Jonah Hex
Jonah Hex
Real name: Jonah Woodson Hex
Species: Human
Homeworld: Earth
Universe: Earth-1A
Hair: blond
Eyes: blue
Base: Old West
Affiliations: Mescalero, an Apache tribe
Abilities: see below
Weaponry: Various guns and knives
Voiced/Played: N/A

Jonah Hex (1838-1904) was a bounty hunter during the Old West. Despite his violent ways against criminals, whom he almost always killed, Hex maintained a code of honor which kept him on the side of good, despite leaning on the line between good and evil.

In 1879, he participated in a battle against the Anti-Monitor's Shadow Demons during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, in a conflict known as the Battle for 1879.[1]

Powers and Abilities

Super powers



  • Driving: Hex became an expert at driving various motor vehicles during his time in the 2050s.
  • Equestrianism: He is competent enough to easily pick up riding with an unfamiliar horse.
  • Marksmanship: Hex was taught to shoot by the legendary gunslinger Windy Taylor. His reflexes are strong enough that he has proven to be faster on the draw than both Wild Bill Hickok and Batman. He can also shoot perfectly blinded.
  • Hand-to-Hand Combat: Jonah Hex has fought a bear head-on with nothing but his knife and won. He has also fought an alligator to death using his knife.
  • Hunting: From a young age in his training he was considered to be the best hunter in his Apache tribe.
  • Intimidation: Jonah Hex's reputation is so great that some men believe him to be a supernatural figure, possessing immortality and the ability to cast spells against his enemies.
  • Survival
  • Swordsmanship: Jonah is competent enough with his sword to take on three men carrying guns at close range and win.
  • Tracking: From a young age in his training he was considered to be the best tracker in his Apache tribe.




  • Jonah Hex made his first appearance in All-Star Western # 10 (March 1972).[2]


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  1. As seen in Super Friends # 24 (April 1987).
  2. For more information about this DC comic book, click here.
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