The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: N.A. CBR Scale: D

Name: Baal

Other Names: Ba'al; Baal 4000

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Iron Man (vol. 1) #41 (Sep. 1971): "The Claws of the Slasher!"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (cameo as mysterious figure on monitor) Iron Man (vol. 1) #41 (Sep. 1971): "The Claws of the Slasher!"; (full) Daredevil (vol. 1) #84 (Feb. 1972): "Night of the Assassin!"

Creators: Gerry Conway, George Tuska, Jim Mooney

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

Number of Appearances: 2

Gender: male

Note: universal computer; last "survivor" from future Earth

Baal sent the robot Mr. Kline (a.k.a. the "Assassin") back in time to alter the past. Baal destroyed the two androids known as the "Final Sons of Man" (Father and Son).

Baal first appeared in Iron Man (vol. 1) #41, when the mysterious Mr. Kline communicated with his even-more-mysterious superior. This is Baal, but his not yet named or identified.

Baal was an important behind-the-scenes figure in a number of issues before finally being fully seen and named in Daredevil (vol. 1) #84.

The far-future Earth timeline that Baal resides in is known as Earth-71778.

This character is in the following 6 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Iron Man (vol. 1) #41 (Sep. 1971): "The Claws of the Slasher!" (cameo)

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