The X-Men (vol. 1) #48 (Sep. 1968):
“Yours Truly the Beast”
by Arnold Drake, Werner Roth, John Verpoorten

The X-Men (vol. 1) #48

Title: “Yours Truly the Beast”

Feature: Beast

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1968

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Arnold Drake
Art by: Werner Roth, John Verpoorten

Number of Pages: 5

10 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Thomas Edison Thomas Edison
scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Congregationalist; Deist
[scientist; businessperson...] DC 189
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic/Anglican
[actor; poet...] Marvel DC 83
Humpty Dumpty Humpty Dumpty
lead character
CBR Scale: I sentient inanimate
[egg from nursery rhyme; sat on a wall, had a great fall...] Macmillan 40
X-Men X-Men
hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Plato Plato
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Greek philosophy; Platonism
[philosopher; teacher] Marvel 58
Marshall McLuhan Marshall McLuhan
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Baptist/Methodist (raised); agnostic (temporary); Catholic (convert)
[coined terms "medium is the message", "global village"] Marvel 10
Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: M Russian Orthodox; Christian anarchist/pacifist
[philosopher; writer]   30