Moon Knight (Marc Spector)

The Religious Affiliation of
Moon Knight
Marc Spector

Religion: Egyptian classical religion (raised Jewish) CBR Scale: M

Name: Moon Knight

Alter Ego: Marc Spector

Other Names: Fist of Khonshu; Jake Lockley; Steven Grant; Yitzak Topol

Classification: hero hero   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Werewolf by Night (vol. 1) #32 (Aug. 1975): "The Stalker Called Moon Knight"

Creators: Doug Moench, Don Perlin, Howie Perlin

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

Number of Appearances: 423

   Comic Book Appearances: 418

   TV, Film Appearances: 3

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 2

Teams/Affiliations: CIA; Marvel Knights; The Avengers; United States Marine Corps

Occupation: boxer, entrepreneur, mercenary, soldier, taxi driver

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Race: white

Gender: male


BELOW: Luke Cage makes a good-natured joke with Moon Knight about the Ku Klux Klan: The white costume and hood worn by the fellow super-hero Moon Knight apparently reminds race-conscious Luke Cage of the Ku Klux Klan. Cage makes a good-natured joke about the Klan with his future teammate. Cage tells him: "Guys in white hoods aren't exactly welcome in Harlem."

Luke Cage makes a good-natured joke with Moon Knight about the Ku Klux Klan

Source: Marvel Knights (vol. 1) #11 (May 2001): "Hero for Hire", pg. 5, panels 3-4. Written by Chuck Dixon. Art by Eduardo Barreto, Nelson DeCastro. See also: racism; humor; White Supremacist; Moon Knight (Marc Spector); Luke Cage

This character is in the following 293 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Avengers
Captain America (vol. 1) #245 (May 1980): "The Calypso Connection!"
Cerebus #31 (Oct. 1981): "Chasing Cootie" (character based on)
Civil War: Battle Damage Report #1 (Mar. 2007)
Contest of Champions II #1 (Sep. 1999): "The Gathering" (cameo)
Daredevil Annual #5 (Sep. 1989): "A Friend in Need" (cameo)
Dark Avengers #5 (Aug. 2009) (photo/picture/video)
The Defenders
GLA #2 (July 2005): "Dismembership Drive" (cameo)
House of M #4 (Sep. 2005)
The Hulk
Identity Disc #1 (Aug. 2004): "Identity Disc, Part 1" (imagination)
Marc Spector: Moon Knight
Marvel Age Annual #1 (Jan. 1985) (lead character)
Marvel Comics Presents
Marvel Fanfare
Marvel Knights
Marvel Knights 4 #3 (May 2004): "Wolf at the Door: Part 3" (mentioned)
Marvel Knights: Millennial Visions #1 (Feb. 2002): "The Legacy" (mentioned)
Marvel Preview
Marvel Spotlight
Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions
Marvel Super-Heroes
Marvel Team-Up
Marvel Two-in-One (vol. 1) #52 (June 1979): "A Little Knight Music!" (lead character)
Marvel Universe: The End #1 (May 2003): "Predestination" (only on cover)
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (24 Oct. 2006)
Moon Knight
Moon Knight Saga (Oct. 2009) (lead character)
Moon Knight Special Edition
Moon Knight: Countdown to Dark
Moon Knight: Director's Cut
Moon Knight: Divided We Fall (Jan. 1992): "Divided We Fall" (lead character)
Moon Knight: High Strangers
Moon Knight: Silent Knight #1 (Jan. 2009): "Silent Knight" (lead character)
The New Avengers (vol. 1) #51 (May 2009) (mentioned)
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #72 (Nov. 1982): "Waiting For Doctor Octopus!" (cameo)
Punisher, Moon Knight & Daredevil: The Big Shots (Oct. 2011) (lead character)
Shadowland: Moon Knight
Sleepwalker #7 (Dec. 1991): "The Ties That Bind!"
Thunderbolts (vol. 1) #57 (Dec. 2001): "Storm Clouds Gathering" (cameo)
Ultraforce / Avengers #1 (Fall 1995): "Becoming More Like God"
Vengeance of the Moon Knight
Werewolf by Night
The West Coast Avengers (vol. 2) #26 (Nov. 1987): "What Is Scorpio"

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