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All-New OHotMU A-Z Bibliography

#2: Benny Beckley to Crazy Eight


Last Updated: 4/25/06

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Beckley, Benny

First Appearance: Comet Man #1 (1987)
Significant Issues: Kidnapped, experimented on, gained powers (Comet Man #1-6, 1987); awoken from vegetative state, killed Superior (Marvel Comics Presents #52-53, 1990); fought father and Captain Marvel (Captain Marvel #7, 2000)

Bedlam (Jesse Aaronson)

First Appearance: X-Force #82 (1998)
Significant Issues: With Domino & X-Force, vs Grayznova (X-Force #82, 1998); reunited with brother, declined to join his New Hellions, sided with X-Force against him (X-Force #87-90, 1999); received martial arts memories (X-Force #94, 1999); trained by Wisdom (X-Force #107, 2000); seemingly killed in explosion (X-Force #115, 2001); crucified on Xavier Institute grounds, died (Uncanny X-Men #423, 2003)

Berserker

First Appearance: Avengers #207 (1981)
Significant Issues: Freed from entombment, battled Avengers, banished to Shadow Realm (Avengers #207-208, 1981)

Beta Ray Bill

First Appearance: Thor #337 (1983)
Significant Issues: Claimed Mjolnir from Thor, given Stormbreaker (Thor #337-340, 1983-1984); led Asgard vs Surtur (Thor #350-354, 1984-1985); vs Orack (Thor #411-413, 1989-1990); vs Ego (Thor Annual #16, 1991); settled New Korbin, joined "Thor Corps" (Thor #439-441, 1991); imprisoned by Tyrant (Silver Surfer #81-82, 1993); formed Star Masters (Star Masters #1-3, 1995-1996); given cosmic powers (Cosmic Powers Unlimited #5, 1996); resumed original powers (Thor #30, 2000); witnessed death of Odin (Thor #40, 2001); fought in Ragnarok, sent away by Thor (Thor #82-85, 2004); vs Galactus, New Korbin destroyed, took form of Simon Walters (Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta Ray Bill #1-6, 2005)

Big Wheel

First Appearance and Origin: Amazing Spider-Man #182 (1978)
Significant Issues: Swindled by Rocket Racer, contemplated suicide (Amazing Spider-Man #182, 1978); became Big Wheel, vs Rocket Racer (Amazing Spider-Man #183, 1978); vs Spider-Man, defeated (Spider-Man: Secret of the Sinister Six, 2002); appeared at Venom auction (Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #6, 2004); joined Villains Anonymous (Spider-Man Unlimited #12, 2005)

Black Box

First Appearance: (As Bashur) Deadpool: The Circle Chase #2 (1993); (as Commcast) Deadpool: The Circle Chase #3 (1993); (as Black Box) Cable & Deadpool #15 (2005)
Significant Issues: With Executive Elite, employed to kill Deadpool, failed (Deadpool: The Circle Chase #2-3, 1993); declined assignment to kill Sabretooth (X-Men Unlimited #3, 1993); considered by Xavier as a means to recovering lost computer files (X-Men #38, 1994); aided V-Battalion in locating Dallas Riordan (Thunderbolts #51, 2001); brainwashed Deadpool into attacking Cable (Cable & Deadpool #15, 2005); tracked by X-Force (Cable & Deadpool #18, 2005); obtained & employed Dominus Objective, opposed by Cable & Deadpool (Cable & Deadpool #21-23, 2005)

Black Dragon

First Appearance: Power Man and Iron Fist #118 (1985)
Significant Issues: Created Shou-Lao the Undying, twice leveled K'un-Lun (Power Man and Iron Fist #119, 1985); vs Iron Fist, Power Man, Colleen Wing, Doctor Druid & Lei-Kung the Thunderer, banished to Earth (Power Man and Iron Fist #118-120, 1985); vs Iron Fist, Power Man, Colleen Wing, Misty Knight & Tyrone King/Master Khan, slain (Power Man and Iron Fist #122, 1986); resurrected and genetically poisoned by Nightshade (Black Panther #38, 2002); laid eggs (Black Panther #40, 2002); took form of Mephisto, swapped minds with Everett K. Ross (Black Panther #30 & 34, 2001); sought aid from Avengers & Defenders, failed (Black Panther #34-35 & 38, 2001-2002); Black Panther destroyed eggs, Chiantang sent Iron Fist vs Panther, Chiantang returned to true form, assaulted Wakanda, trapped in human form and imprisoned in Wakanda (Black Panther #38-40, 2002)

Black Widow (Claire Voyant)

First Appearance and Origin: Mystic Comics #4 (1940)
Significant Issues: Killed Garvey Lang (Mystic Comics #5, 1941); killed Lewis & Sykes for selling munitions to the Axis (Mystic Comics #7, 1941); targeted Karl Koodamore (USA Comics #5, 1942); accompanied Invaders on European mission (Marvels #1, 1994); killed Ogor, healed his victim (All-Select Comics #1, 1943); revealed to have been active post-war (Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #9, 2004)

Blaquesmith

First Appearance: (Unidentified) X-Men: Prime (1995); (identified) Cable #21 (1995)
Significant Issues: First met Rachel Summers, joined Askani (X-Men: Phoenix #1-3, 1999-2000); traveled to past of Earth-616, detected Nate Grey's arrival, reunited with Cable (X-Men: Prime/Cable #21, 1995); tracked Nate, warned Xavier of perceived threat (X-Man #6 & 8-10, 1995); with Cable, opposed Nate (Cable #29-30/X-Man #14/Cable #31, 1996); attacked by Onslaught (Cable #32, 1996); captured by Rama-Tut, rescued by Cable (Cable #57, 1998); met Ozymandias, learned of the Twelve (Cable #64-67, 1999); hired Gauntlet to assassinate merged Cyclops/Apocalypse (X-Men: The Search For Cyclops #1-4, 2001); with Cable, opposed Dark Sisterhood (Cable #89-91, 2001); impersonated by Novotny (Soldier X #1-3, 2002); with Cable's Underground, opposed Weapon X (Weapon X #6-13, 2003)

Blindspot

First Appearance: Rogue #7 (2005)
Significant Issues: Accompanied Rogue, Mystique & Sunfire on mission (Rogue #10, 2005); restored Silver Samurai's criminal tendencies (Rogue #8, 2005); helped Silver Samurai become Oyabun (Rogue #9, 2005); removed Rogue's memories of being in the X-Men, set her against them (Rogue #11, 2005); restored Rogue's memories, departed (Rogue #12, 2005)

Blizzard (Donald Gill)

First Appearance: Iron Man #223 (1987)
Significant Issues: Gregor Shapanka's exploits (Tales of Suspense #45/Iron Man #86-87/Fantastic Four #405/Marvel Team-Up #56/Iron Man #123-124 & 126-127/Incredible Hulk #249/Amazing Spider-Man Annual #20, 1963/1976/1995/1977/1979/1980/ 1986); Donald Gill became Blizzard, alongside Beetle & Blacklash, vs Iron Man, Jim Rhodes & Force, captured (Iron Man #223-224, 1987); freed from custody by Rhino for Hammer, became intensely loyal to Hammer, alongside Iron Man, vs Ghost, captured again, learned Hammer had used him as a bargaining chip in negotiations with Tony Stark, who took an interest in reforming him (Iron Man #238-240, 1989); Gill's spare Blizzard suit used by Randy Macklin to battle Iron Man, who defeated him and then offered Macklin a job (Marvel Holiday Special 1993, 1994); partnered with Beetle & Blacklash, worked for Spymaster, tried to loot Stark Enterprises after Stark's seeming demise, vs Iron Man/Jim Rhodes & Avengers, captured by Doctor Pym (Iron Man #285-286, 1992); attended A.I.M. Weapons Expo, alongside dozens of other criminals, vs Captain America (Captain America #412-414, 1993); testified against Tinkerer during Trapster's lawsuit, engaged in courtroom brawl & subdued by She-Hulk (Sensational She-Hulk #59, 1994); while Gill was in prison, an alternate Blizzard served with Hammer super-agents, intervened in conflict between Silver Sable's Wild Pack and Latisha's street gang alliance, vs Wild Pack, apparently killed Latisha's brother Morris (Silver Sable and the Wild Pack #21-22, 1994); in Seagate Prison, Gill participated in Hammer-orchestrated breakout attempt alongside Boomerang & Whirlwind, subdued by ex-Beetle Abe Jenkins (Thunderbolts #26, 1999); alongside fellow Hammer agents Hydro-Man, Speed Demon & Whiplash, vs Beetle & Thunderbolts, captured, told Thunderbolts about Seagate incident and Hammer's telepathic Seagate mole, Mentallo (Thunderbolts #35-37, 2000); as free agent, vs New Warriors, savagely beaten into submission by sentient Iron Man armor, arrested (New Warriors #9, 2000); at Coney Island, vs Iron Man (Iron Man #41, 2001); as part of Four Winds mercenary army, vs Agent X & others (Agent X #6, 2003); tried to freeze world with A.I.M.'s Cryo-Cannon, thwarted by Avengers, ineffectually attacked She-Hulk, tricked into getting drunk by She-Hulk, captured (She-Hulk #1, 2004); paroled, joined Thunderbolts, scorned by Songbird, vs Fathom Five, struggled with lack of confidence and deteriorating suit, helped save United Nations from Great Game contestants, became friendly with Speed Demon, talked into playing hooky at Big Apple Gentleman's Club strip joint alongside Speed Demon & Joystick, helped save Manhattan from Hydra (New Thunderbolts #1-6, 2005); became acclaimed celebrity hero along with fellow Thunderbolts, tried to stop Speed Demon from stealing, subdued & hung from a bridge by Speed Demon, helped separate Namor & Radioactive Man during mission to Atlantis, manipulated by Purple Man, contained exploding Atlas, helped defeat Purple Man (New Thunderbolts #7-10 & 12, 2005); fired from Thunderbolts by new leader Songbird, began spending his nights drinking at the Big Apple, recruited by MACH-4 and Fixer into Zemo's alliance of ex-Thunderbolts, Blizzard suit enhanced by Fixer, helped recruit Blackout into group (New Thunderbolts #13-19, 2005-2006)

Blob

First Appearance: X-Men #3 (1964)
Significant Issues: Invited to join X-Men, opposed them (X-Men #3, 1964); joined Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, vs X-Men, quit Brotherhood (X-Men #7, 1964); with Factor Three, vs X-Men (X-Men #37-39, 1967); captured by Sentinels, freed by X-Men (X-Men #59-60, 1969); led Brotherhood, traded with Krueger, vs X-Men (X-Men: The Hidden Years #11-14, 2000-2001); with Brotherhood, vs Beast (Amazing Adventures #12-13, 1972); briefly reformed Factor Three, captured Humus Sapien (Thunderbolts #33 & 55, 1999 & 2001); captured by Secret Empire, freed by X-Men, Captain America & Falcon (Captain America #174-175, 1974); with restructured Brotherhood, vs Xavier and Defenders, regressed to infancy by Alpha (Defenders #15-16, 1974); restored to adulthood, with Brotherhood vs Champions (X-Men #104/Champions #17, 1977/1978); joined faux Defenders, vs real Defenders (Defenders #63-65, 1978); joined Mystique's Brotherhood, vs X-Men (X-Men #140-141/Uncanny X–Men #142, 1981); with Brotherhood, vs Avengers (Avengers Annual #10, 1981); with Unus, vs Hulk (Marvel Fanfare #7, 1983); witnessed Unus' seemed death, vs Spider-Man & Black Cat (Spectacular Spider-Man #91, 1984); joined Freedom Force, vs X-Men & Magneto (Uncanny X-Men #199, 1985); with Freedom Force, vs X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #206, 1986); with Freedom Force, vs X-Factor (X-Factor #8-10, 1986); with Freedom Force, vs Avengers (Avengers Annual #15, 1986); with Freedom Force, helped train new Captain America (Captain America #333-334, 1987); with Freedom Force, vs X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #223-227, 1987-1988); with Freedom Force, vs New Mutants (New Mutants #65, 1988); with Freedom Force, vs Cyclops & Marvel Girl/Jean Grey (X-Factor #30-31, 1988); with Freedom Force & Captain America, vs Resistants (Captain America #346, 1988); with Pyro, vs Daredevil (Daredevil #269, 1989); with Freedom Force, vs The Grip (Marvel Comics Presents #41, 1990); with Freedom Force, vs New Mutants, Rusty & Skids (New Mutants #78, 80 & 82, 1990); with Freedom Force, vs Reavers (Uncanny X-Men #255, 1990); with Pyro & Avalanche, vs Avengers (Avengers #312/Punisher #29, 1990); with Freedom Force, vs Hulk (Incredible Hulk #369, 1990); with Freedom Force, vs Cable & New Mutants (New Mutants #86-89, 1990); with Freedom Force, vs Firestar (Marvel Comics Presents #84-86, 1991); with Freedom Force & Avengers, opposed Vault breakout (Avengers: Deathtrap – The Vault, 1991); with Freedom Force, vs Desert Sword (New Mutants Annual #7/Uncanny X-Men Annual #15/X-Factor Annual #6, 1991); joined Toad's Brotherhood, vs X-Force (X-Force #5-9, 1991-1992); with Brotherhood, vs X-Factor (X-Factor #82, 1992); with Brotherhood, vs Darkhawk, Spider-Man, Portal & Sleepwalker (Darkhawk #19-20/Sleepwalker #17, 1992); overlooked for recruitment into Acolytes (X-Men Unlimited #2, 1993); with Brotherhood, met Empyrean (X-Men Annual #2, 1993); with Brotherhood & Empyrean, vs X-Men (X-Men: Time Gliders #1-4, 1995); vs Strong Guy (X-Factor #107, 1994); became agent of Onslaught, powers augmented (X-Force #52, 1996); vs Maverick (Maverick #5, 1998); led Brotherhood, vs Cerebro (Uncanny X-Men #363/X-Men #83/Uncanny X-Men #364, 1999); with Brotherhood, vs X-51 (X-51 #1-2, 1999); vs Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #11, 1999); with Brotherhood, vs X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #388/Cable #87, 2000); joined Magneto's Genoshan army, vs X-Men (X-Men #112, 2001); attacked rodeo (X-Men Unlimited #33, 2001); joined X-Corps (Uncanny X-Men #401-406, 2002); attacked Institute, defeated by students (New X-Men: Academy X #14-15, 2005); depowered, attempted suicide (House of M: The Day After #1, 2005); met journalist Sally Floyd (Generation M #3, 2006)

Bloodwraith

First Appearance: (As Dolan) Black Knight #2 (1990); (as Bloodwraith) Avengers Annual #22 (1993); (as Black Wraith) Avengers Unplugged #6 (1996)
Significant Issues: Served as Black Knight's squire (Black Knight #2-4/Avengers Spotlight #39, 1990); transformed into Bloodwraith (Avengers Annual #22, 1993); killed Flame & Foam, vs Deadpool & Black Knight, slew Victoria Bentley (Avengers #366, 1993); went into seclusion, drawn out by sensing evil of Morgan le Fay, mistakenly slew Namor, vs Andromeda, conflict between the good and evil spirits within Ebony Blade revealed, fell under sway of Morgan le Fay, restored to Sean Dolan form by Namor, lost Blade (Namor the Sub-Mariner #60-62/Fantastic Four: Atlantis Rising #1, 1995); stole Proctor's blade, transformed into Black Wraith, resumed human form after regaining Ebony Blade (Avengers Unplugged #6, 1996); served as volunteer humanitarian aid worker in Slorenia, transformed by Blade and spirits of Slorenian dead into gigantic menace (Avengers #36-37, 2001)

Bogatyri

First Appearance: Avengers West Coast #87 (1992)
Significant Issues: Attempted to freeze North America, thwarted by Avengers & Wolverine (Avengers West Coast #87-88, 1992); Zvezda quit Bogatyri, briefly allied with Doctor Demonicus before allying with Avengers & Klaw against his forces, gave U.S.Agent parting kiss (Avengers West Coast #93-95, 1993)

Bogeyman

First Appearance: (Mentioned) Power Pack #1 (1984); (seen) Power Pack #2 (1984)
Significant Issues: First met Power Pack, decided they were mutants (Power Pack #2, 1984); armed with battlesuit, attacked, warned off by Hogun (Power Pack #14-15, 1985); kidnapped Rebecca Littehale, vs Power Pack & New Mutants (Power Pack #39-40, 1988); became demon, targeted Powers family during "Inferno" (Power Pack #42-42, 1988-1989); possessed Cage (Cage #18-20, 1993)

Bont, Alexander

First Appearance: Daredevil #66 (2004)
Significant Issues: In 1936, vs the Angel (Daredevil #66, 2004); in 1945, shot the Defender (Daredevil #67, 2005); in modern times, first met Matt Murdock (Daredevil #67, 2005); received MGH (Daredevil #69, 2005); attempted to exposed Daredevil's secret identity, fought him, died (Daredevil #70, 2005)

Boom-Boom

First Appearance: (As Tabitha/Boom-Boom/Time Bomb) Secret Wars II #5 (1985); (surname revealed) New Mutants Summer Special #1 (1990); (as Boomer) New Mutants #100 (1991); (as Meltdown) X-Force #51 (1996)
Significant Issues: Met Beyonder, warned Avengers of his threat (Secret Wars II #5, 1985); first joined Fallen Angels, left to become X-Factor trainee (X-Factor #11-12, 1986-1987); rejoined Fallen Angels (X-Factor #17/Fallen Angels #3, 1987); returned to X-Factor, with trainees vs the Right (X-Factor #22-23, 1987); with trainees, freed Ship from Apocalypse's control (X-Factor #28, 1988); with trainees, sent to boarding school, co-founded X-Terminators, with New Mutants vs demons (X-Factor Annual #3/X-Terminators #1-4/New Mutants #72-73, 1988-1989); with X-Terminators, joined New Mutants (New Mutants #76/X-Factor #41, 1989); with New Mutants, visited Asgard, opposed Hela (New Mutants #78-87, 1989-1990); met Cable, aided him vs Freedom Force (New Mutants #89, 1990); with New Mutants & others, vs MLF, first kissed Cannonball (New Mutants #93-94, 1990); with New Mutants & others, vs Cameron Hodge in Genosha (Uncanny X-Men #270-272/New Mutants #95-97/X-Factor #60-62, 1990-1991); joined X-Force (New Mutants #100/X-Force #1, 1991); with X-Force & others, vs Proteus (New Mutants Annual #7/New Warriors Annual #1/Uncanny X-Men Annual #15/X-Factor Annual #6, 1991); with X-Force, vs X-Factor & X-Men (X-Factor #84/X-Men #14/X-Force #16/Uncanny X-Men #295, 1992); with Cannonball, X-Men & X-Factor, vs MLF, jaw broken (X-Factor #85/X-Men #15, 1992); captured by Externals, rescued by X-Force (X-Force #21-23, 1993); captured by Fenris as part of Younghunt, rescued by X-Force & New Warriors (X-Force #32-33/New Warriors #45-46, 1994); began tending to Sabretooth (X-Force #46, 1995); confronted by teammates over Sabretooth (X-Force #48, 1995); reconciled with father (X-Force #49, 1995); confronted Sabretooth (Uncanny X-Men #328, 1996); single-handedly defeated Blob (X-Force #52, 1996); began relationship with Sunspot (X-Force #75-76, 1998); reconciled with Cannonball (X-Force #84, 1998); began training under Pete Wisdom (X-Force #106, 2000); renewed relationship with Cannonball (X-Force #110, 2001); with X-Force, vs new X-Force, defeated by U-Go Girl (X-Force #117, 2001); joined Cable's Underground, opposed Weapon X (Weapon X #6-13, 2003); rejoined X-Force, vs Skornn (X-Force #2-6, 2004)

Boudreaux, Bella Donna

First Appearance: X-Men #8 (1992)
Significant Issues: Married Gambit (Gambit #1, 1999); with X-Men & Ghost Rider/Dan Ketch, opposed Brood, nearly killed (X-Men #8/Ghost Rider #26/X-Men #9, 1992); in coma, memories absorbed by Rogue, healed by Elixir of Life (Gambit #2-4, 1994); became leader of Assassins' Guild (X-Men #39, 1994); sought revenge on Rogue (Rogue #1-4, 1995); took out contract on Gambit's life (Gambit #15, 2000); reconciled with Gambit, agreed to unite Guilds (Gambit #19, 2000); romanced Bandit, betrayed by him (Gambit #11-12, 2005)

Bounty

First Appearance: Fantastic Four #14 (1999)
Significant Issues: Aided Fantastic Four vs Bacchae, Hippolyta & Pluto (Fantastic Four #20-22, 1999); defeated Titania (Fantastic Four #22, 1999); farewell with Grimm (Fantastic Four #24, 1999); allied with Spider-Man (Peter Parker: Spider-Man Annual 2000)

Brood

First Appearance: (Brood) Uncanny X-Men #155 (1982); (Acanti) Uncanny X-Men #156 (1982); (Star Sharks, cameo) Uncanny X-Men #162 (1982); (Star Sharks, fully) Uncanny X-Men #164 (1982); (Empress & Firstborn) X-Men/Brood: Day of Wrath #1 (1996)
Significant Issues: Eidolon Host conflict recounted (War Machine #23, 1996); Queen allied with Devros, opposed by Mar-Vell (Untold Legend of Captain Marvel #1-3, 1997); first encountered X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #155-157, 1982); Imperiatrix attacked X-Men, defeated, homeworld destroyed (Uncanny X-Men #161-167, 1982-1983); Queen encountered Magik & Lockheed (New Mutants #63, 1988); Queen landed on Earth in Star Shark, implanted mutants, killed by X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #218 & 232-234, 1987 & 1988); Queen attempted to infiltrate Assassins' Guild, opposed by X-Men, Ghost Rider/Dan Ketch, & Bella Donna (Ghost Rider #26/X-Men #9, 1992); Queen sought to capture Gambit & Ghost Rider/Dan Ketch, defeated with aid of Wolverine (Ghost Rider #67-68, 1995); Firstborn sent to kill rogue Queen Hannah Conover, opposed by X-Men (X-Men/Brood: Day of Wrath #1-2, 1996); Queen opposed Wolverine (Wolverine vs the Brood Queen #1, 1999); Imperiatrix allied with Badoon, sought to infect Earth's heroes, defeated (Contest of Champions II #1-5, 1999-2000); Queen hunted by Tyrus Krill, opposed by Wolverine (Wolverine 2000 Annual, 2000); attempted invasion of Earth, repelled by X-Men & Fantastic Four (X4 #1-5, 2005); returned to Earth, opposed by Ms. Marvel/Carol Danvers (Ms. Marvel #1, 2006)

Bruiser

First Appearance: Runaways #1 (2003)
Significant Issues: Mutant powers first emerged (Runaways #5, 2003); with teammates, first met Cloak & Dagger (Runaways #11-12, 2004); with teammates, confronted Pride & Gibborim, destroyed sacrificial cannister (Runaways #15-17, 2004); briefly placed in foster care with X-Corporation, reunited with teammates (Runaways #18, 2004); with teammates, vs Wrecking Crew, defeated Excavator (Runaways #1, 2005); with teammates, vs Excelsior (Runaways #2-3, 2005); with teammates, vs Doombot (Runaways #5, 2005); with teammates, aided Cloak in exposing imposter, met new Avengers, punched Wolverine (Runaways #9-12, 2005-2006)

B-Sides

First Appearance: B-Sides #1 (2001)
Significant Issues: Team formed, vs Doctor Dark, Kree & Skrulls, met Fantastic Four (B-Sides #1-3, 2001-2002)

Bug

First Appearance: Micronauts #1 (1978)
Significant Issues: First met Acroyear (Micronauts #38, 1982); forced to fight in the Great Games (Micronauts Annual #1, 1979); joined Micronauts (Micronauts #1, 1978); led assault against Colonial Governor on Kaliklak (Micronauts #14, 1980); death of Jasmine (Micronauts #18, 1981); quest for the Enigma Force (Micronauts #31-34, 1981); Karza reclaimed control of Homeworld (Micronauts #50, 1983); returned to Kaliklak (Micronauts #56, 1984); Homeworld genocide, Baron Karza defeated (Micronauts #58, 1984); traveled & fell in love with Solitaire (Micronauts: The New Voyages #6, 1985); sacrificed life for Microverse as a Prime Being (Micronauts: The New Voyages #20, 1986); reformed, alongside Cable & others, vs Psycho-Man (Cable #37-38, 1997); traveled through Earth space & time, witnessed key moments in history (Bug #1, 1997); aided Captain Marvel/Genis (Captain Marvel #7, 2000)

Bushmaster, John

First Appearance: Iron Fist #15 (1977)
Significant Issues: Assaulted by former lover Misty Knight (Marvel Team-Up #63, 1977); sent Cage after Knight, empowered by Burstein, buried in explosion (Power Man and Iron Fist #48-49, 1977-1978); transformed into inert steel (Power Man and Iron Fist #63, 1981); Cruz had Burstein create Power Men in the Black Hole in effort to make the process safer; process refined by interaction with Cage (Cage #3-8, 1992); John Bushmaster brought to St. Croix, reversed transfer, slew Cruz, became Power Master, overloaded and exploded (Cage #12, 1993)

Buzz

First Appearance: Spider-Girl #12 (1999)
Significant Issues: First became the Buzz (Buzz #1, 2000); first met Spider-Girl as the Buzz (Spider-Girl #18, 2000); joined New Warriors (Spider-Girl #42, 2002); secret identity discovered by Spider-Girl (Spider-Girl #50, 2002); parents abducted (Spider-Girl #69, 2004); helped defeat Jade (Spider-Girl #70, 2004); joined fight vs Loki (Last Hero Standing #1-5, 2005)

Cagliostro

First Appearance: (Mentioned) Fear #9 (1972); (seen) Dracula Lives #5 (1974)
Significant Issues: Tutored Doctor Doom (Iron Man #149, 1981); slew Murgo, stole Darkhold, began enmity with Dracula (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #15, 1990); gave potion to Jacques DuBois to animate stone gargoyle against Dracula (Dracula Lives #3, 1973); encountered time-traveling Captain Marvel/Monica Rambeau (Marvel Fanfare #42, 1989); vs Dracula, Lorenza vamped (Dracula Lives #5, 1974); sent Montplier against Dracula (Dracula Lives #6, 1974); arrested during Inquistion, escaped to live with Gypsies while sending a magical doppelganger of himself to be imprisoned (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #8, 1989); death of doppelganger (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #10, 1989); romanced and tutored Marie Laveau (Dracula Lives #2, 1973); journal found by Marko (Fear #9, 1972); Jackson Kubbard claimed to be reincarnation of Cagliostro (Dracula Lives #1, 1973); took blood sample from Baron Blood/Victor Strange (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme Annual #2, 1992)

Caliban

First Appearance: (As Caliban) Uncanny X-Men #148 (1981); (as Hellhound) X-Factor #24 (1988); (as Death) Uncanny X-Men #294 (1992); (as Pestilence) Cable #73 (1999)
Significant Issues: First encountered X-Men & Spider-Woman/Jessica Drew (Uncanny X-Men #148, 1981); cared for ailing Kitty Pryde (Uncanny X-Men #169-170, 1983); almost married Pryde (Uncanny X-Men #179, 1984); merged with Xavier by Kulan Gath (Uncanny X-Men #190-191, 1985); saved from Marauders by Power Pack & X-Factor (Power Pack #27/X-Factor #11, 1986); joined X-Factor (X-Factor #17, 1987); betrayed X-Factor, allied himself with Apocalypse (X-Factor #24, 1988); transformed by Apocalypse (X-Factor #50, 1990); vs Archangel (X-Factor #53, 1990); vs Sabretooth (New Mutants #90-91, 1990); joined Apocalypse's Horsemen as Death, vs X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #294/X-Factor #84/X-Force #16, 1992); rematch with Sabretooth (Uncanny X-Men Annual #18, 1994); with Cable, Domino & Storm, vs Dark Riders (Cable #17-19, 1994); joined X-Force (Cable #21/X-Force #44, 1995); began suffering seizures (X-Force #65, 1997); returned to Apocalypse (X-Force #70/Cable #53, 1997/1998); transformed by Apocalypse into Pestilence, vs X-Force, captured Cable (Cable #73-74, 1999); captured X-Man (X-Man #59-60, 2000); released from Apocalypse's servitude (X-Men: The Search For Cyclops #3, 2001); rejoined X-Force, vs Skornn (X-Force #4-6, 2005)

Callisto

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #169 (1983)
Significant Issues: Abducted Angel, lost Morlock leadership to Storm (Uncanny X-Men #169-171, 1983); saved Xavier's life (Uncanny X-Men #190-191, 1985); allied with Mikhail Rasputin (Uncanny X-Men #292-293, 1993); allied with Storm against Masque (X-Treme X-Men #37-39, 2004); joined Xavier's efforts to rebuild Genosha (Excalibur #2, 2004)

Calypso

First Appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #209 (1980)
Significant Issues: Goaded Kraven into resuming hunt for Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #209, 1980); used Lizard to torment Spider-Man (Spider-Man #1-4, 1990); possessed Daredevil (Daredevil #310-311, 1992); killed by Lizard (Web of Spider-Man #109, 1994); resurrected (Peter Parker: Spider-Man '97 Annual, 1997); killed by Alyosha Kravinoff (Spectacular Spider-Man #253, 1998)

Captain U.K.

First Appearance: (Mentioned) Marvel Superheroes #379 (1981); (seen) Marvel Superheroes #388 (1982)
Significant Issues: Fled Earth-238 massacre, arrived on Earth-616 (The Daredevils #7, 1983); informed Brian Braddock of Jaspers' threat, nearly killed by Fury (The Daredevils #8-11, 1983); confronted Fury (Mighty World of Marvel #12, 1984); attended Merlyn's funeral (Mighty World of Marvel #13, 1984); partnered with Betsy Braddock (Captain Britain #13, 1986); reunited with Rick, overthrew Sat-Yr9 (Captain Britain #14, 1986); defended Brian against rest of Corps (Excalibur #44-45, 1991); briefly joined new Excalibur team to help free Otherworld from Mastermind's control (Excalibur: Sword of Power #1-4, 2001); helped prevent spread of Scarlet Witch's reality warp damage (Uncanny X-Men #465, 2005)

Captain Ultra

First Appearance: Fantastic Four #177 (1976)
Significant Issues: Rejected by Frightful Four (Fantastic Four #177, 1976); briefly joined Defenders, flirted with Hellcat, feuded with Jack of Hearts, battled Whirlwind and other villains (Defenders #62-64, 1978); abducted by Grandmaster & Death along with the rest of Earth's superheroes (Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1, 1982); moved to Chicago, clashed with Thor (Thor #336, 1983); cured of pyrophobia by Doc Samson in Poughkeepsie, moved to New York, became stand-up comic, fought Ekl'r (Marvel Comics Presents #50, 1990); saved Camp Gray from Counselor-in-Chief (What The--?! #15, 1991); amicably settled Plantman's Christmas tree grievances (Marvel Holiday Special #1, 1991); saved Wash Basin from Mud Pi (Marvel Holiday Special 1994); declined offer of Great Lakes Avengers membership (GLA #2-3, 2005)

Captain Universe

First Appearance: Micronauts #8 (1979)
Significant Issues: Possessed Ray Coffin (Micronauts #8, 1979); possessed Steve Coffin (Marvel Spotlight #9, 1980); possessed Ann Stanford & Clare Dodgson (Marvel Spotlight #10, 1981); possessed Monty Walsh (Marvel Spotlight #11, 1981); possessed Arcturus Rann & Doctor Strange (Micronauts #35, 1981); possessed Bruce Banner (Incredible Hulk Annual #10, 1981); possessed unknown woman (Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1, 1982); possessed Delayne Masters (Marvel Fanfare #25, 1986); possessed Evan Swann (Web of Spider-Man Annual #5, 1989); began possession of Spider-Man (Spectacular Spider-Man #158, 1989); Spider-Man gained full power (Amazing Spider-Man #329, 1990); possessed Eddie Price (Web of Spider-Man Annual #6, 1990); possessed L'Matto (Guardians of the Galaxy #30-33, 1992-1993); possessed Elijah Jackson (Marvel Comics Presents #148, 1994); possessed unknown person (X-Men and Captain Universe: Sleeping Giants #1, 1994); possessed Roland Taylor (Cosmic Powers Unlimited #5, 1996); possessed Ted Simmons (Amazing Fantasy #13, 2005); Uni-Power began quest into power fluctuations (Amazing Fantasy #14, 2005); possessed Hulk, past possession of Gilbert Wiles revealed (Captain Universe/Incredible Hulk #1, 2005); possessed Daredevil (Captain Universe/Daredevil #1, 2005); possessed X-23 (Captain Universe/X-23 #1, 2005); possessed Invisible Woman & Gladiator (Captain Universe/Invisible Woman #1, 2005); possessed Krosakis, Silver Surfer & Gabriel Vargas (Captain Universe/Silver Surfer #1, 2005)

Caretakers

First Appearance: (Adventures Into) Fear #21 (1974)
Significant Issues: Fortisquian colonizers sent to Earth, crashed, Caretakers formed, Daemond separated (Fear #21/Fantastic Four #316, 1974/1988); created Werewolves, guided creation of Cat People, empowered future Sphinx & Merlin Demonspawn (Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #27, 1991); created Children of the Comet (Fear #21, 1974); Morbius encountered Caretakers, Daemond, Tara, Children of the Comet, all save Morbius seemingly destroyed (Fear #21-22 & 25-26; 1974-1975)

Cassidy, Black Tom

First Appearance: (In shadow) X-Men #99 (1976); (fully) X-Men #101 (1976)
Significant Issues: With Juggernaut, first opposed X-Men (X-Men #101-103, 1976-1977); with Juggernaut & Siryn, vs X-Men & Spider-Woman/Jessica Drew (Spider-Woman #37-38, 1981); sent Juggernaut to capture Madame Web, watched Juggernaut be defeated by Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #229-230, 1982); briefly possessed Juggernaut's powers (Marvel Team-Up #150, 1984); with Juggernaut, vs X-Force & Spider-Man, bombed World Trade Center, shot by Cable, delivered to Tolliver, sent for treatment (X-Force #1-3/Spider-Man #16/X-Force #4-5, 1991); Juggernaut obtained information on Tom's condition from Genetech (Thunderstrike #2, 1993); released from treatment, with Juggernaut, vs Deadpool (Deadpool: The Circle Chase #1-2, 1993); reunited with Theresa, imprisoned (X-Force #31, 1994); with Juggernaut, vs Deadpool, Banshee & Siryn, condition stabilized by Killebrew (Deadpool #1-4, 1994); transformed into plant-like form, captured Generation X, menaced Banshee, opposed by Penance (Generation X #23-25, 1997); with X-Men, helped restore Juggernaut's power (Uncanny X-Men #361, 1998); with X-Men, prevented Juggernaut from destroying alternate dimension (X-Men #88/Uncanny X-Men #369, 1999); with Juggernaut & Mondo, vs Generation X (Generation X #60-61, 2000); with Juggernaut, vs Cyclops (Cyclops #1-2, 2001); fully transformed, vs Juggernaut & X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #410-412, 2002); joined Exodus' Brotherhood, vs X-Men, pulled into black hole (X-Men #161-164, 2004-2005)

Celestials

First Appearance: Eternals #2 (1976)
Significant Issues: Devron & Gamiel made Hulk and Devil Dinosaur battle (Marvel Monsters: Devil Dinosaur #1, 2005); First Host planted seeds of genetic mutation in humanity (What If..? #23, 1980); history of Hosts revealed (Eternals #7, 1977); fourth Host arrived (Eternals #1-2, 1976); saved from Deviants by Forgotten One (Eternals #13, 1977); fought Destroyer & Uni-Mind, accepted Young Gods (Thor #300, 1980); judged Pangoria (Thor #387-389, 1988); prevented from judging Rejects & Chosen (X-Factor #50, 1990); Celestial born in the Black Galaxy (Thor #419-424, 1990); vs Watchers (Fantastic Four #400, 1995); judged Franklin's Counter-Earth (Heroes Reborn: The Return #1-4, 1997); brought Machine Man into their midst (X-51 #12, 2000)

Centennial

First Appearance: Alpha Flight #1 (2004)
Significant Issues: Awakened from coma by Sasquatch, joined new Alpha Flight (Alpha Flight #1, 2004); helped free original Alpha Flight from Plodex (Alpha Flight #6, 2004); returned to ancestral home, reunited with great-grandson (Alpha Flight #7-8, 2004); with Alpha Flight, vs Big Hero 6 (Alpha Flight #9, 2005); learned Nemesis was long-lost love Amelia (Alpha Flight #10, 2005); vision of him having died and buried next to Nemesis (Alpha Flight #12, 2005)

Centurious

First Appearance: Ghost Rider #74 (1982)
Significant Issues: Encountered Blaze (Ghost Rider #74, 1982); vs Ghost Rider in Holly (Ghost Rider #80-81, 1983); allied with Lilith, Zarathos returned (Ghost Rider #41-43/Spirits of Vengeance #14-16, 1993); final battle with Blaze (Spirits of Vengeance #23, 1994)

Cerebro/Cerebra

First Appearance: (As Cyberno) X-Men #40 (1968); (as Cerebro) X-Men #7 (1964); (as Founder) Uncanny X-Men #360 (1998); (as Cerebra) New X-Men #114 (2001)
Significant Issues: Xavier used Cyberno to locate Scott Summers (X-Men #40, 1968); modified by Xavier, renamed Cerebro (X-Men #51, 1968); radar-image beam added (X-Men #11, 1965); multi-frequency booster added (X-Men #27, 1966); damaged by Factor Three, repaired (X-Men #32-35, 1967); helmet attachment added (X-Men #36, 1967); Forge created portable booster unit (Uncanny X-Men #300, 1993); self-destruct activated by Banshee to prevent Phalanx accessing files (Uncanny X-Men #316, 1994); rebuilt by Xavier, overloaded, repaired by Bishop (X-Men #51/Uncanny X-Men #334, 1996); Bastion gained access to Xavier's files (X-Men #65, 1997); Cerebro became sentient, briefly created faux X-Men, vs X-Men, defeated (Uncanny X-Men #360 & 362-364/X-Men #80 & 82-84, 1998-1999); Xavier built modified version (X-Men Unlimited #23, 1999); upgraded to spherical chamber model (Uncanny X-Men #381/X-Men #100, 2000); Beast built Cerebra, successfully tested by Xavier (New X-Men #114, 2001); Cerebra upgraded (New X-Men #156/Uncanny X-Men #444/Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: X-Men 2004, 2004)

Cerise

First Appearance: (In shadow) Excalibur #46 (1992); (fully) Excalibur #47 (1992)
Significant Issues: First arrived on Earth (Excalibur #46-47, 1992); with Excalibur, vs Necrom (Excalibur #48-50, 1992); mutiny revealed, sentenced to serving Lilandra (Excalibur #68-70, 1993)

Challenger

First Appearance and Origin: Daring Mystery Comics #7 (1941)
Significant Issues: Visited lost Roman colony in Africa (Daring Mystery Comics #7, 1941); vs League of Crime (Mystic Comics #8, 1942); vs the Lizard (Mystic Comics #10, 1942); revealed to have remained active following the war (Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #9, 2005); revealed to have been hurled forward in time (She-Hulk #11, 2005)

Chamber

First Appearance: (Cameo) Generation X Ashcan Edition (1994); (fully) Generation X #1 (1994)
Significant Issues: Attacked by Emplate, joined Generation X (Generation X #1, 1994); kissed by Husk (Generation X #6, 1995); vs Omega Red (Generation X #10-11, 1995-1996); betrayed by Gayle, reconciled with her (Generation X #12-14, 1996); briefly abducted by Onslaught (X-Men #49, 1996); briefly made whole by Glorian (Generation X #28, 1997); with Generation X, alongside Spider-Man, vs Major Love (Marvel Team-Up #1, 1997); temporarily lost telepathic speech (Generation X #42-45, 1998); bitten by Dracula (Generation X vs Dracula 1998 Annual, 1998); with Generation X, alongside New Warriors, vs Biohazard (New Warriors #5, 2000); Generation X disbanded, invited to join X-Men (Generation X #75, 2001); briefly romanced Sugar Kane, joined X-Men (Uncanny X-Men #395-398, 2001); reunited with former Generation X teammates (Uncanny X-Men #403, 2002); enrolled at E.S.U. to investigate mutant murders, opted to become teacher at Xavier’s (Chamber #1-4, 2002); went undercover with Weapon X, face & body restored, seemingly assassinated Sublime, disappeared while infiltrating Neverland (Weapon X #15-20, 2003-2004); impersonated by Pride member (Runaways #1-6, 2005); depowered, left in critical condition (Generation M #1, 2005)

Cheney, Lila

First Appearance: New Mutants Annual #1 (1984)
Significant Issues: Met Sam's family (New Mutants #42, 1986); kidnapped by Spyder (New Mutants #67-70, 1988); aided Deathbird vs Warskrulls (Uncanny X-Men #269-270 & 273-277, 1990-1991); aided X-Force vs S.H.I.E.L.D. (X-Force #19-22, 1993); vs Jornik, K'lanti (X-Factor #110-111, 1995); Jorken/Kront war (Strong Guy Reborn #1, 1997); reunited with Sam (X-Treme X-Men #24, 2003)

China Force

First Appearance: (In shadow, unidentified) Alpha Flight #64 (1988); (fully) Alpha Flight #66 (1989)
Significant Issues: Jade Dragon rebelled, aided Alpha Flight vs Dreamqueen, teleported to Canada (Alpha Flight #59-61, 1988); Jade Dragon deemed an illegal alien, confronted by China Force (Alpha Flight #64-66, 1988); China Force captured Jade Dragon, influenced by Dreamqueen, vs Alpha Flight, sent home (Alpha Flight #69, 1989); Dog, Horse & Monkey involved in plot to take over Hong Kong (Marvel Graphic Novel: Rick Mason – The Agent, 1989); China Force vs 3Peace & MLF, Rabbit killed (X-Force Annual #3, 1994)

Code: Blue

First Appearance and Origin: Thor #426 (1990)
Significant Issues: First mission, rescued hostage from Wrecking Crew (Thor #426, 1990); Majowski injured, pursued Ulik to Asgard (Thor #449-450, 1992); death of Jackson (Thunderstrike #7, 1994); vs Officer Z.E.R.O (Thunderstrike #8, 1994); survived attempt by city to shut them down (Thunderstrike #13-16, 1994-1995)

Cole, Kasper

First Appearance: Black Panther #50 (2002)
Significant Issues: Adopted Black Panther identity, vs 66 Bridges (Black Panther #50-56, 2002-2003); underwent Rite of Ascension, took herb, gained powers (Black Panther #59-62, 2003); joined forces with Rhodey's "crew" (The Crew #1-7, 2003-2004)

Collective Man

First Appearance: (Cameo) Incredible Hulk #250 (1980); (fully) Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1 (1982)
Significant Issues: Encountered Silver Surfer (Incredible Hulk #250, 1980); participated in "contest of champions" (Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1-3, 1982); vs Ho Ti, mother died (Marvel Comics Presents #55, 1990); with 3Peace, vs China Force & MLF (X-Force Annual #3, 1994); captured by Marduk, powers enhanced, destroyed by Citizen V, powers reverse-engineered by V-Battalion (Citizen V & The V-Battalion: The Everlasting #2-3, 2001); reformed, vs X-Men (X-Men #159-160, 2004)

Collector

First Appearance: Avengers #28 (1966)
Significant Issues: Monster collection escaped thanks to Mole Man (Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl #1, 2005); first tried to capture Avengers (Avengers #28, 1966); vs Avengers aboard his ship, restored Goliath's powers (Avengers #51, 1968); vs Iron Man (Iron Man #26, 1970); vs Avengers in Rutland (Avengers #119, 1974); vs Hulk, Glob and Man-Thing (Incredible Hulk #197-198, 1976); manipulated and abducted various Avengers behind the scenes while his daughter Carina romanced Korvac (Avengers #159-161, 165-168, & 170-171, 1977-1978); captured nearly all the Avengers, defeated by Hawkeye, background revealed, slain by Korvac (Avengers #172-174, 1978); resurrected by Grandmaster's sacrifice (Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #3, 1982); vs Spider-Man & Alpha Flight (Marvel Team-Up Annual #7, 1984); helped Grandmaster lure Avengers into Death's realm, tried to collect Espirita, Matani temporarily resurrected (West Coast Avengers Annual #2/Silver Surfer #3, 1987); conspired with Elders against Silver Surfer and Galactus, consumed by Galactus (Silver Surfer #3-4, 7 & 9-10, 1987-1988); restored by Lord Chaos & Master Order (Silver Surfer #17-19, 1988-1989); lost soul gem to Thanos, beaten by Runner (Thanos Quest #2, 1990); manipulated Brethren into attacking Earth, revealed own alien form, vs Avengers, seemingly destroyed by Brethren (Avengers #334-339, 1991); employed Collection Agency and tricked Silver Surfer into seeking madness-inducing virus for him, lost virus (Silver Surfer #58-61 & 64, 1991-1992); allied with Galen Kor's Lunatic Legion in plot to capture Avengers (Avengers #366, 1993); sought to steal Lyja's egg (Fantastic Four #389, 1994); created haven from Galactus for endangered beings, haven compromised by Aria & Wolverine, haven consumed by Galactus (Wolverine #134-138, 1999)

Contingency

First Appearance: Wolverine/Captain America #1 (2004)
Significant Issues: Stole chip from Forge, vs Wolverine (Wolverine/Captain America #1, 2004); vs Wolverine, Captain America & Warbird (Wolverine/Captain America #2, 2004); vs Captain America in New York City (Wolverine/Captain America #3, 2004); double-crossed A.I.M., all but Rapture captured (Wolverine/Captain America #4, 2004)

Crazy Eight

First Appearance: Incredible Hulk #380 (1991)
Significant Issues: Executed for murder of Senator Hartwell (Incredible Hulk #380, 1991)

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