Marvel Knights Spider-Man #10 (Mar. 2005):
“Last Stand: Part 2”
by Mark Millar, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson

Marvel Knights Spider-Man #10

Title: “Last Stand: Part 2”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 2005

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Mark Millar
Art by: Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson

34 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Black Cat Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Heroes for Hire Marvel 374
Mary Jane Watson Mary Jane Watson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[was wife of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,827
Norman Osborn Green Goblin (Norman Osborn) villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Cabal of Scrier (leader); Dark Avengers (leader)...  Marvel 417
Hydro-Man Hydro-Man (Morrie Bench)
(pg. 18-24)
  Sinister Syndicate; Sinister Twelve Marvel 84
Scotty supporting character
  [sought inmate Norman Osborn's help to cure wife] Marvel 2
Haydn supporting character
  [reluctantly allowed other guards attempt to kill Osborn] Marvel 1
(7-panel cameo, pg. 15-17)
supporting character
  [injured by Norman Osborn during prison escape] Marvel 1
Sandman Sandman (Flint Marko)
(5-panel cameo, pg. 20-24)
villain hero
  Intruders (leader); Next Wave...  Marvel 388
Electro Electro (Max Dillon)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 21-24)
  Doom's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Electro)...  Marvel 274
Vulture Vulture (Adrian Toomes)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 21-24)
  Sinister Six; Sinister Twelve Marvel 342
The Lizard The Lizard (Dr. Curt Connors)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 21-24)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Sinister Twelve; U.S. Army Marvel 318
Hammerhead (Joseph)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 21-24)
  Maggia; Sinister Twelve Marvel 96
Boomerang Boomerang (Fred Myers)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 21-24)
  Doom's Brigade; Initiative: Heavy Hitters... 
[played professional baseball]
Marvel 130
The Scorpion Venom (Mac Gargan)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 24, panels 1-2)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Dark Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 315
Chameleon (Dmitri Smerdyakov)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 22-24)
CBR Scale: S Communist
HYDRA; Maggia...  Marvel 144
Tombstone Tombstone (Lonnie Lincoln)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 22-24)
  Hood's Army; Sinister Twelve Marvel 135
Shocker Shocker (Herman Schultz)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 22-24)
  Sinister Six; Sinister Syndicate...  Marvel 157
(2-panel cameo, pg. 16-17)
supporting character
  [chased after Norman Osborn during prison escape] Marvel 1
Rhino Rhino (Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 14, panel 3) 
  Doom's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Egghead)...  Marvel 305
Venom Venom (Angelo Fortunato)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 1) 
[son of rich mobster/Mad killer bent on proving his worth]
Marvel 3
Vulture (Blackie Drago)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 11, panel 4) 
  [criminal] Marvel 3
God God
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 5) 
deity real/historical person
CBR Scale: D God
[1st app: Old Testament (1402 B.C.)] various 313
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(mentioned, pg. 9, panel 2) 
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panels 3-4) 
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Aunt May Aunt May
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
Catwoman Catwoman (Selina Kyle)
(mentioned, pg. 11, panel 3) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Batman family; Injustice League...  DC 911
Elektra Elektra (Elektra Natchios)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panels 3-4) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Greek Orthodox; Ninjutsu
Code Red; The Hand Marvel 331
Doctor Octopus Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)
(mentioned, pg. 5, panel 3) 
villain hero scientist
  Sinister Six; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 1,006
Gwen Stacy Gwen Stacy
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 2) 
supporting character
  [Spider-Man's deceased girlfriend] Marvel 560
Uncle Ben Uncle Ben (Ben Parker)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Protestant
[Spider-Man's beloved late uncle] Marvel 51
The Fantastic Four The Fantastic Four
(mentioned, pg. 9, panel 2) 
hero group
  [1st app: The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #1 (Nov. 1961)] Marvel 100
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 2) 
supporting character
  [Norman Osborn tried to cure her illness, but she died] Marvel 1
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 3) 
supporting character
  [one of the "monitor room boys" supporting Scotty] Marvel 1

This issue features a short-lived super-villain team known as the "Sinister Twelve." The team consists of numerous major Spider-Man villains. It was organized by Norman Osborn (the Green Goblin) and was comprised of himself and 11 other villains: Boomerang, Chameleon, Electro, Hammerhead, Hydro-Man, Lizard, Sandman, Shocker, Tombstone, Venom (Mac Gargan), Vulture.


BELOW: Black Cat touts the benefits of her "good Catholic School education": The Black Cat has a long history of working as a cat burglar and a mercenary for questionable employers. Despite her efforts to reform and work more as a hero, is clear that as an adult she has not been a practicing Catholic. Yet her reference to a Catholic School education may hint at having been raised Catholic. Oddly enough, Spider-Man here calls Black Cat "Miss Kyle" instead of by her actual name (Miss Hardy), in an apparent reference to DC Comics' Catwoman (Selina Kyle), who has been explicitly identified as a non-practicing Catholic.

Black Cat touts the benefits of her good Catholic School education

Source: Marvel Knights Spider-Man #10 (Mar. 2005): "Last Stand: Part 2", pg. 11, panel 3. Written by Mark Millar. Art by Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson. See also: Catholic school; Catholic; Black Cat (Felicia Hardy)