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Avengers (vol. 1) #501 (Oct. 2004):
“Chaos: Part Two of Four”
by Brian Michael Bendis, David Finch, Danny Miki

Avengers (vol. 1) #501

Title: “Chaos: Part Two of Four”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2004

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Brian Michael Bendis
Art by: David Finch, Danny Miki


52 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.
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Giant-Man Yellowjacket (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton) hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Avengers; The Great Lakes Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 952
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Agent Maher supporting character
 indeterminate  S.H.I.E.L.D.
[on site when Scarlet Witch caused She-Hulk to attack]
Marvel 1
Lionheart Captain Britain (Kelsey Leigh)
(4-panel cameo, pg. 3-4, 12)
hero
  The Avengers; Captain Britain Corps Marvel 26
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,864
Nick Fury Nick Fury
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 1,898
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
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)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 786
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: I religious
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 788
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,789
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Captain Marvel Warbird (Carol Danvers)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
U.S. Air Force; The Avengers...  Marvel 784
Tigra Tigra (Greer Grant)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S mystically empowered
Cat People; The Avengers...  Marvel 310
Photon Photon (Monica Rambeau)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22-23)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Moon Knight Moon Knight (Marc Spector)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion (raised Jewish)
United States Marine Corps; The Avengers...  Marvel 423
Luke Cage Luke Cage
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Hercules Hercules
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
The Champions; The Avengers...  DC Marvel 1,029
A-Bomb Rick Jones
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21-22)
supporting character
  The Avengers (honorary member); The Teen Brigade (leader)...  Marvel 572
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
Firestar Firestar (Angelica Jones)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
The Avengers; The New Warriors...  NBC Marvel 338
Justice Justice (Vance Astrovik)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish (half)
The New Warriors; Counter Force...  Marvel 291
Darkhawk Darkhawk (Chris Powell)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
  The Avengers; The New Warriors...  Marvel 180
Rage Rage (Elvin Daryl Haliday)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: S Protestant
The Avengers; The New Warriors...  Marvel 157
Hellcat Hellcat (Patsy Walker)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel Timely 656
U.S. Agent U.S. Agent (John Walker)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: S Evangelical Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel 333
Crystal Crystal (Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: S Inhuman religion
Inhumans; Inhuman...  Marvel 531
D-Man D-Man (Dennis Dunphy)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: A Salvation Army
The Avengers; Night People...  Marvel 60
Quasar Quasar (Wendell Vaughn)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: S atheist
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers...  Marvel 317
Jocasta
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
The Avengers; Initiative: Mavericks Marvel 142
Mantis Mantis (Mandy Celestine)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Priests of Pama (pacifistic
Kree sect); Celestial Madonna
The Avengers; Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel 161
Stingray Stingray (Walter Newell)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 124
Firebird Firebird (Bonita Juarez)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
The Avengers; The Rangers...  Marvel 84
Living Lightning Living Lightning (Miguel Santos)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; LGBT
The Avengers; The Rangers...  Marvel 118
3-D Man Triathlon (Delroy Garrett Jr.)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: M Triune Understanding
(Scientology)
The Avengers; black Marvel 101
Silverclaw Silverclaw (Maria de Guadalupe Santiago)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 22)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic / Incan/Kamekeri polytheism
The Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 44
Sersi Sersi
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion; Hedonist
The Avengers; Eternals Marvel 229
Vision Vision
(corpse)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
Ant-Man Ant-Man (Scott Lang)
(corpse, pg. 12, panels 5-6) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: S repentant
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 120
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,624
Ultron Ultron
(visual reference, pg. 10, panel 3) 
villain
  The Masters of Evil; Lethal Legion Marvel 459
Jack of Hearts Jack of Hearts (Jonathan Hart)
(mentioned, pg. 15, panel 4) 
hero
  The Avengers; The Defenders Marvel 144

In addition to the characters identified above, there may be other characters in the back rows in the two-page spread picture on pages 21-22. The characters I personally identified are listed on this page. Consulting other references, the following characters (most of which I think are mis-identifications) were identified by one reference each: Diamondback, Human Torch (Jim Hammond), Shroud, Jarvis, Paladin, Starfox, James Rhodes.