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Trickster is a name used by several characters in the DC Universe. The original was Giovanni Giuseppe, a member of the Rogues and enemy of The Flash who commits crimes using dangerous gadgets themed after practical joke elements. His most notable invention is a pair of shoes that allow him to walk on the air itself. He has also been a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Secret Society of Super-Villains. There have been two super-villains to use the name, former circus acrobat James Jesse and teenage hoodlum Axel Walker.

Trickster was created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, first appearing in The Flash #113. (1960) Axel Walker was created by Geoff Johns and Scott Kolins, first appearing in The Flash (Volume 2) #183 (2002).



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