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Secret Wars II #4 (Oct. 1985):
“Love Is the Answer!”
by Jim Shooter, Al Milgrom, Steve Leialoha, Joe Rubinstein

Secret Wars II #4

Title: “Love Is the Answer!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 1985

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Jim Shooter

Art by: Al Milgrom, Steve Leialoha, Joe Rubinstein


29 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
Dazzler Dazzler (Alison Blaire) hero
CBR Scale: M singing
Academy of Tomorrow; Excalibur...  Marvel 447
Shaman Shaman (Michael Twoyoungmen) hero
CBR Scale: M Native American shamanism
(Sarcee)
Native American; Alpha Flight Marvel 187
Northstar Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT; Quebecois
separatist terrorist (former)
X-Men; Academy of Tomorrow... 
[skier]
Marvel 284
Aurora Aurora (Jeanne-Marie Beaubier) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic nun
Alpha Flight; Weapon X...  Marvel 211
Puck Puck (Eugene Judd) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
Alpha Flight; Beta Flight Marvel 209
Snowbird Snowbird (Narya) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Inuit demi-goddess
Alpha Flight; First Flight Marvel 115
Vindicator Heather Hudson hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Alpha Prime; Alpha Flight Marvel 249
Talisman Talisman (Elizabeth Twoyoungmen) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Native American shamanism
(Sarcee)
Beta Flight; Omega Flight...  Marvel 91
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
Kurse (Algrim) villain
CBR Scale: R Norse/Teutonic paganism
(Asgardian Dark Elf)
[] Marvel 32
Box Box (Roger Bochs) villain hero
  Beta Flight; Alpha Flight...  Marvel 40
Dire Wraiths Dire Wraiths villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 77
Sharon Ing supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [briefly loved by Beyonder] Marvel 1
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
The Order; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 826
ROM ROM
(cameo)
hero
  Spaceknights Hasbro Marvel 98
Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan
(cameo)
supporting character hero real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Presbyterian (raised in
Disciples of Christ)
X Presidents; Reagan's Raiders DC Marvel, etc. 583
Starshine Brandy Clark
(cameo)
hero
  Spaceknights Hasbro Marvel 73
Cindy Adams Cindy Adams
(cameo)
supporting character
  [1st app: Rom #60] Marvel 10
O.Z. Chase O.Z. Chase
(cameo)
supporting character
  [assigned to bring in Dazzler but ended up helping her] Marvel 6
Cerberus
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
wolf; dog
[O.Z. Chase's wolf/dog hybrid; helped in adventure w/Dazzler]
Marvel 6
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(illusion)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Weapon Plus; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
(illusion)
hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal);
atheist
Lady Liberators; The Ultimates...  Marvel 1,339
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman)
(illusion)
hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
Excalibur; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Photon Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau)
(illusion)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Hercules Hercules
(illusion)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
Heroes for Hire; Renegades...  DC Marvel 1,029
Starfox Starfox (Eros)
(illusion)
hero
CBR Scale: R Titanian religion
Eternals of Titan; The Avengers Marvel 207