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Captain America (vol. 5) #48 (May 2009):
“Old Friends and Enemies: Part 3”
by Ed Brubaker, Jackson Guice (as Butch Guice), Luke Ross, Steve Epting

Captain America (vol. 5) #48

Title: “Old Friends and Enemies: Part 3”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Ed Brubaker
Art by: Jackson Guice (as Butch Guice), Luke Ross, Steve Epting


18 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.
Winter Soldier Winter Soldier (Bucky Barnes)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 395
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,864
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,789
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond) hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
The Invaders; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel Timely 497
The Man With No Face The Man With No Face (Philip Wing) villain
  Asian Marvel 8
Zhang Chin Zhang Chin villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Fundamentalist
Environmentalist (population
control euthanasiast)
[helped invent Captain America super soldier serum] Marvel 6
Nazis Nazis
(only on cover)
villain group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Nazi
[generic WWII Nazis] Timely Marvel, etc. 4,222
Toro Toro (Thomas Raymond)
(only on cover)
hero
  The Invaders; The All-Winners Squad...  Marvel Timely 311
Norman Osborn Iron Patriot (Norman Osborn)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
H.A.M.M.E.R. (leader); The Thunderbolts (leader)...  Marvel 417
The Scorpion Venom (Mac Gargan)
(2-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 315
Ares Ares
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
The Avengers; Dark Avengers... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
Moonstone Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 235
Bullseye Bullseye (Benjamin Poindexter)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
The Thunderbolts; Dark Avengers
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Daken Daken (Daken Akihiro)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S Shinto (raised); later "non-religious"
Dark X-Men; Dark Avengers... 
[son of Wolverine]
Marvel 72
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Noh-Varr)
(1-panel cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Kree religion (former
missionary)
Kree; Dark Avengers
[was operative of 18th Kree Diplomatic Gestalt]
Marvel 100
unnamed clergyman
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Christian (denomination
unknown)
[officiated at funeral of Human Torch (Jim Hammond)] Marvel 1
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Mrs. Chin
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [Zhang Chin's wife; accidentally killed by Winter Soldier] Marvel 2