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Kent Nelson, as Doctor Fate, was a charter member of the Justice Society, precursor to the Justice League.

Nelson was abducted by Abra Kadabra, an agent of Klarion the Witch Boy. The Team came to rescue him, but Klarion struck him down during the ensuing battle. His spirit went on to possess the Helmet of Fate to keep Nabu company.[1]


  • Magic: Kent has learned magic abilities during his time as Doctor Fate.


  • Occultism: Kent was well versed about the occult and all sorts of magic.


  • He was born in 1905 and died in 2011.
  • Kent had not worn the Helmet of Fate in 65 years.
  • Doctor Fate was also known as the Sorcerer Supreme.



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