Comic Book Series
Dr Fate 1

Cover to Doctor Fate #1

Doctor Fate is published by DC Comics. Cover price is $2.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Doctor Fate #17: 26 Oct 2016

Current Issue[]

Doctor Fate #18: 16 Nov 2016

Next Issue[]



Monthly series. Final issue is #18.


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Recent Storylines[]

Doctor Fate #18[]

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Doctor Fate #17[]

Past Storylines[]



  • The Golden Age Doctor Fate Archives, vol. 1 - Collects the Doctor Fate stories from More Fun Comics #55-98. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213480

Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Dr. Fate: Countdown to Mystery - Collects the Dr. Fate stories from Countdown to Mystery #1-8. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218407
  • Doctor Fate, vol. 1: The Blood Price - Collects vol. 4 #1-7. "Lord of Dead, is preparing the flood to wash the world away. Standing in his way? An overwhelmed Brooklyn med student who’s been handed the helmet of Fate, without an instruction manual." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401261214
  • Doctor Fate, vol. 2: Prisoners of the Past - Collects vol. 4 #8-12. "Khalid’s quest for answers leads the young Doctor Fate to his ancestral homeland of Egypt, where he discovers that malevolent supernatural forces have conspired to make life a lot harder for humanity than it should be. It’s as if Julius Caesar himself has returned from the grave to resume his campaign against the Egyptian people. But that would be impossible … and impossible to defeat." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401264925
  • Doctor Fate, vol. 3: Fateful Threads - Collects vol. 4 #13-18. "The original Doctor Fate has come to New York to help Khalid Nassour learn how to use and control his powers. But when their lessons lead to an Efreet appearing and lighting New York afire, Khalid and Kent must defeat it and take it back where it came from." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401272418


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Creative Team[]

Writer: Paul Levitz. Artist/Covers: Sonny Liew.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-4, 1987
  • Volume 2: #1-41, 1988-1992
  • Fate: #0-22, 1994-1996
  • The Book of Fate: #1-12, 1997
  • Volume 3: #1-5, 2003
  • Volume 4: #1-18, 2015-2016

Future Publication Dates[]

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