Created by: Bob Hall
1st appearance: Shadowman #20, 1993
Team Affiliations: None
Legal Status: Unknown
Weight: 220 lbs Height: 6’
Eyes: Brown Hair: Black
Relatives: Jack Boniface/Shadowman (Son)
Skills and abilities: Prolific preacher.
Powers: He had power over snakes- to command and control them. After his resurrection he had superhuman strength.
Preacher who had power over snakes. Shadowman’s mother met him after her betrothal to Mr. Boniface. After watching him handle the snakes and preach she was drawn to his power, they had sex. When Boniface found out the two fought. Josiah beat him something fierce. Boniface got his friends and then beat Josiah to death and kept it a secret.
Years later he was resurrected by Darque and sent to execute his killers and reveal to shadowman that he was his biological father. This event caused Shadowman to end up working for Darque to save his mother’s life.