X-Factor (vol. 3) #40 (Apr. 2009):
“Slings & Arrows”
by Peter David, Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson

X-Factor (vol. 3) #40

Title: “Slings & Arrows”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Apr. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Peter David
Art by: Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson

19 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Multiple Man Multiple Man (Jamie Madrox) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian; Buddhist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Fallen Angels...  Marvel 257
Crystal supporting character
 indeterminate  [her jealous boyfriend Ronnie took hostages at store] Marvel 1
unnamed police officer supporting character
 indeterminate  [in charge of scene of hostage situation at 24-7 Mart store] Marvel 1
Ronnie villain
CBR Scale: I religious
[took hostages in convenience store] Marvel 1
John Maddox John Maddox supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Episcopalian priest
[now-independent duplicate of Jamie Madrox] Marvel 3
24-7 Mart 24-7 Mart supporting character group
  [convenience store; similar to 7-Eleven] Marvel 1
Layla Miller Layla Miller
(cover & 5-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: U Objectivist
Summers Rebellion; X-Factor Investigations Marvel 67
(5-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [taken hostage in store he worked at by a jealous boyfriend] Marvel 1
Mrs. Maddox
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Episcopalian
[wife of Rev. John Maddox (independent Multiple Man dupe)] Marvel 3
Daniel Maddox
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[non-biological son of Rev. John Maddox] Marvel 3
Sean Cassidy
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[infant "son" of Madrox and Siryn; actually a Madrox "dupe"] Marvel 1
Jesus Christ Jesus Christ (Jesus of Nazareth)
(visual reference)
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Christianity
[] DC 565
God God
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
M M (Monet St. Croix)
CBR Scale: S Muslim
black; Generation X...  Marvel 205
Siryn Siryn (Theresa Cassidy)
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Fallen Angels; X-Corporation...  Marvel 162
Bishop Bishop (Lucas Bishop)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S X-Men veneration (lapsed)
black; NYPD...  Marvel 548
Mark Twain Mark Twain
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Presbyterian
[writer] Marvel 106
Paul the Apostle Paul the Apostle
clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Jewish; Christian (Apostle)
[1st app: New Testament (52 A.D.)] Marvel DC, etc. 41
Hamlet Hamlet
lead character
CBR Scale: M Lutheran
[prince] DC 188