Genesis #1 (Oct. 1997):
by John Byrne, Ron Wagner, Joe Rubinstein

Genesis #1

Title: “Resonance”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 1997

Publisher: DC
Written by: John Byrne
Art by: Ron Wagner, Joe Rubinstein

54 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Superman Superman Blue (Clark Kent) hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
Kryptonians; Super Friends...  DC 13,409
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
Batman family; Quinntets...  DC 11,112
Aquaman Aquaman (Arthur Curry) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; human...  DC 2,384
Martian Manhunter Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz) hero
CBR Scale: M Martian religion
Justice Experience; Martian...  DC 2,228
Lois Lane Lois Lane supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Raleigh College
[Superman's girlfriend, then wife]
DC 3,859
Perry White Perry White supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Baptist; Elvis worship (ordained)
[Superman's (Clark Kent's) boss; Daily Planet editor] DC 1,574
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) hero
CBR Scale: S Greco-Roman classical religion / Protestant
Marvel Family; Shazam's Squadron of Justice...  Fawcett 756
Flash Flash (Wally West) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant; Speed Force
Justice League Elite; The Justice League...  DC 915
Donna Troy Donna Troy hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Amazon; The Darkstars...  DC 739
Starman Starman (Jack Knight) hero
  The Justice Society of America DC 89
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Kyle Rayner) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Green Lantern Corps; Sinestro Corps...  DC 629
Supergirl Supergirl (Linda Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: M Methodist; Earth-born Angel
The Teen Titans DC 58
Superboy Superboy (Conner Kent) hero
CBR Scale: I Methodist
The Legion of Super-Heroes; The Ravers...  DC 535
Steel Steel (John Henry Irons) hero
CBR Scale: S Protestant
black; Infinity, Inc....  DC 321
Captain Atom Captain Atom (Nathaniel Christopher Adam) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Extreme Justice; L.A.W.... 
[major in U.S. Air Force]
DC 259
Mike Schorr Mike Schorr supporting character
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[former boyfriend of Wonder Woman] DC 28
Artemis Artemis (Artemis of Bana-Mighdall) hero
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion
Amazons; Hellenders DC 125
Green Lantern Warrior (Guy Gardner) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Green Lantern Corps; The Justice League DC 534
Cosmic Boy Cosmic Boy (Rokk Krinn) hero
  The Legion of Super-Heroes DC 541
Appartition (Tinya Wazzo) hero
  L.E.G.I.O.N.; The Legion of Super-Heroes DC 415
Ultra Boy Ultra Boy (Jo Nah) hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish?
The Legion of Super-Heroes; Workforce DC 426
Lightning Lass Spark (Ayla Ranzz) hero
CBR Scale: S Winath nature religion
The Legion of Super-Heroes DC 85
Ferro Lad Ferro Lad (Andrew Nolan) hero
  The Legion of Super-Heroes DC 87
Frostbite Frostbite hero
CBR Scale: M snow elf
snow elf; Young Heroes DC 21
S.T.A.R. Labs S.T.A.R. Labs supporting character group scientist
  [science lab] DC 98
Orion Orion hero
CBR Scale: R New Gods of New Genesis
The Justice League; The New Gods DC 237
Highfather Highfather (Izaya) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M New Gods of New Genesis
The New Gods DC 131
Takion Takion (Joshua Sanders) hero
CBR Scale: R New Gods of New Genesis
The New Gods DC 44
Kitty Faulkner supporting character villain scientist
  [scientist] DC 53
Ray Ray (Ray Terrill) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Forgotten Heroes; Freedom Fighters...  Quality DC 222
Bonfire Bonfire (Annie Fletcher) hero
CBR Scale: M obsessive super-hero fan
Young Heroes
[freelance metahuman journalist]
DC 20
Thunderhead Thunderhead (Scott Tucker) hero
  Young Heroes DC 19
Junior Junior (Benjamin Newton) hero scientist
  Young Heroes DC 20
The Shade The Shade (Richard Swift) supporting character villain
  The Injustice Society
[originally villain, later mentor for Starman]
DC 104
The Legion of Super-Heroes The Legion of Super-Heroes hero group
  [1st app: Adventure Comics (vol. 1) #247 (Apr. 1958)] DC 1,257
Sonar villain
  [criminal] DC 11
The Hunger Dogs The Hunger Dogs villain group
CBR Scale: R Apokolipsian Darkseid worship
[alien race; slave] DC 20
The Justice League The Justice League hero group
  [] DC 217
Young Heroes Young Heroes hero group
  [1st app: Young Heroes In Love #1 (June 1997)] DC 20
Rebecca supporting character
  [1st app: Genesis #1 (Oct. 1997)] DC 1
Frank villain
  [1st app: Genesis #1 (Oct. 1997)] DC 1
The New Gods The New Gods supporting character villain hero group
CBR Scale: D New Gods
[alien race] DC 255
Nightwing Nightwing (Dick Grayson)
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown); raised Gypsy/Roma
Batman family; Super Friends...  DC 4,498
The Joker The Joker
CBR Scale: M anarchist; obsessed with being Batman's arch-enemy
Injustice League; The Injustice Gang...  DC 1,679
Huntress Huntress (Helena Rosa Bertinelli)
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Batman family; Birds of Prey... 
[Position in Checkmate: Queen]
DC 520
Red Arrow Arsenal (Roy Harper Jr.)
CBR Scale: S Navajo traditional religion
CBI; Checkmate... 
[was freelance operative for Checkmate]
DC 668
Jesse Quick (Jesse Chambers)
  Conglomerate; The Justice Society of America...  DC 193
Impulse Impulse (Bart Allen)
CBR Scale: S Zen Speed Force
The Teen Titans; Young Justice DC 483
Robin Robin (Tim Drake)
CBR Scale: U Jewish Catholic?
Batman family; The Teen Titans...  DC 695
Azrael Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley)
CBR Scale: M Catholic (Order of St. Dumas)
Batman family
[temporarily filled in as Batman]
DC 210
Max Mercury Max Mercury (Max Crandall)
CBR Scale: S Zen Speed Force
All-Star Squadron; Freedom Fighters Quality DC 162
CBR Scale: D Catholic (Order of St. Dumas)
[1st known Azrael; 16th Century] DC 7
God The Source
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Darkseid Darkseid (Uxas)
CBR Scale: S promulgates Apokolipsian
Darkseid worship
[1st app: Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #134 (Dec. 1970)] DC 406