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The Defenders (vol. 1) #77 (Nov. 1979):
“Waiting for the End of the World!”
by Steven Grant, Mark Gruenwald, Herb Trimpe, Al Milgrom, etc.

The Defenders (vol. 1) #77

Title: “Waiting for the End of the World!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1979

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steven Grant, Mark Gruenwald
Art by: Herb Trimpe, Al Milgrom, Chic Stone, Steve Mitchell


18 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
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
(Asgardian)
The Defenders
[former Chooser of the Slain]
Marvel 325
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
Ruby Thursday Ruby Thursday (Thursday Rubinstein) villain scientist
CBR Scale: U Jewish
Headmen Marvel 39
James-Michael Starling supporting character
  [12-year-old boy] Marvel 22
Richard Rory Richard Rory supporting character
CBR Scale: S hippie
[friend of Man-Thing, She-Hulk] Marvel 36
Ruth Hart Ruth Hart supporting character
CBR Scale: U hippie
[friend of Richard Rory, Man-Thing, Omega the Unknown] Marvel 22
Omega the Unknown Omega the Unknown (Model X3Z) hero
CBR Scale: U N.A.
Srenesk Marvel 8
Amber Grant Amber Grant supporting character
  [James-Michael Starling's friend/classmate] Marvel 18
Dibbuk villain
CBR Scale: U demon
[1st app: Omega the Unknown (vol. 1) #10 (Oct. 1977)] Marvel 4
Dian Wilkins Dian Wilkins supporting character
  [James-Michael Starling's classmate/friend] Marvel 12
Protarians villain group
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race that created Omega the Unknown] Marvel 6
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,687
Luke Cage Luke Cage
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond)
(cameo)
hero
  The Defenders; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 361
Red Guardian Red Guardian (Tania Belinskya)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member
The Defenders
[former adventurer, dissident champion; neurosurgeon]
Marvel 39

Reprints of this comic:
Omega the Unknown Classic (Dec. 2005): "Waiting for the End of the World!"