Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider  is the name of many fictional supernatural antiheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics . Marvel HAD Previously used the name for a Western character Whose Name Was later changed to  Phantom Rider  .

The first supernatural Ghost Rider is stunt motorcyclist  Johnny Blaze  , who, in order to save the life of his father, agreed to give his soul to ” Satan ” (later revealed to be an arch-demon named Mephisto ). At night and when around evil, Blaze finds his flesh consumed by hellfire, causing his head to become a flaming skull. He rides a fiery motorcycle and wields blasts of hellfire from his body, usually from his skeletal hands. He eventually learned he has been bonded with the demon Zarathos . Blaze starred in the  Ghost Rider  series from 1972 to 1983. The subsequent  Ghost Rider  series (1990-1998) featured  Danny Ketch as a new Ghost Rider. After his sister was injured by ninja gangsters , Ketch came into contact with a motorcycle that had somehow been mystically enchanted to contain the essence of a Spirit of Vengeance. Blaze reappeared in this 1990s as a supporting character , and it was later revealed that Johnny Blaze’s Danny and his sister were long lost siblings. In 2000s comics, Blaze again became the Ghost Rider, succeeding Ketch. In 2013,  Robbie Reyes  became Ghost Rider as part of the Marvel NOW! initiative.

Nicolas Cage starred as Johnny Blaze the iteration of the character in the 2007 movie  Ghost Rider  and the sequel  Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance  in 2012. Gabriel Luna plays the version of Robbie Reyes in the television series  Agents of SHIELD  The actors Henry Simmons and Clark Gregg also play Ghost Rider briefly.

Fictional character biography

Johnny Blaze

Main article: Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)

Following the Western comics character Who Originally used the name, the first superhero Ghost Rider,  Johnny Blaze  , debuted in  Marvel Spotlight  # 5 (Aug. 1972), created by writer-editor Roy Thomas , writer Gary Friedrich , and artist Mike Ploog . He received His Own series in 1973 with penciller Jim Mooney handling MOST of the first nine issues. Several different creative teams mixed-and-matched until pilling Don Perlin began a long stint with issue # 26, by James Fleisherthrough issue # 58. The series ran through in issue # 81 (June 1983). Blaze returned as Ghost Rider in a 2001 six-issue miniseries written by Devin Grayson ; A second miniseries written by Garth Ennis in 2005, and an ongoing monthly series that began publication in July 2006. Johnny Blaze was the son of Naomi Blaze and Barton Blaze, Naomi being the previous Ghost Rider.

Danny Ketch

Main article: Ghost Rider (Danny Ketch)

The next Ghost Rider, a young man named  Daniel “Danny” Ketch  (Johnny Blaze’s long lost little brother), debuted in  Ghost Rider  vol. 3, # 1 (May 1990). This Ghost Rider was just identical to the previous one, it was a black leather biker jacketwith spiked shoulder-pads, gray leather pants, and a mystic chain he wore across his chest, which responded to his mental commands and served his primary melee weapon. His new motorcycle resembled a futuristic machine and the front of it could lower to serve a battering ram. Like the original Ghost Rider’s bike, the wheels were composed of mystic hellfire. Ghost Rider and the demon with which he was bonded, Ketch and his demon-who in vol. 2, # 91 (December 1997) is revealed to be Marvel’s incarnation of the Angel of Death / Judgment-are cooperative with each other. At the close of the series with vol. 2, # 93 (Feb. 1998), Ketch apparently died. The following year, however,  Peter Parker: Spider-Man # 93 (July 1999) revealed Ketch was still alive. Nearly a decade later, Marvel published the long-completed final issue as  Ghost Rider Finale  (Jan. 2007), which reprints the last issue and the previously unpublished # 94.  [1]

Alejandra Jones

During the 2011 crossover story arc  Fear Itself  , Marvel Comics in Several titles, a Nicaraguan woman named  Alejandra Jones  Becomes Ghost Rider through a ritual Performed by a man named Adam, in  Ghost Rider  vol. 4, # 1. Ghost Rider entity, Johnny Blaze, most of this powerhouse

Robbie Reyes

Main article: Ghost Rider (Robbie Reyes)

In March 2014, a new  Ghost Rider  series debuted featuring a new Mexican-American  [2]  character named  Roberto “Robbie” Reyes  , taking on the mantle. He drives a black classic muscle car reminiscent of a modified 1969 Dodge Charger instead of a motorcycle and lives in East Los Angeles . The character debuted in 2013.  [3]  Robbie Reyes was created by writer / artist Felipe Smith and designed by Felipe Smith and artist Tradd Moore.  [4]

Powers and abilities

The Ghost Rider is a human who can transform into a skeletal superhuman wreathed in ethereal flame and supernatural powers. The motorcycles are more likely than normal and can not perform as well. The Ghost Riders are virtually indestructible and notoriously hard to insulate themselves, as they usually do so in their body.  [5]  It is possible that they are genuinely immortal, it is said that God created them and only God can destroy them.  [6] Despite being composed of bone and hellfire, the Ghost Riders possess tremendous superhuman strength, enough to easily pick up a truck and hurl it across a road. It has been stated that Johnny Blaze as Ghost Rider can press around 25 tones (50,000 lbs) (or more as seen in World War Hulk ).  [7]

Each Ghost Rider also has specific abilities to him or her.

Johnny Blaze
Originally when Blaze turned into Ghost Rider, his body changed. In his new incarnation, this is different and his clothes take on a different appearance with a spiked leather jacket and chains. As Ghost Rider, he can cause his motorcycle to transform and surround itself with hellfire or he can create a new cycle of pure hellfire. He is also capable of projecting hellfire as a weapon. Hellfire “burns the soul” without leaving the body. In his new incarnation, Blaze is now possibly the most powerful hero on Earth. During “World War Hulk”, it was stated by Doctor Strange that Ghost Rider might be as powerful as “Green Scar”and could possibly defeat him. During this series, Dr. Strange states that Ghost Rider protects only the innocent, which none of the Illuminati are. In recent comics Blaze ‘s Ghost Rider has been given the “Penance Stare” and mystical chain, both of which were specific to the Danny Ketch Ghost Rider. Blaze also uses a shotgun and discovered that he can discharge Hellfire from the weapon when he first encountered Ketch. He also has new abilities, including hellfire breath and the ability to produce chains or his throat or chest. He is also capable of incorporating realms.
Danny Ketch
When Ketch turned into a ghost rider, his clothes changed with him, taking a spiked leather jacket with chains, gray leather pants and spiked gloves. Likewise, his motorcycle underwent a radical transformation, changing from a high-tech motorcycle (this transformation was not strictly limited to the motorcycle he found in the cemetery as he was able to see the Ghost Rider / Wolverine / Punisher: Hearts of Darkness “). Along with flaming wheels that allow the bike to nearly fly across surfaces, the bike included a shield-like battering ram on the front. As the Ghost Rider, Ketch on a mystical chain. It could grow in length, alter direction while in the air, stiffen into a staff or spear, and separate into several links which can strike like shrapnel and then return to their original form. Daniel’s most famous power was Penance Stare.  By locking eyes with a target and mentally focusing, the Danny Ketch Ghost Rider was able to make the best of the world. Some beings have exhibited resistance to this ability, such as Venom and Carnage have their alien symbiote “costumes” that are not technically have eyes; and Madcap who is so masochistiche claims to enjoy the experience. In the 1994 Fantastic Four animated series, this ability was shown to be powerful enough to bring down the mighty Galactus, as Ghost Rider forced Galactus to feel the bread of all those who had died as a result of his feeding on their planets. As Ghost Rider put it “A billion souls”. This display of power, though, appeared to be a rewrite for the animated series, as the original storyline in Fantastic Four issue 243, has Doctor Strange casting a spell that causes all of the souls of those visited upon him, at once. Originally, this incarnation of the Ghost Rider could only be summoned if Danny was present when innocent blood was spilled, at which time Danny had to touch the gas cap of his motorcycle for the transformation process to occur. Later, he was able to summon the Ghost Rider without touching the gas cap but still needed to wait for the innocent blood to be spilled. Later still, he was able to summon the Ghost Rider by willpower alone.
Robbie Reyes
The ghost of Eli Morrow that uninhabited Robbie’s body is not, according to Johnny Blaze, a true Spirit of Vengeance. Regardless, he gives Robbie several abilities to that of other Ghost Riders, including the power to manifest and control chains ending in thin knives or sickles.  [8] The Morrow’s ghost Rider, which allows him to get his Ghost Rider, allows Robbie in his Ghost Rider. It can also be driven remotely, and Robbie’s Ghost Rider can pass harmlessly through it, allowing it to drive into foes. The car ‘s trunk, when opened, acts as a portal, allowing the Ghost Rider to transport anything, including people, to any location. Though it is initially unknown if Robbie’s Ghost Rider form possesses the divine powers of his predecessors, he eventually displays the ability to use the Penance Stare during a battle with Star Brand .  [9] Elderly woman is a young woman who plays with a teenage boy and plays with her boyfriend. His Ghost Rider also displays the ability to change to a more powerful and powerful form when Robbie is fully angered.  [10]

Other Spirits of Vengeance


Main article: Vengeance (comics)

Michael Badilino  , a former member of the New York City Police Department , is one-third of an “Organic Medallion of Power”; the other two are Ketch and Blaze (the Medallion itself was never explained in any true detail). He possesses powers more in line with those of the Zarathos version of Ghost Rider, though he also possesses the Penance Stare and his motorcycle appeared to share features with the Noble Kale version. His appearance is distinguished by a deep purple skull, broad fangs from his upper jaw, and backswept curved horns on the top of his skull.

In his superhuman form, Badilino was called  Vengeance  , and initially attempted to kill the Ghost Rider, believing him to be Zarathos. Vengeance later became the ally of Ghost Rider and Johnny Blaze. Vengeance would also take over the role of the Ghost Rider and even semi-seriously referred to by Spider-Man after the apparent death of Ghost Rider in battle with Zarathos and Acolytes The Fallen. Vengeance killed himself, along with the villain Hellgate, by triggering a massive explosion through his Hellfire, the source of the mystical flames that encompasses the bones of both Vengeance and Ghost Rider.

Vengeance reappears in the last four issues of  Ghost Rider  vol. 2, involved in Blackheart’s plans to kill Noble Kale. Vengeance aids the Ghost Rider in the ensuing battle, destroying Blackheart and ruling Hell during Ketch’s absences.

The Last Stand of the Spirits of Vengeance

Seven riders show their flaming heads for the first time in this story by Jason Aaron and artist Tan Eng Huat. Daniel Ketch returns with a new mission: to collect the powers of the Ghost Riders for the Angel Zadkiel to prevent the corruption of the powers of their human hosts. Zadkiel has other motives he keeps to himself, from which he needs the powers of the riders to tear down the walls of New Jerusalem and wage war on the heavens.

Trail of Tears 

A version of Ghost Rider appeared in the  Ghost Rider  miniseries  : Trail of Tears  # 1-6 (April-Sept. 2007) by writer Garth Ennis and artist Clayton Crain . Set during the American Civil War , it finds Confederate Officer  Travis Parham  avenging the murders of his friend, an ex-slave named Caleb and Caleb’s family. Parham meets a horse-riding Ghost Rider who seeks the same men. Eventually, Parham learns about the deaths instrumental in helping set forth the Spirit of Vengeance.


A train soldier who has the power to control water and was hired to kill Ghost Rider. He would become a frequent opponent to the hero afterwards.
Black Rose
Johnny Blaze’s wife, who was revived as a servant for Blackheart and later married Ghost Rider Noble Kale.
Mephisto’s son, Blackheart, created a group of Spirits of Vengeance Ghost Rider in hopes of conquering Hell. Instead, Ghost Rider Noble Kale defeats him and takes over his portion of Hell. He is the villain in the 2007 Ghost Rider movie.
A Lilin who worked under Deathwatch that frequently crossed swords with Ghost Rider. After the hero burned him to disfigurement, Blackout learned his secret identity and began killing his loved ones and acquaintances. Blackout appears as a henchman of Mephisto in the movie Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance .
A servant of Mephisto Who Sought to Battle Zarathos Centurious Was the head of the Firm and Targeted Ghost Rider For His association with the demon.
An agent of Zadkiel given power in order to destroy Ghost Rider.
Daniel Ketch’s archenemy . A Translord from an unknown demonic dimension posing as a crime boss in New York in an attempt to kill its residents. He would later die at the hands of Ghost Rider then be resurrected as a servant for Centurious.
Francisco Fuentes was an acquaintance of Danny Ketch who was murdered while walking his dog Chupi. He was resurrected by Blackheart, merged with Chupi, and became his servant.
Death Ninja
An agent of Centurious who infiltrated Deathwatch’s ranks who frequently battled Ghost Rider.
Ghost Rider in videogames.
Hag and Troll
Demons under Deathwatch, they were his most loyal servants.
A demon. Occasionally an ally of the Ghost Rider, and known for driving a red car.
Kid Blackheart
The Antichrist who hoped to enter Heaven and destroy it.
An ancient immortal sorceress from Atlantis, Lilith gave birth to the Lilin over the centuries and was imprisoned until recently. Upon her freedom, she has been murdered by the Spirits of Vengeance and sought their demise. Her most loyal children are Pilgrim, Nakota, Meatmarket, and Blackout.
Lucifer, like the other Hell-lords, sought to remove the human component from the Ghost Rider in hopes it has become a mindless killing machine to eliminate humanity. However, Ghost Rider proved too strong and Lucifer was exiled to perdition. Later, Lucifer would be the demon with torture Zadkiel for all of eternity.
Madcap has been one of the most frequent opponents of New York’s heroes with Ghost Rider.
Johnny Blaze’s archenemy . A demon who posed the Devil himself to claim Johnny Blaze’s soul. Mephisto is the one responsible for bringing Ghost Rider into Johnny’s life. Ghost Rider, however, is able to resist the evil that overcame him long ago, and is now able to use his powers for good no matter what. Angered, Mephisto sought revenge against Ghost Rider, and now constantly tries to win his creation back. Mephisto appears under the name Mephistopheles in the 2007  Ghost Rider  movie.
Crash Simpson’s (mentor to Johnny Blaze) partner, Drake Shannon lost most of a face against Crash for the business. Given an eyeball-like helmet by They Who Wield Power able to hypnotize others, he would return to the stunt show and was foiled by Ghost Rider. He would return as one of Ghost Riders most frequent enemies.
A contortionist , Ebenezer Laughton decided to use his gifts as a thief. In time, he would turn to murder and come into conflict with Ghost Rider. The creature is a creature, bearing superhuman abilities and able to induce fear in others
Steel Vengeance
Steel Wind’s Sister, Sadae Tsumura gives her soul to heroic ghost rider left her comatose. Sadae was turned into Steel Vengeance, a cyborg bent on killing Ghost Rider.
Steel Wind
Following a freak explosion, Ruriko Tsumura was remade as a cyborg by Freakmaster and challenged Johnny Blaze at the Quentin Carnival in cycling, defeating him and earning a place among them. However, she ran the business into the ground and battled Ghost Rider, leaving her comatose. She was rehabilitated by Centurious and used as his agent. In time, she would become Ghost Rider’s ally.
A Spirit of Vengeance by Lt. Michael Badilino to win the ghost to destroy the ghost of the family. When he learned it was instead Zarathos, he became Ghost Rider’s ally.
An archangel who sought to usurp God’s admiration of humanity. Using Ghost Rider to kill other Spirits of Vengeance in order to empower himself, Zadkiel took the throne and cast out Ghost Rider. The hero would return with the dead Spirits of Vengeance to defeat Zadkiel and imprison him in Hell.
A demon bound to Johnny Blaze by Mephisto to become the Ghost Rider. He would, however, come to exert control over the entity, but would be separated from Blaze in the conflict against Centurious. He would later renew his alliance with Lilith.

Other versions

Ultimate Marvel

In the Ultimate Marvel Universe, Ghost Rider made his debut in  Ultimate Comics: Avengers  Volume 2, # 2.  [11]  Ultimate Ghost Rider’s Origin is Explained in  Ultimate Comics: Avengers  Volume 2, # 4. One day while on a cross-country trip across the United States, twenty-something couple Johnny Blaze and Roxanne Simpson come across a bar where they are a gang biker, who plies them with beer. The gang’s friendly demeanor is a ruse, as they kill the intoxicated Blaze as part of a Satanic ritual. During the ritual, they barter their souls with Satan in exchange for wealth and power. Satan grants their request but maintains the upper hand. The deceased Blaze also makes a dealSatan will get his soul in exchange for the assurance of Roxanne. For twenty years Blaze trains to become the Ghost Rider, burning away his Christian baptism, and is sent to the world to get his revenge. He tracks down and kills the members of the motorcycle gang-now rich and in positions of power-individually. In response to these deaths, the White House issues an Executive Order to kill the Ghost Rider. The Avengers are recruited for the mission with no knowledge of the Ghost Rider except that he is 7 ft tall and has the strength of Thor.  [12]  When the Avengers are unsuccessful in stopping the Ghost Rider from killing his next target, the truth behind the Ghost Rider’s selection of targets is learned, and the Vice President of the United States,Michael Blackthorne is revealed to be the leader of the motorcycle gang, who sold his soul to become a Ghost Rider, AKA Vengeance , in which Blackthorne now transforms. During their confrontation, the Ghost Rider drags into a church that turns them into the human form, allowing the Punisher to finish off Blackthorne. After pleading his case, Blaze is allowed to leave. He was later seen in a park with Satan watching Roxanne, who was brought back to life with no memory of what happened. Satan agrees to let her live her life if Blaze continues to be her Ghost Rider, to which Blaze agrees.  [13]

Ghost Rider 2099

Main article: Ghost Rider 2099
Ghost Rider 2099

Zero Cochrane  , who in the Marvel 2099 alternate timeline is a cybernetic take on the Spirit of Vengeance, is not a supernatural being, but a cybernetic being a digitized copy of Cochrane’s mind. He encounters a futuristic counterpoint to Michael Badilino’s Vengeance. The Ghost Rider of 2099 appears in the 2099 book of 2099 books in a single title  2099 World of Tomorrow.  He subsequently appears in the 2099 “epilogue” book  Manifest Destiny  , arguing with the AI that empowers him.

The Spirit of Vengeance

Main article: Spirit of Vengeance (comics)

This version of Ghost Rider, known as the Spirit of Vengeance, debuted in  Guardians of the Galaxy  , set in an alternate future of the Marvel Universe. He has the ability to cross space and fire spike projectiles from his forearms. This Ghost Rider is a religious zealot, embittered towards a church of the Universal Church of Truth, proclaiming it would produce its god in the flesh. That being, the Protege , is destroyed by the Celestial Scathan the Approver . This Ghost Rider refers to him simply as the Spirit of Vengeance, though his real name is given as Autocylus, from the planet Sarka. After answering a distress call from Firelord ,  [14] The Guardians of the Galaxy helps a planet in peril, this Ghost Rider eventually helps to destroy the threat. The Spirit of Vengeance includes several other powerful Martinex , Hollywood , Replica , Firelord, Phoenix IX and Mainframe .  [15]  The heroes, rallied by Martinex, stay together as the new Galactic Guardians.  [16]  [17]

Marvel Zombies: Dead Days

Ghost Rider is seen in  Marvel Zombies: Dead Days  (Marvel One-Shot 1, May 2007) as one of the uninfected; he then appears briefly in “Marvel Zombies” at the zombie heroes of New York are making their assault on the Silver Surfer.  volume & issue needed  ]  He later appears in  Marvel Zombies 3  as an Infected While Chasing Machine Man and is then easily decapitated.  volume & issue needed  ]

What If

Main article: What If (comics)

In the second volume of the series in issue 45, Daniel Ketch ‘s sister, Barbara, becomes the Ghost Rider after Danny is killed in the graveyard . In this version, Barbara is more vicious and ruthless as Ghost Rider. Eventually, Doctor Strange and Spider-Man team up to try to stop with the help of Johnny Blaze .  [18]


In the  Spider-Gwen  universe (Earth-65), there is a version of Ghost Rider whom the universe’s Betty Brant dresses for Halloween.  [19]

In other media


Marvel Cinematic Universe

Main article: Agents of SHIELD (season 4) Ghost Rider
Robbie Reyes / Ghost Rider, portrayed by Gabriel Luna in  Agents of SHIELD
  • The first references to the Ghost Rider mythology were made in  Agents of SHIELD  , where “JT” James Slade / Hellfire made his debut by Axle Whitehead . In the comics, Slade is the grandson of Marvel Comics ‘ first hero to use the Ghost Rider mantle, Carter Slade . In addition to its pyrokinetic powers, it also has the ability to cause a flame to ignite, similar to Ghost Rider. Whitehead covers his role in the season of the television series.  [20]  [21]
  • In July 2016, it was announced that Ghost Rider would make his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in the fourth season of  Agents of SHIELD  . Had been released from the Spirit of Vengeance, and the studio confirmed via San Diego Comic-Con, that the Ghost Rider would feature heavily in the series.  [22]  The Robbie Reyes incarnation of the Ghost Rider, portrayed by actor Gabriel Luna , features as a recurring character for the season four; influencing the season ‘s marketing subtitle,  Ghost Rider  ; which has become known as the first pods of the season, a new feature for the television series. Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rideris referenced throughout the season, and has a cameo in the episode “A Good Samaritan”. Blaze rescues Robbie Reyes and his brother from their automotive accident and revives the trainer of the dead by giving Reyes the supernatural abilities of the Spirit of Vengeance. As Robbie only saw Johnny in his Ghost Rider form, he believes that he sold his soul to “The Devil”. While Blaze is not Explicitly named in the episode, series star Clark Gregg confirmed the character’s identity through His Twitter account.  [23]  Al MacKenzie becomes host to the Ghost Rider for a time, after Reyes becomes trapped between dimensions. In the season finale Phil Coulson isbecoming the Ghost Rider as part of a trap to defeat the season’s primary antagonistAIDA / Ophelia / Madame Hydra .
  • In October 2016, Luna argued that there are plans for Reyes to feature in his own television series, following his introduction in  Agents of SHIELD  .  [24]  In later interviews the actor stated he hoped Norman Reedus would portray Johnny Blaze in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  [25]


  • In the  X-Men: The Animated Series  first-season finale, Professor X scans Gambit’s memories and sees Ghost Rider, apparently approaching Gambit.
  • The Danny Ketch version of Ghost Rider appeared in the  Fantastic Four  episode “When Calls Galactus” voiced by Richard Grieco . He helps the Fantastic Four and Thor when Galactus plans to feed on Earth.
  • The Danny Ketch version of Ghost Rider appears in  Incredible Hulk  animated series on UPN , voiced by Richard Grieco.
    • It was due to be used on the UPN cartoons that caused a projected appearance on  Spider-Man  to be rejected. The episode would have pitted Ghost Rider and Spider-Man against Mysterio and Dormammu .  [26]  Allegedly, these two appearances were also intended to serve as a backdoor pilot for a “Ghost Rider” animated series.  [27]  [28]
  • The Johnny Blaze version of Ghost Rider appears in the  Hulk and the Agents of SMASH  episode “Spirit of Vengeance”, voiced by Fred Tatasciore .  [29]  This version is able to take over and take control of vehicles, and to catch fire and allow weapons, such as some tanks he took over, to shoot fireballs. Other versions of the Ghost Rider, this one could generate electricity and lightning from blue fire, and a vortex of lightning that cured Abomination of his gamma and a person back to a human. However, like other versions, this one has been able to make these dimensions to appear on walls and other surfaces, such as a mountainside.


  • On February 16, 2007, Columbia Pictures released the movie  Ghost Rider  , starring Nicolas Cage as the adult Johnny Blaze and Matt Long as a teen. The character faces Blackheart and his father, Mephistopheles .
  • Nicolas Cage reprinted the role in a sequel,  Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance  , released February 17, 2012 in 3-D . Here the character is or recruited by a sect to save a boy named Danny from being white possessed by Roarke (a form of Mephistopheles who is aussi His Father) while fighting Blackout .
  • In May 2013, the film rights to Ghost Rider reverted to Marvel Studios from Sony Pictures , although it was also confirmed that there were no immediate plans to produce another film featuring the character in the future.  [30]

Video games

  • Ghost Rider appears in the game  Venom / Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety  as summonable character that assists the player for a short period of time.  Spider-Man and Venom  Separation Anxiety is the sequel to the game  : Maximum Carnage
  • Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)  Marvel: Ultimate Alliance  , voiced by Nolan North . The player receives a team bonus of “New Fantastic Four” when playing a game with a team of Ghost Rider, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Hulk and Luke Cage (Hulk being only available via download).
  • In 2007 the game  Ghost Rider  was made a loose continuation of the 2007 movie of the same name . It is the only game to date that features Ghost Rider as the lead character.
  • He is available for download for the game  LittleBigPlanet  , as part of “Marvel Costume Kit 2”.  [31]  [32]
  • Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze) appears as a non-playable character in Dante’s ending in  Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds  .  [33]  He is not available as a playable character, but he is a playable in the updated version  Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3  .  [34]  Richard Grieco covers his role.
  • He is a playable character in  Marvel Super Hero Squad Online
  • Ghost Rider is a playable character in  Marvel: Avengers Alliance
  • Ghost Rider is a playable character in  Lego Marvel Super Heroes  voiced by Andrew Kishino .  [35]
  • Ghost Rider is a playable character in  Marvel Heroes  .  [36]  Robbie Reyes appears as a Team Up character in the  Marvel Heroes 2016  rebranding.  [37]
  • The Johnny Blaze and Robbie Reyes versions of Ghost Rider are playable characters in  Marvel: Future Fight  .
  • Ghost Rider is seen riding his motorcycle on the side of a building in the “What if Fashion” of  Spider-Man (2000 video game)  .
  • The Robbie Reyes version of Ghost Rider is a playable character in  Marvel Avengers Academy  .  [38]
  • The Johnny Blaze version of Ghost Rider is a playable character in  Marvel: Contest of Champions  .
  • Johnny Blaze is back in the game  . Capcom: Infinite  , with Fred Tatasciore reprising the role.
  • The Johnny Blaze Ghost Rider is a playable character in  Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2  .


In May 2011, Ghost Rider placed 90th on IGN ‘s “Top 100 Comic Book Heroes” list.  [39]

Collected editions

  • The New Fantastic Four: Unleashed Monsters  [Features a “new” Fantastic Four of Ghost Rider, The Hulk, Wolverine and Spider-Man]. (trade paperback 1992, reprints  Fantastic Four  # 347-349)
  • Essential Ghost Rider Vol. 1  (trade paperback, 2005,  Marvel Spotlight  Reprints # 5-12,  Ghost Rider  Vol 2 # 1-20 and  Daredevil  # 138)
  • Essential Ghost Rider Vol. 2  (trade paperback, 2007; reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.2 # 21-50.)
  • Essential Ghost Rider Vol. 3  (trade paperback, 2009;  Ghost Rider  Reprints Vol 2 # 51-65,  Avengers  # 214,  Marvel Two-In-One  # 80)
  • Essential Ghost Rider Vol. 4  (trade paperback, 2010,  Ghost Rider  reprints Vol 2 # 66-81, Amazing Spider-Man # 274 and New Defenders # 145 and 146)
  • Ghost Rider Team-Up  (trade paperback, 2007;  Marvel Team-Up Reprints  # 91,  Marvel Two-in-One  # 80,  Marvel Premiere  # 28,  Avengers  # 214 and  Ghost Rider  # 27 & # 50.)
  • Champions Classic Vol. 1  (trade paperback, reprints  Champions  # 1-11.)
  • Champions Classic Vol. 2  (trade paperback; reprints  Champions  # 12-17,  Iron Man Annual  # 4,  Avengers  # 163,  Super-Villain Team-Up  # 14, and  Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man  # 17-18.)
  • Ghost Rider: Resurrected  ( trade paperback , 1991, reprints  Ghost Rider  vol.3, # 1-7)
  • Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch Classic Vol. 1  ( trade paperback , 2009, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol 3, # 1-10)
  • Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch Classic Vol. 2  ( trade paperback , 2010; reprints  Ghost Rider  3, # 11-20 and Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme # 28)
  • X-Men & Ghost Rider: Brood Trouble in the Big Easy  (trade paperback 1993, Reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.3 # 26-27 and  X-Men  # 8-9)
  • Wolverine and Ghost Rider in Acts of Vengeance  (Marvel Comics Presents # 64-70)
  • Rise of the Midnight Sounds  (trade paperback, 1992;  Ghost Rider  Reprints 3, # 28, 31;  Ghost Rider / Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance  # 1,  Morbius  # 1,  Darkhold  # 1 and  Nightstalkers  # 1)
  • Spirits of Venom  (trade paperback 1993, reprinted  Web of Spider-Man  # 95-96 and  Ghost Rider / Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance  # 5 – 6)
  • Ghost Rider: The Hammer Lane  (trade paperback 2002, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol 4 # 1-6)
  • Ghost Rider: Road to Damnation  (Hardcover, 2007, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.5 # 1-6.)
  • Ghost Rider: Road to Damnation  (trade paperback 2007, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol 5 # 1-6.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 1: Vicious Cycle  (trade paperback, 2007, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.6 # 1-5.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 2: The Life & Death Of Johnny Blaze  (trade paperback, 2007; reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol 6 # 6-11.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 3: Apocalypse Soon  (trade paperback, 2008; reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol 6 # 12-13, Annual # 1.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 4: Revelations  (trade paperback, 2008, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.6 # 14-19.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 5: Hell Bent and Heaven Bound  (trade paperback, 2008, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.6 # 20-25.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 6: The Last Stand  (trade paperback, 2009, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol.6 # 26-32.)
  • Ghost Rider Vol. 7: Trials and Tribulations  (trade paperback, 2009,  ghost Rider  reprints Vol 6 # 33-35, Annual # 2.)
  • Ghost Riders: Heaven’s on Fire  (trade paperback, 2009-2010, reprints  Ghost Riders: Heaven’s on Fire  # 1-6)
  • Ghost Rider: Daniel Way’s Ultimate Collection  (trade paperback, 2012, reprints  Ghost Rider  Vol 6 # 1-19)
  • Ghost Rider: Omnibus by Jason Aaron  (Hardcover, 2010,  Ghost Rider  reprints Vol.6 # 20-35 and  Ghost Riders: Heaven’s on Fire  # 1-6)
  • Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch – Addict  (  Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch  # 1-5 and  Ghost Rider  Finale)
  • Fear Itself: Ghost Rider  (trade paperback, Ghost Rider Vol.7 # 0.1 & # 1-5)
  • Ghost Rider: The Complete Series by Rob Williams  (trade paperback, Ghost Rider Vol.7 # 0.1 & # 1-9)


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