Martha Kent


Disambiguation: adoptive mother of Clark Kent

First published in: 1939

Adoptive mother of Clark Kent (Superman).

First appeared and named Mary in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #1 ([Summer] 1939). First named Marthe in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #12 (January-February 1951). First named Martha in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #169 (October 1951). Maiden name was established as "Clark" in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #53 (July-August 1948), as “Hudson” in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #141 (November 1960), and as “Hudson Clark” in the letters page of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #148 (October 1961).



    Martha Kent

Additional Names:

  1. Martha Clark
  2. Martha Hudson Clark
  3. Martha Hudson
  4. Ma Kent
  5. Marthe Kent
  6. Mary Kent

Appearances With a Character Origin Universe:

Appearances With a Story Universe:


  1. republished as - Martha Kent [adoptiemoeder van Clark Kent] (Dutch)
  2. republished as - Martha Kent [DC, mère adoptive de Clark Kent/Superman] (p. 1968) (French)