Antaeus (Mark Antaeus)

The Religious Affiliation of
Mark Antaeus

Religion: Catholic CBR Scale: S

Name: Antaeus

Alter Ego: Mark Antaeus

Other Names: Antaeus II

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: JLA Superpower (Nov. 1999)

Creators: John Arcudi, Scot Eaton, Ray Kryssing

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 2

Teams/Affiliations: The Justice League

Gender: male


From: "Religion in comic books" forum discussion, started 24 April 2006 on the official DC Comics website (; viewed 1 May 2006):

Posted: Apr 25, 2006 10:26 PM

...former JLAer Mark Antaeus was probably Catholic; his mother kept a cross on the wall, fingered prayer beads when she was nervous, described the family as not being Jewish, and otherwise made me wonder, "Why the heck did this guy choose to dress up like a Roman soldier?"

Posted: Apr 25, 2006 11:24 PM

Rome adopted Christianity before its fall.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
JLA Superpower (Nov. 1999) (lead character)

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