Heroes for Hire (vol. 2) #1 (Oct. 2006):
“Taking it to the Streets, Part 1”
by Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Billy Tucci, Tom Palmer

Heroes for Hire (vol. 2) #1

Title: “Taking it to the Streets, Part 1”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2006

Publisher: Marvel

Written by: Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti

Art by: Billy Tucci, Tom Palmer

39 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly
secular; sometimes prays;
Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; The Ultimates...  Marvel 5,673
Shang-Chi Shang-Chi hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Taoist monk
Secret Avengers; Marvel Knights...  Marvel 313
Misty Knight Misty Knight hero
  Heroes for Hire; black...  Marvel 192
Colleen Wing Colleen Wing hero
CBR Scale: S Bushido
Nightwing Restorations; Asian...  Marvel 137
Black Cat Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Heroes for Hire Marvel 374
Humbug Humbug (Buck Mitty) villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S insect-based beliefs
Heroes for Hire Marvel 25
Tarantula Tarantula (Maria Vasquez) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
Heroes for Hire; Hispanic Marvel 16
Shockwave Shockwave (Lancaster Sneed) villain
CBR Scale: S Golden Dagger Sect
Oriental Expediters; S.H.I.E.L.D.... 
[Was one of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Deltites.]
Marvel 35
Warfist Warfist villain
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 4
unnamed battle robots supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[1st app: Heroes for Hire (vol. 2) #1 (Oct. 2006)] Marvel 1
Grindhouse Grindhouse villain
  [1st app: Heroes for Hire (vol. 2) #1 (Oct. 2006)] Marvel 1
Bloodshed Bloodshed (Wyndell Dickinson) villain
  Hood's Army; Mafia Marvel 4
Ghost Maker Ghost Maker (Grigori Sovchenko) villain
CBR Scale: I resurrected
Snakeroot; KGB... 
[part Mongol from the Russian steppes]
Marvel 4
Goldbug Goldbug (Matthew Gilden) villain
CBR Scale: S obsessed with gold
[executive; thief] Marvel 11
Kogar Kogar (Li-Peng Kai) villain
  [leader of own smuggling ring] Marvel 6
Vienna Vienna supporting character
  [mercenary; freelance spy] Marvel 4
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(7-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Ancestor Ancestor
(6-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: D Chinese traditional religion;
ancestor veneration
Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 7
Foundry Foundry
(6-panel cameo)
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 4
Equinox Equinox (Terry Sorenson)
(6-panel cameo)
villain hero
  Initiative: Vil-Anon; Freedom Force Marvel 22
Orka Orka
(5-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Deep Six; Atlantean...  Marvel 62
QWake Q'Wake
(5-panel cameo)
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 4
Sickle Sickle
(5-panel cameo)
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 2
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(4-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed
alternatively as explicitly
believing in God and as
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
(4-panel cameo)
  Wild Pack; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 136
Lich Lich
(4-panel cameo)
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 6
Shadow-Slasher Shadow-Slasher (Xi-shan Hao)
(4-panel cameo)
  [martial artist] Marvel 3
Otis Danger Johnson Otis Danger Johnson
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
  Nightwing Restorations (staff); Heroes for Hire (staff)...  Marvel 7
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(mentioned & on cover)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Luke Cage Luke Cage
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; The Fantastic Four... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand)
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
Secret Defenders; The Avengers...  Marvel 672
Norman Osborn Green Goblin (Norman Osborn)
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Thunderbolts (leader); Cabal of Scrier (leader)... 
[Foe of: Spider-Man (arch-enemy)]
Marvel 417
The Scorpion Venom (Mac Gargan)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Thunderbolts; Initiative...  Marvel 315
Spider-Man Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)
villain hero scientist
  The Masters of Evil; Sinister Six...  Marvel 1,006
The Mandarin The Mandarin (Khan)
villain scientist
  Mandarin's Minions; Asian... 
[Foe of: Iron Man (arch-enemy)]
Marvel 190
Fu Manchu Fu Manchu
villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Si-Fan (leader); Order of the
Golden Dawn (leader); Leopard
Cult (leader)
Si-Fan; Asian
[Foe of: Shang-Chi (arch-enemy). father of Shang-Chi]
Marvel 148
Wyatt Earp Wyatt Earp
real/historical person
  U.S. Marshals Marvel 408
Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Quaker
[famed suffragist] DC Archie, etc. 13
Kenji Ozawa
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Bushido
[Samurai; Colleen Wing's grandfather; raised her]
Marvel 2