The New Avengers (vol. 1) #7 (July 2005):
“The Sentry: Part One”
by Brian Michael Bendis, Steve McNiven, Mark Morales

The New Avengers (vol. 1) #7

Title: “The Sentry: Part One”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 2005

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Brian Michael Bendis
Art by: Steve McNiven, Mark Morales

29 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
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark) hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
black; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
Heroes for Hire; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
Wrecker Wrecker (Dirk Garthwaite) villain
  Hood's Army; Lethal Legion...  Marvel 190
Veranke Spider-Woman (Veranke)
CBR Scale: M Skrull religion
The Avengers Marvel 8
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers) hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Sentry Sentry (Bob Reynolds) villain hero
CBR Scale: S angel
Dark Avengers; The Avengers Marvel 260
Black Bolt Black Bolt (Blackagar Boltagon)
CBR Scale: M Inhuman religion
Illuminati; Inhuman Royal Family...  Marvel 505
Miss Gross supporting character
  [father owns super-villain paraphernalia collection] Marvel 3
Ronin (Maya Lopez)
(only on cover)
CBR Scale: I Native American
Hispanic; The Avengers Marvel 63
Lindy Reynolds Lindy Reynolds
(7-panel cameo, pg. 19-22)
supporting character
  [The Sentry's wife; old friend of Invisible Woman] Marvel 39
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(6-panel cameo, pg. 19-20, 22) 
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Maria Hill Maria Hill
(6-panel cameo, pg. 19-20, 22)
supporting character
[Deputy commander of S.H.I.E.L.D. (former commander)]
Marvel 196
Paul Jenkins
(5-panel cameo, pg. 19-22) 
supporting character real/historical person
  [creator of Sentry; appeared as actual character] Marvel 6
The Scorpion Scorpion (Mac Gargan)
(visual reference, pg. 9-10, panel 1) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Dark Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 315
MACH-IV Beetle (Abner Jenkins)
(visual reference, pg. 9, panel 1) 
villain hero
  black; Initiative...  Marvel 152
Vulture Vulture (Adrian Toomes)
(visual reference, pg. 9, panel 1) 
  Sinister Six; Sinister Twelve Marvel 342
Mysterio Mysterio (Quentin Beck)
(visual reference, pg. 9, panel 1) 
  Sinister Six Marvel 116
Kraven the Hunter Kraven the Hunter (Sergei Kravinoff)
(visual reference, pg. 10, panel 1) 
CBR Scale: D hunting
Sinister Six Marvel 92
Rhino Rhino (Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich)
(visual reference, pg. 10, panel 1) 
  Doom's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Egghead)...  Marvel 305
Shocker Shocker (Herman Schultz)
(visual reference, pg. 10, panel 1) 
  Sinister Six; Sinister Syndicate...  Marvel 157
Mirage Mirage (Desmond Charne)
(visual reference, pg. 10, panel 1) 
  Hood's Army
[holography technician; leader of own gang]
Marvel 3
Ed Gross
(mentioned, pg. 7-11) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: M obsessed collector of
super-villain paraphernalia
[Wrecker retrieved his crowbar from Gross's collection] Marvel 3