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J. Jonah Jameson

The Religious Affiliation of
J. Jonah Jameson
 

Religion: hates Spider-Man CBR Scale: M

Name: J. Jonah Jameson

Other Names: JJJ; J.J.J.; John Jonah Jameson

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #1 (Mar. 1963): "Spider-Man"

Creators: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko

Number of Appearances: 1,719

   Comic Book Appearances: 1,585

   TV, Film Appearances: 130

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 4

Enemy of: White Knights, Sam Bullit

Occupation: publisher

Worked for: The Daily Bugle

Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: Peter Parker's boss; Spider-Man's denouncer

Excerpts

BELOW: J. Jonah Jameson's hatred for Spider-Man is evident in how he reacts to Carol Danvers mentioning him: When newly hired Woman magazine editor Carol Danvers mentions Spider-Man, J. Jonah Jameson reacts strongly. Jameson's hatred of Spider-Man is clearly evident when he yells at Danvers: "Don't ever mention that name in this office! EVER! GET OUT!" This panel also demonstrates Jameson's general disdain for super-heroes and his nascent hatred for Ms. Marvel. Even though Ms. Marvel saved Jameson from being killed by the Scorpion, Jameson still wants Carol Danvers to write an exposé on her. He is infuriated by how (in his opinion) she made a fool out of him when she rescued him.

J. Jonah Jameson's hatred for Spider-Man is evident in how he reacts to Carol Danvers mentioning him

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 17, panel 1. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: hate; idiosyncratic; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

BELOW: J. Jonah Jameson: I hate super-heroes! J. Jonah Jameson hires Carol Danvers to be the new editor of Woman magazine. Her first assignment is to write an expose on New York's newest super-hero, Ms. Marvel. When Danvers asks why, Jameson explains: "This is something else, something MORE IMPORTANT [than fashion]. I HATE super-heroes, Miss Danvers. HATE THEM!"

J. Jonah Jameson: I hate super-heroes!

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 5, panel 3. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: hate; idiosyncratic; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

BELOW: Carol Danvers makes her strong Feminist sensibilities known: Feminism was a major theme in the first volume of Ms. Marvel comics. When hiring her as the new editor for Woman magazine, J. Jonah Jameson's disinterest in Feminism was clear. After agreeing on her salary, Ms. Marvel lays down a few rules which signify her Feminist ideas. She insists on being called "Ms. Carol Danvers." (Jameson had called her "Miss Danvers.") She also tells Jameson "forget it" when it comes to his suggestion of an editorial focus on diets and recipes.

Carol Danvers makes her strong Feminist sensibilities known

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 5, panel 3, 6. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: Feminist; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

BELOW: Ms. Marvel wonders where J. Jonah Jameson's "anti-superhero crusade" has gone when he needs to be rescued by her from the Scorpion: J. Jonah Jameson is being held captive by the villainous Scorpion, who intends to kill him. When Ms. Marvel arrives on the scene, Jameson pleads with her to rescue him. Note how Ms. Marvel uses the word "crusade" in connection to Jameson's strident anti-superhero stance. This word, commonly used with religious ventures, illustrates the religious-like zeal with which Jameson hates super-heroes generally and Spider-Man specifically.

Ms. Marvel wonders where J. Jonah Jameson's anti-superhero crusade has gone when he needs to be rescued by her from the Scorpion

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 14, panel 1. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: hate; crusade; idiosyncratic; J. Jonah Jameson

BELOW: J. Jonah Jameson's disinterest in Feminism is made clear: When J. Jonah Jameson hired Carol Danvers (secretly Ms. Marvel) to be the new editor for Woman magazine, his disinterest in contemporary Feminism is obvious. He says "yecch" to topics the magazine has tackled lately, such as "Women's Lib," an interview with famed LGBT Feminist activist Kate Millett, and careers for women. Jameson thinks a woman's magazine should focus more on "useful" topics such as diets, fashion, and recipes - topics he regards as the proper traditional concerns for women.

J. Jonah Jameson's disinterest in Feminism is made clear

Source: Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!", pg. 5, panels 2-3. Written by Gerry Conway, Carla Conway. Art by John Buscema, Joe Sinnott, Dave Hunt. See also: Feminist; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)

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This character is in the following 161 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man: Skating on Thin Ice #1 (1990): "Skating on Thin Ice!"
Assassins #1 (Apr. 1996): "Political Suicide" (character based on)
Assault on New Olympus Prologue #1 (Jan. 2010) (mentioned)
The Avengers
Captain America
Captain America 70th Anniversary Magazine #20 (Winter 2011): "Cap For President!"
Captain America and the Falcon
Captain Britain (vol. 1) #4 (3 Nov. 1976): "The Thing -- Amok!"
Contest of Champions II #5 (Nov. 1999): "Media Blitz!"
Daredevil
Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #3 (Oct. 2009): "Negative Reinforcement" (mentioned)
Darkhawk #19 (Sep. 1992): "Portals of Power, Part 1: The Mutant Agenda"
The Defenders (vol. 1) #61 (July 1978): "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Lunatik!"
Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #111 (June 1971): "The Thing -- Amok!"
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #5 (Apr. 2006): "Web Log"
Giant-Size Ms. Marvel
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013)
Marvel Fanfare (vol. 1) #47 (Mid-Nov. 1989): "Renovation"
Marvel Holiday Special 2004 #1 (Jan. 2005): "Jonah's Holiday Carol" (lead character)
Marvel Holiday Special '96 (Dec. 1996): "Not a Creature Was Stirring"
Marvel Knights 4 #13 (Feb. 2005): "Eyes Without a Face, Part 1" (1-panel cameo)
Marvel Knights Spider-Man
Marvel Team-Up
Ms. Marvel
The New Avengers (vol. 1) #15 (Mar. 2006): "Secrets & Lies, Part 2"
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man
Peter Parker: Spider-Man
Slingers #12 (Nov. 1999): "Fast Lane: Media Blitz (part 1 of 4)"
The Spectacular Spider-Man
The Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine #1 (July 1968): "Lo, This Monster"
Spider-Man (vol. 1) #8 (Mar. 1991): "Perceptions, Part 1"
Spider-Man and X-Factor: Shadowgames
Spider-Man Unlimited (vol. 1) #14 (Dec. 1996): "Game's End"
Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Negative Exposure #1 (Dec. 2003)
Spider-Man: Fear Itself (Feb. 1992)
Spider-Man: Web of Doom
Spider-Man's Tangled Web #20 (Jan. 2003): "Behind the Mustache" (lead character)
Thunderbolts (vol. 1) #130 (May 2009): "Magnum Opus: Part Two" (mentioned)
Untold Tales of Spider-Man
Venom (vol. 2) #29 (Mar. 2013): "Drowning in a Nightmare"
Web of Spider-Man
Wild Thing (vol. 2) #2 (Nov. 1999): "Media Blitz!"
X-Factor
The X-Men
Young Allies (vol. 2) #6 (Jan. 2011): "A Change of Mind" (1-panel cameo)
Young Avengers


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/JJonah_Jameson.html
  - http://www.comicvine.com/j-jonah-jameson/29-1487/
  - http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0001364/
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/jadjam.htm
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/j.htm
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/MC2Handbook/jmc2.html