MARTY & PHYLLIS LEVINS
Real Names: Martin "Marty" & Phyllis Levins
Occupation: Unrevealed, likely retired
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Each other; formerly Jack O'Lantern (Steve Levins)
Enemies: Lucifer (possessing the corpse of their son)
Known Relatives: Steven Mark Levins (Jack O'Lantern, son, deceased), unidentified son (Jack O'Lantern, deceased)
Aliases: (Phyllis): "Ma" (nickname from Lucifer)
Base of Operations: Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
First Appearance: (mentioned): Ghost Rider VI#8 (April, 2007)
Powers/Abilities: Neither Marty, nor Phyllis, Levins possessed superhuman powers.
Height: (Marty): 5'7" (by approximation); (Phyllis): 5'4" (by approximation)
Weight: (Marty): 145 lbs. (by approximation); (Phyllis): 125 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: (both): Unrevealed (see comments)
Hair: (both): Gray
History: (Ghost Rider VI#10 (fb) - BTS) -
Following the death of their son Steve, who had the dual identity of
the criminal Jack O'Lantern, Marty and Phyllis Levins had Steve's body
shipped from New York back to Sleepy Hollow, Illinois for burial.
(Ghost Rider VI#8 (fb) - BTS) - Marty and Phyllis Levins held a funeral but kept the event out of the local newspapers to avoid unwanted attention due to Steven's dual identity as the criminal Jack O'Lantern.
(Ghost Rider VI#8) - A week later, the demon
Lucifer possessed the corpse of Jack O'Lantern and took Marty and
Phyllis hostage in their own home, tying them up and seriously injuring
Marty (see comments). While Lucifer watched television, Phyllis asked
if her son "Stevie" could untie her hands so that she could pray but
"Jack O'Lantern" explained that he had had a busy day and really wanted
to just watch television.
Comments: Created by Daniel Way, Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira.
When Marty Levins was seen in Ghost Rider VI#8 tied up, he was lying face down on the kitchen table with a small pool of blood draining in front of him. It's very possible that the Lucifer-possessed Jack O'Lantern killed him after tying him up, though it was not confirmed.
Neither Marty nor Phyllis' eye color could be
determined, as Marty was only seen with his face down and Phyllis' eye
color was impossible to determine due to her glasses.
Profile by Proto-Man.
Marty & Phyllis Levins have no KNOWN connections to:
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Ghost Rider VI#8, p22, pan2 (Marty & Phyllis Levins, main image)
Ghost Rider VI#8 (April, 2007) - Daniel Way (writer), Javier Saltares (breakdowns), Mark Texeira (finishes), Michael O'Connor (editor)
Ghost Rider VI#10 (June, 2007) - Daniel Way (writer), Javier Saltares (breakdowns), Mark Texeira (finishes), Michael O'Connor (editor)
Last updated: 11/21/15
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