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OHOTMU:Bibliography-Marvel Zombies 2007

Marvel Zombies: The Book Of Angels, Demons & Various Monstrosities Bibliography

Last Updated: 9/25/07


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First Appearance: Bible Tales for Young Folk #1 (1953)


First Appearance: Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #12 (1994)
Origin: Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #14 (1994)
Significant Issues: Killed sorcerers Emeneya & Avram Siegel (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #12, 1994); killed Dust Johannsen (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #13, 1994); attempted to claim seventh soul, stopped by Jaine Cutter & Daimon Hellstorm (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #14, 1994)


First Appearance: Ghost Rider #53 (1981)
Significant Issues: Attempted to gain control over Zarathos (Ghost Rider #53, 1981); captured Ghost Rider, failed to gain control over Zarathos once again (Ghost Rider #64, 1982); attempted to trick Mephisto into gaining control of Zarathos, failed, seemingly destroyed by Mephisto (Ghost Rider #76, 1983); regained own realm, resurrected Dracula (Tomb of Dracula #1, 1991)


First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #428 (2003)
Origin: Uncanny X-Men #433 (2004)
Significant Issues: In Biblical times, with Neyaphem, sought to dominate humans, opposed by Cheyarafim, exiled to alternate dimension (Uncanny X-Men #433, 2004); in modern times, freed from exile with unwitting aid of Margali Szardos, befriended her (Uncanny X-Men #433, 2004); encountered Raven Darkhölme posing as Baroness Wagner in Germany, dubbed her "Mystique," seduced & abandoned her, rescued son after Mystique threw him over cliff (Uncanny X-Men #428, 2003); took infant to Margali to raise (Uncanny X-Men #432, 2003); mentally coerced children to travel to Isla des Demonas and combine their mutant powers to open large portal to his dimension, portal collapsed due to X-Men’s intervention, imprisoning them all in alternate dimension (Uncanny X-Men #429-430, 2003); encountered X-Men, ended fight between Neyaphem & X-Men, had Neyaphem take X-Men prisoner, revealed relationship between himself & Nightcrawler, Abyss & Kiwi Black to X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #431-432, 2003); revealed origins to X-Men, sought to have Nightcrawler & Abyss create portal back to Earth, witnessed Polaris’ manipulation of Abyss’ powers to open portal to Earth (Uncanny X-Men #433, 2004); opposed by Nightcrawler & Abyss, confronted Nightcrawler, pulled back into alternate dimension (Uncanny X-Men #434, 2004)


First Appearance: Ka-Zar the Savage #11 (1982)
Origin: Ka-Zar the Savage #12 (1982)
Significant Issues: Assisted Orann and Ebrok in banishing Cat People (What If..? #35, 1982); struck pact with "Elder Gods", took on demonic appearance, sentenced to death as heretic, escaped (Ka-Zar the Savage #12, 1982); kidnapped Beatrice, fled for Pangea pursued by Dante, married & impregnated Beatrice, Dante caught up with couple as Beatrice gave birth, vs Dante, frozen in ice, defrosted in recent years (Ka-Zar the Savage #11-12, 1982); chose Shanna to replace Beatrice, captured her companions (Ka-Zar the Savage #11, 1982); attempted to free his masters, thwarted by Ka-Zar & allies, immolated by Elder Gods as punishment & fell into volcano (Ka-Zar the Savage #12, 1982); imprisoned in limbo, spied on & kidnapped Illyana & X-Men, Illyana escaped while X-Men trapped, corrupted or killed X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #160, 1982); faked defeat at Storm’s hands to complete her corruption, Storm later regained her soul (Magik: Storm and Illyana #3, 1984); kidnapped Illyana, X-Men reappeared & repeated themselves, this time Illyana trapped while X-Men escaped (Uncanny X-Men #160, 1982); corrupted Illyana’s soul, turned Cat into feral animal, Storm died trying to rescue Illyana, Illyana created Soul Sword, defeated by her in combat (Magik: Storm and Illyana #1-4, 1983-1984); returned to Pangea, kidnapped Shanna, Ka-Zar & Leila from Shanna & Ka-Zar’s wedding, tried to turn couple into demons & corrupted Leila’s soul, banished by Shanna (Ka-Zar the Savage #28-29, 1983); encountered Fantastic Four, revealed to be master of Cat People & one of the sorcerers who originally banished them from Earth (Fantastic Four #314, 1988); manipulated Rev, intended to sterilize Earth, Punisher thwarted Rev & Belasco grew bored & left (Punisher #39-40, 1990); manipulated Witchfire into attacking Alpha Flight (Alpha Flight #123-124, 1993); had D’Spayre target Cable & Lee Forrester then enlisted their aid against S’ym (Cable #13-14, 1994); manipulated Bloodscream to gather undead army, intended to conquer N’Garai, stopped by X-Men (X-Men Unlimited #9, 1995); took over vampire coven, tried to use Rogue to free his masters, stopped by X-Men, Excalibur & Dracula (X-Men: Soul Killer, 1999); captured Margali, pitted Shadowcat, Nightcrawler & Colossus against alternate versions of themselves (Excalibur #103, 1996); tormented Nightcrawler with tales of Margali’s imprisonment & Amanda Sefton’s apparent corruption, Nightcrawler & Margali in Amanda’s body entered limbo, rescued imprisoned Amanda, overthrew Belasco (X-Men Unlimited #19, 1997); alongside Hela & Pluto, visited Blackheart’s Hell to recognize Noble Kale as new ruler, told Kale that unlike other realms they had neither time nor desire to attack him in near future unlike all other Hell lords (Ghost Rider #94, 2007); swapped N’Garai souls into X-Men’s bodies, again tried to free his masters, stopped by other X-Men, Magik/Amanda Sefton & Pilgrimm (X-Men: Black Sun #1-5, 2000-2001); sensed Hellphyr’s release when Tome of Zhered Na opened (Witches #1, 2006); retook rule of limbo, kidnapped Xavier Institute students believing they knew location of Illyana, vs Darkchild, overthrown by her (New X-Men #38-41, 2007)


First Appearance and Origin: Adventures into Terror #4 (1951)
Significant Issues: Body died, head preserved, dominated Larry Siodmak, escaped after Larry's suicide (Adventures into Terror #4, 1951); dominated Gilda Spears, driven off by Steve Manners (Adventures into Terror #6, 1951)


First Appearance: Dracula Lives#2 (1973)
Origin: Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #17 (1990)
Significant Issues: Vodu gods sought means to oppose Chthon & Sagbata-created zombies (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #17, 1990); Amulets of Damballah used to control Simon Garth Zombie (Tales of the Zombie #1, 1973); allied with Marie Laveau in early 20th century (Dracula Lives #2, 1973); summoned by Marie Laveau, aided her against Brother Voodoo until Voodoo convinced Damballah that Laveau was not loyal or respectful to him, crushed Laveau in coils (Blade: Crescent City Blues, 1998)


First Appearance: (Mentioned) Marvel Spotlight #3 (1972); (seen) Marvel Spotlight #4 (1972)
Origin: Thor Annual #10 (1982); Silver Surfer Annual #2 (1989)
Significant Issues: Chthon wrote Demogorge page (Darkhold #11, 1993); Chthon scrolls used to create Varnae & other early vampires (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #11, 1989); Chthon scrolls held by Zula in Hyborian era (Conan the Barbarian #244-249/Savage Sword of Conan #194-195, 1991/1992); scroll containing spell for destruction of vampires taken to East (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #13, 1990); Mephisto added Darklove page (Marvel Comics Presents #135, 1993); Morgan Le Fay gathered & bound Chthon scrolls into Darkhold, summoned Chthon, trapped him within Wundagore Mountain (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe #9/Avengers #241/Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #11/Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22, 1986/1984/1989/1989); Darkhold placed in Isle of Wight by Magnus, sought by Modred, scattered by St. Brendan (Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22/Marvel Chillers #1/Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #11, 1989/1975/1989); Darkhold regathered by Aelfric, re-scattered upon his death (Werewolf by Night #3, 1973); Darkhold obtained by Catholic church, Paolo Montesi & his line placed in charge of safeguarding it (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #12, 1989); Giacomo Montesi learned missing pages were in Kamar-Taj (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #13, 1990); Marcello Montesi recovered "Montesi Formula" pages from Kamar-Taj (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #13, 1990); Darkhold stolen by Murgo for Dracula, stolen by Cagliostro, Cagliostro lost Darkhold (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #15, 1990); Taboo obtained Darkhold, initiated spell of changes on Algon, fled with spell incomplete (Werewolf by Night #13, 1974); Gregor Russoff obtained Darkhold, bound it back into book form, transcribed much of it into ancestor Grigori Russoff’s diary (Werewolf by Night #3 & 15, 1973 & 1974); Gregor used Darkhold to summon Chthon on Wundagore Mountain (Avengers #187/Uncanny X-Men Annual #13, 1979/1989); Darkhold taken to Castle Russoff (Marvel Spotlight #4, 1972); Vittorio Montesi learned he was sterile, succumbed to temptation to use Darkhold to father child Victoria who was actually spawn of Chthon (Darkhold #16, 1994); Isaiah Curwen driven mad upon reading Shiatra Book of the Damned (Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #10, 1989); Nathan & Andrea Timly sought Darkhold (Marvel Spotlight #3, 1972); Jack Russell stole Darkhold from Miles Blackgar-owned Castle Russoff (Marvel Spotlight #4/Werewolf by Night #1, 1972); Darkhold given to Father Joquez to translate, Joquez possessed by Aelfric, slain, Darkhold vanished (Werewolf by Night #2-3, 1972-1973); Giuseppe Montesi recovered Montesi formula copy from Joquez’s notes (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #9, 1989); Jack Russell obtained Grigori Russoff’s diary from Russoff Manor, pursued by Dracula, diary lost in Alps (Tomb of Dracula #18-19/Werewolf by Night #15, 1974); Dracula slew Giuseppe Montesi & destroyed his Montesi formula copy but learned another copy had been sent to Quincy Harker (Dracula Lives #6, 1974); Aelfric’s copy of Libro del Malditos found by Jack Russell & Ray Coker (Werewolf by Night #19, 1974); Marie Laveau transplanted knowledge of Shiatra Book of the Damned into Doctor Strange’s mind to defeat Silver Dagger, Strange turned into werewolf, saved via sacrifice of Satana (Marvel Team-Up #76-77 & 80-81, 1978-1979); Morgan Le Fay obtained Diary of Gregor Russoff from Alps, Magnus caused it to be transferred to Modred the Mystic (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #9, 1989); Modred used Darkhold to summon aspect of Chthon to possess Scarlet Witch, Chthon trapped within Wundagore again, Darkhold taken by Avengers (Avengers #185-187, 1989); Morgan Le Fay sought Darkhold (Spider-Woman #2 & 6, 1978); Harker’s Montesi Formula used by Lilith against Dracula, interrupted (X-Men Annual #6, 1982); Doctor Strange claimed Darkhold from Avengers Mansion, read full Montesi Formula thus destroying all vampires (Doctor Strange #60-62, 1983); Darkholders used partial copies to summon extradimensional vampire which was also destroyed by Montesi Formula (Doctor Strange #67, 1984); Darkhold stolen by Urthona (Doctor Strange #79-81, 1986-1987); Darkhold reclaimed by Agamotto (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #9, 1989); Darkhold returned to Doctor Strange by Agamotto (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #7, 1989); Darkhold stolen by Victor Strange for Marie Laveau, Doctor Strange recovered Darkhold (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #15-18, 1990); Montesi Formula page found to have been rendered blank when Doctor Strange banished Vampiric Verses from Book of the Vishanti (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #20, 1990); Doctor Strange used Darkhold against Adam Warlock (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #36, 1991); Doctor Doom learned of Otherplace & Promethium via Darkhold (Excalibur #37, 1991); Dwarf convinced Donald Walsh to use Chameleon Worms page (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #1, 1992); Dwarf convinced Morton Thurnton to use Hellhound page (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #2, 1992); Dwarf convinced Aurora Poule to use Perfection & revenge pages (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #3, 1992); Dwarf convinced Reverend Styge to use Resurrection page (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #4-5, 1993); Dwarf convinced Clarice Van Ripper to use page to summon demon to murder children (Midnight Sons Unlimited #1, 1993); Dwarf convinced Norman Zachos to use page to stop his paranoid visions (Midnight Sons Unlimited #1, 1993); Dwarf convinced Reginald Hayward to use Memory page (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #6-7, 1993); DeGuzman led Darkholders to try to reassemble Darkhold pages to locate Demogorge page, Dwarf convinced Sarrah Roberts to use Wish page, gave Demogorge page to Samantha Regent (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #8, 1993); Louise Hastings used Wish page to communicate with Chthon’s Other (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #9, 1993); Demogorge page stolen by Maxxy Faure (Nightstalkers #9, 1993); Jinx used Wish page to rescue Victoria Montesi from Darkholders, foiled DeGuzman’s Interpol order to gather all Darkhold pages (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #10, 1993); Dwarf convinced Frank West to use Troids page (Midnight Sons Unlimited #2, 1993); Darklove page used in New York (Marvel Comics Presents #134, 1993); Dwarf convinced Johnny Farmer to use page to become Harvestor (Midnight Sons Unlimited #2, 1993); Blade recovered Demogorge page, used it to become Switchblade, slew Demogoblin, Victoria Montesi, Modred & others, Darkhold Redeemers located Darkhold, Louise Hastings sacrificed her own soul to reverse Demogorge spell thus restoring Blade & his victims (Nightstalkers #10/Ghost Rider #40/Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #11/Morbius #12/Ghost Rider & Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance #13, 1993); Dwarf & Other tricked Modred into using page to free his soul in exchange for another’s, Modred reversed this upon learning soul was his former lover Janice (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #12, 1993); Morbius used Resurrection page to restore Martine Bancroft though she was possessed by Lilin Parasite (Morbius: Pages From the Book of Sins #13, 1993); Dwarf gave Victoria Montesi "Spell of Healing" page to revive her lover Nash, unleashed Monstrosity until Victoria reversed spell (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #13-14, 1993); Sam Buchanan refused to use Darkhold page to make Victoria love him (Darkhold: Pages From the Book of Sins #14, 1993); Spider-Man refused Darkhold page which Dwarf then gave to Brian Kornfield who used it to become Spider-X (Midnight Sons Unlimited #3, 1993); Morgan Le Fay summoned Darkholders to raise Atlantis (Namor: The Sub-Mariner #62, 1995)


Significant Issues: See profile for comprehensive First Appearances list.


First Appearance: Terror, Inc. #1 (1992); (as Hellfire) Terror, Inc. #2 (1992)
Origin: Terror, Inc. #5 (1992)
Significant Issues: Decided to start exposing frauds in field of supernatural studies (Terror, Inc. #1, 1992); bitten by Terror using Hellfire Serpent fangs, became Hellfire (Terror, Inc. #2, 1992); agreed to help Terror, learned part of heritage (Terror, Inc. #3, 1992); vs Beelzeboul's agents, traveled to Hell (Terror, Inc. #4, 1992); vs Beelzeboul (Terror, Inc. #5, 1992); asked by Brother Randi to contact Terror (Terror, Inc. #10, 1993); alongside Brother Randi, asked Terror to find Carnal Serpent (Terror, Inc. #11, 1993); alongside Terror, rescued girl from Sabaist (Terror, Inc. #13, 1993)


First Appearance: (Mentioned) Ghost Rider #1 (2005); (seen) Ghost Rider #2 (2005); (in true form) Ghost Rider #6 (2006)
Origin: Ghost Rider #6 (2006)
Significant Issues: Took physical form (Ghost Rider #2, 2005); hunted by Ghost Rider, Hoss & Ruth (Ghost Rider #3, 2005); drilled into spiritual realm, released army of demons on Earth (Ghost Rider #4, 2005); revealed to be former angel, true form revealed, sent back to Hell (Ghost Rider #6, 2006)

Lord of Death

First Appearance: All-Winners Comics #1 (1941)
Significant Issues: Perfected di-namo fluid transfusion, offered services to Adolf Hitler, sent "zombies" to undermine lend-lease activities, inadvertently recruited disguised Captain America & Bucky, defeated by them (All-Winners Comics #1, 1941)


First Appearance: (Mentioned) Marvel Previews #7 (1976); (shown) Ghost Rider #1 (2006)
Origin: Nightcrawler #3 (2005)
Significant Issues: Lost war in Heaven, cast down to Hell (Marvel Previews #7, 1976); Pazuzu reviled as one of Lucifer's lieutenants (Nightcrawler #3, 2005); escaped Hell, celestial body shattered into 666 pieces taking possession of recently deceased (Ghost Rider #1, 2006); confronted Ghost Rider in avatar for first time (Ghost Rider #2, 2006); Numecet revealed Lucifer's plans to Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider #4, 2006); confronted Ghost Rider at Quentin Carnival, goaded Ghost Rider into destroying it (Ghost Rider #5, 2007); avatars powers increased, destroyed (Ghost Rider #6-7, 2007); possessed Jack O'Lantern (Ghost Rider #8, 2007); raised zombie army (Ghost Rider #9, 2007); vs Ghost Rider, Jack O'Lantern avatar destroyed (Ghost Rider #10-11, 2007); possessed pilot, avatar destroyed (Ghost Rider #12, 2007)

Lurking Unknown

First Appearance: Thor #136 (1967)
Origin: Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #31 (1991)
Significant Issues: Revealed to have been a Fear Lord whose presence was dreaded through multiverse, brought worlds to their knees to feed upon their fear, concealed his origins & abilities (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #31, 1991); obsessed with mystery to preserve his secret (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #32, 1991); revealed he was dependant on emotions of his prey to boost his miniscule cosmic powers (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #38, 1992); summoned by Odin to Asgard to test Jane Foster’s fitness for godhood, forced to flee by Thor after Jane’s fear forced her to call for help, summoned by Troll at Glade of Crystals, nearly defeated heartsick Thor until Sif arrived & they drove him away (Thor #136, 1967); invited by Dweller in the Dark to his Hall for meeting of Fear Lords to plunge Earth & cosmos into Great Fear (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #31-33, 1991); alongside D'Spayre, sent by Dweller to thwart Straw Man & Doctor Strange, burned up Straw Man with flame, dismissed D’Spayre allowing Strange & Clea to overcome their fear draining Unknown of power, reducing him to handheld size, apparently crushed by Strange (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #38, 1992)

Marvel Zombies

First Appearance: Ultimate Fantastic Four #21 (2005)
Origin: Marvel Zombies vs Army of Darkness #1 (2007); Ultimate Fantastic Four #22 (2005)
Significant Issues: Earth-818793 Ash Williams encountered zombie Sentry, arrived on Earth-2149 (Marvel Zombies Vs Army of Darkness #1/Army of Darkness #13, 2006); Magneto of Earth-2149 brought zombie Sentry to his reality, Ash tried to warn Earth-2149 heroes of evil, zombie Sentry infected Avengers (Marvel Zombies Vs Army of Darkness #1/Ultimate Fantastic Four #22, 2007/2005); zombie Avengers began to spread plague, Spider-Man infected, Ash abandoned Punisher to zombies, saved Dazzler from zombie Winter Soldier (Marvel Zombies Vs Army of Darkness #1-2, 2007); zombie Spider-Man ate wife & aunt, zombie Alpha Flight ate Professor X & defeated by Magneto, zombie Thunderbolts defeated by Thor & Nova, resistance formed by Nick Fury & surviving heroes, zombie Avengers ate Jarvis, Reed studied disease & infected rest of Fantastic Four who in turn infected him, Fantastic Four infected remaining heroes (Marvel Zombies: Dead Days #1, 2007); Ash & Dazzler saved from zombie Howard by Scarlet Witch, encountered zombie Doctor Druid, witnessed Nextwave vs zombie Power Pack, zombies began assault on Latveria (Marvel Zombies Vs Army of Darkness #2-3, 2007); Ash & company asked for Doctor Doom's aid against zombies (Marvel Zombies Vs Army of Darkness #4, 2007); zombies took Castle Doom, Doom sent Ash & other survivors through dimensional teleporter (Marvel Zombies Vs Army of Darkness #5, 2007); zombie Reed Richards made contact with Earth-1610 Reed, convinced him to cross over (Ultimate Fantastic Four #21, 2005); Earth-1610 Reed hunted by zombies, saved by Earth-2149 Magneto, zombie Fantastic Four crossed over to Earth-1610 (Ultimate Fantastic Four #22, 2005); Earth-1610 Fantastic Four vs zombie Fantastic Four, Reed & Magneto discovered by zombies, saved by rest of Earth-1610 Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four sent home by Magneto (Ultimate Fantastic Four #23, 2005); zombies vs Magneto, defeated & ate him, witnessed arrival of Silver Surfer (Marvel Zombies #1, 2006); zombies attacked Surfer, defeated & ate him, imbued with Power Cosmic, witnessed Galactus' arrival (Marvel Zombies #2-3, 2006); zombies vs Galactus (Marvel Zombies #4, 2006); zombies vs super-villain zombies, ate Galactus (Marvel Zombies #5, 2006); zombie Fantastic Four held prisoner in Earth-1610 Baxter Building (Ultimate Fantastic Four #24, 2006); zombie Fantastic Four taunted Earth-1610 Fantastic Four (Ultimate Fantastic Four #29, 2006); zombie Fantastic Four escaped, took over Earth-1610 Baxter Building (Ultimate Fantastic Four #30-31, 2006); Earth-1610 Reed used Zvilpogghua magic to defeat zombie Fantastic Four, Doom took zombie Fantastic Four back to Earth-2149, witnessed zombies eating Galactus, vs zombies (Ultimate Fantastic Four #32, 2006); Earth-2149 survivors returned to find Earth abandoned, zombies revealed to have become the Galactus & traveled to other planets to feed (Marvel Zombies #5, 2006); Earth-616 Fantastic Four arrived on Skrullworld of Reality-2149, witnessed arrival of the Galactus (Black Panther #27, 2007); Earth-616 Fantastic Four & Reality-2149 Skrulls vs the Galactus (Black Panther #28, 2007)


First Appearance: Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #31 (1991)
Origin: Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #32 (1991)
Significant Issues: Plotted with Fear-Lords to induce Great Fear (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #31-33, 1991); with Fear-Lords, vs Doctor Strange, Clea & Rintrah, chose to flee (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #38-39, 1991)


First Appearance: (Named) Howard the Duck #3 (2002); (seen) Nightcrawler #4 (2005)
Significant Issues: Created Amulet of Pazuzu, empowered Vicki of Humbabu (Howard the Duck #3, 2002); contained within Seth Walker, released by Doctor Louis Childs, vs Nightcrawler, re-contained alongside 13 fellow Infernals by Magik/Amanda Sefton (Nightcrawler #1-4, 2005)


First Appearance: Thor #127 (1966)
Origin: Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition #10 (1986)
Significant Issues: godly origins revealed, appointed as ruler of Hades (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition #10, 1986); first assault on Olympus (Ares #1, 2006); posed as mortal director, tricked Hercules into taking command of Hades, opposed by Thor (Thor #127-130, 1966); manipulated Mutates, vs Asgardians on Earth (Thor #163-164, 1969); assault on Asgard (Thor #199-201, 1972); attempted to cause war between Olympus & Asgard (Thor #221-223, 1974); manipulated Zeus, defeated by Champions (Champions #1-3, 1976); sent Typhon against Hercules (Avengers #163, 1977); utilized energy smelter, defeated by Thing, Hulk & Stranger (Marvel Two-in-One Annual #5, 1976); allied with Loki, used Ulik against Thor (Thor #279, 1979); allied with other Hell-Lords, defeated by Demogorge, saved by Thor (Thor Annual #10, 1982); tortured Avengers before they escaped (Avengers #282-283, 1987); allied with Ares, vs Thor (Thor #462-463, 1993); allied with Loki, Loki failed to take over Asgard, tried using Hrinmeer against Thor (Avengers Annual #23/Thor Annual #19,1994); tried raising Titan on Earth, defeated by Champions & X-Force (Marvel Comics 1998 Annual Starring X-Force & Champions, 1998); Olympus waylaid by Dark Gods (Thor #7, 1999); alongside Hippolyta, vs Fantastic Four (Fantastic Four #21, 1999); aided Thunderbolts (Thunderbolts Annual 2000, 2000); with Hell-Lords, alongside Hellcat, vs Dormammu (Hellcat #2-3, 2000); with Hell-Lords, alongside Magik/Amanda Sefton, vs animated magical database (X-Men: Magik #3-4, 2000); allied with Lorelei, created new Valkyrie, vs Defenders on Earth (Defenders #2-4, 2001); acted with other gods to approve Hercules’ Twelve Labors, took Mafia job on Earth (Hercules #4-5, 2005)


First Appearance: Marvel Spotlight #13 (1974)
Origin: Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #8 (1989); Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme Annual #2 (1992); Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #16 (1994)
Significant Issues: Defeated & enslaved Dansker (Marvel Premiere #27, 1975); chastised by Mephisto for not noticing Zarathos’ rising power (Ghost Rider #77, 1983); raised in Jericho by Somnambulist 200 years ago, banished by Ancient One (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #17, 1994); vs Olivier (Punisher #1, 1998); met & married Victoria, fathered Daimon & Satana, took Satana to Hell after Victoria went mad (Marvel Spotlight #13/Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #2 & 16/Terror Inc. #2, 1973/1993 & 1994/1992); trained Satana, bonded her to Basilisk (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition #19, 1988); presented Satana with Exiter (Haunt of Horror #5, 1975); made Zannarth Satana’s companion (Haunt of Horror #2, 1974); made Dansker Satana’s tutor (Marvel Premiere #27, 1975); encountered & rejected by adult Daimon (Marvel Spotlight #13, 1974); took human identity of Miles Gorney, organized the Four posing as demon Trachos, Four banished Satana & Zannarth from Hell (Haunt of Horror #2 & 4, 1974); alongside Mephisto, possessed Linda Littletrees/Witch Woman, vs Ghost Rider/John Blaze & Daimon (Ghost Rider #1-2/Marvel Spotlight #12, 1973); as Gorney/Trachos, manipulated & tested Satana, identified & rejected by her (Haunt of Horror #2 & 4-5, 1974-1975); alongside Daimon, vs Possessor/Raphael Zoran (Son of Satan #1 & 3, 1975-1976); had nightmares on Christmas (Son of Satan #8, 1977); allied with Pluto, other death gods & various Hell-lords in plot to dupe & ultimately slay Zeus, foiled by Champions of Los Angeles (Champions #1-3, 1976); manipulated Six-Fingered Hand & Defenders, gained Daimon’s service (Defenders #92-100, 1981); tutored & released Daimon (Defenders #101 & 104-105, 1981-1982); manipulated Hellcat (Defenders #111, 1982); agent Eblis manipulated band Bronx Bombers/Brimstone (Marvel Fanfare #9, 1983); restored Darksoul to Daimon (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #3, 1993); tricked Daimon/Hellstorm into slaying Hellstorm imposter (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #1, 1993); punished Marglar for interfering with Soulfire’s plot (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #4-5, 1993); posed as God, duped Reverend Joshua Crow into raising souls of damned (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #8, 1993); confronted & manipulated Hellstorm who had been cast into Hell by forces of Heaven, posed as Simon Garth until recognized as Satan (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #11, 1994); destroyed & realm usurped by Hellstorm (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #17, 1994); reborn when Hellstorm impregnated Lavoisin (Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #21, 1994); manipulated Andrew Kale into becoming Hellphyr to destroy all magic-users to eliminate competition to his regaining his throne, thwarted by Witches, rejected by Satana (Witches #1-4, 2004)


First Appearance: (Mentioned) Conan the Barbarian #7 (1971); (seen) Marvel Feature #6 (1976)
Origin: Thor Annual #10 (1982); Silver Surfer Annual #2 (1989)
Significant Issues: Accumulated power from dinosaurs’ violence, vs Atum, acquired seven heads, driven from Earth (Punisher Annual #2/Iron Man Annual #10, 1989); Serpent Men & Man-Serpents spawned (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Update ’89 #7/Savage Sword of Conan #192, 1989/1991); Serpent Men tempted early hominids, driven off by Celestials (Uncanny X-Men Annual #13, 1989); Cobra Crown created (Savage Sword of Conan #41, 1979); Serpent Crown created (Marvel Team-Up Annual #5/Amazing Spider-Man Annual #23, 1982/1989); worship usurped by Seth (Punisher Annual #2, 1989); Homo mermani worshippers used Golden Serpent (Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #9, 1989); trained Naga to extend his own life (Daredevil Annual #4, 1989); preserved dynamo of Ancients to keep Helmet of Power/Serpent Crown safe, guided Paul Destine, unable to prevent Destine’s unwitting suicide (Avengers Annual #18, 1989); enslaved Atlanteans via Serpent Crown (New Mutants Annual #5, 1989); led Krang to reorganize Serpent Crown (West Coast Avengers Annual #4, 1989); Earth-712 Serpent Cartel organized (West Coast Avengers Annual #4, 1989); summoned to Earth-616 by Hugh Jones using Serpent Crowns of Earth-616 & 712, vs Scarlet Witch on astral plane (Marvel Two-in-One #66, 1980); summoned by 777 Earth’s Serpent Crowns, crowns destroyed, banished by Doctor Strange (Marvel Team-Up Annual #5, 1982); regained access to Earth via Ghaur (Silver Surfer Annual #2, 1989); Ghaur & Llyra plotted to return Set physically to Earth (Silver Surfer Annual #2/Iron Man Annual #10/Uncanny X-Men Annual #13/Amazing Spider-Man Annual #23/Daredevil Annual #4/Avengers Annual #18/New Mutants Annual #5/X-Factor Annual #4/Web of Spider-Man Annual #5/Fantastic Four Annual #22, 1989); returned to Earth via amplification of energy within Golden Serpent (West Coast Avengers Annual #4, 1989); destroyed by Thor/Demogorge (Thor Annual #14, 1989); Brides of Set purged of influence (Fantastic Four Annual #22, 1989)


First Appearance and Origin: Thor #240 (1975)
Significant Issues: Posed as Set, gained followers (Punisher Annual #2, 1989); married Nephthys, developed rivalry with Osiris, Isis & Horus, trapped them in Pyramid (Thor #240/Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Update ’89 #7, 1975/1989); gave prophecy to En Sabah Nur (Further Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix #1, 1996); impersonated by Apocalypse (X-Factor #24, 1988); initial attack on Yggdrasil (Journey into Mystery #-1, 1997); created Gog & Magog (Incredible Hulk #257, 1981); invoked by Yellow Claw (Captain America #166, 1973); Osiris, Isis & Horus escaped Pyramid, Odin severed Seth’s hand (Thor #240-241, 1075); tried to control Devourer (Marvel Two-in-One #22-23, 1976); briefly allied with Hell-Lords against Demogorge (Thor Annual #10, 1982); captured Odin, created Earth-Force, massive attack on Asgard, defeated in final hour (Thor #386-400/West Coast Avengers #41, 1989); used Earth villains, created Bison, created body for Loki, vs Thunderstrike & Bloodaxe (Thunderstrike #13-23, 1995); resumed attack on Yggdrasil (Thor #494, 1996); orchestrated Men in Black against Asgardian gods, attacked Yggdrasil again (Journey into Mystery #503-513, 1997); statue allied with Moon Knight villains (Moon Knight #1-4, 1998); brought by Krona to oppose Avengers & alternate reality league of heroes (JLA/Avengers #1 / Avengers/JLA #2 / JLA/Avengers #3 / Avengers/JLA #4, 2004)


First Appearance: Marvel Mystery Comics #35 (1942)
Origin: Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #11 (1989)
Significant Issues: Angel vs Count Vicaro (Marvel Mystery Comics #35, 1942); Captain America & Bucky vs Count Varnis (Captain America Comics #24, 1943); Sub-Mariner vs Mona Welles (Marvel Mystery Comics #74, 1946); first appearance of Dracula (Suspense #7, 1950); first appearance of Eddie Baxter (Suspense #10, 1950); Jeff Phillips vampirized by Dina Dracko (Marvel Tales #100, 1951); Wanda Warren vampirized (Spellbound #7, 1952); Doctor Gottfried's creature brought to life & subsequently destroyed (Adventures into Weird Worlds #13 & 15, 1952 & 1953); Count Kronin attempted to cure his vampirism (Uncanny Tales #6, 1953); first appearance of Kraska & Sophia von Heinif (Journey into Unknown Worlds #27, 1954); first appearance of Baron Emile de Sevigny (Journey into Unknown Worlds #28, 1954); first appearance of Rudolph Hagstrom (Spellbound #22, 1954); first appearance of Stefan Kero (Journey into Mystery #21, 1955); Dracula revived in modern day by Frank Drake (Tomb of Dracula #1, 1972); revealed how Dracula was vampirized (Dracula Lives #1, 1973); revealed how Dracula bested Nimrod for leadership of Earth's vampires (Dracula Lives #2, 1973); story of Lord Ruthven recounted (Vampire Tales #1, 1973); Hodiah Twist vs Madame Angela's vampires (Vampire Tales #2, 1973); Dracula vs Heinrich Mortte (Tomb of Dracula #8, 1973); first appearance of Blade (Tomb of Dracula #10, 1973); Lucas Brand vampirized by Dracula (Tomb of Dracula #11, 1973); Edith Harker vampirized, killed by her father (Tomb of Dracula #12, 1973); first appearance of Deacon Frost (Tomb of Dracula #13, 1973); Abraham van Helsing vs Children of Judas, Rosella Carson's vampirism investigated by Solomon Kane (Dracula Lives #3, 1973); Avengers vs Amenhotep (Avengers #129, 1974); origin of Lilith (Giant-Size Chillers #1, 1974); Dracula vs Father Bordia, Louis Belski & Lyza Pyne vampirized (Dracula Lives #4, 1974); Dracula vs Gorna Storski (Tomb of Dracula #22, 1974); first appearance of Hannibal King (Tomb of Dracula #25, 1974); Blade vs Legion of the Damned (Vampire Tales#8-9/Marvel Preview #3, 1974-1975); Brotherhood of Judas destroyed by Morbius (Vampire Tales #11, 1975); Adri Nital revealed to be vampire (Tomb of Dracula #28, 1975); Howard the Duck slew Hellcow (Giant-Size Man-Thing #5, 1975); history of Marianne de la Triana recounted (Tomb of Dracula #48, 1976); Invaders vs Baron Blood (Invaders #7-9, 1976); Black Baron vs Captain Britain (Super Spider-Man and Captain Britain #232-238, 1977); Solomon Kane investigated vampirism of Julka (Savage Sword of Conan #26, 1978); Dracula vs Torgo for leadership of Earth's vampires (Tomb of Dracula #70, 1979); Howard the Duck encountered Dracula, Harold H. Harold vampirized (Howard the Duck #5, 1980); Odette Byelai vampirized by Dracula, killed herself (Tomb of Dracula #5, 1980); Dalton Cartwright vs Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider #48, 1980); Dracula vs Gordski (Defenders #95, 1981); Daughters of the Dragon vs Angela Freeman (Bizarre Adventures #25, 1981); Rachel van Helsing vampirized by Dracula, killed by Wolverine (Uncanny X-Men Annual #6, 1982); revealed how Varnae made Dracula lord of Earth's vampires (Bizarre Adventures #33, 1982); Doctor Strange cast Montesi Formula, all vampires but Hannibal King slain (Doctor Strange #59-62, 1983); Victor Strange revealed as vampire, Varnae resurrected, Montesi Formula weakened (Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #11-13, 1989-1990); in Hyborian times, Varnae vs Conan & Red Sonja (Conan the Barbarian #244-245, 1991); Ghost Rider vs Night Terror (Ghost Rider Annual #1, 1994); Dracula clone Bloodstorm created (Nightstalkers #14, 1994); Taj Nital vampirized (Nightstalkers #17-18, 1994); Hannibal King vs Navarro, vampirized Tatjana Stiles (Journey into Mystery #520-521, 1998); Blade & Spider-Man vs Henry Sage (Marvel Team-Up #7, 1998); Wolverine vs Ezra Asher (Wolverine: Black Rio, 1998); Kenneth Crichton transformed into new Baron Blood, Holy Grail claimed by Baroness (Union Jack #1-3, 1998-1999); Gambit & Blade vs Francois Chicault (Gambit #4, 1999); William Poprycz vampirized by Baron Blood (Captain America #20-21, 1999); Blade vs Silverfangs (Blade #1-6, 1999-2000); M vs Arthur de la Courte (Generation X #60-62, 2000); Nosferati bloodline revealed (Bloodstone #1-4, 2001-2002); Runaways vs Topher (Runaways #7-10, 2003-2004); complete tale of Dracula's first battle with Harker family & allies (Stoker's Dracula #1-4, 2004-2005); Mortuus Invitus, Blade, Noah Tremayne & his hunters vs Adze, Charniputra, Yiki Onna & other vampire tribes to oppose Dracula's ascension ritual (Tomb of Dracula #1-4, 2004-2005); Baroness Blood's vampires vs Invaders (Invaders #4-5, 2005); Nina Price revealed to be vampire/werewolf (Amazing Fantasy #10-12, 2005); Lilith & Nina Price among S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Howling Commandos (Nick Fury's Howling Commandos #1-6, 2005-2006); Black Panther & Blade vs Montagues (Black Panther #12-13, 2006); revealed how Dracula & Apocalypse opposed each other (X-Men: Apocalypse vs Dracula #1-4, 2006); Blade learned his father was Lucas Cross, ritual performed to resurrect dead vampires (Blade #1-12, 2006-2007)


First Appearance: Children of the Voyager #1 (1993)
Origin: Children of the Voyager #4 (1993)
Significant Issues: Cast from the Cascade, journeyed to Earth, began imbuing creations with fragments of self (Children of the Voyager #4, 1993); reabsorbed William Nicholls (Children of the Voyager #3, 1993); reabsorbed offspring Elise Abakan back (Children of the Voyager #1, 1993); confronted Sam Wantling & Harriet Homerstone (Children of the Voyager #2, 1993); invaded Sam & Harriet's sanctuary (Children of the Voyager #3, 1993); bonded with Sam Wantling, escaped Earth dimension (Children of the Voyager #4, 1993)


First Appearance: Marvel Mystery Comics #14 (1940)
Origin: Doctor Strange: Sorceror Supreme #26 (1991)
Significant Issues: Gideon Harkins & Silver One vs Solomon Kane (Savage Sword of Conan #14, 1976); history of Peter Snubb related (Monsters Unleashed! #5, 1974); history of Countess von Schmidt related (Monsters Unleashed! #6, 1974); Hodiah Twist vs Jeffrey Winters (Marvel Preview #16, 1978); Llhupa Sanders vs Vision (Marvel Mystery Comics #14, 1940); Werewolf vs Human Torch & Toro (Human Torch Comics #24, 1946); first appearance of Donald Dugan (Suspense #19, 1952); transformation & death of Waldo Forrest (Menace #3, 1953); first appearance of Beast-Man (Marvel Tales #113, 1953); death of Loki the werewolf (Journey into Mystery #13, 1953); transformation & death of Kenneth Long (Menace #9, 1954); first appearance of Albert Winter (Uncanny Tales #22, 1954); death of Hugo von Stahl (Mystery Tales #25, 1955); first appearance of Howler (Marvel: The Lost Generation #6, 2000); transformation & death of Martin Killian (Creatures on the Loose #13, 1971); first appearance of Tom Burke (Chamber of Chills #7, 1973); first appearance of Ned Glinsky (Monsters Unleashed! #3, 1973); death of Eric Conroy (Monsters Unleashed! #4, 1974); Jack Russell first became Werewolf (Marvel Spotlight #2, 1972); first appearance of Raymond Coker (Werewolf by Night #11, 1973); Lissa Russell's lycanthropy activated, cured by Taboo (Werewolf by Night #28-30, 1975); Black Baron vs Captain Britain (Super Spider-Man and Captain Britain #232-238, 1977); Werewolf vs Braineaters (Marvel Comics Presents #55-59, 1990); Werewolf & Ghost Rider vs Braineaters (Marvel Comics Presents #109-112, 1992); first appearance of Council of Werewolves (Wolverine '99 Annual, 1999); Sister Ursula vs Spider-Woman, infected Cheryl Lansing (Spider-Woman #12-13, 2000); Nina Price revealed to be vampire/werewolf (Amazing Fantasy #10-12, 2005); Warwolf & Nina Price among S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Howling Commandos (Nick Fury's Howling Commandos #1-6, 2005-2006); Werewolf met Rhona Stuart (Legion of Monsters: Werewolf by Night #1, 2007)


First Appearance: Marvel Spotlight #5 (1972)
Origin: Ghost Rider #77 (1983); Ghost Rider #43 (1993)
Significant Issues: In ancient past coveted Medallion of Power, opposed by Blood & Spirits of Vengeance (Ghost Rider #43, 1993); some Blood worshipped Zarathos as Fallen (Ghost Rider #45, 1994); alongside Spirits of Vengeance, merged into Medallion, Blood split it to prevent his return (Ghost Rider #43, 1993); brought back to Earth by K’nutu, led his tribe to power, Mephisto sent soulless prince to shake faith of Zarathos’ followers, captured Zarathos’ soul, wiped his memory & used him as servant over subsequent centuries eventually placing him within Johnny Blaze (Ghost Rider #77, 1983); possessed Max Parrish, vs St. Germaine, forced to vacate body through Johnny Storm’s quick thinking (Before the Fantastic Four: The Storms #3, 2001); temporarily separated from Blaze by Azaziah (Ghost Rider #43-44, 1980); Mephisto separated Zarathos & Blaze temporarily as part of wager against Asmodeus (Ghost Rider #76, 1983); memories restored by Nightmare, convinced to let Blaze descend into despair intending to then imprison Blaze’s mind in Nightmare’s realm while Zarathos walked the world in Blaze’s form unfettered by Blaze’s conscience, Blaze rallied & escaped (Ghost Rider #77, 1983); Centurious revealed he was soulless prince of centuries past, removed Blaze’s soul leaving weakened Zarathos alone in host body, Zarathos freed Blaze’s soul & vacated body to enter Soul Crystal & pursue vengeance against Centurious (Ghost Rider #80-81, 1983); freed by Beyonder to attack Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #274, 1986); spirit emerged from within freed Centurious, allied with Lilith (Ghost Rider #43-44, 1993); Lilith & her brood trapped in Shadow Side dimension by Midnight Sons, Fallen returned to Zarathos’ side (Ghost Rider & Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance #17, 1993); sent Fallen to convert or kill other Blood (Ghost Rider #45, 1994); alongside followers, confronted by combined Midnight Sons, teleported himself & Ghost Rider/Dan Ketch away to talk, admitted he felt kinship to his ancient foe, drained life from Ghost Rider thus killing Dan (Ghost Rider & Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance #18, 1994); Midnight Sons slew Fallen, Ghost Rider’s essence weakened Zarathos from within, Blade used enchanted sword to turn Zarathos to stone (Midnight Sons Unlimited #4, 1994); Blackheart used Blaze to summon Zarathos’ soul back & remerged them temporarily (Ghost Rider: Crossroads, 1995)

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