The Religious Affiliation of
Father Time

Religion: abstract entity CBR Scale: D

Name: Father Time

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Batman (vol. 1) #166 (Sep. 1964): "Two-Way Deathtrap!"

Creators: Ed Herron (as France Heron), Sheldon Moldoff, Joe Giella

Number of Appearances: 1

Gender: male

Note: personification of time

The original, mythical Father Time appears in panel 1 on page 4 of the story titled "Two-Way Deathtrap!" in Batman #166 (Sep. 1964).

Father Time appears with his scythe, wearing a robe and sandals and sporting a long beard and bald head.

Father Time appears here simply as a visual cue further signifying the passage of time. Father Time is essentially an icon or visual accent for the narrative caption that reads: "Several days pass -- and our scene shifts to a gangsters' 'clubroom' in Gotham City . . ."

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Batman (vol. 1) #166 (Sep. 1964): "Two-Way Deathtrap!" (1-panel cameo)
Flaming Carrot Comics (vol. 2) #31 (Oct. 1994): "Alas Poor Carrot"

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