Slapstick #1 (Nov. 1992):
“The Totally Awesome Origin of Slapstick!”
by Len Kaminski, James W. Fry III, Terry Austin

Slapstick #1

Title: “The Totally Awesome Origin of Slapstick!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1992

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Len Kaminski
Art by: James W. Fry III, Terry Austin

21 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Slapstick Slapstick (Steve Harmon)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: M Anarchist
Counter Force; Initiative...  Marvel 24
Mr. Harmon supporting character
  [Slapstick's father] Marvel 2
Mrs. Harmon supporting character
  [Slapstick's mother] Marvel 2
Heather Heather supporting character
  [high school student] Marvel 1
Overkiller Overkiller villain
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant
[mutant hunter] Marvel 2
Mike Peterson supporting character
  [friend of Slapstick] Marvel 9
Don Winston supporting character
  [high school student] Marvel 1
Overlord of Dimension X villain
  [ruler; would-be conqueror] Marvel 1
Evil Clowns of Dimension X villain group
  [1st app: Slapstick #1 (Nov. 1992)] Marvel 1
Scientist Supreme of Dimension X supporting character
CBR Scale: U Scientism
[made Psychoradiatomic Mediocritizer, empowered Slapstick] Marvel 1
Spider-Man Peter Parker
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Code Red; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,893
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd)
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Heralds of Galactus; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 826
Howard the Duck Howard the Duck (Howard T. Duck)
CBR Scale: I Catholic (raised)
Daydreamers; Duckworlder...  Marvel 105
The Watcher The Watcher (Uatu)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S monotheist / Watcher religion,
focusing on non-interference
and observation
The Watchers Marvel 582
The Fantastic Four The Fantastic Four
hero group
  [1st app: The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #1 (Nov. 1961)] Marvel 100
Aunt May Aunt May
(only on cover)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368