Avengers: The Initiative #1 (June 2007):
“Happy Accidents”
by Dan Slott, Stefano Caselli

Avengers: The Initiative #1

Title: “Happy Accidents”

Medium: comic

Cover date: June 2007

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Dan Slott
Art by: Stefano Caselli

37 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Giant-Man Yellowjacket (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,543
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
Force Works; Galactic Guardians...  Marvel 788
Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Operation: Lightning Storm (leader); Starjammers...  Marvel 784
War Machine War Machine (Jim Rhodes) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Force Works...  Marvel 389
Ares Ares villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
Dark Avengers; Olympian... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Bengal Bengal (Duc No Tranh) villain hero
CBR Scale: S vengeance
Asian; Shadow Initiative...  Marvel 30
Komodo Komodo (Melati Kusuma) hero
  Asian; Initiative...  Marvel 38
Justice Justice (Vance Astrovik) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish (half)
Counter Force; Initiative: Camp Hammond (staff)...  Marvel 291
Rage Rage (Elvin Daryl Haliday) hero
CBR Scale: S Protestant
black; Counter Force...  Marvel 157
Slapstick Slapstick (Steve Harmon) hero
CBR Scale: M Anarchist
Counter Force; Initiative...  Marvel 24
Cloud 9 Cloud 9 (Abigail Boylen) hero
  Initiative: Freedom Force; Initiative Marvel 34
The Gauntlet The Gauntlet (Sgt. Joseph Green) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
black; Counter Force...  Marvel 48
Baron von Blitzschlag Baron von Blitzschlag (Wener von Blitzschlag) supporting character villain
CBR Scale: M Nazi
Initiative Marvel 35
Hardball Hardball (Roger Brokeridge) hero
  Initiative Marvel 12
Trauma Trauma (Terry Ward) hero
  Shadow Initiative Marvel 24
MVP MVP (Michael van Patrick) hero
  Counter Force; Initiative Marvel 23
Armory Armory (Violet Lightner) hero
  Initiative Marvel 5
Thor Girl Thor Girl (Tarene) hero
CBR Scale: M Norse/Teutonic paganism
[1st app: Thor (vol. 2) #22 (Apr. 2000)] Marvel 43
3-D Man Triathlon (Delroy Garrett Jr.) hero
CBR Scale: M Triune Understanding
black; The Avengers Marvel 101
Henry Peter Gyrich Henry Peter Gyrich supporting character
  Commission on Superhuman Activities; Operation: Zero Tolerance...  Marvel 230
Brian van Patrick supporting character
  [father of MVP and Scarlet Spiders (clones of MVP)] Marvel 8
Ultimo villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Mandarin's Minions
[combat instrument]
Marvel 6
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg-ampersand-Holliway; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 952
Constrictor Constrictor (Frank Payne)
villain hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; Shadow Initiative...  Marvel 124
Ultragirl Ultragirl (Suzy Sherman)
CBR Scale: S Kree savior
Initiative; Kree...  Marvel 40
Debrii Debrii (Deborah Fields)
  black; Counter Force...  Marvel 28
Stature Stature (Cassie Lang)
  A-Next; Mighty Avengers...  Marvel 137
Hulkling Hulkling (Teddy Altman)
  Young Avengers Marvel 123
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond)
  Redeemers (Earth-712); Redeemers...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker)
  Lady Liberators; Legion of Unliving...  Marvel Timely 656
Stingray Stingray (Walter Newell)
  Initiative: Point Men (leader); Initiative...  Marvel 124
Texas Twister Texas Twister (Drew Daniels)
  SHIELD Super-Agents; The Rangers...  Marvel 38
Red Wolf Red Wolf (Will Talltrees)
CBR Scale: M Native American spirituality
Native American; The Rangers Marvel 34
Scorpion Scorpion (Carmilla Black)
  A.I.M.; Renegades (ally)...  Marvel 50
Network Network (Valerie Martin)
  Anti-Registration Underground; Initiative Marvel 9