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Captain America (vol. 1) #281 (May 1983):
“Before the Fall!”
by J. M. DeMatteis, Mike Zeck, John Beatty

Captain America (vol. 1) #281

Title: “Before the Fall!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1983

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: J. M. DeMatteis
Art by: Mike Zeck, John Beatty


15 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
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
HYDRA villain group
CBR Scale: S HYDRA
[largest worldwide subversive organization] Marvel 283
Spider-Woman Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) hero
CBR Scale: I Wundagorian Transhumanism
(raised); HYDRA (former)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; HYDRA...  Marvel 353
Constrictor Constrictor (Frank Payne) villain hero
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 124
Nomad Bucky (Jack Monroe) hero
  Secret Defenders
[sidekick of 1950s Captain America]
Marvel 131
Viper Viper (Ophelia Sarkissian) villain
CBR Scale: M nihilist
HYDRA; Serpent Society... 
[former servant of Chthon]
Marvel 153
Bernie Rosenthal Bernie Rosenthal supporting character
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[Captain America's former girlfriend, fiance] Marvel 93
Gail Runciter Gail Runciter supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.
[temporarily replaced by a Deltite LMD; flirted w/Cap]
Marvel 15
Brian Hendricks supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 1
Winter Soldier Bucky (Bucky Barnes)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 395
Red Skull Red Skull (Johann Schmidt)
(flashback cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D Nazi
HYDRA; The People's Militia... 
[Captain America's arch-nemy]
Marvel 298
The Grand Director The Grand Director (William Burnside)
(flashback cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: M idolizes Captain America
National Force
[taught history]
Marvel 13
Doctor Faustus (Johann Fennhoff)
(flashback cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S Nazi / Freudian
National Force (founder); The Corporation
[led own gang]
Marvel 61
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt
(cameo)
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[U.S. President] DC Marvel 422