Arthur Goren

The Religious Affiliation of
Arthur Goren

Religion: Jewish CBR Scale: S

Name: Arthur Goren

Other Names: Mr. Goren

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Static #7 (Dec. 1993): "You're Gonna Get Yours"

Creators: Robert L. Washington III, John Paul Leon, Rober Quijano

Number of Appearances: 2

   Comic Book Appearances: 1

   TV, Film Appearances: 1

Ally: Frieda Goren
Ally: Mrs. Goren

Occupation: activist

Location: Dakota, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: father of Static's girlfriend Frieda

Arthur Goren was the father of Frieda Goren, the close friend and eventual girlfriend of the super-hero Static.

Frieda Goren's Jewish religious affiliation and ethnic identity was a prominent aspect of the character. Like his daughter, Arthur was Jewish. In the "Static Shock" TV episode titled "Frozen Out," Arthur Goren hosted a Hanukkah party for Frieda's friends and family when the power went out.

Arthur Goren and his wife were both active in radical circuits during the 1970s.

Summary of Static #7 (Dec. 1993), from now-defunct webpage at

Virgil gets stuck planning a gig with Commando X. Static foils him again as he stops a bomb meant to blow up city hall. Virgil and Frieda's parents give them a lecture on racism and how racist attitudes are misleading under the guise of politics and justice. Frieda and Virgil have a reconciliation of sorts over their different views. Static faces and defeats Commando X finally. Static has to sneak home as we still see the streets of Dakota littered with racist views.

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This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:

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