Jewel arises from her magical slumber

Real Name


First Appearance

Baffling Mysteries #10 (1952)

Created by

Paul Gattuso

Golden Age Origin

Jewel was a witch who appeared in the story Monster of the Moat in Baffling Mysteries #10.[1] She was the first wife of the sorcerer Count Larue. When the Count found out about her magical powers, he attempted to neutralize her by giving her a potion that put her to sleep for a hundred years. However, in revenge, she put a spell on the count causing him to transform into a photophobic monster during the day.

Powers and Abilities

Jewel is pictured as a powerful witch who, despite succumbing to the Count's trickery, still got her revenge by magically compelling him to assume a monstrous form during the day.

With a wave of her hands, Jewel transforms a group of women into a pile of bones

On coming out of her trance, she used her powers to "free" the other wives of the Count, whose lives he had magically preserved, by causing them to die.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Baffling Mysteries #10


  1. Baffling Mysteries #10 at the Digital Comic Museum
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