Name: S.W.O.R.D.

Other Names: Sentient World Observation and Response Department; SWORD

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Astonishing X-Men (vol. 3) #3 (Sep. 2004): "Gifted: Part Three"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (behind the scenes) Astonishing X-Men (vol. 3) #1 (July 2004): "Gifted: Part One"; (full) Astonishing X-Men (vol. 3) #3 (Sep. 2004): "Gifted: Part Three"

Creators: Joss Whedon, John Cassaday

Number of Appearances: 58

Teams/Affiliations: S.H.I.E.L.D.

Type of Organization/Group: government agency

Number of group members listed below: 7

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Abigail Brand Abigail Brand hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; S.W.O.R.D. (leader)
[alien-human hybrid]
Marvel 69
Cecilia supporting character
  S.W.O.R.D. Marvel 3
Cruithne supporting character
  S.W.O.R.D. Marvel 2
Agent Deems Agent Deems supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; S.W.O.R.D.
[Agent Brand's right hand man; high-function autism]
Marvel 13
Lockheed Lockheed hero
CBR Scale: I alien dragon
Excalibur; Pet Avengers...  Marvel 248
S.W.O.R.D. S.W.O.R.D. supporting character group
  S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 58
Sydren Sydren supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
S.W.O.R.D. Marvel 22

S.W.O.R.D. S.W.O.R.D.

This character is in the following 46 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Astonishing X-Men
Astonishing X-Men Saga #1 (Mar. 2006)
Astonishing X-Men/Amazing Spider-Man: The Gauntlet Sketchbook (Sep. 2009)
Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1 (July 2008): "Gone"
What If? Astonishing X-Men #1 (Feb. 2010): "What If Ord Resurrected Jean Grey Instead of Colossus?"
X-Men: Legacy (vol. 1) #220 (Mar. 2009): "Salvage: Part One"

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