The Defenders (vol. 1) #145 (July 1985):
“Five Women”
by Peter Gillis, Don Perlin, Kim DeMulder

The Defenders (vol. 1) #145

Title: “Five Women”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 1985

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Peter Gillis
Art by: Don Perlin, Kim DeMulder

28 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 1,741
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
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
Andromeda Andromeda (Andromeda Attumasen) hero
CBR Scale: M Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Dragon Circle; The Defenders Marvel 46
Candy Southern Candy Southern hero
  Archer College; The Defenders (leader) Marvel 66
Ghost Rider Johnny Blaze hero
CBR Scale: U Baptist (nominal); eclectic
Midnight Sons Marvel 306
Argyle Fist Argyle Fist supporting character
  U.S. Army Marvel 13
Sassafras Sassafras supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[Beast's pet dog while he was with Defenders]
Marvel 20
Dragon of the Moon Dragon of the Moon villain deity
CBR Scale: D demon god dragon
[spawn of Set, the Elder God] Marvel 13
Dolly Donahue Dolly Donahue supporting character
  [housekeeper] Marvel 31
Nancy Turpin villain hero
CBR Scale: U religious
KGB; Secret Empire... 
[double agent]
Marvel 11
Tony supporting character
  [became Andromeda's friend when she posed as human] Marvel 3
Black Rose Roxanne Simpson supporting character villain
CBR Scale: M demon
[Johnny Blaze's wife; reincarnated as a demon] Marvel 78
Bob supporting character
  U.S. Army
[occupied Defenders Mansion for General Argyle Fist]
Marvel 1
The Imperial Forces of America Royalist Forces of America
villain group
CBR Scale: D Royalist Forces of America
Royalist Forces of America
[secretly funded by then-evil Helmut Zemo]
Marvel 12
William Taurey William Taurey
CBR Scale: M British Loyalist in U.S.
Royalist Forces of America (founder); Secret Empire... 
[tried to end democracy in America]
Marvel 7
Chris Larmouth
supporting character
  [airplane mechanic mutated by Gamma Spores] Marvel 11
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
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)
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
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Carol Faber
supporting character
  [died in car crash with Cloud, who adopted her form] Marvel 3
The Valkyrior The Valkyrior
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic demigoddesses
[bring honored dead to Valhalla] Marvel 29

This publication is also known as: The New Defenders #145.