Night Nurse
Nick Name
Civilian ID
Linda Carter

Medical Doctor

Registered Nurse

Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Allentown, New York
Group Affiliation
Secret Avengers
Base of Operations
Chinatown, New York, New York
5' 9"
135 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Black (Dyed or Blond Wig)
Known Powers

Norman human with skills as a nurse and physician specializing in superhuman injuries.

Note: Carter began her professional career as a registered nurse, but eventually earned her medical degree becoming a general medical physician.


Resources common to the medical profession

Common Enemies


Regularly Appearing

Doctor Strange: The Oath

Linda Carter, Student Nurse

Night Nurse Vol. 1 & 2

Nightcrawler Vol. 3

First Appearance

Linda Carter

Linda Carter, Student Nurse #1 (Sept., 1961)

Night Nurse

Night Nurse Vol. 1 #1 (Nov., 1972)


Linda Carter

Stan Lee & Al Hartley

Night Nurse

Jean Thomas & Winslow Mortimer


The daughter of a doctor, Linda Carter pursued a nursing career which lead to her interning at Metropolitan General Hospital in New York City. While a student nurse she fell in love with wealthy businessman, Marshall Michaels. When Michaels forced her to choose her medical career or marriage to him, Carter chose a life of medicine.

After becoming a registered nurse, Carter served with a tight group of nurses on the night shift; encountering a series of dramatic adventures.

At some point in her career, Carter's life was saved by a masked vigilante, which inspired her to serve the superhuman community in her private medical practice as the Night Nurse.

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