Capes and Japes
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1 year ago

#279 – John Thunder

Johnny Thunderbolt

Today we talk about Johnny Thunder, who was kidnapped as a child and as a result has control over the genie Thunderbolt. He ends up wishing himself onto the Justice Society, adopting some kids, sacrificing himself, and merging with the genie to create a single guy.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-All-Star Comics (1941)
-Justice League of America (1960) #29 (Occasional)
-Adventure Comics (1938) #416
-All-Star Squadron (1981)
-Infinity Inc. (1984) #1, 21-22, 25, 30, 34-35, 39, 48, 50
-America Vs. the Justice Society (1985)
-Justice Society of America (1992) #1-10
-JSA (1999) #29-82 (intermittent)
-DC Universe: Rebirth (2016) #1
-The Flash (2016) #21
-Doomsday Clock (2017)
-Justice Society of America (2022)

-Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story
-DC introduces Wonder Woman's daughter

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