Leonardo da Vinci

The Religious Affiliation of
Leonardo da Vinci

Religion: Catholic CBR Scale: S

Name: Leonardo da Vinci

Classification: scientist scientist   real/historical person real/historical person  

Publisher(s): DC Marvel

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: The Tragic Love of Mona Lisa (1912)

Creators: Abel Gance, Albert Capellani

Number of Appearances: 78

   Comic Book Appearances: 23

   TV, Film Appearances: 55

Occupation: artist, engineer, inventor, scientist, writer

Birth Place: Vinci, Italy

Gender: male

Panel 5 of page 2 in the story "The Joker's Comedy Capers" in Detective Comics #341 (July 1965) invokes the name of Leonardo da Vinci in a description of the villainous Joker. The narrative caption reads: "Something devilishly familiar about this 'movie producer'?! No doubt some of you will already have suspected the presence of that mad maestro of mirth, that Leonardo of the larcenous laugh, that man of a thousand false fronts -- the Joker!"

This character is in the following 8 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Detective Comics (vol. 1) #341 (July 1965): "The Joker's Comedy Capers" (mentioned)
Marvel Knights 4 #27 (Apr. 2006): "The Resurrection of Nicholas Scratch: Part Three: Threshold of Revelations" (mentioned)
New Fun #5 (Aug. 1935): "Leonardo Da Vinci" (lead character)
New Warriors
Superman (vol. 1) #48 (Sep.-Oct. 1947): "Autograph, Please!"
The Tragic Love of Mona Lisa (1912)
X-Men: Divided We Stand #1 (June 2008): "Blend In" (mentioned)

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