X-Factor (vol. 1) #136 (Aug. 1997):
“Nothing Lasts Forever”
by Howard Mackie, Jeff Matsuda, Art Thibert, Sean Parsons

X-Factor (vol. 1) #136

Title: “Nothing Lasts Forever”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 1997

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Howard Mackie
Art by: Jeff Matsuda, Art Thibert, Sean Parsons

12 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
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
Gray supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [warned Valerie Cooper that X-Factor was in danger] Marvel 1
Captain Harlan Robins supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [1st app: X-Factor (vol. 1) #136 (Aug. 1997)] Marvel 1
General Perkins villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant
Operation: Zero Tolerance Marvel 1
Aurora Aurora (Jeanne-Marie Beaubier)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic nun
Alpha Flight; Weapon X...  Marvel 211