Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #49 (Jan. 2002):
“Dark Victory”
by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Marin, Jeph Loeb, Jesus Merino

Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #49

Title: “Dark Victory”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 2002

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Marin, Jeph Loeb
Art by: Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Merino

23 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Five; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards) hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Abraxas villain
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[abstract embodiment of destruction] Marvel 7
Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) hero
CBR Scale: S Zenn-La religion
Heralds of Galactus; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 826
Kymaera (Nita Prentiss) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 305
Galactus Galactus (Galan) villain
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
Franklin Richards Franklin Richards hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Daydreamers; Fantastic Five...  Marvel 650
Valeria Richards Valeria von Doom (Valeria Richards) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four Marvel 113
The Watcher The Watcher (Uatu) supporting character
CBR Scale: S monotheist / Watcher religion,
focusing on non-interference
and observation
The Watchers Marvel 582
Eternity Eternity deity
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
Seven Friendless Marvel 84
Nova Nova (Frankie Raye) hero
  Heralds of Galactus; The Fantastic Four (ally) Marvel 131
Brute Brute (Reed Richards) villain
  The Frightful Four
[Reed Richards of Counter-Earth]
Marvel 18
Infinity supporting character
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[personification of sum total of all that exists] Marvel 31
Roma supporting character deity
CBR Scale: M sorceress/goddess
Captain Britain Corps (leader)
[Guardian of the Multiverse; Merlin's daughter]
Marvel 4
Saturnyne Saturnyne (Opal Luna Saturnyne) supporting character
  [Omniversal Majestrix] Marvel UK 5
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(alternative reality version)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(alternative reality version)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Vision Vision
(alternative reality version)
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
A-Next; Galactic Guardians...  Marvel 1,393
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell)
(alternative reality version)
CBR Scale: S Kree religion
[former captain of Kree star fleet]
Marvel 142
Swordsman Swordsman (Jacques Duquesne)
(alternative reality version)
villain hero
  Batroc's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Egghead)...  Marvel 73
Doctor Spectrum Doctor Spectrum (Joe Ledger)
(alternative reality version)
  Squadron Sinister; Squadron Supreme Marvel 139

This publication is also known as: Fantastic Four #478 or Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #478. This issue features an alternative issue number.