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Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1 (Nov. 2009):
“Shock and Awe: Chapter 1: The White Knight”
by Gregg Hurwitz, Jerome Opeña

Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1

Title: “Shock and Awe: Chapter 1: The White Knight”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Gregg Hurwitz
Art by: Jerome Opeña


27 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.
Moon Knight Moon Knight (Marc Spector)
(lead character)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion (raised Jewish)
United States Marine Corps; The Avengers...  Marvel 423
Norman Osborn Iron Patriot (Norman Osborn) villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
H.A.M.M.E.R. (leader); The Thunderbolts (leader)...  Marvel 417
Obama Gang villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
[gang of violent bank robbers wearing Barak Obama masks] Marvel 1
Khonshu Khonshu
(5-panel cameo)
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Egyptian deity
[Moon Knight's patron; god of moon and vengeance] Marvel 32
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds)
(4-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
The Avengers; Dark Avengers Marvel 260
Marlene Alraune Marlene Alraune
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
  [longtime girlfriend of Moon Knight; taught art history] Marvel 98
Samuels
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
  [butler] Marvel 7
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(1-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Bushman Bushman (Raoul Bushman)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
  [led mercenary/terrorist group; Burunda's ex-president] Marvel 3
Rachel Maddow Rachel Maddow
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M LGBT
[radio host; TV host] Marvel 495
Ares Ares
(photo/video (2 panels))
villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
The Avengers; Dark Avengers... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
The Scorpion Spider-Man (Mac Gargan)
(photo/video (2 panels))
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 315
John Lennon John Lennon
(photo/video (2 panels))
supporting character lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic/Anglican; Transcendental Meditation
The Beatles Dell 320
Moonstone Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen)
(photo/picture/video)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 235
Bullseye Hawkeye (Benjamin Poindexter)
(photo/picture/video)
villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
The Thunderbolts; Dark Avengers
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Daken Wolverine (Daken Akihiro)
(photo/picture/video)
villain
CBR Scale: S Shinto (raised); later "non-religious"
Dark X-Men; Dark Avengers... 
[son of Wolverine]
Marvel 72
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Noh-Varr)
(photo/picture/video)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Kree religion (former
missionary)
Kree; Dark Avengers
[was operative of 18th Kree Diplomatic Gestalt]
Marvel 100
Barack Obama Barack Obama
(someone disguised or dressed as)
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S United Church of Christ (formerly Trinity UCC); eclectic upbringing (incl. Muslim/atheist/Marxist/Catholic/United Church of Christ)
[politician; attorney...] IDW Publishing Marvel, etc. 352
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(art)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Ray Landers Ray Landers
(voice only)
supporting character
  [Moon Knight helper] Marvel 6
Sean Hannity Sean Hannity
(voice only)
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[radio host; TV host...] Marvel 815
Fiddler on the Roof Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye)
(name seen in illustration (or on screen))
lead character
CBR Scale: D Orthodox Judaism
[milkman] United Artists 2
Crom Crom
(name seen in illustration (or on screen))
deity
CBR Scale: D Cimmerian deity
[god of death and eternity] Marvel 8
H.A.M.M.E.R. H.A.M.M.E.R.
(mentioned)
supporting character group
  [government agency] Marvel 207