Alter Ego: Maria de Guadalupe Santiago
Other Names: Daughter of the Volcano God; La Garra Argentado; La Garra Plata; Silvercrow
First Appearance: The Avengers (vol. 3) #8 (Sep. 1998): "Turbulence!"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 44
Note: Silverclaw was pictured in the back row (about the 6th person from the left) on a wraparound cover spread picture featuring Marvel characters taking part in the Initiative. This was the cover for Avengers: The Initiative #1. Note that on the "map" to the picture provided on Marve's official website - the map which listed all of the characters depicted - Silverclaw is incorrectly identified as "Silvercrow."
From: "Atheist representation on the Avengers" forum discussion, started 20 June 2001 on the Comic Boards website (http://www.comicboards.com/avengers/view.php?trd=010620110715; viewed 24 May 2007):
Posted by Jae on Wednesday, June 20 2001 at 11:07:15 GMT
Atheist representation on the Avengers
The teams pretty well rounded now, but are there any atheistic members?...
Posted by D-Man on Wednesday, June 20 2001 at 20:10:53 GMT
...Probably the best comic you could find to figure out who believes in a God or a god, or has deep faith in God or a god would be:
The Goddess uses the heroes' faith and belief in gods and such to recruit heroes.
Here are a list of Avengers who are "believers" so are recruited by the Goddess:
...Other Avengers I'm guessing might be "believers":
Silver Claw [i.e., Silverclaw]
All other Avengers are up in the air.
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