Elmer Dowd

Real Name

Elmer Dowd

First Appearance

Fantastic Fears #2 (July 1953)

Original Publisher


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Elmer Dowd in werewolf form

Elmer the Hunter is a werewolf hunting Vampire Little Red Riding Hood in the Okefenokee Swamps of Georgia. Red's grandmother is Old Crone, who is a witch to whom Red brings supplies in her basket.

On one attempt at Red, Elmer in werewolf form is mistaken for a wolf by Zach Parker and shot. He is found again by Tim Blake, his hunting partner along with Zach. He soon makes another attempt on Red, and is shot again by Zach. On the third attempt, he is shot by Zach and runs off. Zach's fate is decided when Red reveals her vampiric nature and kills hm. She flies away in the form of a bat. Elmer continues to hunt Red, but only sees the oversized bat, not realizing it is actually Little Red Riding Hood.

Powers and abilities

Elmer Dowd can transform into a werewolf and back into human form.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Fantastic Fears #2

See Also

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