Real Name: None - she has many names and no real name, since she is the anthropomorphic personification of an abstract concept.
Occupation: Psychopomp; ensures people die and move on as they are meant to.
Affiliations: The Endless
Known Relatives: Destiny, Dream, Destruction, Desire, Despair, Delirium
Base of Operations: Her domain, which sometimes appears as a flat that she shares with two goldfish. Active throughout the Universe.
First Appearance: Sandman #8 (DC Comics)
Powers/Abilities: Transports the souls of the dead to their destinations. Can grant immortality (as in the case of Hob Gadling) but rarely does.
History: When the first creature in the universe was born, and hence able to die, Death was there. Death is one of the Endless, the personifications of certain universal truths in the DC Universe.
Comments: Created by Neil Gaiman
Thanks to Marie Shrewsbury for providing additional information about this character.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Death, the skeletal dude from the Discworld who SPEAKS LIKE THIS
Death, a.k.a. Archangel, one of Apocalypse's Four Horsemen in the Marvel Universe
Death, a.k.a. Wolverine, Archangel's replacement in that above group
Death, the skeletal personification of the universal truth who works in the Marvel Universe
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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