(October 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
2
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1.75 CAD
Pages
68
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Howard Mackie (assistant editor); Harry Eisenstein (assistant editor); David Wohl (assistant editor); Marc Siry (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 Series Volumes Counted From Silver Age On
This issue is a variant of The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (Marvel, 1985 series) #11 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

Richard Rider to Sidewinder (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover.

Data Corrections III (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 III", continues on the inside back cover.

Rider, Richard (Table of Contents: 2)

Rider, Richard / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Richard Rider [Nova]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Nova; 1st App. Nova (Marvel, 1976 series) #1

Rigellians (Table of Contents: 3)

Rigellians / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Dennis Janke
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rigellians
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. As A Race, Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #130

Ringmaster (Table of Contents: 4)

Ringmaster / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maynard Tiboldt; 1st App. Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #112

Rocket Raccoon (Table of Contents: 5)

Rocket Raccoon / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Rocket Raccoon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Marvel Preview (Marvel, 1975 series) #7

Rogue (Table of Contents: 6)

Rogue / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Cynthia Martin
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rogue
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Avengers Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #10

Rom (Table of Contents: 7)

ROM / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Rom (Marvel, 1979 series) #1

Ronan the Accuser (Table of Contents: 8)

Ronan the Accuser / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ronan the Accuser
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Indexer Notes

Kree; 1st App. Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #65

The Rose (Table of Contents: 9)

The Rose / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Rose [Richard Fisk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Richard Fisk; Son of The Kingpin; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #253

Roxxon Oil Company (Table of Contents: 10)

Roxxon Oil Company / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hugh Jones; Jonah Hale; John Gamelin; Albert DeVoor; James Melvin; Col. Buzz Baxter; Abner Doolittle; Arthur Dearborn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Mention, Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #180

Sabra (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabra / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sabra [Ruth Bat-Seraph]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ruth Bat-Seraph; 1st Full App. Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #256

Sabretooth (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabretooth / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sabretooth [Victor Creed]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Victor Creed; 1st App. Iron Fist (Marvel, 1975 series) #14

Sandman (Table of Contents: 13)

Sandman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sandman [William Baker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

William Baker; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #4

Sasquatch (Table of Contents: 14)

Sasquatch / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sasquatch [Dr. Walter Langkowski]
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Indexer Notes

Dr. Walter Langkowski; 1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #120

Savage Land Mutates (Table of Contents: 15)

Savage Land Mutates / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amphibius; Barbarus; Brainchild; Gaza; Equilibrius; Lorelei; Lupo; Piper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #62

Scarecrow (Table of Contents: 16)

Scarecrow / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarecrow [Ebenezer Laughton]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ebenezer Laughton; 1st App. Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #51

Scarlet Witch (Table of Contents: 17)

Scarlet Witch / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wanda Maximoff; Daughter of Magneto; Sister of Quicksilver; 1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #4

Scorpion (Table of Contents: 18)

Scorpion / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scorpion [MacDonald Gargan; Mac Gargan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

MacDonald "Mac" Gargan; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #20

Scourge (Table of Contents: 19)

Scourge / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scourge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #194

Secret Empire (Table of Contents: 20)

Secret Empire / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Dwayne Turner
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Secret Empire
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Tales To Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #61

Sentinels (Table of Contents: 21)

Sentinels / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sentinels
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #14

Sentry (Table of Contents: 22)

Sentry / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sentry
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #64

Serpent Society (Table of Contents: 23)

Serpent Society / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Paul Neary
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sidewinder; Anaconda; Asp; Black Mamba; Bushmaster; Cobra; Cottonmouth; Diamondback; Death Adder; Rattler
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Indexer Notes

1st App. Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #310

Serpent Society Headquarters (Table of Contents: 24)

Serpent Society Headquarters / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
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. Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #311

Sersi (Table of Contents: 25)

Eternals / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Arthur Adams (as Art Adams)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sersi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Eternal; 1st App. Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #109 (Circe)

Shadowcat (Table of Contents: 26)

Shadowcat / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Arthur Adams (as Art Adams)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde; Katherine Pryde]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Katherine "Kitty" Pryde; 1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #129

Shang-Chi (Table of Contents: 27)

Shang-Chi / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Paul Gulacy
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
martial arts; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Shang-Chi (The Master of Kung Fu)
Reprints
Keywords
kung fu

Indexer Notes

First appearance in Special Marvel Edition (Marvel, 1971 series) #15.

Shanna the She-Devil (Table of Contents: 28)

Shanna the She-Devil / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; jungle
Characters
Shanna The She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara Plunder]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Shanna O'Hara Plunder; Wife of Ka-Zar; 1st App. Shanna The She-Devil (Marvel, 1972 series) #1

Shaper of Worlds (Table of Contents: 29)

Shaper of Worlds / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shaper of Worlds
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #155

She-Hulk (Table of Contents: 30)

She-Hulk / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings

Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jennifer Walters; Cousin of The Hulk; 1st App. Savage She-Hulk #1

Shi'ar (Table of Contents: 31)

Shi'ar / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st App. X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #97

SHIELD (Table of Contents: 32)

SHIELD / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; Timothy Dugan [Dum Dum Dugan]; Jasper Sitwell; Gabriel Jones; Val Fontaine; Eric Koenig; Sidney Levine; Clay Quartermain; Laura Brown; Sharon Carter; James Woo; Jerry Hunt; Barth Bukowski; Gail Runciter; Wendell Vaughn; Richard Rennselaer; Roger Dooley; Karl Delandan
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Indexer Notes

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

Shield Uniforms (Table of Contents: 33)

Shield Uniforms / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Shield Flying Car (Table of Contents: 34)

Shield Flying Car / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Shocker (Table of Contents: 35)

The Shocker / character profile / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Russ Stefans
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shocker [Herman Schultz]
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Indexer Notes

Herman Schultz; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #46; According to Mark Bagley, original name was supposed to be The Vibrator (thus the "V" on his belt), but this was deemed inappropriate.

Shooting Star (Table of Contents: 36)

Shooting Star / character profile / 0.7 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shooting Star [Victoria Star]
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Indexer Notes

Victoria Star; 1st App. Incredible Hulk Vol.1 #265

Shroud (Table of Contents: 37)

Shroud / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shroud
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance was in Super-Villain Team-Up (Marvel, 1975 series) #5.

Sidewinder (Table of Contents: 38)

Sidewinder / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sidewinder [Seth Voelker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Seth Voelker; 1st App. Marvel Two-In-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #64

Other Dimensions (Table of Contents: 39)

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 III" text article continued from inside front cover.

The appendix, titled "Appendix: Other Dimensions" contains information on Netherworld of Gulgol, Nirvana, Olympus, Ort-Beast, Other-Earth, Other Realm, Otherwhere, Phaseworld, Planes of Pohldark.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Richard Rider to Sidewinder
  2. 1. Data Corrections III
  3. 2. Rider, Richard
    Rider, Richard
  4. 3. Rigellians
    Rigellians
  5. 4. Ringmaster
    Ringmaster
  6. 5. Rocket Raccoon
    Rocket Raccoon
  7. 6. Rogue
    Rogue
  8. 7. Rom
    ROM
  9. 8. Ronan the Accuser
    Ronan the Accuser
  10. 9. The Rose
    The Rose
  11. 10. Roxxon Oil Company
    Roxxon Oil Company
  12. 11. Sabra
    Sabra
  13. 12. Sabretooth
    Sabretooth
  14. 13. Sandman
    Sandman
  15. 14. Sasquatch
    Sasquatch
  16. 15. Savage Land Mutates
    Savage Land Mutates
  17. 16. Scarecrow
    Scarecrow
  18. 17. Scarlet Witch
    Scarlet Witch
  19. 18. Scorpion
    Scorpion
  20. 19. Scourge
    Scourge
  21. 20. Secret Empire
    Secret Empire
  22. 21. Sentinels
    Sentinels
  23. 22. Sentry
    Sentry
  24. 23. Serpent Society
    Serpent Society
  25. 24. Serpent Society Headquarters
    Serpent Society Headquarters
  26. 25. Sersi
    Eternals
  27. 26. Shadowcat
    Shadowcat
  28. 27. Shang-Chi
    Shang-Chi
  29. 28. Shanna the She-Devil
    Shanna the She-Devil
  30. 29. Shaper of Worlds
    Shaper of Worlds
  31. 30. She-Hulk
    She-Hulk
  32. 31. Shi'ar
    Shi'ar
  33. 32. SHIELD
    SHIELD
  34. 33. Shield Uniforms
    Shield Uniforms
  35. 34. Shield Flying Car
    Shield Flying Car
  36. 35. The Shocker
    The Shocker
  37. 36. Shooting Star
    Shooting Star
  38. 37. Shroud
    Shroud
  39. 38. Sidewinder
    Sidewinder
  40. 39. Other Dimensions
    Appendix
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