(October 1987)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.50 USD; 0.40 GBP; 2.00 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Gregory Wright (assistant); David Wohl (assistant); Marc Siry (assistant); Rich Williams (assistant); Mark Gruenwald (editor); Michael Yee (assistant)

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 Phil Lord, Rodney Ramos, and Hector Collazo as Art Enhancers So All Have Been Listed as Inkers for All Entries; All Volume Numbers are from Silver Age up; In his intro in Issue #16, Mark Gruenwald insists that all characters appearing in this book are truly dead, but as time and plotlines proved, a number of them proved to be only mostly dead

[Book of the Dead Deluxe Edition Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Hyperion to Nighthawk / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover.

Data Corrections (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typesetter)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Hyperion II (Table of Contents: 2)

Hyperion II / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos; Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hyperion
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #69; Last appearance: Squadron Supreme (Marvel, 1985 series) #8

Imperial Hydra (Table of Contents: 3)

Imperial Hydra / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Imperial Hydra [Arnold Brown]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Arnold Brown; First appearance: Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #135; Last appearance: Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #141

It, The Living Colossus (Table of Contents: 4)

It, the Living Colossus / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Al Milgrom (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
It, The Living Colossus [Robert O'Bryan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robert O'Bryan; First appearance: Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #14; Last appearance: Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #244

Jackal (Table of Contents: 5)

Jackal / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mark Pacella (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jackal [Miles Warren]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Miles Warren; First appearance (as Warren): Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #31; First appearance: (as Jackal): Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #129; Last appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #149

Jarella (Table of Contents: 6)

Jarella / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Sandy Plunkett (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jarella
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #140; Last appearance: Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #205

Jocasta (Table of Contents: 7)

Jocasta / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Kerry Gammill (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jocasta
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #162; Last appearance: Marvel Two-In-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #93

Kangaroo (Table of Contents: 8)

Kangaroo / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mike Machlan (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kangaroo [Frank Oliver]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frank Oliver; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #81; Last appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #126

Kiber the Cruel (Table of Contents: 9)

Kiber the Cruel / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Bob Wiacek (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kiber the Cruel [Frederick Kiber]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frederick Kiber; First appearance: Black Panther (Marvel, 1977 series) #11; Last appearance: Black Panther (Marvel, 1977 series) #13

Kid Colt (Table of Contents: 10)

Kid Colt / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Larry Lieber (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blaine Colt; First appearance: Kid Colt (Marvel, 1948 series) #1; No last appearance depicted.

Korvac (Table of Contents: 11)

Korvac / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Dennis Jensen (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Korvac [Michael Korvac]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Michael Korvac; First appearance: Giant Size Defenders (Marvel, 1974 series) #3; Last appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #178

Letha (Table of Contents: 12)

Letha / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Brian Garvey (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Letha [Hellen Feliciano]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hellen Feliciano; First appearance: Marvel Two-In-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #54; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #319

Lilith (Table of Contents: 13)

Lilith / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Nestor Redondo (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero; horror-suspense
Characters
Lilith
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Daughter of Dracula; First appearance: Giant Size Chillers (Marvel, 1974 series) #1; Last appearance: Dr. Strange (Marvel, 1974 series) #62

Living Monolith (Table of Contents: 14)

Living Monolith / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mike Harris (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Living Monolith [Ahmet Abdol; Living Planet]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ahmet Abdol; First appearance: X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #54; Last appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel (Marvel, 1982 series) #17. (Not technically dead; was transformed into the "Living Planet.")

Lucifer (Table of Contents: 15)

Lucifer / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lucifer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #9; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #178

Malekith (Table of Contents: 16)

Malekith / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Malekith
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #344; Last appearance: Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #367

Marauders (Table of Contents: 17)

Marauders / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Rick Leonardi (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blockbuster; Riptide; Prism
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #210

Marvel Boy (Table of Contents: 18)

Marvel Boy / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy [Robert Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robert Grayson; 1First appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #164; Last appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #165

Mauler I (Table of Contents: 19)

Mauler / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Bob Layton (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mauler [Aaron Soames]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Aaron Soames; First and last appearance: Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #167

Melter (Table of Contents: 20)

Melter / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Kerry Gammill (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Melter [Bruno Horgan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bruno Horgan; First appearance: Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #47; Last appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #263

Midgard Serpent (Table of Contents: 21)

Midgard Serpent / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Midgard Serpent [Jormungand; Fin Fang Foom]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jormungand; Also Fin Fang Foom; First appearance (as Serpent): Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #127; First appearance (as Fin): Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #89; Last appearance: Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #380

Mimic (Table of Contents: 22)

Mimic / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mimic [Calvin Rankin]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Calvin Rankin; First appearance: X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #18; Last appearance: Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #161

Miracle Man (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Sandy Plunkett (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miracle Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3; Last appearance: Thing (Marvel, 1983 series) #24

Mirage I (Table of Contents: 24)

Mirage / character profile / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
José Marzán Jr. (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mirage [Desmond Chame]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Desmond Chame; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #156; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #319

Miss America (Table of Contents: 25)

Miss America / character profile / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mary Wilshire (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss America [Madeline Joyce Frank]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Madeline Joyce Frank; First and last appearance: Giant Size Avengers (Marvel, 1974 series) #1

Modok (Table of Contents: 26)

Modok / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mike Zeck (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Modok [George Tarleton]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Tarleton; First appearance: Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #94; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #313

Morlocks (Table of Contents: 27)

Morlocks / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Annalee; Blow-Hard; Cybelle; Scaleface; Tommy
Reprints

Nebulon (Table of Contents: 28)

Nebulon / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Al Milgrom (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nebulon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fist appearance: Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #13; Last appearance: Avengers Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #11

Nighthawk I (Table of Contents: 29)

Nighthawk / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Ryan (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]
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Indexer Notes

Kyle Richmond; First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #85; Last appearance: Squadron Supreme (Marvel, 1985 series) #12

Nighthawk II (Table of Contents: 30)

Nighthawk / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Brett Breeding (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Rodney Ramos (credited); Hector Collazo (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kyle Richmond; First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #71; Last appearance: Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #106

Data Corrections (Table of Contents: 31)

credits, title page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continues from the inside front cover.

Marvel Publications Secret Wars II Through X-Men vs. Avengers (Table of Contents: 32)

Marvel Universe / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lists all comics published by Marvel S-Z titles.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Book of the Dead Deluxe Edition Part 3]
    Hyperion to Nighthawk
  2. 1. Data Corrections
  3. 2. Hyperion II
    Hyperion II
  4. 3. Imperial Hydra
    Imperial Hydra
  5. 4. It, The Living Colossus
    It, the Living Colossus
  6. 5. Jackal
    Jackal
  7. 6. Jarella
    Jarella
  8. 7. Jocasta
    Jocasta
  9. 8. Kangaroo
    Kangaroo
  10. 9. Kiber the Cruel
    Kiber the Cruel
  11. 10. Kid Colt
    Kid Colt
  12. 11. Korvac
    Korvac
  13. 12. Letha
    Letha
  14. 13. Lilith
    Lilith
  15. 14. Living Monolith
    Living Monolith
  16. 15. Lucifer
    Lucifer
  17. 16. Malekith
    Malekith
  18. 17. Marauders
    Marauders
  19. 18. Marvel Boy
    Marvel Boy
  20. 19. Mauler I
    Mauler
  21. 20. Melter
    Melter
  22. 21. Midgard Serpent
    Midgard Serpent
  23. 22. Mimic
    Mimic
  24. 23. Miracle Man
    Miracle Man
  25. 24. Mirage I
    Mirage
  26. 25. Miss America
    Miss America
  27. 26. Modok
    Modok
  28. 27. Morlocks
    Morlocks
  29. 28. Nebulon
    Nebulon
  30. 29. Nighthawk I
    Nighthawk
  31. 30. Nighthawk II
    Nighthawk
  32. 31. Data Corrections
  33. 32. Marvel Publications Secret Wars II Through X-Men vs. Avengers
    Marvel Universe
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