Marvel Knights Spider-Man #18 (Nov. 2005):
“Wild Blue Yonder: Conclusion”
by Reginald Hudlin, Billy Tan, Jon Sibal

Marvel Knights Spider-Man #18

Title: “Wild Blue Yonder: Conclusion”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 2005

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

41 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
Absorbing Man Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel) villain
CBR Scale: I temporarily became follower of
The Masters of Evil Marvel 270
Ethan Edwards Ethan Edwards hero
CBR Scale: M Protestant
[based on Clark Kent/Superman, with Skrull twist]
Marvel 7
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
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
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Aunt May Aunt May supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Edwin Jarvis Edwin Jarvis supporting character
CBR Scale: U Anglican
The Avengers (staff) Marvel 669
Skrulls Skrulls villain group
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[alien race] Marvel 344
The Owl The Owl (Leland Owlsley) villain
  Gang of Four
[led his own criminal gang]
Marvel 135
Veranke Spider-Woman (Veranke) villain
CBR Scale: M Skrull religion
The Avengers Marvel 8
mystery woman villain
CBR Scale: S Ninjutsu
The Hand
[trained by the Hand]
Marvel 6
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(5-panel cameo, pg. 16, panels 1-5) 
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Maria Hill Maria Hill
(3-panel cameo, pg. 16, panels 2-4)
supporting character
[Deputy commander of S.H.I.E.L.D. (former commander)]
Marvel 196
Laurie Lynton
(3-panel cameo, pg. 11, panels 1-3)
supporting character
  Midtown High School
[Peter Parker's former classmate; science reporter]
Marvel 3
J. Jonah Jameson J. Jonah Jameson
(2-panel cameo, pg. 11, panels 3-4)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M hates Spider-Man
[Peter Parker's boss; Spider-Man's denouncer] Marvel 1,719
Tombstone Tombstone (Lonnie Lincoln)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 12, panel 2)
  Hood's Army; Sinister Twelve Marvel 135
Mr. Edwards
(mentioned in text & seen in picture, pg. 1, 11) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Protestant
[Ethan Edwards' adoptive father; deeply religious] Marvel 3
Mrs. Edwards
(mentioned in text & seen in picture, pg. 1, 11) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Protestant
[Ethan Edwards' adoptive mother; deeply religious] Marvel 3
? Edwards
(photo/picture/video, pg. 11) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Protestant
[Ethan Edwards' adoptive sister; mentally handicapped] Marvel 1
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
Heroes for Hire; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
God God
(behind the scenes, pg. 23, panel 4) 
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 6) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(mentioned, pg. 12, panels 2, 6) 
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 3) 
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 1) 
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Code Red; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 1,893
Bullseye Bullseye (Benjamin Poindexter)
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 3) 
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
Dark Avengers; The Thunderbolts
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
A.I.M. A.I.M.
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 4) 
villain group
CBR Scale: S Scientism
[terrorist] Marvel 390
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 4) 
villain group
[largest worldwide subversive organization] Marvel 283
Vulture Vulture (Adrian Toomes)
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 2) 
  Sinister Six; Sinister Twelve Marvel 342
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 4) 
villain deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Mighty Avengers (founder)...  Marvel DC 696
Thanos Thanos
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 4) 
CBR Scale: M occult; nihilist; worships Death
Eternals of Titan; Infinity Watch Marvel 306
Galactus Galactus (Galan)
(mentioned, pg. 1) 
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
Heralds of Galactus (leader) Marvel 537
Fin Fang Foom Fin Fang Foom
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 4) 
CBR Scale: U Buddhist (convert)
Makluan Marvel 63
The Gimp The Gimp
(mentioned, pg. 8, panels 4-5) 
  [wears leather, mask; silent captor] Miramax Films 3
(mentioned, pg. 21, panel 5) 
CBR Scale: M ogre
[king] Farrar, Straus and Giroux DreamWorks, etc. 27