(May 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.75 CAD
Pages
68
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Barcode
0714860203405
Editing
Howard Mackie (assistant editor); David Wohl (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald

Issue Notes

Comic is An Index of Marvel Characters Employing Text, Original Art, and Previously Published Clip Art; Joe Rubinstein is Listed as Inker and James Fry as Art Enhancer So Both Have Been Listed as Inkers for All Entries; All Entries For Eliot Brown Are For Equipment Diagrams; All Volume Numbers for Series are From Silver Age On
This issue is a variant of The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (Marvel, 1985 series) #6 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

Human Torch Through Ka-Zar (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover

Constant Dilemma (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page contains Artist Credits, Table of Contents, text article, and Indicia.

Human Torch (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brother of Invisible Woman; 1st Appearance Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1

Hydra (Table of Contents: 3)

Hydra / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Strucker; Arnold Brown; Laura Brown; Mentallo; Fixer; Anton Trojak; Robert Rickard; Karl Kraus; Number 72; Viper; Richard Fisk; Kingpin; Red Skull; Chameleon, Silvermane; Blackwing; Jackhammer; El Jaguar; Commander Kraken, The Fox; Man-Killer; Space Phantom; Grim Reaper; Bulls-Eye; Count Vermin; Spider-Woman; Jared Kurtz; William Darvin; James Winterfield; Nancy Winterfield; Elsie Carson; Ralph Sanzetti
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #135

Hydro-Base (Table of Contents: 4)

Hydro-Base / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #61

Hydro-Man (Table of Contents: 5)

Hydro-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hydro-Man [Morris Bench]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #212

Iceman (Table of Contents: 6)

Iceman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Butch Guice (as Jackson Guice)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iceman [Bobby Drake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #1

Ikaris (Table of Contents: 7)

Ikaris / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Keith Pollard
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ikaris
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Eternals (Marvel, 1976 series) #1

Illusion (Table of Contents: 8)

Illusion / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Richard Howell
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Illusion [Ilya Zarkov]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Vision and the Scarlet Witch (Marvel, 1985 series) #4

Immortus (Table of Contents: 9)

Immortus / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Kerry Gammill
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Immortus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #10

Imperial Guard (Table of Contents: 10)

Imperial Guard / character profile / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Imperial Guard [Electron; Oracle; Tempest; Mentor; Hobgoblin; Starbolt; Smasher; Impulse; Titan; Fang; Midget; Nightshade; Astra; Magic; Quasar; Manta; Warstar; Hussar; Earthquake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #107

Impossible Man and Impossible Woman (Table of Contents: 11)

Impossible Man; Impossible Woman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Steve Leialoha
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Impossible Man; Impossible Woman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance (Impossible Man) Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #11; 1st Appearance (Impossible Woman) Marvel Two-In-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #60

In-Betweener (Table of Contents: 12)

In-Betweener / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
In-Betweener
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Warlock #10

Inhumans (Table of Contents: 13)

Inhumans / character profile / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bob Budiansky
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Inhumans [Seeker; Aiero; Falcona; Leonus; Stallor; Timberius; Luna; Agon; Rynda; Makoth; Randac; Phaeder; Asmodeus; Kaliban; Chiron; Flaidermaus; Avius; Pinyon; Piskas; Dominus; Glytra; Marak; Nadar; Budan; Thraxton; Nebulo; Romnar]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #45

Interloper (Table of Contents: 14)

Interloper / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Interloper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #147

Invisible Woman (Table of Contents: 15)

Invisible Woman / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wife of Mr. Fantastic; Sister of Human Torch; 1st Appearance Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1

Iron Man (Table of Contents: 16)

Iron Man / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
M. D. Bright (as Mark Bright); Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #39

Iron Man II (Table of Contents: 17)

Iron Man / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
M. D. Bright (as Mark Bright); Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [James "Rhodey" Rhodes]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance (as James) Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #120; 1st Appearance (as Iron Man) Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #170

Jack of Hearts (Table of Contents: 18)

Jack of Hearts / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack of Hearts [Jack Hart]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu (Marvel, 1974 series) #22

Jack O' Lantern (Table of Contents: 19)

Jack O' Lantern / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack O' Lantern [Jason Phillip Macendale]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Machine Man (Marvel, 1978 series) #19

Jameson, J. Jonah (Table of Contents: 20)

J. Jonah Jameson / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
J. Jonah Jameson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #1

Jameson, John (Table of Contents: 21)

John Jameson / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
John Jameson [Man-Wolf; Stargod]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance (as John) Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #1; 1st Appearance (as Man-Wolf) Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #124

Jeffries, Madison (Table of Contents: 22)

Madison Jeffries / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Kevin Maguire
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Madison Jeffries
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #16

Jester (Table of Contents: 23)

Jester / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Kerry Gammill
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jester [Jonathan Powers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #42

Jones, Rick (Table of Contents: 24)

Rick Jones / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
James Fry
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rick Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series) #1

Juggernaut (Table of Contents: 25)

Juggernaut / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Juggernaut [Cain Marko]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Step-Brother of Charles Xavier; 1st Appearance X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #12

Kale, Jennifer (Table of Contents: 26)

Jennifer Kale / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
June Brigman
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jennifer Kale
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #11

Kang (Table of Contents: 27)

Kang / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Brett Breeding; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kang
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #8

Karkas (Table of Contents: 28)

Karkas / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Karkas
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Eternals (Marvel, 1976 series) #8

Karma (Table of Contents: 29)

Karma / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Butch Guice (as Jackson Guice)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Karma [Xi'an Coy Manh]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Marvel Team-Up (Marvel, 1972 series) #100

Karnak (Table of Contents: 30)

Karnak / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Sandy Plunkett
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Karnak
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #45

Karnilla (Table of Contents: 31)

Karnilla / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Karnilla
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #107

Ka-Zar (Table of Contents: 32)

Ka-Zar / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as Josef Rubinstein); James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero; jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [Lord Kevin Plunder]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Appearance X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #10

Other Dimensions (Table of Contents: 33)

Other Dimensions / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dennis Mallonee
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The glossary contains information on a list of terms relating to other dimensions of the Marvel Universe, those being: Alfheim, Alter-Earth, Ankh Dimension, Asgard, Astral Realm of Morgan LeFey, Avalon, Badlands, Bast, Beliath, Beyond, Biphasia, The Black Sea, Citadel of Silence, Crimson Cosmos, Crystalium.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Human Torch Through Ka-Zar
  2. 1. Constant Dilemma
  3. 2. Human Torch
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Hydra
    Hydra
  5. 4. Hydro-Base
    Hydro-Base
  6. 5. Hydro-Man
    Hydro-Man
  7. 6. Iceman
    Iceman
  8. 7. Ikaris
    Ikaris
  9. 8. Illusion
    Illusion
  10. 9. Immortus
    Immortus
  11. 10. Imperial Guard
    Imperial Guard
  12. 11. Impossible Man and Impossible Woman
    Impossible Man; Impossible Woman
  13. 12. In-Betweener
    In-Betweener
  14. 13. Inhumans
    Inhumans
  15. 14. Interloper
    Interloper
  16. 15. Invisible Woman
    Invisible Woman
  17. 16. Iron Man
    Iron Man
  18. 17. Iron Man II
    Iron Man
  19. 18. Jack of Hearts
    Jack of Hearts
  20. 19. Jack O' Lantern
    Jack O' Lantern
  21. 20. Jameson, J. Jonah
    J. Jonah Jameson
  22. 21. Jameson, John
    John Jameson
  23. 22. Jeffries, Madison
    Madison Jeffries
  24. 23. Jester
    Jester
  25. 24. Jones, Rick
    Rick Jones
  26. 25. Juggernaut
    Juggernaut
  27. 26. Kale, Jennifer
    Jennifer Kale
  28. 27. Kang
    Kang
  29. 28. Karkas
    Karkas
  30. 29. Karma
    Karma
  31. 30. Karnak
    Karnak
  32. 31. Karnilla
    Karnilla
  33. 32. Ka-Zar
    Ka-Zar
  34. 33. Other Dimensions
    Other Dimensions
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