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Zeus is the ruler of the Gods of Olympus of Greek mythology. He is married to Hera and has many extramarital children, including Ares and Herakles. He gives his power (and lightning) to Captain Marvel, and in the New 52, he is the father of Wonder Woman. His Roman counterpart is the god Jupiter.

He was first adapted for the DC Universe by Jerry Siegel and Ira Yarbrough, debuting in Superman #28 (1944).



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