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The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #597 (Aug. 2009):
“American Son: Part 3”
by Joe Kelly, Marco Checchetto

The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #597

Title: “American Son: Part 3”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Joe Kelly
Art by: Marco Checchetto


26 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.
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Norman Osborn Iron Patriot (Norman Osborn) villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
H.A.M.M.E.R. (leader); The Thunderbolts (leader)...  Marvel 417
Moonstone Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 235
Bullseye Bullseye (Benjamin Poindexter) villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
The Thunderbolts; Dark Avengers
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Daken Daken (Daken Akihiro) villain
CBR Scale: S Shinto (raised); later "non-religious"
Dark X-Men; Dark Avengers... 
[son of Wolverine]
Marvel 72
Harry Osborn Harry Osborn supporting character
CBR Scale: I resurrected
[Peter Parker's best friend; Green Goblin's son] Marvel 607
Menace Menace (Lily Hollister) supporting character villain
  black
[Harry Osborn's girlfriend]
Marvel 20
Ares Ares
(4-panel cameo)
villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
The Avengers; Dark Avengers... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
Aunt May Aunt May
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
J. Jonah Jameson Sr. J. Jonah Jameson Sr.
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I religious
[Aunt May's boyfriend; J. Jonah Jameson's father] Marvel 11
unnamed guard
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [infatuated with reporter Norah Winters (undercover as page)] Marvel 2
Washington
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [bald, bearded man of few words] Marvel 1
J. Jonah Jameson J. Jonah Jameson
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M hates Spider-Man
[Peter Parker's boss; Spider-Man's denouncer] Marvel 1,719
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
The Avengers; Dark Avengers Marvel 260
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Noh-Varr)
(1-panel cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Kree religion (former
missionary)
Kree; Dark Avengers
[was operative of 18th Kree Diplomatic Gestalt]
Marvel 100
Doctor Octopus Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero scientist
  Thunderbolts Army; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 1,006
The Scorpion Venom (Mac Gargan)
(someone disguised or dressed as)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
The Thunderbolts; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 315
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(mentioned)
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
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Winter Soldier Winter Soldier (Bucky Barnes)
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 395
Norah Winters Norah Winters
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [Peter Parker's friend, co-worker] Marvel 6
Vulture Vulture (Jimmy Natale)
(mentioned)
villain
  [first fought Spider-Man during "24/7" storyline] Marvel 6
Julia Roberts Julia Roberts
(mentioned)
real/historical person
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
unknown)
[actress] Marvel 144
baby Osborn baby Osborn
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [yet unborn child of Norman Osborn, Lily Hollister] Marvel 4