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

Login
Username:  
Password:  
   

Register for free
More ComicBookDB: Facebook Twitter
Search:
   
   
   

  Search by Cover Date

Browse:
  Titles
  Creators
  Characters
  Groups
  Story Arcs
  Publishers
  Imprints
  TPBs/HCs
  Podcasts
  Awards
  Members
  Contributors
  Public Collections
  Public User Lists

Last 10 titles added:
  1. Merpunks (2014)
  2. Transformers vs G.I. Joe...
  3. Transformers: Primacy (2...
  4. Infinity Companion (2014...
  5. Hooray for Hercules (199...
  6. Meet the Amazing Spider-...
  7. Pure Entertainment (2013...
  8. Do You Remember Rock 'n ...
  9. A Piggy's Tale (2014)
  10. All Girls School (1997)
   View All

Last 10 creators added:
  1. Robert Cohen
  2. Joshua Ferguson
  3. Ken Eppstein
  4. Tod Emko
  5. Mark Kuettner
  6. Fawn Collette
  7. Brittany Candau
  8. Derrick Sheng
  9. Rick Morales
  10. Javier Burgos
   View All

Last 10 characters added:
  1. Aqua-Knight
  2. Relfuff
  3. Handaars
  4. Craig (Astro City), Thom...
  5. Omnix
  6. Shaughnessy, Jane
  7. Merilandra
  8. Skibs
  9. iGod
  10. Cheldon
   View All


   
Darkoth
Real Name: Desmond Pitt
Search for 'Darkoth' on Amazon


Powers:
Darkoth possessed superhuman strength (somewhere in the class 50 range), flight, intangibility, and superhuman stamina and durability. He also had a prehensile tail which could be used as a bludgeon or whip, and was able to project a fatigue causing energy from his "firehorn" antennae.

Bio:
Major Desmond Pitt of the United States Air Force, was from St. Louis, Missouri. He had a degree in aeronautical engineering and was a test pilot like his friend, Ben Grimm.

Later, Pitt discovered that agents of Doctor Doom had infiltrated a solar shuttle project he was assigned to. Pitt passed himself off as a willing accomplice in order to discover the extent of their infiltration into NASA. He was so convincing that Doom himself took an interest. However, due to the recent death of his wife, Pitt made an error of judgment, and was discovered to be a double agent. Doom's operatives had Desmond denounced as a traitor, and kidnapped. The government thus considered him a potential spy, although he disappeared before formal charges were brought against him.

Doom made an example of Desmond by using genetic surgery and mutagenic compounds to radically alter his body until he resembled a legendary Latverian mountain demon and codenamed him Darkoth the Death Demon. Doom wiped his memories, and implanted the hypnotic suggestion that Darkoth was really a demon that had been rescued from the Netherworld. Darkoth then attacked the Thing, and lured him into the underground fortress of Doctor Doom. Darkoth was taken captive, and then regained his memory and betrayed Doctor Doom, allying himself with the Fantastic Four, helping them thwart Doom's Vibro-Bomb.

Darkoth was then enhanced by Diablo, who recruited him as a pawn to attack Doom. Darkoth stole aboard a space shuttle piloted by the Thing to redirect the solar generators at Doom. However, he betrayed Diablo when he learned the Thing would also be hurt. Darkoth was apparently killed in a solar generator explosion while in near Earth orbit.

However, Darkoth was actually transported away by Mephisto and became his pawn until he was killed in a battle with Thor, and ended up in Belasco's Realm, the dimension known as Otherplace. There he fought Belasco's servant S'ym for possession of the Soulsword. Darkoth killed S'ym and took control over the Soulsword, thereby becoming the embodiment of Otherplace, which he transformed into a realm of peace.

Notes:


First Appearance: Fantastic Four (1961) #142

Favorite Characters:
Darkoth is a favorite character of 1 user

View a chronological listing of this character's appearances

Issue Appearances:
Excalibur (1988)
Fantastic Four (1961)
Fantastic Four (1968)
FF: Fifty Fantastic Years (2011)
Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up (1975)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
Thor (1966)

Group Affiliation(s):
None.

Famous Quotes: - Add a Famous Quote
None.



< 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

     


© 2005-2014 ComicBookDB.com - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy Special thanks to Brian Wood for the ComicBookDB.com logo design