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Secret Wars II #5 (Nov. 1985):
“Despair!”
by Jim Shooter, Al Milgrom, Steve Leialoha, Joe Rubinstein

Secret Wars II #5

Title: “Despair!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1985

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Jim Shooter

Art by: Al Milgrom, Steve Leialoha, Joe Rubinstein


36 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 Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
The Avengers; The Ultimates...  Marvel 4,362
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards) hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,069
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,615
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel 4,345
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 4,122
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
S.H.I.E.L.D.; Excalibur...  Marvel 3,128
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie) hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
Brotherhood of Mutants; X-Men...  Marvel 3,526
Cannonball Cannonball (Sam Guthrie) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; X-Force...  Marvel 831
Wolfsbane Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair) hero
CBR Scale: M Presbyterian
Excalibur; X-Force...  Marvel 576
Sunspot Sunspot (Roberto Dacosta) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Hellfire Club; The Avengers...  Marvel 574
Warlock Warlock hero
CBR Scale: S Technarchy religion (worships The Maker)
Excalibur; The New Mutants...  Marvel 241
Boom Boom Time Bomb (Tabitha Smith) hero
  X-Force; X-Men...  Marvel 314
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
unknown)
Chain Gang; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
The Avengers; Guardians of the Galaxy...  Marvel 788
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Excalibur...  Marvel 430
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
Lady Liberators (leader); The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 952
Tigra Tigra (Greer Grant) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S mystically empowered
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 310
Photon Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau) hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
The Avengers; The Champions...  DC Marvel 1,029
Mockingbird Mockingbird (Bobbi Morse) hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers... 
[was Hawkeye's wife]
Marvel 293
Dazzler Dazzler (Alison Blaire) hero
CBR Scale: M singing
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel 447
Marvel Girl Phoenix (Rachel Grey) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (born); future
self: founder of Askani
religion
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel 358
Starfox Starfox (Eros) hero
CBR Scale: R Titanian religion
The Avengers; Eternals of Titan Marvel 207
Kurse (Algrim) villain
CBR Scale: R Norse/Teutonic paganism (Asgardian Dark Elf)
[] Marvel 32
Eson the Searcher Eson the Searcher supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
Celestial
[seeker, quester]
Marvel 10
Gammenon the Gatherer Gammenon the Gatherer supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
Celestial
[data collector; gatherer of specimens]
Marvel 9
Nezarr the Calculator Nezarr the Calculator supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
Celestial Marvel 13
Marty Louis Smith
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Triune Understanding
(Scientology)
[father of Tabitha Smith, a.k.a. Meltdown]   6
Mandy Smith
(cameo)
supporting character
  [mother of Meltdown (Tabitha Smith)]   2