Outsiders (vol. 2) #5 (Mar. 1994):
“With Friends Like These...”
by Mike W. Barr, Paul Pelletier, Robert Campanella

Outsiders (vol. 2) #5

Title: “With Friends Like These...”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1994

Publisher: DC
Written by: Mike W. Barr
Art by: Paul Pelletier, Robert Campanella

17 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Geo-Force Geo-Force (Prince Brion Markov) hero
CBR Scale: U Markovian Orthodox
The Justice League; The Outsiders DC 214
Katana Katana (Tatsu Yamashiro) hero
CBR Scale: S Bushido / Buddhist
Asian; Birds of Prey...  DC 223
Halo Halo (Gabrielle Doe) hero
CBR Scale: I Kobra (temporary)
Aurakle; Kobra... 
[first name, Gabrielle, inspired by the angel Gabriel]
DC 130
Checkmate Checkmate supporting character group
  [major covert ops organization] DC 102
Atomic Knight Atomic Knight (Gardner Grayle) hero
  Atomic Knights; Forgotten Heroes...  DC 42
Faust Faust (Sebastian Faust) hero
CBR Scale: S demonolatry
Checkmate; Sentinels of Magic...  DC 44
Technocrat Technocrat (Geoffrey Barron) hero
  The Outsiders DC 26
Wylde Wylde (Charlie Wylde) hero
  The Outsiders DC 21
Dervish Dervish (Nema) hero
  Jihad; Kobra...  DC 8
Agni villain
CBR Scale: S Hindu
[named for early Hindu god of fire]
DC 8
The Djinn villain
CBR Scale: M Muslim
Jihad DC 7
Manticore Manticore (Saied) villain
CBR Scale: M Muslim
Jihad DC 8
Dr. Simone Kneidel Dr. Simone Kneidel supporting character villain
 prob. indeterminate  [doctor] DC 5
Prince Gregor supporting character
CBR Scale: I Markovian Orthodox
[young crown prince of Markovia; nephew of Geo-Force] DC 5
Rustam (Njara Kattuah) villain
CBR Scale: D Muslim
Jihad DC 2
Old Mother villain
CBR Scale: U Muslim demon
Jihad DC 2
(behind the scenes)
CBR Scale: D vampire lord
[1st app: Outsiders (vol. 2) #1-omega (Nov. 1993)] DC 9