The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Greco-Roman deity CBR Scale: D

Name: Zeus

Other Names: Jupiter; Jove; Zeus Panhellinios

Classification: supporting character supporting character   deity deity  

Publisher(s): DC Marvel

First Appearance: Zeus on Earth (1912)

First Appearance (Additional Details): (DC) All-Star Comics (vol. 1) #8 (Dec. 1941 - Jan. 1942): "Introducing Wonder Woman"; (modern/post-Crisis) Wonder Woman (vol. 2) #1 (Feb. 1987): "The Princess and the Power!"; (Marvel) Journey Into Mystery (vol. 1) #74 (Nov. 1961): "The Thing in the Black Box!"

            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: Georg af Klercker, Axel Ringvall (actor)

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

Number of Appearances: 283

   Comic Book Appearances: 203

   TV, Film Appearances: 74

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 6

Teams/Affiliations: Council of Godheads

Birth Place: Mount Lycaem, Arcadia, Greece

Gender: male

Note: supreme monarch of the Olympian gods


This character is in the following 41 stories which have been indexed by this website:
All-Star Comics (vol. 1) #8 (Dec. 1941 - Jan. 1942): "Introducing Wonder Woman"
Ares #4 (June 2006): "Ares: God of War, Part 4"
Assault on New Olympus Prologue #1 (Jan. 2010) (7-panel cameo)
The Avengers
Avengers: The Initiative #25 (Aug. 2009): "Avengers: The Initiative Disassembled: Conclusion" (mentioned)
Batman (vol. 1) #170 (Mar. 1965): "The Puzzle of the Perilous Prizes!" (mentioned)
Captain America (vol. 1) #193 (Jan. 1976): "The Madbomb Screamer in the Brain!" (mentioned)
The Champions
Daring Mystery Comics #6 (Sep. 1940): "Introducing Marvel Boy"
Dark Avengers
The Defenders
Green Lantern (vol. 2) #3 (Nov.-Dec. 1960): "The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!" (mentioned)
Heroes for Hire
Hulk (vol. 3) #7 (Dec. 2008): "What Happens in Vegas" (statue)
Journey Into Mystery (vol. 1) #74 (Nov. 1961): "The Thing in the Black Box!" (cameo)
Justice Society of America (vol. 3) #16 (July 2008): "One World, Under Gog, Part 1: He Came, and Salvation with Him" (cameo)
Marvel Universe: The End
The New Avengers (vol. 1) #58 (Dec. 2009) (mentioned)
The New Teen Titans (vol. 2) #9 (June 1985): "Crystal Nightmare"
Showcase #23 (Nov.-Dec. 1959): "The Invisible Destroyer!" (mentioned)
Teen Titans and Outsiders Secret Files and Origins 2005 (Oct. 2005): "Secrets" (mentioned)
Thor (vol. 2) #7 (Jan. 1999): "Deception"
Wonder Woman (vol. 2) #1 (Feb. 1987): "The Princess and the Power!"
X-Force / Champions Annual '98 (Dec. 1998): "Demon from Within" (cameo)
Zeus on Earth (1912) (lead character)

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