The Defenders (vol. 1) #11 (Dec. 1973):
“A Dark and Stormy Knight”
by Steve Englehart, Sal Buscema, Frank Bolle

The Defenders (vol. 1) #11

Title: “A Dark and Stormy Knight”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1973

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Englehart
Art by: Sal Buscema, Frank Bolle

23 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Nick Fury Nick Fury hero
CBR Scale: U secular
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
A-Next; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 1,624
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
Chain Gang; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
black; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 786
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
Excalibur; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Vision Vision hero
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
A-Next; Galactic Guardians...  Marvel 1,393
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Heralds of Galactus; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 826
Loki villain deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Mighty Avengers (founder)...  Marvel DC 696
Mantis Mantis (Mandy Celestine) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Priests of Pama (pacifistic
Kree sect); Celestial Madonna
Guardians of the Galaxy; The Avengers Marvel 161
Swordsman Swordsman (Jacques Duquesne) villain hero
  Batroc's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Egghead)...  Marvel 73
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Barbara Norriss) hero
CBR Scale: S Cult of the Nameless One; Norse/Teutonic paganism
The Defenders Marvel 24
Modred the Mystic Modred the Mystic (Modred) villain hero
CBR Scale: M sorcerer
Darkhold Redeemers
[emissary of Chthon]
Marvel 39
Prester John Prester John villain hero
CBR Scale: U Nestorian Christian
Four Muses Marvel 42
Prince John Prince John villain real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic (excommunicated)
[evil brother of King Richard the Lion-Hearted] Marvel 133
Temax villain
CBR Scale: R gnome
[giant earth gnome] Marvel 1
The Black Knight (Sir Eobar Garrington) hero
CBR Scale: M Christian (medieval)
[Black Knight during Crusades] Marvel 11
Chandu Chandu villain
CBR Scale: D Alchemist; mystic
[12 Century mystic] Marvel 2
King Richard the Lion-Hearted King Richard the Lion-Hearted (King Richard) supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic
[England's king during Crusades] Marvel Timely 126