The Rev (Reverend Sammy Smith)

The Religious Affiliation of
The Rev
Reverend Sammy Smith

Religion: Church of the Saved (Peoples Temple) leader; later Satanism; atheist; Communist CBR Scale: D

Name: The Rev

Alter Ego: Reverend Sammy Smith

Other Names: The Reverend; Samuel Smith; Samuel "Sammy" Smith

Classification: villain villain   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader   based on a real person based on a real person  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Punisher (vol. 2) #4 (Nov. 1987): "The Rev"

Creators: Mike Baron, Klaus Janson

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

Number of Appearances: 8

Enemy of: The Punisher, Joy Adams, Ray White

Worked for: Belasco

Gender: male

The character is based on Jim Jones, the real-life Communist atheist who was the leader of Peoples Temple, an ill-fated group affiliated with the Disciples of Christ.

This character is in the following 6 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Punisher

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