Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Unrevealed, perhaps human
Occupation: Horror host, gravedigger
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unidentified cemetery
First Appearance: "Tales from the Graveyard," Scream #1 (IPC, 24th March 1984)
Powers/Abilities: None displayed, apart from a good memory for macabre tales.
History: "They calls me the Leper, 'cos I be slowly rotting away, with a cursed disease. This stinking boneyard they call a cemetery is my home and my prison now. I'm an outcast, see - an outcast o' society but I've seen and heard a few things in me time, I can tell 'e. Things that'd freeze yer blood to ice Oh aye, the Leper knows a story or two, even though he only be fit for digging graves."
Comments: Created by Tim Tully and John Watson.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Digger, another horror host who is also a gravedigger
Grave Digger, another horror host who is also a gravedigger (it's clearly a popular profession!)
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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