The Gnome (Dr. Horst Kleinmann)

The Gnome
Dr. Horst Kleinmann

Religion: not determined yet

Name: The Gnome

Alter Ego: Dr. Horst Kleinmann

Other Names: Hurst Kleinmann; Dr. Horst Kleinman; Doctor Kleinmann

Classification: villain villain   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): Marvel New Universe

First Appearance: Nightmask #1 (Nov. 1986): "The Awakening"

Creators: Archie Goodwin, Tony Salmons, Bret Blevins

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

Number of Appearances: 5

Enemy of: Nightmask, Teddy Remsen

Occupation: doctor, scientist

Worked for: The Kleinmann Institute

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Birth Place: Switzerland

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: dream researcher

Dr. Horst Kleinmann was responsible for the death of Keith Remsen's parents. Kleinmann sent an assassin to kill Keith Remsen. The bomb killed Keith's parents, paralyzed his sister Teddy, and put him into a coma. After the White Event, Keith emerged with super-powers and became "Nightmask." Dr. Horst Kleinmann became his recurring foe, probably the closest thing he had to an "arch-enemy.

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