The Old Witch

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Ghost witch

Occupation: Horror host

Affiliations: An unidentified ghost of a hunchback gravedigger

Enemies: Dave Greath

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Ghost Manor

First Appearance: Ghost Manor#1 (Charlton Comics, July 1968)

Powers/Abilities: Able to watch events as a spectral, unseen observer.

History: The Old Witch resided in Ghost Manor, a haunted house next to a cemetery, and liked to regale those who would listen with tales of horror and the supernatural.

Comments: In the first issue the Old Witch stayed mostly in shadow, but was seen talking to a spectral gravedigger. The second and third issues saw a spectral hunchbacked gravedigger with an eye-patch taking the narrator role - presumably the same one the Old Witch conversed with in the first issue. By the fourth issue the Old Witch had also gained an eye-patch. Though the Old Witch mostly just narrated tales, in Ghost Manor#6 she was the main antagonist in one tale.

   Though she's generally known as the Old Witch, I've yet to find her actually being referred to by that name in her original stories, though she is called that in her appearance alongside Charlton's other horror hosts in Charlton Arrow#1.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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