World’s Best Comics #1 (Spring 1941):
“Superman Vs. the Rainmaker”
by Jerry Siegel, Paul Cassidy, Wayne Boring, Don Komisarow

World's Best Comics #1

Title: “Superman Vs. the Rainmaker”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Spring 1941

Publisher: DC
Written by: Jerry Siegel
Art by: Paul Cassidy, Wayne Boring, Don Komisarow

11 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
Lois Lane Lois Lane supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Raleigh College
[Superman's girlfriend, then wife]
DC 3,859
The Rainmaker villain scientist
  [scientist] DC 1
B. Drexel Rutherford supporting character
 indeterminate  [business owner] DC 1
Mrs. Rutherford supporting character
 indeterminate  [wife of utility company owner B. Drexel Rutherford] DC 1
unnamed fireman
(5-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [firefighter] DC 1
boa constrictors boa constrictors
(5-panel cameo)
villain group real/historical person
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[animal species] Laurentius Salvius 1
unnamed pilot
(4-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [pilot] DC 1
Perry White Perry White
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Baptist; Elvis worship (ordained)
[Superman's (Clark Kent's) boss; Daily Planet editor] DC 1,574
unnamed bus driver
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [bus driver] DC 1
unnamed thug
(behind the scenes)
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
[1st app: World's Best Comics #1 (Spring 1941)] DC 1