Heroes for Hire (vol. 1) #3 (Sep. 1997):
“Give & Take”
by John Ostrander, Pasqual Ferry, Jaime Mendoza

Heroes for Hire (vol. 1) #3

Title: “Give & Take”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1997

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: John Ostrander
Art by: Pasqual Ferry, Jaime Mendoza

25 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
Excalibur; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Iron Fist Iron Fist (Danny Rand) hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
Heroes for Hire; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 672
Hercules Hercules hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
Heroes for Hire; Olympian...  DC Marvel 1,029
White Tiger White Tiger hero
CBR Scale: D uplifted animal
Heroes for Hire; New Men...  Marvel 22
Nitro Nitro (Robert Hunter) villain
  Hood's Army; Lunatic Legion...  Marvel 37
The Master of the World The Master of the World (Eshu) villain
CBR Scale: S primal-indigenous; fundamentalist environmentalist
[would-be conqueror] Marvel 35
(cover & 4-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[flying white horse Lady of Lake gave Black Knight]
Marvel 18
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond)
(4-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Heroes for Hire; Penance Council...  Marvel Timely 497
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(1-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Ironclad Ironclad (Mike Steel)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
  Hood's Army; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 33
Lady of the Lake Lady of the Lake (Niamh)
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celtic goddess
[of Arthurian legend; empowered Black Knight] Marvel UK Marvel 11
unnamed bartender
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [mad when Hercules threw yet another ruffian through window] Marvel 1
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
Zeus Zeus
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
Council of Godheads
[supreme monarch of the Olympian gods]
DC Marvel 283
Vector Vector (Simon Utrecht)
  Hood's Army; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 61
X-Ray X-Ray (Jimmy Darnell)
villain hero
  Hood's Army; Thunderbolts Army...  Marvel 59
Vapor Vapor (Ann Darnell)
  Femizons; Hood's Army...  Marvel 57
High Evolutionary High Evolutionary (Herbert Edgar Wyndham)
CBR Scale: M Transhumanist
Animutants (founder); Knights of Wundagore (founder)...  Marvel 108
  [dark side of Xavier and Magneto] Marvel 56
Controller Controller (Basil Sandhurst)
villain scientist
  Crossfire's Mind Control Gang; Hood's Army...  Marvel 69
Black Knight Black Knight (Nathan Garrett)
villain scientist
  The Masters of Evil Marvel 32
Black Knight Black Knight (Sir Percy of Scandia)
CBR Scale: M Christian (medieval) and Druidism
Knights of the Round Table
[served in King Arthur's army]
Atlas Marvel 37
supporting character
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman classical religion
[mother of Hercules (with Zeus)] Marvel 4