New Thunderbolts #3 (Feb. 2005):
“Heavy Burdens”
by Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza, Tom Grummett, Gary Erskine

New Thunderbolts #3

Title: “Heavy Burdens”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 2005

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Art by: Tom Grummett, Gary Erskine

28 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
HYDRA villain group
[largest worldwide subversive organization] Marvel 283
Atlanteans Atlanteans supporting character group
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
[hidden race] Marvel DC 165
Atlas Atlas (Erik Josten) villain hero
  Emissaries of Evil (Egghead); Initiative...  Marvel 197
MACH-IV MACH-IV (Abner Jenkins) villain hero
  black; Initiative...  Marvel 152
Songbird Songbird (Melissa Joan Gold) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Femizons; Grapplers...  Marvel 229
Blizzard Blizzard (Donny Gill) villain hero
  Initiative; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 99
Photon Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell) hero
CBR Scale: I Titanian Eternals religion
Kree; The Thunderbolts Marvel 158
Joystick Joystick (Janice Olivia Yanizeski) villain hero
  The Masters of Evil; The Thunderbolts Marvel 45
Speed Demon Speed Demon (James Saunders) villain
  Hood's Army; Sinister Syndicate...  Marvel 86
Radioactive Man Radioactive Man (Dr. Chen Lu) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Communist Buddhist
Asian; People's Defense Force...  Marvel 187
Swordsman Swordsman (Andreas von Strucker) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Nazi / white supremacist
Initiative; The Assembly of Evil...  Marvel 128
Baron Strucker Baron Strucker (Wolfgang von Strucker) villain
CBR Scale: M Nazi; HYDRA (founder)
Blitzkrieg Squad (founder); HYDRA (leader) Marvel 130
Tamara Rahn Tamara Rahn hero
CBR Scale: I alien
Banari Marvel 10
Bloodtide villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 7
Llyron Llyron (Llyron Mackenzie) villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 21
Nagala villain
CBR Scale: D Lemurian sorceress;
Deep Six Marvel 7
Dragonrider Dragonrider villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 9
Manowar villain
CBR Scale: D At'La'Tique
Fathom Five Marvel 6
Sea Leopard Sea Leopard villain
CBR Scale: M At'La'Tique
Ancients; Fathom Five Marvel 6
Marcus Stone Marcus Stone hero
  Code: Blue (leader) Marvel 54
Commander Herzog villain
HYDRA Marvel 1
Numara D'athahr villain
CBR Scale: D At'La'Tique
[possibly the founder of At'la'tique]
Marvel 1
Hilary supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [Baron Strucker's secretary at Merovech] Marvel 1
Overmind (Grom)
(behind the scenes)
villain hero
  The Defenders; Thunderbolts Army Marvel 41
Shakkoth Shakkoth
(behind the scenes)
supporting character villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion;
[High Priest of the Temple of Neptune] Marvel 9