Marvel Knights Spider-Man #16 (Sep. 2005):
“Wild Blue Yonder, Part Four”
by Reginald Hudlin, Billy Tan, Mark Buckingham, Jon Sibal

Marvel Knights Spider-Man #16

Title: “Wild Blue Yonder, Part Four”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 2005

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Reginald Hudlin
Art by: Billy Tan, Mark Buckingham, Jon Sibal

24 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Ethan Edwards Ethan Edwards hero
CBR Scale: M Protestant
[based on Clark Kent/Superman, with Skrull twist]
Marvel 7
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
Skrulls Skrulls
(pg. 19-22)
villain group
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[alien race] Marvel 344
Absorbing Man Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel) villain
CBR Scale: I temporarily became follower of
The Masters of Evil Marvel 270
The Owl The Owl (Leland Owlsley) villain
  Gang of Four
[led his own criminal gang]
Marvel 135
mystery woman villain
CBR Scale: S Ninjutsu
The Hand
[trained by the Hand]
Marvel 6
Laurie Lynton
(7-panel cameo, pg. 9, 18)
supporting character
  Midtown High School
[Peter Parker's former classmate; science reporter]
Marvel 3
Galactus Galactus (Galan)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 19-20)
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
unnamed Skrull scientist
(2-panel cameo, pg. 19, 21)
supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[empowered Super-Skrull; father of Ethan Edwards]
Marvel 1
unnamed Skrull woman
(2-panel cameo, pg. 19, 21)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[mother of Ethan Edwards]
Marvel 1
Super-Skrull Super-Skrull (K'lrt)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 21, panel 1)
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
Skrull Marvel 226
Giant-Man Ant-Man (Hank Pym)
(name seen in illustration (or on screen), pg. 13, panel 5) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,543
God God
(mentioned, pg. 11, panel 4) 
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 3) 
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 3) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Mary Jane Watson Mary Jane Watson
(mentioned, pg. 9) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[was wife of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,827
J. Jonah Jameson J. Jonah Jameson
(mentioned, pg. 1) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: M hates Spider-Man
[Peter Parker's boss; Spider-Man's denouncer] Marvel 1,719
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
(mentioned, pg. 1, 5) 
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Code Red; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,893
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(mentioned, pg. 15, panel 5) 
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
The Hand The Hand
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 1) 
villain group
CBR Scale: D Ninjutsu
[1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #174 (Sep. 1981)] Marvel 155