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Captain America (vol. 1) #425 (Mar. 1994):
“Fighting Chance, Part One: Super Patriot Games”
by Mark Gruenwald, Dave Hoover, Danny Bulanadi

Captain America (vol. 1) #425

Title: “Fighting Chance, Part One: Super Patriot Games”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1994

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Mark Gruenwald
Art by: Dave Hoover, Danny Bulanadi


37 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.
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Diamondback Diamondback (Rachel Leighton) villain hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; Femizons...  Marvel 173
Black Widow Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) hero
CBR Scale: I Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed)
The Champions; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,789
Black Knight Black Knight (Dane Whitman) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (medieval)
The Avengers; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 430
Vision Vision hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: M synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
The Avengers; A-Next...  Marvel 1,393
Super-Patriot Super-Patriot (Mike Farrell) supporting character
  The Watchdogs Marvel 32
Dead-Ringer Dead-Ringer (Lou Dexter) villain
  [1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #425 (Mar. 1994)] Marvel 5
Dr. Keith Kincaid Dr. Keith Kincaid supporting character
CBR Scale: I possessed by demon
[Jane Foster's former employer, ex-husband] Marvel 41
Tony
(9-panel cameo, pg. 8-9, 12)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [his bar's clientel is mostly criminals and lowlifes] Marvel 1
Rudolph Bradley
(9-panel cameo, pg. 13-15)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [mayoral candidate whose event was crashed by "Cap"] Marvel 1
Tinkerer Tinkerer (Phineas T. Mason)
(8-panel cameo, pg. 1-3)
villain scientist
  [serves the underworld] Marvel 104
Constance Bradley
(6-panel cameo, pg. 13-15)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [wife of NYC mayoral candidate] Marvel 1
Bruzo
(5-panel cameo, pg. 12)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [muscle-bound creep at bar threatened "Captain America"] Marvel 1
Kelly Holland
(2-panel cameo, pg. 20, panels 3, 7)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [reported from scene of staged "Cap" battle] Marvel 1
Red Skull Red Skull (Johann Schmidt)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 35) 
villain
CBR Scale: D Nazi
HYDRA; The People's Militia... 
[Captain America's arch-nemy]
Marvel 298
Peggy Carter Peggy Carter
(1-panel cameo, pg. 19, panel 3)
supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers (staff)
[Captain America's WWII-era girlfriend; Agent 13's sister]
Marvel 72
Barney
(1-panel cameo, pg. 13, panel 3)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [man waiting to get into swanky formal event] Marvel 1
Purple Man Purple Man (Zebediah Killgrave)
(someone disguised or dressed as, pg. 31, panel 4) 
villain
  Hood's Army
[led own criminal gang; Purple Girl's father]
Marvel 18
Porcupine Porcupine (Alex Gentry)
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
villain
  Maggia; Batroc's Brigade...  Marvel 36
Mirage Mirage (Desmond Charne)
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
villain
  Hood's Army
[holography technician; leader of own gang]
Marvel 3
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(visual reference, pg. 11, panel 3) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(visual reference, pg. 11, panel 3) 
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(visual reference, pg. 10, panel 3) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr)
(visual reference, pg. 11, panel 6) 
villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Cleopatra Cleopatra
(visual reference, pg. 11, panel 4) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion
[1st app: Cleopatra's Tomb (1899)] DC 203
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(statue, pg. 21, panel 4)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
The Avengers; The Defenders...  Marvel 4,551
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(statue, pg. 26, panel 3)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,864
Baron Zemo Baron Zemo (Dr. Heinrich Zemo)
(illusion, pg. 22-26) 
villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Nazi
The Masters of Evil (founder); Thunderbolts (Counter-Earth) Marvel 121
The Executioner The Executioner (Skurge)
(illusion, pg. 22-26) 
villain
CBR Scale: R Norse/Teutonic paganism
Asgardian; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 110
Black Knight Black Knight (Nathan Garrett)
(illusion, pg. 22-26) 
villain scientist
  The Masters of Evil Marvel 32
The Melter The Melter (Bruno Horgan)
(illusion, pg. 22-26) 
villain
  The Masters of Evil; Death Squad Marvel 90
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(mentioned, pg. 18, panel 4) 
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
The Punisher The Punisher (Frank Castle)
(mentioned, pg. 18, panel 4) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former seminarian)
United States Marine Corps; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,893
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 3) 
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
M.O.D.O.K. M.O.D.O.K. (George Tarleton)
(mentioned, pg. 32, panel 2) 
villain
CBR Scale: S Scientism
A.I.M. (leader) Marvel 199
U.S. Agent U.S. Agent (John Walker)
(mentioned, pg. 28, panel 4) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Evangelical Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel 333
Snapdragon Snapdragon (Sheoke Sanada)
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 3) 
villain
  Femizons
[assassin, mercenary]
Marvel 14

After the main story, this issue features a two-page spread featuring a technical illustration titled "Captain America's Brooklyn Heights Headquarters." This if followed by 4 one-page "pin-up" illustrations. The first depicts Captain America and Diamondback battling the Red Skull. The second depicts Captain America and Diamondback after defeating unnamed (not-unconscious assailants). The third depicts only Diamondback. The fourth depicts only Captain America.