The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: religious CBR Scale: M

Name: Brimstone

Other Names: Engine of Destruction

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Legends #1 (Nov. 1986): "Once Upon a Time...!"

Creators: John Ostrander, Len Wein, John Byrne, Karl Kesel

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

Number of Appearances: 14

   Comic Book Appearances: 12

   TV, Film Appearances: 2

Enemy of: Firestorm, The Justice League, The Suicide Squad

Worked for: Darkseid

Gender: male

Note: artificial creation Darkseid sent to Earth as distraction

Brimstone called himself a "fallen, avenging angel of an angry god," which was (in a sense) true in that Darkseid sent him, and Darkseid is a member of the race known as "New Gods."

Brimstone spouted explicitly religious utterances when rampaging across the United States.


This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Legends #1 (Nov. 1986): "Once Upon a Time...!"
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) (cameo)

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