Sorcerer and his Apprentice
Sorcerer and his Apprentice

Real Name

Joe Djerk

First Appearance

Red Band Comics #1 (November 1944)

Original Publisher


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Golden Age Origin

Joe Djerk was an apprentice of the Sorcerer,the most powerful magician in Venice during the 1500s.The villainous Borgia wanted revenge on the Sorcerer and his Apprentice for refusing his request to make him invisible. However the Sorcerer outsmarts him and the Apprentice got lucky.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Red Band Comics #1-2


  • Like the Disney cartoon The Sorcerer's Apprentice this story is loosely based on the Goethe poem Der Zauberlehrling.

See Also

Hero Goggles