Anime and manga

  • Shaman King (A character in Shaman King, Faust VIII, is a descendant of Dr. Faust)
  • Saber Marionette (The antagonistic ruler of the kingdom of Gartlant in Saber Marionette J)
  • Faust Münchhausen (a villain seen in the Urotsukidoji movies)
  • Deel Faust (The impish kid Devil General of Wind in “Devil (&) Devil”)

Comic books

  • The comic book Faust was published in the 80s and 90s by artist Tim Vigil and writer David Quinn. The book follows a story template similar to the opera Faust, but is an updated version. Rebel Studios, an independent label originally published it, but it was later picked up by Avatar Press and a subsequent sequel series was created. Both are extremely sexual and violent series.
  • Felix Faust is a magical supervillain in the universe of DC Comics. He appeared first in 1962 as an adversary of the Justice League of America.
  • Jack Faust was the name of a magician in Alan Moore’s series Promethea, and is also referred to in other books from the America’s Best Comics imprint.
  • In Help!, Volume 2, Number 1, February 1962, Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder produced “Goodman Goes Playboy.” In it, Goodman Beaver sells his soul to Mephistopheles in order to gain the material and sexual benefits that were extolled monthly in Playboy magazine. This comic strip, however, was legally suppressed by the creators of Archie Comics because it disparaged their cartoon character and his companions.
  • Dr. John Dee, a Renaissance scholar who was a likely inspiration for Marlowe’s version of the “Faust” story, is a character in Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series, published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint.
  • In the Hong Kong comic strip The World of Lily Wong one of the main characters, Stuart Wright, once worked at a very immoral advertising agency called Faust Associates. Their company logo resembled a devil.
  • The fifth chapter of Alan Moore’s V for Vendetta references Faust, and the deal he made.
  • In the Anime Shaman King, one of the subcharacters is called Faust VIII and is portrayed as a depressed, secluded person.

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