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Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group   real/historical group real/historical group  

Type of Organization/Group: occupation

Number of group members listed below: 132

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
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Pub. #
app.
A-Bomb A-Bomb (Rick Jones) supporting character
  The Teen Brigade (leader); The Avengers (honorary member)...  Marvel 572
Douglas Adams Douglas Adams real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Atheist; Anglican (raised)
[1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #50 (Dec. 2009)] Marvel 26
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S LGBT
[comic book writer; character in his own story; helped FF] Marvel 5
Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov supporting character real/historical person
      24
Jane Austen Jane Austen real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Anglican
[1st app: Pride and Prejudice - Season 1, Episode 1 (2 Feb. 1952)] Marvel 15
Paul Auster Paul Auster real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[known for blending absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction] Marvel 29
Ken Barlow Ken Barlow supporting character
CBR Scale: S Anglican (lapsed); anti-religious
[1st app: Coronation Street - Season 1, Episode 1 (9 Dec. 1960)] ITV 889
Simone de Beauvoir Simone de Beauvoir real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised); Atheist; Existentialism; Feminist; Marxist; LGBT
[1st app: Disorder (1949)] G.M.F. Productions 20
Dian Belmont Dian Belmont supporting character
  [long-time girlfriend of Wesley Dodds (Sandman)] DC 87
Adele Blanc-Sec hero
  [1st app: Sud-Ouest (1976)] Casterman Dark Horse, etc. 8
Erma Bombeck Erma Bombeck supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M United Brethren (raised); Catholic (convert)
[1st app: Dinah! - Season 1, Episode 9 (31 Oct. 1974)] CBS 11
Norm Breyfogle Norm Breyfogle supporting character real/historical person
  [artist who co-created Prime] Malibu 1
Emily Bronte Emily Bronte supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Anglican
[wrote novel "Wuthering Heights"] 20th Century Fox 11
Ed Brubaker supporting character
  [1st app: Daily Bugle: Civil War/Fallen Son Special (May 2007)] Marvel 1
Art Buchwald Art Buchwald real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[1st app: Cinerama Holiday (1955)] Marvel Curtis Magazines 34
William F. Buckley, Jr. William F. Buckley, Jr. real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[intellectual Conservative leader] DC 51
Charles Bukowski Charles Bukowski real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic; atheist
    16
Augusten Burroughs Augusten Burroughs non-feature lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M LGBT
[1st app: Running with Scissors (Sep. 2002)] St. Martins Press 10
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Operation: Lightning Storm (leader); The Avengers...  Marvel 784
Dr. Joe Carroll villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Carrollism (founder)
[obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe] Fox TV Warner Brothers 15
Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Anglican deacon
[wrote "Alice in Wonderland", "Jabberwocky", etc.] Macmillan 8
Casanova Casanova real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[famous womanizer] DC 54
Charles Charles supporting character
  [his werewolf mistress turned his wife into werewolf] Marvel 2
Ben Charles supporting character
  [L.A. movie writer; betrayed by Rothstein brothers] Marvel 6
Andrew Chaser Andrew Chaser supporting character
  [published nonfiction author] Marvel New Universe 5
Kate Chopin Kate Chopin supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[1st app: Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening (1998)] PBS 1
Agatha Christie Agatha Christie supporting character real/historical person
  [famed crime/mystery novelist] Marvel 13
Cicero Cicero real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman philosophy
[1st app: Justice League of America (vol. 2) #15 (Jan. 2008)] DC 31
Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke supporting character real/historical person
     
Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[regarded as one of greatest English-language novelists] Marvel 3
Gerry Conway Gerry Conway supporting character real/historical person
  [1st app: Justice League of America (vol. 1) #103 (Dec. 1972)] DC 9
Major George C. Cooper Major George C. Cooper supporting character
  [1st app: Dakota North #2 (Aug. 1986)] Marvel 3
Buck Cowan Buck Cowan supporting character
  [best friend of Jack Russell (Werewolf By Night)] Marvel 40
Cranston Cranston supporting character
  [narrator of Dick Mace story; helped Mace solve murder case] Quality 1
Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[1st app: The Tragic Love of Mona Lisa (1912)] DC Marvel 78
Kaye Daye Kaye Daye supporting character
  The Mystery Analysts of Gotham City
[popular mystery novelist; Steve Lombard's aunt]
DC 6
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Anglican
[1st app: Oliver Twist (1916)] Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company 90
Doctor Druid Doctor Druid (Anthony Ludgate) hero
CBR Scale: M Druidism (plus Tibetan Buddhism)
Shock Troop (leader); The Avengers...  Marvel 151
Dr. Phil Dr. Phil (Phil McGraw) real/historical person
  [1st app: Justice League of America (vol. 2) #25 (Nov. 2008)] DC 689
Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Lutheran
[1st app: Justice Society of America (vol. 3) #27 (July 2009)] DC 5
Andrea Dworkin Andrea Dworkin real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Jewish; Anarchist; Radical Feminist; LGBT
[famed anti-smut activist] Marvel 9
Ralph Ellison supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Existentialism
black
[wrote novel "Invisible Man"]
BBC 2
Friedrich Engels Friedrich Engels supporting character scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Christian Pietist (raised); Atheist; Communist
[social scientist; co-founded Communism w/Marx] Der Kinderbuchverlag Berlin 6
Émile Zola Émile Zola supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[important contributor to naturalism] Wereldbibliotheek 21
Fabio Fabio real/historical person
  [has appeared on covers of 100s of romance novels] Marvel 60
The Ferret The Ferret (Leslie Lenrow) hero
  [1st app: Marvel Mystery Comics #4 (Feb. 1940)] Marvel Timely 2
W. C. Fields W. C. Fields supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S atheist
[1st app: A Trip Through the Paramount Studio (1927)] Marvel 71
Jessica Fletcher Jessica Fletcher hero
  [teacher turned famed mystery writer; solves real murders] CBS 270
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin supporting character scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Presbyterian; Deist; grandmaster of a society of philosopher/mystics
[Founding Father; romanced Clea] DC Marvel 235
Elizabeth Gilbert Elizabeth Gilbert non-feature lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S religious
[1st app: Eat, Pray, Love (16 Feb. 2006)] Penguin Group 3
Jean Giraudoux Jean Giraudoux real/historical person
  [said "Secret of success is sincerity."] Marvel 1
Giles Gittelsohn Giles Gittelsohn supporting character
  [1st app: Prime (vol. 2) #11 (Aug. 1996)] Malibu 5
Sheldon Goldenberg Sheldon Goldenberg supporting character
CBR Scale: U Jewish
[exposed to Celestia Denton's "Destiny Force", face vanished] Marvel 1
Mr. Gregory Mr. Gregory supporting character
  [visited Nauru while gathering material for a novel] Quality 1
Dr. Walter P. Griffin supporting character
CBR Scale: M religious
[wrote book "Darkness Falls: Satanism in the USA"] Marvel 1
Che Guevara Che Guevara villain
CBR Scale: M Marxist atheist
[1st app: Thunderbolts (vol. 1) #133 (Aug. 2009)] Marvel 1
Sean Hannity Sean Hannity supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[1st app: Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1 (Nov. 2009)] Marvel 815
J. Dudley Harkness supporting character
  [his book signing interrupted by Wasp's battle] Marvel 1
Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Congregationalist (raised); Catholic (convert)
[met time-travelling Wolverine] DC Milestone Media, etc. 41
John Holt John Holt real/historical person
  [homeschooling, unschooling pioneer; youth rights theorist] Ohio State University Press 2
Anthony Hope Anthony Hope real/historical person
  [wrote "The Prisoner of Zenda"] Marvel
L. Ron Hubbard L. Ron Hubbard clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Scientology (founder)
[1st app: Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. #7 (Sep. 2006)] Marvel 22
Laura Ingalls Laura Ingalls supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Congregationalist
[married sheriff Matt Morgan] Marvel 217
Samuel Johnson Samuel Johnson supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Anglican
[1st app: Peg of Old Drury (1935)] Marvel 13
James Joyce James Joyce supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic (lapsed); agnostic
  Marvel 21
Helen Keller real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Swedenborgian
  Marvel 24
Kathleen Kelly Kathleen Kelly supporting character
  [noted children's author] Warner Brothers 1
Walter Krantz supporting character
  [created Coppherhead pulp hero] Marvel 1
Ed Lawson supporting character
  [writer/creator of TV series "Strange Secrets"] Marvel 2
Timothy Leary Timothy Leary real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised); Pagan (self-defined)
[outspoken psychedelic drugs advocate] Jerry Abrams 66
Stan Lee Stan Lee supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[principal Marvel Comics creator] Marvel 258
Jim Lehrer Jim Lehrer real/historical person
  [1st app: Horowitz at the White House (1978)] PBS 25
Jay Leno Jay Leno supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Presbyterian
[1st app: Word Grabbers - Season 1, Episode 2 (29 Jan. 1976)] Archie Marvel 4,140
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Lutheran
[son of prominent Lutheran clergyman; satirist] Relevant Film 2
H.P. Lovecraft H.P. Lovecraft real/historical person
CBR Scale: S atheist
[1st app: The Mighty Avengers (vol. 1) #23 (May 2009)] Marvel 40
Ann Macintosh supporting character
  [1st app: The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #18 (Dec. 1984)] Marvel 7
Robert MacNeil Robert MacNeil real/historical person
  [1st app: Let's Go to the Museum - Season 1, Episode 1 (5 Oct. 1954)] Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 28
Maddie Maddie supporting character
  [struggling, unpublished writer] McClintock High School 1
Norman Mailer Norman Mailer real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[1st app: Will the Real Norman Mailer Please Stand Up? (1968)] Marvel 55
Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell real/historical person
CBR Scale: I LGBT
[1st app: Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)] DC 21
George McFly supporting character
  [father of time-travelling protagonist Marty] Universal Studios 3
Kate Millett Kate Millett real/historical person
CBR Scale: M LGBT Feminist; Catholic (raised)
[wrote book Sexual Politics (1970)] Marvel 8
Mother Goose Mother Goose supporting character
  [imagined author of fairy tales, nursery rhymes] Dell 49
Night Phantom (Travis Hoyt) villain
CBR Scale: M fundamentalist Environmentalist; Luddite
[fanatical water preservationist; destroyed factories] Marvel 1
Anais Nin Anais Nin real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[French surrealist novelist] DC 10
Elena Niros Elena Niros supporting character
 indeterminate  [1st app: Batman (vol. 1) #292 (Oct. 1977)] DC 1
Larry Niven Larry Niven real/historical person
CBR Scale: S agnostic
[wrote Ringworld, Known Space] Marvel 7
Gay Nolan Gay Nolan supporting character
  [girlfriend of Chic Carter (The Sword)] Quality 3
Bill O'Reilly Bill O'Reilly real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[1st app: Justice League of America (vol. 2) #18 (Apr. 2008)] DC 737
George Orwell George Orwell real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Anglican
[wrote classic book "1984"] Wall to Wall Television BBC, etc. 3
Pliny the Elder Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: U Greek philosophy; Greco-Roman classical religion
    2
Dr. John Radick villain
CBR Scale: M skeptic of supernaturalism; Nazi
[wrote best seller "Illusion and Reality"] DC 1
Red She-Hulk Red She-Hulk (Betty Ross) supporting character
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former novitiate)
Code Red; Team... 
[girlfriend (later wife) of Dr. Bruce Banner (the Hulk)]
Marvel 463
Marty Reeves supporting character
  [writes for Secret Hospital soap opera] Marvel 1
Peter Robinson supporting character
  [Kate Spencer's ex-husband; had child together] DC 16
Kermit Roosevelt Kermit Roosevelt supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
[son of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt; advisor to his cousin FDR] Marvel 4
Jon Sable Jon Sable hero
  [freelance merc; children's book author] First Comics 97
Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Lutheran; Freudian; Marxist; militant atheist; messianic Judaism
[1st app: Disorder (1949)] DC 23
Dr. Dennis Schoolcraft supporting character
  [wrote book "Shadows: the Dark Side of the Marvels"] Marvel 3
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic/Anglican
[1st app: The Death of Julius Caesar (1907)] Marvel DC 83
Robert Shaw real/historical person
    Marvel 29
Mary Shelley Mary Shelley supporting character real/historical person
  [wrote "Frankenstein"] Universal Studios 39
Fred Sloan supporting character
CBR Scale: M pacifist
[kidnapped alongside Bruce Banner] Marvel 19
The Space Turnip The Space Turnip (Arthur Winslow and Phelch) villain
CBR Scale: M alien turnip and human hybrid
[Beverly Switzler's old boyfriend] Marvel 5
John Steinbeck real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist] Granada Television ITV 4
Roger Stern supporting character real/historical person
  [1st app: The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #123 (July 1979)] Marvel DC 14
Johnson Stroman supporting character
CBR Scale: D racial justice activist
black
[killed by hitman Reprise; wrote about racial justice]
DC Milestone Media 1
Thundersword (Stewart Caldwell) villain
CBR Scale: M sought vengeance on agents of mediocrity
[TV writer; empowered to become his own fictional creation] Marvel 2
J. R. R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[wrote "Lord of the Rings"] Sirena Film; PBS 15
Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: S Russian Orthodox; Christian anarchist/pacifist
    30
Elizabeth Tremayne Elizabeth Tremayne supporting character scientist
  [1st app: The Saga of the Swamp Thing (vol. 1) #3 (July 1982)] DC 28
Zoya Trigorin supporting character
CBR Scale: D Soviet dissident
[died in botched Suicide Squad mission; became martyr] DC 3
Mark Twain Mark Twain real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Presbyterian
[1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #40 (Apr. 2009)] Marvel 106
Theodore Twombly Theodore Twombly non-feature lead character
  [falls in love with his phone's operating system] Warner Brothers Annapurna Pictures 1
Undine Undine (Crystal Marr) hero
  Elementals (DC)
[best-selling author]
DC 2
Felix Unger Felix Unger lead character
CBR Scale: M compulsive neat freak
[TV news writer] ABC 135
Paul Varjak Paul Varjak supporting character
CBR Scale: S LGBT
[1st app: Esquire (1958)] Esquire, Inc. 3
Duncan Vess supporting character
CBR Scale: M Werewolves (apostate)
werewolves
[renounced werewolf heritage]
Marvel 2
C.J. Vogel supporting character
  Midtown High School
[Peter Parker's former classmate]
Marvel 1
Voltaire Voltaire real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (Jansenist); Deist
[1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #50 (Dec. 2009)] Marvel 53
Rose Walker supporting character
CBR Scale: S cosmic entity
[Desire's granddaughter; her destiny is tied to the Dreaming] DC 3
Doctor Watson Doctor Watson hero
CBR Scale: U Anglican
[1st app: Beeton's Christmas Annual (1887)] Ward Lock & Co. 261
Philip Watson supporting character
  [Mary Jane Watson's father; abusive to his wife] Marvel 5
Ted Wayne supporting character
  [stole Ellis Brent's unfinished book; killed by his ghost] Marvel Atlas 1
H.G. Wells H.G. Wells supporting character lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S idiosyncratically religious
[father of science fiction] Marvel 47
Skyler White Skyler White supporting character
  [1st app: Breaking Bad - Season 1, Episode 1 (20 Jan. 2008)] American Movie Classics Sony Pictures 65
Walt Whitman supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Quaker; Transcendentalist; mystic; skeptic; humanist
[1st app: Foxfire (1955)] Universal Studios 20
Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M LGBT; Anglican; Catholic
[1st app: Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1 (Nov. 2009)5] Marvel 49
Thornton Wilder Thornton Wilder real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Congregationalist; LGBT
[wrote "Our Town", "The Eighth Day", etc.] Jezebel Productions; Zeitgeist Films 1
Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (raised); Catholic (convert); LGBT
[wrote "The Glass Menagerie"]   30
Jack Wintergarden supporting character
  [1st app: Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #15 (June 1994)] Marvel 1
Virginia Woolf real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Feminist; LGBT
[1st app: New Warriors (vol. 3) #4 (Nov. 2005)] Marvel 8