Johnny Thunder (John Thunder)

The Religious Affiliation of
Johnny Thunder
John Thunder

Religion: Badhnesian mysticism CBR Scale: S

Name: Johnny Thunder

Alter Ego: John Thunder

Other Names: Johnny Thunderbolt; Johnny Thunder II; Jonathan L. Thunder

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Flash Comics #1 (Jan. 1940): "The Kidnapping of Johnny Thunder"

Creators: John B. Wentworth, Stan Aschmeier

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

Number of Appearances: 261

   Comic Book Appearances: 260

   TV, Film Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: All-Star Squadron; The Justice Society of America; U.S. Navy

Race: white

Gender: male

Some indexers make a distinction between the original Johnny Thunder and his "reincarnation" as "Johnny Thunderbolt." We have not made separate records for these two versions of what is essentially one character. The two versions of the character are physically indistinguishable.

This character is in the following 35 stories which have been indexed by this website:
All-Star Comics
All-Star Squadron #50 (Oct. 1985): "Crisis Point!"
America vs. the Justice Society
Flash Comics
Justice Society of America
Last Days of the Justice Society of America Special (1986): "The Last Days of the Justice Society"
Secret Origins (vol. 2) #13 (Apr. 1987): "The Secret Origin of Johnny Thunder" (lead character)
Secret Society of Super-Villains #15 (June-July 1978): "The Wizard's War of the Worlds!" (cameo)
World's Finest Comics (vol. 1) #3 (Autumn 1941): "The Story of the Man Who Couldn't Lose" (lead character)

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