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The New Avengers 100 Project (May 2011)
by Jim McLaughlin

The New Avengers 100 Project

Medium: pin-up illustration

Publication date: May 2011

Publisher: Marvel Hero Initiative
Written by: Jim McLaughlin


52 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.
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,687
Giant-Man Giant-Man (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards) hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,624
Quicksilver Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sometimes mutant supremacist
The Avengers; X-Factor...  Marvel 944
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Avengers; The Great Lakes Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 786
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 788
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,789
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Vision Vision hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
U.S. Air Force; The Avengers...  Marvel 784
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 952
Tigra Tigra (Greer Grant) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S mystically empowered
Cat People; The Avengers...  Marvel 310
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand) hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 672
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
The Champions; The Avengers...  DC Marvel 1,029
Winter Soldier Captain America (Bucky Barnes) hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 395
Ares Ares villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
The Avengers; Dark Avengers... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds) villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
The Avengers; Dark Avengers Marvel 260
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) hero
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
Mockingbird Mockingbird (Bobbi Morse) hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers... 
[was Hawkeye's wife]
Marvel 293
Sasquatch Sasquatch (Dr. Walter Langkowski) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Jewish
Alpha Flight; Omega Flight Marvel 327
Brother Voodoo Brother Voodoo (Jericho Drumm) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Vodoun houngan
Heroes for Hire; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 110
Victoria Hand Victoria Hand supporting character
CBR Scale: S LGBT; Humanist
H.A.M.M.E.R.; Dark Avengers (staff)
[2nd in command under Osborn in H.A.M.M.E.R.]
Marvel 108
Loki villain deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Liberators...  Marvel DC 696
Jewel Jewel (Jessica Jones) hero
  New Avengers (ally) Marvel 139
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel Timely 656
Moondragon Moondragon (Heather Douglas) hero clergy/religious leader scientist
CBR Scale: S Titanian priestess
The Avengers; The Defenders... 
[raised by Shao-Lom monks on Titan]
Marvel 335
U.S. Agent U.S. Agent (John Walker) hero
CBR Scale: S Evangelical Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel 333
Graviton Graviton (Franklin Hall) villain scientist
  Hood's Army Marvel 57
Crystal Crystal (Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: S Inhuman religion
Inhumans; Inhuman...  Marvel 531
Ultron Ultron villain
  The Masters of Evil; Lethal Legion Marvel 459
Swordsman Swordsman (Jacques Duquesne) villain hero
  The Avengers; Batroc's Brigade...  Marvel 73
Gilgamesh Gilgamesh hero
CBR Scale: S Eternals religion
The Avengers; Eternals Marvel 51
Danielle Cage Danielle Cage supporting character
  black
[baby daughter of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones]
Marvel 20
Sersi Sersi hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion; Hedonist
The Avengers; Eternals Marvel 229
Squirrel Girl Squirrel Girl (Doreen Green) hero
  The Great Lakes Avengers Marvel 33
Sleepwalker Sleepwalker hero
CBR Scale: S Sleepwalker religion
Secret Defenders; Operation: Lightning Storm...  Marvel 98
Redwing Redwing hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Pet Avengers; falcon
[falcon; partner of Falcon (Sam Wilson)]
Marvel 128
Crystar Crystar hero
CBR Scale: R Crystalium religion
[warrior] Marvel 12

Jim McLaughlin wrote the introduction for this fund-raising collection of illustrations by over 100 artists.