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X-Factor (vol. 1) #78 (May 1992):
“Playing with Fire”
by Peter David, Larry Stroman, Brandon Peterson, Al Milgrom

X-Factor (vol. 1) #78

Title: “Playing with Fire”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1992

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Peter David
Art by: Larry Stroman, Brandon Peterson, Al Milgrom


21 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.
Quicksilver Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sometimes mutant supremacist
The Avengers; X-Factor...  Marvel 944
Wolfsbane Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair) hero
CBR Scale: M Presbyterian
X-Factor; The New Mutants...  Marvel 576
Havok Havok (Alex Summers) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Magistrates; X-Men... 
[Cyclops' brother]
Marvel 592
Multiple Man Multiple Man (Jamie Madrox) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian; Buddhist
X-Factor; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 257
Strong Guy Strong Guy (Guido Carosella) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
X-Factor; X-Ternals Marvel 233
Valerie Cooper Valerie Cooper supporting character
  Sentinel Squad O.N.E. (leader); Commission on Superhuman Activities...  Marvel 253
Polaris Polaris (Lorna Dane) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
X-Men; X-Factor... 
[studied geophysics in college]
Marvel 464
Mister Sinister Mister Sinister (Nathaniel Essex) villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Social Darwinist
Weapon X; The Marauders...  Marvel 255
Tempo Tempo (Heather Tucker) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
The Marauders; The Acolytes...  Marvel 43
Stryfe Stryfe (Nathan Summers (clone) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 111
Forearm Forearm (Michael McCain) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 40
Reaper Reaper (Pantu Hurageb) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
The Exiles; Weapon X...  Marvel 59
Wildside Wildside (Richard Gill) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Weapon X; Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 36
Slab Slab (Christopher Anderson) villain
CBR Scale: M mutant supremacist
Mutant Liberation Front; Nasty Boys
[Thumbelina's brother]
Marvel 17
Hairbag Hairbag (Michael Suggs) villain
CBR Scale: U mutant supremacist
Nasty Boys Marvel 15
Vicky Wang supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [public defender for Nasty Boys; friend of Val Cooper] Marvel 2
Dr. Tucker supporting character scientist
 prob. indeterminate  [scientist] Marvel 2
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Strobe Strobe
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 12
Zero Zero (ADAM unit Zero)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 51