Daredevil (vol. 1) #500 (Oct. 2009):
“Return of the King: Conclusion”
by Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Klaus Janson, etc.

Daredevil (vol. 1) #500

Title: “Return of the King: Conclusion”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Ed Brubaker
Art by: Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Klaus Janson, Chris Samnee, Paul Azaceta

32 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Foggy Nelson Foggy Nelson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[law partner of Matt Murdock (Daredevil)] Marvel 488
White Tiger White Tiger (Angela Del Toro) hero
  FBI; Hispanic...  Marvel 29
Dakota North Dakota North hero
  [1st app: Dakota North #1 (June 1986)] Marvel 32
Master Izo Master Izo supporting character
CBR Scale: M Eastern mysticism
Asian; The Hand Marvel 8
The Kingpin The Kingpin (Wilson Fisk) villain
CBR Scale: U Catholic (lapsed)
HYDRA Marvel 619
The Hand The Hand villain group
CBR Scale: D Ninjutsu
[1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #174 (Sep. 1981)] Marvel 155
The Owl The Owl (Leland Owlsley) villain
  Gang of Four
[led his own criminal gang]
Marvel 135
Lady Bullseye Lady Bullseye (Maki Matsumoto) villain
  Asian; The Hand Marvel 32
Turk Turk (Turk Barrett) supporting character villain
  black; The Thunderbolts Marvel 108
The Black Tarantula The Black Tarantula (Carlos LaMuerto) villain
  Team Spider; The Hand Marvel 27
Lord Hirochi villain
CBR Scale: M Ninjutsu
The Hand
[Lady Bullseye's master]
Marvel 3
Milla Donovan Milla Donovan
(cover & 5-panel cameo)
supporting character
  [1st app: Daredevil (vol. 2) #41 (Mar. 2003)] Marvel 38
Battlin' Jack Murdock Battlin' Jack Murdock
(cover & 3-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[Daredevil's father] Marvel 82
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
Lady Liberators; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,789
Luke Cage Luke Cage
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
Heroes for Hire; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 672
Bullseye Bullseye (Benjamin Poindexter)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
Dark Avengers; The Thunderbolts
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary (Mary Alice Walker)
(only on cover)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Shadow Initiative Marvel 136
Karen Page Karen Page
(only on cover)
supporting character
  [was Daredevil's longtime girlfriend] Marvel 223
Elektra Elektra (Elektra Natchios)
(only on cover)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Greek Orthodox; Ninjutsu
Code Red; The Hand Marvel 331
Tombstone Tombstone (Lonnie Lincoln)
(only on cover)
  Hood's Army; Sinister Twelve Marvel 135
Mister Fear Mister Fear (Larry Cranston)
(only on cover)
  [attorney; criminal...] Marvel 13
The Gladiator The Gladiator (Melvin Potter)
(only on cover)
  Emissaries of Evil (Electro); Maggia
[led own gang]
Marvel 45
Sister Maggie Sister Maggie
(only on cover)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic nun
[Daredevil's mother] Marvel 20
(6-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: D Ninjutsu
Asian; The Hand Marvel 1
Stick Stick
(5-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Eastern mysticism; Ninjutsu
The Chaste
[trained Daredevil]
Marvel 27
Vanessa Fisk Vanessa Fisk
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character villain
  [Kingpin's wife] Marvel 117
Buddha Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)
clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Buddhist (founder)
[1st app: The Gandharan Buddhist Texts (25 A.D.)] DC 29
(business/store name)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [business owner] Marvel 1
Mr. Donovan
supporting character
  [father of Daredevil's wife Milla] Marvel 1
Mrs. Donovan
supporting character
  [mother of Daredevil's wife Milla] Marvel 1