Daredevil Annual #5 (Sep. 1989):
“A Friend in Need”
by Gerry Conway, Mark Bagley, Sam de la Rosa

Daredevil Annual #5

Title: “A Friend in Need”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1989

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Gerry Conway
Art by: Mark Bagley, Sam de la Rosa

8 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Viper Viper (Ophelia Sarkissian) villain
CBR Scale: M nihilist
Fangs (leader); HYDRA... 
[former servant of Chthon]
Marvel 153
Tyrannus Tyrannus (Romulus Augustilus) villain based on a real person
CBR Scale: U Greco-Roman Classical Religion
They Who Wield Power Marvel 56
Snake Men supporting character group
  [regular people made snake-like by Slither-derived serum] Marvel 4
Moon Knight Moon Knight (Marc Spector)
(flashback cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion (raised Jewish)
CIA; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 423
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
(flashback cameo)
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Code Red; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,893

This publication is also known as: Daredevil Annual #4; Daredevil Annual #5 or Daredevil Annual #4B. This publication features the issue number "4" on the cover. But a Daredevil Annual #4 was previously published, in 1976, and this issue is considered part of the same volume.