Timothy Karnes was a Nazi conspirator who joins a group of Nazi spies as they promised control of the United States if he helps them conquer it. Karnes was granted the powers of various demons which provided him powers similar to Captain Marvel and his allies.

The dark forces of Hell gave the human Karnes the power to become a being with powers to rival Captain Marvel. To access this power, all Karnes has to do is say the magic word "Sabbac", and magic black lightning strikes up from the underworld and transforms him into a muscle-bound demon with super-strength, flight, fire breath, and the ability to emit fire blasts from the palms of his hands. His powers match those of the Marvels. Like Captain Marvel's magic word "Shazam", the word Sabbac is an acronym for the six beings who empower Sabbac: the demons Satan, Any, Belial, Beelzebub, Asmodeus, and Crateis.

He first encounters Captain Marvel Jr. who tries to stop him from destroying transport lines to isolate East and West America. The demons empowering him are unimpressed with Karnes, and one by one they him leave him, removing his powers until Satan leaves him, allowing him to be defeated.


Powers of Sabbac

S for the Invincible Strength of Satan
A for the Indestructible Body of Any
B for the Evil Wisdom of Belial
B for the Flame Powers of Beelzebub
A for the Evil Courage of Asmodeus
C for the Flight of Craeteis


  • Occultism: Timothy is a talented occultist.


  • Power Loss: If challenging a particularly potent enemy (such as Captain Marvel Jr.) the demons empowering Sabbac are intimidated and one by one they will leave him, removing his respective powers, allowing him to be defeated.


  • Book of Black Magic: This tome contain spells to summon the six demons which empower him (and other extradimensional monsters), and create a magic smokescreen.[1]
  • Nightmare Projector: Only creates a nightmare on the victim, based on a filmed event, where it used an actor who will be personified in the victim. For example, in the first appearance of the projector, Sabbac filmed a scene where Satan, as the actor, suffered torments in the hands of other demons. The result is that people who attend the film felt Satan's torments.[2]



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