JLA #1 (Jan. 1997):
by Grant Morrison, Howard Porter, John Dell

JLA #1

Title: “Them!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1997

Publisher: DC
Written by: Grant Morrison
Art by: Howard Porter, John Dell

40 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Superman Superman (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
Wonder Woman Wonder Woman (Diana) hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Amazon; Super Friends...  DC 4,659
Martian Manhunter Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz) hero
CBR Scale: M Martian religion
Justice Experience; Martian...  DC 2,228
Flash Flash (Wally West) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant; Speed Force
Justice League Elite; The Justice League...  DC 915
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Kyle Rayner) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Green Lantern Corps; Sinestro Corps...  DC 629
Metamorpho Metamorpho (Rex Mason) hero
CBR Scale: U secular
Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Doom Patrol...  DC 392
Atom Smasher Nuklon (Albert Rothstein) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Conglomerate; Infinity, Inc....  DC 223
Obsidian Obsidian (Todd Rice) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT
Infinity, Inc.; The Justice League...  DC 176
Icemaiden Icemaiden (Sigrid Nansen) hero
  Global Guardians; The Justice League DC 37
A-Mortal A-Mortal villain
CBR Scale: R White Martian
The Hyperclan DC 4
Armek Armek villain
CBR Scale: D White Martian
The Hyperclan DC 5
White Martians White Martians
villain group
CBR Scale: R White Martian religion
Martian DC 13
Linda Park Linda Park supporting character
  [girlfriend, then wife of the Flash (Wally West)] DC 10
Fluxus villain
CBR Scale: R White Martian
[1st app: JLA #1 (Jan. 1997)] DC 4
Primaid villain
CBR Scale: R Martian religion
The Hyperclan; White Martian DC 4
Protex villain
CBR Scale: R Martian religion
The Hyperclan (leader); White Martian DC 4
Tronix villain
CBR Scale: R White Martian
The Hyperclan DC 4
Zenturion villain
CBR Scale: R White Martian religion
White Martian DC 4
Zum villain
CBR Scale: R White Martian
The Hyperclan; White Martian DC 4
Bill Clinton Bill Clinton supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Baptist
[U.S. President] Marvel DC 646
The Justice League The Justice League hero group
  [] DC 217
The Hyperclan The Hyperclan villain group
CBR Scale: R Martian religion
[White Martians masquerading as human super-hero team] DC 8
Judgment (James Collins) villain
CBR Scale: M vengeance
[brother of terrorist defeated by JLI early in their career] DC 5
six unidentified space-suited superhumans villain group
  [attacked, destroyed JLA orbital Refuge (HQ)] DC 1
Checkmate Checkmate
supporting character group
  [major covert ops organization] DC 102
Wonder Girl Wonder Girl (Cassie Sandsmark)
CBR Scale: S Greco-Roman classical religion
The Teen Titans; Young Justice DC 424
Helena Sandsmark Helena Sandsmark
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Greco-Roman classical religion
[Wonder Girl's mother (via Zeus)] DC 45
Secret Service Secret Service
supporting character group real/historical person
  [defends U.S. President, among other duties] Malibu Marvel, etc. 42
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(1-panel cameo) 
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Doctor Doom Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom)
(1-panel cameo) 
villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Gypsy/Roma; magic/mysticism
Fearsome Four; The Cabal Marvel 1,176
Aquaman Aquaman (Arthur Curry)
(mentioned & on cover)
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; human...  DC 2,384
Kanjar Ro Kanjar Ro
(visual reference
CBR Scale: I alien
[] DC 17
Demons Three Demons Three (Abnegazar, Rath and Ghast)
(visual reference
CBR Scale: D demon
[routinely summoned by Felix Faust] DC 13
The Royal Flush Gang The Royal Flush Gang
(visual reference
villain group
  [crime syndicate; gang] DC 97
The Joker The Joker
CBR Scale: M anarchist; obsessed with being Batman's arch-enemy
Injustice League; The Injustice Gang...  DC 1,679
Fire Fire (Beatriz DaCosta)
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Checkmate; Global Guardians...  DC 297
Sapphire Stagg Sapphire Stagg
supporting character
  [girlfriend (then wife) of Metamorpho] DC 70
Firehawk Firehawk (Lorraine Reilly)
  Captains of Industry; The Justice League...  DC 113
Doctor Polaris Doctor Polaris (Neal Emerson)
CBR Scale: M obsessed with magnets
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Cadre DC 49