(June 1987)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
68
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Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
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Editing:
Gregory Wright; David Wohl; Marc McLaurin (Assistants); Mark Gruenwald
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
limited series

Issue Notes

Comic is An Index of Deceased Marvel Characters Employing Text, Original Art, and Previously Published Clip Art; Joe Rubinstein is Listed as Inker and James Fry, Phil Lord, and Bruce Solotoff as Art Enhancers So All Have Been Listed as Inkers for All Entries; Volume Numbers are from Silver Age Up; In his intro, Mark Gruenwald insists that all characters appearing in this book are truly dead, but as time and plotlines proved, a number of them were apparently only mostly dead; Wraparound Cover.


Book of the Dead Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Air-Walker to Death Stalker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Pollard
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

Air-Walker (Table of Contents)

Air-Walker / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air-Walker [Gabriel Lan]

Indexer Notes

Gabriel Lan; Herald of Galactus; 1st App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #123; Last App. Thor Vol.1 #306; (Mostly Dead)

Ancient One (Table of Contents)

Ancient One / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Carl Potts
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ancient One

Indexer Notes

1st App. Strange Tales Vol.1 #111; Last App. Marvel Premiere #10

Ani-Men (Table of Contents)

Ani-Men / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Luke McDonnell
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ape-Man; Cat-Man; Frog-Man; Bird-Man

Indexer Notes

Various 1st and Last Appearances

Baron Blood (Table of Contents)

Baron Blood / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Baron Blood [Lord John Falsworth]

Indexer Notes

Lord John Falsworth; 1st App. Invaders #7; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #254

Baron Strucker (Table of Contents)

Baron Strucker / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Mike Zeck
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Baron Strucker [Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker]

Indexer Notes

Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker; Father of Fenris; 1st App. Sgt. Fury #5; Last App. Strange Tales Vol.1 #158 (Mostly Dead)

Baron Zemo I (Table of Contents)

Baron Zemo / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Baron Zemo [Baron Heinrich Zemo]

Indexer Notes

Baron Heinrich Zemo; 1st App. Avengers Vol.1 #4; Last App. Avengers Vol.1 #15

Basilisk (Table of Contents)

Basilisk / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Sandy Plunkett
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Basilisk [Basil Elks]

Indexer Notes

Basil Elks; 1st App. Marvel Team-Up #16; Last App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #289

Beyonder (Table of Contents)

Beyonder / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beyonder

Indexer Notes

1st App. Secret Wars Vol.1 #1; Last App. Secret Wars Vol.2 #9 (And there was much rejoicing)

Big Man (Table of Contents)

Big Man / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Tom Morgan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Big Man [Fredrick Foswell]

Indexer Notes

Fredrick Foswell; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #10; Last App. Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #52

Black Knight I (Table of Contents)

Black Knight I / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Knight [Sir Percy of Scandia]

Indexer Notes

Sir Percy of Scandia; 1st and Last App. Marvel Super-Heroes #17

Black Knight II (Table of Contents)

Black Knight / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]

Indexer Notes

Nathan Garrett; 1st App. Tales to Astonish Vol.1 #52; Last App. Avengers Vol.1 #47

Blackout (Table of Contents)

Blackout / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blackout [Marcus Daniels]

Indexer Notes

Marcus Daniels; 1st App. Nova Vol.1 #19; Last App. Avengers Vol.1 #277

Blizzard (Table of Contents)

Blizzard / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Chuck Patton
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blizzard [Gregor Shapanka]

Indexer Notes

Gregor Shapanka; 1st App. (as Jack Frost) Tales of Suspense Vol.1 #45; 1st App. (as Blizzard) Iron Man Vol.1 #86; Last App. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #20

Bloodstone (Table of Contents)

Bloodstone / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Tony Salmons
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bloodstone

Indexer Notes

Ulysses Bloodstone; 1st App. Marvel Presents #1; Last App. Rampaging Hulk #8

Blue Streak (Table of Contents)

Blue Streak / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Streak
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st App. Captain America Vol.1 #217; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #318 (Hey, the guy wore roller skates)

Bucky (Table of Contents)

Bucky / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bucky

Indexer Notes

James Buchanan Barnes; 1st and Last Modern App. Avengers Vol.1 #4

Captain Mar-Vell (Table of Contents)

Captain Mar-Vell / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Mar-Vell

Indexer Notes

1st App. Marvel Super-Heroes #12; Last App. Marvel Graphic Novel #1

Carrion (Table of Contents)

Carrion / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Carrion [Miles Warren (Clone)]

Indexer Notes

Miles Warren (Clone); 1st App. Spectacular Spider-Man Vol.1 #25; Last App. Spectacular Spider-Man Vol.1 #31

Carter, Sharon (Table of Contents)

Carter, Sharon / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sharon Carter

Indexer Notes

1st App. Tales of Suspense Vol.1 #75; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #237 (Mostly Dead)

Century, Turner D. (Table of Contents)

Century, Turner D. / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Dwayne Turner
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Turner D. Century [Clifford F. Michaels]

Indexer Notes

Clifford F. Michaels; 1st App. Spider-Woman Vol.1 #33; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #319 (And the world snickered)

Champions of Xandar (Table of Contents)

Champions of Xandar / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Mike Harris
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova-Prime; Protector; Powerhouse; Comet; Crimebuster

Indexer Notes

1st App. (Team) Fantastic Four Vol.1 #204; Last App. Rom #24

Changeling (Table of Contents)

Changeling / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Bill Reinhold
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Changeling

Indexer Notes

1st App. X-Men Vol.1 #35; Last App. (as Xavier) X-Men Vol.1 #42

Cheetah (Table of Contents)

Cheetah / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Paul Ryan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cheetah [Esteban Carracas]

Indexer Notes

Esteban Carracas; 1st App. Captain Marvel Vol.1 #48; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #319

Commander Kraken (Table of Contents)

Commander Kraken / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Carl Potts
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Commander Kraken

Indexer Notes

1st App. Sub-Mariner #27; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #319

Count Nefaria (Table of Contents)

Count Nefaria / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Whilce Portacio
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Count Nefaria [Count Luchino Nefaria]

Indexer Notes

Count Luchino Nefaria; 1st App. Avengers Vol.1 #13; Last App. Iron Man Vol.1 #116; (Mostly Dead)

Cyclone (Table of Contents)

Cyclone / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclone

Indexer Notes

1st App. Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #143; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #319

Dakimh the Enchanter (Table of Contents)

Dakimh the Enchanter / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Brent Anderson
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dakimh the Enchanter

Indexer Notes

1st App. Fear #14; Last App. Giant Size Man-Thing #3

Damien, Margo (Table of Contents)

Damien, Margo / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Margo Damien

Indexer Notes

1st App. Eternals Vol.1 #1; Last App. Eternals Vol.1 #10

Darkoth (Table of Contents)

Darkoth / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Mike Witherby
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Darkoth [Desmond Pitt]

Indexer Notes

Desmond Pitt; 1st App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #142; Last App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #194

Death Adder (Table of Contents)

Death Adder / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Death Adder [Roland Burroughs]

Indexer Notes

Roland Burroughs; 1st App. Marvel Two-In-One #64; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #318

Death Stalker (Table of Contents)

Death Stalker / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Kevin Nowlan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Phil Lord; Bruce Solotoff
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Death Stalker [Phillip Wallace Sterling]

Indexer Notes

Phillip Wallace Sterling; 1st App. (as Exterminator) Daredevil Vol.1 #39; 1st App. (as Deathstalker) Daredevil Vol.1 #113; Last App. Daredevil Vol.1 #158

Strength Levels of Marvel Characters (Table of Contents)

Strength Levels of Marvel Characters / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Editing:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Book of the Dead Part 1
    Air-Walker to Death Stalker
  2. 1. Air-Walker
    Air-Walker
  3. 2. Ancient One
    Ancient One
  4. 3. Ani-Men
    Ani-Men
  5. 4. Baron Blood
    Baron Blood
  6. 5. Baron Strucker
    Baron Strucker
  7. 6. Baron Zemo I
    Baron Zemo
  8. 7. Basilisk
    Basilisk
  9. 8. Beyonder
    Beyonder
  10. 9. Big Man
    Big Man
  11. 10. Black Knight I
    Black Knight I
  12. 11. Black Knight II
    Black Knight
  13. 12. Blackout
    Blackout
  14. 13. Blizzard
    Blizzard
  15. 14. Bloodstone
    Bloodstone
  16. 15. Blue Streak
    Blue Streak
  17. 16. Bucky
    Bucky
  18. 17. Captain Mar-Vell
    Captain Mar-Vell
  19. 18. Carrion
    Carrion
  20. 19. Carter, Sharon
    Carter, Sharon
  21. 20. Century, Turner D.
    Century, Turner D.
  22. 21. Champions of Xandar
    Champions of Xandar
  23. 22. Changeling
    Changeling
  24. 23. Cheetah
    Cheetah
  25. 24. Commander Kraken
    Commander Kraken
  26. 25. Count Nefaria
    Count Nefaria
  27. 26. Cyclone
    Cyclone
  28. 27. Dakimh the Enchanter
    Dakimh the Enchanter
  29. 28. Damien, Margo
    Damien, Margo
  30. 29. Darkoth
    Darkoth
  31. 30. Death Adder
    Death Adder
  32. 31. Death Stalker
    Death Stalker
  33. 32. Strength Levels of Marvel Characters
    Strength Levels of Marvel Characters
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