|Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (original); John Bryrne (post-Crisis)|
Full Name: Jonathan Joseph Kent
Marital Status: Married
Known Relatives: Martha Kent (wife); Clark Kent (adopted son); Sam Kent (father, deceased); Harry Kent (brother, deceased); Sarah Kent (sister-in-law)
Base of Operation: Smallville, KS
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Hair: Brown, now white
First Appearance: (unnamed) Superman Vol. 1 #1 (Summer 1939); (as John Kent) Superman Vol. 1 #53 (July-August 1948); (as Jonathan Kent) Adventure Comics Vol. 1 #149 (February 1950)
(post-Crisis): Man of Steel #1 (October 1986)
Creators: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (original); John Bryrne (post-Crisis)
Jonathan Kent is the adoptive father of the Kryptonian survivor Kal-El, who is now known both as reporter Clark Kent and as Superman. It was Jonathan and his wife Martha who instilled the moral values into their son Clark Kent which made him the man he is today. He and his wife Martha are generous, loving souls who mean no-one any harm.
For a definitive list of appearances of Jonathan Kent in chronological order click here
Who's Who Update '88 #4 (November 1988)