The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Elder God / demon CBR Scale: D

Name: Set

Other Names: Apep; Ophion; Tiamat; Lotan; Leviathan; Apocalypse

Classification: villain villain   deity deity  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Weird Tales (Dec 1932): "The Phoenix on the Sword" (prose); (Marvel) Tales to Astonish (vol. 1) #101 (Mar. 1968): "...And Evil Shall Beckon!"

            NOTE: This is our current best assessment of the first appearance of this character, but this has been flagged in our database as uncertain.

Creators: Robert E. Howard, adapted by Archie Goodwin, Gene Colan, Dan Adkins

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

Number of Appearances: 16

Teams/Affiliations: Elder Gods

Gender: male

Note: appears as gigantic 7-headed serpent

In the Hyborian era, Set was worshipped by Acheronians, Stygians, Kushites and many sects. In more recent times, Set has had Atlantean and human followers.

This character is in the following 4 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #23 (1989): "Cataclysm (Part 4)"
Dark Avengers #10 (Dec. 2009) (1-panel cameo)
Marvel Feature (vol. 1) #6 (Nov. 1972): "Hellstorm"
Tales to Astonish (vol. 1) #101 (Mar. 1968): "...And Evil Shall Beckon!"

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