The X-Men (vol. 1) #2 (Nov. 1963):
“No One Can Stop the Vanisher!”
by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman

The X-Men (vol. 1) #2

Title: “No One Can Stop the Vanisher!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1963

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Stan Lee
Art by: Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman

14 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Marvel Girl (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Twelve...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 1,741
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Vanisher Vanisher (Telford Porter) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Factor Three...  Marvel 90
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
Lt. General Fredricks Lt. General Fredricks supporting character
  U.S. Army Marvel 8
Fred Duncan Fred Duncan supporting character
[kept original X-Men secret from government for years]
Marvel 16
Colonel Hendershoot Colonel Hendershoot supporting character
  U.S. Army
[right-hand man to Lt. General Fredericks]
Marvel 5
Bill Bill supporting character
[Fred Duncan's assistant]
Marvel 2
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Officer Smithers
supporting character
  [accidentally helped Vanisher escape] Marvel 1

Reprints of this comic:
Marvel Super-Heroes (vol. 1) #21 (July 1969): "No One Can Stop the Vanisher!"