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booster11373
06-15-2006, 02:10 PM
<p>Ron and Fez did an awesome bit on this years ago.</p><p><table cellspacing="3" cellpadding="5" width="450" border="0"><tr><td class="chartname" colspan="4">Popular Comic Book Heroes Faith-by-Faith</td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><img src="http://images.beliefnet.com/imgs/tout/story/comicfaith.jpg" border="0" /></td></tr><tr><td>&nbsp;</td><td class="header">Given Name</td><td class="header">Affiliation</td><td class="header">Faith <span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 10px; color: #666666">(click for more information)</span></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Superman</td><td>Clark Kent /<br />Kal-El</td><td>Justice League</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Superman.html" target="_new">Methodist / Kryptonian</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Wolverine</td><td>Logan</td><td>X-Men</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Wolverine.html" target="_new">Former Atheist, Known to Practice Buddhism, Believes in God</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Captain America</td><td>Steve Rogers</td><td>Avengers</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/CaptainAmerica.html" target="_new">Protestant</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">The Thing</td><td>Ben Grimm</td><td>Fantastic Four</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Thing.html" target="_new">Jewish</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Phoenix</td><td>Jean Grey</td><td>X-Men</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Jean_Grey.html" target="_new">Episcopalian</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Batman</td><td>Bruce Wayne</td><td>Justice League</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Batman.html" target="_new">Episcopalian / Catholic (Lapsed)</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Shadowcat</td><td>Kitty Pryde</td><td>X-Men</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Shadowcat.html" target="_new">Jewish</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Wonder Woman</td><td>Diana of Themyscira </td><td>Justice League</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/WonderWoman.html" target="_new">Greco-Roman Classical Religion</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Spider-Man</td><td>Peter Parker</td><td>Avengers</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/SpiderMan.html" target="_new">Protestant</a></td></tr><tr><td class="header2">Nightcrawler</td><td>Kurt Wagner</td><td>X-Men</td><td><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Nightcrawler.html" target="_new">Catholic</a></td></tr></table></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>heres the source of this wonderment</p><p><a href="http://www.beliefnet.com/features/comicbookfaith.html" target="_self">http://www.beliefnet.com/features/comicbookfaith.html</a></p>

Furtherman
06-15-2006, 02:13 PM
Magneto is jewish.

booster11373
06-15-2006, 02:17 PM
<strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br />Magneto is jewish. <p>I think you meant Dirty Jew</p>

Furtherman
06-15-2006, 02:33 PM
<strong>booster11373</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br />Magneto is jewish. <p>I think you meant Dirty Jew</p><p>That would be Jackie Mason.&nbsp;&nbsp;Ya know, he tells dirty jokes.</p>

JustJon
06-15-2006, 02:39 PM
<p>The link/list above was taken from a much larger list (linked on teh page)</p><p><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/comic_book_religion.html" target="_blank">http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/comic_book_religion.html&nbsp;</a></p>

EliSnow
06-15-2006, 02:45 PM
<strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br />Magneto is jewish. <p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">There's contradictory proof on that isn't there, or has Marvel stated definitively?&nbsp; </font></p><p><font face="Arial" size="3">At first he was a gypsy among the gypsy familes killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust.&nbsp; At one point, they said he was Jewish (and I believe he is in the movies), I'm just not sure what the final answer is.</font></p>

Furtherman
06-15-2006, 02:48 PM
I guess you are right... he could be a gypsy.&nbsp; I thought in the first X-Men movie he had one of the stars the Nazis made the jewish population wear.

kdubya
06-15-2006, 03:10 PM
<span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">What about Green Arrow, I would say an atheist, but wasn't he brought back form hell or something, so maybe not.<p>&nbsp;</p></span><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">I would also say Mr. Fantastic is an atheist because of the scientist thing.<p>&nbsp;</p></span><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">Cyclops is a good red blooded protestant boy.<p>&nbsp;</p></span><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">Prof X, Buddhist, just because of the hair-do.<p>&nbsp;</p></span><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">Guy Gardner, former catholic<p>&nbsp;</p></span><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">Booster Gold, Scientologist<p>&nbsp;</p></span><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">Yorrick Brown, Agnostic<p>&nbsp;</p></span>

EliSnow
06-15-2006, 03:17 PM
<strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br />I guess you are right... he could be a gypsy.&nbsp; I thought in the first X-Men movie he had one of the stars the Nazis made the jewish population wear. <p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">I think in the movies he is supposed to be Jewish.&nbsp; In the comics, he could be Jewish as well, although at first, they said he was a gypsy.&nbsp; I'm just not sure what official Marvel canon says right now on this issue.</font></p>

Furtherman
06-15-2006, 03:18 PM
<p>If you are listening to the O&amp;A Replay....</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>What religion would Naked Guy be?</p>

EliSnow
06-15-2006, 03:20 PM
<strong>kdubya</strong> wrote:<br /><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">What about Green Arrow, I would say an atheist, but wasn't he brought back form hell or something, so maybe not. <p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">Green Arrow was dead and in heaven.&nbsp; </font></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right: 0px"><span style="font-size: 7.5pt; color: black; font-family: verdana">I would also say Mr. Fantastic is an atheist because of the scientist thing. <p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">You would think except for a recent trip to heaven that the Fantastic Four made to bring Ben Grimm back from the dead.&nbsp; There they met God who looked remarkably like Jack Kirby.&nbsp; </font></p></span></span>[/quote]

JustJon
06-15-2006, 04:04 PM
<p>&nbsp;</p><strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br /><p>If you are listening to the O&amp;A Replay....</p><p> </p><p>What religion would Naked Guy be?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Depends, he clipped or unclipped?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Magneto.html" target="_blank">And Magneto is Jewish</a>&nbsp;</p>

EliSnow
06-15-2006, 04:29 PM
<strong>JustJon</strong> wrote:<br /><p>&nbsp;</p><strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br /><p>If you are listening to the O&amp;A Replay....</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>What religion would Naked Guy be?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Depends, he clipped or unclipped?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Magneto.html" target="_blank">And Magneto is Jewish</a>&nbsp;</p><p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">I just skimmed the page quickly, but doesn't it basically say that most likely Magneto is jewish, and may have been intended to be jewish, but that there are conflicting viewpoints or information about this point?</font></p>

Sheeplovr
06-15-2006, 04:36 PM
<p>Excusme but superman is catholic </p><p>most super heros are</p><p>why? cause you cant be a hero if your a evangelical Protestant </p><p>simply how do you be a hero if you defi the absultute truth of the bible</p><p>He is a catholic Raisedo n strong catholic morals he was a alterboy dammit not a evangelical catholic but a catholic dammit</p><p><br />
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Furtherman
06-15-2006, 04:48 PM
<p>So there was a Kryptonian Jesus?</p><p>You think he would have mentioned that the planet was going to blow up at some point.</p><p>Half-assed savior!</p>

furie
06-15-2006, 08:37 PM
i thought magneto was jewish and married to a gypsy.

Coach
06-16-2006, 01:19 AM
<p>Spiderman is Jewish...</p><p>at least from a comic I saw where he lighted the minora (spelling?)</p>

tele7
06-16-2006, 01:25 AM
<p><img src="http://digilander.libero.it/tibemaj/45/venus_and_mars_fr.jpg" border="0" /></p><p>Jewish? Magneto was mad, Titanium too...</p>

Coach
06-16-2006, 01:27 AM
<strong>EliSnow</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>Furtherman</strong> wrote:<br />I guess you are right... he could be a gypsy.&nbsp; I thought in the first X-Men movie he had one of the stars the Nazis made the jewish population wear. <p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">I think in the movies he is supposed to be Jewish.&nbsp; In the comics, he could be Jewish as well, although at first, they said he was a gypsy.&nbsp; I'm just not sure what official Marvel canon says right now on this issue.</font></p><p>I am pretty sure he was a Jew, (he was&nbsp;just out of&nbsp;an extermination camp when Xavier met him)&nbsp;&nbsp;and married a gypsy &quot;witch&quot; Scarlet Witch not only is a mutant but has magical abilities as does Quicksilver although they were latent in him....I seem to recall a comic which recounts the twins being sent to safety by a half cow/half human nanny. (Ps. Xavier is a W.A.S.P.)</p>

<span class=post_edited>This message was edited by Coach on 6-16-06 @ 1:31 AM</span>

JustJon
06-16-2006, 12:37 PM
Magneto was intended to be Jewish when created.&nbsp; In the early 90s, editorial didn't like the whole Jew married to the Gypsy, so they made him gypsy too.&nbsp; This was retconned into the gypsy thing being a ruse.&nbsp; It was in the link above.<br />