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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:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Shang-Chi Shang-Chi hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Taoist monk
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 313
Misty Knight Misty Knight hero
  NYPD; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 192
Colleen Wing Colleen Wing hero
CBR Scale: S Bushido
Heroes for Hire; Nightwing Restorations...  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
unknown)
Heroes for Hire; Hispanic Marvel 16
Shockwave Shockwave (Lancaster Sneed) villain
CBR Scale: S Golden Dagger Sect
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Masters of Evil... 
[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
  Mafia; Hood's Army Marvel 4
Ghost Maker Ghost Maker (Grigori Sovchenko) villain
CBR Scale: I resurrected
The Hand; Snakeroot... 
[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
  [freelance spy; mercenary] Marvel 4
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(7-panel cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Ancestor Ancestor
(6-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D Chinese traditional religion; ancestor veneration
Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 7
Foundry Foundry
(6-panel cameo)
villain
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 4
Equinox Equinox (Terry Sorenson)
(6-panel cameo)
villain hero
  Freedom Force; Initiative: Vil-Anon Marvel 22
Orka Orka
(5-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 62
Q'Wake Q'Wake
(5-panel cameo)
villain
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 4
Sickle Sickle
(5-panel cameo)
villain
  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 atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Paladin
(4-panel cameo)
hero
  Heroes for Hire; The Thunderbolts...  Marvel 136
Lich Lich
(4-panel cameo)
villain
  Avatars of the Mandarin Marvel 6
Shadow-Slasher Shadow-Slasher (Xi-shan Hao)
(4-panel cameo)
villain
  [martial artist] Marvel 3
Otis Danger Johnson Otis Danger Johnson
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
  A.I.M.; Heroes for Hire (staff)...  Marvel 7
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(mentioned & on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Luke Cage Luke Cage
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 672
Norman Osborn Green Goblin (Norman Osborn)
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
H.A.M.M.E.R. (leader); The Thunderbolts (leader)...  Marvel 417
The Scorpion Venom (Mac Gargan)
(mentioned)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 315
Spider-Man Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)
(mentioned)
villain hero scientist
  Thunderbolts Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 1,006
The Mandarin The Mandarin (Khan)
(mentioned)
villain scientist
  The Hand; Mandarin's Minions...  Marvel 190
Fu Manchu Fu Manchu
(mentioned)
villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Si-Fan (leader); Order of the Golden Dawn (leader); Leopard Cult (leader)
Si-Fan; Asian
[father of Shang-Chi]
Marvel 148
Wyatt Earp Wyatt Earp
(mentioned)
real/historical person
  U.S. Marshals Marvel 408
Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony
(mentioned)
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Quaker
[famed suffragist] DC Archie, etc. 13
Kenji Ozawa
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Bushido
Asian
[Samurai; Colleen Wing's grandfather; raised her]
Marvel 2