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X-Men (vol. 2) #18 (Mar. 1993):
“The Crops Mature”
by Fabian Nicieza, Andy Kubert, Mark Pennington, Dan Panosian

X-Men (vol. 2) #18

Title: “The Crops Mature”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1993

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Fabian Nicieza

Art by: Andy Kubert, Mark Pennington, Dan Panosian


21 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 2,604
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,752
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,615
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 4,122
Psylocke Psylocke (Betsy Braddock) hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican
Excalibur; X-Men...  Marvel UK Marvel 772
Jubilee Jubilee (Jubilation Lee) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
Generation X; X-Men...  Marvel 570
Magik Magik (Illyana Rasputin) hero
CBR Scale: S occult/magick; demonolatry; raised Communist
The New Mutants; The Exiles Marvel 450
Revanche Revanche (Kwannon) hero
CBR Scale: S Ninjutsu
The Hand; X-Men... 
[mind/body switched with Psylocke]
Marvel 30
Darkstar Darkstar (Laynia Petrovna) hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member; Christian (denomination unknown)
The Champions; X-Corporation...  Marvel 116
Blind Faith Blind Faith (Father Alexi Garnoff) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Catholic priest
Siberforce; The Soviet Super-Soldiers...  Marvel 9
Omega Red Omega Red (Arkady Rossovich) villain
CBR Scale: S Communist
KGB; The Upstarts...  Marvel 98
The Hand The Hand villain
CBR Scale: D Ninjutsu
[1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #174 (Sep. 1981)] Marvel 155
Matsuo Tsurayaba Matsu'o Tsurayaba villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Ninjutsu; Death Touch Cult
(leader)
The Hand; Yakuza... 
[wrested control of Yakuza]
Marvel 35
Alexi Vazhin Alexi Vazhin supporting character
CBR Scale: S Communist
KGB
[Russia's mutant affairs chief; helped train Rick Mason]
Marvel 16
Soul Skinner villain
  [1st app: X-Men (vol. 2) #17 (Feb. 1993)] Marvel 4
Alexandra Rasputin Alexandra Rasputin supporting character
CBR Scale: U Russian Orthodox; Communist
[mother of Colossus, Magik, Mikhail] Marvel 4
Nikolai Rasputin Nikolai Rasputin supporting character
CBR Scale: U Russian Orthodox; Communist
[father of Colossus, Magik, Mikhail] Marvel 6
Nyoirin Henecha Nyoirin Henecha villain
CBR Scale: U Ninjutsu; Buddhist
The Hand; Yakuza
[Kwannon's former master/employer/lover]
Marvel 6
Cable Cable (Nathan Christopher Summers)
(vision)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Askani (leader)
X-Force; X-Men...  Marvel 666
Havok Havok (Alex Summers)
(vision)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Brotherhood of Mutants; Magistrates... 
[Cyclops' brother]
Marvel 592
Stryfe Stryfe (Nathan Summers (clone)
(vision)
villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 111