The Phantom of Fear City

Real Name: Juup Vanderdecken

Identity/Class: Ghost

Occupation: Sailor

Affiliations: Scorpio Rose

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mystic Grove, Connecticut

First Appearance: Phantom of Fear City #1 (Claypool Comics, 1993)

Powers/Abilities: Presumably a number of spectral abilities, but what exactly they are I couldn't say.

History: Mystic Grove, Connecticut - known as "Fear City" - has become the focal point of dangerous mystical forces. The normal course of life in this small seaport has been disrupted by an influx of vampires, zombies, spectres - and the ghost of a cursed Dutch sailor. Since his death, he's been cursed to return to Mystic Grove's rocky shores every seven years, seeking redemption but risking utter destruction. To free himself he seeks a love that will remove the curse that keeps him in a state of perpetual spiritual torment.

Comments: Created by Steve Englehart, and published by Claypool Comics. It ran for 12 issues.

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