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Secret Defenders

 
Secret Defenders
 

Name: Secret Defenders

Other Names: Defenders

Classification: heroes heroes   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #50 (Feb. 1993): "The Heart of Darkness"

Creators: Len Kaminski, Geof Isherwood

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 32

Number of group members listed below: 30

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
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Pub. #
app.
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Arachne Arachne (Julia Carpenter) hero
  The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 218
Cadaver Cadaver (Cody Fleischer) hero
  Secret Defenders Marvel 17
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Dagger Dagger (Tandy Bowen) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
X-Men; The New Warriors... 
[partner of Cloak]
Marvel 219
Darkhawk Darkhawk (Chris Powell) hero
  The Avengers; The New Warriors...  Marvel 180
Deadpool Deadpool (Wade Wilson) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed); One World Church (lapsed)
Heroes for Hire; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,256
Deathlok Deathlok (Michael Collins) hero
CBR Scale: U Quaker (lapsed)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; U.S. Army...  Marvel 110
Doctor Druid Doctor Druid (Anthony Ludgate) hero
CBR Scale: M Druidism (plus Tibetan Buddhism)
The Avengers; Secret Defenders (leader)...  Marvel 151
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,687
Drax the Destroyer Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Douglas) hero
  Secret Defenders; Guardians of the Galaxy...  Marvel 217
Giant-Man Giant-Man (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand) hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 672
Namorita Namorita (Nita Prentiss) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman classical religion
Atlantean; The Defenders...  Marvel 305
Nomad Nomad (Jack Monroe) hero
  Secret Defenders
[sidekick of 1950s Captain America]
Marvel 131
Northstar Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT; Quebecois separatist terrorist (former)
X-Men; Alpha Flight... 
[skier]
Marvel 284
Nova Nova (Richard Rider) hero
  The Defenders; The New Warriors... 
[attended Harry S. Truman High]
Marvel 427
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
United States Marine Corps; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,893
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,624
Secret Defenders Secret Defenders hero group
  [1st app: Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #50 (Feb. 1993)] Marvel 32
Shadowoman Shadowoman (Jillian Woods) hero
  Secret Defenders; Shock Troop Marvel 22
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
The Defenders; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 826
Sleepwalker Sleepwalker hero
CBR Scale: S Sleepwalker religion
Secret Defenders; Operation: Lightning Storm...  Marvel 98
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) hero
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism (raised); HYDRA (former)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
Thunderstrike Thunderstrike (Eric Masterson) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination unknown)
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 191
War Machine War Machine (Jim Rhodes) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown)
U.S. Air Force; United States Marine Corps...  Marvel 389
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #50 (Feb. 1993): "The Heart of Darkness"


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://marvel.wikia.com/Secret_Defenders_(Earth-616)
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/seasek.htm