Captain America (vol. 1) #239 (Nov. 1979):
“Mind-Stains On the Virgin Snow!”
by Peter Gillis, Fred Kida, Don Perlin

Captain America (vol. 1) #239

Title: “Mind-Stains On the Virgin Snow!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1979

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Peter Gillis
Art by: Fred Kida, Don Perlin

15 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
Mind-Master (Stephen Tuval) villain
CBR Scale: S Black Sea religion
People of the Black Sea
[former prince of the Black Sea]
Marvel 4
Snowfall (Ginny Snow) supporting character
  [1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #238 (Oct. 1979)] Marvel 2
Widowmaker villain
  [guard] Marvel 2
Mind-Master's henchmen
(pg. 3-5)
villain group
  [guard; henchman...] Marvel 2
Dovecote villain hero group
  [ultimate safehouse; would hide/protect anybody for a price] Marvel 2
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(4-panel cameo, pg. 11, 13) 
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
(3-panel cameo, pg. 5) 
villain group
  [guard] Marvel 2
giant hawks
(3-panel cameo, pg. 5) 
villain group
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[used as flying steeds by Hawk-Riders guarding Dovecote]
Marvel 2
(1-panel cameo, pg. 5) 
villain group
CBR Scale: R N.A.
[ostrich-sized raptors]
Marvel 2
The Elite Guard
(1-panel cameo, pg. 5) 
villain group
  [ride Diatrymas (ostrich-sized birds)] Marvel 2
Nick Fury Nick Fury
(illusion, pg. 8-9) 
CBR Scale: U secular
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
Eskimos worshipping Captain America in ice Eskimos worshipping Captain America in ice
(illusion, pg. 11, panels 1-3) 
supporting character group
CBR Scale: D Inuit
[1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #4 (Mar. 1964)] Marvel 10
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D.
(mentioned, pg. 4, panel 7) 
supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
The Avengers The Avengers
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 3) 
hero group
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 100