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The Defenders (vol. 1) #128 (Feb. 1984):
“Assault on the Empire”
by J. M. DeMatteis, Alan Kupperberg, Mike Mignola

The Defenders (vol. 1) #128

Title: “Assault on the Empire”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1984

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: J. M. DeMatteis

Art by: Alan Kupperberg, Mike Mignola


32 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
The Howling Commandos; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 5,233
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Horsemen of Apocalypse; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,741
S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character
  [intelligence agency; government agency...] Marvel 1,188
Cloud Cloud ("Carol Faber") hero
CBR Scale: D sentient nebula
Secret Empire; The Defenders Marvel 31
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
Infinity Watch; The Avengers... 
[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
Professor Power Professor Power (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
The Resistants; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 17
Shocker Shocker (Randall Darby) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
The Resistants; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 20
Slither Slither (Aaron Solomon) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Fangs; The Resistants...  Marvel 22
Gargantua Leviathan (Edward Cobert) villain scientist
  The Masters of Evil; S.H.I.E.L.D....  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
Matthew Aaron Power Matthew Aaron Power supporting character
  [Professor Power's beloved son] Marvel 12
Dolly Donahue Dolly Donahue supporting character
  [housekeeper] Marvel 31
Number 101 villain
  Secret Empire Marvel 1
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); The Twelve...  Marvel 4,999
Cannonball Cannonball (Sam Guthrie)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
Academy of Tomorrow; The Avengers...  Marvel 831
Mirage Psyche (Danielle Moonstar)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Native American religion
(Cheyenne) / Teutonic paganism
X-Men; Young X-Men (teacher)...  Marvel 470
Wolfsbane Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Presbyterian
X-Force; X-Factor...  Marvel 576
Sunspot Sunspot (Roberto Dacosta)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
X-Force; X-Ternals...  Marvel 574
Karma Karma (Xi'an Coy Manh)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT
X-Men; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 260
Odin
(cameo)
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian
[Thor's father]
Marvel 307
Seraph Seraph (Nancy Turpin)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U religious
The Defenders (ally); Secret Empire... 
[double agent]
Marvel 11
Harridan
(cameo)
villain
  Secret Empire
[old woman; drained life force from others]
Marvel 2
Mr. Faber
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [father of Carol Faber (whose form was assumed by Cloud)] Marvel 2
Mrs. Faber
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [mother of Carol Faber (whose form was assumed by Cloud)] Marvel 2

This publication is also known as: The New Defenders #128.