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Batman: Battle for the Cowl: The Network #1 (July 2009):
“The Network”
by Fabian Nicieza, Don Kramer, Jim Calafiore, Mark McKenna

Batman: Battle for the Cowl: The Network #1

Title: “The Network”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 2009

Publisher: DC

Written by: Fabian Nicieza

Art by: Don Kramer, Jim Calafiore, Mark McKenna


43 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.
Batgirl Batgirl (Cassandra Cain) hero
CBR Scale: I religiously untrained
Justice League Elite; The Network...  DC 222
Huntress Huntress (Helena Rosa Bertinelli) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Birds of Prey; The Outsiders... 
[Position in Checkmate: Queen]
DC 520
Oracle Oracle (Barbara Gordon) hero
  The Suicide Squad; The Justice League...  DC 921
Ragman Ragman (Rory Regan) hero
CBR Scale: M Jewish
Shadowpact; Sentinels of Magic DC 98
Professor Hugo Strange Professor Hugo Strange villain scientist
  [scientist; would-be conqueror] DC 46
Manhunter Manhunter (Kate Spencer) hero
  FBI; Birds of Prey DC 76
Misfit Misfit (Charlotte Gage-Radcliffe) hero
  Birds of Prey DC 39
Miguel Vazquez supporting character
 indeterminate  [convict] DC 1
The Network The Network hero
  [defended Gotham after Batman (supposedly) died] DC 7
Derek Deuce
(5-panel cameo)
villain
 indeterminate  [ran Deuces Wild floating casino] DC 1
Dustin Deuce
(5-panel cameo)
villain
 indeterminate  [ran Deuces Wild floating casino] DC 1
Claire Herndon
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [] DC 1
Nightwing Nightwing (Dick Grayson)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown); raised Gypsy/Roma
Batman family; Super Friends...  DC 4,498
Wildcat Wildcat (Tommy Bronson)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
  The Justice Society of America DC 75
Robin Robin (Tim Drake)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish Catholic?
Batman family; The Teen Titans...  DC 695
Lady Blackhawk Lady Blackhawk (Zinda Blake)
(2-panel cameo)
hero
  Birds of Prey; Blackhawks DC 116
Gretchen Walstead
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [] DC 1
Green Arrow Green Arrow (Oliver Queen)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M agnostic; Liberal Marxist
Justice League Elite; Seven Soldiers of Victory...  DC 2,507
Black Canary Black Canary (Dinah Lance)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown)
The Justice League; The Network...  DC 1,406
Metamorpho Metamorpho (Rex Mason)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
The Justice League; U.S. Army...  DC 392
Geo-Force Geo-Force (Prince Brion Markov)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Markovian Orthodox
The Outsiders; The Justice League DC 214
Grace Grace (Grace Choi)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S non-religious; Amazonian Greco-Roman classical religion (nominal); LGBT
The Outsiders; Amazon DC 66
Catwoman Catwoman (Selina Kyle)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
The Network; Injustice League...  DC 911
Wildcat Wildcat (Ted Grant)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  The Justice Society of America; All-Star Squadron DC 423
The Red Hood The Red Hood (Jason Todd)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown)
Batman family; The Teen Titans DC 276
Mr. Freeze Mr. Freeze (Victor Fries)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Cold Warriors; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 175
Man-Bat Man-Bat (Kirk Langstrom)
(1-panel cameo)
villain scientist
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 134
Spoiler Spoiler (Stephanie Brown)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Batman family DC 164
The Knight The Knight (Cyril Sheldrake)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Club of Heroes; Ultramarine Corps...  DC 20
Squire Squire (Beryl Hutchinson)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Ultramarine Corps DC 18
Hildy
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [casino worker] DC 1
Nurse Brown
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [working for Oracle, Misfit brough supplies to Nurse Brown] DC 1
El Gaucho
(1-panel cameo)
hero
  Club of Heroes DC 8
Black Spider Black Spider (Eric Needham)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M vengeance; resurrected
[as drug addict, accidentally killed his own father] DC 23
Doctor Phosphorus Doctor Phosphorus (Alex Sartorius)
(1-panel cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: S demonolatry
[sold soul to Neron in exchange for more power] DC 44
Poison Ivy Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley)
(visual reference)
villain
CBR Scale: M fundamentalist Environmentalist
The Suicide Squad; The Injustice Gang...  DC 414
The Firefly The Firefly (Garfield Lynns)
(visual reference)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 57
O'Malley
(business/store name)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [bar in Gotham City named after him] DC 1
Pinky
(business/store name)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [lounge in Gotham City named after her] DC 1
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
Super Friends; The Justice League...  DC 11,112
Killer Croc Killer Croc (Waylon Jones)
(mentioned)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 202
Yoda Yoda
(mentioned)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Jedi Master
[] Lucasfilm Dark Horse 160
Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood
(mentioned)
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Baptist
[singer; songwriter] DC 124