Other Names: Black Nergal; Nergal I
First Appearance: More Fun Comics #67 (May 1941): "The Origin of Dr. Fate"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 10
Ally: Damnation Army
Note: an Arch-Duke of Mendacity; man who became demon
Nergal became known and worshiped as a god of death in ancient Babylon and Sumeria. In this regard, the demon Nergal was apparently posing as the real Sumerian death god Nergal.
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