X-Factor (vol. 3) #48 (Nov. 2009):
“The Cortex Equation”
by Peter David, Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson

X-Factor (vol. 3) #48

Title: “The Cortex Equation”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Peter David
Art by: Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson

25 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
Doctor Doom Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom) villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Gypsy/Roma; magic/mysticism
Fearsome Four; The Cabal Marvel 1,176
M M (Monet St. Croix) hero
CBR Scale: S Muslim
black; Generation X...  Marvel 205
Multiple Man Multiple Man (Jamie Madrox) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian; Buddhist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Fallen Angels...  Marvel 257
Siryn Siryn (Theresa Cassidy) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Fallen Angels; X-Corporation...  Marvel 162
Layla Miller Layla Miller hero
CBR Scale: U Objectivist
Summers Rebellion; X-Factor Investigations Marvel 67
Cortex villain
  [1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #45 (Aug. 2009)] Marvel 3
Longshot Longshot
(cover & 1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Mojoworld television worship
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; The Exiles...  Marvel 204
Lenore Wilkinson Lenore Wilkinson
(8-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [former mutant asked X-Factor's help about being followed] Marvel 8
Anthony Falcone Anthony Falcone
(7-panel cameo)
villain scientist
  [President's science advisor 80 years in future] Marvel 2
(7-panel cameo)
supporting character
  [chauffeur] Marvel 1
Sentinels Sentinels
(5-panel cameo)
villain group
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robots
[1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965)] Marvel 245
Damian Tryp Damian Tryp
(5-panel cameo)
  [1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #2 (Feb. 2006)] Marvel 9
Ruby Summers Ruby Summers
(5-panel cameo)
supporting character
  Summers Rebellion
[future daughter of Cyclops and Emma Frost]
Marvel 3
Darwin Darwin (Armando Munoz)
(4-panel cameo)
  Hispanic; X-Factor Investigations...  Marvel 52
Trevor Fitzroy Trevor Fitzroy
(3-panel cameo)
  Summers Rebellion; The Hellfire Club...  Marvel 61
Strong Guy Strong Guy (Guido Carosella)
(2-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
X-Factor; X-Ternals Marvel 233
Hecat'e Hecat'e
(2-panel cameo)
  Xavier's Security Enforcers (leader) Marvel 5
Rictor Rictor (Julio Esteban Richter)
(1-panel cameo)
Hispanic; The New Mutants...  Marvel 211
Shatterstar Shatterstar (Gaveedra-Seven)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Mojoworld televised combat
The New Mutants; X-Force Marvel 173
Banshee Banshee (Sean Cassidy)
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Factor Three; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 1,340
Mrs. Wilkinson
supporting character
 indeterminate  [mother of de-powered mutant Lenore Wilkinson] Marvel 2
Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Hindu; strongly influnced by Jainism
[politician; attorney] Marvel 135
Joan of Arc Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc)
hero real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[1st app: Joan of Arc (1900)] Marvel 135
John Maddox John Maddox
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Episcopalian priest
[now-independent duplicate of Jamie Madrox] Marvel 3