The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Lutheran CBR Scale: M

Name: Hamlet

Other Names: Prince Hamlet

Classification: lead character lead character  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1599)

Creators: Shakespeare

Number of Appearances: 188

Enemy of: Rosencrantz, Guildenstern

Occupation: prince

Nation: Denmark

Gender: male

In panel 5 on page 6 of the "Trail of the Talking Mask!" in Detective Comics #335 (Jan. 1965), the story's featured villain -- the Make-Up Man -- contemplates his own amazing skill at acting and make-up. He thinks to himself, "I can make myself up to look like Rip Van Winkle or Hamlet or Cyrano de Bergerac! Any identity can be pierced -- but if no one knows what I really look like -- no eyewitneses can ever accuse me of a crime!"

This character is in the following 8 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Birds of Prey - Season 1, Episode 1 (9 Oct. 2002): "Pilot" (mentioned)
Dark Reign: Young Avengers #4 (Nov. 2009): "Young Masters: Part Four" (mentioned)
Detective Comics (vol. 1) #335 (Jan. 1965): "Trail of the Talking Mask!" (mentioned)
Justice League of America (vol. 2) #30 (Apr. 2009): "Origins & Omens" (mentioned)
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1599) (lead character)
The Ultimates: Against All Enemies (2007) (quoted and cited)
Writer's Block (2014) (mentioned)
X-Factor (vol. 3) #40 (Apr. 2009): "Slings & Arrows" (mentioned)

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