The Religious Affiliation of
The Jonin

Religion: Ninjutsu CBR Scale: D

Name: The Jonin

Other Names: The Jonin I

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Daredevil (vol. 1) #174 (Sep. 1981): "The Assasination of Matt Murdock"

            NOTE: This is our current best assessment of the first appearance of this character, but this has been flagged in our database as uncertain.

Creators: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson

Number of Appearances: 2

Teams/Affiliations: The Hand (leader)

Enemy of: Daredevil, Elektra

Occupation: assassin

Nation: Japan

Race: Asian

Gender: male

The Jonin was the leader of the ninja cult known as The Hand.

The Jonin was first seen in Daredevil (vol. 1) #174, the issue that also introduced The Hand.

The Jonin died in the next issue: Daredevil (vol. 1) #175.

Later another character known as "The Jonin" was seen, apparently a new character who held the title of "Jonin."

This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:

Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation: