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The Defenders (vol. 1) #44 (Feb. 1977):
“Rage of the Rajah!”
by Gerry Conway, Keith Giffen, Klaus Janson

The Defenders (vol. 1) #44

Title: “Rage of the Rajah!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1977

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Gerry Conway
Art by: Keith Giffen, Klaus Janson


20 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)
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,687
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
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
  The Defenders; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel Timely 656
Red Guardian Red Guardian (Tania Belinskya) hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member
The Defenders
[former adventurer, dissident champion; neurosurgeon]
Marvel 39
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
Omar Karindu Omar Karindu supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Hindu; occult mystic; Cult of the Unliving Four (former leader)
[close friend of Dr. Strange] Marvel 6
Red Rajah Red Rajah villain
CBR Scale: D Cult of the Unliving Four
[human host to the Star of Capistan] Marvel 6
Lieutenant Kris Keating Lieutenant Kris Keating supporting character
  NYPD
[led NYPD's Special Powers Task Force]
Marvel 9
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,624
Vision Vision
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
Rhino Rhino (Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich)
(cameo)
villain
  Doom's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Egghead)...  Marvel 305
Moondragon Moondragon (Heather Douglas)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader scientist
CBR Scale: S Titanian priestess
The Avengers; The Defenders... 
[raised by Shao-Lom monks on Titan]
Marvel 335
Solarr Solarr (Silas King)
(cameo)
villain
  Emissaries of Evil (Egghead); Thunderbolts (Counter-Earth) Marvel 11