A young Nazi occultist who threw his lot in with Rasputin and Project Ragna Rok. Kurtz was among those frozen and then reawakened during the 'Seed of Destruction' storyline.Herelocated to a base in Norway with Kroenen and Haupstein after Rasputin’s failure at Cavendish Hall. When Roderick Zinco found the severed head of Herman von Klempt, Kurtz registered his disapproval at von Klempt's inclusion in their plans. Kurtz later attacked the severed head after he caught it discussing treason with Kroenen. Rushing to defend his old friend, Kroenen accidentally stabbed Kurtz to death.