- "Citizens of Central City! I am The Trickster, here to rescue you from the menace known as the Flash. And to save the darling of my heart from his fiendish affections. Ta-ta for now!"
- —James Jesse[src]
James Montgomery Jesse is a psychopathic criminal from Earth-90. When The Flash rescued Megan Lockhart from his clutches, Jesse became The Trickster, committing crimes involving a variety of 'gag' weaponry, often based on comedic props. Ultimately, Jesse was incarcerated and put into a padded cell.
At some point, he became a serial killer with multiple personalities, wanted for murder in six states. He was also obsessed with Megan Lockhart, who he abducted several times and forced to become his sidekick, Prank.
Determined to get revenge, he captured The Flash and brainwashed him to be his servant. The Trickster rain supreme over Central City until The Flash snaps out of it and defeats both Jesse and Clark. He was then re-imprisoned.
Behind the scenes
- Mark Hamil played this role a little over a year before he would first portray The Joker in Batman: The Animated Series. He would reprise that role in other DC media.
|Other versions of James Jesse (Earth-90)|
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