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Marvel Knights 4 #21 (Oct. 2005):
“Desperate Housewife”
by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Valentine DeLandro, Ron Frenz, Matt Banning, etc.

Marvel Knights 4 #21

Title: “Desperate Housewife”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2005

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Art by: Valentine DeLandro, Ron Frenz, Matt Banning, Sal Buscema


27 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.
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,069
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed
alternatively as explicitly
believing in God and as
atheist
The Avengers; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,661
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Avengers; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 786
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation; Fantastic Five...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Metro College; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 4,393
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
Heroes for Hire; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 952
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant
supremacist
Generation X (teacher); Council of the Chosen...  Marvel 3,409
Alicia Masters Alicia Masters supporting character
  [blind sculptress; long-time Thing girlfriend] Marvel 416
She-Thing She-Thing (Sharon Ventura) hero
  Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 115
Valeria Richards Valeria Richards
(5-panel cameo, pg. 4, 19)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four Marvel 113
Franklin Richards Franklin Richards
(2-panel cameo, pg. 19, panels 3-4)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Daydreamers; Generation X...  Marvel 650
Roberta Roberta
(2-panel cameo, pg. 5, 19)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[receptionist] Marvel 19
Mole Man Mole Man (Harvey Elder)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 3, panel 3)
villain scientist
  [ruler of much of Subterranea] Marvel 297
Ray
(business/store name, pg. 8-11)
supporting character
  [business owner; restaurateur] Marvel 1
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(mentioned, pg. 8, 15, 17) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
The Avengers; Atlantean...  Marvel 1,864
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; Academy of Tomorrow...  Marvel 5,233
Klaw Klaw (Ulysses Klaw)
(mentioned, pg. 11, panel 3) 
villain
  The Masters of Evil; Fearsome Foursome...  Marvel 151
Wyatt Wingfoot Wyatt Wingfoot
(mentioned, pg. 10, 17) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Native American spirituality
(Comanche/Keewazi)
Metro College; Native American... 
[former boyfriend of She-Hulk]
Marvel 112
Diablo Diablo (Esteban Diablo)
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 1) 
villain
CBR Scale: D Alchemist; demonolatry
[1st app: Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #30 (Sep. 1964)] Marvel 47
H.E.R.B.I.E. H.E.R.B.I.E.
(mentioned, pg. 1, 5) 
hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Fantastic Five (ally) Marvel 102
Kourtney Keaton Kourtney Keaton
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 2) 
supporting character
  [supermodel; Johnny Storm's girlfriend] Marvel 8
Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 5) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M LGBT; Anglican; Catholic
[writer] Marvel 49
Katie Holmes
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 5) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic (raised); Scientology
(convert)
[actress; film star] Marvel 89
Edvard Grieg
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 1) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Unitarian
[best known for his Piano Concerto in A minor] Marvel 3
Beauty Beauty (Belle)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3) 
lead character
  [1st app: Beauty and the Beast (1600)] Walt Disney Pictures 66
The Beast The Beast
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3) 
lead character
CBR Scale: M cursed
[prince] Walt Disney Pictures 65
The Creature from the Black Lagoon The Creature from the Black Lagoon
(mentioned, pg. 13, panels 1-2) 
villain
CBR Scale: I hidden race
[last survivor of race of amphibious humanoids] Universal Studios 26