Desaad is a New God from Apokolips where he is God Scientist and chief torturer.
Desaad is a frightening figure with pale skin, sunken red eyes, and stringy black hair. The right side of his face is deformed, with flesh growing from his cheek down the collar of his clothes. He wears a purple, hooded robe with a metal shoulder/neck covering.
OCTOBER 23, 17:28 EDT
Desaad came to Earth to supply Intergang with Apokoliptan weaponry. He was defeated by the Forever People and Superboy, but got away.
JULY 5, 00:16 UTC
Desaad was present alongside G. Gordon Godfrey when Vandal Savage arrived on the planet's surface with the Warworld and greeted Darkseid.