ComicBookReligion.com logo

The Defenders (vol. 2) #9 (Nov. 2001):
“While You Were Out...!”
by Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson, Ron Frenz, etc.

The Defenders (vol. 2) #9

Title: “While You Were Out...!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 2001

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson
Art by: Ron Frenz, Scott Hanna


17 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.
A.I.M. A.I.M. villain group
CBR Scale: S Scientism
[terrorist] Marvel 390
Bloodstone Bloodstone (Ulysses Bloodstone) hero
CBR Scale: S primal-indigenous
The Monster Hunters Marvel 43
M.O.D.O.K. M.O.D.O.K. (George Tarleton) villain
CBR Scale: S Scientism
A.I.M. (leader) Marvel 199
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond) hero
  The Defenders; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel Timely 639
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Samantha Parrington) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism; former radical Feminist
The Defenders; Lady Liberators Marvel 26
Chondu the Mystic Chondu the Mystic (Harvey Schlemerman) villain
CBR Scale: M occult; yoga
Headmen Atlas Marvel 25
Gorilla-Man Gorilla-Man (Dr. Arthur Nagan) villain
  Lethal Legion; Headmen Atlas Marvel 25
Ruby Thursday Ruby Thursday (Thursday Rubinstein) villain scientist
CBR Scale: U Jewish
Headmen Marvel 39
Shrunken Bones Shrunken Bones (Dr. Jerold Morgan) villain scientist
  Headmen Marvel 22
Orrgo villain hero deity
CBR Scale: S alien religion (deity)
The Howling Commandos
[extraterrestrial "space god" summoned by Headmen]
Marvel 11
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(cameo)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 1,687
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661