Betty Saunders

Real Name

Betty Saunders

First Appearance

Adventures into the Unknown #2 (Dec. 1948)

Original Publisher


Created by

Frank Belknap Long, Max Elkan


Betty Saunders is the world's foremost expert on the 15th century artist, Kees Van Ruyters. Betty is hired by The Ghoul to create new artwork in the horrific style Van Ruyters, a style is riddled with ghastly creatures. Betty flies to Belguim to work at The Ghoul's estate.

The Ghoul appears to Betty, at this point she recognizes him as a subject in one of Van Ruyter's paintings. The Ghoul reveals to Betty that he intends for her to paint new material in the style of Van Ruyters so he can create new servants from the art for his evil commands.. The ghost of Van Ruyters shows himself to Betty, having her agree to paint a painting of The Ghoul. The Ghoul is destroyed when the painting is revealed to him.

Skills and abilities

Betty Saunders is an accomplished artist and art historian.

Public Domain Appearances

Adventures into the Unknown #2

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