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The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1974):
“Battle for the Palace of the Gods!”
by Steve Gerber, Val Mayerik, Sal Trapani

The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1

Title: “Battle for the Palace of the Gods!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1974

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Steve Gerber

Art by: Val Mayerik, Sal Trapani


19 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.
Man-Thing Man-Thing (Ted Sallis)
(lead character)
hero scientist
  U.S. Army; S.H.I.E.L.D.... 
[Guardian of the Nexus of Realities]
Marvel 176
Howard the Duck Howard the Duck (Howard T. Duck) hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (raised)
The Defenders; Daydreamers...  Marvel 105
Jennifer Kale Jennifer Kale hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M occult; Cult of Zhered-Na (priestess)
Legion of Night; Witches Marvel 68
Thog's demons supporting character
CBR Scale: D demon
[1st app: Fear #11 (Dec. 1972)] Marvel 6
Thog Thog villain
CBR Scale: D demon; Satanism
[1st app: Fear #11 (Dec. 1972)] Marvel 27
Dakimh the Enchanter Dakimh the Enchanter (Dakimh) supporting character
CBR Scale: M Cult of Zhered-Na; Atlantean (pre-Cataclysmic); sorcerer; later a ghost
[Jennifer Kale's mentor] Marvel 15
Korrek the Barbarian Korrek the Barbarian (Korrek) supporting character
CBR Scale: S Kathartan polytheistic
religion
[warrior] Marvel 9
Akilla villain
  [1st app: Fear #19 (Dec. 1973)] Marvel 2
The Congress of Realities supporting character villain
CBR Scale: D Agents of the Living Tribunal
[organization of all nexus guardians in the multiverse] Marvel 5
Zaddak villain
  [1st app: The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1974)] Marvel 2
Konos villain
  [1st app: The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1974)] Marvel 1
Maftra deity
CBR Scale: D deity
[1st app: The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1974)] Marvel 1
Zokk deity
CBR Scale: D deity
[1st app: The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1974)] Marvel 2
Agogin supporting character
CBR Scale: D mystic entity invoked
[invoked by Korrek: "by Agogin's beard"] Marvel 1
Rabis supporting character
CBR Scale: D mystic entity invoked
[invoked by Korrek: "Skull of Rabis"] Marvel 1
Caretakers of the Dog-Gods deity
CBR Scale: U deity
[appear with Dog-Gods of Therea] Marvel 1
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,789
F. A. Schist F. A. Schist
(mentioned)
villain
  [owned construction co., tried to build on Man-Thing's swamp] Marvel 10