Species: Demon
Relatives: Rath (brother)
Abnegazar (brother)
Base: Hell
Affiliations: Demons Three
Rogue of: Justice League of America

Ghast is an immortal demon. Along with his brothers Abnegazar and Rath, he comprises one third of the family commonly referred to as the Demons Three.

Background Information

In the parallel-universe of Earth-One, the Demons Three ruled the galaxy a billion years ago before being banished by beings known as the Timeless Ones. Through the efforts of a sorcerer named Felix Faust, the brothers have come to Earth time and again, but they are almost always foiled by the super-hero team known as the Justice League of America. Ghast is linked to a mystical artifact known as the Red Jar of Calythos. Anyone in possession of the Jar can summon and control Ghast.

Powers and Abilities


  • Immortality
  • Magic: He could create a variety matter, such as their magical talismans, force bolts of destructive power, and fly through time and space.


See Above


  • Summoning: Demons can be summoned and controlled by people with occult knowledge. Ghast was more susceptible to control if they possessed the Red Jar of Calythos.
  • Magic: He was susceptible to other forms of magic



  • Ghast was created by Gardner Fox and Mike Sekowsky.
  • He first appeared in Justice League of America, #10 (1962).[1]

External Links


  1. Go to the DC Database for more on Justice League of America vol. 1, #10 (March 1962)
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