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Justice League of America (vol. 2) #22 (Aug. 2008):
“The Second Coming, Chapter One: The Widening Gyre”
by Dwayne McDuffie, Ed Benes

Justice League of America (vol. 2) #22

Title: “The Second Coming, Chapter One: The Widening Gyre”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2008

Publisher: DC
Written by: Dwayne McDuffie
Art by: Ed Benes


25 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
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish Catholic / Green Lantern
U.S. Air Force; The Justice League...  DC 2,529
Black Canary Black Canary (Dinah Lance) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 1,406
Red Arrow Red Arrow (Roy Harper Jr.) hero
CBR Scale: S Navajo traditional religion
Checkmate; The Outsiders... 
[was freelance operative for Checkmate]
DC 668
Hawkgirl Hawkgirl (Kendra Shiera Saunders) hero
CBR Scale: U Egyptian classical religion
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America
[film school student]
DC 345
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
Amazo Amazo villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League
[android]
DC 95
Kathy Sutton Kathy Sutton supporting character
  [wife of Red Tornado] DC 34
Bronze Tiger Bronze Tiger (Ben Turner) villain hero
  The Suicide Squad; CBI DC 140
Wonder Woman Wonder Woman (Diana)
(cover & 4-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Amazon; The Justice League...  DC 4,659
Black Lightning Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce)
(cover & 3-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Northern Baptist (ABC/USA)
The Outsiders; The Justice League...  DC 353
Green Lantern Green Lantern (John Stewart)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Justice League; The Darkstars...  DC 560
The Chief The Chief (Dr. Niles Caulder)
(4-panel cameo)
hero scientist
  The Doom Patrol (founder) DC 176
Zatanna Zatanna (Zatanna Zatara)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S eclectic Pentecostal Dianic
Wiccan
The Justice League; Seven Soldiers of Victory...  DC 435
Firestorm Firestorm (Jason Rusch)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
  black DC 40
Steel Steel (John Henry Irons)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Protestant
The Justice League; Infinity, Inc....  DC 321
Doc Magnus Doc Magnus (Will Magnus)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
  The Doom Patrol; Metal Men DC 169
Flash Flash (Wally West)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant; Speed Force
The Justice League; The Teen Titans...  DC 915
Ban Gu Ban Gu
(quoted and cited)
real/historical person
CBR Scale: R Chinese traditional religion
[historian; poet] DC 1
Green Arrow Green Arrow (Oliver Queen)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: M agnostic; Liberal Marxist
The Outsiders; The Justice League...  DC 2,507
Lois Lane Lois Lane
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Raleigh College
[Superman's girlfriend, then wife]
DC 3,859
Star Sapphire Carol Ferris
(mentioned)
supporting character villain
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 214
Traya Sutton Traya Sutton
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Kali Cult (temporary)
[adopted daughter of Red Tornado] DC 34