Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human technology user, French citizen

Occupation: Spy;
    formerly superhero

Group Membership: Le Bureau Discret (Anais, Capitaine Fantome, le Coq Bleu, le Necrogateur, Prochaine Sortie);
    formerly les Heroes de Paris (Adamantine, le Cowboy, Detective Fantome, le Docteur Q, la Lumiere Bleue, le Vent)

Affiliations: Le Bureau Discret (Anais, Capitaine Fantome, le Coq Bleu, le Necrogateur, Prochaine Sortie), les Heroes de Paris (Adamantine, le Cowboy, Detective Fantome, le Docteur Q, la Lumiere Bleue, le Vent), Thing (Ben Grimm)

Enemies: L'Empereur du Monde Souterrain (Rene), X-Force (Cable (Nathan Summers), Fantomex (Charlie Cluster-7), Marrow (Sarah), MeMe, Psylocke (Betsy Braddock))

Known Relatives: Unidentified father (deceased)

Aliases: The Night Count

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout Paris, France;
    formerly underneath le Rose et la Plume restaurant in Paris, France

First Appearance: Fantastic Four III#541 (November, 2006)

Powers/Abilities: Comte de Nuit did not appear to possess any superhuman powers but wore an armored costume and used crescent moon-shaped throwing blades in battle.

Height: (by approximation): 5'11"
Weight: (by approximation): 172 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Unrevealed



(Fantastic Four III#541 (fb) - BTS) - The man who would become Comte de Nuit's father was murdered by thieves, prompting the man to swear vengeance against all who prey on the helpless. This mission eventually led him to join the French superhero team, les Heroes de Paris.

(Fantastic Four III#541) - When the Thing arrived in Paris, France seeking to escape the United States' Superhuman Registration Act, les Heroes de Paris commander in absentia Adamantine led the Thing to le Rose et la Plume restaurant, where he introduced the Thing to Comte de Nuit and the other members of les Heroes. When Adamantine mentioned that les Heroes could use the Thing's aid against their enemy l'Empereur du Monde Souterrain, the Thing grew fond of the good old days with the Fantastic Four and he then angrily tipped les Heroes' dinner table, shouting about the heroes' Civil War. Comte de Nuit quietly asked the others what the Thing was talking about, to which la Lumiere Bleue translated the Thing's comment into French for Comte de Nuit. Later, Comte de Nuit accompanied les Heroes de Paris and the Thing against l'Empereur du Monde Souterrain and when l'Empereur was defeated by the Thing, Comte de Nuit joined les Heroes for dinner.

(X-Force IV#4 (fb) - BTS) - Comte de Nuit and his teammate Anais apparently left les Heroes de Paris for the secret spy group, le Bureau Discret.

(X-Force IV#4) - Unaware of X-Force's plot to force the service of his le Bureau Discret teammate, le Necrogateur, Comte de Nuit and his teammates were contacted by Anais, who was being chased by X-Force's Fantomex. Arriving on the scene to find Anais apparently dead, Comte de Nuit and his teammates summoned le Necrogateur to check her vital signs. Fantomex then attacked le Bureau Discret, punching Comte de Nuit in the face before kidnapping le Necrogateur.

Comments: Created by J. Michael Straczynski, Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Kris Justice and Cam Smith.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Comte de Nuit has no known connections to

images: (without ads)
Fantastic Four III#541, p8, pan5 (main image)
X-Force IV#4, p16, pan6 (headshot)

Fantastic Four III#541 (November, 2006) - J. Michael Straczynski (writer), Mike McKone (pencils), Andy Lanning, Kris Justice, Cam Smith (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
X-Force IV#4 (June, 2014) - Simon Spurrier (writer), Jorge Molina (art), Daniel Ketchum (editor)

Last updated: 07/06/14

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