The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Greco-Roman classical religion CBR Scale: R

Name: Phorbus

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Batman (vol. 1) #112 (Dec. 1957): "Batman's Roman Holiday"

Creators: Edmond Hamilton, Dick Sprang, Charles Paris

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Batman, Robin, Professor Carter Nichols

Ally: Thersus

Occupation: king

Location: Rhodes, Greece; Rome, Italy

Gender: male

Note: King of Rhodes

Professor Carter Nichols is a scientist who was a friend of super-heroes, especially Batman and Robin. Prof. Nichols travelled back in time but didn't return when he was expected. So Batman and Robin travelled back in time and found that their friend was being held captive by Phorbus, a Roman king. The heroes rescued their scientist friend from Phorbus.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Batman (vol. 1) #112 (Dec. 1957): "Batman's Roman Holiday"

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