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The Order (vol. 1) #5 (Aug. 2002):
“Blinded by Science”
by Jo Duffy, Kurt Busiek, Ivan Reis, Joe Pimentel

The Order (vol. 1) #5

Title: “Blinded by Science”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2002

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Jo Duffy, Kurt Busiek

Art by: Ivan Reis, Joe Pimentel


61 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.
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
The Avengers; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
The Mutant Underground (founder); Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 4,999
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,624
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
Lady Liberators (leader); The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 952
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Secret Defenders; The Defenders...  Marvel 826
S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character
  [intelligence agency; government agency...] Marvel 1,188
Namorita Namorita (Nita Prentiss) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Secret Defenders; The New Warriors...  Marvel 305
Clea hero
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222
Nighthawk Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond) hero
  The Thunderbolts; The Defenders...  Marvel 361
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker) hero
  Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel Timely 639
Gaia Gaia (Gaea) deity
CBR Scale: D Gaian
Kami Marvel DC, etc. 33
Valkyrie Valkyrie (Samantha Parrington) hero
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism; former radical Feminist
Lady Liberators; The Defenders Marvel 26
Locust Locust (August Hopper) villain scientist
  [scientist; college professor...] Marvel 4
Ardina supporting character
CBR Scale: M tabula rasa
[created by Galactus from Shalla Bal's genetic material] Marvel Fireside Books, etc. 5
Yandroth Yandroth villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Nihilist
[1st app: Strange Tales (vol. 1) #164] Marvel 5
Papa Hagg Papa Hagg supporting character
CBR Scale: D Vodoun mystic
[Nighthawk enlisted him to remove his demonic powers] Marvel 11
Reginald Parrington Reginald Parrington supporting character
  [father of Samantha (Valkyrie)] Marvel 7
Malicia Parrington Malicia Parrington supporting character
  [mother of Samantha (Valkyrie)] Marvel 7
Bunnyhopper Bunnyhopper supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
rabbit
[Defenders HQ computer program]
Marvel 5
Supreme Scientist (Dr. Christopher Ganyrog) supporting character scientist
  [parody of Adam Strange; successor to Yandroth] Marvel 2
Romantic Objective Pamela (Pamela) supporting character
  [parody of Alanna Strange] Marvel 2
The Order The Order hero
  [short-lived Defenders off-shoot] Marvel 6
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
Giant-Man Yellowjacket (Hank Pym)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,543
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
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,069
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 2,604
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Jean Grey
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,752
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,615
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel 4,345
Quicksilver Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sometimes mutant supremacist
The Avengers; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 944
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 786
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I religious
The Avengers; Guardians of the Galaxy...  Marvel 788
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Excalibur...  Marvel 430
Vision Vision
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; Guardians of the Galaxy...  Marvel 1,393
Captain Marvel Warbird (Carol Danvers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; U.S. Air Force...  Marvel 784
Photon Photon (Monica Rambeau)
(cameo)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
The Flash The Flash (Jay Garrick)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice Society of America DC 687
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 672
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
Hellfire Club Inner Circle; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 3,409
Photon Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Titanian Eternals religion
The Thunderbolts; Kree Marvel 158
Justice Justice (Vance Astrovik)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish (half)
The New Warriors; Counter Force...  Marvel 291
Chamber Chamber (Jonothon Starsmore)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican
Generation X; Weapon X...  Marvel 196
Quasar Quasar (Wendell Vaughn)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S atheist
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers...  Marvel 317
Stingray Stingray (Walter Newell)
(cameo)
hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 124
Firebird Firebird (Bonita Juarez)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
The Avengers; The Rangers...  Marvel 84
Living Lightning Living Lightning (Miguel Santos)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT
The Avengers; The Rangers...  Marvel 118
Jack of Hearts Jack of Hearts (Jonathan Hart)
(cameo)
hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders Marvel 144
3-D Man Triathlon (Delroy Garrett Jr.)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Triune Understanding
(Scientology)
The Avengers; black Marvel 101
Silverclaw Silverclaw (Maria de Guadalupe Santiago)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic / Incan/Kamekeri polytheism
The Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 44
Masters of the Mental Arts
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [protectors of the planet Yann (parody of Rann)] Marvel 2

This publication is also known as: The Defenders (vol. 2) #17. The cover of The Order #5 features two issue numbers. It also has a "17" because this is essentially The Defenders (vol. 2) #17.