The Marvel Encyclopedia The Definitive Guide To The Characters Of The Marvel Universe
The Marvel Encyclopedia The Definitive Guide To The Characters Of The Marvel Universe #2 - The Marvel Encyclopedia the Definitive Guide to the Characters of the Marvel Universe released by DK Publishing on October 5, 2009.
Arcanna is a powerful sorceress and member of the Squadron Supreme from the alternate universe of Earth-712.
Ares is the son of Zeus and the Olympian God of War. After years of fighting against The Avengers, Thor, and mostly his own brother Hercules, Ares joined the ranks of the Avengers. He was a member of Tony Stark's official Avengers team and later Norman Osborn's Dark Avengers. After he attacked Osborn for tricking him in starting Siege on Asgard, he was stopped and killed by the Sentry.
Argo the Almighty, son of Hercules (the Olympian demigod of ancient legends) in the MC2 universe.
Marcus Lassiter was the first Aries in the original incarnation of the Zodiac Cartel.
The imperial ruler of the extra-dimensional world of Polemachus. More recently, Arkon found himself in Weirdworld, a strange otherworldly dimension.
Armadillo is a slow-witted man tricked into an inhuman form. He is a criminal by circumstance with few other options in front of him.
Armageddon is the son of Apocalypse in Earth-2182 - Nocturne's home reality.
He is a member of X-Men in his reality.
A new recruit in the Initiative, Armory was almost instantly expelled from the program for accidentally
Replaced the Fantastic Four with evil duplicates and started a civil war within his own Watcher race. Was killed by Uatu the Watcher when Aron was about the destroy the Fantastic Four.
Atalanta is a member of the Pantheon.
Starting his super-criminal life as Power Man and then reinventing himself as the size-altering Goliath, Erik Josten has served as a member of several incarnations of the Masters of Evil and the Lethal Legion. It wasn't until he became Atlas and a founding Thunderbolts member that he truly "discovered" himself.
Attuma is a barbarian chief and citizen of Skarka. He believes he is destined to conquer Atlantis.
Aurora, the twin sister of Northstar, was a founding member of Alpha Flight. She also suffers from dissociative identity disorder, which often causes her to be caught in precarious situations.
A former member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and Freedom Force. Avalanche has the ability to create vibratory waves that affects inorganic matter. He often uses his power to affect the earth.
A synthetic adaptive android designed by the Mad Thinker to combat super-heroes. Although later defecting and becoming an employee of Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg and Holliway.
Azazel is a mutant from biblical times who leads the Neyaphem and is father to X-Men member Nightcrawler, Abyss & Kiwi Black.
The Norse god of light, noble Asgardian warrior, and biological son of All-Father Odin and All-Mother Frigga, as well as half-brother and good friend of Thor. He is one of the bravest warriors of Asgard.
Banshee was a mutant with a sonic scream. Born in Ireland, he pursued a career in Interpol, the X-Men, Generation X as Co-Headmaster, and founded X-Corp. He was the father of Theresa Cassidy as well as Black Tom Cassidy's cousin.
Baron Blood is a vampire foe of the Invaders, especially Union Jack and Captain America.
Baron Mordo is an accomplished user of magic who was trained by the Ancient One. He was a long time foe of Dr. Strange.
Baron Von Blitzschlag is a recruit of The Initiative and a member of the research staff of the program.
Absorbing the Kree Alpha and Omega Stones, a small-time burglar was transformed into a powerful new being. With his new-found abilities, the cunning and sadistic Basilisk has caused carnage across the globe and faced heroes ranging from the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, to Captain Marvel and the Punisher.
When Master Mold subsumed Nimrod, the resulting robot was forced into the Siege Perilous by the X-Men. Once, a mysterious man named Bastion saw himself as humanity's last "bastion" of hope, unaware of his identity as a Sentinel.
Mercenary, formerly of the French Foreign Legion. He is one of the most formidable unarmed combatants in the world. He has mastered numerous martial arts and is perhaps the world's leading master of Savate, the French art of kick boxing. He is an accomplished thief and smuggler.
Battlestar received strength augmentation process from the Power Broker and acted as sidekick to his close friend John Walker when he assumed the role of Captain America. He later joined with Silver Sable and the Wild Pack.
A founding member of the X-Men, Dr. Hank McCoy is a mutant possessing animal-like strength and agility. Despite being covered in blue fur and resembling a ferocious beast, Hank possesses an astounding intellect and a superb wit. He is currently helping run the Jean Grey School, while also serving with the Avengers.
Narda Ravanna was a major player in the fashion industry, but after having her company and reputation ruined by Roderick Kingsley, she sought revenge against him. She eventually came into conflict with Spider-Man, who effectively saved Kingsley's life.
An alien filmmaker whom became close friends with the incredible Hulk
The cyborg champion of the Korbinites, Beta Ray Bill guarded his people as they fled attack by demons. When he encountered Thor and proved himself worthy to wield Mjolnir, Odin bestowed upon him the powers of Thor and created for him Stormbreaker, an equally powerful hammer.
Bethany Cabe is a former bodyguard and private investigator. She worked as Tony Stark's bodyguard and eventually became his lover. She is one of the few people in Tony's close knit inner circle. She was the most prominent love interest of Tony Stark.
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