The Spectacular Spider-Man (vol. 2) #8 (Feb. 2004):
“Countdown, Part 3”
by Paul Jenkins, Humberto Ramos, Wayne Faucher

The Spectacular Spider-Man (vol. 2) #8

Title: “Countdown, Part 3”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 2004

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Paul Jenkins
Art by: Humberto Ramos, Wayne Faucher

8 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Sean Coln supporting character based on a real person
CBR Scale: A Jewish Catholic
[based on Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes] Marvel 1
William Gilmour supporting character
  [advisor on international terrorism] Marvel 1
Mr. Hannity supporting character based on a real person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[based on Sean Hannity] Marvel 1
Carl Holzmann supporting character
  [Republican; appeared on news talk show with Reed Richards] Marvel 1
Donald McKinney supporting character
  [Democrat; led Senate Subcommittee on Mutant Rights] Marvel 1
Brent Power supporting character
  [radio host] Marvel 2
Hayyan Zarour supporting character
CBR Scale: U Muslim
[foreign minister] Marvel 5