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:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Moonstone Meteorite (Karla Sofen) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
Femizons; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 235
Citizen V Citizen V (Helmut Zemo) villain hero
  The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 142
Atlas Atlas (Erik Josten) villain hero
  The Thunderbolts; Initiative...  Marvel 197
MACH-IV MACH-IV (Abner Jenkins) villain hero
  Sinister Six; black...  Marvel 152
Songbird Songbird (Melissa Joan Gold) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Grapplers; Femizons...  Marvel 229
Techno Techno (Norbert Ebersol) villain hero
  Initiative; HYDRA...  Marvel 136
Speed Demon Speed Demon (James Saunders) villain
  The Thunderbolts; Hood's Army...  Marvel 86
Radioactive Man Radioactive Man (Dr. Chen Lu) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Communist Buddhist
Titanic Three; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 187
Orka Orka villain hero
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Deep Six; Atlantean...  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; Hispanic...  Marvel 52
Wizard Wizard (Bentley Wittman) villain
  Hood's Army; The Frightful Four (founder)...  Marvel 202
Angar the Screamer Angar the Screamer (David Alan Angar) villain
CBR Scale: D Hippie
[activist; singer]
Marvel 42
Vector Vector (Simon Utrecht) villain
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 61
Ironclad Ironclad (Mike Steel) villain hero
  U-Foes; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 33
X-Ray X-Ray (Jimmy Darnell) villain hero
  U-Foes; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 59
Vapor Vapor (Ann Darnell) villain
  Hood's Army; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 57
Mandrill Mandrill (Jerome Beechman) villain
  Black Spectre (leader); Crossfire's Mind Control Gang...  Marvel 61
Kaine villain hero
  [murderer; unstable clone of Peter Parker] Marvel 90
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; The Avengers...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Secret Defenders; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 4,551
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Dark X-Men; The Cabal...  Marvel 1,864
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Fantastic Four...  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
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson)
CBR Scale: S Baptist (lapsed)
The Avengers; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
Vision Vision
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic
Young Avengers; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,393
Onslaught Onslaught
  [dark side of Xavier and Magneto] Marvel 56
Madcap Madcap
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.