Venom (vol. 2) #23 (Oct. 2012):
“Monsters of Evil: Part 1”
by Cullen Bunn, Thony Silas, Nelson DeCastro

Venom (vol. 2) #23

Title: “Monsters of Evil: Part 1”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2012

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Cullen Bunn
Art by: Thony Silas, Nelson DeCastro

24 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Venom Venom (Flash Thompson)
(lead character)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Alcoholics Anonymous
U.S. Army Marvel 718
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Giant-Man Giant-Man (Hank Pym)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,543
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
Chain Gang; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
Lady Liberators; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,789
Captain Britain Captain Britain (Brian Braddock)
CBR Scale: I Anglican (nominal); mystical
Excalibur Marvel UK Marvel 365
Red Hulk Red Hulk (Thunderbolt Ross)
supporting character villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic; atheist
Code Red; Control...  Marvel 350
X-23 X-23 (Laura Kinney)
CBR Scale: I religiously untrained
League of Losers; New X-Men...  Marvel 190
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond)
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Heroes for Hire; Penance Council...  Marvel Timely 497
Son of Satan Daimon Hellstrom hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (former priest)
Shadow Hunters; The Defenders...  Marvel 207
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Brunnhilde)
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
The Defenders
[former Chooser of the Slain]
Marvel 325
Betty Brant Betty Brant
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Students of Love (temporary)
[former girlfriend of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 612
demons demons
villain group
CBR Scale: D demon
[generic unnamed demons] Marvel 2,000
Bennett Brant Crime-Master (Bennett Brant)
supporting character villain
[Betty Brant's older brother]
Marvel 28
Harrison Thompson Harrison Thompson
supporting character
[Flash Thompson's father; alcoholic]
Marvel 6
D.O.A. villain group
  HYDRA Marvel 27
Secret Avengers Secret Avengers
supporting character group
    Marvel 159
Katy Kiernan Katy Kiernan supporting character
  [reporter] Marvel 15
The Daily Inquisitor supporting character group
  [newspaper] Marvel 1
Jack O'Lantern Jack O'Lantern
  Savage Six Marvel 20
Ghost Rider Ghost Rider (Alejandra Blaze)
CBR Scale: M Spirig of Vengeance;
demonically empowered
Hispanic Marvel 31
unnamed demon villain
CBR Scale: D demon
[possessed Venom (Flash Thompson)] Marvel 3