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Captain America (vol. 1) #288 (Dec. 1983):
“Mazes!”
by J. M. DeMatteis, Mike Zeck, John Beatty

Captain America (vol. 1) #288

Title: “Mazes!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1983

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


22 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
Deathlok Deathlok (Luther Manning) hero
  U.S. Army; CIA...  Marvel 52
Nomad Nomad (Jack Monroe) hero
  Secret Defenders
[sidekick of 1950s Captain America]
Marvel 131
Bernie Rosenthal Bernie Rosenthal supporting character
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[Captain America's former girlfriend, fiance] Marvel 93
Hellinger Hellinger (Harlan Ryker) villain
  [cyborg; created Deathlok and Alpha/Doomsday Mechs] Marvel 5
Scarlet
(details) 
villain
CBR Scale: U Catholic (lapsed)
Sisters of Sin Marvel 15
Nancy Rosenthal supporting character
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[sister of Captain America's girlfriend Bernie] Marvel 5
Godwulf Godwulf villain hero
CBR Scale: S religious
Nth Command; Redeemers (founder)...  Marvel 11
Swashbuckler hero
  Nth Command; Redeemers...  Marvel 2
Iron Butterfly hero
  Nth Command; Redeemers...  Marvel 3
Gentle Sam hero
  Nth Command; Redeemers...  Marvel 2
Sage hero
  Nth Command; Redeemers...  Marvel 2
Big Man hero
  Redeemers; black Marvel 2
Nth Command Nth Command villain group
  [division of Nth Command; goal to banish all superhumans] Marvel 15
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(flashback cameo)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 952
Eros
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: R Titanian religion
The Avengers; Eternals of Titan Marvel 207
Luther Manning (Clone) Luther Manning (Clone)
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
  [human clone of Deathlok] Marvel 7
Timestream Timestream (Henry Akai)
(behind the scenes)
villain scientist
  Nth Command; Bangers (leader)... 
[time-traveller]
Marvel 8
Mr. Rosenthal
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Jewish
[father of Captain America's girlfriend] Marvel 2
Mrs. Rosenthal
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Jewish
[mother of Captain America's girlfriend] Marvel 2

Not to be confused with other (more prominent) teams with the same name, "The Redeemers" are a short-lives group of super-powered individuals from Deathlok's future. They are all former agents of Nth Command who wanted to "redeem" themselves from the harm they did as part of Nth Command.

The only major appearance of this Redeemers team was in Captain America (vol. 1) #288. They later appeared in a flashback in Deathlok (vol. 2) #32.

The individual members of the Redeemers were seen in other stories, notably as members of Nth Command. But their time as "Redeemers" was short. They were organized by Godwulf (another member of Nth Command). They opposed the villainous Hellinger, and they were all killed by the time-traveling Japanese villain Timestream.

The individuals who comprised the Redeemers were: Big Man, Gentle Sam, Iron Butterfly, Sage, and Swashbuckler.