The Offical Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #16, June 1987: Book of the Dead

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  • Gabriel Lan; First appearance: (robot form) Fantastic Four #12 (March 1972); (real form) Thor #306 (April 1981); Final appearance: Thor #306 (April 1981). Cause of death: Killed by the Silver Surfer.

  • First appearance: Strange Tales #110 (July 1963); Final appearance: Marvel Premiere #10 (September 1973). Cause of death: Killed by Shuma-Gorath.

  • Includes Ape-Man, Cat-Man, Frog-Man, and Bird-Man; First appearance: Daredevil #10 (October 1965); Final appearance: Daredevil #158 (May 1979)

  • Lord John Falsworth; First appearance: Invaders #7 (July 1976); Final appearance: Captain America #254 (February 1981). Cause of death: Head severed by Captain America's shield.

  • Baron Wolfgang von Strucker; First appearance: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #5 (January 1964); Final appearance: Strange Tales #158 (July 1967). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • Baron Heinrich Zemo; First appearance: Avengers #6 (July 1964); Final appearance: Avengers #15 (April 1965). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion during a battle with Captain America.

  • Basil Elks; First appearance: Marvel Team-Up #16 (December 1973); Final appearance: Fantastic Four #289 (April 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • First appearance: (voice) Secret Wars #1 (May 1984); (in physical form) Secret Wars II #1 (July 1985); Final appearance: Secret Wars II #9 (March 1986). Cause of death: Turned into an infant and killed by Molecule Man.

  • Frederick Foswell; Listed as Big Man; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #10 (March 1964); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #52 (September 1967). Cause of death: Shot by gangsters.

  • Sir Percy of Scandia; Listed as Black Knight I; First modern appearance: Marvel Super Heroes #17 (November 1968); Final appearance: Marvel Super Heroes #17 (November 1968). Cause of death: Impaled by Mordred's blade.

  • Nathan Garrett; First appearance: Tales to Astonish #52 (February 1964); Final appearance: Tales of Suspense #73 (January 1966). Cause of death: Fell to his death during a battle with Iron Man.

  • Marcus Daniels; First appearance: Nova #19 (May 1978); Final appearance: Avengers #277 (March 1987). Cause of death: Stroke.

  • Gregor Shapanka; First appearance: (as Jack Frost) Tales of Suspense #45 (September 1963); (as Blizzard) Iron Man #86 (May 1976); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man Annual #20 (1986). Cause of death: Killed by Iron Man 2020.

  • Listed as Bloodstone; First appearance: Marvel Presents #1 (October 1975); Final appearance: Rampaging Hulk #8 (April 1978). Cause of death:

  • First appearance: Captain America #217 (January 1978); Final appearance: Captain America #318 (June 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • First modern appearance: Avengers #4 (March 1964); Final appearance: Avengers #56 (September 1968). Cause of death: Exploded in a plane crash.

  • Mar-Vell; First appearance: Marvel Super Heroes #12 (December 1967); Final appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #1 (1982). Cause of death: Cancer.

  • Miles Warren; First appearance: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #25 (December 1978); Final appearance: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #31 (June 1979). Cause of death: Killed by a monster.

  • First appearance: Tales of Suspense #75 (March 1966); Final appearance: Captain America #233 (May 1979). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • Clifford F. Michaels; First appearance: Spider-Woman #33 (December 1980); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Includes Nova Prime, Protector, Powerhouse, Comet, and Crimebuster; First appearance: Fantastic Four #208 (July 1979); Final appearance: Rom #24 (November 1981). Cause of death: Annihilated by Nebula.

  • Listed as Changeling; First appearance: The X-Men #35 (August 1967); Final appearance: The X-Men #42 (March 1968). Cause of death: Killed by Grotesk while masquerading as Professor X.

  • Esteban Carracus; First appearance: Captain Marvel #48 (January 1977); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • First appearance: Sub-Mariner #27 (July 1970). Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Count Luchino Nefaria; First appearance: Avengers #13 (February 1965). Final appearance: Iron Man #116 (November 1978). Cause of death: Killed by Iron Man while riding in the Jupiter Landing Vehicle.

  • First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #143 (April 1975); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • First appearance: Adventure into Fear #14 (June 1973); Final appearance: Giant-Size Man-Thing #3 (February 1975). Cause of death: Heart attack.

  • First appearance: Eternals #1 (July 1976); Final appearance: Eternals #10 (July 1986). Cause of death: Killed by a molecular disunifier.

  • Desmond Pitt; First appearance: Fantastic Four #142 (January 1974); Final appearance: Fantastic Four #194 (May 1978). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion set off by Diablo.

  • Roland Burroughs; First appearance: Marvel Two-in-One #64 (June 1980); Final appearance: Captain America #318 (June 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Phillip Wallace Sterling; First appearance: (as Exterminator) Daredevil #39 (April 1968); (as Death-Stalker) Daredevil #113 (September 1974); Final appearance: Daredevil #158 (May 1979). Cause of death: Impaled on a tombstone.