X-Factor (vol. 1) #28 (May 1988):
by Walt Simonson, Louise Simonson, Bob Wiacek

X-Factor (vol. 1) #28

Title: “Countdown!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1988

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Walt Simonson, Louise Simonson

Art by: Walt Simonson, Bob Wiacek

20 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; X-Men...  Marvel 2,604
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Marvel Girl (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Factor; Metro College...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Defenders; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Archangel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Factor; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,741
Boom Boom Boom Boom (Tabitha Smith) hero
  X-Terminators; The New Mutants...  Marvel 314
Rictor Rictor (Julio Esteban Richter) hero
X-Terminators; X-Corporation...  Marvel 211
Leech Leech (Simon Lee) hero
  Generation X; Daydreamers...  Marvel 134
Artie Maddicks Artie Maddicks hero
  X-Terminators; Daydreamers...  Marvel 96
Firefist Firefist (Rusty Collins) villain hero
CBR Scale: I mutant supremacist; Acolyte
(Magneto worship)
The Acolytes; U.S. Navy...  Marvel 89
Skids Skids (Sally Blevins) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
unknown); mutant supremacist
X-Terminators; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 109
Ship supporting character hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
X-Factor; X-Force
[ancient A.I. created by Celestials]
Marvel 65
Infectia Infectia (Josephine) villain
  [wealthy] Marvel 6
Joe supporting character
  [police] Marvel 1
Anti-Bodies villain
  [humans mutated, controlled by Infectia] Marvel 3
Apocalypse Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur)
CBR Scale: M Clan Akkaba; Transhumanist /
Social Darwinist
Dark Riders (leader); The Alliance of Evil (founder)...  Marvel 315
villain hero
  X-Force; Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 190
supporting character
  [mutated, controlled by Infectia] Marvel 2
supporting character
  [tugboat captain; almost capsized by X-Factor's Ship] Marvel 1
Candy Southern Candy Southern
  The Defenders (leader) Marvel 66