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Hellraiser - Poster Book p17
Name Clown
Aliases Winky Dink
Past Name Unknown
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Eyes Black
Hair None
Professional Status
Affiliation Hell's Army
Occupation Cenobite; Servant of Leviathan
Previous Occupation Child Television Entertainer
Gashes Unknown
Personal Status
Status Unknown
First Appearance
Debut *Clive Barker's Hellraiser - The Devil's Brigade: Part 1 #7, "Clowning Around"

Clown is a Cenobite with the appearance much like that of other clown-like cenobites, except he himself ranks much higher in Hell than the clown cenobites do.


In life, he was the host of the Mr. Winky Dink show, he one day unlocked the Lament Configuration and was taken to Hell where he was recruited specially for Leviathan's needs and changed into a Pseudo Cenobite. A group of children in Hell called the 'Too-Innocent-to-be-Truly-Damned', were who Winky Dink was forced to entertain for eternity by hosting a specialized version of his show from his humanity while trapped in Hell. Although he is shown as an always smiling clown, in-between shows when he shows his second face, it is shown that Winky Dink is quite miserable in Hell. In his show he entertains the children with several horrific acts, all of which upset them. When he eventually does a 'tame' magic trick of pulling a simple bunny from a hat, Leviathan rips his guts out as a warning. Winky Dink must continue performing until "the performance where he finally gets it right"

At some point, he was changed into a full-fledged Cenobite. When a man unlocks the Lament Configuration, Winky Dink, now the Clown Cenobite, who was majorly transformed, comes to retrieve him. Clown's Cenobite Pet Agathion showed compassion towards the man trying to convince Clown to give him the benefit of the doubt, so clown uses an electrical field to destroy Agathion.


Clown Face

Clown Cenobite's face.

Clown was first a Pseudo Cenobite with two faces; one, a classical smiling clown with pale skin and bright colored makeup, but his second face underneath was that of a sad old man with yellowish eyes and bright green hair.

Clown's made over form is much more drastic, he has a shaved head with hooked chains stretching his forehead, his mouth has been molded into a permanent grin, he has rather blank, tired looking eyes that glow yellow and numerous cuts along his chest and stomach. He wears a classical cenobite's leather bound suit.


  • Clive Barker's Hellraiser - The Devil's Brigade: Part 1 #7, "Clowning Around"
  • Clive Barker's Hellraiser - The Devil's Brigade: Part 12 #13, "Dead Things Rot"