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The Defenders (vol. 2) #10 (Dec. 2001):
“Head to Head”
by Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson, Sal Buscema

The Defenders (vol. 2) #10

Title: “Head to Head”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 2001

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Kurt Busiek, Erik Larsen, Eric Stephenson

Art by: Erik Larsen, Sal Buscema


34 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 Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Defenders; The Ultimates...  Marvel 4,551
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
The Avengers; Atlantean...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; The Order...  Marvel 1,687
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Secret Defenders; Heralds of Galactus...  Marvel 826
A.I.M. A.I.M. villain
CBR Scale: S Scientism
[terrorist] Marvel 390
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
  Squadron Sinister; Secret Avengers...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel Timely 639
Aragorn Aragorn supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
horse
[winged steed of Black Knight (Whitman), Valkyrie]
Marvel 105
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
  Headmen; Lethal Legion 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
Secret Defenders; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 10,664
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; 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
Illuminati; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 4,069
Doctor Doom Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom)
(hologram)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Gypsy/Roma; magic/mysticism
Fearsome Four; The Cabal
[Foe of: Fantastic Four (arch-enemy)]
Marvel 1,176
Norman Osborn Green Goblin (Norman Osborn)
(hologram)
villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Cabal (leader); Dark X-Men (leader)... 
[Foe of: Spider-Man (arch-enemy)]
Marvel 417
The Abomination The Abomination (Emil Blonsky)
(hologram)
villain
CBR Scale: S Communist atheist
KGB; Home Base...  Marvel 180
Juggernaut Juggernaut (Cain Marko)
(hologram)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
Excalibur; Exemplars...  Marvel 387
Sandman Sandman (Flint Marko)
(hologram)
villain hero
  The Avengers; Sinister Twelve...  Marvel 388
Venom Venom (Eddie Brock)
(hologram)
villain
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Toxin...  Marvel 416
Spider-Man Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)
(hologram)
villain hero scientist
  Sinister Six; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 1,006
Electro Electro (Max Dillon)
(hologram)
villain
  The Frightful Four; Doom's Brigade...  Marvel 274
Mysterio Mysterio (Quentin Beck)
(hologram)
villain
  Sinister Six Marvel 116
Rhino Rhino (Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich)
(hologram)
villain
  Sinister Syndicate; Doom's Brigade...  Marvel 305
Absorbing Man Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel)
(hologram)
villain
CBR Scale: I temporarily became follower of
Thor
The Masters of Evil Marvel 270
Klaw Klaw (Ulysses Klaw)
(hologram)
villain
  A.I.M.; Fearsome Four...  Marvel 151
Blastaar Blastaar
(hologram)
villain
  Baluurian; The Frightful Four Marvel 97
The Destroyer The Destroyer
(hologram)
villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Heralds of Galactus Marvel 58