Okay, anyone could have guessed that Shamrock, a.k.a. Molly Fitzgerald, would have to be Catholic.Â But did you know that Superman is Methodist?Â The Shadow is a Buddhist?Â Who knew?
A website, www.comicbookreligion.com, attempts to catalogue our Superfriends by religion andÂ ethnicity.Â Â For example, there's an extensive discussion of whether Magneto, the X-Men's nemesis, is Jewish or Roma.Â The site is the offspring of adherents.com, which houses statistics onÂ religious membership and congregations for, it claims, some 4,200 religions.Â
For Your Information:
Batman is either Episcopalian or Catholic.
Rogue is Southern Baptist.
Elektra is Greek Orthodox.
Johnny Thunder is a Latter-Day Saint.
Nightcrawler is Catholic.
Green Lantern is a Lapsed Catholic, as is The Hulk.
Spiderman is Protestant.
Sasquatch is Jewish, as is Captain Underpants.
Ms. Marvel's religion is "mildly feminist" (!)
Religious data fromÂ www.comicbookreligion.com.