The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #19, December 1987: Book of the Dead

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  • Albert Gaines; First appearance: Defenders #112 (October 1982); Final appearance: Squadron Supreme #3 (November 1985). Cause of death: Suffocation.

  • Model X3Z; First appearance: Omega the Unknown #1 (March 1976); Final appearance: Omega the Unknown #10 (October 1977). Cause of death: Shot by the police.

  • Listed as Ben Parker; Only appearance: Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962). Cause of death: Shot by a burglar.

  • Jeff Mace; First appearance: Marvel Premiere #29 (April 1976); Final appearance: Captain America #285 (September 1983). Cause of death: Cancer.

  • Karl Kaufman; First appearance: Marvel Super Heroes #16 (September 1968); Final appearance: Ghost Rider #12 (June 1975). Cause of death: Unknown, presumably old age.

  • Carter Slade; Listed as Phantom Rider I; First appearance: Ghost Rider #1 (February 1967); Final appearance: Western Gunfighters #7 (January 1972). Cause of death: Killed in a cave-in at a mine.

  • Pip Gofern; First appearance: Strange Tales #179 (April 1975); Final appearance: Marvel Two-in-One Annual #2 (December 1977). Cause of death: Brain destroyed by Thanos.

  • Alex Gentry; First appearance: Tales to Astonish #48 (October 1963); Final appearance: Captain America #315 (March 1986). Cause of death: Impaled on one of his quills.

  • Anthony Power; First appearance: Marvel Team-Up #117 (May 1982); Final appearance: Captain America #338 (April 1988). Cause of death: Died in combat with Captain America.

  • Zebediah Killgrave; First appearance: Daredevil #4 (October 1964). Final appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #27 (1987).

  • Johnny Clay; First appearance: Rawhide Kid #17 (August 1960); his death is not yet recorded.

  • Alexi Shostakov; First appearance: Avengers #43 (August 1967); Final appearance: Avengers #44 (September 1977). Cause of death: Shot by Colonel Ling and engulfed by volcanic lava.

  • First modern appearance: The X-Men #44 (May 1968); Final appearance: Sub-Mariner #26 (June 1970). Cause of death: Killed in an explosion.

  • Johann Shmidt; First modern appearance: Tales of Suspense #66 (June 1965); Final appearance: Captain America #300 (December 1984). Cause of death: Old age.

  • Anthony Davis; First appearance: Defenders #51 (September 1977); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Thaddeus E. Ross; First appearance: Incredible Hulk #1 (May 1962); Final appearance: Incredible Hulk #330 (April 1987). Cause of death: Died in battle with Zzzax.

  • Includes Brutacus, Gazelle, Hydron, Reptilla, Thornn, Vakume, and Vertigo I; First appearance: Fantastic Four #186 (September 1977); Final appearance: Vision and the Scarlet Witch #3 (December 1985). Cause of death: Killed by Scarlet Witch.

  • Satana Hellstrom; First appearance: Vampire Tales #2 (October 1973); Final appearance: Marvel Team-Up #81 (May 1979). Cause of death: Killed by Basilisk (a demon).

  • Listed as Savage Land Races; Includes Aerians, Fall People, Lemurians, Man-Apes, Pterons, Sun People, Swamp Men, Tree People, and Zebra People; First appearance: The X-Men #10 (March 1965); Final appearance: Avengers #256 (June 1985). Cause of death: Possibly exterminated by Terminus, although many may have survived.

  • First appearance: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 (May 1963). Final appearance: Captain America #274 (October 1982). Cause of death: Exploded by a Baron Strucker robot.

  • Listed as Scourge's Victims; First killing: Iron Man #194 (May 1985); Final killing: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Known victims: Enforcer, Miracle Man, Hate-Monger III, Megatak, Melter, Titania I, Basilisk, Hammer and Anvil, Fly, Death Adder, Blue Streak, Wraith, Bird-Man II, Turner D. Century, Cheetah, Commander Kraken, Cyclone, Firebrand, Grappler, Hellrazor, Hijacker, Jaguar, Letha, Mind-Wave, Mirage I, Rapier, Ringer, Shellshock, Steeplejack II, Vamp, and a Scourge.

  • First appearance: (as Helmet of Power) Tales to Astonish #101 (March 1968); (as Serpent Crown) Sub-Mariner #9 (January 1969); Final appearance: Marvel Team-Up Annual #5 (November 1982). Cause of destruction: Destroyed by the Cosmic Cube.

  • Narya; First appearance: Uncanny X-Men #121 (May 1979); Final appearance: Alpha Flight #44 (March 1987). Cause of death: Killed by Vindicator using Shaman's medicine pouch.

  • Silas King; First appearance: Captain America #160 (April 1973); Final appearance: Power Man and Iron Fist #113 (January 1985). Cause of death: Killed by Bres.

  • First appearance: Nova #6 (February 1977); Final appearance: Thing #34 (April 1986). Cause of death: Aged and turned to dust after crushing the Ka-stone.

  • William Nasland; First appearance: (as Spirit of 76) Invaders #14 (March 1977); (as Captain America II) What If #4 (August 1977). Final appearance: What If #4 (August 1977). Cause of death: Killed by Adam-II.

  • First appearance: Iron Man #33 (January 1971); Final appearance: Iron Man #220 (July 1987). Cause of death: Died in a wall after Ghost removed his intangibility device.

  • First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #31 (December 1965); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #121 (June 1973). Cause of death: Knocked off a building by the Green Goblin.

  • First appearance: Iron Man #166 (January 1983); Final appearance: Iron Man #200 (November 1985). Cause of death: Committed suicide after a battle with Iron Man.