Captain America (vol. 1) #162 (June 1973):
“This Way Lies Madness!”
by Steve Englehart, Sal Buscema, John Verpoorten

Captain America (vol. 1) #162

Title: “This Way Lies Madness!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: June 1973

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Englehart
Art by: Sal Buscema, John Verpoorten

26 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
black; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
Agent 13 Agent 13 (Sharon Carter) supporting character hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
Femme Force; S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 262
Peggy Carter Peggy Carter supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers (staff)
[Captain America's WWII-era girlfriend; Agent 13's sister]
Marvel 72
Doctor Faustus (Johann Fennhoff) villain
CBR Scale: S Nazi / Freudian
National Force (founder); The Corporation
[led own gang]
Marvel 61
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Amanda Carter Amanda Carter supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[Sharon Carter's late mother] Marvel 4
Harrison Carter Harrison Carter supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[Sharon Carter's late father] Marvel 5
Dr. Johann Wolfgang villain
  [assistant to Captain America enemy Dr. Faustus] Marvel 2
Cutler villain
  [henchman] Marvel 1
Sturges villain
  [henchman] Marvel 1
Harry S Truman Harry S Truman
(1-panel cameo, pg. 13, panel 7) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Baptist
U.S. Army DC 174
Winter Soldier Bucky (Bucky Barnes)
(hallucination, pg. 10, panel 2) 
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
Kid Commandos; Liberty Legion...  Marvel Timely 395
Red Skull Red Skull (Johann Schmidt)
(hallucination, pg. 8-9) 
CBR Scale: D Nazi
Axis Mundi; HYDRA... 
[Captain America's arch-nemy]
Marvel 298
M.O.D.O.K. M.O.D.O.K. (George Tarleton)
(hallucination, pg. 9, panel 4) 
CBR Scale: S Scientism
A.I.M. (leader) Marvel 199
Baron Zemo Baron Zemo (Dr. Heinrich Zemo)
(hallucination, pg. 9, panel 4) 
villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Nazi
The Masters of Evil (founder); Thunderbolts (Counter-Earth) Marvel 121
Agent Axis (Hiroyuki Kanegawa, Aldo Malvagio, Berthold Volker)
(hallucination, pg. 9, panel 4) 
villain group
CBR Scale: D Shinto / Nazi / Aryan supremacist / Italian sadist
Axis Mundi
[changed to Pterorist by necromancer Jonas Eckhardt]
Marvel 10
The Grand Director The Grand Director (William Burnside)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 13, panel 6) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: M idolizes Captain America
National Force
[taught history]
Marvel 13
Nazis Nazis
(someone disguised or dressed as, pg. 1-4) 
villain group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Nazi
[generic WWII Nazis] Timely Marvel, etc. 4,222
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark)
(mentioned, pg. 11, panel 1) 
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(mentioned, pg. 17, panel 1) 
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Vision Vision
(mentioned, pg. 14, panel 3) 
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: I synthezoid; Catholic (temporary)
A-Next; Galactic Guardians...  Marvel 1,393
Nomad Bucky (Jack Monroe)
(mentioned, pg. 13, panel 6) 
  Secret Defenders
[sidekick of 1950s Captain America]
Marvel 131
Godzilla Godzilla
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 3) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[1st app: Godzilla (1954)] Toho Company 131
Douglas Fairbanks Douglas Fairbanks
(mentioned, pg. 17, panel 2) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
[actor; film producer...] Marvel 90
Betty Boop Betty Boop
(mentioned, pg. 19, panel 2) 
lead character
  [1st app: Dizzy Dishes (1930)] Paramount Pictures Fleischer Studios, etc. 127