Trickster I
Nick Name
Civilian ID

Giovanni Giuseppe


James Jesse



FBI Agent

Special Effects Designer

Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with a criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
United States
Group Affiliation

Flash's Rogues

Secret Society of Super-Villains

Base of Operations

Central City, Missouri

Keystone City, Kansas

Los Angeles, California

180 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Normal human armed with a vast arsenal of high-tech offensive and defensive devices of his own invention teamed around tricks and jokes.


Air-Walking Shoes: Shoes capable of defying the force of gravity enabling the wearing to "walk" on air.

Bag of Tricks: Wide variety of offensive and defensive devices teamed around tricks or jokes, i.e. itching powder, exploding yo-yo, expanding bubblegum, etc...

Trickster Costume: Costume armed with a wide variety of offensive and defensive devices.

Common Enemies

Blue Devil

Flash II

Regularly Appearing

Blue Devil

Catwoman Vol. 1

Flash Vol. 1 & 2

First Appearance
Flash Vol. 1 #113 (July, 1960)
John Broome & Carmine Infantino

Born into a family of circus aerialist known as the Flying Jesses, young Giovanni Giuseppe did not want to perform due to a fear of heights.

To overcome his fear he invented a pair of air-walking shoes to support his weight on the high line. Longing for new challenges Giovanni changed his name and turned to crime in imitation of his idol Jesse James as the Trickster.