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Dark Avengers #8 (Oct. 2009):
“Utopia, Chapter Five”
by Matt Fraction, Luke Ross, Rick Magyar, Mark Pennington

Dark Avengers #8

Title: “Utopia, Chapter Five”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2009

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Matt Fraction

Art by: Luke Ross, Rick Magyar, Mark Pennington


62 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Factor; The Twelve...  Marvel 2,604
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
X-Men; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,864
Angel Archangel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; Renegades...  Marvel 1,741
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes
atheist; has practiced
Buddhism; skeptical seeker
X-Treme Sanctions Executive; Alpha Flight...  Marvel 10,615
White Queen Black Queen (Emma Frost) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant
supremacist
Council of the Chosen; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 3,409
Cloak Cloak (Tyrone Johnson) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Dark X-Men; black
[partner of Dagger]
Marvel 216
Dagger Dagger (Tandy Bowen) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Secret Defenders; The New Warriors... 
[partner of Cloak]
Marvel 219
Norman Osborn Norman Osborn villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
H.A.M.M.E.R. (leader); Sinister Twelve (leader)... 
[Foe of: Spider-Man (arch-enemy)]
Marvel 417
Daken Wolverine (Daken Akihiro) villain
CBR Scale: S Shinto (raised); later
"non-religious"
Dark Avengers; Asian... 
[son of Wolverine]
Marvel 72
H.A.M.M.E.R. H.A.M.M.E.R. supporting character
  [government agency] Marvel 207
X-23 X-23 (Laura Kinney) hero
CBR Scale: I religiously untrained
New X-Men; X-Force...  Marvel 190
Domino Domino (Neena Thurman) hero
CBR Scale: S Armajesuits (born into);
Catholic (raised)
X-Force; Six Pack... 
[Domino's mother leads the Armajesuits sect]
Marvel 314
Warpath Warpath (James Proudstar) hero
CBR Scale: S Native American spirituality
(Apache)
Hellions; X-Corporation...  Marvel 340
Mimic Mimic (Calvin Rankin) villain hero
  Excalibur; Metro College...  Marvel 169
Dark Beast Dark Beast (Henry McCoy) villain scientist
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Dark X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants... 
[Henry McCoy from the Age of Apocalypse]
Marvel 116
Omega Weapon Omega (Michael Pointer) hero
  Dark X-Men; Omega Flight Marvel 41
Bullseye Hawkeye (Benjamin Poindexter)
(8-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
Dark Avengers; The Thunderbolts
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(7-panel cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Men; Neyaphem...  Marvel 4,345
Box Madison Jeffries
(7-panel cameo)
hero
  Zodiac (Ecliptic); X-Club...  Marvel 74
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(6-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Defenders; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Magik Magik (Illyana Rasputin)
(6-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S occult/magick; demonolatry;
raised Communist
The Exiles; The New Mutants Marvel 450
Ares Ares
(6-panel cameo)
villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
The Avengers; Warhawks (leader)... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
Moonstone Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen)
(6-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
The Masters of Evil; Dark Avengers...  Marvel 235
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
(5-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel 4,122
Psylocke Psylocke (Betsy Braddock)
(5-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican
X-Men; Asian...  Marvel UK Marvel 772
The Scorpion Spider-Man (Mac Gargan)
(4-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Masters of Evil; Spider-Man Revenge League...  Marvel 315
Northstar Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)
(4-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT; Quebecois
separatist terrorist (former)
Alpha Flight; X-Men... 
[skier]
Marvel 284
Pixie Pixie (Megan Gwynn)
(4-panel cameo)
hero
  X-Men; Xavier Institute: Paragons squad Marvel 50
Doctor Nemesis Doctor Nemesis (Dr. James Bradley)
(4-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D Nazi
Battle-Axis (leader); X-Club Ace Magazines Marvel 21
Simon Trask Simon Trask
(4-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant: Humanity Now
(leader)
Humanity's Last Stand
[brother of Sentinel inventor Bolivar Trask]
Marvel 15
Mirage Mirage (Danielle Moonstar)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Native American religion
(Cheyenne) / Teutonic paganism
The New Mutants; Native American...  Marvel 470
Boom Boom Boom Boom (Tabitha Smith)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
  Fallen Angels; Nextwave...  Marvel 314
Dazzler Dazzler (Alison Blaire)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M singing
X-Men; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 447
Anole Anole (Victor Borkowski)
(3-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M LGBT
Young X-Men; Alpha Squadron Marvel 60
Dr. Yuriko Takiguchi Dr. Yuriko Takiguchi
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character scientist
  Asian; X-Club
[creator of Godzilla]
Marvel 30
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
X-Men; The Twelve...  Marvel 1,752
Magma Magma (Amara Aquilla)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
The New Mutants; Hellions...  Marvel 269
Dust Dust (Sooraya Qadir)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Sunni Muslim
X-Men; New X-Men...  Marvel 102
Greymalkin Greymalkin (Jonas Greymalkin)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S LGBT
Young X-Men
[ancestor of Charles Xavier]
Marvel 37
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Mindee Cuckoo)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
  Xavier Institute: Corsairs squad; Weapon Plus Marvel 156
Dr. Kavita Rao Dr. Kavita Rao
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: I Hindu
X-Club; South Asian
[developed "cure": medical means to neutralize mutant powers]
Marvel 62
Onyxx Onyxx (Sidney Green)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
  Xavier Institute: Gambit's squad Marvel 14
Hela Hela
(2-panel cameo)
villain deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
The Cabal
[Goddess of death, ruler of Hel and Niffelheim]
Marvel 169
Sunspot Sunspot (Roberto Dacosta)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
X-Corporation; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 574
Karma Karma (Xi'an Coy Manh)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT
The 198; X-Men...  Marvel 260
Armor Armor (Hisako Ichiki)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  X-Men; Xavier Institute...  Marvel 132
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
The Avengers; Dark Avengers Marvel 260
Elixir Elixir (Josh Foley)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S anti-mutant (former)
X-Force; Xavier Institute: New Mutants squad... 
[discovered powers while trying to join anti-mutant Reavers]
Marvel 118
Surge Surge (Nori Ashida)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Asian; Xavier Institute: New Mutants squad...  Marvel 151
Rockslide Rockslide (Santo Vaccarro)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Young X-Men; New X-Men...  Marvel 82
Mercury Mercury (Cessily Kincaid)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Xavier Institute: Hellions squad; New X-Men...  Marvel 121
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly
non-religious
Xavier Institute: Gambit's squad; X-Men...  Marvel 451
Stepford Cuckoos Stepford Cuckoos (Celeste, Esme, Mindee, Phoebe, Sophie)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Weapon Plus; X-Men...  Marvel 147
X-Treme X-Treme (Adam Neramani)
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Shi'ar religion
Shi'ar; human
[half brother of Cyclops and Havok?]
Marvel 11
Gentle Gentle (Nezhno Abidemi)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S African primal-indigenous
religion: Wakandan Black
Panther Cult
Xavier Institute; black
[member of Storm's squad]
Marvel 42
Trance Trance (Hope Abbott)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Xavier Institute: Paragons squad Marvel 50
Loa Loa (Alani Ryan)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Polynesian traditional
religion
Polynesian; Alpha Squadron Marvel 50
Nekra Nekra (Nekra Sinclair)
(1-panel cameo)
villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S former priestess of Black
Spectre; Kali
worshipper/Thugee; Dry Academy
black; Black Spectre...  Marvel 49
Sadie Sinclair Sadie Sinclair
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
  [San Francisco mayor who invited X-Men to live there] Marvel 3
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Genoshan Excalibur; X-Men (founder)...  Marvel 4,999
God Jehovah
(mentioned)
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Biosentinels
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: I anti-mutant
[Foe of: Dark X-Men. humans mutated into purely mechanical soldiers] Marvel 2