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

Rath is a powerful demon who acts as one of the Demons Three, a demon family of magical antagonists to the Justice League. His brothers are Abnegazar and Ghast.

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. Rath is linked to a mystical artifact known as the Silver Wheel of Nyorlath. Anyone in possession of the Wheel can summon and control Rath.

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.


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  • Summoning: Demons can be summoned and controlled by people with occult knowledge. Rath was more susceptible to control if they possessed the Silver Wheel of Nyorlath.
  • Magic: He was susceptible to other forms of magic



  • Rath 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)