The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: demon; worshiped as Sumerian/Babylonian deity CBR Scale: M

Name: Nergal

Other Names: Black Nergal; Nergal I

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: More Fun Comics #67 (May 1941): "The Origin of Dr. Fate"

Creators: Gardner F. Fox, Howard Sherman

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

Number of Appearances: 10

Enemy of: Doctor Fate, Constantine

Ally: Damnation Army

Location: Mashkan-Shapir, Hell

Gender: male

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.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
More Fun Comics #67 (May 1941): "The Origin of Dr. Fate"

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