Religion: Greco-Roman deity
Other Names: Queen of the Witches; Goddess of the Crossroads
First Appearance: Hellboy: Wake the Devil #3 (Aug. 1996): "Wake the Devil, Part Three"
Creators: Mike Mignola
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 16
Comic Book Appearances: 12
TV, Film Appearances: 3
Prose/Text Book/Story Appearances: 1
Enemy of: Hellboy
Note: goddess of moon; patron of witches
Hecate's name was invoked when the Defenders created (or re-created) Ardina by stabbing the Silver Surfer with a magic blade.
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