Who's Who in the Superman Comics

Captain Strong

He is the mighty mariner of the high seas. He is nonother than Captain Strong! Traveling in his worthy sea ship The Fantasia, the Captain is joined in his adventures by his wife Olivia, and J. Wellington Jones, an idle rich explorer. Whenever there is trouble, the good Captain consumes sauncha...an alien seaweed which endows him with super strength to compete with Superman. But watch out, if he overeats his sauncha, he may lose control!!!! (ACT #421)

The captain is a good friend of Superman and Clark Kent, and invited Kent on a cruise one time, which ended in the happy finding of Captain Strong's father, Pappy Strong! (ACT #566)



Who's Who in the Superman Comics

Introduction

This is a listing of many of the notable characters and a few places that have appeared in the Superman comics from the 1986 revamp up until around 2008.

NOTE: A new, and more current version of the Who's Who is currently being worked on and can be accessed by clicking here.

Although Superman often appears in other DC Comics, this text's information is limited mainly to what has occurred in the regular Superman comics.

Many thanks to Scotty V, Derrick Lyle Coleman, Dean Vanek, Genevieve Clemens and Benjamin Grose who all helped out at one time or another with writing and updating these Who's Who descriptions.

The listings are displayed as follows:

  • Surname, Firstname - Text describing the character, place, object, etc...

Relevant issues of the Superman comics are listed as such:
  • SUP = Superman
  • MOS = Man of Steel
  • AOS = Adventures of Superman
  • ACT = Action Comics
  • MOT = Man of Tomorrow

The Issue Number for each of these titles is written in this manner: “#000”. (e.g. SUP #123)

“First Appearance” refers to the issue since 1986 unless otherwise noted.



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