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Justice League of America (vol. 2) #1 (Oct. 2006):
“The Tornado’s Path, Chapter One: Life”
by Brad Meltzer, Ed Benes, Dick Dillin, Sandra Hope, etc.

Justice League of America (vol. 2) #1

Title: “The Tornado’s Path, Chapter One: Life”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2006

Publisher: DC
Written by: Brad Meltzer
Art by: Ed Benes, Dick Dillin, Sandra Hope, Mariah Benes, Dick Giordano


85 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Superman Superman (Clark Kent) hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
The Justice League; Kryptonians...  DC 13,409
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
The Outsiders (leader); The Justice League...  DC 11,112
Wonder Woman Wonder Woman (Diana) hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Amazon; The Justice League...  DC 4,659
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish Catholic / Green Lantern
U.S. Air Force; The Justice League...  DC 2,529
Green Arrow Green Arrow (Oliver Queen) hero
CBR Scale: M agnostic; Liberal Marxist
The Outsiders; The Justice League...  DC 2,507
Black Canary Black Canary (Dinah Lance) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 1,406
Black Lightning Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce) hero
CBR Scale: S Northern Baptist (ABC/USA)
The Outsiders; The Justice League...  DC 353
Red Arrow Arsenal (Roy Harper Jr.) hero
CBR Scale: S Navajo traditional religion
Checkmate; The Outsiders... 
[was freelance operative for Checkmate]
DC 668
Vixen (Mari Jiwe McCabe) hero
CBR Scale: M Anglican (raised); African primal-indigenous religion
Checkmate; The Justice League...  DC 254
Red Tornado Red Tornado (John Smith) hero
CBR Scale: S religious android
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America...  DC 367
Felix Faust Felix Faust villain
CBR Scale: D sorcerer; Necronomicon
Secret Society of Super Villains; Crime Champions DC 98
Kathy Sutton Kathy Sutton supporting character
  [wife of Red Tornado] DC 34
Traya Sutton Traya Sutton supporting character
CBR Scale: I Kali Cult (temporary)
[adopted daughter of Red Tornado] DC 34
Doc Magnus Doc Magnus (Will Magnus) hero
  The Doom Patrol; Metal Men DC 169
Signalman Signalman (Phil Cobb) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 35
Platinum Platinum (Sharon Magnus) hero
  Metal Men DC 158
Gold Gold (Mike Magnus) hero
  Metal Men DC 146
Dr. Impossible Dr. Impossible villain
CBR Scale: S Apokolopsian Darkseid worship
[claims to be Mr. Miracle's brother from Apokolips] DC 3
Martian Manhunter Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Martian religion
Martian; The Outsiders...  DC 2,228
Huntress Huntress (Helena Rosa Bertinelli)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Checkmate; The Outsiders... 
[Position in Checkmate: Queen]
DC 520
Donna Troy Donna Troy
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Amazon; The Teen Titans...  DC 739
Hawkgirl Hawkgirl (Kendra Shiera Saunders)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: U Egyptian classical religion
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America
[film school student]
DC 345
Zatanna Zatanna (Zatanna Zatara)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S eclectic Pentecostal Dianic
Wiccan
The Justice League; Seven Soldiers of Victory...  DC 435
Firestorm Firestorm (Jason Rusch)
(only on cover)
hero
  black DC 40
Doctor Mid-Nite Doctor Mid-Nite (Pieter Cross)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
The Justice Society of America DC 459
Hourman Hourman (Rick Tyler)
(only on cover)
hero
  The Justice Society of America; Infinity, Inc. DC 45
Doctor Fate Doctor Fate (Hector Hall)
(only on cover)
hero
  The Justice Society of America; Infinity, Inc....  DC 33
Blue Beetle Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
The Teen Titans; Hispanic DC 141
Fire Fire (Beatriz DaCosta)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Checkmate; The Justice League...  DC 297
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Guy Gardner)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Justice League; Green Lantern Corps DC 534
Batwoman Batwoman (Kathy Kane)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish; LGBT
The Network DC 123
The Phantom Stranger The Phantom Stranger
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish Christian?
The Justice League; Shadowpact...  DC 340
Big Barda Big Barda (Barda Free)
(only on cover)
hero based on a real person
CBR Scale: S Apokolipsian Darkseid worship
(lapsed)
The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 255
The Manhattan Guardian The Manhattan Guardian (Jake Jordan)
(only on cover)
hero
  Seven Soldiers of Victory; Newsboy Army...  DC 12
Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy (Cyrus Gold)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I atheist
Infinity, Inc. (founder); Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 102
Plastique (Bette Sans Souci)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; Quebecois separatist
The Suicide Squad; Extreme Justice DC 68
Electrocutioner Electrocutioner (Lester Buchinsky)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
  [originally worked in cause of justice like his late brother] DC 24
Aquaman Aquaman (Arthur Curry)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Justice League...  DC 2,384
The Atom The Atom (Ray Palmer)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U Jewish (lapsed)
The Justice League; Super Friends DC 1,086
Supergirl Supergirl (Kara Zor-El)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: I Kryptonian religion
The Legion of Super-Heroes; The Outsiders...  DC 1,041
Hawkman Hawkman (Carter Hall / Katar Hol)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion; Thanagarian religion
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America...  DC 1,270
Power Girl Power Girl (Kara Zor-L)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: I Kryptonian religion
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America...  DC 576
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Billy Batson)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: S Greco-Roman classical religion / Protestant
The Justice League; Shazam's Squadron of Justice...  Fawcett DC 756
Flash Flash (Wally West)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant; Speed Force
The Justice League; The Teen Titans...  DC 915
Mr. Terrific Mr. Terrific (Michael Holt)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture)
hero
CBR Scale: M atheist
Checkmate; The Justice Society of America... 
[Position in Checkmate: White King's Bishop; White King]
DC 289
Nightwing Nightwing (Dick Grayson)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown); raised Gypsy/Roma
The Outsiders; The Teen Titans...  DC 4,498
Metamorpho Metamorpho (Rex Mason)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
U.S. Army; The Outsiders...  DC 392
Green Lantern Green Lantern (John Stewart)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Justice League; The Darkstars...  DC 560
Cyborg Cyborg (Vic Stone)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Teen Titans; Super Friends...  DC 670
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Kyle Rayner)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Justice League; The Teen Titans...  DC 629
Doctor Light Doctor Light (Kimiyo Hoshi)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Buddhist
The Outsiders; The Doom Patrol...  DC 134
Captain Atom Captain Atom (Nathaniel Christopher Adam)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
U.S. Air Force; The Justice League... 
[major in U.S. Air Force]
DC 259
Mister Miracle Mister Miracle (Scott Free)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero based on a real person
CBR Scale: S Apokolipsian Darkseid worship
(lapsed)
The Justice League; The New Gods DC 305
Firehawk Firehawk (Lorraine Reilly)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
  The Justice League; The Suicide Squad...  DC 113
Deadman Deadman (Boston Brand)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
hero
CBR Scale: S Hindu
Sentinels of Magic DC 258
Katana Katana (Tatsu Yamashiro)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: S Bushido / Buddhist
The Outsiders; Birds of Prey...  DC 223
The Flash The Flash (Jay Garrick)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice Society of America DC 687
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor
(mentioned)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (lapsed); Nietzschean atheist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 1,508
Snapper Carr Snapper Carr
(mentioned)
hero
  Checkmate; The Justice League... 
[Position in Checkmate: Pawn]
DC 143
Red Tornado Red Tornado (Ma Hunkel)
(mentioned)
hero
  The Justice Society of America DC 38
Impulse Impulse (Bart Allen)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: S Zen Speed Force
The Teen Titans; Young Justice DC 483
The Penguin The Penguin (Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot)
(mentioned)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 403
Scarecrow Scarecrow (Jonathan Crane)
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: S Freudian
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 267
Oracle Oracle (Barbara Gordon)
(mentioned)
hero
  The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 921
Mento Mento (Steve Dayton)
(mentioned)
hero
  The Doom Patrol; Seven Soldiers of Victory...  DC 105
The Ultra-Humanite The Ultra-Humanite
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: S Nazi; classical music
Secret Society of Super Villains; Time Stealers
[Superman's 1st super-villain foe]
DC 59
Professor Ivo Professor Ivo
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: M obsessed with avoiding death
[mad scientist, creator of Amazo] DC 39
T.O. Morrow T.O. Morrow (Thomas Oscar Morrow)
(mentioned)
villain
  Injustice League; Science Squad
[creator of Red Tornado]
DC 60
Animal Man Animal Man (Buddy Baker)
(mentioned)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Animal Rights; Church of Maxine (leader)
The Justice League; Forgotten Heroes DC 187
Karate Kid Karate Kid (Val Armorr)
(mentioned)
hero
  The Legion of Super-Heroes; Workforce DC 264
Lian Harper Lian Harper
(mentioned)
villain
  [daughter of Red Arrow and Cheshire] DC 56
The Question The Question (Vic Sage)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: M Objectivist; Zen
The Justice League; L.A.W.
[Member of Justice League only in DCAW: animated series]
Charlton DC 162
Blue Devil Blue Devil (Dan Cassidy)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
The Justice League; Shadowpact...  DC 169
Silver Ghost Silver Ghost (Raphael Van Zandt)
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: U Nazi
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Crusaders DC 7
The Tornado Tyrant The Tornado Tyrant
(mentioned)
villain hero
CBR Scale: M sentient tornado
[1st app: Mystery in Space (vol. 1) #61 (Aug. 1960)] DC 5
Multiplex Multiplex (Danton Black)
(mentioned)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The 2000 Committee...  DC 54
Psycho-Pirate Psycho-Pirate (Roger Hayden)
(mentioned)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 71
Athena Athena
(mentioned)
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
[Goddess of Wisdom and War; Gods of Olympus] Marvel DC 2
Anais Nin Anais Nin
(mentioned)
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[French surrealist novelist] DC 10
George Romero George Romero
(mentioned)
real/historical person
  [famed horror/zombie film director] DC 75
King Solomon King Solomon
(mentioned)
supporting character clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Jewish prophet
[son of David] Marvel DC 17
Superman robots Superman robots
(mentioned)
supporting character group
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[] DC 76
Ellen Baker Ellen Baker
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [Animal Man's wife] DC 13
Skeets Skeets
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[Booter Gold's constant companion] DC 24
Tao Jones Tao Jones
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: M Taoist
Helix DC 10