May Contest!  |  Add New Content  |  Top Issues  |  Register  |  Marketplace  |  Forums  |  Request a Feature  |  Help  |  Mobile  |  Home


Register for free
Social Media: Facebook Twitter Tumblr

  Search by Cover Date

  Story Arcs
  Public Collections
  Public User Lists

Last 10 titles added:
  1. Saints (2015)
  2. Jughead (2015)
  3. Convergence: Zero Hour (...
  4. The X-Files Classics: Gr...
  5. Drawn Onward (2015)
  6. Codename Baboushka (2016...
  7. Codename Baboushk (2016)
  8. Rowans Ruin (2015)
  9. Jessica Jones (2015)
  10. Paper Girls (2015)
   View All

Last 10 creators added:
  1. Benjamin Mackey
  2. Sean Lewis
  3. Dirk Wood
  4. Dan Ciurczak
  5. Julian Robinson
  6. Dylan Burnett
  7. Chuck Arnold
  8. Gameloft
  9. Trevor Cook
  10. Kabam
   View All

Last 10 characters added:
  1. Martinez (Marvel)
  2. The Imperator (Marvel)
  3. Black Racer (DC)(Post Fl...
  4. Rankk, Marshal
  5. Dakwa
  6. Speechmaker
  7. Overhead (Transformers)(...
  8. Khanda
  9. Falkenburg, Jinx
  10. Graff (Angel Wings)
   View All

Grim (Gay) Ghost
Real Name: Keith Everet
Search for 'Grim (Gay) Ghost' on Amazon

Originally called the "Gay" Ghost, the Grim Ghost might be seen as an early prototype for Deadman, although he can not only inhabit others' bodies, but re-animate the dead. Indeed, though he is the ghost of Keith Everet, he assumes the identity, body, and girlfriend of Charles Collins.

At the dawn of the 18th century, the British Earl, Keith Everet, is murdered. Noting the injustice of his death, he is allowed to return to Earth if he will avenge his death by fighting evil. HIs condition to the bargain is that he must be allowed to meet his girlfriend one more time before embarking on his new life. Unfortunately, when he comes back to Earth, his girlfriend has died, so he is stuck in place, apparently doomed to merely haunt his hereditary castle.

Over two centuries later, one of his girlfriend's descendants, named Deborah Wallace after her long-dead ancestor, arrives at the castle. This is apparently enough to satisfy Everet's conditions, and he at last embarks upon his destiny. She and her companion, Charles Collins, are then engaged in a fight with Nazi spies, and Everet inhabits Collins' body to assist. Unbeknownst to Wallace, Collins actually dies in this effort, but Everet reanimates the body and assumes Collins' identity. After defeating the Nazis, he returns with her to America to embark on further adventures.

When consigned to Limbo, he tells Buddy Baker he does not want to be brought out because of the new connotation of "gay."


First Appearance: Sensation (Mystery) Comics (1942) #1

View a chronological listing of this character's appearances

Issue Appearances:
Animal Man (1988)
Comic Cavalcade (1942)
History of the DC Universe (1986)
Secret Origins (1986)
Sensation (Mystery) Comics (1942)
Starman (1994)
The Golden Age (1993)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
Wonder Woman Archives (1998)

Group Affiliation(s):

Famous Quotes: - Add a Famous Quote

< Previous Character | Next Character >

Add this character to a run of issues in a title

Suggest an image for this character

View the contribution history for this character


© 2005-2015 - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy Special thanks to Brian Wood for the logo design