Created by:

Jerry Siegel and Paul Reinman

Real Name:

John Raymond Jr.

Joined Mighty Crusaders:

In an untold story prior to Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) #1

First Appearance:

Fly Man #36, March 1966


The Web was really noted criminologist John Raymond, Jr. whose father was the Original Web. He has continued the family tradition without letting the world know his father retired.


The Web’s identity is known by his wife, who objects to his crime-fighting, to the point he has become the “Henpecked hero”. Unbeknownst to the Web his wife is the superhero Pow-Girl. The two have teamed up on several occasions. He has also had several adventures with his brother-in-law the Jaguar.

Powers & Weapons:

The Web is an Olympic level athlete with a vastly superior intellect. He spent his life training as a top-level criminologist, concentrating on what makes the criminal mind operate. His psychological prowess aids him in outsmarting his opponents and bringing them to justice!

Mighty & Radio Comics:
Fly Man 36, 38
Laugh Comics Digest 23
Mighty Crusaders 4, 5
Mighty Comics 40, 43, 45, 46, 50
Super Heroes vs. Super Villains 1

Red Circle & Archie Comics:
Blue Ribbon Comics (vol. 2) 7, 13, 14
Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) 1-5, 7-13
Archie’s Weird Mysteries 3, 14