The Darkness

The Darkness

Real Name: Shawn Grady
Origin: Cursed to become the Avatar of Night after making fun of a fortune-teller's nose.
Date of Birth: January 3rd, 1980
Position: Freelance Superhero
Powers: Surrounded by a confusing shroud of darkness.
Appearance: #19 - The Short Straw In The Power Lottery
Background: Shawn Grady was an ordinary man until he crossed a circus fortune-teller who, unbeknownst to him, was immensely powerful. She cursed him to forever hold the Night around him, as it was held within his heart. Taking the name The Darkness, Shawn became a superhero, foiling the occasional crime and bumping into things a lot.

Trivia

  • Although there is a permanent pitch-black shroud around The Darkness, he is unable to see in the dark, and has been effectively blind since his curse was laid.
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