The 3-Minute Sketchbook #1 (Oct. 2007)

The 3-Minute Sketchbook #1

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2007

Publisher: Hero Initiative

48 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
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Nick Fury Nick Fury hero
CBR Scale: U secular
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
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
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
Vision Vision hero
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
A-Next; Galactic Guardians...  Marvel 1,393
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Code Red; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,893
Doctor Doom Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom) villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Gypsy/Roma; magic/mysticism
Fearsome Four; The Cabal Marvel 1,176
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
Academy of Tomorrow; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 3,409
Conan the Barbarian Conan the Barbarian hero
CBR Scale: S Cimmerian paganism (esp. the
god Crom)
[barbarian] Clayton Publications Weird Tales, etc. 898
Black Cat Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Heroes for Hire Marvel 374
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond) hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Heroes for Hire; Penance Council...  Marvel Timely 497
Venom Venom (Eddie Brock) villain
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Sinister Six...  Marvel 416
Jewel Jessica Jones hero
  New Avengers (ally) Marvel 139
Shanna the She-Devil Shanna the She-Devil (Shanna O'Hara Plunder) hero
  [1st app: Shanna, the She-Devil (vol. 1) #1 (Dec. 1972)] Marvel 158
Thanos Thanos villain
CBR Scale: M occult; nihilist; worships Death
Eternals of Titan; Infinity Watch Marvel 306
Galactus Galactus (Galan) villain
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
Nocturne Nocturne (T.J. Wagner) hero
  Brotherhood of Mutants; Excalibur...  Marvel 140
Union Jack Union Jack (Joey Chapman) hero
  Knights of Pendragon; The Invaders Marvel 75
Ghost Rider Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze) hero
CBR Scale: U Baptist (nominal); eclectic
Midnight Sons Marvel 306
Grendel Grendel (Hunter Rose) hero
CBR Scale: S Nietzschean Satanist
Mafia Comico Dark Horse 28
Cerebus the Aardvark Cerebus the Aardvark (Cerebus) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Eastern Church of Tarim (pope)
[1st app: Cerebus #1 (Dec. 1977)] Aardvark-Vanaheim 269
Hellboy Hellboy (Anung Un Rama) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
BPRD Dark Horse 123
Deathlok Deathlok (Michael Collins) hero
CBR Scale: U Quaker (lapsed)
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 110
The Savage Dragon The Savage Dragon (Kurr) hero
CBR Scale: S Atheist
Special Operations Strikeforce Megaton Comics 307
Red Sonja Red Sonja (Sonja) hero
CBR Scale: S goddess worship (Scathach)
[] Marvel Dynamite Entertainment 224
Frankenstein's Monster Frankenstein's Monster hero
  First Line; S.H.A.D.E.... 
[Uses name Frankenstein in tribute to his creator.]
Marvel DC 990
Judge Dredd Judge Dredd (Joseph Dredd) hero
CBR Scale: M fascist
[set in 2129 AD] IPC Media 1,946
Death's Head Death's Head (Minion) hero
  A.I.M.; Dark Guard
[organized Merry Men of Lionheart]
Marvel UK 90
Mr. Monster Mr. Monster (Strongfort Stearn) hero
CBR Scale: S occult authority
[1st app: Triumph Comics #31 (June 1946)] Bell Features 34
Aspen Aspen (Aspen Matthews) hero
  Blue Aspen MLT Top Cow 67
Buzzboy (Tommy Paine) hero
  [1st app: Buzzboy #1 (May 1998)] Sky-Dog Press 5
The Shadow The Shadow (Kent Allard) hero
CBR Scale: S Tibetan Buddhism
[] Conde Nast Universal Studios 147
Dreadstar Dreadstar (Vanth Dreadstar) hero
CBR Scale: S Atheist
Dreadstar and Company
[Byfrexian; powered by magical sword]
Marvel Epic 77
Vampirella Vampirella lead character
CBR Scale: D vampire
[1st app: Vampirella #1 (Sep. 1969)] Warren Publishing Harris Publications, etc. 299
Zorro Zorro (Don Diego de la Vega) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[1st app: All-Story Weekly (vol. 100) #2 (6 Aug. 1919)] Frank A. Munsey Co. Zorro Productions, Inc. 461
Abe Sapien Abe Sapien (Langdon Everett Caul) hero
[occult investigator, scientist during Civil War]
Dark Horse Legend 88
Leonardo Leonardo hero
CBR Scale: M Bushido
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mirage Studios 563
Anvil (Johnny Anvil) villain
  [criminal] Marvel 8
Groo the Wanderer Groo the Wanderer hero
CBR Scale: I Gypsy/Roma (raised)
[barbarian; swordsman...] Pacific Eclipse, etc. 165
Nikolai Dante Nikolai Dante hero
  [stories set in 27th C. Russia] Rebellion 2000 AD, etc. 190
Jon Sable Jon Sable hero
  [freelance merc; children's book author] First Comics 97
Carrie Stetko Carrie Stetko hero
  U.S. Marshals
[investigated murders in Antarctica]
Oni Press 13

This publication is classified as issue #1 because the words "Vol. 1" appear on the cover.

Compilation of art from numerous artists. Project created to benefit "comic creators in need." Introduction written by Michael Finn. Afterword written by Jim McLauchlin.