New Thunderbolts #1 (Jan. 2005):
“One Step Forward...”
by Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza, Tom Grummett, Gary Erskine

New Thunderbolts #1

Title: “One Step Forward...”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 2005

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Art by: Tom Grummett, Gary Erskine

19 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
HYDRA villain group
[largest worldwide subversive organization] Marvel 283
Atlanteans Atlanteans supporting character group
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
[hidden race] Marvel DC 165
Atlas Atlas (Erik Josten) villain hero
  Emissaries of Evil (Egghead); Initiative...  Marvel 197
MACH-IV MACH-IV (Abner Jenkins) villain hero
  black; Initiative...  Marvel 152
Songbird Songbird (Melissa Joan Gold) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Femizons; Grapplers...  Marvel 229
Blizzard Blizzard (Donny Gill) villain hero
  Initiative; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 99
Photon Photon (Genis-Vell) hero
CBR Scale: I Titanian Eternals religion
Kree; The Thunderbolts Marvel 158
Baron Strucker Baron Strucker (Wolfgang von Strucker) villain
CBR Scale: M Nazi; HYDRA (founder)
Blitzkrieg Squad (founder); HYDRA (leader) Marvel 130
Purple Man Purple Man (Zebediah Killgrave) villain
  Hood's Army
[led own criminal gang; Purple Girl's father]
Marvel 18
Bloodtide villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 7
Llyron Llyron (Llyron Mackenzie) villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 21
Dragonrider Dragonrider villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 9
Manowar villain
CBR Scale: D At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 6
Sea Leopard Sea Leopard villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Ancients; Fathom Five Marvel 6
Joystick Joystick (Janice Olivia Yanizeski)
(only on cover)
villain hero
  The Masters of Evil; The Thunderbolts Marvel 45
Speed Demon Speed Demon (James Saunders)
(only on cover)
  Hood's Army; Sinister Syndicate...  Marvel 86
Radioactive Man Radioactive Man (Dr. Chen Lu)
(only on cover)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Communist Buddhist
Asian; People's Defense Force...  Marvel 187
Overmind (Grom)
(behind the scenes)
villain hero
  The Defenders; Thunderbolts Army Marvel 41
Shakkoth Shakkoth
(behind the scenes)
supporting character villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion;
[High Priest of the Temple of Neptune] Marvel 9

This publication is also known as: Thunderbolts #82.