Real Name: Dr. Terrence Thirteen
Occupation: Ghost-breaker, writer
Group Affiliation: None
Known Relatives: Daniel (ancestor, deceased), Marie (wife), Rachel (ancestor, deceased), Raphael (ancestor, deceased), Traci 13 (daughter), unnamed father (deceased)
Base of Operations: Mobile
First Appearance: Star Spangled Comics #122 (November, 1951)Powers: Thirteen was an unabashed skeptic who possessed keen powers of analysis and observation.
History: Thirteen was the latest in a long line of thinkers persecuted as witches and warlocks because people were small-minded and didn't understand advanced science. Thirteen's father made him promise that he would never believe his life was governed by anything besides natural causes. His father died in a bizarre car crash, and Thirteen closed his ancestral home Doomsbury Hall and moved to the city. he became a ghost-breaker, investigating and debunking paranormal phenomena.
Dr. Thirteen's worldview was challenged when he met the Phantom Stranger, and he retired. He wrote about his career as a ghost-breaker until his wife Marie urged him to return to his profession.
Comments: Created by an unnamed writer & Leonard Starr.
Dr. Thirteen received a profile in Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #7.
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