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Maximum Security #1 (Dec. 2000):
“Illegal Aliens”
by Kurt Busiek, Jerry Ordway, Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan, etc.

Maximum Security #1

Title: “Illegal Aliens”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 2000

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Kurt Busiek

Art by: Jerry Ordway, Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan, Al Vey, Chris Ivy


106 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.
U.S. Agent U.S. Agent (John Walker)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: S Evangelical Protestant
The Avengers; S.T.A.R.S....  Marvel 333
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Weapon Plus; The Ultimates...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly
secular; sometimes prays;
Alcoholics Anonymous
Weapon X (Exiles); Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
Giant-Man Goliath (Hank Pym) hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
The Avengers; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half
Jewish; sorceress
The Ultimates; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,624
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal);
atheist
The Avengers; The Ultimates...  Marvel 1,339
Vision Vision hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic
(temporary)
Galactic Guardians; Guardians of the Galaxy...  Marvel 1,393
Captain Marvel Warbird (Carol Danvers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
U.S. Air Force; Starjammers...  Marvel 784
Valerie Cooper Valerie Cooper supporting character
  Sentinel Squad O.N.E. (leader); X-Factor (liaison)...  Marvel 253
3-D Man Triathlon (Delroy Garrett Jr.) hero
CBR Scale: M Triune Understanding
(Scientology)
black; The Avengers Marvel 101
Shiar Shi'ar supporting character
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
[alien race] Marvel 106
Ronan the Accuser (Ronan) villain
CBR Scale: R Kree religion
Kree
[former supreme public accuser]
Marvel 170
Commission on Superhuman Activities Commission on Superhuman Activities supporting character
  [U.S. govt. agency for regulating superhuman activities] Marvel 24
Duane Freeman Duane Freeman supporting character
CBR Scale: D Triune Understanding
(Scientology)
black
[Avengers government liason]
Marvel 14
Allie Magruder Allie Magruder supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S. Marvel 5
Why'rion villain
CBR Scale: R Aakon religion
Aakon
[helped Ronan guard alien-imposed barrier around Earth]
Marvel 2
Alpha Centaurians Alpha Centaurians villain
CBR Scale: D alien
[amphibious; gray skin with scales] Marvel 4
The Badoon The Badoon
(cameo)
supporting character villain
CBR Scale: M Badoon religion
[alien race] Marvel 55
Dakkamites Dakkamites
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Dakkamite religion
[Wundarr's native race; race exterminated when sun went nova] Marvel 3
Axi-Tun Axi-Tun
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 9
The Froma The Froma
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[green-skinned humanoids] Marvel 12
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(cover & 2-panel cameo, pg. 30, 33)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(cover & 1-panel cameo, pg. 11, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Force; Metro College...  Marvel 4,393
Piledriver Piledriver (Brian Calusky)
(9-panel cameo, pg. 4, 7-9)
villain
  Wrecking Crew; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 137
Bufords wife Buford's wife
(4-panel cameo, pg. 13-14)
supporting character
  [found alien "baby"; turned out to be Ego the Living Planet] Marvel 1
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 19, panels 2-4)
hero
CBR Scale: I religious
Force Works; Thunder Guard...  Marvel 788
Skrulls Skrulls
(3-panel cameo, pg. 28-29)
villain
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[alien race] Marvel 344
Ego the Living Planet Ego the Living Planet
(3-panel cameo, pg. 36-38)
supporting character villain
CBR Scale: M sentient planet
Elders of the Universe (ally) Marvel 66
Farley Mowat Farley Mowat
(3-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 1-3)
supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S. Marvel 5
Retrieval Squad Retrieval Squad
(3-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 1-3)
supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S.
[assisted U.S.Agent in securing captured criminals]
Marvel 3
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 27, 30)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
The Ultimates; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 12, 30)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Secret Defenders; Code Red...  Marvel 1,893
Edwin Jarvis Edwin Jarvis
(2-panel cameo, pg. 20, panels 4-5)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Anglican
The Avengers (staff) Marvel 669
Lilandra Neramani Lilandra Neramani
(2-panel cameo, pg. 29, panels 1-2)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
Starjammers
[Majestrix (empress) of the Shi'ar Emperium]
Marvel 170
Gladiator Gladiator (Kallark)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 29, panels 1-2)
hero
  Imperial Guard Marvel 166
Blood Brothers Blood Brothers
(2-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 4-5)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Hood's Army Marvel 5
Reptyl Reptyl
(2-panel cameo, pg. 15, panels 5-6)
villain
CBR Scale: S Sauron religion
[progenitor of reptilian evolution] Marvel 10
Dr. Peter Corbeau Dr. Peter Corbeau
(2-panel cameo, pg. 20, panels 1-2)
supporting character scientist
  [Starcorps/Starcore] Marvel 29
Ruul Ruul
(2-panel cameo, pg. 26, 28)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Kree
[fake alien race Kree posed as]
Marvel 9
Rigellians Rigellians
(2-panel cameo, pg. 12, 15)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 45
Siris Siris
(2-panel cameo, pg. 15, 33)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[Mutant Master's race] Marvel 3
Geometer Geometer
(2-panel cameo, pg. 11, 29)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: I alien
[scientist; explorer] Marvel 5
Buford Buford
(2-panel cameo, pg. 14, panels 2-3)
supporting character
  [found alien "baby"; turned out to be Ego the Living Planet] Marvel 1
Gunthar Gunthar
(2-panel cameo, pg. 12, 15)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
The Freebooters; Rigellian Marvel 11
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Nick Fury Nick Fury
(1-panel cameo, pg. 30, panel 1)
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 30, panel 1)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Yancy Street Gang...  Marvel 5,017
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 27, panel 4)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
The Fantastic Four; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 952
Photon Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 27, panel 4)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Hercules Hercules
(1-panel cameo, pg. 27, panel 4)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
Renegades; The Avengers...  DC Marvel 1,029
Sersi Sersi
(1-panel cameo, pg. 27, panel 4)
hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion; Hedonist
The Avengers; Eternals Marvel 229
Hobgoblin Hobgoblin
(1-panel cameo, pg. 27, panel 4)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Skrull religion
Imperial Guard Marvel 31
Avios Avios
(1-panel cameo, pg. 29, panel 1)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Shi'ar religion
[Shi'ar; assistant to Lilandra in Intergalactic Council] Marvel 2
Skunge Skunge
(1-panel cameo, pg. 12, panel 2)
villain
CBR Scale: M Laxidazian Hedonist
Laxidazian; The Freebooters Marvel 9
Devos the Devastator Devos the Devastator (Devos)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: D radical pacifist
Fearsome Foursome Marvel 31
Aakon Aakon
(1-panel cameo, pg. 26, panel 1)
supporting character villain
CBR Scale: S Aakon religion
[invoke Aakis, Sharee, Yasa] Marvel 14
Kreddik Kreddik
(1-panel cameo, pg. 29, panel 1)
villain
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
Skrull
[ambassador to Intergalactic Council]
Marvel 4
Pete Pete
(1-panel cameo, pg. 11, panel 2)
supporting character
  [police] Marvel 1
Levan Levan
(1-panel cameo, pg. 12, panel 2)
villain
CBR Scale: R Kree religion
Kree; The Freebooters Marvel 7
Kehl Kehl
(1-panel cameo, pg. 12, panel 2)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Taurian; The Freebooters Marvel 4
Namorita Namorita (Nita Prentiss)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Secret Defenders; Atlantean...  Marvel 305
Nova Nova (Richard Rider)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
  The New Warriors; The Champions of Xandar... 
[attended Harry S. Truman High]
Marvel 427
Turbo Turbo (Mickey Musashi)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
  Loners; Asian...  Marvel 92
Maverick Bolt (Chris Bradley)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
  Gene Nation; Cable's Underground...  Marvel 21
Sunfire Sunfire (Shiro Yoshida)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 12, panel 3)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Shinto
Pacific Overlords; X-Men...  Marvel 259
X-Man X-Man (Nate Grey)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 12, panel 1)
hero
  X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants Marvel 155
Vanguard Vanguard (Nikolai Krylenko)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: S Communist
Siberforce; Winter Guard...  Marvel 56
Darkstar Darkstar (Laynia Petrovna)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member;
Christian (denomination
unknown)
Siberforce; Exiles (Russian)...  Marvel 116
Red Guardian Steel Guardian (Josef Petkus)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: S Communist Party member
The People's Protectorate; Winter Guard...  Marvel 17
Powersurge Powersurge (Lt. Illarion Pavlovich Ramskov)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Communist
Winter Guard Marvel 9
Ten-Thirtifor Ten-Thirtifor
(photo/picture/video, pg. 12, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Autocron
[alien outcast]
Marvel 3
Spragg the Living Hill Spragg the Living Hill (Spragg)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Hill People Marvel Atlas 12
Skar Skar
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Starblasters Marvel 6
The Captive The Captive (Threkker)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Starblasters; Epsiloni Marvel 12
Pac-Man Pac-Man
(photo/picture/video, pg. 4, panel 3)
lead character
  [1st app: Pac-Man (arcade game, released 22 May 1980 in Japan)] Namco; Midway 30
Dynorr the Stalker Dynorr the Stalker
(photo/picture/video, pg. 11, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Alpha Centaurian Marvel 5
Power Platoon Power Platoon
(photo/picture/video, pg. 12, panel 1)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Dakkamite Marvel 6
Nygorn Nygorn
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Starblasters
[claims he slew alien deity U'lula'n]
Marvel 7
Insidio Insidio
(photo/picture/video, pg. 16-17, panel 3)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: I alien
Starblasters Marvel 6
Alberik Alberik
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Intergalactic Council; Axi-Tun
[posed as one of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse]
Marvel 4
Fayrelyte Strongheart Fayrelyte Strongheart
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Kymellian religion
Kymellian
[defended Earth to Intergalactic Council]
Marvel 4
Wibbow Wibbow
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
Wobbow
[ambassador to Intergalactic Council; feared human reprisal]
Marvel 4
Nelet Pa Nelet Pa
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
Rigellian
[ambassador to Intergalactic Council]
Marvel 4
Kymellians Kymellians
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Kymellian religion
[alien race] Marvel 7
Sneepers Sneepers
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 5
Taurians Taurians
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 5
Troyjans Troyjans
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 10
Sagittarians Sagittarians
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 9
Ktkn Kt'kn
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 6
Makluans Makluans
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Makluan religion
[race of giant dragons] Marvel 9
Blips Blips
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[electrical beings] Marvel Atlas 4
Duckworlders Duckworlders
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
duck
[race Howard the Duck hails from]
Marvel 10
Elan Elan
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 12
Xandarians Xandarians
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Xandarian religion
[alien race] Marvel 5
Poppupians Poppupians
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[Impossible Man's race] Marvel 5
Xeronians Xeronians
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Xeronian religion
[Space Parasite's race] Marvel 5
unnamed alien race unnamed alien race
(behind the scenes)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[race Al the Alien (U.S. Archer's ally) belongs to] Marvel 9
God God
(name seen in illustration (or on screen), pg. 2, panel 2) 
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Kree Kree
(mentioned, pg. 26-27, 31)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Kree religion
[alien race] Marvel 238
Galactus Galactus (Galan)
(mentioned, pg. 27, panel 4) 
villain
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
Quasar Quasar (Wendell Vaughn)
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 1) 
hero
CBR Scale: S atheist
The Avengers; Protectors of the Universe...  Marvel 317
Silverclaw Silverclaw (Maria de Guadalupe Santiago)
(mentioned, pg. 33, panel 4) 
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic / Incan/Kamekeri
polytheism
Initiative; Hispanic...  Marvel 44
Asgardians Asgardians
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 1) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
(Asgardian)
[alien race] Marvel 644
Celestials Celestials
(mentioned, pg. 27, panel 4) 
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
[alien race] Marvel 155
Count Nefaria Count Nefaria (Luchino Nefaria)
(mentioned, pg. 18, panel 4) 
villain
  Maggia (leader); Ani-Men (leader)...  Marvel 61
Protocide Protocide (Clinton McIntyre)
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 3) 
villain
  U.S. Army; A.I.M.
[super soldier experiment]
Marvel 12