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The Defenders (vol. 1) #126 (Dec. 1983):
“State of the Union!”
by J. M. DeMatteis, Alan Kupperberg

The Defenders (vol. 1) #126

Title: “State of the Union!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1983

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: J. M. DeMatteis

Art by: Alan Kupperberg


22 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.
Nick Fury Nick Fury hero
CBR Scale: U secular
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Ultimates...  Marvel 1,898
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Secret Defenders; X-Force...  Marvel 1,741
S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character
  [intelligence agency; government agency...] Marvel 1,188
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Brunnhilde) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
(Asgardian)
The Defenders
[former Chooser of the Slain]
Marvel 325
Moondragon Moondragon (Heather Douglas) hero clergy/religious leader scientist
CBR Scale: S Titanian priestess
The Avengers; Infinity Watch... 
[raised by Shao-Lom monks on Titan]
Marvel 335
Gargoyle Gargoyle (Isaac Christians) hero
CBR Scale: S Buddhist (disciple of Vishnu Dass); occult
The Defenders Marvel 125
Aragorn Aragorn supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
horse
[winged steed of Black Knight (Whitman), Valkyrie]
Marvel 105
Secret Empire Secret Empire villain
  [1st app: Tales to Astonish (vol. 1) #81 (July 1966)] Marvel 120
Number 1 (Anthony Power) villain
CBR Scale: M right-wing extremist; resurrected
Secret Empire
[led an army of right-wing extremists]
Marvel 21
Burner Burner (Byron Calley) villain
CBR Scale: M mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; Mutant Force... 
[terrorist, mutant rights activist]
Marvel 21
Lifter Lifter (Ned Lathrop) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; Mutant Force...  Marvel 17
Shocker Shocker (Randall Darby) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; Mutant Force...  Marvel 20
Slither Slither (Aaron Solomon) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; Mutant Force...  Marvel 22
Gargantua Leviathan (Edward Cobert) villain scientist
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; Secret Empire...  Marvel 10
Mad Dog Mad Dog (Buzz Baxter) villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
Secret Empire; U.S. Air Force
[ex-husband of Patsy Walker/Hellcat]
Marvel Timely 40
Number Seven villain
  Secret Empire Marvel 13
Matthew Aaron Power Matthew Aaron Power supporting character
  [Professor Power's beloved son] Marvel 12
Dolly Donahue Dolly Donahue supporting character
  [housekeeper] Marvel 31
Harridan villain
  Secret Empire
[old woman; drained life force from others]
Marvel 2
Saperstein supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 1

This publication is also known as: The New Defenders #126.