Dr. Haunt

Real Name: Unrevealed; Haunt may genuinely be his name

Identity/Class: Supernatural entity

Occupation: Horror host

Affiliations: None

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile

First Appearance: This Magazine is Haunted #12 (Charlton Comics, July 1957)

Powers/Abilities: Telepathic, able to pass unseen in the shadows, and when momentarily glimpsed he is swiftly forgotten. His face is perpetually in shadows, so that his features can never be clearly seen. He can survive in any environment, walking along the bottom of the ocean as easily as he does in the open air.

History: Dr. Haunt is doomed to walk the world witnessing evil and horror, but only permitted to observe and recount what he sees, supposedly never to intervene. Despite this restriction, apparently applied to him by a power higher than himself, Dr. Haunt occasionally managed to influence events surreptitiously, such as the time he left spectacles lying where they would be found by the miserly and mean Mr. Mott; having lost his own glasses in a snowstorm and thus groping around trying to find them, Mott instead stumbled upon Haunt's replacements, and found that the world he saw through them seemed happier and less cynical, thus improving Mott's perspective on life to the point where he became a much beloved philanthropist. 

Comments: Created by Steve Ditko.

   Normally depicted with blue skin, on the cover of This Magazine is Haunted#16 he appeared a normal human, and without the usual shadows hiding his face.


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