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The Himalayas is a mountain range in Asia, separating the Indian Subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. By extension, it is also the name of the massive mountain system which includes the Karakoram, the Hindu Kush, the Toba Kakar, and a host of minor ranges extending fr


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The Himalayas is a mountain range in Asia, separating the Indian Subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. By extension, it is also the name of the massive mountain system which includes the Karakoram, the Hindu Kush, the Toba Kakar, and a host of minor ranges extending from the Pamir Knot.

Earth-Two

In 1939, a hidden Himalayan valley, containing an isolated civilization, was discovered by the American aviator and explorer Captain Desmo. Desmo's "lost world" had Himalayan crocodiles and Himalayan giant cannibals.[1] Desmo and his assistant, using only a machine gun and an improvised sling, wiped out the entire tribe of "Mudas" giants.[2]

New Earth

In the late 1930s, in India, at the hidden Himalayan citadel of The Seven, two disciples of that mystic cult, young Richard Occult and Zator, confronted and defeated an extremely powerful and dangerous demonic entity called Koth.[3][4]

In 1939, at the remote Himalayan monastery of the Grande Lama Jerbel, a world-takeover plot was foiled by John Zatara, his manservant Tong, and their temporary ally the Tigress.[5]

Savitar Bandu, or Shadowdragon is the legitimate heir to the throne of the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutran, which might or might not correspond to the "real world"s Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.

Zhutan is a tiny kingdom in the Himalayas. It is the site of the Temple of Meshta, where adherants of the ancient eligion called Saravistraism worship Meshta, their Creator God. The sect is named for the prophet Saravistra, and preaches the Twelve Laws of Love. The temple houses the Sun Disk of Meshta, an occult artifact of incalculable power.

Quality Universe

In 1940, in the Himalayas, there was an uprising by Morro cannibal tribesmen, in which the village of Madeira was massacred. This uprising was quashed, almost single-handedly, by roving American newsreel photographer Flash Fulton.[6]

A tribe of Ape-Men, ten feet tall, capable of speech, lived in the Himalayas, as verified in 1940 by Professor Daniels' expedition.[7]

In 1941, deep in the hills of Tibet, at the secret citadel of the Four Lamas, another world-takeover plot was foiled, by Neon the Unknown.[8]

In 1941, in the Himalayas, the Forbidden Temple of the Man-Eating Spider was found by the British magician Merlin, who killed everyone inside, including the spider-god Agor, and stole an extremely valuable diamond, before destroying the structure by magical means.[9]

Points of Interest

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Dakotaverse

  • Shadowspire: The secret base of operations for the Shadow Cabinet, the Shadowspire is a secluded Himalayan cave filled with extremely advanced machinery, and reachable only via teleportation.[citation needed]

Earth-One

  • The secret temple of Ra's al Ghul's "Brotherhood of the Demon" was in the Himalayas.[10] Ra's al Ghul had several Himalayan bases, and at least one of them contained a Lazarus Pit.[11]
  • The little-known kingdom of Tala was in the Himalayas, adjacent to a larger, more powerful, aggressive neighboring nation. The world's sole surviving True Yeti, an individual calling himself Golo, lived here until at least the late 1960s.[12]

New Earth

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