The Defenders (vol. 1) #62 (Aug. 1978):
“Membership Madness!”
by David Anthony Kraft, Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney

The Defenders (vol. 1) #62

Title: “Membership Madness!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 1978

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: David Anthony Kraft

Art by: Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney

33 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Defenders; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,551
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist (lapsed)
black; The Avengers...  Marvel 531
Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Weapon X (Exiles); The Avengers...  Marvel 784
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand) hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 672
Havok Havok (Alex Summers) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Academy of Tomorrow; X-Men... 
[Cyclops' brother]
Marvel 592
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
Heroes for Hire; Renegades...  DC Marvel 1,029
Paladin hero
  Heroes for Hire; Intruders...  Marvel 136
Nova Nova (Richard Rider) hero
  The New Warriors; The Champions of Xandar... 
[attended Harry S. Truman High]
Marvel 427
Polaris Polaris (Lorna Dane) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Acolytes; Horsemen of Apocalypse... 
[studied geophysics in college]
Marvel 464
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
Prowler Prowler (Hobie Brown) hero
  black; Wild Pack...  Marvel 82
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell) hero
CBR Scale: S Kree religion
[former captain of Kree star fleet]
Marvel 142
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
The Defenders
[former Chooser of the Slain]
Marvel 325
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond) hero
  Redeemers (Earth-712); The Defenders...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  Lady Liberators; Legion of Unliving...  Marvel Timely 639
Quasar Marvel Man (Wendell Vaughn) hero
CBR Scale: S atheist
S.H.I.E.L.D.; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 317
Stingray Stingray (Walter Newell) hero
  Initiative; The Avengers...  Marvel 124
Jack of Hearts Jack of Hearts (Jonathan Hart) hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders Marvel 144
Torpedo Torpedo (Brock Jones) hero
  [Stivak's successor] Marvel 33
Captain Ultra Captain Ultra (Griffin Gogol) hero
  The Defenders; Initiative: Nebraska team Marvel 30
Aragorn Aragorn supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[winged steed of Black Knight (Whitman), Valkyrie]
Marvel 105
Goliath Black Goliath (Bill Foster) hero
  The Champions; Project: Pegasus...  Marvel 118
Presence Presence (Sergei Krylov) villain
CBR Scale: S Communist
[] Marvel 29
Tagak the Leopard Lord Tagak the Leopard Lord (Tagak) hero
CBR Scale: M Sacred Krill religion
[1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #72 (Jan. 1971)] Marvel 5
White Tiger White Tiger (Hector Ayala) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
[college student] Marvel 15
Dollar Bill Dollar Bill (Aaron Tagma English) supporting character
  [tried to make documentary about Defenders] Marvel 19
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 10,664
Lunatik Lunatik (Arisen Tyrk)
villain deity
CBR Scale: M sorcerer
[ruler] Marvel 19
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly
secular; sometimes prays;
Alcoholics Anonymous
The Ultimates; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Five; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Club; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Luke Cage Luke Cage
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
The Fantastic Four; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
Secret Defenders; HYDRA...  Marvel 353