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Maximum Security #2 (Dec. 2000):
“A World of Hurt”
by Kurt Busiek, Jerry Ordway, Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan, etc.

Maximum Security #2

Title: “A World of Hurt”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 2000

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Kurt Busiek

Art by: Jerry Ordway, Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan, Walden Wong


95 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) hero
CBR Scale: S Evangelical Protestant
Force Works; Omega Flight...  Marvel 333
Ruul Ruul villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Kree
[fake alien race Kree posed as]
Marvel 9
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly
secular; sometimes prays;
Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; The Ultimates...  Marvel 5,673
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Avengers; U.S. Air Force...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S humanist; portrayed
alternatively as explicitly
believing in God and as
atheist
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Five...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards) hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 4,069
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal);
atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Secret Defenders; Heralds of Galactus...  Marvel 826
S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character
  [intelligence agency; government agency...] Marvel 1,188
Skrulls Skrulls villain
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[alien race] Marvel 344
Kree Kree
(pg. 0)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Kree religion
[alien race] Marvel 238
Shiar Shi'ar supporting character
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
[alien race] Marvel 106
Ego the Living Planet Ego the Living Planet supporting character villain
CBR Scale: M sentient planet
Elders of the Universe (ally) Marvel 66
Sintariis Sintariis
(pg. 0)
villain
CBR Scale: R Kree religion
Kree
["Ruul" ambassador to Intergalactic Council]
Marvel 4
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(6-panel cameo, pg. 10-12)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Genoshan Excalibur; The Mutant Underground (founder)...  Marvel 4,999
Beta Ray Bill Beta Ray Bill
(5-panel cameo, pg. 5-6)
hero
CBR Scale: M Norse/Teutonic paganism /
Korbinite religion
Thor Corps; Star Masters...  Marvel 128
Fiz Fiz
(5-panel cameo, pg. 10-12)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Skrull religion
Cadre K; Skrull
[mutant Skrull]
Marvel 19
Captain Marvel Warbird (Carol Danvers)
(4-panel cameo, pg. 5-8)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Operation: Lightning Storm (leader); Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 784
Edwin Jarvis Edwin Jarvis
(4-panel cameo, pg. 4, 8-9)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Anglican
The Avengers (staff) Marvel 669
Quasar Quasar (Wendell Vaughn)
(4-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 2-5)
hero
CBR Scale: S atheist
Star Masters; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 317
Nuro Nuro
(4-panel cameo, pg. 10-12)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Skrull religion
Skrull; Cadre K Marvel 1
RTee R'Tee
(4-panel cameo, pg. 10-12)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Skrull religion
Skrull; Cadre K Marvel 1
Spunje Spunje
(4-panel cameo, pg. 10-12)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Skrull religion
Cadre K; Skrull Marvel 1
Kreddik Kreddik
(4-panel cameo, pg. 11-12)
villain
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
Skrull
[ambassador to Intergalactic Council]
Marvel 4
Vision Vision
(3-panel cameo, pg. 5-7)
hero
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic
(temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
Retrieval Squad Retrieval Squad
(3-panel cameo, pg. 13, panels 1-3)
supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S.
[assisted U.S.Agent in securing captured criminals]
Marvel 3
Giant-Man Goliath (Hank Pym)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 8, panels 3-4)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Secret Defenders; Commission on Superhuman Activities...  Marvel 1,543
Hawkeye Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 1, panels 3-4)
hero
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Ultimates; The Great Lakes Avengers...  Marvel 1,515
Tigra Tigra (Greer Grant)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 2-3)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S mystically empowered
The Avengers; Counter Force...  Marvel 310
Photon Photon (Monica Rambeau)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 9, panel 2)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Moonstone Moonstone (Karla Sofen)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 1, panel 4)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
The Masters of Evil; Dark Avengers...  Marvel 235
Songbird Songbird (Melissa Joan Gold)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 1, panel 4)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The Masters of Evil; Grapplers...  Marvel 229
Charcoal Charcoal (Charlie Burlingame)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 1, panel 4)
villain hero
  Brute Force; Secret Empire... 
[belonged to Imperial Force, agents of Secret Empire]
Marvel 41
Bishop Bishop (Lucas Bishop)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 10, panel 4)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S X-Men veneration (lapsed)
NYPD; Xavier's Security Enforcers...  Marvel 548
Moondragon Moondragon (Heather Douglas)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 9, panel 2)
hero clergy/religious leader scientist
CBR Scale: S Titanian priestess
The Defenders; Infinity Watch... 
[raised by Shao-Lom monks on Titan]
Marvel 335
Starfox Starfox (Eros)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 9, panel 2)
hero
CBR Scale: R Titanian religion
The Avengers; Eternals of Titan Marvel 207
Jack of Hearts Jack of Hearts (Jonathan Hart)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 9, panel 2)
hero
  The Defenders; The Avengers Marvel 144
Supreme Intelligence Supreme Intelligence
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21)
villain
CBR Scale: U Kree religion
[ruler of the Kree Empire] Marvel 120
Ronan the Accuser (Ronan)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 7, panel 1)
villain
CBR Scale: R Kree religion
Kree
[former supreme public accuser]
Marvel 170
ZCann Z'Cann
(1-panel cameo, pg. 10, panel 4)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Skrull religion
Cadre K Marvel 6
Kali Vries
(1-panel cameo, pg. 13, panel 2)
supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S. Marvel 3
Farley Mowat Farley Mowat
(1-panel cameo, pg. 13, panel 1)
supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S. Marvel 5
Albert Alligator Albert Alligator
(1-panel cameo, pg. 13, panel 3)
supporting character comic strip character
CBR Scale: I anthropomorphic animal
alligator
[Pogo's close friend]
Dell 10
Fayrelyte Strongheart Fayrelyte Strongheart
(1-panel cameo, pg. 12, panel 1)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Kymellian religion
Kymellian
[defended Earth to Intergalactic Council]
Marvel 4
Rigellians Rigellians
(1-panel cameo, pg. 11, panel 4) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 45
Pogo
(1-panel cameo, pg. 13, panel 3)
lead character comic strip character
CBR Scale: I anthropomorphic animal
opossum Dell 28
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 4, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Scarlet Witch Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 4, panel 5)
hero
CBR Scale: M Gypsy/Roma; ethnic half
Jewish; sorceress
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 1,624
Photon Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 2)
hero
CBR Scale: I Titanian Eternals religion
Kree; The Thunderbolts Marvel 158
3-D Man Triathlon (Delroy Garrett Jr.)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 1)
hero
CBR Scale: M Triune Understanding
(Scientology)
black; The Avengers Marvel 101
Union Jack Union Jack (Joey Chapman)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 3)
hero
  Knights of Pendragon; The Invaders Marvel 75
The Fourth-Dimensional Man The Fourth-Dimensional Man (Mercurio)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 4, panel 3)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[psycho-explorer] Marvel 13
Hidden Man Hidden Man (Supramor)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 6, panel 1)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[would-be conqueror] Marvel 3
Metal Master Metal Master (Molyb)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 5)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Astran Marvel 11
Snarks Snarks
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 3) 
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 35
Zey-Rogg Zey-Rogg
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 2)
villain
CBR Scale: R Kree religion
Kree; Kree Peace Battalion
[Foe of: Genis-Vell]
Marvel 6
The Badoon The Badoon
(behind the scenes)
supporting character villain
CBR Scale: M Badoon religion
[alien race] Marvel 55
Devos the Devastator Devos the Devastator (Devos)
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: D radical pacifist
Fearsome Foursome Marvel 31
Aakon Aakon
(behind the scenes)
supporting character villain
CBR Scale: S Aakon religion
[invoke Aakis, Sharee, Yasa] Marvel 14
Alberik Alberik
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Axi-Tun; Intergalactic Council
[posed as one of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse]
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
Axi-Tun Axi-Tun
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: I alien
[alien race] Marvel 9
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
Levan Levan
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: R Kree religion
The Freebooters; Kree Marvel 7
Alpha Centaurians Alpha Centaurians
(behind the scenes)
villain
CBR Scale: D alien
[amphibious; gray skin with scales] Marvel 4
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 4) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 4) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 4) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Marvel Knights; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,893
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell)
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 2) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Kree religion
Kree
[former captain of Kree star fleet]
Marvel 142
Deathcry
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
CBR Scale: R Shi'ar religion
The Avengers Marvel 35
Lilandra Neramani Lilandra Neramani
(mentioned, pg. 10-12)
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
Starjammers
[Majestrix (empress) of the Shi'ar Emperium]
Marvel 170
Firelord Firelord (Pyreus Kril)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Xandarian religion
Nova Corps; Heralds of Galactus...  Marvel 107
Corsair Corsair (Christopher Summers)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
  U.S. Air Force; Starjammers (leader)
[father of Cyclops, Havok and Vulcan]
Marvel 113
Hepzibah Hepzibah
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
CBR Scale: I Mephitisoid religion
Starjammers; X-Force...  Marvel 56
Raza Raza (Raza Longknife)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
  Starjammers Marvel 99
Chod Ch'od
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
  Starjammers Marvel 87
Commission on Superhuman Activities Commission on Superhuman Activities
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 4) 
supporting character
  [U.S. govt. agency for regulating superhuman activities] Marvel 24
Allie Magruder Allie Magruder
(mentioned, pg. 2, panel 3) 
supporting character
  S.T.A.R.S. Marvel 5
Century Century
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 5) 
hero
  Force Works Marvel 56
The Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty
(mentioned, pg. 4, panel 5) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[gave powers to Miss America in dream] Quality 2