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The Champions
 

Name: The Champions

Other Names: The Champions of Los Angeles

Classification: heroes heroes   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Champions (vol. 1) #1 (Oct. 1975): "The World Still Needs...the Champions!"

Creators: Tony Isabella, Don Heck, Mike Esposito

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

Number of Appearances: 107

Enemy of: Swarm

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

Number of group members listed below: 9

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Emerson Bale Emerson Bale supporting character
CBR Scale: U religious
[famous defense attorney] Marvel 14
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,789
The Champions hero group
  [1st app: The Champions (vol. 1) #1 (Oct. 1975)] Marvel 107
Darkstar Darkstar (Laynia Petrovna) hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member; Christian (denomination unknown)
The Champions; X-Corporation...  Marvel 116
Richard Fenster Richard Fenster supporting character
  [business manager for Champions (super-hero team)] Marvel 7
Goliath Goliath (Bill Foster) hero
  The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 118
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
The Champions; The Avengers...  DC Marvel 1,029
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Champions (vol. 1) #1 (Oct. 1975): "The World Still Needs...the Champions!"
Marvel Team-Up (vol. 1) #57 (May 1977): "When Slays the Silver Samurai!" (mentioned)


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Champions_(comics)
  - http://www.chronology.net/default.pl/cited/rd_champions
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=312
  - http://www.comicvine.com/champions/4060-40413/
  - http://marvel.wikia.com/Champions_of_Los_Angeles_(Earth-616)