The Avengers (vol. 1) #178 (Late Oct. 1992):
“The Martyr Perplex!”
by Steve Gerber, Carmine Infantino, Rudy Nebres

The Avengers (vol. 1) #178

Title: “The Martyr Perplex!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Late Oct. 1992

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Gerber
Art by: Carmine Infantino, Rudy Nebres

15 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
Force Works; Galactic Guardians...  Marvel 788
Edwin Jarvis Edwin Jarvis supporting character
CBR Scale: U Anglican
The Avengers (staff) Marvel 669
Messianic figure supporting character
CBR Scale: D Judeo-Christian
[1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #178 (Late Oct. 1992)] Marvel 1
The Manipulator villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[made by Machinesmith; believed itself human] Marvel 7
Winnie villain
  [manipulated Beast for Manipulator] Marvel 1
Agent Marsden supporting character
  FBI Marvel 1
Agent Stern supporting character villain
  FBI Marvel 1
Perry supporting character
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #178 (Late Oct. 1992)] Marvel 1
Gottlieb villain
  [crimelord] Marvel 1
Jackson villain
  [crimelord] Marvel 1
The Beatles The Beatles
(quoted and cited) 
group real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Transcendental Meditation
[musical group] Associated Television 114
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999