Books of Magic

A compendium on DC's magic users and otherworldly denizens.

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  • A criminal from the 64th Century, Abra Kadabra first used scientific gadgets to make it appear as though he used real magic. He later made a deal with the demon, Neron, to become a real sorcerer.

  • Alan Scott wields the mystical Starheart which gives him abilities similar to a Green Lantern and more.

  • Once a member of the Newsboy Legion, Ali-Ka-Zoom is now a homeless vagobond...and a wizard.

  • Amethyst is of Atlantian and Amazon descent. She is a sorceress and the princess of Gemworld.

  • Arion is the son of two Atlantian gods born more than half a million years ago. He lived for nearly 500,000 years in a state of intangibility after sacrificing himself to save Atlantis. He regained his physical form about 45,000 years ago and is now a powerful sorcerer.

  • Black Alice has the ability to mimic the mystic abilities of other magic users. She may also be related to Misfit.

  • Bloodwynd is in possession of the Blood Gem which is the source of his mystical powers.

  • Originally a man in a power suit, Blue Devil made a deal with Neron and became a real demon.

  • A clothing dummy brought to life by a mix of chemicals and lightning, Brother Power is very much an enigma.

  • Circe is the ancient Greek sorceress of myth and an opponent of Wonder Woman.

  • A Jekyll and Hyde type of persona, the Creeper is currently a member of the Outsiders.

  • Darla Aquista is the young daughter of a Gotham mafia boss, Henry Aquista, who was resurrected with incredible magical powers.

  • Boston Brand was a circus performer until his death. As Deadman, he is now a spectral hero who patrols the magical world.

  • Created by the wizard Merlin by merging the demon Etrigan and the druid Jason Blood.

  • An agent of order and balance, Doctor Fate is a powerful sorcerer.

  • Doctor Mist is a powerful, immortal mystic.

  • A paranormal investigator, Doctor Occult takes cases involving the supernatural. He is one of the DC Universe's most powerful magic users.

  • Eclipso is the original incarnation of the Spirit of Vengeance, who was last removed and imprisoned in a black crystal. Eclipso has the ability to possess anyone who owns the crystal.

  • A neophyte Sorceress, Encantadora relies on the Mists of Ibella which she has in her possession to work her magic, though she does have tricks of her own.

  • June Moon becomes The Enchantress by saying the word "Enchantress", much like Captain Marvel does by saying "Shazam". She is a skilled sorceress of good intent but must be careful, if she uses too much magic at once, her evil side will become dominant.

  • Daughter of Felix Faust and brother to Sebastian Faust, Fauna has a mystic connection to animal life and can use animals as her familiars.

  • Sebastian Faust gained his magical abilities in a failed deal between his father Felix and the demon Nebiros.

  • Felix Faust is a skilled sorcerer who is around 5000 years old. He is the father of Faust and Fauna.

  • A being of light known as an Aurakle inhabiting the body of Violet Harper, Halo can tap into the powers of the Emotional Spectrum as well as create other effects with her light auras.

  • Houngan is a voodoo master who combines his magic arts with science to create terrifying effects.

  • An East Indian elemental sorceress

  • Fused with an entity known as Genesis, Jesse possesses the "word of God" which he can use to make anyone do what he says.

  • John Constantine is a demon hunter, magic user, and exorcist.

  • Klarion is a powerful sorcerer skilled in dark magic.

  • Lord Satanis is a powerful sorcerer born over a million years in the future. He is husband to Syrene and an opponent of Superman.

  • Madame Xanadu is a powerful mystic who focuses her magic through her tarot cards. She is sister to Morgaine Le Fay and Vivienne.

  • Madame Zodiac is a skilled magic practitioner who offers her skills to anyone in need, for the right price. She is a consultant to both sides of good and evil, using them to reach her own agendas.

  • Merlin is one of the most powerful and well known Magicians in the DC universe.

  • A neophyte hero, Misfit recently learned her powers are magic-based and she may be related to Black Alice.

  • Mordru is the primary Lord of Chaos.

  • Morgaine Le Fay is a powerful sorceress from Arthurian times. She is also sister to Madame Xanadu and Vivienne.

  • A master magician and illusionist, Mysto the Great uses his abilities to aid the police.

  • One of the most powerful beings in the DC Universe, the Phantom Stranger only shows his presence during major events.

  • Ragman is a vigilante in Gotham City. His suit is made from the souls of evildoers.

  • Raven is a human/demon hybrid with empathic abilities.

  • Resurrection Man is thousands of years old, going as gar back as the caveman. He has the ability to resurrect himself after dying and return with a new power to counter the cause of death.

  • The magic of the Ruby of Life enabled Sargon to control whatever he touched. He also had some magical powers apart from the ruby.

  • Sindella is the mother of Zatanna, wife of Zatara, and aunt of Zachary Zatara.

  • The Spectre is the embodiment of God's wrath...sometimes known as a spirit of divine justice, other times as a spirit of vengeance.

  • Strega is a sorceress, skilled in the field of necromancy. Her spells are powered by blood, and require human sacrifice. She is seemingly immortal.

  • A powerful sorceress who opposed her husband Lord Satanis and was also an enemy of Superman.

  • Former apprentice to Felix Faust, Tala is an accomplished practitioner of the arcane arts.

  • Tannarak is a powerful sorcerer that uses his power for his own selfish means.

  • Timothy Hunter is a young man with the potential to be the greatest mage of his time.

  • Traci Thirteen has "urban magic" and can tap into the magic of cities to cast spells, teleport, fire blasts of magic energy, create mystic force shields, and can even transform her pet iguana into a dragon.

  • A famous singer, fashion model, and actress, Rebecca Carstairs also happens to have a knack for magic. She later discovered she was a homunculus and not the real Rebecca Carstairs.

  • A small-time criminal and magician who used his powers for personal gain. He has gained proficiency in the mystic arts with each appearance.

  • Yellow Peri derives her powers from a magic book. By touching the book with one hand and her forehead with the other, she can read its spells and use its magic.

  • Zachary Zatara is a magician and is the cousin of Zatanna. The original Zatara is his uncle.

  • Daughter of John Zatara, Zatanna is a powerful magician who uses her backwards speaking spells as both a performer and a member of the Justice League.

  • John Zatara is an illusionist with powerful magic, cast by uttering the effect backwards.