X-Men Forever (vol. 2) #1 (Aug. 2009):
“Love--and Loss!”
by Chris Claremont, Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher

X-Men Forever (vol. 2) #1

Title: “Love--and Loss!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Chris Claremont
Art by: Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher

25 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
Phoenix Jean Grey hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,345
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
S.H.I.E.L.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 3,128
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie) hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants Marvel 3,526
Gambit Gambit (Remy LeBeau) hero
CBR Scale: S Cajun Catholic
X-Men; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 954
Perfect Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe (clone)
  X-Men; black... 
[evil clone of Storm]
Marvel 15
Nick Fury Nick Fury hero
CBR Scale: U secular
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 1,898
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Lockheed Lockheed hero
CBR Scale: I alien dragon
S.W.O.R.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 248
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
Fabian Cortez Fabian Cortez villain
CBR Scale: M mutant supremacist worshipper
of Magneto
The Acolytes; The Upstarts Marvel 70
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Sabretooth Sabretooth (Victor Creed)
(only on cover)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious; future: Evangelical "born-again Christian"
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 610
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(4-panel cameo, pg. 19-20) 
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Phoenix Phoenix
(1-panel cameo, pg. 17, panel 2) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
The Hellfire Club; X-Men Marvel 129
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe)
(clone of) 
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
Morlocks (leader); The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,068
The Consortium The Consortium
(behind the scenes) 
villain group
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant
[mysterious group against X-Men and all mutants] Marvel 15
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr)
(mentioned, pg. 2-3) 
villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Thunderbird Thunderbird (John Proudstar)
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 1) 
CBR Scale: S Native American spirituality
X-Men; Native American...  Marvel 40
Excalibur Excalibur
(mentioned, pg. 3, panels 3, 6) 
hero group
  [1st app: Excalibur Special Edition #1 (1987)] Marvel 614
The Acolytes The Acolytes
(mentioned, pg. 0) 
villain group
CBR Scale: M mutant supremacists/Magneto
[1st app: X-Men (vol. 2) #1 (Oct. 1991)] Marvel 311
(mentioned, pg. 4, panel 1) 
supporting character group
  S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 5