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X-Men Forever (vol. 2) #2 (Aug. 2009):
“Comes the Father!”
by Chris Claremont, Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher

X-Men Forever (vol. 2) #2

Title: “Comes the Father!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2009

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


28 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.
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Jean Grey hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,345
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)
(details) 
villain
  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
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Sabretooth Sabretooth (Victor Creed) villain hero
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious; future: Evangelical "born-again Christian"
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 610
NYPD NYPD supporting character group real/historical person
  [police department] Marvel DC 1,396
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Ahmed
(6-panel cameo, pg. 1-2)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Muslim
NYPD; black
[discovered Wolverine's skeleton in Central Park]
Marvel 1
Gary
(6-panel cameo, pg. 1-2)
supporting character
  NYPD
[discovered Wolverine's skeleton in Central Park]
Marvel 1
Gabriel Jones Jr.
(5-panel cameo, pg. 9-10)
supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; black
[son of famed Howler/Nick Fury ally Gabe Jones]
Marvel 1
Morelli
(3-panel cameo, pg. 10, panels 2-4)
supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.
[Lil' Ro tried to tell him about death of Wolverine]
Marvel 1
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 20-21)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
S.H.I.E.L.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 3,128
Lil' 'Ro (Ororo Munroe)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 10, panel 2) 
hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
Morlocks (leader); The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,068
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(corpse)
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
The Consortium The Consortium
(behind the scenes) 
villain group
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant
[mysterious group against X-Men and all mutants] Marvel 15
God Allah
(mentioned, pg. 2, panel 1) 
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Gabriel Jones Gabriel Jones
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 2) 
hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 125
Mohammed Mohammed
(mentioned, pg. 1, panel 4) 
clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Muslim (prophet)
Super Best Friends DC Marvel, etc. 6
Fabian Cortez Fabian Cortez
(mentioned, pg. 5, 13) 
villain
CBR Scale: M mutant supremacist worshipper
of Magneto
The Acolytes; The Upstarts Marvel 70
The Avengers The Avengers
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 4) 
hero group
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 100
Gary's son
(mentioned, pg. 1, panels 2-3) 
supporting character
  [6th grader; loves Latin] Marvel 1