(August 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
0714860203408
Editing
Howard Mackie (assistant editor); Harry Eisenstein (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 Phil Lord as Art Enhancer So Both Have Been Listed as Inkers for All Entries; All Entries For Eliot Brown Are For Equipment Diagrams; All Series Volumes Counted From Silver Age On; Comic Includes 8 Pages of Corrected Material From Issue #8. Indicia incorrectly quotes publication date as August 1985.
This issue is a variant of The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (Marvel, 1985 series) #9 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

Molecule Man through Owl (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

Data Corrections II (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
Brenda Mings

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page contains artist credits, table of contents, text article, and indicia.

The text article, "Data Corrections II", continues on the inside back cover.

Molecule Man (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Molecule Man [Owen Reece]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Owen Reece; 1st App. Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #20

Moondragon (Table of Contents: 3)

Moondragon / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Carl Potts
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Moondragon [Heather Douglas; Madame MacEvil]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Heather Douglas; Formerly Madame MacEvil; Daughter of Drax the Destroyer; 1st App. Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #54

Moon Knight (Table of Contents: 4)

Moon Knight / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Moon Knight [Marc Spector]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marc Spector; 1st App. Werewolf By Night (Marvel, 1972 series) #32

Moonstone (Table of Contents: 5)

Moonstone / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bob McLeod
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Moonstone [Dr. Karla Sofen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dr. Karla Sofen; 1st App. Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #228

Morbius, Dr. Michael (Table of Contents: 6)

Morbius, Dr. Michael / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Michael Morbius
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #101

Morgan LeFey (Table of Contents: 7)

Morgan LeFey / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bret Blevins
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Morgan LeFey
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Spider-Woman (Marvel, 1978 series) #2

Morlocks (Table of Contents: 8)

Morlocks / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Russ Stefans
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Annalee; Ape; Beautiful Dreamer; Erg; Healer; Leech; Masque; Piper; Plague; Skids; Tar Baby
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Of Morlock Society, Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #169

Ms. Marvel (Table of Contents: 9)

Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura] / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Paul Neary
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sharon Ventura; 1st App. (as Sharon) Thing (Marvel, 1983 series) #27; 1st App. (as Ms. Marvel) Thing (Marvel, 1983 series) #35

Mutant Force (Table of Contents: 10)

Mutant Force / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
William Messner-Loebs (as William Loebs)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Burner; Lifter; Peeper; Shocker; Slither
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Captain America Annual (Marvel, 1971 series) #4

Mysterio (Table of Contents: 11)

Mysterio / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mysterio [Quentin Beck]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Quentin Beck; 1st App. (as Mysterio) Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #13

Mystique (Table of Contents: 12)

Mystique / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mystique [Raven Darkholme]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Raven Darkholme; Foster Mother of Rogue; 1st App. (as Raven) Ms. Marvel (Marvel, 1977 series) #16; 1st App. (as Mystique) Ms. Marvel (Marvel, 1977 series) #18

Namorita (Table of Contents: 13)

Namorita / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namorita [Namorita Prentiss]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Namorita Prentiss; Cousin of Namor; 1st App. Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #50

Nebula (Table of Contents: 14)

Nebula / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nebula
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Granddaughter of Thanos; 1st App. Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #257

Nekra (Table of Contents: 15)

Nekra / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Rudy Nebres
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nekra [Nekra Sinclair]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Nekra Sinclair; 1st App, Shanna The She-Devil (Marvel, 1972 series) #4

New Mutants (Table of Contents: 16)

New Mutants / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cannonball; Magik; Mirage; Sunspot; Wolfsbane; Karma; Magma; Cypher; Warlock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. As A Team, Marvel Graphic Novel (Marvel, 1982 series) #4

Nightcrawler (Table of Contents: 17)

Nightcrawler / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kurt Wagner; 1st App. Giant Size X-Men (Marvel, 1975 series) #1

Nightmare (Table of Contents: 18)

Nightmare [Harvey] / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Nestor Redondo
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Nightmare
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #110

Nightshade (Table of Contents: 19)

Nightshade / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightshade [Tilda Johnson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tilda Johnson; 1st App. Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #164

Nimrod (Table of Contents: 20)

Nimrod / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nimrod
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1981 series) #191

Nitro (Table of Contents: 21)

Nitro / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nitro [Robert Hunter]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robert Hunter; 1st App. Captain Marvel (Marvel, 1968 series) #34

Nomad (Table of Contents: 22)

Nomad / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Zeck; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nomad [Jack Monroe]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Monroe; 1st App. (as Nomad) Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #282

Northstar (Table of Contents: 23)

Alpha Flight / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jean-Paul Beaubier; Brother of Aurora; 1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #120

Nova (Table of Contents: 24)

Nova / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Nova [Frankie Raye]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frankie Raye; Herald of Galactus; 1st App. (as Frankie) Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #164; 1st App. (with Powers) Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #238; 1st App. (as Nova) Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #244

Nuklo (Table of Contents: 25)

Nuklo / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Tom Morgan
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nuklo [Robert Frank Jr.]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robert Frank Jr.; 1st App. Giant Size Avengers (Marvel, 11974 series) #1

Odin (Table of Contents: 26)

Odin / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Odin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Asgardian; Father of Thor; 1st App. Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #85

Olympia (Table of Contents: 27)

Olympia / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Peter Gillis
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Eternals (Marvel, 1976 series) #5

Olympian Gods (Table of Contents: 28)

Olympian Gods / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Rudy Nebres
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Apollo; Artemis; Athena; Dionysus; Hephaestus; Hera; Hermes; Neptune; Venus; Vesta
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Thor Annual #1

Olympus (Table of Contents: 29)

Olympus / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Peter Gillis
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Journey Into Mystery Annual (Marvel, 1965 series) #1

Omega Flight (Table of Contents: 30)

Omega Flight / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jerry Jaxon; Diamond Lil; Wild Child; Flashback; Delphine Courtney; Smart Alec
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. As A Team; Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #1

Orka (Table of Contents: 31)

Orka / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Orka
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Atlantean; 1st App. Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #23

Overmind (Table of Contents: 32)

Overmind / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Overmind [Grom]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Grom; 1st App. Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #111

Owl (Table of Contents: 33)

Owl / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Harris; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Leland Owlsley]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Leland Owlsley; 1st App. Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #3

Other Dimensions (Table of Contents: 34)

Appendix / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dennis Mallonee
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

The inside back cover contains an appendix that is continued from last issue and the "Data Corrections II" text article continued from inside front cover.

The appendix, titled "Appendix: Other Dimensions" contains information on Hulk Worlds, Ice World of Ikthalon, Jakar's World, Jotunheim, Kaa, Kalahia, Katharta, Kingdom of Tazza

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Molecule Man through Owl
  2. 1. Data Corrections II
  3. 2. Molecule Man
    Molecule Man
  4. 3. Moondragon
    Moondragon
  5. 4. Moon Knight
    Moon Knight
  6. 5. Moonstone
    Moonstone
  7. 6. Morbius, Dr. Michael
    Morbius, Dr. Michael
  8. 7. Morgan LeFey
    Morgan LeFey
  9. 8. Morlocks
    Morlocks
  10. 9. Ms. Marvel
    Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]
  11. 10. Mutant Force
    Mutant Force
  12. 11. Mysterio
    Mysterio
  13. 12. Mystique
    Mystique
  14. 13. Namorita
    Namorita
  15. 14. Nebula
    Nebula
  16. 15. Nekra
    Nekra
  17. 16. New Mutants
    New Mutants
  18. 17. Nightcrawler
    Nightcrawler
  19. 18. Nightmare
    Nightmare [Harvey]
  20. 19. Nightshade
    Nightshade
  21. 20. Nimrod
    Nimrod
  22. 21. Nitro
    Nitro
  23. 22. Nomad
    Nomad
  24. 23. Northstar
    Alpha Flight
  25. 24. Nova
    Nova
  26. 25. Nuklo
    Nuklo
  27. 26. Odin
    Odin
  28. 27. Olympia
    Olympia
  29. 28. Olympian Gods
    Olympian Gods
  30. 29. Olympus
    Olympus
  31. 30. Omega Flight
    Omega Flight
  32. 31. Orka
    Orka
  33. 32. Overmind
    Overmind
  34. 33. Owl
    Owl
  35. 34. Other Dimensions
    Appendix
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