Thomas Edison

The Religious Affiliation of
Thomas Edison

Religion: Congregationalist; Deist CBR Scale: I

Name: Thomas Edison

Other Names: Thomas Alva Edison

Classification: scientist scientist   real/historical person real/historical person  

Publisher(s): DC

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: Edison Drawn by 'World' Artist (1896)

Creators: James H. White

Number of Appearances: 189

   Comic Book Appearances: 37

   TV, Film Appearances: 120

   TV, Film Appearances As Himself: 31

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Occupation: businessperson, inventor, scientist

Birth Place: Milan, Ohio, USA

Gender: male

Jefferson Pierce (secretly the hero Black Lightning) taught at Edison High School in Gotham City. The young superheroine Halo was a student there. The school was named after famed inventor Thomas Edison.

This character is in the following 4 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Batman and the Outsiders
Edison Drawn by 'World' Artist (1896)
The X-Men (vol. 1) #48 (Sep. 1968): "Yours Truly the Beast" (mentioned)

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