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The Avengers (vol. 1) #280 (June 1987):
“Faithful Servant”
by Bob Harras, Bob Hall, Kyle Baker

The Avengers (vol. 1) #280

Title: “Faithful Servant”

Medium: comic

Cover date: June 1987

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Bob Harras
Art by: Bob Hall, Kyle Baker


30 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.
Edwin Jarvis Edwin Jarvis
(lead character)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Anglican
The Avengers (staff) Marvel 669
Iron Man Tony Stark hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
Thor Thor (Donald Blake) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Giant-Man Ant-Man (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,624
Quicksilver Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sometimes mutant supremacist
The Avengers; X-Factor...  Marvel 944
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Avengers; The Great Lakes Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 786
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Vision Vision hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
U.S. Air Force; The Avengers...  Marvel 784
Tigra Tigra (Greer Grant) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S mystically empowered
Cat People; The Avengers...  Marvel 310
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
The Champions; The Avengers...  DC Marvel 1,029
Mockingbird Mockingbird (Bobbi Morse) hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers... 
[was Hawkeye's wife]
Marvel 293
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel Timely 656
Moondragon Moondragon (Heather Douglas) hero clergy/religious leader scientist
CBR Scale: S Titanian priestess
The Avengers; The Defenders... 
[raised by Shao-Lom monks on Titan]
Marvel 335
Ultron Ultron villain
  The Masters of Evil; Lethal Legion Marvel 459
Klaw Klaw (Ulysses Klaw) villain
  A.I.M.; Fearsome Foursome...  Marvel 151
Mantis Mantis (Mandy Celestine) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Priests of Pama (pacifistic
Kree sect); Celestial Madonna
The Avengers; Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel 161
Swordsman Swordsman (Jacques Duquesne) villain hero
  The Avengers; Batroc's Brigade...  Marvel 73
Henry Peter Gyrich Henry Peter Gyrich supporting character
  Commission on Superhuman Activities; Operation: Zero Tolerance...  Marvel 230
Mister Hyde Mister Hyde (Calvin Zabo) villain scientist
  The Masters of Evil; Hood's Army Marvel 143
Whirlwind Whirlwind (David Cannon) villain
  Batroc's Brigade; Thunderbolts Army... 
[ice skating competitor]
Marvel 113
Mrs. Jarvis supporting character
  [mother of Avengers butler Edwin Jarvis] Marvel 11
Winter Soldier Bucky (Bucky Barnes)
(photo/picture/video)
hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 395

This issue features the memories of Avengers butler Edwin Jarvis, as he recovers in a hospital bed after being injured by the Masters of Evil. Aside from Jarvis and Ton Stark (Iron Man), virtually ALL characters who appear in this story appear in flashbacks.