(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 [black, no background]
Editing:
Gregory Wright; David Wohl (Assistants); Mark Gruenwald
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
limited series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

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


Book of the Dead Part 5 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Keith Pollard
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover

Stick (Table of Contents: 1)

Stick / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Stick

Indexer Notes

1st App. Daredevil Vol.1 #176; Last App. Daredevil Vol.1 #190 (Mostly Dead)

Storm, Franklin (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Tom Morgan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Franklin Storm

Indexer Notes

Father of the Invisible Woman and Human Torch; 1st App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #31; Last App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #32

Swordsman (Table of Contents: 3)

Swordsman / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Mike Zeck
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Swordsman

Indexer Notes

1st App. Avengers Vol.1 #19; Last App. Giant-Size Avengers #2

Talbot, Major Glenn (Table of Contents: 4)

Talbot, Major Glenn / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Glenn Talbot

Indexer Notes

1st App. Tales to Astonish Vol.1 #61; Last App. Incredible Hulk Vol.1 #260

Tarantula I (Table of Contents: 5)

Tarantula / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Kieron Dwyer
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tarantula [Anton Miguel Rodriguez]

Indexer Notes

Anton Miguel Rodriguez; 1st App. Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #134; Last App. Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #236

Terrax (Table of Contents: 6)

Terrax / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Terrax [Tyros the Terrible]

Indexer Notes

Tyros the Terrible; 1st App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #211; Last App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #260 (Mostly Dead)

Thanos (Table of Contents: 7)

Thanos / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thanos

Indexer Notes

1st App. Iron Man Vol.1 #55; Last App. Marvel Two-In-One Annual #2 (Mostly Dead)

Thumb, Tom (Table of Contents: 8)

Thumb, Tom / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Paul Ryan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tom Thumb [Thomas Thompson]

Indexer Notes

Thomas Thompson; 1st App. Avengers Vol.1 #85; Last App. Squadron Supreme #9

Thunderbird I (Table of Contents: 9)

Thunderbird / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderbird [John Proudstar]

Indexer Notes

John Proudstar; Brother of Warpath; 1st App. Giant-Size X-Men #1; Last App. X-Men Vol.1 #95

Thunderbolt (Table of Contents: 10)

Thunderbolt / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderbolt [William Carver]

Indexer Notes

William Carver; 1st App. Power Man #41; Last App. Power Man and Iron Fist #62

Titania I (Table of Contents: 11)

Titania / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Titania [Davida DeVito]

Indexer Notes

Davida DeVito; 1st App. Marvel Two-In-One #54; Last App. Thing #33

Toro (Table of Contents: 12)

Toro / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Toro [Thomas Raymond]

Indexer Notes

Thomas Raymond; 1st and Last Modern App. Sub-Mariner #14

Torpedo II (Table of Contents: 13)

Torpedo / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Bill Reinhold
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Torpedo [Brock Jones]

Indexer Notes

Brock Jones; 1st App. Daredevil Vol.1 #126; Last App. Rom #50

Two-Gun Kid (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Two-Gun Kid [Matt Hawk]

Indexer Notes

Matt Hawk; 1st App. Two-Gun Kid #60; Last App. Not Yet Depicted

Union Jack I & II (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

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

Indexer Notes

I: Montgomery Lord Falsworth; 1st App. Invaders #7; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #254; II: Brian Falsworth; 1st App. Invaders #19; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #253

Vamp (Table of Contents: 16)

Vamp / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Joe Jusko
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vamp

Indexer Notes

1st App. Captain America Vol.1 #217; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #319

Vampires (Table of Contents: 17)

Vampires / character profile / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Kevin Nowlan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

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

Indexer Notes

Various 1st and Last Appearances

Van Helsing, Rachel (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Stan Drake
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rachel Van Helsing

Indexer Notes

1st App. Tomb of Dracula #3; Last App. Uncanny X-Men Annual #6

Van Lunt, Cornelius (Table of Contents: 19)

Van Lunt, Cornelius / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Mike Machlan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cornelius Van Lunt [Taurus of Zodiac]

Indexer Notes

Taurus of Zodiac; 1st App. Avengers Vol.1 #72

Viper I (Table of Contents: 20)

Viper / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Mark Chiarello
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Viper [Jordan Dixon]

Indexer Notes

Jordan Dixon; 1st App. Captain America Vol.1 #157; Last App. Captain America Vol.1 #180

Warlock, Adam (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Adam Warlock

Indexer Notes

Him; 1st App. Fantastic Four Vol.1 #66; Last App. Marvel Two-In-One Annual #2; (He Got Better)

Whitemane, Aelfyre (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Carl Potts
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aelfyre Whitemane

Indexer Notes

1st and Last App. Power Pack Vol.1 #1

Whizzer I (Table of Contents: 23)

Whizzer / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Dennis Jensen
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Robert Frank]

Indexer Notes

Robert Frank; 1st Modern App. Giant-Size Avengers #1; Last App. Vision and the Scarlet Witch Vol.1 #2

Wraith (Table of Contents: 24)

Wraith / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Ron Lim
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wraith [Brian DeWolff]

Indexer Notes

Brian DeWolff; 1st App. Marvel Team-Up #48; Last App. Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #278

Zodiac (Table of Contents: 25)

Zodiac / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Rob Liefeld
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

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

Indexer Notes

1st App. Avengers Vol.1 #72; Last App. West Coast Avengers #26

Zombie (Table of Contents: 26)

Zombie / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Bob Hall
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zombie [Simon William Garth]

Indexer Notes

Simon William Garth; 1st App. Tales of the Zombie #1; Last App. Tales of the Zombie #8

Zuras (Table of Contents: 27)

Zuras / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Phil Lord; Don Hudson; Marc Siry
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Brenda Mings

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zuras

Indexer Notes

Eternal; 1st App. Eternals Vol.1 #5; Last App. Thor Vol.1 #300

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