The Ghost

Real Name: Alec Nois

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Scientist / inventor / socialite / criminal mastermind

Affiliations: Sunurians

Enemies: Nightshade; Captain Atom, Punch, Jewelee, 13, Faustus

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Alec Rois, The Faceless One

Base of Operations: Sunuria;
   formerly the Ghostly Galleon, somewhere off the coast of Washington D.C.

First Appearance: Captain Atom#82 (Charlton Comics, September 1966)

Powers/Abilities: Able to turn immaterial and invisible at will. Able to do the same to objects he is touching. He can also teleport himself, as well as other beings/objects, either a short distance (with no automatic return) or into another dimension (but with a time limited automatic return)

History: Despite being both intelligent and handsome Alec Rois was ostracized in his youth by his peers, the women because he didn't have the money to own a car and the men because he was studious. So when he invented a teleportation device he decided not to share it with the world, but to use it to make himself rich as the costumed thief the Ghost, soon becoming a multi-millionaire as a result. His theft of classified documents led the government to call in Captain Atom and Nightshade to stop him.

Comments: Created by Dave Kaler and Steve Ditko.

   The Ghost was called Alec Nois in his first appearance, but identified as Alec Rois in the subsequent ones. Charlton Bullseye#7 resolved this apparent continuity gaff by establishing Nois is his real name, and Rois the alias he assumed when he reinvented himself as a millionaire.

   Along with Dr. Spectro, Ghost is one of the only Captain Atom villains to make more than one appearance, fighting the Captain in a total of three separate occasions before the series was cancelled.

Thanks to Mack Murdock for providing  information for this character.


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