Junior Juniper

    Character » Junior Juniper appears in 42 issues.

    Jonathan "Junior" Juniper was a member of the Howling Commandos during WWII. He has the distinction of being the first recurring character to die in a Marvel comic, and one of the only Howling Commandos to perish in battle.

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    Junior Juniper was a young man whom joined the Allied forces to fight against the Nazi's during World War Two. He was recruited to become part of Sgt. Fury's Howling Commandos and was a valuable asset to Nick Fury's troops.


    Junior Juniper was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and first appeared in #Sgt. Fury issue 1 (1963).

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    Junior Juniper has the distinction of being the first recurring character to die in a Marvel comic (In Sgt. Fury issue 4), and the only Howling Commando to perish in battle. Junior Juniper is remembered yearly on a reunion of the living remaining members of the Howling Commandos.

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    Earth - 1610: Ultimate Universe

    In the Ultimate Universe, instead of joining the Howling Commandos, Junior fought under Sgt. Rock, and simply died of old age.


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