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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:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
The Twelve; X-Factor...  Marvel 2,604
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Brotherhood of Mutants; The Defenders...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Marvel Girl (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; X-Men...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Twelve; The Champions...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Force; X-Saviours...  Marvel 1,741
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
The Mutant Underground (founder); Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 4,999
Vanisher Vanisher (Telford Porter) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Factor Three; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 90
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters supporting character
  [high school] Marvel 373
Lt. General Fredricks supporting character
  U.S. Army Marvel 8
Fred Duncan supporting character
  FBI
[kept original X-Men secret from government for years]
Marvel 16
Colonel Hendershoot supporting character
  U.S. Army
[right-hand man to Lt. General Fredericks]
Marvel 5
Bill supporting character
  FBI
[Fred Duncan's assistant]
Marvel 1
X-Men X-Men hero
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 8,290
Officer Smithers
(cameo)
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!"