The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Mesopotamian demigod CBR Scale: D

Name: Zuul

Other Names: The Gatekeeper; Terror Dog

Classification: villain villain   deity deity  

Publisher(s): Columbia Pictures Delphi Films

First Appearance: Ghostbusters (1984)

Creators: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Ivan Reitman

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Dana Barrett, Ghostbusters

Gender: male "The Gatekeeper, also known as Zuul, is the "Terror Dog" who eventually possesses Dana Barrett in the first Ghostbusters movie. It is a demigod that was worshipped in 6000 BC by the Hittites, Mesopotamians, and Sumerians as a minion of Gozer, the shape-shifting god of destruction. Both the Gatekeeper and the Keymaster have the ability to possess human hosts and then change into their native "Terror Dog" form when necessary."

Mac Gargan (Venom) quoted the line "There is no Dana, only Zuul" (from the "Ghostbusters" film) in Dark Avengers #5.

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Dark Avengers #5 (Aug. 2009) (mentioned)
Ghostbusters (1984)

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