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The X-Men (vol. 1) #43 (Apr. 1968):
“The Torch Is Passed...!”
by Roy Thomas, George Tuska, John Tartaglione

The X-Men (vol. 1) #43

Title: “The Torch Is Passed...!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Apr. 1968

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Roy Thomas
Art by: George Tuska, John Tartaglione

Number of Pages: 15


27 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
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Marvel Girl (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,624
Quicksilver Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sometimes mutant supremacist
The Avengers; X-Factor...  Marvel 944
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr) villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Toad Toad (Mortimer Toynbee) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; The 198...  Marvel 310
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Brotherhood of Mutants Brotherhood of Evil Mutants villain group
CBR Scale: D mutant supremacist
[1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #4 (Mar. 1964)] Marvel 644
Reverend Brown Reverend Brown supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Christian (denomination
unknown) clergy
[presided at funeral of "Charles Xavier" (really Changeling)] Marvel 1
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Giant-Man Goliath (Hank Pym)
(flashback cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Avengers; The Great Lakes Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Hercules Hercules
(flashback cameo)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
The Champions; The Avengers...  DC Marvel 1,029
The Avengers The Avengers
(flashback cameo) 
hero group
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 100
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Changeling Changeling (Kevin Sydney)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture) 
hero
  X-Men; Factor Three Marvel 23
Banshee Banshee (Sean Cassidy)
(mentioned) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
X-Men; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 1,340
FBI FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
(mentioned) 
supporting character group real/historical person
  [government agency] DC 250
Warren Worthington Jr. Warren Worthington Jr.
(mentioned) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
The Hellfire Club
[father of Angel (Warren Worthingon III)]
Marvel 14
Fred Duncan Fred Duncan
(mentioned) 
supporting character
  FBI
[kept original X-Men secret from government for years]
Marvel 16
Kathryn Worthington Kathryn Worthington
(mentioned) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
The Hellfire Club
[mother of Angel (founding X-Man)]
Marvel 14
Grotesk Grotesk (Gor-Tok)
(mentioned) 
villain
CBR Scale: S Gortokian religion
Gortokian Marvel 18

Reprints of this comic:
X-Men (vol. 1) #91 (Dec. 1974): "The Torch Is Passed...!"