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Astonishing X-Men Saga #1 (Mar. 2006)
by Eric Moreels, John Cassaday

Astonishing X-Men Saga #1

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 2006

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Eric Moreels
Art by: John Cassaday


57 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
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,122
Kitty Pryde Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
S.H.I.E.L.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 3,128
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
X-Men; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 3,409
Lockheed Lockheed hero
CBR Scale: I alien dragon
S.W.O.R.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 248
Armor Armor (Hisako Ichiki) hero
  Xavier Institute; X-Men...  Marvel 132
Sentinels Sentinels villain group
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robots
[1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965)] Marvel 245
Danger supporting character villain hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
X-Men; X-Club
[X-Men's Danger Room, gained self-awareness]
Marvel 68
Dr. Kavita Rao Dr. Kavita Rao supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: I Hindu
X-Club; South Asian
[developed "cure": medical means to neutralize mutant powers]
Marvel 62
Abigail Brand Abigail Brand hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; S.W.O.R.D. (leader)
[alien-human hybrid]
Marvel 69
S.W.O.R.D. S.W.O.R.D. supporting character group
  S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 58
Ord Ord villain
CBR Scale: S Breakworld religion
[tries to stop prophesied destruction of his world by mutant] Marvel 30
Wing Wing (Eddie Tancredi) supporting character
  Xavier Institute Marvel 5
Tildie Soames Tildie Soames supporting character
  [killed parents w/mutant power to bring nightmares to life] Marvel 4
Agent Deems Agent Deems supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; S.W.O.R.D.
[Agent Brand's right hand man; high-function autism]
Marvel 13
The Wild Sentinel The Wild Sentinel villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
[1st app: New X-Men (vol. 1) #115 (Aug. 2001)] Marvel 12
Nick Fury Nick Fury
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 1,898
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Cannonball Cannonball (Sam Guthrie)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 831
Captain Britain Captain Britain (Brian Braddock)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican (nominal); mystical
Excalibur Marvel UK Marvel 365
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr)
(cameo)
villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Cable Cable (Nathan Christopher Summers)
(cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Askani (leader)
X-Men; The New Mutants (leader)...  Marvel 666
Apocalypse Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M Clan Akkaba; Transhumanist / Social Darwinist
The Alliance of Evil (founder); Dark Riders (leader)...  Marvel 315
Psylocke Psylocke (Betsy Braddock)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel UK Marvel 772
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(cameo)
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Northstar Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT; Quebecois separatist terrorist (former)
X-Men; Alpha Flight... 
[skier]
Marvel 284
Icarus Icarus (Joshua Guthrie)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Baptist
Xavier Institute: New Mutants squad; Xavier Institute: Hellions squad Marvel 21
Elixir Elixir (Josh Foley)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S anti-mutant (former)
The Reavers; X-Men... 
[discovered powers while trying to join anti-mutant Reavers]
Marvel 118
X-23 X-23 (Laura Kinney)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I religiously untrained
X-Men; X-Force...  Marvel 190
Blindfold Blindfold (Ruth Aldine)
(cameo)
hero
  Xavier Institute; Young X-Men Marvel 66
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly non-religious
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 451
Stepford Cuckoos Stepford Cuckoos (Celeste, Esme, Mindee, Phoebe, Sophie)
(cameo)
hero
  X-Men; Weapon Plus...  Marvel 147
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Esme Cuckoo)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Xavier Institute; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 49
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Mindee Cuckoo)
(cameo)
hero
  Weapon Plus; Xavier Institute: Corsairs squad Marvel 156
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Phoebe Cuckoo)
(cameo)
hero
  Weapon Plus; Xavier Institute: Corsairs squad Marvel 152
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Celeste Cuckoo)
(cameo)
hero
  Weapon Plus; Xavier Institute: Corsairs squad Marvel 148
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Sophie Cuckoo)
(cameo)
hero
  Xavier Institute; Weapon Plus Marvel 22
Jubilee Jubilee (Jubilation Lee)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
X-Men; The New Warriors...  Marvel 570
Husk Husk (Paige Guthrie)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Baptist
X-Men; Generation X...    242
Sunfire Sunfire (Shiro Yoshida)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Shinto
X-Men; Big Hero 6...  Marvel 259
Xorn Xorn (Kuan-Yin Xorn)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Buddhist
X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 23
Xorn Xorn (Shen Xorn)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
X-Men; Asian Marvel 11
Phoenix Phoenix
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
The Hellfire Club; X-Men Marvel 129
Fantomex Fantomex (Charlie-Cluster 7)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S atheist
U-Men; Weapon Plus Marvel 41
Kid Omega Kid Omega (Quentin Quire)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M mutant supremacist
Xavier Institute; Omega Gang Marvel 13
Cassandra Nova Cassandra Nova
(cameo)
villain
  X-Men (future)
[Charles Xavier's long-lost twin sister]
Marvel 44
Black King Black King (Sebastian Shaw)
(cameo)
villain
  The Council of the Chosen; The Inner Circle Marvel 122
Jamie Braddock Jamie Braddock
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I Anglican (nominal)
Foursaken
[brother of Captain Britain, Psylocke]
Marvel UK Marvel 42
Negasonic Teenage Warhead Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Ellie Phimister)
(cameo)
supporting character
  Xavier Institute Marvel 25
Sydren Sydren
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
S.W.O.R.D. Marvel 22