Name: Inapplicable

ID: Not Applicable

Relatives: None Known.

Affiliates: None.

Enemies: Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Ghost Rider, Hulk, Captain America, X-Calibur, Deathlok, Thor, Sleepwalker....Also an inter-dimensional creature by the name of Gulgol who can resist Nightmare's powers.

Powers: Nightmare draws power from the psychic energies of the subconscious minds of dreaming beings, especially those on earth...He can control those who sleep and draw on the life essence, or astral forms, of them....He can trap a sleeper's soul indefinitely...Nightmare also uses a demonic horned horse for travel.

Origin: Nightmare's origin is relatively unknown as He may or may not even be human in nature...He lives in the Nightmare world within the dimension of dreams.


 

1st App.: Strange Tales #110 

July 1963

Spider-Man Appearances: Spider-Man #25 & 26...Web Of Spider-Man #7... Sensational Spider-Man #-1

Other Appearances: Strange Tales #110, 116, 122 & V2 #3-7...Dr. Strange #170 & 180-182, V2 #10, 13, 32-34, 50, 52 & 53 V3 #31-33, 38-40 & 79...Marvel Comics Presents #79 & 90...Incredible Hulk #297-299 & 360...Thor #451 & 452...X-Calibur #29 & 118-120...Alpha Flight #67 & 70...Captain America V3 #10-12...Deathlok #9 & 10...Dazzler #4...Sleepwalker #12...Marvel Premiere #3...Micronauts #29...Ghost Rider #77, 78 & V2 #30...Nightmare #1-4...Black Panther V2 #21 & 22...Marvel Knights #8 & 9

 

A major foe of Dr. Strange, Nightmare even debuted in the same comic as the Master of the Mystic Arts...Nightmare has made many appearances within the Marvel universe and in many different titles...He even received his own 4 issue mini-series at one point...The first Comic to feature both Spidey and Nightmare was Web Of Spider-Man #7.

 

 

It took a while before Nightmare and Spider-Man encountered each other, as Nightmare seems to have done with just about everyone...There was a very good story involving an early Nightmare appearance in Sensational Spider-Man #-1 in that title's "Flashback" month...Spidey has even teamed up with the mutant group known as Exalibur against Nightmare in Spider-Man #25.

 

 

Spider-Man Fear Rating:    3 (out of 10)


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