The Secret Defenders #2 (Apr. 1993):
“Second Chance”
by Roy Thomas, Andre Coates, Don Hudson

The Secret Defenders #2

Title: “Second Chance”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Apr. 1993

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Roy Thomas
Art by: Andre Coates, Don Hudson

18 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
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) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Darkhawk Darkhawk (Chris Powell) hero
  League of Losers; Loners...  Marvel 180
Nomad Nomad (Jack Monroe) hero
  Secret Defenders
[sidekick of 1950s Captain America]
Marvel 131
Arachne Spider-Woman (Julia Carpenter) hero
  Force Works; Freedom Force...  Marvel 218
Second Chance Institute villain group
  viral swarm
[promised to restore youth; really gathered people for swarm]
Marvel 3
viral swarm villain group
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien life form; took over homeless people; fed on humans] Marvel 3
Decimator villain
CBR Scale: I alien
viral swarm
[had superhuman strength]
Marvel 3
Tokamak villain
CBR Scale: I alien
viral swarm
[could produce, release energy]
Marvel 3
Dreadlox villain
CBR Scale: I alien
black; viral swarm
[instilled visions of people's worst nightmares]
Marvel 4
Stasis villain
CBR Scale: I alien
viral swarm
[can absorb, return force of attacks]
Marvel 2
Macabre villain
CBR Scale: I alien
viral swarm (leader); viral swarm
[drained life force from others]
Marvel 2
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
Phoenix Jean Grey
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Twelve...  Marvel 1,905
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe)
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
CBR Scale: M demon
[haunts dreams of others] Marvel 149
Rachel Carpenter Rachel Carpenter
supporting character
  [student] Marvel 37