The Champions (vol. 1) #14 (July 1977):
“The Creature Called... Swarm!”
by John Byrne, Bill Mantlo, Mike Esposito

The Champions (vol. 1) #14

Title: “The Creature Called... Swarm!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 1977

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: John Byrne, Bill Mantlo
Art by: John Byrne, Mike Esposito

11 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 1,741
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
Lady Liberators; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,789
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
Heroes for Hire; Olympian...  DC Marvel 1,029
Darkstar Darkstar (Laynia Petrovna) hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member; Christian (denomination unknown)
Exiles (Russian); Republican Guard...  Marvel 116
Ghost Rider Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze) hero
CBR Scale: U Baptist (nominal); eclectic
Midnight Sons Marvel 306
Swarm Swarm (Fritz von Meyer) villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Nazi
[scientist] Marvel 48
Ivan Petrovich Ivan Petrovich supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: S Communist
[father of Crimson Dynamo (Yuri)] Marvel 39
Rampage Rampage (Stuart Clarke)
supporting character villain
  The Recession Raiders (leader)
[driven to crime by terrible state of U.S. economy]
Marvel 70
Frankie supporting character
  [1st app: The Champions (vol. 1) #14 (July 1977)] Marvel 1
Interpol Interpol supporting character group real/historical person
  [police force] Marvel DC 12