid-1940s (at least 93,000 years))

Occupation: Troublemaker

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: His personal group of imps, briefly an occasional witch

Enemies: Jerome Gnome, Widjit Witch

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile

First Appearance: Comedy Comics I#23/8 (May, 1944)

Powers/Abilities: Long-lived Danny Demon is capable of interdimensional teleportation (with smoke effect) and has possibly eked out a small section in Hell with at least four loyal imps who arrive instantly via a rupture (portal) in the ground when summoned. He is capable of fast flight speed. Despite their hideous visage, there is a mutual attraction between him and witches.

Height: 5'5"
Weight: Unrevealed
Eyes: Black
Hair: Black

History:

(Comedy Comics I#23/8 (fb) - BTS) - 93,000 years ago, Danny Demon sought to date Widjit Witch, but she stood him up for Jerome Gnome. Danny Demon remained captivated by her, although there was bitterness from her rejection. He maintained distance and collected several residential properties on Earth.

(Comedy Comics I#23/8) - Bored and restless, Widjit Witch organized a witch party for that night. She tortured social columnist Belsa Daxwell to write a favorable commentary and had her faithful broomstick Diogenes personally invite all her witch friends. But that evening, Danny Demon, having heard about Widjit's party, watched her castle nearby as guests arrived. Spotting Danny, she went to confront him away from the party. He declared his love again, but she refused him. Angry, he summoned his imps; Widjit was unable to counter as her imps were unionized and required notice. Danny's imps held her down but they bickered where to take her, during which Diogenes rounded up the other witches. Led by Widjit's friend Heliotrope, they scattered the imps and chased after Danny, instantly enamored of the demon. Danny fled into the night sky, vowing never to enter a comic magazine!

 

 

 

 

Comments: Creators are not credited.

Comedy comics of the 1940s and 1950s often broke the "4th wall," with characters talking to the reader or acknowledging their existence in a comic.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

CLARIFICATIONS :
Danny Demon has no known connections to:


Imps

Danny Demon had his own personal group of loyal imps, numbering at least four, who would rise from a sudden rupture in the ground (acting as a portal) when summoned. Very fast, they could evade spells being cast by a witch and could quickly overwhelm a target by their coordinated attack of leaps and punches. However, they could be swatted away and fled when they thought a situation became difficult.

  At one point, Danny Demon summoned his four imps to restrain Widjit Witch, who refused his amorous advances. They quickly overwhelmed her but bickered over where to take her. Widjit's faithful broomstick Diogenes brought other witches for help, who swatted the imps away. The imps fled, teleporting back to their hideaway.

 

 

 

 

--Comedy Comics I#23/8


Belsa Daxwell

Belsa Daxwell wrote a social column in a prominent newspaper. Widjit Witch tortured her into writing a favorable commentary of her upcoming witch party.

   Daxwell was based on contemporary newspaper gossip columnist and radio host of the era, Elsa Maxwell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

--Comedy Comics I#23/8


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Comedy Comics I#23/8, p3, pan5 (main image)
   p4, pan6 (headshot)
   p5, pan4 (imps)
   p1, pan1 (Daxwell)


Appearances:
Comedy Comics I#23/8 (May, 1944) - uncredited writer, art, editor


First posted: 03/18/2024
Last updated: 03/18/2024

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