The Demon Dwarf

Real Name: Doctor Gratz

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Criminal scientist

Affiliations: Grilla

Enemies: Black Max, Bill Wilson

Known Relatives: None.

Aliases: None.

Base of Operations: U.K.

formerly Germany, c.WW I

First Appearance: Lion

Powers/Abilities: No innate powers, but through his advanced sciences, Gratz could create tornado force winds. I'm unsure what other feats he was capable of.

History: During World War One, the German dwarf scientist Doctor Gratz put himself into a life-preserving coma - but did not wake up until over 50 years later. Still burning with hatred for Britain, he waged war with fearful, fantastic weapons. He was aided in his quest by his giant manservant Grilla, and opposed by special agent Bill Wilson

Comments: Gratz had first turned up as a guest villain in the strip Black Max, and his own story contained several references back to that previous story. When Bill Wilson goes after Doctor Gratz, he lent a plane by an old general - the plane which originally belonged to Black Max. Wilson mentions his grandfather told him about flying bi-planes, meaning he was most likely Lt Tim Wilson, the pilot who fought Black Max. And Gratz recognises the plane and fears that it is the German flier come back as a ghost to haunt him.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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