Karabasan (Nightmare)

Real Name: Mustafa

Identity/Class: Mystical entity controlling human host

Occupation: Force for vengeance

Affiliations: Dilek

Enemies: The children of Struilimiu, Sir Lawrence

Known Relatives: Unidentified grandparents

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Turkey

First Appearance: Karabasan #1 (Çapa Çizgiroman Grubu, June 2003)

Powers/Abilities: Karabasan's form is fluid and malleable, and he can extend tendrils of darkness. He possesses telekinesis. He can sense the sins and crimes individuals are guilty of.

History: When he was a child Mustafa's grandparents gave him a muska, a Turkish amulet; he misplaced it for many years, but found it again when he was in his early 20s. When an evil archaeologist, Sir Lawrence, summoned the damned souls known as the children of Struilimiu, hoping to use them to take over the world, he also unwittingly called forth their nemesis, Karabasan, who took over Mustafa via the amulet, leaving Mustafa with amnesia afterwards. Now when night falls if evil is about, Mustafa is taken over by Karabasan, a living nightmare.

Comments: Created by Hakan Tacal and Yildiray Cinar. Karabasan was first published in Turkey.

Karabasan also made appearances on Strip and Tam Macera anthology magazines.

Karabasan will be appearing in the War of the Independents.


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