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|As a result of the New 52 in 2011, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambiguation page.|
Joseph W. "Joey" Wilson is the second son of Slade Wilson, from whom he inherited the metahuman gene, and Adeline Kane. He has been mute since childhood, when one of his father's enemies cut his throat. In the business world, Joey is the Executive Vice President of Core Policy Group.
Powers and Abilities
- Enhanced Brain Capacity: Due to his father's genetics, Jericho possesses a metahuman gene, which enables him to access higher brain functions on a cellular level, granting him varied psychic-based abilities.
- Business Management: Joseph is the Executive Vice President of Core Policy Group.
- Hand-to-Hand Combat (Advanced)
- Music: He used to play piano.
- Sign Language
- Singing: He had a beautiful voice while singing. (Formerly)
- Dormant Body: Whenever Jericho leaves his body, it is vulnerable to physical harm due to it being completely immobile.
- Power Instability: Joseph often had very little to no control over his psychic powers, often unleashing devastating mind pulses which devastated the surrounding area like a small atom bomb.
- Mental Disorder: Jericho suffered from migraines that stemmed from psychological causes.
- Mutism: During his childhood, Joseph had his throat slashed by one of his father's enemies. 
- Ikon Suit (mark 7 master unit)
- Subvocal Mic: Jericho has an app that vocalizes his thoughts on his phone via bluetooth, granting him the ability to communicate without having to resort to sign language.
- Gravity Droplet (Formerly): Jericho accepted from Lex Luthor the power of a gravity droplet in a lechatelierite diode to replace his ruined Ikon Suit, a power that was intended for his father, then taken for dead, but which he eventually accepted after Luthor told him that if he did not accept, perhaps his sister Rose would. The singularity's black-body radiation has turbocharged Jericho's metagenic abilities; in addition to granting him bluish skin and enhancing his mental powers of telekinesis, telepathy, mind control and psionics, the gravity droplet awoke in him the following superpowers:
- Jericho was created by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, first appearing in Tales of the Teen Titans #42. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Jericho first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Deathstroke (Volume 2) #0 by Rob Liefeld.
- As of Deathstroke (Volume 4) #17, Joseph was at least 21 years old.
- Joseph was originally given the alias Jericho by his former lover, David Isherwood, based on the Bible. It was about justice breaking down strongholds.
- 73 Appearances of Joseph Wilson (Prime Earth)
- 16 Images featuring Joseph Wilson (Prime Earth)
- 4 Quotations by or about Joseph Wilson (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Joseph Wilson (Prime Earth)
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #16
- Justice League (Volume 4) #30
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #45
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #24
- Deathstroke (Volume 3) #3
- Deathstroke (Volume 3) #20
- Deathstroke (Volume 3) #5
- Deathstroke (Volume 3) #19
- Deathstroke (Volume 3) #18
- Deathstroke Annual (Volume 4) #1
- Deathstroke (Volume 2) #13
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #50
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #6
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #20
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #25
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #18
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #46
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #47
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #17
- Deathstroke (Volume 4) #26
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