The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #20, February 1988: Book of the Dead

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  • First appearance: Daredevil #176 (November 1981); Final appearance: Daredevil #189 (December 1982). Cause of death: Explosion of his body.

  • First appearance: Fantastic Four #31 (October 1964); Final appearance: Fantastic Four #32 (November 1964). Cause of death: Killed by concussive blast.

  • First appearance: Avengers #19 (August 1965); Final appearance: Giant-Size Avengers #2 (November 1974). Cause of death: Killed by Kang.

  • First appearance: Tales to Astonish #61 (November 1964); Final appearance: Incredible Hulk #260 (June 1981). Cause of death: Killed in the War Wagon

  • Anton Miguel Rodriguez; First appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #134 (July 1974); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #236 (January 1983). Cause of death: Shot to death by the police after hurling himself from a roof of a building.

  • Tyros; First appearance: Fantastic Four #211 (October 1979); Final appearance: Fantastic Four #260 (November 1983). Cause of death: Killed by Galactus.

  • First appearance: Iron Man #55 (February 1973); Final appearance: Marvel Two-in-One Annual #2 (December 1977). Cause of death: Turned to stone.

  • Thomas Thompson; First appearance: Avengers #85 (February 1971); Final appearance: Squadron Supreme #9 (May 1986). Cause of death: Cancer.

  • John Proudstar; First appearance: Giant-Size X-Men #1 (May 1975); Final appearance: The All-New, All-Different X-Men #95 (October 1975). Cause of death: Killed in a plane crash while fighting Count Nefaria.

  • Bill Carver; First appearance: (as Bill Carver) Daredevil #69 (October 1970); (as Thunderbolt) Power Man #41 (March 1977); Final appearance: Power Man and Iron Fist #62 (April 1980). Cause of death: Accelerated aging.

  • Davida DeVito; Listed as Titania I; First appearance: Marvel Two-in-One #54 (August 1979); Final appearance: Thing #33 (March 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Thomas Raymond; First modern appearance: Sub-Mariner #14 (June 1969); Final appearance: Sub-Mariner #14 (June 1969). Cause of death: Killed in a skycraft crash.

  • Brock Jones; First appearance: Daredevil #126 (October 1975); Final appearance: Rom #50 (January 1984). Cause of death: Killed by the Dire Wraiths.

  • Matt Hawk; First appearance: Two-Gun Kid #60 (November 1962); his death is not yet recorded.

  • Lord Montgomery Falsworth; Listed as Union Jack I; Listed with Union Jack II; First appearance: Invaders #7 (July 1976); Final appearance: Captain America #254 (February 1981). Cause of death: Possible heart attack.

  • Brian Falsworth; Listed as Union Jack II; Listed with Union Jack I; First appearance: (as Destroyer IV) Invaders #18 (July 1977); (as Union Jack II) Invaders #19 (August 1977); Final appearance: Captain America #253 (January 1981). Cause of death: Killed in a car crash.

  • First appearance: (as Vamp) Captain America #217 (January 1978); (as Animus) Captain America #222 (June 1978); Final appearance: Captain America #319 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Includes Varnae, Nimrod, Turac, Lianda, Lucy Westernra, Edith Harker, Deacon Frost, Blade Doppelganger, Adri Nital, Lucas Brand, Torgo, and Harold H. Harold; First appearance of a vampire: Tomb of Dracula #1 (April 1972); Final appearance: Doctor Strange #62 (December 1983). Cause of death: Killed by the Montesi Formula.

  • First appearance: Tomb of Dracula #3 (July 1972); Final appearance: Uncanny X-Men Annual #6 (November 1982). Cause of death: Driven a stake through her heart by Wolverine.

  • Listed as Cornelius Van Lunt; First appearance: (as Taurus) Avengers #72 (January 1970); (as Cornelius Van Lunt) Avengers #77 (June 1970); Final appearance: West Coast Avengers #29 (February 1988). Cause of death: Plane crash.

  • Jordan Dixon; First appearance: Captain America #157 (January 1973); Final appearance: Captain America #180 (December 1974). Cause of death: Shot by Madame Hydra (Viper).

  • First appearance: (as Him) Fantastic Four #66 (September 1967); (as Adam Warlock) Marvel Premiere #1 (April 1972); Final appearance: Marvel Two-in-One Annual #2 (December 1977). Cause of death: Killed by Thanos.

  • Listed as Aelfyre Whitemane; Only appearance: Power Pack #1 (August 1984). Cause of death: Gave his powers to the four Power kids after being shot by a Snark.

  • Bob Frank Sr.; First modern appearance: Giant-Size Avengers #1 (August 1974); Final appearance: Vision and the Scarlet Witch #2 (December 1982). Cause of death: Heart attack while in battle with Isbisa.

  • Brian DeWolff; First appearance: Marvel Team-Up #48 (August 1976); Final appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #278 (July 1986). Cause of death: Shot by Scourge.

  • Includes Aquarius, Aries, Cancer, Capricorn, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius, and Virgo; First appearance: Avengers #72 (January 1970); Final appearance: West Coast Avengers #26 (November 1987). Cause of death: Murdered by Jacob Fury.

  • Simon Garth; First appearance: Tales of the Zombie #1 (August 1973); Final appearance: Tales of the Zombie #9 (January 1975). Cause of death: Cured of being a zombie.

  • First appearance: Eternals #5 (November 1976); Final appearance: Thor #300 (October 1980). Cause of death: Killed by a force bolt from the Celestials.