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Heroes for Hire (vol. 1) #4 (Oct. 1997):
“Controlled!”
by John Ostrander, Pasqual Ferry, Jaime Mendoza

Heroes for Hire (vol. 1) #4

Title: “Controlled!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 1997

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


28 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.
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Luke Cage Luke Cage 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) hero
CBR Scale: M Tibetan (K'un L'un) Buddhism
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 672
White Tiger White Tiger hero
CBR Scale: D uplifted animal
New Men; tiger...  Marvel 22
Vector Vector (Simon Utrecht) villain
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 61
Ironclad Ironclad (Mike Steel) villain hero
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 33
X-Ray X-Ray (Jimmy Darnell) villain hero
  Thunderbolts Army; Hood's Army...  Marvel 59
Vapor Vapor (Ann Darnell) villain
  Thunderbolts Army; Femizons...  Marvel 57
Controller Controller (Basil Sandhurst) villain scientist
  Hood's Army; Crossfire's Mind Control Gang...  Marvel 69
The Master of the World The Master of the World (Eshu) villain
CBR Scale: S primal-indigenous; fundamentalist environmentalist
[would-be conqueror] Marvel 35
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond)
(6-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
The Invaders; Heroes for Hire...  Timely Atlas, etc. 497
Orka Orka
(6-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: R Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 62
Killer Shrike Killer Shrike (Simon Maddicks)
(5-panel cameo)
villain
  Thunderbolts Army; Air Force Marvel 50
Misty Knight Misty Knight
(4-panel cameo)
hero
  NYPD; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 192
Sersi Sersi
(4-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion; Hedonist
The Avengers; Eternals Marvel 229
Shockwave Shockwave (Lancaster Sneed)
(4-panel cameo)
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
Whiplash Whiplash (Leeann Foreman)
(4-panel cameo)
villain
  Femizons; Femme Fatales Marvel 14
Strider
(4-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
horse
[flying white horse Lady of Lake gave Black Knight]
Marvel 18
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,864
Zuras Zuras
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion
Eternals (leader); Eternal Marvel 8
Onslaught Onslaught
(1-panel cameo)
villain
  [dark side of Xavier and Magneto] Marvel 56
Black Knight Black Knight (Nathan Garrett)
(1-panel cameo)
villain scientist
  The Masters of Evil Marvel 32
Nezarr the Calculator Nezarr the Calculator
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
Celestial Marvel 13
Photon Photon (Monica Rambeau)
(mentioned)
hero
  The Avengers; Nextwave...  Marvel 256
Exodus Exodus (Bennet du Paris)
(mentioned)
villain
CBR Scale: S Catholic (lapsed); mutant supremacist worshipper of Magneto
Brotherhood of Mutants; The Marauders...  Marvel 102
Grandmother Cage
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Protestant
[Luke Cage's grandmother] Marvel 1
Uni-Mind
(mentioned)
hero
CBR Scale: D Eternals religion
Eternal Marvel 4