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Vindicator (Heather Hudson)

The Religious Affiliation of
Vindicator
Heather Hudson

Religion: Catholic CBR Scale: S

Name: Vindicator

Alter Ego: Heather Hudson

Other Names: Heather McNeil Hudson; Guardian; Vindicator II

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: (as Heather Hudson) X-Men #139 (1980); (in costume but unnamed) Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #32 (Mar. 1986): "Short Story"; (as Vindicator) X-Men/Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #1 (Dec. 1985): "The Gift, Part 1"; (as Guardian) Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #34 (May 1986): "Honor"

Number of Appearances: 249

   Comic Book Appearances: 246

   TV, Film Appearances: 2

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: Alpha Flight; Alpha Prime

Occupation: florist, government agent, homemaker, secretary

Nation: Canada

Birth Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Race: white

Gender: female

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Discussion

From: Robert Diehl, "Index to Alpha Flight Vol. II: 1 / 3", 3 October 2000 on the Chronology.Net: A Multiverse of Discourse website (http://www.chronology.net/default.pl/cited/rd_alphaflight_ii/1; viewed 21 June 2006):

Issue: Alpha Flight II: -1
Date: Jul-97
Synopsis: Note: this is a "Flashback" issue, introduced and concluded by Marvel creator Stan Lee. Logan helps a nervous Mac to his hasty wedding ceremony, to which Heather's parents object because it isn't Catholic.

Issue: Alpha Flight II:16
Date: Nov-98
Heather's Catholicism and Flex's forearm save her from Dargil.

From: Ronald Byrd, ""Unofficial Wolverine Chronology, Pt.3", 13 November 2001 on The Danger Room website (http://danger-room.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=11; viewed 21 June 2006):

Logan is also present when the Hudsons renew their vows in a Catholic ceremony months after their first, less formal marriage.


This character is in the following 91 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Alpha Flight & Inhumans Annual 1998 (Nov. 1998)
Alpha Flight
Dark X-Men: The Beginning #2 (Sep. 2009): "Weapon Omega" (1-panel cameo)
Death Metal #2 (Feb. 1994): "Deathwish!"
Death Metal Vs. Genetix #1 (Dec. 1993): "Offspring, Part One"
Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #1 (Nov. 1988): "Love is the Spell. The Spell is Death!" (cameo)
Marvel Age Annual #1 (Jan. 1985)
Marvel Fanfare (vol. 2) #2 (Oct. 1996): "Instinct"
Marvel Holiday Special #1 (Dec. 1991): untitled illustration
Marvel Team-Up Annual #7 (May 1984): "The Collected Spider-Man" (cameo)
Secret Wars II #4 (Oct. 1985): "Love Is the Answer!"
Wolverine (vol. 3) #50 (Mar. 2007): "Puny Little Man" (mentioned)
X-Men/Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #1 (Dec. 1985): "The Gift, Part 1"


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Vindicator.html
  - http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0078690/
  - http://www.comicvine.com/vindicator/29-5009/
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/huahul.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/viaviq.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/gsgz.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix4/alphaprimeaf.htm
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/v.htm