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Thunderbolts (vol. 1) #100 (May 2006):
“The Origin of the Thunderbolts!”
by Kurt Busiek, Mark Bagley, Bob McLeod, Tom Grummett, etc.

Thunderbolts (vol. 1) #100

Title: “The Origin of the Thunderbolts!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 2006

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Kurt Busiek

Art by: Mark Bagley, Bob McLeod, Tom Grummett, Ron Randall, Gene Colan, Darick Robertson, George Pérez, Chris Marrinan, Al Milgrom, Will Blyberg, Scott Koblish, James Sanders III, Tom Palmer, Bruce D. Patterson, Karl Kesel, Andrew Pepoy

Number of Pages: 38


30 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.
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
Moonstone Meteorite (Karla Sofen) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
The Masters of Evil; Femizons...  Marvel 235
Citizen V Citizen V (Helmut Zemo) villain hero
  The Masters of Evil; Thunderbolts (Counter-Earth)...  Marvel 142
Atlas Atlas (Erik Josten) villain hero
  The Masters of Evil; The Defenders...  Marvel 197
MACH-IV MACH-IV (Abner Jenkins) villain hero
  The Masters of Evil; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 152
Songbird Songbird (Melissa Joan Gold) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Masters of Evil; Femizons...  Marvel 229
Techno Techno (Norbert Ebersol) villain hero
  HYDRA; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 136
Speed Demon Speed Demon (James Saunders) villain
  Hood's Army; Squadron Sinister...  Marvel 86
Radioactive Man Radioactive Man (Dr. Chen Lu) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Communist Buddhist
The Masters of Evil; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 187
Orka Orka villain hero
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Heroes for Hire; Deep Six...  Marvel 62
Hydro-Man Hydro-Man (Morrie Bench) villain
  Sinister Syndicate; Sinister Twelve Marvel 84
Armadillo Armadillo (Antonio Rodriguez) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Hood's Army; The Rangers...  Marvel 52
Wizard Wizard (Bentley Wittman) villain
  The Frightful Four (founder); Hood's Army...  Marvel 202
Angar the Screamer Angar the Screamer (David Alan Angar) villain
CBR Scale: D Hippie
Redeemers
[activist; singer]
Marvel 42
Vector Vector (Simon Utrecht) villain
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 61
Ironclad Ironclad (Mike Steel) villain hero
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 33
X-Ray X-Ray (Jimmy Darnell) villain hero
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 59
Vapor Vapor (Ann Darnell) villain
  Thunderbolts Army; Femizons...  Marvel 57
Mandrill Mandrill (Jerome Beechman) villain
  Black Spectre (leader); Hood's Army...  Marvel 61
Kaine villain hero
  [murderer; unstable clone of Peter Parker] Marvel 90
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel 1,864
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(cameo)
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
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist (lapsed)
The Avengers; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
Vision Vision
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; Guardians of the Galaxy...  Marvel 1,393
Onslaught Onslaught
(cameo)
villain
  [dark side of Xavier and Magneto] Marvel 56
Madcap Madcap
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S Protestant (devout)
[student; philosopher...] Marvel 19

"The Origin of the Thunderbolts!" story in Thunderbolts #100 (May 2006) collects the 8-chapter story originally published in Thunderbolts Annual '97, presenting it as a single story.