(February 1988)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.50 USD; 0.40 GBP; 2.00 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Gregory Wright (assistant); David Wohl (assistant); Mark Gruenwald (editor)

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, Marc Siry, and Don Hudson as Art Enhancers So All Have Been Listed as Inkers for All Entries; All Volume numbers are from Silver Age and 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
This issue has variants:

Book of the Dead Part 5 (Table of Contents)

Stick to Zuras / cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover

Universe's End; Data Corrections (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page contains artist credits, table of contents, and text articles "Universe's End" and "Data Corrections", which continues on the final page and on the inside back cover.

Stick (Table of Contents: 2)

Stick / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Stick
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #176; Last appearance: Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #190

Storm, Franklin (Table of Contents: 3)

Franklin Storm / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Tom Morgan (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Franklin Storm
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Father of the Invisible Woman and Human Torch; First appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #31; Last appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #32

Swordsman (Table of Contents: 4)

Swordsman / 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); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Swordsman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #19; Last appearance: Giant-Size Avengers (Marvel, 1974 series) #2

Talbot, Major Glenn (Table of Contents: 5)

Major Glenn Talbot / 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); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Major Glenn Talbot
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #61; Last appearance: Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #260

Tarantula (Table of Contents: 6)

Tarantula / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Kieron Dwyer (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Tarantula [Anton Miguel Rodriguez]
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Indexer Notes

Anton Miguel Rodriguez; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #134; Last appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #236

Terrax (Table of Contents: 7)

Terrax / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Terrax [Tyros the Terrible]
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Indexer Notes

Tyros the Terrible; First appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #211; Last appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #260

Thanos (Table of Contents: 8)

Thanos / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Jim Starlin (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #55; Last appearance: Marvel Two-In-One Annual (Marvel, 1976 series) #2

Thumb, Tom (Table of Contents: 9)

Tom Thumb / 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); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Tom Thumb [Thomas Thompson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thomas Thompson; First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #85; Last appearance: Squadron Supreme (Marvel, 1985 series) #9

Thunderbird I (Table of Contents: 10)

Thunderbird / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thunderbird [John Proudstar]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Proudstar; Brother of Warpath; First appearance: Giant-Size X-Men (Marvel, 1975 series) #1; Last appearance: X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #95

Thunderbolt (Table of Contents: 11)

Thunderbolt / 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); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thunderbolt [William Carver]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

William Carver; First appearance: Power Man (Marvel, 1974 series) #41; Last appearance: Power Man and Iron Fist (Power Man (Marvel, 1974 series)) #62

Titania I (Table of Contents: 12)

Titania / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Titania [Davida DeVito]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Davida DeVito; First appearance: Marvel Two-In-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #54; Last appearance: Thing (Marvel, 1983 series) #33

Toro (Table of Contents: 13)

Toro / 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); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Toro [Thomas Raymond]
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Indexer Notes

Thomas Raymond; First and last Silver Age appearance: Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #14

Torpedo (Table of Contents: 14)

Torpedo / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Bill Reinhold (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Torpedo [Brock Jones]
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Indexer Notes

Brock Jones; First appearance: Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #126; Last appearance: Rom (Marvel, 1979 series) #50

Two-Gun Kid (Table of Contents: 15)

Two-Gun Kid / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
John Severin (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Two-Gun Kid [Matt Hawk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Matt Hawk; First appearance: Two-Gun Kid (Marvel, 1948 series) #60

Union Jack I-II (Table of Contents: 16)

Union Jack / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Union Jack [Montgomery Lord Falsworth]; Union Jack [Brian Falsworth]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Montgomery Lord Falsworth; First appearance: Invaders (Marvel, 1975 series) #7; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #254; Brian Falsworth; First appearance: Invaders (Marvel, 1975 series) #19; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #253

Vamp (Table of Contents: 17)

Vamp / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Joe Jusko (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vamp
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #217; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #319

Vampires (Table of Contents: 18)

Vampires / character profile / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vlad Dracula; Lilith, Hannibal King; Baron Blood; Rachel Van Helsing; Varnae; Nimrod; Turac; Lianda; Lucy Westernra; Edith Harker; Deacon Frost; Blade Doppelganger; Adri Nital; Lucas Brand; Torgo; Harold H. Harold
Reprints

Van Helsing, Rachel (Table of Contents: 19)

Rachel Van Helsing / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Stan Drake (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rachel Van Helsing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Tomb of Dracula (Marvel, 1964 series) #3; Last appearance: (Uncanny) X-Men Annual (Marvel, 1970 series) #6

Van Lunt, Cornelius (Table of Contents: 20)

Cornelius Van Lunt / 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); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cornelius Van Lunt [Taurus of Zodiac]
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Indexer Notes

Taurus of Zodiac; First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #72

Viper I (Table of Contents: 21)

Viper / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mark Chiarello (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Viper [Jordan Dixon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jordan Dixon; First appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #157; Last appearance: Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #180

Warlock, Adam (Table of Contents: 22)

Adam Warlock / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Jim Starlin (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Adam Warlock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Him; Forst appearance: Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #66; Last appearance: Marvel Two-In-One Annual (Marvel, 1976 series) #2

Whitemane, Aelfyre (Table of Contents: 23)

Aelfyre Whitemane / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Carl Potts (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aelfyre Whitemane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First and last appearance: Power Pack (Marvel, 1984 series) #1

Whizzer (Table of Contents: 24)

Whizzer / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Dennis Jensen (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Whizzer [Robert Frank]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robert Frank; First modern appearance: Giant-Size Avengers (Marvel, 1974 series) #1; Last appearance: Vision and the Scarlet Witch (Marvel, 1982 series) #2

Wraith (Table of Contents: 25)

Wraith / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Ron Lim (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wraith [Brian DeWolff]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brian DeWolff; First appearance: Marvel Team-Up (Marvel, 1972 series) #48; Last appearance: Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #278

Zodiac I (Table of Contents: 26)

Zodiac / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Rob Liefeld (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquarius; Aries; Cancer; Capricorn; Gemini; Leo; Libra; Pisces; Sagittarius; Virgo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance: Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #72; Last appearance: West Coast Avengers (Marvel, 1985 series) #26

Zombie (Table of Contents: 27)

Zombie / character profile / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Bob Hall (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zombie [Simon William Garth]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Simon William Garth; First appearance: Tales of the Zombie (Marvel, 1973 series) #1; Last appearance: Tales of the Zombie (Marvel, 1973 series) #8

Zuras (Table of Contents: 28)

Zuras / character profile / 2.25 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited); Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein); Phil Lord (credited); Marc Siry (credited); Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zuras
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Eternal; First appearance: Eternals (Marvel, 1976 series) #5; Last appearance: Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #300

Data Corrections (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continues from the inside front cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Book of the Dead Part 5
    Stick to Zuras
  2. 1. Universe's End; Data Corrections
  3. 2. Stick
    Stick
  4. 3. Storm, Franklin
    Franklin Storm
  5. 4. Swordsman
    Swordsman
  6. 5. Talbot, Major Glenn
    Major Glenn Talbot
  7. 6. Tarantula
    Tarantula
  8. 7. Terrax
    Terrax
  9. 8. Thanos
    Thanos
  10. 9. Thumb, Tom
    Tom Thumb
  11. 10. Thunderbird I
    Thunderbird
  12. 11. Thunderbolt
    Thunderbolt
  13. 12. Titania I
    Titania
  14. 13. Toro
    Toro
  15. 14. Torpedo
    Torpedo
  16. 15. Two-Gun Kid
    Two-Gun Kid
  17. 16. Union Jack I-II
    Union Jack
  18. 17. Vamp
    Vamp
  19. 18. Vampires
    Vampires
  20. 19. Van Helsing, Rachel
    Rachel Van Helsing
  21. 20. Van Lunt, Cornelius
    Cornelius Van Lunt
  22. 21. Viper I
    Viper
  23. 22. Warlock, Adam
    Adam Warlock
  24. 23. Whitemane, Aelfyre
    Aelfyre Whitemane
  25. 24. Whizzer
    Whizzer
  26. 25. Wraith
    Wraith
  27. 26. Zodiac I
    Zodiac
  28. 27. Zombie
    Zombie
  29. 28. Zuras
    Zuras
  30. 29. Data Corrections
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