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The Defenders (vol. 1) #24 (June 1975):
“--In the Jaws of the Serpent!”
by Steve Gerber, Sal Buscema, Bob McLeod

The Defenders (vol. 1) #24

Title: “--In the Jaws of the Serpent!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: June 1975

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Steve Gerber

Art by: Sal Buscema, Bob McLeod


19 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
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,687
Giant-Man Yellowjacket (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
The Avengers; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
Marvel Knights; The Avengers... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Son of Satan Son of Satan (Daimon Hellstrom) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (former priest)
The Howling Commandos; The Defenders...  Marvel 207
Clea hero
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
(Asgardian)
The Defenders
[former Chooser of the Slain]
Marvel 325
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond) hero
  Squadron Sinister; Secret Avengers...  Marvel 361
Wong Wong supporting character
CBR Scale: S Tibetan Buddhism; occult
[house servant of Doctor Strange] Marvel 333
Jack Norriss Jack Norriss supporting character
CBR Scale: S Cult of the Nameless One
(lapsed)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Defenders (ally)
[husband of Barbara Norriss (Valkyrie)]
Marvel 41
Sons of the Serpent Sons of the Serpent villain
CBR Scale: M White Supremacist: Sons of the
Serpent
[] Marvel 42
The Supreme Serpent The Supreme Serpent (J. C. Pennysworth) villain
CBR Scale: M Sons of the Serpent (leader)
black; Sons of the Serpent
[posed as a white man to seek wealth, power]
Marvel 10
Elena supporting character
  [met Valkyrie during her discovery of poor people] Marvel 3
Harold Holliman supporting character
  [met Valkyrie during her discovery of poor people] Marvel 3
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Dark X-Men; The Cabal...  Marvel 1,864
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Ultimates; Chain Gang...  Marvel 1,515
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Secret Defenders; Heralds of Galactus...  Marvel 826
Leonard Martin Kyzewski
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: D Sons of the Serpent (White
Supremacist)
Sons of the Serpent Marvel 6