Marvel Team-Up Annual #1 (Dec. 1976):
“The Lords of Light and Darkness!”
by Chris Claremont, Bonnie Wilford, Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema, etc.

Marvel Team-Up Annual #1

Title: “The Lords of Light and Darkness!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1976

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Chris Claremont, Bonnie Wilford, Bill Mantlo
Art by: Sal Buscema, Mike Esposito

12 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
Phoenix Phoenix (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Twelve...  Marvel 1,905
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; Neyaphem...  Marvel 4,345
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
Banshee Banshee (Sean Cassidy) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Factor Three; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 1,340
Phoenix Phoenix villain hero
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
The Hellfire Club; X-Men Marvel 129
The Nest supporting character group
CBR Scale: M Hindu
[Agni, Brahma, Kali, Mara, Ratri, Shiva, Vishnu, Yama Dharma] Marvel 1
Agni, Lord of Fire Agni, Lord of Fire (Dr. Araman Nila) hero
CBR Scale: U Hindu
The Nest
[radiation expert from India]
Marvel 1