Saint Elmo

The Religious Affiliation of
Saint Elmo

Religion: minor deity CBR Scale: M

Name: Saint Elmo

Other Names: Elmo; Erasmus (maybe); Arctic Avatar; Keeper of the Northern Lights

Classification: hero hero   deity deity  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Alpha Flight Special (vol. 2) #1 (June 1992): "First Flight"

Creators: Scott Lobdell, Simon Furman, Pat Broderick, Bruce D. Patterson

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: Alpha Flight; First Flight

Gender: male

Note: god of the Northern Lights

Saint Elmo has been described as the "god of the Northern Lights" and the "patron saint of sailors." He was said to be thousands of years old. He was, however, not entirely immortal. He sacrificed himself in order to prevent the detonation of Egghead's nuclear bomb.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Alpha Flight Special (vol. 2) #1 (June 1992): "First Flight"

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