X-Factor (vol. 1) #137 (Sep. 1997):
“It Was a Dark & Stormy Night”
by Howard Mackie, Andy Smith, Art Thibert, Sean Parsons

X-Factor (vol. 1) #137

Title: “It Was a Dark & Stormy Night”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1997

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Howard Mackie
Art by: Andy Smith, Art Thibert, Sean Parsons

17 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Havok Havok (Alex Summers) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants... 
[Cyclops' brother]
Marvel 592
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
Fatale Fatale (Pamela Greenwood) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
black; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 38
Major Edmond Atkinson supporting character
  [major; Valerie Cooper's ex-husband; led Task Force 12] Marvel 4
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
Carol supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [nurse] Marvel 1
Tony supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [on staff in hospital where X-Factor was treated] Marvel 1
Stone supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[one of the Hounds; betrayed programming, saved mutant] Marvel 2
Shard Shard (Shard Bishop)
  black; X-Factor...  Marvel 58