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Official Index to the Marvel Universe #1 cover
Welcome to the official Key page for the Official Index to the Marvel Universe, the new series that aspires to catalogue as many of Marvel's approximately 32,000 published comics as is humanly possible!

Each issue will present a Key to abbreviations included therein, while this list will serve as an over-arching abbreviations list, updated regularly as the series progresses.

Last Updated: 01/11/09

General Key

  • 1st - in chronologies this usually refers to the first appearance. When it means another first, such as the first time a character is mentioned, a clarification (eg, 1st mention) is included.
  • Ann - Annual
  • app - appearance
  • bts - a behind the scenes appearance, where a character was not seen, but nonetheless impacted on the story in some way.
  • chr - chronologically. Differentiates between the real last and next appearances, and revised last and next appearances created by flashbacks and other continuity inserts.
  • fb - flashback. An appearance set in a time frame earlier than the rest of a given issue's story.
  • HC - Hardcover
  • inc - including. Used when referring to a character within a group or an item within a location (eg, X-Mansion inc Danger Room)
  • prev - previous. Used when referring to a specific number of characters that all share the same fact (eg, prev 4 1st or prev 3 chr next in...)
  • Spec - Special

Issue #1 Key

  • AA - Amazing Adventures
  • ACap - Adventures of Captain America
  • AF - Amazing Fantasy
  • AI:RIM - Age of Innocence: The Rebirth of Iron Man
  • AllWC - All-Winners Comics
  • ASM - Amazing Spider-Man
  • AT - Astonishing Tales
  • Av - Avengers
  • Av:EMH - Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
  • AvS - Avengers Spotlight
  • BA - Bizarre Adventures
  • Cap - Captain America
  • Cap:SoL - Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty
  • CapC - Captain America Comics
  • CD - ClanDestine
  • CM - Captain Marvel
  • DBCW - Daily Bugle Civil War Newspaper Special
  • DD - Daredevil
  • Def - Defenders
  • DHKF - Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  • DP - Deadpool
  • DrS - Doctor Strange
  • Ex - Excalibur
  • Ex:XXC - Excalibur: XX Crossing
  • FF - Fantastic Four
  • FF:WGCM - Fantastic Four: The World's Greatest Comic Magazine!
  • FNSM - Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man
  • Gam - Gambit
  • GenX - Generation X
  • GSSH - Giant-Size Super Heroes
  • Hulk - Incredible Hulk
  • Ice - Iceman
  • IM - Iron Man
  • IM:EM - Iron Man: Enter the Mandarin
  • IM:IA - Iron Man: The Iron Age
  • Inv - Invaders
  • JIM - Journey Into Mystery
  • KZ - Ka-Zar
  • L:SS - Logan: Shadow Society
  • M:H&L - Marvel: Heroes & Legends
  • M:LG - Marvel: The Lost Generation
  • M:S&L - Marvel: Shadows and Light
  • MA - Marvel Age
  • MaxS:DP - Maximum Security: Dangerous Planet
  • MCP - Marvel Comics Presents
  • MDS - Marvel Double Shot
  • MGN:RMA - Marvel Graphic Novel: Rick Mason, The Agent
  • MHol - Marvel Holiday Special
  • MKSM - Marvel Knights: Spider-Man
  • MM:MOTP - Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl
  • MOF - Monster of Frankenstein
  • MSH - Marvel Super-Heroes
  • MsM - Ms Marvel
  • MT - Marvel Tales
  • MTIO - Marvel Two-in-One
  • MTU - Marvel Team-Up
  • Mv - Marvels
  • MysT - Mystery Tales
  • NW - New Warriors
  • OHMU - Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe
  • OHMU:DE - Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition
  • OHMU:H - Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Hulk
  • OHMU:SM - Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Spider-Man
  • OMIX - Official Marvel Index to the X-Men
  • PPSM - Peter Parker: Spider-Man
  • PPSSM - Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man
  • PY1 - Punisher Year One
  • RRC - Red Raven Comics
  • S - Sentry
  • S/SM - Sentry/Spider-Man
  • S/X - Sentry/X-Men
  • SAv - Solo Avengers
  • SenSM - Sensational Spider-Man
  • SH - She-Hulk
  • SM:PL - Spider-Man: Parallel Lives
  • SM/HT - Spider-Man/Human Torch
  • SMU - Spider-Man Unlimited
  • SpSM - Spectacular Spider-Man
  • SpSMag - Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine
  • ST - Strange Tales
  • SW - Spider-Woman
  • Tb - Thunderbolts
  • Tb:Z - Thunderbolts Present Zemo: Born Better
  • Thor - Thor
  • Thor:GS - Thor: Godstorm
  • ThorCp - Thor Corps
  • TOS - Tales of Suspense
  • TTA - Tales to Astonish
  • TWOS - Tangled Web of Spider-Man
  • UA - Unlimited Access
  • UO - Uncanny Origins
  • UTOS - Untold Tales of Spider-Man
  • UTOS:SE - Untold Tales of Spider-Man: Strange Encounters
  • UXM - Uncanny X-Men
  • W/C:GG - Wolverine/Cable: Guts and Glory
  • Web:TS - Webspinners: Tales of Spider-Man
  • WOSM - Web of Spider-Man
  • X - X-Men
  • X:ES - X-Men: Endangered Species
  • X:HY - X-Men: The Hidden Years
  • X:L - X-Men: Legacy
  • X:MT - X-Men: Magneto - Testament
  • X:OMO - X-Men: Odd Men Out
  • X:WA - X-Men: The Wedding Album
  • XCD - X-Men & The ClanDestine
  • XFac - X-Factor
  • XMF - X-Men Forever
  • XMU - X-Men Unlimited
  • XX - X-Treme X-Men