The Avengers (vol. 1) #5 (May 1964):
“The Invasion of the Lava Men!”
by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman

The Avengers (vol. 1) #5

Title: “The Invasion of the Lava Men!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1964

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

19 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake) hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Giant-Man Giant-Man (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,543
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Red She-Hulk Betty Ross supporting character
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former novitiate)
Code Red; Home Base... 
[girlfriend (later wife) of Dr. Bruce Banner (the Hulk)]
Marvel 463
A-Bomb Rick Jones supporting character
  Loners (founder); The Avengers (honorary member)...  Marvel 572
Red Hulk Thunderbolt Ross supporting character villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic; atheist
Code Red; Control...  Marvel 350
Jane Foster Jane Foster supporting character
  Secret Avengers (staff)
[nurse/girlfriend of Donald Blake (Thor)]
Marvel 341
U.S. Army U.S. Army supporting character group real/historical person
  [military unit] Marvel DC 1,801
Jinku villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Lava Men witch-doctor; magic
[1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #5 (May 1964)] Marvel 7
Molto supporting character villain
CBR Scale: R Lava Men religion
Lava Men
[benevolent; pawn of Loki]
Marvel 3
Lava Men Lava Men villain group
CBR Scale: S Lava Men religion
[hidden race] Marvel 35
King of the Lava Men (Basallo) villain
CBR Scale: M Lava Men religion
Lava Men Marvel 6
The Avengers The Avengers hero group
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 100
The Teen Brigade The Teen Brigade supporting character group
  [helpful young ham radio operators] Marvel 42
Stark Industries Stark Industries supporting character group
  [company] Marvel
The Living Rock villain
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #5 (May 1964)] Marvel 2
Frank supporting character
  [engineer; technician] Marvel 1