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The Defenders (vol. 1) #152 (Feb. 1986):
“The End of All Songs”
by Peter Gillis, Don Perlin, Dell Barras

The Defenders (vol. 1) #152

Title: “The End of All Songs”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1986

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Peter Gillis

Art by: Don Perlin, Dell Barras


25 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: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Brotherhood of Mutants; The Defenders...  Marvel 5,233
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
X-Men; The Twelve...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; Renegades...  Marvel 1,741
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 Defenders; 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
Andromeda Andromeda (Andromeda Attumasen) hero
CBR Scale: M Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Dragon Circle; The Defenders Marvel 46
Candy Southern Candy Southern hero
  The Defenders (leader) Marvel 66
The Beyonder The Beyonder villain
CBR Scale: I cosmic entity; Inhuman
religion
Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation Marvel 100
Interloper Interloper hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion
The Defenders; Eternals Marvel 14
Manslaughter Manslaughter villain hero
  Dragon Circle; The Defenders Marvel 17
Sassafras Sassafras supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
dog
[Beast's pet dog while he was with Defenders]
Marvel 20
Gargoyle, Son of Pan villain
CBR Scale: D Druidic/Celtic pagan demon;
Greco-Roman classical religion
(follower of Pan); animated
inanimate
Six-Fingered Hand Marvel 5
Dragon of the Moon Dragon of the Moon villain deity
CBR Scale: D demon god dragon
[spawn of Set, the Elder God] Marvel 13
Carol Faber supporting character
  [died in car crash with Cloud, who adopted her form] Marvel 3
Danny Milligan supporting character
  [car crashed with Cloud, who adopted his form] Marvel 3
The Phantom of Gamma-Ray Flats Gamma Spores (Ephraim Soles) villain
  [scavenger mutated by Gamma Spores] Marvel 5
Chris Larmouth supporting character
  [airplane mechanic mutated by Gamma Spores] Marvel 11
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S humanist; portrayed
alternatively as explicitly
believing in God and as
atheist
Illuminati; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,661
Morgan Le Fay Morgan Le Fay
(cameo)
villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Celtic
goddess-worship/Druidism
(former priestess); half
faerie; Darkholders cult
(leader)
[1st app: Black Knight (vol. 1) #1 (May 1955)] Marvel 157
Merlin the Magician Merlin the Magician (Merlin)
(cameo)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Druid wizard, prophet
[King Arthur's chief advisor] DC Marvel 406
King Arthur Artus Dux Bellorum (King Arthur)
(cameo)
hero real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Celtic Pagan; Christian
(medieval)
[king] Marvel 831
Mordred the Evil Mordred the Evil (Sir Mordred)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M Druid/Celtic pagan; spirit
[was in Royal Court of Camelot] Marvel 29
Cloud Cloud ("Carol Faber")
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: D sentient nebula
Secret Empire; The Defenders Marvel 31

This publication is also known as: The New Defenders #152.

Issue #152 is the last issue of this series. Four of the main characters - Beast, Angel Iceman, and Candy Southern - continue directly into the new X-Factor series, which began immediately after Defenders was canceled.