The New Avengers (vol. 1) #55 (Sep. 2009)
by Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger

The New Avengers (vol. 1) #55

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Brian Michael Bendis
Art by: Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger

38 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Hawkeye Ronin (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
Chain Gang; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Operation: Lightning Storm (leader); Starjammers...  Marvel 784
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Winter Soldier Captain America (Bucky Barnes) hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
Kid Commandos; Liberty Legion...  Marvel Timely 395
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) hero
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
Heroes for Hire; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
Mockingbird Mockingbird (Bobbi Morse) hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers... 
[was Hawkeye's wife]
Marvel 293
Wrecker Wrecker (Dirk Garthwaite) villain
  Hood's Army; Lethal Legion...  Marvel 190
Bulldozer Bulldozer (Henry Camp) villain
  Hood's Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 125
Piledriver Piledriver (Brian Calusky) villain
  Hood's Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 137
Thunderball Thunderball (Eliot Franklin) villain scientist
  black; Hood's Army...  Marvel 151
The Hood The Hood (Parker Robbins) villain
CBR Scale: M demonolatry
Hood's Army; The Cabal Marvel 159
Jewel Jessica Jones hero
  New Avengers (ally) Marvel 139
Danielle Cage Danielle Cage supporting character
[baby daughter of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones]
Marvel 20
Chemistro Chemistro (Calvin Carr) villain
  Hood's Army Marvel 13
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(cover & 2-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Dr. Jonas Harrow Dr. Jonas Harrow
(7-panel cameo)
villain scientist
  Hood's Army Marvel 20
Madame Masque Madame Masque (Whitney Frost)
(6-panel cameo)
  Hood's Army; Maggia (leader) Marvel 146
Living Laser Living Laser (Arthur Parks)
(6-panel cameo)
villain scientist
  Batroc's Brigade; Hood's Army...  Marvel 96
Griffin Griffin (Johnny Horton)
(4-panel cameo)
  Hood's Army; Secret Empire Marvel 126
Blood Brothers Blood Brothers
(4-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: I alien
Hood's Army; Roclite Marvel 5
Mandrill Mandrill (Jerome Beechman)
(3-panel cameo)
  Black Spectre (leader); Crossfire's Mind Control Gang...  Marvel 61
Corruptor Corruptor (Jackson Day)
(3-panel cameo)
  Crossfire's Mind Control Gang; Hood's Army... 
[owner of Hope Foundation]
Marvel 41
Crossfire Crossfire (William Cross)
(2-panel cameo)
  CIA; Crossfire's Mind Control Gang (leader)...  Marvel 53
Brothers Grimm Brothers Grimm (Percy and Barton Grimes)
(2-panel cameo)
  Hood's Army; Night Shift
[Powers were briefly amplified by Satannish.]
Marvel 34
Centurius Centurius (Noah Black)
(2-panel cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: U nihilist
black; Hood's Army... 
[attempted to destroy all life on Earth]
Marvel 4
Tiger Shark Tiger Shark (Todd Arliss)
(1-panel cameo)
  Deep Six; Hood's Army...  Marvel 112
Wizard Wizard (Bentley Wittman)
(1-panel cameo)
  Hood's Army; The Frightful Four (founder)...  Marvel 202
Scarecrow Scarecrow (Ebenezer Laughton)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
  Crime Wave; Hood's Army...  Marvel 43
Blackout Blackout
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: M Lilin; human-demon hybrid
Firm; Hood's Army...  Marvel 9
Razor Fist Razor Fist (Douglas Scott)
(1-panel cameo)
  [assassin; bodyguard...] Marvel 59
Slug Slug (Ulyssus X. Lugman)
(1-panel cameo)
  Hood's Army
[led own criminal organization]
Marvel 46
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark)
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Norman Osborn Norman Osborn
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Cabal of Scrier (leader); Dark Avengers (leader)...  Marvel 417
H.A.M.M.E.R. H.A.M.M.E.R.
supporting character group
  [government agency] Marvel 207
Brother Voodoo Brother Voodoo (Jericho Drumm)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Vodoun houngan
black; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 110
John King John King
  Hood's Army
[cousin of The Hood]
Marvel 6