The Religious Affiliation of
Doctor Janus
Josef Kruetz

Religion: Nazi CBR Scale: M

Name: Doctor Janus

Alter Ego: Josef Kruetz

Other Names: Dr. Janus

Classification: villain villain   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: My Greatest Adventure #81 (Aug. 1963): "The Nightmare Maker"

Creators: Arnold Drake, Bruno Premiani

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: The Doom Patrol

Occupation: criminal mastermind, scientist

Nation: Germany

Gender: male

Note: war criminal

Doctor Janus was a former member of the Nazi Ministry of Propaganda. Years after World War II he menaced the world with apparitions he created of monsters. The Doom Patrol defeated him in their second published adventure together.

It was later revealed (in Doom Patrol vol. 1 #94) that Doctor Janus died in prison.

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Doom Patrol (vol. 1) #94 (Mar. 1965): "The Nightmare Fighters" (mentioned)
My Greatest Adventure #81 (Aug. 1963): "The Nightmare Maker"

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