The Antichrist embodies everything that is literally not of Christ. Traditionally, this term is used as a title in deference to the son of the devil of Judeo-Christian lore. It is believed that the son of the devil shall be born bearing the mark of the beast (666) upon his body. One of the most popular cinematic representations of the Antichrist is Damien Thorn from the Omen film franchise. It is said, that the coming of the Antichrist will signal the "End of Days", a biblical Apocalypse in which the world will be plunged into eternal darkness. In the continuity of Marvel Comics, the so-called "Son of Satan" is a man named Damien Hellstrom; a character who has served as both a hero and villain and is constantly at war with his Satanic heritage.
(See Also: 666; The Omen)
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