Clea is a fictional character, a sorceress in the Marvel Comics Universe. She is the disciple and lover of Doctor Strange. Created by co-plotters Stan Lee (writer-editor) and Steve Ditko (artist), Clea first appeared in the Doctor Strange feature in Strange Tales #126 (Nov. 1964).
Clea is a human-appearing being and maternally related to the other-dimensional Faltine race of energy beings. The daughter of Umar and the niece of the demonic tyrant Dormammu, the noble Clea has been, sporadically, ruler of the Dark Dimension, the mystical realm to which Dormammu had been banished and which he subsequently conquered.