The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #596 (Aug. 2009):
“American Son: Part 2”
by Joe Kelly, Paulo Siqueira, Amilton Santos

The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #596

Title: “American Son: Part 2”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Aug. 2009

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Joe Kelly
Art by: Paulo Siqueira, Amilton Santos

32 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Norman Osborn Norman Osborn villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Cabal of Scrier (leader); Dark Avengers (leader)...  Marvel 417
The Scorpion Spider-Man (Mac Gargan) villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Dark Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 315
Bullseye Hawkeye (Benjamin Poindexter) villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
Dark Avengers; The Thunderbolts
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Harry Osborn Harry Osborn supporting character
CBR Scale: I resurrected
[Peter Parker's best friend; Green Goblin's son] Marvel 607
Norah Winters Norah Winters supporting character
  [Peter Parker's friend, co-worker] Marvel 6
J. Jonah Jameson Sr. J. Jonah Jameson Sr. supporting character
CBR Scale: I religious
[Aunt May's boyfriend; J. Jonah Jameson's father] Marvel 11
unnamed prostitute
(8-panel cameo)
supporting character
  [Venom (Gargan) tried to eat her; saved by Spider-Man] Marvel 1
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
(6-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Aunt May Aunt May
(5-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
Daken Wolverine (Daken Akihiro)
(5-panel cameo)
CBR Scale: S Shinto (raised); later "non-religious"
Asian; Dark Avengers... 
[son of Wolverine]
Marvel 72
Moonstone Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen)
(4-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Buddhist
Dark Avengers; Femizons...  Marvel 235
Captain Marvel Captain Marvel (Noh-Varr)
(4-panel cameo)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Kree religion (former
Dark Avengers; Kree
[was operative of 18th Kree Diplomatic Gestalt]
Marvel 100
H.A.M.M.E.R. H.A.M.M.E.R.
(4-panel cameo)
supporting character group
  [government agency] Marvel 207
Menace Menace (Lily Hollister)
(4-panel cameo)
supporting character villain
[Harry Osborn's girlfriend]
Marvel 20
Ares Ares
(2-panel cameo)
villain hero deity
CBR Scale: D Greco-Roman deity
Dark Avengers; Olympian... 
[god of war; Gods of Olympus]
Marvel DC 440
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds)
(2-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
Dark Avengers; The Avengers Marvel 260
unnamed guard
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [infatuated with reporter Norah Winters (undercover as page)] Marvel 2
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
Charlie Brown Charlie Brown
lead character comic strip character
  [student] United Feature Syndicate 197
Mary Jane Watson Mary Jane Watson
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[was wife of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,827
Skrulls Skrulls
villain group
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[alien race] Marvel 344
Mole Man Mole Man (Harvey Elder)
villain scientist
  [ruler of much of Subterranea] Marvel 297
Gwen Stacy Gwen Stacy
supporting character
  [Spider-Man's deceased girlfriend] Marvel 560
Jack Ryan Jack Ryan
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[intelligence agent; U.S. President] Naval Institute Press; G. P. Putnam's Sons 19
Mrs. Jameson
supporting character
  [J. Jonah Jameson's biological mother] Marvel 1
Betty Jameson
supporting character
  [J. Jonah Jameson's adoptive mother] Marvel 1
David Jameson
supporting character
  [J. Jonah Jameson's uncle/step-father who raised him] Marvel 1
Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson
real/historical person
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination
[actor] 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks 277
baby Osborn baby Osborn
supporting character
  [yet unborn child of Norman Osborn, Lily Hollister] Marvel 4
Randy Robertson Randy Robertson
supporting character
  [Daily Bugle editor Robbie Robertson's son] Marvel 52
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam
  [from American folklore] Marvel 17