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:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Angel Archangel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 1,741
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
White Queen Black Queen (Emma Frost) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
Academy of Tomorrow; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 3,409
Cloak Cloak (Tyrone Johnson) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
black; Dark X-Men
[partner of Dagger]
Marvel 216
Dagger Dagger (Tandy Bowen) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Dark X-Men; League of Losers... 
[partner of Cloak]
Marvel 219
Norman Osborn Norman Osborn villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Cabal of Scrier (leader); Dark Avengers (leader)...  Marvel 417
Daken Wolverine (Daken Akihiro) villain
CBR Scale: S Shinto (raised); later "non-religious"
Asian; Dark Avengers... 
[son of Wolverine]
Marvel 72
H.A.M.M.E.R. H.A.M.M.E.R. supporting character group
  [government agency] Marvel 207
X-23 X-23 (Laura Kinney) hero
CBR Scale: I religiously untrained
League of Losers; New X-Men...  Marvel 190
Domino Domino (Neena Thurman) hero
CBR Scale: S Armajesuits (born into); Catholic (raised)
Cable's Underground; Six Pack... 
[Domino's mother leads the Armajesuits sect]
Marvel 314
Warpath Warpath (James Proudstar) hero
CBR Scale: S Native American spirituality
Apache; Hellions...  Marvel 340
Mimic Mimic (Calvin Rankin) villain hero
  Brotherhood of Mutants; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 169
Dark Beast Dark Beast (Henry McCoy) villain scientist
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; Dark Descendants... 
[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)
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)
Excalibur; Neyaphem...  Marvel 4,345
Box Madison Jeffries
(7-panel cameo)
  Alpha Flight; Gamma Flight...  Marvel 74
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(6-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Magik Magik (Illyana Rasputin)
(6-panel cameo)
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
Dark Avengers; Olympian... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
Moonstone Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen)
(6-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
Dark Avengers; Femizons...  Marvel 235
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
(5-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
Psylocke Psylocke (Betsy Braddock)
(5-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: I Anglican
Asian; Excalibur...  Marvel UK Marvel 772
The Scorpion Spider-Man (Mac Gargan)
(4-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Dark Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 315
Northstar Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)
(4-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT; Quebecois separatist terrorist (former)
Academy of Tomorrow; Alpha Flight... 
Marvel 284
Pixie Pixie (Megan Gwynn)
(4-panel cameo)
  X-Men; Xavier Institute: Paragons squad Marvel 50
Doctor Nemesis Doctor Nemesis (Dr. James Bradley)
(4-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: D Nazi
Battle-Axis (leader); X-Club Ace Magazines Marvel 21
Simon Trask Simon Trask
(4-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant: Humanity Now
Humanity's Last Stand
[brother of Sentinel inventor Bolivar Trask]
Marvel 15
Mirage Mirage (Danielle Moonstar)
(3-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: M Native American religion (Cheyenne) / Teutonic paganism
Mutant Liberation Front; Native American...  Marvel 470
Boom Boom Boom Boom (Tabitha Smith)
(3-panel cameo)
  Cable's Underground; Fallen Angels...  Marvel 314
Dazzler Dazzler (Alison Blaire)
(3-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: M singing
Academy of Tomorrow; Excalibur...  Marvel 447
Anole Anole (Victor Borkowski)
(3-panel cameo)
Alpha Squadron; Young X-Men 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)
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 1,752
Magma Magma (Amara Aquilla)
(2-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Hellions; New Hellions...  Marvel 269
Dust Dust (Sooraya Qadir)
(2-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: M Sunni Muslim
Arab; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 102
Greymalkin Greymalkin (Jonas Greymalkin)
(2-panel cameo)
Young X-Men
[ancestor of Charles Xavier]
Marvel 37
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Mindee Cuckoo)
(2-panel cameo)
  Weapon Plus; Xavier Institute: Corsairs squad Marvel 156
Dr. Kavita Rao Dr. Kavita Rao
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: I Hindu
South Asian; X-Club
[developed "cure": medical means to neutralize mutant powers]
Marvel 62
Onyxx Onyxx (Sidney Green)
(2-panel cameo)
  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)
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Academy of Tomorrow; black...  Marvel 574
Karma Karma (Xi'an Coy Manh)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT
Academy of Tomorrow; Asian...  Marvel 260
Armor Armor (Hisako Ichiki)
(1-panel cameo)
  Asian; X-Men...  Marvel 132
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
Dark Avengers; The Avengers Marvel 260
Elixir Elixir (Josh Foley)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S anti-mutant (former)
The Reavers; X-Force... 
[discovered powers while trying to join anti-mutant Reavers]
Marvel 118
Surge Surge (Nori Ashida)
(1-panel cameo)
  Asian; New X-Men...  Marvel 151
Rockslide Rockslide (Santo Vaccarro)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Hispanic; New X-Men...  Marvel 82
Mercury Mercury (Cessily Kincaid)
(1-panel cameo)
  New X-Men; X-Men...  Marvel 121
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly non-religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 451
Stepford Cuckoos Stepford Cuckoos (Celeste, Esme, Mindee, Phoebe, Sophie)
(1-panel cameo)
  Weapon Plus; X-Men (future)...  Marvel 147
X-Treme X-Treme (Adam Neramani)
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Shi'ar religion
human; Shi'ar
[half brother of Cyclops and Havok?]
Marvel 11
Gentle Gentle (Nezhno Abidemi)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S African primal-indigenous
religion: Wakandan Black
Panther Cult
black; Xavier Institute
[member of Storm's squad]
Marvel 42
Trance Trance (Hope Abbott)
(1-panel cameo)
  Xavier Institute: Paragons squad Marvel 50
Loa Loa (Alani Ryan)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Polynesian traditional
Alpha Squadron; Polynesian 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 Spectre; black...  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
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
God Jehovah
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Biosentinels Biosentinels
villain group
CBR Scale: I anti-mutant
[humans mutated into purely mechanical soldiers] Marvel 2