The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #18, October 1987: Book of the Dead

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  • First appearance: Avengers #69 (October 1969); Final appearance: Squadron Supreme #8 (April 1986). Cause of death: Killed by the Hyperion of the Squadron Supreme.

  • Arnold Brown; Listed as Imperial Hydra; First appearance: Strange Tales #135 (August 1965); Final appearance: Strange Tales #141 (February 1966). Cause of death: Shot by fellow HYDRA agents.

  • Robert O'Bryan; First appearance: Tales of Suspense #14 (February 1961); Final appearance: Incredible Hulk #244 (February 1980). Cause of death: Crushed to dust by the Hulk.

  • Miles Warren; First appearance: (as Professor Warren) Amazing Spider-Man #31 (December 1965); (as Jackal) Amazing Spider-Man #129 (February 1974); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #149 (October 1975). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • First appearance: Incredible Hulk #140 (June 1971); Final appearance: Incredible Hulk #205 (November 1976). Cause of death: Crushed to death by a collapsing structure.

  • First appearance: Avengers #162 (August 1977); Final appearance: Marvel Two-in-One #93 (November 1982). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • Frank Oliver; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #81 (February 1970); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #126 (November 1973). Cause of death: Killed by radiation.

  • Frederick Kiber; First appearance: Black Panther #11 (September 1978); Final appearance: Black Panther #13 (January 1979). Cause of death: Killed in battle with the Black Panther.

  • Blaine Colt; First appearance: Kid Colt #1 (August 1948); his death is not yet unrecorded.

  • Michael Korvac; First appearance: Giant-Size Defenders #3 (January 1975); Final appearance: Avengers #177 (November 1978). Cause of death: Suicide.

  • Hellen Feliciano; First appearance: Marvel Two-in-One #54 (August 1979); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • First appearance: Giant-Size Chillers #1 (June 1974); Final appearance: Doctor Strange #62 (December 1983). Cause of death: Killed by the Montesi Formula.

  • Ahmet Abdol; First appearance: (as Living Pharaoh) The X-Men #54 (March 1969); (as Living Monolith) The X-Men #56 (May 1969); Final appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #17 (October 1985). Cause of death: Evolved into a Living Planet after being exposed to cosmic radiation.

  • First appearance: The X-Men #9 (January 1965); Final appearance: Captain America #178 (October 1974) (death reported in West Coast Avengers #24 (September 1987)). Cause of death: Terminated by the rulers of the Arcane.

  • First appearance: Thor #344 (June 1984); Final appearance: Thor #367 (May 1986). Cause of death: Neck broken by Kurse.

  • Includes Blockbuster, Riptide, and Prism; First appearance: Uncanny X-Men #211 (November 1986); Final appearance: (Blockbuster) Thor #374 (December 1986); (Riptide) Uncanny X-Men #211 (November 1986); (Prism) X-Factor #10 (November 1986). Cause of death: (Blockbuster) Killed by Thor; (Riptide) Neck broken by Colossus; (Prism) Hurled into a wall by Marvel Girl.

  • Robert Grayson; Listed as Marvel Boy; First modern appearance: Fantastic Four #164 (November 1975); Final appearance: Fantastic Four #165 (December 1975). Cause of death: Suicide.

  • Aaron Soames; Only appearance: Daredevil #167 (November 1980). Cause of death: Killed by the vibra-mace device.

  • Bruno Horgan; First appearance: Tales of Suspense #47 (November 1963); Final appearance: Avengers #263 (January 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Jormungand; First appearance: Thor #127 (April 1966); Final appearance: Thor #380 (June 1987). Cause of death: Slain by Thor.

  • Calvin Rankin; First appearance: The X-Men #19 (April 1966); Final appearance: Incredible Hulk #161 (March 1973). Cause of death: Killed by gamma radiation.

  • First appearance: Fantastic Four #3 (March 1962); Final appearance: Thing #24 (June 1985). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Desmond Charne; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #156 (May 1976); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Madeline Joyce Frank; First modern appearance: Giant-Size Avengers #1 (August 1974); Final appearance: Giant-Size Avengers #1 (August 1974). Cause of death: Died giving birth while radiated.

  • George Tarleton; First appearance: Tales of Suspense #94 (October 1967); Final appearance: Captain America #313 (January 1986). Cause of death: Killed by Cottonmouth and Death Adder.

  • Includes Annalee, Blow-Hard, Cybelle, Scaleface, and Tommy; First appearance: (Annalee) Power Pack #12 (July 1985); Final appearance: (Annalee) Uncanny X-Men #211 (November 1986); Only appearance: (Blow-Hard and Scaleface) X-Factor #11 (December 1986); (Cybelle) Uncanny X-Men #211 (November 1986); (Tommy) Uncanny X-Men #210 (October 1986). Cause of death: Killed by the Marauders.

  • First appearance: Defenders #13 (May 1974); Final appearance: Avengers Annual #11 (1982). Cause of death: Killed by his wife's suicide.

  • Kyle Richmond; Listed as Nighthawk I; First appearance: Avengers #85 (February 1971); Final appearance: Squadron Supreme #12 (August 1986). Cause of death: Heart attack caused by Foxfire.

  • Kyle Richmond; Listed as Nighthawk II; First appearance: Avengers #69 (October 1969); Final appearance: Defenders #106 (April 1982). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.