X-Factor (vol. 1) #134 (May 1997):
“The Child”
by Howard Mackie, Eric Battle, Art Thibert, Sam Parsons, etc.

X-Factor (vol. 1) #134

Title: “The Child”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1997

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Howard Mackie
Art by: Eric Battle, Art Thibert, Sam Parsons, Hackshack Studios

15 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme) villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly non-religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 451
Strong Guy Strong Guy (Guido Carosella) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
X-Factor; X-Ternals Marvel 233
Valerie Cooper Valerie Cooper supporting character
  Commission on Superhuman Activities; S.T.A.R.S....  Marvel 253
Polaris Polaris (Lorna Dane) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse... 
[studied geophysics in college]
Marvel 464
Sabretooth Sabretooth (Victor Creed) villain hero
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious; future: Evangelical "born-again Christian"
Brotherhood of Mutants; Team X...  Marvel 610
Forge Forge (Jonathon Silvercloud) hero
CBR Scale: M Native American shamanism
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Native American...  Marvel 394
Wild Child Wild Child (Kyle Gibney) villain hero
  Alpha Flight; Gamma Flight...  Marvel 172
Shard Shard (Shard Bishop) hero
  black; X-Factor...  Marvel 58
General Bowser General Bowser supporting character villain
  [was Valerie Cooper's superior and thorn in her side] Marvel 8
Trevor Chase Trevor Chase supporting character
  [young mutant beaten by Friends of Humanity] Marvel 3
Cole Chase supporting character
  [father of young mutant Trevor Chase; killed by Sabretooth] Marvel 4
Justine Chase supporting character
  [father of young mutant Trevor Chase; killed by Sabretooth] Marvel 4
Smith supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [federal agent] Marvel 1
Dr. O'Donnell supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [treated Strong Guy] Marvel 1
Agent Jennings supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [present when Strong Guy woke up from coma in govt. hospital] Marvel 1