(January 1987)

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
0714860203401
Editing
Howard Mackie (editor); Gregory Wright (editor); David Wohl (assistant editor); Marc McLaurin (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (editor)

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, Mark McKenna, Phil Lord, Mark Alexander, and Art Nichols as Art Enhancers So All Have Been Listed as Inkers for All Entries; All Entries For Eliot Brown Are For Equipment Diagrams; All Volume Numbers are from Silver Age and Up
This issue is a variant of The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (Marvel, 1985 series) #14 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

Unicorn Through Wolverine (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover

Changing Frequencies (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.

Unicorn (Table of Contents: 2)

Unicorn / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Arthur Adams (as Art Adams); Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Unicorn [Milos Masaryk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Milos Masaryk; 1st App. Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #56

Uni-Mind (Table of Contents: 3)

Eternals / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Sam de la Rosa
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uni-Mind
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Eternals (Marvel, 1976 series) #12

Unlimited Class Wrestling (Table of Contents: 4)

Unlimited Class Wrestling / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Witherby
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Edward Garner; The Thing; Demolition Dunphy; Blacksmith; Jersey Devil; Beyonder; Little John; Armadillo; Enigmo; Iceberg Ike
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Thing (Marvel, 1983 series) #28

Unus (Table of Contents: 5)

Unus / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Joe Barney
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Unus [Gunther Bain]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gunther Bain; 1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #8

Ursa Major (Table of Contents: 6)

Ursa Major / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Jim Reddington
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ursa Major [Mikhail Ursas]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mikhail Ursas; 1st App. Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #258

Valkyrie (Table of Contents: 7)

Valkyrie / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bob McLeod; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Valkyrie [Brunnhilde]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brunnhilde, in her own body; 1st Full App. Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #109

Vanguard (Table of Contents: 8)

Vanguard / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vanguard [Nicolai Krylenko]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Nicolai Krylenko; 1st App. Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #109

Vanisher (Table of Contents: 9)

Vanisher / character profile / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Dwayne Turner; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vanisher
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #2

Vault (Table of Contents: 10)

Vault / text article / 2.5 pages (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); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Avengers Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #15

Vermin (Table of Contents: 11)

Vermin / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Javier Saltares
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vermin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #272

Vibranium (Table of Contents: 12)

Vibranium / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. (Antarctic) Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #13; 1st App. (Wakandan) Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #53

Vindicator (Table of Contents: 13)

Vindicator / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Carl Potts
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vindicator [Heather McNeil Hudson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Heather McNeil Hudson; 1st App. (as Heather) X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #139; 1st App. (as Vindicator) Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #32

Viper (Table of Contents: 14)

Viper / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Viper [Madame Hydra]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Madame Hydra; 1st App. Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #110

Vision (Table of Contents: 15)

Vision / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vision
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #57

Volcana (Table of Contents: 16)

Volcana / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Volcana [Marsha Rosenberg]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marsha Rosenberg; 1st App. Secret Wars (Marvel, 1984 series) #3

Vulture (Table of Contents: 17)

Vulture / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vulture [Adrian Toomes]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adrian Toomes; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #2

Wakanda (Table of Contents: 18)

Wakanda / character profile / 2 pages (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 App. Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #52

Warlock (Table of Contents: 19)

Warlock / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Warlock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. New Mutants (Marvel, 1983 series) #18

Warriors Three (Table of Contents: 20)

Warriors Three / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Volstagg; Hogun; Fandral
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #119

Wasp (Table of Contents: 21)

Wasp / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Janet Van Dyne; 1st App. Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #44

Watchers (Table of Contents: 22)

Watchers / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings; Richard Bensam

Genre
superhero
Characters
Watchers [The Watcher [Uatu]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. (Uatu) Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #13; 1st App. (Watchers) Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #53

Water Wizard (Table of Contents: 23)

Water Wizard / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Dennis Janke
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Water Wizard [Peter Van Zante]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Peter Van Zante; 1st App. Ghost Rider (Marvel, 1973 series) #23

Wendigo (Table of Contents: 24)

Wendigo / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Steve Geiger
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings; Richard Bensam

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wendigo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #162

Werewolf (Table of Contents: 25)

Werewolf / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Werewolf by Night [Jack Russell]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Russell; 1st App. Marvel Spotlight (Marvel, 1971 series) #2

Whirlwind (Table of Contents: 26)

Whirlwind / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Kerry Gammill; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Whirlwind [David Cannon; Human Top]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

David Cannon; Formerly Human Top; 1st App. (as Human Top) Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #50; 1st App. (as Whirlwind) Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #46

White Queen (Table of Contents: 27)

White Queen / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mark Beachum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
White Queen [Emma Frost]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Emma Frost; 1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #129

Will O' The Wisp (Table of Contents: 28)

Will O' The Wisp / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Sandy Plunkett
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Will O' The Wisp [Jackson Arvad]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jackson Arvad; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #167

Wing, Colleen (Table of Contents: 29)

Wing, Colleen / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Kerry Gammill
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Colleen Wing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Marvel Premiere (Marvel, 1972 series) #19

Wingfoot, Wyatt (Table of Contents: 30)

Wingfoot, Wyatt / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wyatt Wingfoot
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #50

Wizard (Table of Contents: 31)

Wizard / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
John Byrne; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols; Eliot R. Brown (as Eliot Brown)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wizard
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #102

Wolfsbane (Table of Contents: 32)

Wolfsbane / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rahne Sinclair; 1st App. Marvel Graphic Novel (Marvel, 1982 series) #4

Wolverine (Table of Contents: 33)

Wolverine / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry; Mark McKenna; Phil Lord; Mark Alexander; Art Nichols
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logan; 1st Full App. Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #181

Other Dimensions (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Dennis Mallonee
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Richard Bensam (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on: Realm, Sixth Dimension, Slaveworld, Sominus, Sportworld, Stormworld, Sub-Atomica, Sub-Space, Tagak's World, Ta-Lo, Terragonia, Therea, Tunnelworld, The Un-Place, Weirdworld

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Unicorn Through Wolverine
  2. 1. Changing Frequencies
  3. 2. Unicorn
    Unicorn
  4. 3. Uni-Mind
    Eternals
  5. 4. Unlimited Class Wrestling
    Unlimited Class Wrestling
  6. 5. Unus
    Unus
  7. 6. Ursa Major
    Ursa Major
  8. 7. Valkyrie
    Valkyrie
  9. 8. Vanguard
    Vanguard
  10. 9. Vanisher
    Vanisher
  11. 10. Vault
    Vault
  12. 11. Vermin
    Vermin
  13. 12. Vibranium
    Vibranium
  14. 13. Vindicator
    Vindicator
  15. 14. Viper
    Viper
  16. 15. Vision
    Vision
  17. 16. Volcana
    Volcana
  18. 17. Vulture
    Vulture
  19. 18. Wakanda
    Wakanda
  20. 19. Warlock
    Warlock
  21. 20. Warriors Three
    Warriors Three
  22. 21. Wasp
    Wasp
  23. 22. Watchers
    Watchers
  24. 23. Water Wizard
    Water Wizard
  25. 24. Wendigo
    Wendigo
  26. 25. Werewolf
    Werewolf
  27. 26. Whirlwind
    Whirlwind
  28. 27. White Queen
    White Queen
  29. 28. Will O' The Wisp
    Will O' The Wisp
  30. 29. Wing, Colleen
    Wing, Colleen
  31. 30. Wingfoot, Wyatt
    Wingfoot, Wyatt
  32. 31. Wizard
    Wizard
  33. 32. Wolfsbane
    Wolfsbane
  34. 33. Wolverine
    Wolverine
  35. 34. Other Dimensions
    Other Dimensions
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