The Defenders (vol. 1) #31 (Jan. 1976):
“Nighthawk’s Brain!”
by Steve Gerber, Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney

The Defenders (vol. 1) #31

Title: “Nighthawk’s Brain!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1976

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Gerber
Art by: Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney

16 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond)
(lead character)
  Redeemers (Earth-712); Redeemers...  Marvel 361
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
The Defenders
[former Chooser of the Slain]
Marvel 325
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.
[winged steed of Black Knight (Whitman), Valkyrie]
Marvel 105
Jack Norriss Jack Norriss supporting character
CBR Scale: S Cult of the Nameless One
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Defenders (ally)
[husband of Barbara Norriss (Valkyrie)]
Marvel 41
Chondu the Mystic Chondu the Mystic (Harvey Schlemerman) villain
CBR Scale: M occult; yoga
Headmen Atlas Marvel 25
Gorilla-Man Gorilla-Man (Dr. Arthur Nagan) villain
  Headmen; Lethal Legion Atlas Marvel 25
Shrunken Bones Shrunken Bones (Dr. Jerold Morgan) villain scientist
  Headmen Marvel 22
Trish Starr Trish Starr supporting character
CBR Scale: M eclectic spiritual seeker;
mysticism; meditation
[niece of Egghead] Marvel 16
Bambi supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[deer befriended by Hulk, possessed by Chondu the Mystic]
Marvel 5
Elf with a Gun Elf with a Gun villain
CBR Scale: D elf
[1st app: The Defenders (vol. 1) #25 (July 1975)] Marvel 15
Whizzo (Charles Lester) supporting character
  [1st app: The Defenders (vol. 1) #31 (Jan. 1976)] Marvel 1
Frances Lester supporting character
  [1st app: The Defenders (vol. 1) #31 (Jan. 1976)] Marvel 1
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222