An advertisement for the 1985 miniseries drawn by Gene Colan.
|First appearance||Nathaniel Dusk #1 (February 1984)|
|Created by||Don McGregor|
|Full name||Nathaniel Dusk|
When Don McGregor was writing the series, he revealed that he based Dusk after actor Robert Culp. McGregor adds that he was watching Culp's TV series I Spy when the idea of Nathaniel Dusk came into his mind.
Fictional character biography
Nathaniel Dusk is a private investigator from New York City whose adventures in the 1930s are portrayed in the stories. He served in the United States armed forces in World War I and was hired by the New York City police force. Dusk fell deeply in love with Joyce Gulino, a beautiful young saleswoman with two children, Jennie and Anthony. Gulino's ex-husband was a gangster named Joseph Costilino. Costilino later killed his family.
The Watchmen sequel Doomsday Clock features Nathaniel Dusk in the DC Universe as a noir film character portrayed by a fictional actor named Carver Colman. According to Geoff Johns, Colman will play a key role in the story. Carver Colman was mentioned to have been bludgeoned to death with the award that he won.
- Wallace, Dan (2008). Dougal, Alastair (ed.). The DC Comics Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe (Updated ed.). New York: Dorling Kindersley. p. 111. ISBN 0756641195.
- Bondurant, Tom (July 10, 2018). "Doomsday Clock: What's Nathaniel Dusk's Role In Johns & Frank's Event?". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
- Doomsday Clock #2. DC Comics. (December 2017)
- Doomsday Clock #7. DC Comics. (September 2018)
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