The Magnate

Religion: not determined yet

Name: The Magnate

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Shadow Cabinet #17 (Oct. 1995): "You Can't Tell the Difference in the Dark"

Creators: Matt Wayne, John Paul Leon, Shawn Martinbrough, Prentis Rollins, ChrisCross

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: The Shadow Cabinet

Enemy of: Dharma

Ally: Red Dog
Ally: Ether
Ally: Bent Nature
Ally: Munition

Note: part of Red Dog's Shadow Cabinet

"The Magnate" was part of Red Dog's version of the Shadow Cabinet. Red Dog led this group from the late 1800s into the mid 1900s, but The Magnate wasn't necessarily part of the group during all that time.

Issue plot summary for Shadow Cabinet #17 (Oct. 1995), from now-defunct web page at

Red Dog prepares to stop Dharma in his attempt to take over the world. Dharma attacks Plus. Red Dog is attempting to save some of the Shadow Cabinet from Dharma. Dharma has disable SideShow by addicting him to drugs. Dharma takes Narnie from Bina. This gives him the powers of Plus. Then Sideshow attacks Dharma as a surprise, but fails. Mechanic then saves Bina by sending her to Brooklyn. A old Shadow Cabinet including Ether, Munition, Bent Nature, The Magnate and Red Dog go to face Dharma. Dharma prepares to use the Geode and reveals that he now controls S.Y.S.T.E.M. Iron Butterfly attacks Dharma and proclaims her love for him. The two of them will stay together. This stops Red Dog from coming and taking Dharma out. Donner and Blitzen escape the Shadowspire. And Iota leaves with them.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Shadow Cabinet #17 (Oct. 1995): "You Can't Tell the Difference in the Dark"

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