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Purifiers

The Religious Affiliation of
Purifiers
 

Religion: Purifiers: Christian fundamentalist anti-mutant group CBR Scale: D

Name: Purifiers

Classification: villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #5 (Nov. 1982): "X-Men: God Lives, Man Kills"

Creators: Chris Claremont, Brent Anderson

Number of Appearances: 32

Number of group members listed below: 6

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Dr. Jack Abrams supporting character
CBR Scale: M Purifiers
Purifiers
[recruited by Rev. William Stryker]
Marvel 1
Bastion Bastion (Sebastion Gilberti) villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant A.I.
Purifiers; Friends of Humanity... 
[mystical fusion of Master Mold and Nimrod]
Marvel 95
Graydon Creed Graydon Creed villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant
Purifiers; Friends of Humanity (leader)... 
[son of Sabretooth and Mystique]
Marvel 61
Eliphas Eliphas (Eli Bard) villain
CBR Scale: S Greco-Roman classical religion; vampire
Purifiers
[possesses T-O virus (techno-organic)]
Marvel 8
Purifiers Purifiers villain group
CBR Scale: D Purifiers: Christian fundamentalist anti-mutant group
[1st app: Marvel Graphic Novel #5 (Nov. 1982)] Marvel 32
William Stryker William Stryker villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Evangelical Protestant preacher; anti-mutant; Stryker Crusade (leader); Purifiers (founder)
Purifiers (founder) Marvel 44

This character is in the following 11 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Marvel Graphic Novel #5 (Nov. 1982): "X-Men: God Lives, Man Kills"
The New Avengers (vol. 2) #30 (Nov. 2012)
X-Men (vol. 2) #205 (Jan. 2008): "Messiah Complex: Chapter Five"
X-Men: Divided We Stand
X-Treme X-Men
Young X-Men #1 (June 2008): "Final Genesis" (mentioned)


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.marvel.com/universe/Purifiers
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purifiers
  - http://www.comicvine.com/purifiers/65-14915/
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/punpuz.htm