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The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters
The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters

The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters, #46, J Jonah Jameson
The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters, J Jonah Jameson

Throughout his career, Spider-Man�s major nemesis has not been Dr Octopus, the Green Goblin, the Kingpin or any other conventional super-foe, but J. Jonah Jameson, editor-publisher of the New York Daily Bugle - a newspaper which has run a campaign against Spider-Man (and other masked vigilantes) that has often turned the public against superheroes. Initially annoyed that Spider-Man got more acclaim than his astronaut son, whom he wanted to boost as �a real hero�, Jameson�s hatred of Peter Parker�s alter ego has grown into an overpowering obsession which has threatened his health and business. Ironically, he is also Parker�s most frequent employer, buying the freelance photographer�s blurry, out of focus shots of Spider-Man in action for the front page � and paying as little as possible for them.

FIRST APPEARED IN AMAZING SPIDER-MAN # 1 (1963)
CREATED BY STAN LEE AND STEVE DITKO

The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters
Hitler moustache, brush-cut and an ever-present cigar.
The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters
J.K. Simmons perfectly captures JJJ in the Spider-Man films. David White played the part in the 1970s TV pilot but was replaced by Robert F. Simon in the subsequent action series, and various Spider-Man cartoons have cast Keith Carradine, William Woodson, Ed Asner, Paul Kligman and Darran Norris.
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JJJ financed several super-villains, including the robot Spider-Slayers and the Scorpion.
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