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All-New OHotMU A-Z Bibliography

#1: Abraxas to Batwing


Last Updated: 2/22/06

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Abraxas

First Appearance: Fantastic Four Annual 2001 (2001)
Origin: Fantastic Four #48 (2001)
Significant Issues: Sent decapitated Galactus skull to Earth-616 (Fantastic Four Annual 2001); minions killed Silver Surfer (Fantastic Four #46, 2001); seemingly killed Roma, Nova betrayed Human Torch (Fantastic Four #48, 2001); vs Fantastic Four & Galactus, seemingly destroyed by Ultimate Nullifier (Fantastic Four #49, 2002)

Abyss

First Appearance: Cable #40 (1997)
Origin: Uncanny X-Men #432 (2003)
Significant Issues: Acted as bodyguard to Renee Majcomb (Cable #40, 1997); captured by X-Corps (Uncanny X-Men #402, 2002); witnessed murder of Sunpyre (Uncanny X-Men #404, 2002); opposed Mystique (Uncanny X-Men #406, 2002); taken to Azazel’s dimension, learned of family history (Uncanny X-Men #429-434, 2003-2004)

Achebe

First Appearance: (Mentioned) Black Panther #2 (1998); (seen) Black Panther #3 (1998)
Origin: Black Panther #3 (1998)
Significant Issues: Arranged Wakandan coup, overthrown by T´Challa (Black Panther #1-12, 1998-1999); set Deadpool up vs Killmonger (Black Panther #22-23/Deadpool #43-44, 2000)

Acolytes

First Appearance: X-Men #1 (1991)
Significant Issues: Pledged allegiance to Magneto, vs X-Men (X-Men #1-3, 1991); Avalon constructed, Exodus sent to recruit new followers (X-Force #25, 1993); Colossus left X-Men to join Acolytes (Uncanny X-Men #304, 1993); Genoshan conflict (Avengers #368-369/X-Men #26/Avengers West Coast #101/Uncanny X-Men #307, 1993); Avalon destroyed (X-Men #42-44, 1995); Joseph´s Acolytes vs Exodus´ Acolytes (Magneto #1-4, 1996); siege of Wundagore (Quicksilver #1, 4-9 & 11-12/Heroes For Hire #8-9 & 15-16/Heroes for Hire & Quicksilver Annual 1998, 1998); Magneto returned, opposed by X-Men, ceded Genosha (X-Men: The Magneto War #1/Uncanny X-Men #366-367/X-Men #86-87, 1999); rogue Acolytes opposed Magneto (Magneto: Dark Seduction #1-4, 2000); Sentinels devastated Genosha (New X-Men #116, 2001); Cargill, Exodus & Voght revealed to have retained mutant nature after "M-Day" (X-Men: The 198 Files, 2006)

Aegis

First Appearance: (As Rollins) New Warriors #0 (1999); (as Aegis) New Warriors #1 (1999)
Origin: New Warriors #0 (1999)/New Warriors #10 (2000)
Significant Issues: Found breastplate (New Warriors #0, 1999); became Aegis, joined Warriors (New Warriors #1, 1999); vs Eugenix (New Warriors #2, 1999); intervened in gang war, revealed identity to Warriors (New Warriors #3-4, 1999-2000); vs Biohazard, Mutant Force, Heavy Mettle, Hand, Blizzard and rogue Iron Man (New Warriors #5-9, 2000); met Olympian gods, learned truth behind his origin, got new costume (New Warriors #10, 2000); alongside most of Earth´s superheroes, captured by Graviton (Thunderbolts #57, 2001)

Aged Genghis

First Appearance: Strange Tales #136 (1965)
Origin: Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment (1989)
Significant Issues: Sent Strange to Netherworld of Eternal Doom (Strange Tales #136, 1965); futilely sought for aid against Dormammu and Mordo; madness assaulted Doctor Strange (Doctor Strange #7 & 9-12, 1975-1976); sent would-be disciples to Doctor Strange, asked to stop (Doctor Strange #57-58, 1983); allegedly encountered future Highwayman (U.S. 1 #3, 1983); time of the Vishanti (Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment, 1989)

Agent (Rick Mason)

First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel: Rick Mason, The Agent (1989)
Significant Issues: Captured by Corporation (Cage #13-14, 1993); infected with Carrion Plague (Spider-Man: Dead Man’s Hand #1, 1997); death revealed (Deadline #2 & 4, 2002)

Agent X

First Appearance: (Unidentified) Deadpool #65 (2002); (as Nijo) Deadpool #66 (2002); (as Hayden) Agent X #1 (2002)
Origin: Agent X #14 (2003)
Significant Issues: Killed by Black Swan, telepathically received memories & abilities from Swan & Deadpool (Deadpool #69, 2002); resurrected, sought out Sandi, chose new name, trained by Taskmaster & Outlaw (Agent X #1, 2002); vs Four Winds (Agent X #5-6, 2003); vs Black Swan (Agent X #13-15, 2003-2004); hired to prevent Deadpool restoring Cable (Cable & Deadpool #11-12, 2005)

Ahab

First Appearance: (Unidentified) Fantastic Four Annual #23 (1990); (as Ahab) X-Factor Annual #5 (1990); (as Campbell) Excalibur #72 (1993), (as Famine) X-Men #96 (2000)
Origin: Excalibur #52 (1992)
Significant Issues: Learned of potential future as Ahab (Excalibur #75, 1994); attacked Spoor, lost leg (Excalibur #90, 1995); future Earth-811 Ahab captured Rachel, transformed her into Hound (Excalibur #52, 1992); followed Rachel to Earth-616’s past, defeated by heroes (Fantastic Four Annual #23/X-Factor Annual #5/New Mutants Annual #6/Uncanny X-Men Annual #14, 1990); encountered Excalibur, defeated by Rachel (Excalibur #66-67, 1993)

Akhenaten

First Appearance: Incredible Hulk #457 (1997)
Origin: Marvel Universe: The End #1-2 (2003)
Significant Issues: Pharoah Akhenaten met Apocalypse (Incredible Hulk #457, 1997); Akhenaten conquered Earth, undone by Thanos (Marvel Universe: The End #1-4, 2003)

Albert/Elsie Dee

First Appearance: Wolverine #37 (1991)
Origin: Wolverine #37-43 (1991)
Significant Issues: Created to kill Wolverine, overcame programming (Wolverine #37-43, 1991); went back in time, slept, awakened in modern day (Wolverine #82-84 & 86, 1994)

Albion

First Appearance and Origin: Knights of Pendragon #8 (1990)
Significant Issues: Regained powers, joined Knights of Pendragon (Knights of Pendragon #8-12, 1990); died and resurrected (Knights of Pendragon #17-18, 1991); with Spider-Man, saved Arakne (Knights of Pendragon #6-9, 1992); targeted by Death´s Head II & Lemurians (Knights of Pendragon #13-15, 1993); joined Dark Guard (Dark Guard #1-4, 1993)

Alkhema (War Toy)

First Appearance: Avengers West Coast #90 (1993)
Significant Issues: Attacked weapons center (Avengers West Coast #90-91, 1993); betrayed Ultron (Avengers West Coast Annual #8, 1993); acquired engrams (Avengers #19-22, 1999); apparent destruction at Thebes (Avengers: The Ultron Imperative #1, 2001)

Alpha the Ultimate Mutant

First Appearance: Defenders #15 (1974)
Significant Issues: Creation, aided Magneto & Brotherhood vs Defenders & Professor X (Defenders #15-16, 1974); revealed to be on Stranger´s Labworld, fled (Quasar #14-15, 1990)

Americop

First Appearance: Captain America #428 (1994)
Origin: Captain America #430 (1994)
Significant Issues: vs Captain America (Captain America #428, 1994); investigated child abductions, shot suspected hate crime perpetrators (Captain America #429, 1994); captured by Damon Dran, shot down Dran´s helicopter (Captain America #430, 1994)

Amphibion

First Appearance: Tales to Astonish #73 (1965)
Origin: Incredible Hulk #472 (1999)
Significant Issues: Fought Hulk for Ultimate Machine, defeated (Tales to Astonish #73-74, 1965); with Torgo, Dark Crawler, Hulk vs Galaxy Master, Abomination (Incredible Hulk #269-270, 1982); returned to Watcherworld, learned truth about Council, returned to Xantar to be a hero to his people (Incredible Hulk #471-474, 1998-1999)

Amun

First Appearance: Araña #2 (2005)
Significant Issues: Auditioned with Wasps, injured Miguel (Araña #2, 2005); discovered Araña´s secret identity (Araña #3, 2005); life saved by Araña (Araña #6, 2005)

Anachronauts

First Appearance: Fantastic Four Annual #25 (1992)
Significant Issues: Vs Fantastic Four & Avengers (Avengers Annual #21, 1992); vs Incinerators (Avengers Annual #22, 1993); tricked into aiding Immortus vs Avengers (Force Works #17-19/War Machine #21, 1995-1996); Dirge fought and slain by War Machine (War Machine #23, 1996); erased by Immortus (Avengers Forever #3, 1999)

Anarchist

First Appearance: X-Force #116 (2001)
Origin: X-Force #122 (2002)
Significant Issues: Joined X-Force (X-Force #116, 2001); the Spike joined X-Force, began taunting the Anarchist (X-Force #121, 2001); vs Bush Rangers in space (X-Force #126-128, 2002); named new leader of X-Statix (X-Statix #8, 2003); vs Avengers, Captain America (X-Statix #21-25, 2004); gunned down (X-Statix #26, 2004); briefly resurrected by Pitiful One, participated in attack on United Nations, returned to Hell (X-Statix Presents: Dead Girl #1, 2006)

Angel (Angel Salvadore)

First Appearance and Origin: New X-Men #118 (2001)
Significant Issues: First kissed Beak (New X-Men #131, 2002); revealed pregnancy to Beak (New X-Men #138, 2003); children hatched (New X-Men #141, 2003); Beak became unhinged from time (Exiles #48, 2004); reality warped, lived as fashion model, possessed by Proteus, reunited with Beak, became human after reality restored (Exiles #69-71, 2005); reality warped by Scarlet Witch, lived as fashion model, possessed by Proteus, reunited with Beak, became human after reality restored (Exiles #69-71, 2005)

Animus (Hate-Monger)

First Appearance: Avengers #341 (1991); (as Animus) Incredible Hulk #29 (2001)
Significant Issues: Re-formed Sons of the Serpent, vs Avengers & New Warriors (Avengers #341-342, 1991); vs Nomad (Nomad #9 & 12-15; 1993); supplied weapons to War Machines gang (Avengers West Coast #100, 1993); involved with A.I.M., Hydra, War Machine (Marvel Comics Presents #152-155, 1994); vs Justice (Justice: Four Balance #1-2, 1994); vs Hulk, Lipscombe, Doc Samson (Incredible Hulk #29, 2001)

Anti-Cap

First Appearance: Captain America and the Falcon #1 (2004)
Origin: Captain America and the Falcon #3-4 (2004)
Significant Issues: Searched for Falcon, confronted him at Rivas estate (Captain America and the Falcon #1, 2004); vs Captain America (Captain America and the Falcon #4, 2004); seemingly died (Captain America and the Falcon #8, 2004); revived by Falcon (Captain America and the Falcon #10, 2005); vs Captain America, seemingly killed by train (Captain America and the Falcon #14, 2005)

Apache Kid

First Appearance: Apache Skies #1 (2002)
Origin: Apache Skies #2 (2002)
Significant Issues: Sought revenge on Billy Tyler, allied with Rawhide Kid (Apache Skies #1-4, 2002)

Arabian Knight

First Appearance: Incredible Hulk #250 (1980)
Origin: Incredible Hulk #257 (1981)
Significant Issues: Met Johnny Blaze Ghost Rider, allied with him vs the Water Wizard (Ghost Rider #62, 1981); fought in the Grandmaster´s game (Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1-3, 1982); served in Desert Sword (New Mutants Annual #7/Uncanny X-Men Annual #15/X-Factor Annual #6, 1991); revealed as Pantheon operative (Incredible Hulk Annual #20, 1994); seemingly killed by Humus Sapien (Thunderbolts #55, 2001)

Arides

First Appearance: Inhumans #3 (1975)
Origin: Inhumans #4 (1975)
Significant Issues: Allied with Maximus, attempted to retrieve Inhumans for Kree, apparently killed by Triton (Inhumans #3-5 1975-76); returned to Earth, kidnapped Crystal & Devlor, began journey back to Hala (Avengers #383, 1995)

Arranger

First Appearance: Marvel Team-Up #138 (1984)
Significant Issues: Managed Kingpin´s affairs during Gang War (Amazing Spider-Man #284-288, 1987); botched assassination attempt on Lobo Brothers (Spectacular Spider-Man #143, 1988); made secret deal with Spider-Man (Web of Spider-Man #51, 1989); killed by Knight & Fogg (Spectacular Spider-Man #165, 1990)

Arsenal

First Appearance: Iron Man #114 (1978)
Origin: Avengers Annual #9 (1979)
Significant Issues: Beta unit reawakened (Iron Man #114, 1978); vs Avengers, Mistress shut down (Avengers Annual #9, 1979); Beta unit destroyed (Incredible Hulk #282, 1983); Alpha unit reawakened, dismantled (Iron Man #84-85, 2004)

Arsenic/Old Lace

First Appearance: (Arsenic) Runaways #1 (2003); (Old Lace) Runaways #2 (2003)
Origin: Runaways #1-2 (2003)
Significant Issues: Arsenic witnessed Pride sacrifice, found Old Lace (Runaways #1-3, 2003); rescued Bruiser from Pride, found Hostel (Runaways #6, 2003); vs Topher (Runaways #7-10, 2004); confronted Cloak & Dagger (Runaways #11-12, 2004); learned of Gibborim (Runaways #13, 2004); began romance with Talkback (Runaways #16); defeated Pride (Runaways #17, 2004); encountered future self, vs Excelsior & Ultron (Runaways #1-6, 2005)

Asbestos Lady

First Appearance and Origin: Captain America Comics #63 (1947)
Significant Issues: First fought Human Torch (Invaders #22, 1977); fought Black Marvel, corporate ties revealed (Marvel Knights Spider-Man #9, 2005); used imposters of Torch & Toro (Human Torch Comics #27, 1947); revealed to have cancer (Saga of the Original Human Torch #3, 1990)

Ashcan

First Appearance: Spectacular Spider-Man #112 (1986)
Origin: Spectacular Spider-Man #113 (1986)
Significant Issues: Killed father, ran away, fled from pedophiles, shot by S.H.I.E.L.D. (Spectacular Spider-Man #114-118, 1986); S.H.I.E.L.D.´s deception revealed, placed in Boulder, encountered Hulk, regained memories & powers (Incredible Hulk #339, 1998)

Atlantis

First Appearance: Motion Pictures Funnies Weekly #1 (1939)
Origin: Tales of Suspense #43 (1963); Sub-Mariner #62-66 (1973)
Significant Issues: Mystic secrets revealed (Man-Thing #8, 1998); Great Cataclysm (Fantastic Four #316, 1988); discovered by Homo Mermani (Sub-Mariner #62, 1973); Set worship destroyed by Neptune, golden age begun (Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #9, 1989); cloning history revealed (Namor the Sub-Mariner #20, 1991); attacked by Nazis (Sub-Mariner Comics #1, 1941); allied with Nazis (Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #2-4, 1998); revitalized in modern era (Fantastic Four Annual #1, 1963); invaded by Unforgiven Dead (Namor the Sub-Mariner #35-40, 1993); displaced by Morgan Le Fay (Fantastic Four: Atlantis Rising #1-2, 1995)

Atlas

First Appearance: (As Power Man) Avengers #21 (1965); (as Smuggler) Spectacular Spider-Man #49 (1980); (as Goliath) Iron Man Annual #7 (1984); (as Atlas) Incredible Hulk #449 (1997)
Origin: Thunderbolts #18 (1998); Thunderbolts ´97 Annual (1997)
Significant Issues: Lindy´s death (Thunderbolts #10, 1998); joined Heinrich Zemo, met Helmut Zemo (Thunderbolts #-1, 1997); became Power Man (Avengers #21-22, 1965); partnered with Swordsman, vs Avengers (Avengers #29-30, 1966); vs Captain America (Tales of Suspense # 88, 1967); Emissaries of Evil (Alpha Flight Special #1, 1992); vs Avengers for Mandarin (Avengers Annual #1, 1967); Grim Reaper´s Lethal Legion, vs Avengers (Avengers #78-79, 1970); vs Luke Cage (Power Man #21, 1974); Nefaria´s Lethal Legion, Avengers (Avengers #164 & 166, 1977); became Smuggler, vs Spider-Man (Spectacular Spider-Man #49-50, 1980-1981); with Spider-Man, vs Maggia (Spectacular Spider-Man #54, 1981); became Goliath (Iron Man Annual #7, 1984); rejoined Reaper´s Lethal Legion, vs Avengers (West Coast Avengers #1-3/Vision & the Scarlet Witch #2, 1985); escape attempt foiled by Avengers (Iron Man #206, 1986); joined Masters of Evil, invaded Avengers Mansion (Avengers #273-277, 1986-1987); vs Spider-Man (Web of Spider-Man #60 & 64-65, 1990); Vault breakout foiled by Avengers & Freedom Force (Avengers: Deathtrap - The Vault, 1991); vs Wonder Man (Wonder Man #1, 1991); vs Giant-Man/Bill Foster (Marvel Comics Presents #114-118, 1992); vs Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Marvel Comics Presents #137, 1993); vs Clint Barton Goliath (Avengers West Coast #92, 1993); rematch with Wonder Man (Wonder Man #24-25, 1993); victimized by Kosmosian criminals, rescued by Giant-Man/Henry Pym (Avengers #382, 1995); rescued from Kosmosians by Zemo, joined Thunderbolts, became Atlas (Thunderbolts ´97 Annual, 1997); met Dallas Riordan (Thunderbolts #1, 1997); met Jolt (Thunderbolts #4, 1997); turned on Zemo (Thunderbolts #12, 1998); returned to Madison (Thunderbolts #16-17, 1998); faced Hercules (Thunderbolts #22, 1999); broke into Hell with aid of Amora (Thunderbolts 2000 Annual); betrayed by Man-Killer (Thunderbolts #42, 2000); exploded (Thunderbolts #47, 2001); merged with Dallas, went to Counter-Earth (Thunderbolts #57-60, 2001-2002); faced Phantom Eagle (Thunderbolts #68, 2002); regained own body, growth powers (Thunderbolts #74-75, 2003); participated in Liberator project, gave up super-powers (Avengers/Thunderbolts #1-6, 2004); regained powers, attacked Genis (New Thunderbolts #1, 2005); exploded, temporarily reborn as military hero in House of M reality, regained physical form, helped defeat Purple Man, came to terms with Genis (New Thunderbolts #10-12, 2005)

Atleza

First Appearance: Infinity Abyss #3 (2002)
Origin: Infinity Abyss #5 (2002)
Significant Issues: "Destiny War" disrupted temporal flow (Avengers Forever #1-12, 1998-2000); Warlock inadvertently driven insane by Atlez (Infinity Abyss #5, 2002); Atlez awakens Thanosi (Infinity Abyss #5, 2002); Adam Warlock revived (Infinity Abyss #1-2, 2002); Spider-Man and Captain Marvel defended Langunn household from Thanosi´s Nihilist Sect (Infinity Abyss #3, 2002); Atleza shielded household from non-existence (Infinity Abyss #4, 2002); Atlez reveals nature of threat to Adam Warlock, defended from Mystic and Warrior (Infinity Abyss #5, 2002); Doctor Strange and Moondragon maintained Atlez until others could destroy Omega and bring Atleza to replace him (Infinity Abyss #6, 2002); Adam Warlock noted that Atleza would soon no longer need protection, left Atleza to confront Thanos to restore reality (Marvel Universe: The End #1-6, 2003); Warlock returned to Atleza (Thanos #6, 2004)

Aurora

First Appearance: (As Beaubier) X-Men #120 (1979), (as Aurora) X-Men #121 (1979)
Origin: Alpha Flight #9-10 (1984)
Significant Issues: With Alpha Flight, vs X-Men (X-Men #120, 1979); with Northstar, vs Deadly Ernest (Alpha Flight #7-8, 1984); genetic structure altered by Sasquatch (Alpha Flight #17, 1984); with Sasquatch, vs Gilded Lily (Alpha Flight #20-21, 1985); discovered altered powers (Alpha Flight #29, 1985); deceived by Loki, expended powers to save brother (Alpha Flight #50, 1987); new life as nun (Alpha Flight #64, 1988); sent to find Northstar (Alpha Flight #81-82, 1990); powers restored, rejoined Alpha Flight (Alpha Flight #85-86, 1990); with Alpha Flight & Fantastic Four, vs Headlok, healing powers revealed (Alpha Flight #93-94, 1991); left Alpha Flight to join Gamma Flight (Alpha Flight #95, 1991); held prisoner by Headlok, expended healing powers, rejoined Alpha Flight (Alpha Flight #102-104, 1991-1992); Alpha Flight disbanded (Alpha Flight #130, 1994); associated with Brotherhood (X-Man #43, 1998); joined Weapon X (Weapon X: The Draft – Wild Child, 2002); savaged by Sabretooth (Weapon X #2, 2002); with Director & Madison Jeffries, fled Weapon X (Weapon X #13, 2003); revenged herself on Director, left him for dead (Weapon X #22, 2004); revealed to have retained mutant nature after "M-Day" (X-Men: The 198 Files, 2006)

Authority

First Appearance: Marvel Team-Up #1 (1997)
Origin: Marvel Team-Up #5 (1998)
Significant Issues: Sent Spider-Man against Major Love, Doctor Zeus, U.L.T.I.M.A.T.U.M. (Marvel Team-Up #1-3, 1997); extrapolated cause of reality disruption, sent Spider-Man to retrieve Norn Stone from Man-Thing (Marvel Team-Up #4, 1997); acquired Globe of Ultimate Knowledge, mind-wiped by Uatu (Marvel Team-Up #5, 1998)

Avengers (MC2)

First Appearance: What If..? #105 (1998)
Significant Issues: New team formed (A-Next #1, 1998); Dream Team joined (A-Next #4, 1999); met Hercules (A-Next #6, 1999); learned fate of old Avengers (A-Next #7, 1999); vs Thunder Guard (A-Next #10-11, 1999); vs Revengers (A-Next #12, 1999); accepted Spider-Girl as reserve member (Spider-Girl #13, 1999); vs Seth (Spider-Girl #58-59, 2003); met Spider-Man (Spider-Girl #81, 2005); some members possessed by Loki, death of Captain America (Last Hero Standing #1-5, 2005)

Awesome Andy

First Appearance: Fantastic Four #15 (1963)
Significant Issues: Vs Fantastic Four during Mad Thinker´s occupation of Baxter Building (Fantastic Four #15, 1963); vs Fantastic Four & X-Men (Fantastic Four #28, 1964); kidnapped Tony Stark, vs Iron Man (Tales of Suspense #72, 1965); vs Rom (Rom #14, 1981); reactivated by Super-Adaptoid, joined Heavy Metal in attack on Hydrobase (Avengers #286-290, 1987-1988); reactivated by Machinesmith, vs reserve Avengers (Avengers Spotlight #27, 1989); attempted kidnap of Franklin Richards, vs Thunderbolts (Thunderbolts #2, 1997); vs Fantastic Four at San Diego Comic-Con International (Fantastic Four #23, 1999); employed by Gideon Trust (Fantastic Four #43-44, 2001); developed sentience, hired as administrative assistant (She-Hulk #2, 2004); turned on Mad Thinker robot (She-Hulk #6, 2004); decapitated by Titania, repaired by Mr. Fantastic (She-Hulk #12, 2005)

Axis Mundi

First Appearance: (Mentioned) New Invaders #1 (2004); (seen) New Invaders #2 (2004)
Significant Issues: Red Skull posed as Dell Rusk (Avengers #66-70, 2003); Pterorists vs new Invaders in Mazikhandar (New Invaders #1, 2004); led attack on the Infiltrator (New Invaders #2-3, 2004); Baroness Blood vs new Invaders (New Invaders #4-5, 2005); Eckhardt captured (New Invaders #6, 2005); Agent Axis posthumously interrogated, U-Man attempted to flood surface world (New Invaders #7-9, 2005)

Axum

First Appearance: Thunderbolts #76 (2003)
Significant Issues: Recruited into Ultimate Brawling League (Thunderbolts #76-77, 2003); crowned Regional Champion (Thunderbolts #78, 2003); crowned World Champion (Thunderbolts #79, 2003); contemplated returning to super-villainy for revenge on Spider-Man (Thunderbolts #80-81, 2003)

Ba´al

First Appearance: Wolverine #11 (1989)
Origin: Wolverine #13 (1989)
Significant Issues: Followers gathered Gehenna Stone, reincarnated within Sà-Bal-Bal, destroyed by Wolverine/Hand of God (Wolverine #11-16, 1989); allied with Ice Box Bob, Darryl Licht; freed from nether realm, injured and driven back by Blaze, Wendigo spirit, Jesse Pinto (Blaze #3-6, 1994-1995); escaped destruction from Wendigo spirit, Pinto, Blaze Kids (Blaze #10, 1995)

B.A.D. Girls, Inc.

First Appearance: Captain America #385 (1991)
Significant Issues: Trial of Diamondback, defeated Serpent Society (Captain America #380-382, 1990-1991); met Superia´s Femizons (Captain America #386-392, 1991); Impala joined (Captain America #396-397, 1991); hired by Cable to steal Dominus Objective, vs Deadpool & Cat (Cable & Deadpool #20-23, 2005-2006)

Bain, Sunset

First Appearance: Machine Man #17 (1980)
Significant Issues: Opposed by Machine Man (Machine Man #17-18, 1980); outfitted Orb (Ghost Rider #63, 1981); vs Hawkeye & Sandman (Solo Avengers #17, 1989); acquired Machine Man (Iron Man Annual #11, 1990); force field stolen (Spider-Man #26, 1992); aided New Enforcers (Web of Spider-Man #99-100, 1993); attended Stark´s return party (Iron Man #1, 1998); hired Stark to decode Jocasta (Iron Man #11-12 & 18-20, 1998-1999); vs Taskmaster (Taskmaster #1-4, 2002)

Band of the Bland

First Appearance and Origin: Marvel Treasury Edition #12 (1976)
Significant Issues: Attempted to assassinate Howard the Duck (Marvel Treasury Edition #12, 1976); "Cosmic Squish" plot (Sensational She-Hulk #15-17, 1990)

Bandit

First Appearance: Night Thrasher #3 (1993)
Origin: Night Thrasher #8 (1994)
Significant Issues: First approached Silhouette (Night Thrasher #5, 1993); vs Night Thrasher, revealed his identity (Night Thrasher #7-8, 1994); led replacement team of New Warriors (New Warriors #48-51, 1994); continued relationship with Silhouette, stole Taylor secrets (Night Thrasher #13-14, 1994); revealed as Belladonna´s lover, sought leadership of Unified Guild, exposed by Gambit (Gambit #10-12, 2005)

Banshee

First Appearance: X-Men #28 (1967)
Origin: Classic X-Men #16 (1987); X-Force #31 (1994)
Significant Issues: Various details of early life, romance with Maeve & feud with Tom (Classic X-Men #16/X-Force #31/X-Men #101-102, 1987/1994/1976); lost Lipton to Hydra (X-Men Annual #3, 1994); hunted Arkady Rossovich (Generation X #10-11, 1995-1996); met Deadpool during Almadavor case (Deadpool #2, 1994); wife slain, estranged from Tom (X-Force #31, 1994); met Frost during N.Y.P.D. tenure (Generation X #-1, 1997); encountered Logan in Calgary (Classic X-Men #26, 1988); brought down Tom (X-Force #31/X-Men #102, 1994/1976); became involved with Factor Three (Uncanny X-Men #146/Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe #13, 1981/1984); freed by X-Men (X-Men #28, 1967); recaptured by Factor Three (X-Men #35, 1967); helped defeat Factor Three (X-Men #39, 1967); captured by Sentinels & freed by X-Men (X-Men #58 & 60, 1969); hunted by Secret Empire, skirmished with Captain America & Falcon (Captain America #172, 1974); joined X-Men (Giant-Size X-Men #1, 1975); death of Thunderbird (X-Men #95, 1975); met Moira (X-Men #96, 1975); inherited Cassidy Keep, fought Black Tom & Juggernaut (X-Men #101-103, 1976-1977); first visited Muir, battled Magneto (X-Men #104, 1977); burned out powers saving Japan from Moses Magnum (X-Men #119, 1979); retired from X-Men (X-Men #129, 1980); convinced Moira not to resurrect Proteus (Classic X-Men #36, 1989); aided in Murderworld rescue (Uncanny X-Men #146, 1981); learned of daughter, first met her (Uncanny X-Men #148, 1981); briefly hosted & trained new X-Men recruits (Uncanny X-Men #217, 1987); powers reactivated (Marvel Comics Presents #24, 1989); fully healed, rejoined X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #254-255, 1989); jaw broken, lost Moira, left X-Men (X-Men #3-5, 1991-1992); rejoined X-Men, reunited with Moira (X-Men #24, 1993); reacquainted with Siryn (X-Force #35, 1994); reunited with Deadpool & Daniel Peyer (Deadpool #1-4, 1994); vs Phalanx, gathered Generation X (Uncanny X-Men #316-317/X-Men #36-37, 1994); reunited with dying Lipton (X-Men Annual #3, 1994); became Generation X co-headmaster (Generation X #1, 1994); lost & regained Cassidy Keep (Generation X #8-9, 1995); saw Moira self-quarantined (Excalibur #115, 1997); learned of Moira´s death (Generation X #73, 2001); Generation X disbanded (Generation X #75, 2001); X-Corps debacle (Uncanny X-Men #401-406, 2002); seemingly killed (X-Men: Deadly Genesis #2, 2006)

Baron Mordo

First Appearance: Strange Tales #111 (1963)
Origin: Strange Tales #115 (1963); Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #6-8 (1989)
Significant Issues: First fought Doctor Strange in modern era (Strange Tales #111, 1963); sent followers to attack Doctor Strange (Strange Tales #125, 1964); pursued Doctor Strange across the world, helped Dormammu capture him (Strange Tales #130-141, 1965-1966); vs Doctor Strange & Spider-Man (Untold Tales of Spider-Man: Strange Encounter #1, 1998); gained control of nascent sorcerers, defeated by Doctor Strange (Strange Tales #159-162, 1967); impersonated Doctor Strange (Marvel Feature #1, 1971); accompanied Sise-Neg on voyage through time (Marvel Premiere #13-14, 1974); gained control of the Aged Genghis (Doctor Strange #12, 1976); failed to open the Seven Gates of Chaos (Doctor Strange #41, 1980); attacked Doctor Strange, caught in Dormammu´s 1943 scheme (Doctor Strange #49-51, 1981-1982); sold soul to Mephisto and Satannish, rescued by Doctor Strange (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #5-8, 1989); became involved in fight for rule of Dark Dimension, became Umar´s consort (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #21-24, 1990); with Umar, deposed by Clea (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #48, 1992); sought to make amends with Doctor Strange, kept Astrid Mordo from killing him, succumbed to cancer (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #85-87, 1995); returned to life (Amazing Spider-Man #500, 2003)

Baron Strucker

First Appearance and Origin: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #5 (1964)
Significant Issues: Vs Logan, Kitty Pryde and Rachel Summers in 1936 (X-Men: True Friends #1-3, 1999); vs Logan & Captain America in Madripoor (Uncanny X-Men #268, 1990); first fought Nick Fury (Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #5, 1964); first led Blitzkrieg Squad (Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #14, 1965); vs Fury at Cherbeaux (Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #28-29, 1966); origin of Hydra (Captain Savage and his Leatherneck Raiders #2-4, 1968); learned end of World War II in the future (Marvel Universe #1-3, 1998); severed ties with the Hand (Daredevil #295, 1991); discovered the Gnobians (Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #3-5, 1989); vs Xavier & Magneto (Uncanny X-Men #161, 1982); employed Death Spore, seemingly killed by Fury (Strange Tales #156-158, 1967); revived, reorganized Hydra, destroyed S.H.I.E.L.D Central (Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #21-23 & 25-26, 1991); with Hand, pursued fallen Kingpin´s assets, posed as Snakeskin, slew Werner (Daredevil #307-309, 1992); killed Kate Neville, lost hand battling Fury (Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #47, 1993); employed System Crash (Daredevil #326-332, 1994); (Skrull Kill Krew #2-3, 1995); revealed to have masterminded nanites plot (Citizen V & The V-Battalion #2-3, 2001); backed Thunderbolts (New Thunderbolts #1-6, 2005); controlled Wolverine, abdicated leadership of Hydra to Gorgon (Wolverine #20-25, 2004-2005)

Baron Zemo

First Appearance: (As Phoenix) Captain America #168 (1973); (as Baron Zemo) Captain America #275 (1982); (as Citizen V) Incredible Hulk #449 (1997)
Origin: Thunderbolts #-1 (1997); Captain America #168 (1973)
Significant Issues: Mother´s death, vs Bucky, met Captain America (Captain America: Medusa Effect, 1994); reunited with father, met Erik Josten (Thunderbolts #-1, 1997); as Phoenix, vs Captain America & Falcon, fell into Adhesive X vat (Captain America #168, 1973); as Baron Zemo, worked with Primus and mutates, abducted Arnold Roth, vs Captain America, employed & betrayed Vermin, attacked by Vermin (Captain America #275-278, 1982-1983); allied with Mother Superior & Red Skull, menaced Roth and other friends of Captain America, fell out with Mother (Captain America #290 & 293-299, 1984-1985); formed Masters, occupied Avengers Mansion (Avengers #273-277, 1986-1987); Bloodstone hunt (Captain America #357-362, 1989); sought to reclaim Vermin and mutates, vs Spider-Man (Spectacular Spider-Man #194-196, 1992-1993); married Baroness, abducted children, captured (Captain America #431-434, 1994); became Citizen V, formed Thunderbolts (Thunderbolts ´97 Annual, 1997); posed as Citizen V (Thunderbolts #1-10, 1997-1998); outed Thunderbolts, attempted world conquest, beaten (Thunderbolts #10-12, 1998); slain by Scourge (Thunderbolts #39, 2000); reborn as new Citizen V, joined Redeemers (Thunderbolts #47-50, 2001); foiled Strucker plot, slew Andrea Strucker to conceal true identity as Zemo (Citizen V & The V-Battalion #1-3, 2001); Redeemers slain, with Thunderbolts vs Graviton, hurled to Counter-Earth (Thunderbolts #56-58, 2001-2002); trapped in tech pack, obtained new body, rejoined Thunderbolts (Thunderbolts #60-62, 2002); led reconstruction of Counter-Earth (Thunderbolts #64, 66, 68 & 70, 2002); faced Anomaly, hurled back to Earth (Thunderbolts #72 & 74, 2002-2003); convinced Hawkeye and others to allow him to lead the Thunderbolts (Thunderbolts #75, 2003); led team to great success until Liberator project went awry, vs Avengers, face burned by power-mad Moonstone while protecting Captain America, absconded with Moonstone´s power gems (Avengers/Thunderbolts #1-6, 2004); manipulated Thunderbolts (New Thunderbolts #12 & 14); vs Swordsman, made peace with Strucker (New Thunderbolts #17)

Baroness

First Appearance: Spider-Man: Fear Itself (1992)
Origin: (Disputed) Spider-Man: Fear Itself (1992)
Significant Issues: Cassidy Crystal plot, face scarred (Spider-Man: Fear Itself, 1992); with Helmut Zemo, formed Kinder, vs Captain America, Diamondback, Free Spirit; arrested (Captain America #431-434, 1994)

Bastion

First Appearance: (As Bastion, cameo) X-Men #52 (1996); (as Bastion, fully) Uncanny X-Men #333 (1996); (as Template) Warlock #7 (2000)
Origin: Marvel Comics 1998 Annual Starring Machine Man & Bastion (1998)
Significant Issues: Master Mold merged with Nimrod, entered Siege Perilous (Uncanny X-Men #246-247, 1989); as Bastion, established Operation: Zero Tolerance (Uncanny X-Men #333, 1996); imprisoned Professor X & Mannites (Onslaught: Epilogue, 1997); OZT attacked X-Men (X-Men #65-69/Cable #45-47/X-Man #30/Uncanny X-Men #346/Wolverine #115-118/Generation X #29-31/X-Force #68-69, 1997); OZT shut down by government (X-Men #69, 1997); opposed by Cable & Machine Man, seemingly destroyed (Marvel Comics 1998 Annual Starring Cable & Machine Man/Marvel Comics 1998 Annual Starring Machine Man & Bastion, 1998); survived, attacked by Death, head left intact (Astonishing X-Men #1, 1999); gained new body, vs Warlock & allies, transformed into Template, seemingly destroyed (Warlock #6-8, 2000); head recovered by government, opposed X-Men (X-Men: Declassified #1, 2000)

Batwing

First Appearance and Origin: Untold Tales of Spider-Man #2 (1995)
Significant Issues: Fought Councilman Cherryh, met Spider-Man, diary discovered (Untold Tales of Spider-Man #2, 1995); aided by Doctor Connors (Untold Tales of Spider-Man #9, 1996); further mutated, cured (Untold Tales of Spider-Man #24, 1997)

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