A-Bomb (Rick Jones)

Rick Jones

Religion: not determined yet

Name: A-Bomb

Alter Ego: Rick Jones

Other Names: Richard Milhouse "Rick" Jones; Bucky IV; Hulk II (temporarily)

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk (vol. 1) #1 (May 1962): "The Coming of the Hulk"

Creators: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman

Number of Appearances: 572

   Comic Book Appearances: 564

   TV, Film Appearances: 7

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: Loners (founder); The Avengers (honorary member); The Teen Brigade (leader)

Ally: Captain Marvel
Ally: Rom
Ally: Pantheon

Allies: Captain America, The Hulk

Occupation: musician, student, TV host, writer

Birth Place: Scarsdale, Arizona, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

As a sidekick to many heroes, including the Hulk and Captain America, Rick Jones become an "honorary" Avenger, but he has never been an actual member of the Avengers in a formal sense.

This character is in the following 103 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Abominations #1 (Dec. 1996): "Blood Rush" (mentioned)
The Avengers
Avengers Finale #1 (Jan. 2005) (1-panel cameo)
Avengers Spotlight #25 (Dec. 1989): "Best Seller!" (lead character)
Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 2005)
Captain America
Captain America 70th Anniversary Magazine #20 (Winter 2011): "Captain America Joins...The Avengers!"
Captain America Annual
Captain America: Man Out of Time #5 (May 2011): "Part 5"
Captain America: Reborn #4 (Jan. 2010) (3-panel cameo)
Captain America: The Legend #1 (Sep. 1996)
Captain Marvel
Daredevil (vol. 1) #107 (Jan. 1974): "Blind Man's Bluff!"
Essential Savage She-Hulk (July 2006): "The She-Hulk Lives" (3-panel cameo)
The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #12 (Mar. 1963): "The Incredible Hulk"
Fantastic Four: The World's Greatest Comics Magazine!
Giant-Size Avengers (vol. 2) #1 (Feb. 2008): "Memorial Day"
Giant-Size Captain America #1 (Dec. 1975): "The Army of Assassins Strikes!"
Hulk Family: Green Genes #1 (Feb. 2009): "The She-Hulk Lives" (3-panel cameo)
Hulk Smash Avengers
Hulk: Gray #1 (Dec. 2003): "A Is for Apple"
The Incredible Hulk
Journey Into Mystery (vol. 1) #116 (May 1965): "The Trial of the Gods!"
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 1) #52 (June 1990): "Last Resort" (lead character)
Marvel Fanfare (vol. 1) #57 (June 1991): "A Norman Breyfogle Portfolio"
Marvel Graphic Novel #1 (Apr. 1982): "The Death of Captain Marvel"
Marvel Super-Heroes (vol. 1) #21 (July 1969): "The Avengers Meet... Sub-Mariner!"
Marvel Team-Up
New Thunderbolts #11 (Oct. 2005): "Purple Reign, Part Two" (name seen in illustration (or on screen))
ROM #72 (Nov. 1985): "When You Wish Upon a Star" (lead character)
Runaways (vol. 2) #1 (Apr. 2005): "True Believers: Chapter One"
The Savage She-Hulk #1 (Feb. 1980): "The She-Hulk Lives" (3-panel cameo)
Tales of Suspense (vol. 1) #60 (Dec. 1964): "The Army of Assassins Strikes!"
Tales to Astonish
Venom (vol. 2) #13.3 (Apr. 2012): "Circle of Four: Part Four" (vision)
Young Avengers

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