Real Names: Donnie and Marcus (last names unrevealed)

Identity/Class: Humans

Occupation: None

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: (both): Each other; (Marcus): Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)

Enemies: (both): Lucifer (possessing the body of Jack O'Lantern/Steve Levins)

Known Relatives: (Donnie): None; (Marcus): Unidentified father

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Sleepy Hollow, Illinois, USA

First Appearance: Ghost Rider VI#9 (May, 2007)

Powers/Abilities: Neither Donnie nor Marcus had superhuman powers. They were typical teenage children who had a penchant for disobeying their parents.

Height: (Donnie): 5'1" (by approximation); (Marcus): 5'3" (by approximation)
Weight: (Donnie): 115 lbs. (by approximation); (Marcus): 123 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: (both): Brown
(Donnie): Blonde; (Marcus): Brown

History: (Ghost Rider VI#9) - While Marcus' father slept off a double shift at work, Donnie and Marcus snuck out of their house after Sleepy Hollow, Illinois' curfew. While Donnie had concerns that Marcus' father would find out, Marcus assured him that his father would remain sleeping as they ventured onto a single lane bridge. When they saw a light at the end of the bridge, Donnie ran scared, exclaiming that he did not want to be caught after curfew. Marcus quickly pointed out that the light was not a cop car and since there was only one, it must be a motorcycle. Unfortunately, they both soon learned that it was the flying head of Jack O'Lantern, whose corpse was possessed by the demon Lucifer. As the pumpkin-shaped helmet neared the two boys, Marcus yelled for Donnie to jump from the bridge and Marcus did so, soon emerging in the water and frantically trying to find Donnie. Upon seeing Donnie's hand, Marcus grabbed it and pulled Donnie to the nearby shore, where Marcus was horrified to find that Donnie had been decapitated. Lucifer/Jack O'Lantern then confronted Marcus and offered to let Marcus live at the cost of his own soul. Before Marcus could shake on Lucifer's deal, Ghost Rider appeared and pulled Lucifer away from Marcus with his chains. Lucifer's head fell onto the ground, promising that he and Marcus would talk again soon.

Comments: Created by Daniel Way, Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira.

Interestingly enough, when Lucifer/Jack O'Lantern resurrected several of his victims as zombie slaves, the resurrected Cameron Fillardi was mistakenly (so it seemed) drawn to resemble Donnie with the same shirt and jeans and everything.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Donnie & Marcus have no KNOWN connections to:

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Ghost Rider VI#9, p3, splash page (Donnie & Marcus, main image)
Ghost Rider VI#9, p2, pan3 (Donnie & Marcus, headshots)

Ghost Rider VI#9 (May, 2007) - Daniel Way (writer), Javier Saltares (breakdowns), Mark Texeira (finishes), Michael O'Connor (editor)

First Posted: 11/21/2015
Last updated: 11/20/2015

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