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The Thing (vol. 2) #8 (Aug. 2006):
“Last Hand”
by Dan Slott, Kieron Dwyer

The Thing (vol. 2) #8

Title: “Last Hand”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2006

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Dan Slott
Art by: Kieron Dwyer


53 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 Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
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
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
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,864
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
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
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
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
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
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,122
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 788
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist (lapsed)
The Avengers; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
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
Constrictor Constrictor (Frank Payne) villain hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 124
Alicia Masters Alicia Masters supporting character
  [blind sculptress; long-time Thing girlfriend] Marvel 416
Prowler Prowler (Hobie Brown) hero
  Wild Pack; Outlaws...  Marvel 82
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond) hero
  The Defenders; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 361
Lockjaw Lockjaw hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Inhumans; Inhuman Royal Family... 
[teleporting dog; escort to Inhumans Royal Family]
Marvel 257
Stingray Stingray (Walter Newell) hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 124
Mesmero Mesmero (Vincent) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Weapon X; The Demi-Men
[stage hypnotist]
Marvel 54
Squirrel Girl Squirrel Girl (Doreen Green) hero
  The Great Lakes Avengers Marvel 33
Goliath Goliath (Bill Foster) hero
  The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 118
Mister Immortal Mister Immortal (Craig Hollis) hero
  The Great Lakes Avengers Marvel 36
Flatman Flatman (Val Ventura) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I LGBT
The Great Lakes Avengers Marvel 38
Doorman Doorman (DeMarr Davis) hero
  The Great Lakes Avengers Marvel 34
Big Bertha (Ashley Crawford) hero
  The Great Lakes Avengers Marvel 35
Veranke Spider-Woman (Veranke) villain
CBR Scale: M Skrull religion
The Avengers Marvel 8
Arlo North supporting character
  [dated Alicia Masters] Marvel 7
Rabbi Lowenthal supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Jewish rabbi
[performed Bar Mitzvah for the Thing] Marvel 1
Hiram Sheckerberg supporting character
CBR Scale: M Jewish
[pawn shop] Marvel 5
Justice Justice (Vance Astrovik)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish (half)
The New Warriors; Counter Force...  Marvel 291
Medusa Medusa (Medusalith Boltagon)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: R Inhuman religion
Inhumans; Inhuman...  Marvel 416
Valeria Richards Valeria Richards
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four Marvel 113
Marvel Girl Marvel Girl (Rachel Grey)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (born); future
self: founder of Askani
religion
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 358
Dum Dum Dugan Dum Dum Dugan
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 555
Aquarian Aquarian (Wundarr)
(cameo)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Water Children (leader, prophet)
Dakkamite
[Wundarr's origin is a parody of Superman's origin.]
Marvel 30
Man-Thing Man-Thing (Ted Sallis)
(cameo)
hero scientist
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; U.S. Army... 
[Guardian of the Nexus of Realities]
Marvel 176
Willie Lumpkin Willie Lumpkin
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
[mail carrier] Marvel 98
Bi-Beast
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[would-be destroyer] Marvel 2
Aunt Petunia Aunt Petunia (Petunia Grimm)
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I resurrected
HYDRA; Maggia... 
[The Thing's aunt]
Marvel 1
The Impossible Man The Impossible Man
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S hedonist; alien
Poppupian Marvel 14
Jake Grimm
(cameo)
supporting character
  [raised Ben Grimm (Thing)] Marvel 7
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
hero
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; HYDRA...  Marvel 353