Unable or rather unwilling to admit that he had gone too far in his hatred of Spider-Man, Jameson fired Robertson. That same day, Jonah was abducted by a robot controlled by Barney Bushkin. Amazing Fantasy #15 (Spider-Man's First Appearance), Tales of Suspense #39 (Iron Man's First Appearance), Incredible Hulk #181 (Wolverine's First Appearance), 1,079 Appearances of John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616), 85 Minor Appearances of John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616), Media John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616) was Mentioned in, 225 Images featuring John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616), 64 Quotations by or about John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616), Character Gallery: John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616), John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616) on Marvel.com, John Jonah Jameson (Earth-616) on Wikipedia.org, The Secret History of J. Jonah Jameson, Comics’ Greatest Supporting Character, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z hardcover Vol. Still not finished with the Spider-Slayers, he hired Dr. Marla Madison to build him a Spider-Slayer robot[21], and subsequently fell in love with and married her. Eventually Jameson purchased then financially floundering Daily Bugle, with money obtained from his personal assets and large inheritance. Spider-Man then forced Jameson into giving him the Raft, which caused Jameson to hate him once more. [4], J. Jonah Jameson is an accomplished journalist and business executive whose wealth and contacts can provide him with ready resources in case of emergency, Normal human male who engages in little regular exercise, Publisher of the Daily Bugle, editor, reporter. J. Jonah Jameson is the editor-in-chief for the Daily Bugle and is well known for his anti-Spider-Man stance. Amazing Fantasy #15 (Spider-Man's First Appearance), Tales of Suspense #39 (Iron Man's First Appearance), Incredible Hulk #181 (Wolverine's First Appearance), 47 Appearances of John Jonah Jameson (Earth-1610), 1 Minor Appearances of John Jonah Jameson (Earth-1610), Media John Jonah Jameson (Earth-1610) was Mentioned in, 21 Images featuring John Jonah Jameson (Earth-1610), 8 Quotations by or about John Jonah Jameson (Earth-1610), Character Gallery: John Jonah Jameson (Earth-1610), Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 4 20, https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/John_Jonah_Jameson_(Earth-1610)?oldid=5735696, Pages using DynamicPageList parser function. Alistair successfully rebuilds the Black Widow and creates another, larger robot, which he names "the Tarantula". He was believed killed in the car crash, dying upon impact, and the media blamed Spider-Man for his tragic and untimely demise. As a result, J. Jonah Jameson grew convinced that "No one's a hero every day of the week" and "Even the real heroes can't keep it up all the time." As he looked out of his window, seeing Spider-Man rescuing civilians from the flood. The Crime Master wanted the Green Goblin to unmask himself as a sign of trust between the two. He's been after Spider-Man for years, and has been unsuccessful at having him unmasked and eliminated. Jameson is trained in boxing and later, Tai Chi, therefore he is a trained combatant, proving his skills when he beat three men with only the use of boxing and street fighting techniques. Another reason Jonah hates Spider-Man is because he believes he overshadows his son, John Jameson, whom he believes does not receive the recognition he thinks his son deserves, and that Spider-Man steals it. J. Jonah Jameson possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build who engages in little exercise. The Hobgoblin tried to blackmail Jameson by publicly revealing his responsibility for creating the Scorpion, who is now a criminal menace. Jameson has continued his denunciations of Spider-Man over the years, basing them on his opposition to vigilantism. Later, Jameson became notorious for his editorial attacks against costumed "super heroes" in general, and against Spider-Man in particular. Luckily, Silver Sable and her Wild Pack arrived to attack the monsters. The first time was when Peter revealed his secret identity to the world during Civil War. It seems that Jameson has made a new step in his path to hatred. Peter gave Jonah CPR until the paramedics arrived, who rushed Jonah to the hospital. The time spent as a subordinate to Osborn took a heavy mental toll, almost driving him to attempted murder, but he was finally able to reclaim the Bugle after Osborn was driven underground by temporary insanity. The PLF responded by hiring the Hitman, but even in the face of death Jameson ridiculed his abductors, who were defeated by Spider-Man and the Punisher. On Earth-1610, J. Jonah Jameson is essentially the same character, although younger in appearance. The radio announcer saw potential in Jameson, and offered to give him a segment. He informed Urich that he did not plan to start over, because the newspaper was going to fold within a year. he yelled out loud. Marvel Database is a FANDOM Comics Community. It was a most pleasant surprise for fans when J.K. Simmons made a cameo … Peter Parker is dead! [36] When he returned to New York, he was fired and went to the Fact Channel one last time to clean his office. [49], When Jameson tried to get a job, two Carnage Doppelgangers, an infected Miles Morales along with an infected serial killer, came crashing in in order to kill Jameson on the behalf of Dark Carnage. Still, he did not give up and hired Stillwell's brother Harlan who created the Fly who shot Stillwell and kidnapped Jameson to lure in Spider-Man[19]. Jonah was a Boy Scout during his childhood. The Trial of Jameson. He has a hatred for vigilantes (especially masked ones) and runs a smear campaign against Spider-Man. When the returned Norman Osborn paid a visit to Jameson's house, wanting to tell the latter his story, Jameson shot Norman point blank after hearing that he killed his own son and Peter. Feeling ashamed and regretful of his previous smear campaign, Jameson promised to dedicate his life to showing what a true hero Spider-Man really was. He makes his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with J.K. Simmons reprising his role from the Sam Raimi films, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes,Ultimate Spider-Man,Avengers AssembleandHulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. J. Jonah Jameson was created … After being discharged from the hospital, Jameson gave Peter the job of being the programer of the newspaper's web site, and he pays for Peter's college tuition as a reward for saving his life.[2]. Check out the J. Jonah Jameson disambiguation page. Jameson later asked Spider-Man to oversee the execution of Alistair Smythe, the person who killed his wife, at the Raft in order to ensure that he does not break free. "I want proof that Spider-Man is a criminal, or you're fired!" Another side of Jameson is his long-time and open support of equality. Thanks to the help of Iceman and the Human Torch, he and Peter were able to escape from the villainous duo. With all of that happening, we're going to look at how J. Jonah Jameson might just be responsible for unleashing Mac Gargan/Scorpion -- a key member of that team -- in the MCU. Later, he ascended to "the light", only for him to be condemned for all the injustices he committed in life. It was then that Jameson realized that Peter Parker and Spider-Man are one in the same. Here’s a new video from Spider-Man: Miles Morales showing us the game version of J. Jonah Jameson. Darin De Paul, Actor: Overwatch. Jameson posted a reward to bring Peter in. His love and pride of John is one of his much more positive traits, as he thinks of John, who is an astronaut, as "a real hero". For example, Jameson had Dr. Farley Stillwell transform a man into the Scorpion to fight Spider-Man[15], and commissioned the creation of the first "Spider-Slayer" robots from Spencer Smythe to battle Spider-Man[16]. Eventually Spider-Man rescued Jameson. This impressed Joan, and they started dating. Slamming the phone down, Jameson sighs in frustration. [54] During the battle, Jameson tried to keep the interview going, but an annoyed Spider-Man convinced him to wait until after the fight was over. Mattie's secret was revealed, as, while searching for Jessica Drew in a drug-induced haze, she found former superhero Jessica Jones. Jameson is a very complicated individual. After recording the interview, it was then listened by countless people who found it intriguing.[55]. Kraven the Hunter then crashed in the Daily Bugle, wanting information about Spider-Man's identity. [26], No longer mayor, Jameson decided to try to go back to the Bugle. It turned out that the Daily Globe had closed down, and, embittered by the contrast between his life and J.J. Jameson's constant habit of failing upwards, Barney wanted to make him feel scared like he was. [41] As the interview progressed, Spider-Man and Jameson's tensions escalated, to the point Jonah broke down in tears admitting that at this point he only hated on Spider-Man because it was everything he had. "Death" When a duplicate of Spider-Man, created by Mysterio, jumped in front of Jameson's car while he was driving home from work one day, Jameson crashed his car into a tree. His most infamous trait is his immense, almost irrational hatred of Spider-Man, and his constant attempts at proving that Spider-Man is a public menace. at the Talk 616! When a duplicate of Spider-Man created by Mysterio jumps in front of Jameson's car while he's driving home from work one day, he crashes into a tree. Jonah and Marla Madison also adopted their niece, Mattie Franklin, who unknown to them was also Spider-Woman. He has also done voice-overs for many national commercials. John Jonah Jameson is a Marvel Comics character. and was in a secret mission to retrieve those. Despite Jameson's stand against vigilantism (which once even caused him to oppose Kraven the Hunter's idea of hunting down Spider-Man because he considered it illegal),[14] he himself commissioned various secret attempts to bring Spider-Man to "justice." Jameson snapped, and started hitting Spider-Man again and again and again. Jameson was later impersonated by the Chameleon, who attacked Peter and stole his identity. 4. He is unmatched in passion, talent, or skill. Jonah eventually turned to politics, and became the mayor of New York City. Spider-Man: Miles Morales' newest clip reveals the return of J Jonah Jameson, with players finally able to see the iconic reporter in the flesh. At least once, Jameson has come to the realization that he detests Spider-Man for being the self-sacrificing hero Jameson hates himself for not being. When Spider-Man unmasked to reveal himself to be Peter Parker, Jameson fainted dead away at the realization that the man he'd been calling a menace had been on his payroll for years. After the public confession of Peter, he felt so betrayed and humiliated that it shattered their bond and he became determined to make Peter "pay", despite Parker (as enforcer) and Jameson both actively supporting the Superhuman Registration Act. By Callum Williams Oct 23, 2020 Share Share Tweet Email Jonah yelled at Peter, causing Peter to snap and yell back, stating that his photographs kept the Bugle selling while Jonah raked in the profits and paid Peter a pittance. In Untold Tales of Spider-Man #25, Norman double crosses his ally the Crime Master by convincing him that the alter ego of the Green Goblin was the Daily Bugle Publisher J. Jonah Jameson. Despite being a Saturday, Cindy was also there, because she was gonna quit, but, before leaving, she tried to cheer Jonah up. When asked by Jameson why, Peter said that he had the power to do it, meaning he also had this responsibility, and that it applies to everyone, even the worst of us. Spider-Man tried to persuade Jameson to rehire Robbie, and Jameson gave him a choice, to have the lawsuit against him dropped, or for Robbie to be rehired. However, this radically changed when Otto blackmailed him in order to force him to turn Ryker's Island into Spider-Man's base of operations. [45], Following the revelation of Peter's identity, Jonah attempted to make up for years of persecuting Spider-Man by assisting him with information on crimes to investigate. radio station, despite the fact the audience wasn't liking it. They married as soon as they finished school. J. Jonah Jameson(ofEarth-12041)is the director of Daily Bugle Communications. RIP Spiderman June 22, 2011 During Otto Octavius's time as Spider-Man, Jameson started seeing Spidey in a new light as Dock Ock was more willing to work with him and showed less restraint. After following the doppelgangers on the roof, Sable fired on the infected serial killer, while the infected Spider-Man bit on Jameson. He notably convinced his newly-superpowered son ton try and arrest Spider-Man and worked with Alistair Smythe to create Spider-Slayers. [22], Jameson pressured his staff into supporting the government's Superhuman Registration Act, still directing the general tone of the paper, despite losing his more hands-on position. Jonah did not, surprisingly, blame Spider-Man but instead he just kept on muttering, "Dexter Bennett". [39] Jonah investigated the situation with Betty Brant,[40] and offered to give Spider-Man all the information he gathered in exchange for an exclusive interview with the Wall-Crawler. [29] Of course, his ego wouldn't allow this to actually happen, and he remained in the center of the camera's shot, blocking the view of Peter's face. Jameson was shot by Camellia under the orders of the Chameleon, her partner. Afterwards he went to show his disgust to property developer Miles Warren, which ended in a restraining order against the Bugle[20]. One day when he couldn't reach out to Peter, Jonah broke into a radio station to use its listeners to locate Spider-Man. As a result, Spider-Man became an outlaw. J. Jonah Jameson has admitted to committing tax fraud in the past. Marvel Database is a FANDOM Comics Community. When Norman was beaten, Jameson was ready to put an end to Norman's life with a fire gun, realizing this was all his fault, but Spider-Man intervened. Soon after this he was blackmailed into selling the Bugle to Norman Osborn after threats were made against his family; simultaneously, he was attacked and hounded by the super-villain Mad Jack. He then descended into Mysterio's staged version of Hell, where he was tormented by a Spider-Man-themed demon, though this was revealed to just be a part of Mysterio's revenge on Jameson. This is not limited to just John, but to all public servants, such as firefighters and police officers. Jameson responded by putting his squad on double-shifts, severely straining the city council's budget. In 1968 Jameson's company purchased the Goodman Building on 39th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan and moved its entire editorial and publishing facilities there. The whole of New York was silent because one of its great defenders, the Amazing Spider-man, had died trying to save the citizens of New York from a threat that they … When Spider-Man managed to save the younger Jameson, the elder Jameson then publicly accused the superhero of sabotaging the capsule in order to save it as a publicity stunt, and then denounced his illegal break-in at the military base. This was not helped by the fact that She-Hulk had helped Spider-Man sue him for libel in the past.[23]. The Hobgoblin's scheme failed, but Jameson publicly revealed his guilt anyway, and, in expiation, resigned as the Daily Bugle's editor-in-chief, naming his city editor, Joseph Robertson, to succeed him. He hired Peter Parker as the Daily Bugle's webmaster after he displayed his expertise right after Jonah rejected his photographs of Spider-Man. Jameson is in good physical condition despite once having suffered a heart attack and being a chain smoker. Peter Parker is the unnamed genius behind J. Jonah Jameson Ceramics & Porcelain Co. John Jonah Jameson III was an astronaut employed by the Life Foundation and the son of J. Jonah Jameson, show host of The Daily Bugle. It should be noted that Jameson, a civil rights advocate, has never acted out of bigotry against superhuman beings; he does not, for example, share the widespread racial prejudice against superhuman mutants. During the Ultimatum story line, Jameson was in the Daily Bugle building when Magneto's Ultimatum Wave hit New York city. Jonah's condition later improved, to the point where he took physiotherapy sessions and Tai Chi classes. Peter woke up, bound like Jameson, who was suspicious of why the Chameleon would attack him. Luckily, she easily destroyed it and to smooth things over, said she would take the case for fraud against Spider-Man (while privately intending to drag it out as long as possible). division called the Gray Blade, who sent Jonah pictures that involved Spider-Man with fugitive agent Teresa Durand. After Peter Parker made his deal with the demon Mephisto, Peter's identity was once again a secret and Jameson was one of the many who never knew his identity. Jonah's editor-in-chief and closest friend Robbie Robertson stood up to Jameson and his shoddy treatment of Peter/Spider-Man over the years. 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