The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #17, August 1987: Book of the Dead

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  • Paul Destine; First appearance: Tales to Astonish #101 (March 1968); Final appearance: Sub-Mariner #7 (November 1968). Cause of death: Fell off the roof of a building.

  • First appearance: Marvel Team-Up #48 (August 1976); Final appearance: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #107 (October 1985). Cause of death: Killed by Sin-Eater.

  • Listed as Doctor Lemuel Dorcas; First appearance: Sub-Mariner #5 (September 1968); Final appearance: Super-Villain Team-Up #3 (December 1975). Cause of death: Crushed by the Octo-Mek.

  • First appearance: Tomb of Dracula #16 (January 1974); Final appearance: Fantastic Four #217 (April 1980). Cause of death: Killed by HERBIE.

  • First modern appearance: Fantastic Four Annual #1 (November 1963); Final appearance: Sub-Mariner #37 (May 1971). Cause of death: Killed by Llyra.

  • Arthur Douglas; First appearance: Iron Man #55 (February 1973); Final appearance: Avengers #220 (June 1982). Cause of death: Killed by Moondragon.

  • Leopold Stryke; First appearance: Strange Tales #112 (September 1963); Final appearance: Ghost Rider #21 (December 1976). Cause of death: Murdered by Gladiator (Melvin Potter).

  • Elihas Starr; First appearance: Tales to Astonish #38 (December 1962); Final appearance: Avengers #230 (April 1983). Cause of death: Killed by Hawkeye.

  • Charles L. Delazny Jr.; First appearance: Ghost Rider #22 (February 1977); Final appearance: Iron Man #194 (May 1985). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Skurge; First appearance: Journey into Mystery #103 (April 1964); Final appearance as a living being: Thor #362 (December 1985). Cause of death: Killed by Hela's forces.

  • First appearance: Thor #134 (November 1966); Finl appearance: Thor #343 (May 1984). Cause of death: Slayed by Thor.

  • Amahl Farouk; Listed as Amahl Farouk; First appearance: Uncanny X-Men #117 (January 1979); Final appearance as a living being: Uncanny X-Men #117 (January 1979). Cause of death: Collapsed after a psi battle with Professor X.

  • Gary Gilbert; First appearance: Iron Man #27 (July 1970); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Ross Everbest; First appearance: Man-Thing #3 (March 1974); Final appearance: Man-Thing #4 (April 1974). Cause of death: Impaled on a large piece of glass.

  • First appearance: Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #1 (June 1968); Final appearance: Defenders #50 (August 1977). Cause of death: Committed suicide.

  • First appearance: Strange Tales #180 (June 1975); Final appearance: Avengers Annual #7 (December 1977). Cause of death: Killed by Thanos.

  • First appearance: Incredible Hulk #1 (May 1962); Final appearance: Incredible Hulk #1 (May 1962). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • First appearance: Eternals #2 (November 1985). Final appearance: Eternals #12 (September 1986). Cause of death: Killed by Ikaris.

  • First modern appearance: Captain America #153 (September 1972); Final appearance: Captain America #236 (August 1979). Cause of death: Incinerated himself using a suicide device.

  • Norman Osborn; Listed as Green Goblin; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #14 (July 1964); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #122 (July 1973). Cause of death: Impaled on his jet glider after a battle with Spider-Man.

  • Eric Williams; First appearance: Avengers #52 (May 1968); Final appearance: Vision and the Scarlet Witch #12 (September 1986). Cause of death: Shot by a zombie.

  • James MacDonald Hudson; First appearance: (as Weapon Alpha) The All-New, All-Different X-Men #109 (February 1978); (as Vindicator I) Uncanny X-Men #120 (April 1979); (as Guardian) Alpha Flight #2 (September 1983); Final appearance: Alpha Flight #12 (July 1984). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion

  • Leroy Jackson (Hammer) and Johnny Anvil (Anvil); First appearance: Incredible Hulk #182 (December 1974); Final appearance: Marvel Fanfare #29 (November 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Harlan Krueger; First appearance: Werewolf by Night #11 (November 1973); Final appearance: Bizarre Adventures #31 (April 1982). Cause of death: Impaled by his own scythe.

  • First appearance: Tomb of Dracula #7 (March 1973); Final appearance: Tomb of Dracula #70 (August 1979). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • First appearance: Fantastic Four #94 (January 1970); Final appearance: Vision and the Scarlet Witch #3 (December 1985). Cause of death: Burned at a stake.

  • First appearance: (I) Fantastic Four #21 (December 1963): (III) Fantastic Four #279 (June 1985); Final appearance: (I, as a living being) Super-Villain Team-Up #17 (June 1980); (III) Secret Wars II #2 (August 1985). Cause of death: (I) Trapped in the Cosmic Cube; (III) Shot by Scourge.

  • Ned Leeds; Listed as Hobgoblin; First appearance: (as Ned Leeds) Amazing Spider-Man #18 (November 1964); (as Hobgoblin) Marvel Team-Up #138 (February 1984); Final appearance: Spider-Man vs. Wolverine #1 (February 1987). Cause of death: Strangled.