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[[]] Religion and Characters in Marvel Knights (vol. 1) #4 (Oct. 2000): "Zaran"
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Marvel Knights (vol. 1) #4 (Oct. 2000):
“Zaran”
by Chuck Dixon, Eduardo Barreto, Klaus Janson

Marvel Knights (vol. 1) #4

Title: “Zaran”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2000

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Chuck Dixon

Art by: Eduardo Barreto, Klaus Janson


21 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.
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
The Avengers; The Champions...  Marvel 1,789
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
Marvel Knights; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,893
Dagger Dagger (Tandy Bowen) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
League of Losers; Secret Defenders... 
[partner of Cloak]
Marvel 219
Shang-Chi Shang-Chi hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Taoist monk
Heroes for Hire; Secret Avengers...  Marvel 313
Zaran Zaran (Zhou Man She) villain
  [assassin] Marvel 8
A.I.M. A.I.M. villain
CBR Scale: S Scientism
[terrorist] Marvel 390
Cloak Cloak (Tyrone Johnson)
(4-panel cameo, pg. 14, panels 1-4)
hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Dark X-Men; black
[partner of Dagger]
Marvel 216
Fu Manchu Fu Manchu
(3-panel cameo, pg. 21-22)
villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Si-Fan (leader); Order of the Golden Dawn (leader); Leopard Cult (leader)
Asian; Si-Fan
[Foe of: Shang-Chi (arch-enemy). father of Shang-Chi]
Marvel 148
Lins father Lin's father
(3-panel cameo, pg. 12, panels 1-3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Chinese traditional religion
Asian
[Lin's father]
Marvel 3
Aunt Mui Aunt Mui
(3-panel cameo, pg. 12, panels 1-3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Chinese traditional religion
Asian
[Lin's mother]
Marvel 3
Moon Knight Moon Knight (Marc Spector)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 20, panels 1-2)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion (raised Jewish)
CIA; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 423
Lin Lin
(2-panel cameo, pg. 21-22) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Chinese traditional religion
Asian
[Menaced by: Jade Dragon Ma; Jimmy Lo]
Marvel 3
Nick Fury Nick Fury
(1-panel cameo, pg. 15, panel 5)
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
The Ultimates; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 1,898
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 5, panel 3) 
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Invaders; Redeemers...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Zaran Zaran (Maximillian Zaran)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
villain hero
  Initiative; MI-6...  Marvel 61
S.H.I.E.L.D.
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 1) 
supporting character
  [intelligence agency; government agency...] Marvel 1,188
Frank David Castle
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 3) 
villain
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[son of Punisher] Marvel 4
Maria Elizabeth Castle
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 3) 
villain
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[wife of Punisher] Marvel 4
Lisa Barbara Castle
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 3) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[Punisher's daughter; killed by mobsters] Marvel 4
Rock Trolls Rock Trolls
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3) 
villain
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic paganism
[1st app: Journey Into Mystery (vol. 1) #99 (Dec. 1963)] Marvel 46