Hell (DC Comics)

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Hell (a.k.a. Gehenna, Hades, Hel, Jahannam, Sheol and Tartarus) is a fictional location, an infernal Underworld utilized in titles published by DC Comics.wikipedia
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Lucifer (DC Comics)

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The hierarchy of Hell, specifically the triumvirate of Lucifer, Azazel and Beelzebub, was first referred to in John Constantine, Hellblazer #12 (December 1988) ('' "The Devil You Know..."
Later, the character acquired an ongoing Lucifer spin-off series written by Mike Carey, depicting his adventures on Earth, Heaven, and in the various other realms of his family's creations and in uncreated voids after abandoning Hell in the Sandman series.

Reign in Hell

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In Who's Who in the DC Universe #11 (July 1991), the entry on "Hell's Hierarchy" included all the elements of Gaiman's version, plus John Constantine's demonic enemy Nergal, Agony and Ecstasy the Slave-Twins of the Inquisition, Asteroth, Abaddon the Destroyer, Morax and Superman's demonic enemy Blaze, who, along with her brother Satanus, came to rule Hell in the eight-issue miniseries Reign in Hell (September 2008-April 2009; also including DC Universe Special: Reign in Hell #1 (August 2008)).
During the events of the Reign in Hell miniseries, Hell is thrown into a massive conflict as Neron and his generals are confronted with a rebellion led by Blaze and Satanus, the rulers of Purgatory.

The Sandman (Vertigo)

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(page 6) by Jamie Delano and Richard Piers Rayner) and first appeared in The Sandman'' (vol.
Gaiman revisited Hell as depicted by Alan Moore in Swamp Thing, beginning with a guest appearance by Jack Kirby's Etrigan the Demon in issue No.

Etrigan the Demon

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Etrigan the Demon debuted in the first issue of the 16-issue Jack Kirby series The Demon (August–September 1972-January 1974), but Hell was never actually mentioned in a concrete manner in any of the original Demon stories until The Saga of the Swamp Thing (vol. Many of them descend into Hell and take sides in the conflict (all for reasons of their own), including Giovanni "John" Zatara, Zatanna Zatara, Jason Blood/Etrigan the Demon, Randu Singh, Doctor Fate V (Kent V. Nelson), the Ragman III (Rory Regan), the Creeper II (Jack Ryder), Detective Chimp, Andrew Bennett, Acheron, Zauriel, the Enchantress, Deadman, the Phantom Stranger, Sargon the Sorcerer II (David John Sargent), Ibis the Invincible II (Daniel Kasim "Danny" Khalifa), the Nightmaster, Nightshade II (Eve Eden), the Midnight Rider, the Warlock's Daughter, Black Alice, Blue Devil, Red Devil and Linda Danvers.
Created by Jack Kirby, Etrigan is a demon from Hell who, despite his violent tendencies, usually finds himself allied with the forces of good, mainly because of the alliance between the heroic characters of the DC Universe and Jason Blood, a human to whom Etrigan is bound.

Great Evil Beast

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2) #4 (April 1989) ( "A Hope in Hell" by Neil Gaiman and Sam Kieth); in the story, Lucifer had been forced to accept the position of the ruler of Hell due to the disruption caused by the Great Evil Beast's attack on Creation in the 16-part storyline "American Gothic" in Swamp Thing (vol.
This power was so huge, it caused Hell's main three figures - Lucifer, Azazel and Beelzebub - to form a triumvirate in order to defend themselves should the Great Evil Beast decide that it wanted Hell as its realm.

Silver City (comics)

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It is the locational antithesis of the Silver City in Heaven.
The modern Silver City was re-imagined for Neil Gaiman's Season of Mists storyline in The Sandman, when the angels Duma and Remiel are dispatched to the Dreaming to observe the events there following Lucifer's abdication of the throne of Hell.

Spectre (DC Comics character)

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The Spectre I's (James Brendan "Jim" Corrigan I) failure in his intervention in this conflict leads to a reduction of his powers, as described in The Spectre (vol.
Prior to this, the Spectre is revealed to be guarding an entrance to Hell in Swamp Thing Annual #2 by writer Alan Moore and artists Stephen R. Bissette and John Totleben.

Blaze and Satanus

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In Who's Who in the DC Universe #11 (July 1991), the entry on "Hell's Hierarchy" included all the elements of Gaiman's version, plus John Constantine's demonic enemy Nergal, Agony and Ecstasy the Slave-Twins of the Inquisition, Asteroth, Abaddon the Destroyer, Morax and Superman's demonic enemy Blaze, who, along with her brother Satanus, came to rule Hell in the eight-issue miniseries Reign in Hell (September 2008-April 2009; also including DC Universe Special: Reign in Hell #1 (August 2008)).
Superman follows her to Hell to fight for the souls of Jimmy Olsen and Perry White's son Jerry (who in fact was the son of Perry's wife Alice and Lex Luthor).

Stanley and His Monster

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2) #48 (April 1990), presenting the never-before-told origin of Stanley and His Monster, in which Lucifer banishes a demon from Hell to Earth for being "too nice" for Hell, where he is discovered by Stanley Dover Junior, who names him Spot.
This humorous adventure series, revealing the monster as a demon from Hell who had turned good and was cast out by Lucifer, incorporated and parodied elements of DC Comics' mature-reader Vertigo imprint in a lighthearted, general-audience fashion.

The Books of Magic

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3) (July 1980-May 1995), the four-issue miniseries The Books of Magic (December 1990-March 1991) and the three-issue miniseries Kid Eternity (May–October 1991) by Grant Morrison and Duncan Fegredo.
Unfortunately, Araquel is chained between Heaven and Hell for having had a daughter called Nikki with Khara.

First of the Fallen

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John Constantine, Hellblazer would also later add in the First of the Fallen, who preceded Lucifer and his failed rebellion in Heaven.
However, the First concluded that his Creator had gone mad and was thus exiled from the Silver City into Hell.

Duma (DC Comics)

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Eventually, Dream gives the key to the angels Remiel and Duma, who, having been denied re-entry into the Silver City, reinstate Hell as a place of spiritual rehabilitation rather than eternal punishment.
The Zohar, a book of Jewish mysticism, describes his position in Hell as such that he had "tens of thousands of angels of destruction" under him, and that he was "chief of demons in Gehinnon (Hell; a more familiar spelling is "Gehenna") with 12,000 myriads of attendants, all charged with the punishment of the souls of sinners."

Ibis the Invincible

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At Fawcett Comics in 1942, Ibis the Invincible I (Prince Amentep) confronted a demonic entity who inexplicably named itself "Satan". Many of them descend into Hell and take sides in the conflict (all for reasons of their own), including Giovanni "John" Zatara, Zatanna Zatara, Jason Blood/Etrigan the Demon, Randu Singh, Doctor Fate V (Kent V. Nelson), the Ragman III (Rory Regan), the Creeper II (Jack Ryder), Detective Chimp, Andrew Bennett, Acheron, Zauriel, the Enchantress, Deadman, the Phantom Stranger, Sargon the Sorcerer II (David John Sargent), Ibis the Invincible II (Daniel Kasim "Danny" Khalifa), the Nightmaster, Nightshade II (Eve Eden), the Midnight Rider, the Warlock's Daughter, Black Alice, Blue Devil, Red Devil and Linda Danvers.
Ibis was reintroduced in the modern DC Universe in The Power of Shazam! #11, in which he is resurrected by Mary Marvel and "Uncle" Dudley to rescue the wizard Shazam from Hell, where he had been imprisoned by the demoness Blaze.

Trickster (comics)

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The scheme was ultimately defeated by the combined efforts of both Justice League America and the Trickster I (Giovanni Giuseppe a.k.a. James Montgomery Jesse).
In the miniseries Underworld Unleashed Neron tried to create Hell on Earth.

Neron (DC Comics)

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Neron is a demon-lord of Hell and was first featured as the major antagonist in the DC Comics multi-title comic book crossover event Underworld Unleashed released by DC Comics in 1995.

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A team of heroes, including Superman, Zatanna Zatara, Sebastian Faust, Firestorm the Nuclear Man II (Ronald Roy "Ronnie" Raymond), the Atom II (Raymond "Ray" Palmer), the Enchantress and Deadman, were sent deep into Hell's depths in order to reignite the hellfire font.
The denizens of Hell have invaded Earth, led by Asmodel, an angel with the powers of Spectre.

Doctor Fate

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Many of them descend into Hell and take sides in the conflict (all for reasons of their own), including Giovanni "John" Zatara, Zatanna Zatara, Jason Blood/Etrigan the Demon, Randu Singh, Doctor Fate V (Kent V. Nelson), the Ragman III (Rory Regan), the Creeper II (Jack Ryder), Detective Chimp, Andrew Bennett, Acheron, Zauriel, the Enchantress, Deadman, the Phantom Stranger, Sargon the Sorcerer II (David John Sargent), Ibis the Invincible II (Daniel Kasim "Danny" Khalifa), the Nightmaster, Nightshade II (Eve Eden), the Midnight Rider, the Warlock's Daughter, Black Alice, Blue Devil, Red Devil and Linda Danvers.
Kent helps a group of magic-using heroes escape from Hell and joins the Justice Society.

Human Defense Corps

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The six-issue miniseries Human Defense Corps (July–December 2003) detailed the U.S. military designation for demonic entities as "Hostile Species NHH-014" .
Two years later, after dreams of the Galatz Forest incident affect a number of soldiers who were not there, a seance held by HDC Head Chaplain Charlie Graham ascertains that the members of the Corps who were assumed killed in the incident are in Hell but not actually dead and the "vampires" they fought were actually demons.

Zauriel

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Many of them descend into Hell and take sides in the conflict (all for reasons of their own), including Giovanni "John" Zatara, Zatanna Zatara, Jason Blood/Etrigan the Demon, Randu Singh, Doctor Fate V (Kent V. Nelson), the Ragman III (Rory Regan), the Creeper II (Jack Ryder), Detective Chimp, Andrew Bennett, Acheron, Zauriel, the Enchantress, Deadman, the Phantom Stranger, Sargon the Sorcerer II (David John Sargent), Ibis the Invincible II (Daniel Kasim "Danny" Khalifa), the Nightmaster, Nightshade II (Eve Eden), the Midnight Rider, the Warlock's Daughter, Black Alice, Blue Devil, Red Devil and Linda Danvers.
Gaining sudden, immeasurable power, Asmodel froze Hell and returned to Earth, leading to immense destruction.

Black Alice (comics)

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Many of them descend into Hell and take sides in the conflict (all for reasons of their own), including Giovanni "John" Zatara, Zatanna Zatara, Jason Blood/Etrigan the Demon, Randu Singh, Doctor Fate V (Kent V. Nelson), the Ragman III (Rory Regan), the Creeper II (Jack Ryder), Detective Chimp, Andrew Bennett, Acheron, Zauriel, the Enchantress, Deadman, the Phantom Stranger, Sargon the Sorcerer II (David John Sargent), Ibis the Invincible II (Daniel Kasim "Danny" Khalifa), the Nightmaster, Nightshade II (Eve Eden), the Midnight Rider, the Warlock's Daughter, Black Alice, Blue Devil, Red Devil and Linda Danvers.
While in Hell, she seemingly teams up with Danny Khalifa, the latest incarnation of Ibis the Invincible, only to immediately betray him, apparently revealing herself to be loyal to Neron in the war for control of Hell.

Enchantress (DC Comics)

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A team of heroes, including Superman, Zatanna Zatara, Sebastian Faust, Firestorm the Nuclear Man II (Ronald Roy "Ronnie" Raymond), the Atom II (Raymond "Ray" Palmer), the Enchantress and Deadman, were sent deep into Hell's depths in order to reignite the hellfire font. Many of them descend into Hell and take sides in the conflict (all for reasons of their own), including Giovanni "John" Zatara, Zatanna Zatara, Jason Blood/Etrigan the Demon, Randu Singh, Doctor Fate V (Kent V. Nelson), the Ragman III (Rory Regan), the Creeper II (Jack Ryder), Detective Chimp, Andrew Bennett, Acheron, Zauriel, the Enchantress, Deadman, the Phantom Stranger, Sargon the Sorcerer II (David John Sargent), Ibis the Invincible II (Daniel Kasim "Danny" Khalifa), the Nightmaster, Nightshade II (Eve Eden), the Midnight Rider, the Warlock's Daughter, Black Alice, Blue Devil, Red Devil and Linda Danvers.
Eleven years later, after a storm caused by war in Hell, June breaks free from the Ostrander Mental Institute in New Jersey, where she has been for an indeterminate period of time.

Justice League International

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The scheme was ultimately defeated by the combined efforts of both Justice League America and the Trickster I (Giovanni Giuseppe a.k.a. James Montgomery Jesse).
This tale told a story of the characters attempt to rescue Ice from Hell.

Nebiros (DC Comics)

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Nebiros is a 10,000-year-old demon who escaped from Hell through sacrificial offerings.

Felix Faust

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For a time, Faust's damned soul languished in a hellish plane for magicians who had abused or ignored the laws of magic.

DC Universe

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In the DC Universe, Hell is an alternate plane of reality, traditionally accessible only by those of demonic heritage, beings of a higher order and those whose souls have been barred from entering the Silver City.
Heaven and Hell exist in the DC Universe but may not exist in the same continuum.