The Pacing Ghost

Real Name


First Appearance

Nickel Comics #1 (1940)

Original Publisher


Created by



Joe Ferez, a ratty gangster, killed a night watchman in order to rob his safe. The watchman then returned as a ghost that would simply pace back and forth towards Ferez, causing him to go a bit crazy. The Pacing Ghost eventually causes Ferez to become so scared, he chooses to jump out a window and fall to his own death 10 stories below rather than being caught by the spirit of the man he murdered.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Nickel Comics #1

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