The Defenders (vol. 1) #20 (Feb. 1975):
“The Woman She Was...!”
by Steve Gerber, Sal Buscema, Vince Colletta

The Defenders (vol. 1) #20

Title: “The Woman She Was...!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1975

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Gerber
Art by: Sal Buscema, Vince Colletta

16 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond) hero
  Redeemers (Earth-712); Redeemers...  Marvel 361
The Executioner The Executioner (Skurge) villain
CBR Scale: R Norse/Teutonic paganism
Asgardian; Mandarin's Minions...  Marvel 110
Enchantress Enchantress (Amora) villain
CBR Scale: M Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Lady Liberators (founder)...  Marvel 264
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Barbara Norriss) hero
CBR Scale: S Cult of the Nameless One; Norse/Teutonic paganism
The Defenders Marvel 24
Alice supporting character
  [business owner; restaurateur] Marvel 1
Sister Celestia Sister Celestia (Mrs. Denton) villain
CBR Scale: M Cult of the Nameless One
[mother of Barbara Norriss (Valkyrie)] Marvel 10
Al Denton Al Denton supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[killed by Destiny Force; father of Valkyrie/Barbara Norriss] Marvel 5
Destiny supporting character
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[embodiment of destiny] Marvel 3
The Nameless One The Nameless One villain
CBR Scale: D demon
Undying One
[leader of Undying Ones (ancient race of demons)]
Marvel 16
The Undying Ones The Undying Ones villain group
CBR Scale: D demon
[powerful, ancient race of demons] Marvel 6
Jack Van Nyborg Jack Van Nyborg villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Cult of the Nameless One
[led sect Valkyrie (Barbara Norriss belonged to)] Marvel 2
Tom supporting character
  [sheriff] Marvel 1
Henry Todd supporting character
  [undertaker for Al Denton] Marvel 1
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222