The Dread Dormammu is the ruler of the Dark Dimension, a parallel universe of endless torment and hunger. The greatest mystical threat in the Marvel Universe, he often comes to blows with Doctor Strange – although his reign outside of time is eternal.

Domain of Dormammu

First Appearance

in Strange Tales (1951) #126

Doctor Strange trespasses unto the Dark One’s realm after The Ancient One asks him to deliver a message – but of what nature?

Loki Team-Up

in Avengers (1963) #118

Dormammu strikes a deal with fellow swindler Loki! Now, the Avengers must prevent Earth from merging with the Dark Dimension – before the Evil Eye is restored from fragments.

Doctor of Dormammu

in What If? (1977) #18

What would happen if the Sorcerer Supreme had been trained in the Dark Arts? Find out for yourself, as Strange becomes a student of Dormammu!

Flight of Bones

in Doctor Strange: The Flight of Bones (1999) #1

Film noir meets atmospheric mysticism in this detective mini-series! The Doctor investigates a spate of supernatural crimes committed by Dormammu.

The Mindless Ones

in Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #58

The Mindless Ones, minions of Dormammu, are taking Manhattan! Check out the unlikely duo of Spidey and Doc Strange, as the two trip through multiversal possibilities!


in Defenders (2005) #3

Meet Umar, Dormammu’s dangerously seductive sister! (Just ask Hulk). Meanwhile, the flame-headed one abuses a cosmic essence to create a dimensional rift…and fashion his own Doctor Strange!

The Hood

in New Avengers (2004) #51

Parker Robbins was once a petty thief – until he stole a relic from the Dark Dimension. Doctor Strange is no longer the Sorcerer Supreme. The Hood becomes Dormammu’s disciple and is bestowed with negligent power.

Waiting in Limbo

in Uncanny X-Men (2013) #6

Dormammu claims Limbo! See the X-Men attempt to reclaim the home world of demons – which is now crawling with Mindless Ones!

Vs. S.H.I.E.L.D.

in S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014) #6

Dormammu is turning humanity into his errant slaves. It’s a verified Monster Mash when S.H.I.E.L.D. joins forces with the Howling Commandos!