The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: demon CBR Scale: D

Name: Zarathos

Other Names: Ghost Rider IV

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Marvel Spotlight (vol. 1) #5 (Aug. 1972): "Origin of the Ghost Rider"

Creators: Roy Thomas, Gary Friedrich, Mike Ploog

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

Number of Appearances: 10

Enemy of: Spider-Man, Centurious, Midnight Sons

Ally: Lilin
Ally: Mephisto

Gender: male

Note: grafted to John Blaze by Mephisto

The demon Zarathos was worshiped by Ballen. Zarathos is best known as the demon who formerly possessed Johnny Blaze and transformed him into the Ghost Rider.

Zarathos is the ruler of an extradimensional land of the dead.

This character is in the following 4 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Dark Avengers #10 (Dec. 2009) (1-panel cameo)
The Defenders (vol. 1) #96 (June 1981): "The Rock and Roll Conspiracy!"
Marvel Spotlight (vol. 1) #5 (Aug. 1972): "Origin of the Ghost Rider"
Marvel Team-Up (vol. 1) #91 (Mar. 1980): "Carnival of Souls!"

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