Merlin the Magician (Merlin)

The Religious Affiliation of
Merlin the Magician

Religion: Druid wizard, prophet CBR Scale: D

Name: Merlin the Magician

Alter Ego: Merlin

Other Names: Myrddin; Merlyn

Classification: supporting character supporting character   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader  

Publisher(s): DC Marvel

First Appearance: (DC) New Comics #3 (Feb. 1936): "Episode One"; (Marvel) Black Knight (vol. 1) #1 (May 1955): "The Menace of Modred the Evil!"

Creators: Rafael Astarita

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

Number of Appearances: 406

   Comic Book Appearances: 180

   TV, Film Appearances: 221

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 5

Enemy of: Morgan Le Fay, Necrom, Necromon

Ally: King Arthur
Ally: Black Knight
Ally: St. Brendan

Occupation: advisor

Nation: England, United Kingdom; Wales, United Kingdom

Birth Place: Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: King Arthur's chief advisor

Key early appearance in Justice League of America (vol. 1) #2 (Dec.-Jan. 1960-61), when JLA enlisted Merlin's help.

Merlin the Magician (Merlin)

This character is in the following 23 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Adventures in Toyland (1958)
The Avengers (vol. 1) #10 (Nov. 1964): "The Avengers Break Up!" (someone disguised or dressed as)
Black Knight
Captain America
Captain Britain (vol. 1) #1 (13 Oct. 1976): "Captain Britain!"
The Defenders (vol. 1) #152 (Feb. 1986): "The End of All Songs" (cameo)
Emmanuelle in Wonderland (2012)
Jughead's Fantasy #1 (Aug. 1960)
Justice League of America
The Magic Land of Mother Goose (1967)
Marvel Chillers #1 (Oct. 1975): "...Magic is Alive!" (mentioned)
Marvel Preview #22 (Summer 1980): "Quest of the King!" (lead character)
Mystic Arcana: Black Knight #1 (Sep. 2007): "The Black Knight"
New Comics #3 (Feb. 1936): "Episode One"
The X-Men
X-Men: Phoenix Force Handbook (Sep. 2010)

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