Marvel Knights Spider-Man #17 (Oct. 2005):
“Wild Blue Yonder, Part Five”
by Reginald Hudlin, Billy Tan, Jon Sibal

Marvel Knights Spider-Man #17

Title: “Wild Blue Yonder, Part Five”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2005

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

15 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 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
Mr. Edwards supporting character
CBR Scale: M Protestant
[Ethan Edwards' adoptive father; deeply religious] Marvel 3
The Owl The Owl (Leland Owlsley)
(7-panel cameo, pg. 14, 21)
  Gang of Four
[led his own criminal gang]
Marvel 135
J. Jonah Jameson J. Jonah Jameson
(6-panel cameo, pg. 4-5)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M hates Spider-Man
[Peter Parker's boss; Spider-Man's denouncer] Marvel 1,719
mystery woman
(6-panel cameo, pg. 14, 21)
CBR Scale: S Ninjutsu
The Hand
[trained by the Hand]
Marvel 6
unnamed Skrull scientist
(imagination, pg. 20, panel 2) 
supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[empowered Super-Skrull; father of Ethan Edwards]
Marvel 1
God God
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3) 
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Albert Einstein Albert Einstein
(mentioned, pg. 11, panel 4) 
scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Humanist; Ethical Culture
[1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #269 (May 1982)] Marvel DC 252