Nightwolf was a former archaeologist employed by Wayne Enterprises. During a mission, he found a mystical belt which gave him magic powers to create illusions and cast shadows. He was soon contacted by the Powerbroker, who commanded him to eliminate Superman. Using his magic, Nightwolf came close to killing Superman, but he was stopped by Batman, who found a way to defeat Nightwolf's magic.



  • Nightwolf was the last villain Superman and Batman faced together in Pre-Crisis era.
  • This version of Nightwolf, including all history and corresponding appearances, was initially erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. However the ending of Convergence retroactively prevented that collapse, saving all the alternate realities, though in an "evolved" form. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.



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