Real Name: Unknown
Identity/Class: Human, technology user
Affiliations: his rats
Enemies: Edgar Dunor, Doum
Known Relatives: Unnamed daughter
Base of Operations: The sewers beneath Paris
First Appearance: Chouchou (1963)
Powers/Abilities: Scientific genius. Able to mutate rats to make them nearly human sized and intelligent. Controlled an army of these rats.
History: Edgar Dunor, a writer of detective novels, and his faithful assistant Doum, discovered the plans of a mad scientist Tenebrax, who was plotting to take over Paris. Tenebrax lived in a huge underground metropolis secretly connected to the Paris Subway, and controlled an army of giant, intelligent rats. Luckily for the Parisians, Edgar and Doum managed to thwart Tenebrax's plans.
Comments: Created by Lob (pseudonym of Jacques Loeb) and Georges Pichard
Tenebrax was originally serialized in "Chouchou" in 1963, but was not completed when the magazine folded. The end of the story was then published the following year in the Italian magazine "Linus". Tenebrax was eventually collected in the graphic novel format by SERG in 1966.
Much of the information on this page comes verbatim from Cool French Comics, used with permission. Likewise the images.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Tenax, French hero
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