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The Defenders (vol. 1) #135 (Sep. 1984):
“The Fire at Heaven’s Gate”
by Peter Gillis, Don Perlin, Kim DeMulder

The Defenders (vol. 1) #135

Title: “The Fire at Heaven’s Gate”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1984

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Peter Gillis

Art by: Don Perlin, Kim DeMulder


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.
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Episcopalian; agnostic
Brotherhood of Mutants; The Defenders...  Marvel 5,233
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
X-Factor; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Club; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Cloud Cloud ("Carol Faber") hero
CBR Scale: D sentient nebula
The Defenders; Secret Empire 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
The Avengers; The Defenders... 
[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
Candy Southern Candy Southern hero
  The Defenders (leader) Marvel 66
Manslaughter Manslaughter villain hero
  The Defenders; Dragon Circle Marvel 17
Argyle Fist Argyle Fist supporting character
  U.S. Army Marvel 13
Sassafras Sassafras supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
dog
[Beast's pet dog while he was with Defenders]
Marvel 20
Dolly Donahue Dolly Donahue supporting character
  [housekeeper] Marvel 31
Blowtorch Brand Blowtorch Brand (Peter Brand) villain
CBR Scale: D pyromaniac
[arsonist] Marvel 2
Sheriff Garvin Macken Sheriff Garvin Macken supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious
[died saving people trapped in factory arson fire] Marvel 2
Britt Britt supporting character
  [Sheriff Mackin's deputy] Marvel 1
Bill Bill supporting character
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant
[Blowtorch Brand's mutant-hating drinking buddy] Marvel 1
Tex Tex supporting character
  [owned bar Blowtorch Brand set fire to] Marvel 1
Raul Raul supporting character
  [factory owner had him bail Blowtorch Brand from jail] Marvel 1
Estrella Estrella supporting character
  [rescued from factory arson fire by Sheriff Macken] Marvel 1
Rosita Rosita supporting character
  [rescued from factory arson fire by Sheriff Macken] Marvel 1
unnamed textile factory owner unnamed textile factory owner villain
  [employeed illegals; hired Blowtorch Brand to burn factory] Marvel 1
The Gnostic Wizard The Gnostic Wizard
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D Gnostic
[1st app: The Defenders (vol. 1) #135 (Sep. 1984)] Marvel 5

This publication is also known as: The New Defenders #135.