Name: Jimmy Fude
Classification: supporting character
First Appearance: Daily Bugle (vol. 1) #1 (Dec. 1996): "Front Page"
Number of appearances: 1
Occupation: business owner
Worked for: Food Factory restaurants chain
Note: killed by mobsters when met with Betty Brant
Jimmy Fude and his brother Tommy were business partners who co-owned the Fude Factory restaurant chain. Jimmy found out that Tommy had made deals with the mob to get funding for their business. Jimmy was a far more moral and religious person than his brother. Regardless of the danger to his own safety and his personal finances, Jimmy wanted to expose his brother's criminal connections. He tried to tell reporter Betty Brant about it, but was gunned down by mobsters. Jimmy Fude essentially sacrificed his life for his ideals.