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Secret Wars II #1 (July 1985):
“Earthfall!”
by Jim Shooter, Al Milgrom, Steve Leialoha

Secret Wars II #1

Title: “Earthfall!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 1985

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Jim Shooter
Art by: Al Milgrom, Steve Leialoha


45 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.
The Beyonder The Beyonder
(lead character)
villain
CBR Scale: I cosmic entity; Inhuman religion
Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation Marvel 100
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Iron Man Tony Stark hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,345
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,122
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
S.H.I.E.L.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 3,128
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie) hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants Marvel 3,526
Cannonball Cannonball (Sam Guthrie) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 831
Mirage Mirage (Danielle Moonstar) hero
CBR Scale: M Native American religion (Cheyenne) / Teutonic paganism
X-Men; The New Mutants...  Marvel 470
Wolfsbane Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair) hero
CBR Scale: M Presbyterian
X-Factor; The New Mutants...  Marvel 576
Sunspot Sunspot (Roberto Dacosta) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
The Hellfire Club; The Avengers...  Marvel 574
Magik Magik (Illyana Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: S occult/magick; demonolatry; raised Communist
The New Mutants; The Exiles Marvel 450
Warlock Warlock hero
CBR Scale: S Technarchy religion (worships The Maker)
The New Mutants; Excalibur...  Marvel 241
Cypher Cypher (Doug Ramsey) hero based on a real person
CBR Scale: A Latter-day Saint
The New Mutants; Academy of Tomorrow Marvel 113
War Machine Iron Man (Jim Rhodes) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
U.S. Air Force; United States Marine Corps...  Marvel 389
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr) villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Dazzler Dazzler (Alison Blaire) hero
CBR Scale: M singing
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 447
Moira MacTaggert Moira MacTaggert supporting character scientist
  [Charles Xavier's colleague, girlfriend] Marvel 243
Molecule Man Molecule Man (Owen Reece) villain
  [nuclear plant worker] Marvel 76
Volcana Volcana (Marsha Rosenberg) villain
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[1st app: Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #3 (July 1984)] Marvel 36
Lila Cheney Lila Cheney hero
  X-Ternals
[leader of her own rock band]
Marvel 82
Legion Legion (David Haller) villain
CBR Scale: S Jewish; part Muslim
X-Men Marvel 59
Marvel Girl Phoenix (Rachel Grey) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (born); future
self: founder of Askani
religion
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 358
Marian supporting character
  [girlfriend of Thundersword (Stewart Caldwell)] Marvel 1
Thundersword (Stewart Caldwell) villain
CBR Scale: M sought vengeance on agents of
mediocrity
[TV writer; empowered to become his own fictional creation] Marvel 2
Boromir villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
horse
[Thundersword's enchanted winged horse]
Marvel 2
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(cameo)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Avengers; The Great Lakes Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 952
Photon Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau)
(cameo)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Doctor Doom Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom)
(cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Gypsy/Roma; magic/mysticism
Fearsome Four; The Cabal Marvel 1,176
Wrecker Wrecker (Dirk Garthwaite)
(cameo)
villain
  The Masters of Evil; Hood's Army...  Marvel 190
Doctor Octopus Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)
(cameo)
villain hero scientist
  Thunderbolts Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 1,006
The Lizard The Lizard (Dr. Curt Connors)
(cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic
U.S. Army; Sinister Twelve Marvel 318
Ultron Ultron
(cameo)
villain
  The Masters of Evil; Lethal Legion Marvel 459
Absorbing Man Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I temporarily became follower of
Thor
The Masters of Evil Marvel 270
Enchantress Enchantress (Amora)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M Norse/Teutonic deity
(Asgardian)
Asgardian; Lady Liberators (founder)...  Marvel 264
Klaw Klaw (Ulysses Klaw)
(cameo)
villain
  A.I.M.; Fearsome Foursome...  Marvel 151