The daughter of John Zatara, Zatanna was a traveling magician with a childhood crush on "John Smith".

She later joined the newly-expanded Justice League after the Thanagarian invasion.



  • Prestidigitation: Zatanna is skilled in stage magic, performing simple tricks and elaborate illusions.[1]
  • Occultism: She possesses an extensive understanding of Occult lore due to her mystic background.[1]


  • Mnemonic Incantation: Zatanna must be able to speak her incantations in order to make them work. Otherwise, her powers are not effective.[2]


  • Magic Wand
  • DCAU fan-favorite writer Paul Dini wrote both of Zatanna's major appearances, and likes the character quite a lot. In 1998, Alan Burnett told Wizard Magazine: "Paul Dini wanted to use Zatanna because he's secretly in love with her. It's something we try not to talk about too much." Dini is married to magician Misty Lee.
  • Zatanna is also known as Zanna and Z.



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