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The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #136 (Aug. 1980):
“Child of Light and Darkness!”
by John Byrne, Chris Claremont, Terry Austin

The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #136

Title: “Child of Light and Darkness!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 1980

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: John Byrne, Chris Claremont
Art by: John Byrne, Terry Austin


32 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.
Phoenix Dark Phoenix (Jean Grey)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Dark Phoenix
(lead character)
villain hero
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
The Hellfire Club; X-Men Marvel 129
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
Morlocks (leader); The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,068
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,345
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,122
Sara Bailey Sara Bailey
(pg. 7-8, 14-15)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
[Jean Grey's older sister] Marvel 7
Elaine Grey Elaine Grey
(pg. 7-8, 14-15)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[mother of Jean Grey (Phoenix)] Marvel 29
John Grey John Grey
(pg. 6-8, 14-15)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
[Jean Grey's father] Marvel 44
Shi'ar Grand Council
(6-panel cameo, pg. 2-3)
supporting character group
CBR Scale: D alien
[cabinet minister] Marvel 2
Lilandra Neramani Lilandra Neramani
(4-panel cameo, pg. 2-3)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
Starjammers
[Majestrix (empress) of the Shi'ar Emperium]
Marvel 170
Shi'ar Shi'ar
(4-panel cameo, pg. 2-3)
supporting character group
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
[alien race] Marvel 106
Tuoks'enhaamin
(4-panel cameo, pg. 2-3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: D alien
[presented Dark Phoenix info to Shi'ar Grand Council] Marvel 1
Edwin Jarvis Edwin Jarvis
(3-panel cameo, pg. 3, panels 4-6)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Anglican
The Avengers (staff) Marvel 669
Araki Araki
(3-panel cameo, pg. 2-3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
[former Shi'ar Lord Chamberlain, Grand Vizier] Marvel 66
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 17, panels 1, 3)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Gladiator Gladiator (Kallark)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 2-3)
hero
  Imperial Guard Marvel 166
Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter
(1-panel cameo, pg. 3, panel 5)
supporting character hero real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Baptist (former Southern
Baptist)
X Presidents Marvel DC, etc. 219
Joel
(1-panel cameo, pg. 3, panel 5)
supporting character
  [informed Pres. Carter of Dark Phoenix threat] Marvel 1
Dr. Peter Corbeau Dr. Peter Corbeau
(mentioned in text & seen in picture, pg. 3, panel 5)
supporting character scientist
  [Starcorps/Starcore] Marvel 29
Captain Juber
(behind the scenes, pg. 2, panel 4) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
Shi'ar
[captain of battle cruiser destroyed by Dark Phoenix]
Marvel 1
Eluke
(behind the scenes, pg. 2, panel 4) 
supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
Shi'ar
[science officer on battle cruiser destroyed by Dark Phoenix]
Marvel 1
Galactus Galactus (Galan)
(mentioned, pg. 2, panel 2) 
villain
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
Shatter-Box Gailyn Bailey
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 4) 
villain
  Lost Boys (and Girls)
[Jean Grey's neice]
Marvel 3
Shatter-Box Joey Bailey
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 4) 
villain
  Lost Boys (and Girls)
[Jean Grey's nephew]
Marvel 3
Emperor D'Ken Emperor D'Ken
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 1) 
villain
CBR Scale: R Shi'ar religion
[brother of Lilandra, Deathbird] Marvel 84
The Avengers The Avengers
(mentioned, pg. 3, panels 3-6) 
hero group
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 100
The Wicked Witch of the West The Wicked Witch of the West
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 6) 
villain
CBR Scale: D witch
[ruler of the Winkies] George M. Hill Company 68
D'Bari D'Bari
(mentioned, pg. 2, panels 3-4) 
supporting character group
CBR Scale: S D'Bari religion
[green-skinned; planet destroyed by Dark Phoenix] Marvel 12