Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #6 (Oct. 1984):
“A Little Death...”
by Jim Shooter, Mike Zeck, John Beatty

Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #6

Title: “A Little Death...”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 1984

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Jim Shooter
Art by: Mike Zeck, John Beatty

47 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Thor Thor (Donald Blake) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Five; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie) hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
Brotherhood of Mutants; X-Men Marvel 3,526
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
Chain Gang; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg-ampersand-Holliway; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 952
War Machine Iron Man (Jim Rhodes) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Force Works...  Marvel 389
Photon Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau) hero
  black; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr) villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Doctor Doom Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom) villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Gypsy/Roma; magic/mysticism
Fearsome Four; The Cabal Marvel 1,176
Wrecker Wrecker (Dirk Garthwaite) villain
  Hood's Army; Lethal Legion...  Marvel 190
Bulldozer Bulldozer (Henry Camp) villain
  Hood's Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 125
Piledriver Piledriver (Brian Calusky) villain
  Hood's Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 137
Thunderball Thunderball (Eliot Franklin) villain scientist
  black; Hood's Army...  Marvel 151
Doctor Octopus Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius) villain hero scientist
  Sinister Six; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 1,006
The Lizard The Lizard (Dr. Curt Connors) villain scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Sinister Twelve; U.S. Army Marvel 318
Galactus Galactus (Galan) villain
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
Ultron Ultron villain
  Lethal Legion; The Masters of Evil Marvel 459
Absorbing Man Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel) villain
CBR Scale: I temporarily became follower of
The Masters of Evil Marvel 270
Enchantress Enchantress (Amora) villain
CBR Scale: M Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Lady Liberators (founder)...  Marvel 264
Molecule Man Molecule Man (Owen Reece) villain
  [nuclear plant worker] Marvel 76
Klaw Klaw (Ulysses Klaw) villain
  A.I.M.; Fearsome Foursome...  Marvel 151
Titania Titania (Skeeter MacPherran) villain
  Femizons; The Frightful Four...  Marvel 100
Zsaji Zsaji supporting character
CBR Scale: S alien religion
[Colossus fell in love with her on Battleworld] Marvel 9
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(6-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Dazzler Dazzler (Alison Blaire)
(4-panel cameo, pg. 6, panels 1-4)
CBR Scale: M singing
Academy of Tomorrow; Excalibur...  Marvel 447
Volcana Volcana (Marsha Rosenberg)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 8, 10)
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[1st app: Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #3 (July 1984)] Marvel 36
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 12, panel 6)
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Excalibur; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 3,128
Arachne Spider-Woman (Julia Carpenter)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 24, panel 3)
  Force Works; Freedom Force...  Marvel 218
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson
(quoted and cited, pg. 14, panel 1) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jehovah's Witnesses (lapsed)
[known as "King of Pop"] Marvel 413
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(behind the scenes) 
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; Neyaphem...  Marvel 4,345
Kang Kang (Nathaniel Richards)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3)
villain scientist
  Council of Kangs
[born in 31th century]
Marvel 274
The Beyonder The Beyonder
(mentioned, pg. 1, 3, 19)
CBR Scale: I cosmic entity; Inhuman religion
Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation Marvel 100
Terrax the Tamer Terrax the Tamer (Tyros)
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 4) 
  Heralds of Galactus; Lanlaki...  Marvel 115
Fafnir Fafnir
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 2) 
villain deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism (Asgardian); dragon (transformed into)
[evil king of Nastrond] Marvel 13
Albert Einstein Albert Einstein
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 7) 
scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Humanist; Ethical Culture
[1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #269 (May 1982)] Marvel DC 252
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 4) 
supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [hair stylist] Marvel 1
Guccio Gucci Guccio Gucci
(mentioned, pg. 22, panel 2) 
real/historical person
  [founded House of Gucci, known for fine shoes] Marvel 1