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Moon Knight

Marc Spector is the mercenary Moon Knight. While on assignment, an archeological dig was botched, and Spector became avatar of Egyptian moon god Khonshu. This communion also aggravated his dissociative identity disorder. In addition to Spector, there are multiple personas: millionaire Steven Grant, informant Jake Lockley, super-powered Moon Knight, and the ‘measured’ Mr. Knight.

The Lunar Legionnaire

Midnight Mission

in Moon Knight (2021) #1

The mysterious Mr. Knight has opened his Midnight Mission, protecting his parishioners from the weird and the horrible. And Marc Spector, the host of Moon Knight identities, lives as a renegade priest of an unworthy god. But while the Egyptian god Khonshu languishes in a prison that Spector put him in, Moon Knight must still observe his duty: protecting those who travel at night.

First Appearance

in Werewolf By Night (1972) #32

Teen werewolf Jack Russell is stalked, then apprehended, by a merc with themed gadgets and crisp style. Read through #33!

Mr. Knight

in Moon Knight (2014) #1

The Age of Khonshu

in Avengers (2018) #33

Moon Knight becomes Khonshu's vehicle of destruction in this starring arc. Modern-day Earth is remade in the image of Ancient Egypt as the Avengers battle undead armies, mummies, and deities of a lost age. Read through issue #37!

Origin Story

in Moon Knight (1980) #1

New Egypt

in Moon Knight (2016) #1

The Sun King, Ra

in Moon Knight (2016) #188

Team Player?

in Defenders (1972) #47

By the Light of the Moon

in Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #22

California Moonshine

in West Coast Avengers (1985) #21

in Marc Spector: Moon Knight (1989) #8

Ultimate Pulp

in Marvel Knights (2000) #4

Bad Moon Rising

in Moon Knight (2006) #1

Vs. Norman Osborn

in Vengeance of the Moon Knight (2009) #1

The Second Avatar

in Shadowland: Moon Knight (2010) #1

Waning Reality

in Moon Knight (2011) #1