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X-Men (vol. 1) #51 (Dec. 1968):
“The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!”
by Arnold Drake, Werner Roth, John Tartaglione

X-Men (vol. 1) #51

Title: “The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!”

Feature: The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1968

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

Number of Pages: 5


15 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.
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
henchmen henchmen
(details) 
villain group real/historical person
  [generic, unnamed henchmen] Marvel DC 1,150
Norton McCoy Norton McCoy supporting character
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[Beast's father] Marvel 12
Edna McCoy Edna McCoy supporting character
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[Beast's mother] Marvel 12
Cerebro Cerebro villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[Xavier's mutant-finding machine, given sentience by Bastion] Marvel 9
Bard College Bard College supporting character group real/historical person
  [college/university] Marvel 1
The Conquistador The Conquistador (Orlando Furio) villain hero
  [terrorist; explorer] Marvel 12
Chico Chico villain
  [Conquistador's Lieutenant] Marvel 3
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
X-Men X-Men
(cameo)
hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
unnamed reporter
(cameo)
supporting character
  [commented on hero worship of Hank McCoy at football game] Marvel 1
Pliny the Elder Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus)
(mentioned) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: UCBR Scale: M Greek philosophy; Greco-Roman classical religion
[governor; military officer...]   2