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The Defenders (vol. 1) #7 (Aug. 1973):
“War Below the Waves!”
by Steve Englehart, Sal Buscema, Frank Bolle

The Defenders (vol. 1) #7

Title: “War Below the Waves!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 1973

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Steve Englehart

Art by: Sal Buscema, Frank Bolle


22 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.
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) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
human; The Invaders...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,687
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Avengers; The Ultimates...  Marvel 1,515
Atlanteans Atlanteans supporting character
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
[hidden race] Marvel DC 165
Tiger Shark Tiger Shark (Todd Arliss) villain
  The Masters of Evil; The Offenders...  Marvel 112
Clea hero
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222
Red Ghost Red Ghost (Ivan Kragoff) villain
CBR Scale: S Marxist Communist
Super-Apes (leader); The Frightful Four Marvel 95
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Barbara Norriss) hero
CBR Scale: S Cult of the Nameless One;
Norse/Teutonic paganism
The Defenders Marvel 24
Wong Wong supporting character
CBR Scale: S Tibetan Buddhism; occult
[house servant of Doctor Strange] Marvel 333
Aragorn Aragorn supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
horse
[winged steed of Black Knight (Whitman), Valkyrie]
Marvel 105
Attuma Attuma villain
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Deep Six (leader) Marvel 110
Imus Champion Imus Champion villain
  [industrialist; entrepreneur] Marvel 10
Professor Jennings supporting character scientist
  [marine biologist] Marvel 2
Grokko supporting character
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean Marvel 1
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(cameo)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
The Avengers; Thor Corps...  Marvel 4,362
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half
Jewish; sorceress
A-Next; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 1,624
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Fantastic Four; black...  Marvel 786
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist
(lapsed)
Lady Liberators; The Ultimates...  Marvel 1,789
Vision Vision
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic
(temporary)
Young Avengers; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,393
Zzzax Zzzax
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[formed from electricty] Marvel 21