The Defenders (vol. 1) #85 (July 1980):
“Like a Proud Black Panther...”
by Ed Hannigan, Don Perlin, Jim Mooney

The Defenders (vol. 1) #85

Title: “Like a Proud Black Panther...”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 1980

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Ed Hannigan
Art by: Don Perlin, Jim Mooney

16 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)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
black; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 786
Clea hero
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222
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); Redeemers...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  Lady Liberators; Legion of Unliving...  Marvel Timely 656
Mandrill Mandrill (Jerome Beechman) villain
  Black Spectre (leader); Crossfire's Mind Control Gang...  Marvel 61
Omoro Kaysbe Omoro Kaysbe supporting character
CBR Scale: R African primal-indigenous
religion: Black Panther Cult
[butler; security chief] Marvel 22
Fem-Force villain group
  [black warrior mental slaves of Mandrill] Marvel 7
Milton Rosenblum Milton Rosenblum supporting character
  [attorney] Marvel 15
Ronga supporting character
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
[impertinently imported Wakandan technology to Atlantis]
Marvel 2
Taku Taku supporting character
CBR Scale: R African primal-indigenous
religion (Black Panther cult)
[Wakandan communications advisor; Minister of Information] Marvel 34
Melva Oliver supporting character
  [news anchor] Marvel 1
Aragorn Aragorn
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[winged steed of Black Knight (Whitman), Valkyrie]
Marvel 105