Black Knight (Nathan Garrett)

Nathan Garrett was a knowledgeable scientist and inventor and the first Black Knight. He was the descendant of the famous Black Knight of Arthurian legend, and sought to fulfill the role. But he was deemed unworthy to draw the original Black Knight’s enchanted sword, the Ebony Blade, and thus could not become the successor.

The criminal Black Knight, is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a supervillain and descendant of the original Black Knight, and was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist and co-plotter Dick Ayers.

Publisher Marvel Comics
Alter ego Nathan Garrett
Fictional universe Marvel Universe
Created by Stan Lee Dick Ayers
Creators Stan Lee, Dick Ayers
Affiliation Masters of Evil
Black Knight (Nathan Garrett) Black Knight II
Team affiliations Masters of Evil Legion of the Unliving
Abilities Genius geneticist Brilliant biologist Skilled electrical engineer and equestrian Gifted intellect Wears body armor Rides a flying horse Use of advanced weaponry
First appearance Tales to Astonish vol. 1, #52 (Feb 1964)