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X-Factor (vol. 1) #10 (Nov. 1986):
“Falling Angel!”
by Louise Simonson, Walt Simonson, Bob Wiacek

X-Factor (vol. 1) #10

Title: “Falling Angel!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1986

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Louise Simonson

Art by: Walt Simonson, Bob Wiacek


61 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.
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 2,604
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Marvel Girl (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; The Twelve...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
X-Factor; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Club; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Apocalypse Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) villain
CBR Scale: M Clan Akkaba; Transhumanist /
Social Darwinist
Horsemen of Apocalypse (founder); The Alliance of Evil (founder)...  Marvel 315
Artie Maddicks Artie Maddicks hero
  Daydreamers; Generation X...  Marvel 96
Firefist Firefist (Rusty Collins) villain hero
CBR Scale: I mutant supremacist; Acolyte
(Magneto worship)
The New Mutants; Mutant Liberation Front...  Marvel 89
Sabretooth Sabretooth (Victor Creed) villain hero
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious;
future: Evangelical
"born-again Christian"
X-Men; The Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 610
Vertigo Vertigo villain
  The Marauders; Femizons...  Marvel 82
Scalphunter Scalphunter (John Greycrow) villain
CBR Scale: I Native American
Native American; The Marauders...  Marvel 106
Arclight Arclight (Philippa Sontag) villain
  Femizons; The 198...  Marvel 82
Blockbuster Blockbuster (Michael Baer) villain
  The Marauders Marvel 24
Harpoon Harpoon (Kodiak Noatak) villain
CBR Scale: I Inuit
Native American; The Marauders Marvel 19
Prism Prism (Robbie) villain
  The Marauders Marvel 33
Scrambler Scrambler (Kim Il Sung) villain
  Asian; The Marauders...  Marvel 46
Skids Skids (Sally Blevins) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
unknown); mutant supremacist
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Acolytes...  Marvel 109
Avalanche Avalanche (Dominic Szilard Janos Petros)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Greek Orthodox (raised);
mutant supremacist
X-Corps; Freedom Force...  Marvel 156
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly
non-religious
The Mutant Underground; The Marauders...  Marvel 451
Leech Leech (Simon Lee)
(cameo)
hero
  Morlocks; X-Terminators...  Marvel 134
Caliban
(cameo)
villain hero
  X-Terminators; Morlocks...  Marvel 190
Cameron Hodge Cameron Hodge
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant
The Right (leader); X-Factor (staff) Marvel 71
Candy Southern Candy Southern
(cameo)
hero
  The Defenders (leader) Marvel 66
Blob Blob (Fred J. Dukes)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; X-Corps...  Marvel 403
Pyro Pyro (St. John Allerdyce)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed); mutant
supremacist
Freedom Force; Brotherhood of Mutants Marvel 194
Destiny Destiny (Irene Adler)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Freedom Force; HYDRA...  Marvel 127
Erg Erg (Andreas Konig)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Morlocks; The 198...  Marvel 42
Trish Tilby Trish Tilby
(cameo)
supporting character
  [dated the Beast (Hank McCoy)] Marvel 98
Beautiful Dreamer Beautiful Dreamer
(cameo)
villain
  The 198; Drain Dwellers...  Marvel 19
Ape Ape
(cameo)
villain
  Drain Dwellers; Morlocks Marvel 6
Plague Plague
(cameo)
villain
  Horsemen of Apocalypse; Morlocks Marvel 13
Tar Baby Tar Baby
(cameo)
supporting character villain
  Morlocks; Drain Dwellers
[Foe of: Marauders]
Marvel 4
Zeek Zeek
(cameo)
supporting character
  Morlocks Marvel 1
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(only on cover)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 10,664
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Weapon Plus; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(only on cover)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
X-Saviours; The Order...  Marvel 4,551
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly
secular; sometimes prays;
Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; The Ultimates...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(only on cover)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
The Avengers; Thor Corps...  Marvel 4,362
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
human; The Invaders...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
(only on cover)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,687
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(only on cover)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S humanist; portrayed
alternatively as explicitly
believing in God and as
atheist
Illuminati; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,069
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes
atheist; has practiced
Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Team X; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,615
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
X-Treme Sanctions Executive; X-Saviours...  Marvel 5,068
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(only on cover)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Treme Sanctions Executive; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,345
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Weapon X (Exiles); The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel 3,128
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
The Black Lantern Corps; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 3,526
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half
Jewish; sorceress
A-Next; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,624
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal);
atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
Chain Gang; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 1,515
Vision Vision
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic
(temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 952
Photon Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau)
(only on cover)
hero
  black; The Avengers...  Marvel 256
Ant-Man Ant-Man (Scott Lang)
(only on cover)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S repentant
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 120
Luke Cage Power Man (Luke Cage)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
black; Marvel Knights... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Puck Puck (Eugene Judd)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I religious
Beta Flight; Alpha Flight Marvel 209
Marvel Girl Phoenix (Rachel Grey)
(only on cover)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (born); future
self: founder of Askani
religion
Starjammers; X-Men...  Marvel 358

The cover of this issue features a special border that was used on most every Marvel comic published this month, a border commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Marvel Comics. The border is the same on every comic and features numerous Marvel super-heroes, none of which have anything to do with the internal story (except the title characters, of course). The border features the following characters, starting from the top left, down to the bottom up to the top right: Spider-Man (Peter Parker), the Hulk (Bruce Banner), Iron Man (Tony Stark), Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau), Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange), Namor the Sub-Mariner, Captain America (Steve Rogers), The Wasp (Janet Van Dyne), Ant-Man (Scott Lang), Puck (Eugene Judd), Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde), Rogue, Wolverine (Logan), Colossus (Piotr Rasputin), Storm (Ororo Munroe), Phoenix (Rachel Summers), Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner), Iceman (Bobby Drake), Marvel Girl (Jean Grey), Cyclops (Scott Summers), Angel (Warren Worthington III), the Beast (Hank McCoy), Daredevil (Matt Murdock), the Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff), the Vision, Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Power Man (Luke Cage), the Thing (Ben Grimm), She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters), Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards), Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards), the Human Torch (Johnny Storm), Thor.