ARIA - Zennan female, former inmate on Collector's "Prisonworld," possessed Wolverine and then convinced him to come to Prisonworld with her to free the inmates, sacrificed life trying to control Galactus
    *D*--Wolverine II#133, (named) 135, (true form) 136 (133-137, 138d)

ARIA - Needy Women of Reno, ran in Summer Solstice Burnout, dark hair
    --Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu#1

ARIA - Needy Women of Reno, ran in Summer Solstice Burnout, light hair
    --Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu#1

ARIADNE - Greek mythology, gave Theseus the thread which he used to escape the Labyrinth
    --[Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#9: Olympians: Dionysus sub-profile]

ARIADNE - Spider-Woman (Carpenter)'s second choice of super-hero name (after Arachne)--Spider-Woman II#2

    (I#14, D#4, M, OH: Women, OH: Av2005, SecWar, net)--

ARIANA - Aris race, daughter of Jood'l, secondary ruler
    (app-aris)--Marvel Comics Presents#149/3

ARIANE - Galadorian, leader of underground opposing tyranny of second generation Spaceknights, killed by them in a brutal battle against Rom.
    one eye, eyepatch
    *D*--Rom#73 (74d)

ARIANE of Earth-73012 - Kambda Kai, daughter of Septegundus, attempted to seduce Brak, slain by him.
   *D* (app) --Savage Tales I#7/2 (8/2, The Sorceress

ARIANNA - Needy Women of Reno, ran in Summer Solstice Burnout
    --Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu#1

ARICA INSTITUTE - led by Oscar Ichazo, worship Toham Kum Rah
    --[Doc Samson II#2/2]

ARIDES - Kree warrior, super soldier prototype, son of Fal-Zon.
    fly + project destructive energy beams
    -SHATTERSTAR* (2006#1, app)--Inhumans I#3 (4(fb), 3-5, Avengers I#383

ARIEL - Coconut Grove, ancestor of the Fallen Angel Ariel, inspired character in Shakespeare’s play
    --[Fallen Angels#7]

ARIEL - Zephyrland, Four, musician, discovered means to break Virago's spell with music
    (app-zeph)--Sub-Mariner I#64 (65-69)

ARIEL - see SHADOWCAT (I#1)--Marvel Graphic Novel#5 (Uncanny X-Men#171?

ARIEL - Coconut Grove, mutant, Fallen Angels, originally sent to earth to gather mutants for her scientists to study, organized Fallen Angels and brought them to Coconut Grove, imprisoned with them when they discovered she was a mutant, helped friends to escape, exiled on earth
    (U#1,net)--Fallen Angels#2 (3(fb), 2-8

ARIEL - Woman from the future, sister of Bartow, accidentally traveled to present, allied with Spider-Man and others against Doctor Octopus (Octavius), fell in love with Spider-Man. (TV) 
    --Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends: "Spidey Meets the Girl from Tomorrow"

ARIELLE of Reality-93060 - Godwheel, enemy of Lord Pumpkin; namesake of Lord Tavon's daughter
    --Lord Pumpkin#0

ARIELLE of Reality-93060 - Godwheel, adopted daughter of Necromantra, daughter of Lord Tavon, named for the brave knight
    --Lord Pumpkin/Necromantra#1

ARIES (Marcus Lassiter) - Zodiac Cartel, based in Atlanta, Georgia, served lengthy term as leader, killed in the course of his unsuccessful independent attempt to hold Manhattan for ransom
    Wore dense horns, used Zodiac Key
    *D* (D#15,20,app)—Avengers I#72 ([80,81, Daredevil I#69], Av82d)

ARIES (Grover Raymond) - Zodiac Cartel, based in Chicago, led attempt to use the Star-Blazer to kill every Manhattan citizen who was born under the Gemini, merged with Rafe Michel and Lucifer, died when ionic power proved too much and killed both he and Michel, corpse drained of ionic power by Count Nefaria
    *D* (D#15,20,app)—Avengers I#120 ([120(fb)], 120-122,[123], Ghost Rider II#7(fb), Captain America I#177,178d, Iron Man Annual 1999

ARIES - see Mr. Zodiac (app)--Spider-Man Zaps Mr. Zodiac

ARIES - see One-Man Zodiac (app)--Ghost Rider II#6

ARIES (Oscar Gordon) - Zodiac Cartel, attempted to kill Jim Rhodes, defeated and arrested, killed by android Zodiac
    (D#15,20, app)*D*-- Iron Man I#184 ( West Coast Avengers II#26d)

ARIES - LMD Zodiac, battled Defenders under Scorpio, taken into custody, battled East and West Coast Avengers under Quicksilver
    red shirt, green pants, bare arms, brown boots, horns
    (D#15,app)--Defenders I#49,50 (West Coast Avengers Annual#1

ARIES - LMD Zodiac, battled West Coast Avengers under Scorpio, deactivated in Ankh dimension.
    silver and red body armor + horns
    (app)--West Coast Avengers II#26 (27,28

ARIES ( ) - Zodiac (Ecliptic).
    superhuman strength, horns, used gun
    (app, net)--Alpha Flight II#12 (Weapon X#1

ARIES (Horst Brandauer) - "New" Zodiac, organized by "World Trust" Scorpio
   German male, carries staff
    (app)--New Warriors IV#4 (New Warriors IV#4-5, Dark Reign: Zodiac#1-2

ARIGUAN race (Ragnar/Master of the Sun?, R’Ruothk’ar) - enemies of the Spartoi, contracted by Shakati for Gareth to kill Jason’s lover and son, eventually tracked down and took the Master of the Sun for punishment, apparently took over R’Ralmis
    (app)--Marvel Preview#4, 11(named) (4/11(fb), 11, Marvel Spotlight II#6, Starlord#2

ARIMANES - demon of Hell, servant of Mephisto, tortured Loki in Mephisto's absence until defeated by Thor
    --Thor I#482

ARIMA of Earth-691 - planet in Centauri system, former home of Alphans
    --Guardians of the Galaxy#25

ARIMATHES of Earth-Hercules 2300 - son of Hercules and Layana Sweetwater, emperor of Wilamean
    (app)--Marvel Graphic Novel: Hercules: Full Circle (GN(fb) GN, Marvel Comics Presents#39-41

ARIOCH of the Hyborian era - arch-rival of Xionbarg, duke of chaos
    --Conan the Barbarian I#15

ARIOCH - extradimensional demon sorcerer, lord of chaos, agent of Shuma-Gorath, identity and powers absorbed by Dr. Strange in order to combat Shuma-Gorath.
    extremely powerful, humanoid appearance, long blond hair,grey skin
     --Strange Tales II#13/2 ([14/2-16/2]

ARION - slaver + torturer, brother of Arak
    *D* (app-shak)--Marvel Preview#11

ARION - Microverse, prince of Ravellon, betrothed to Sunpyre
     --[Big Hero Six#3/2 (2009)]

ARIOSTRO of the Hyborian era - Argossean king, financed Conan's purchase of the Red Lion to thwart the threat of the red shadows
    (app)--Conan of the Isles

ARIOSOPHISTS - see THULE SOCIETY--Captain America: Hail Hydra#1 (2011)

ARIS race (Ariana, Jood'l) - extraterrestrial, Bianca system, Shiar galaxy, brought Starjammers to planet to retrieve power crystals (delta gems) from deep below surface where they were guarded by a demon, used gems to power force field to shield them from Shiar invasion (specifically the Ghrand Jhar).
    (app)--Marvel Comics Presents#149/2

ARISEN TYRK - see TYRK, ARISEN (app)--Creatures on the Loose#35, Marvel Premiere#46

ARISHEM the JUDGE - Celestials, leader of fourth host, member of first-third hosts, passes judgment on planets and races, judged against Pangoria, formerly utilized Brethran as exterminators
    (I#2,D#2,M)--Eternals I#2 (Incredible Hulk#117 (fb), W? I#23/2(UXM An13/3), Av I#339(fb), Et I#2-4, 7, 12, ThorAn7, Thor284, 291, 300, Et II#8,12, Thor387-389, XFac50, F4 An23, Quas24, 25, Av339, FForce7, F4#400, HR:tR#4

ARISNAUB of the Hyborian era - god
    --Conan the Barbarian I#173

ARISTA - Karidian child, observed Silver Surfer saving their sun
    (app-kardians)--Silver Surfer III#103

ARISTIS of the Hyborian era - Children of Bast
    (app-children)--Conan the Barbarian I#226

ARIZE - Mojoverse, creator of Longshot
    (app)--[Longshot I#3], 5 (5(fb), 6(fb), XM An1, UXM An16, XFac An7

ARIZONA ANNIE - see Arizona Girl
    (Outlaw Files, net-preff)--Wild West#2

ARIZONA GIRL (Annie    ) -
    ARIZONA ANNIE--Marvel Westerns: Kid Colt and the Arizona Girl#1 

    (net-preff)--Arizona Kid#1

ARJAI-USH - Kree, Lunatic Legion
    --Captain Marvel I#37

ARK (Aletha, Noah, People of the Ark) - immense spacecraft populated by an xt race whose planet was destroyed in a meteor shower, initially sought to find a new home, but eventually came to regard the ark as their own home
    (app)--Marvel Super Special#10 (10(fb), 10

ARK of BEZAZEL - used by Deacon to obtain the Elixir of the Rock of Etam and a pair of magic daggers.
    Zadkiel granted whatever weapons were needed to one of his faithful who reached through its magic portal.
    --Ghost Rider VI#25

ARK of OMON-RAH - Biphasia, jammed in mountain that divides realms, home of palace of Searlord
    (app-biph)--Giant-Size Werewolf by Night#5

ARKADY ?? - Mountain Men
    (app-sophiakharkov)--Marvel Comics Presents#25/4

ARKANIAN, GLIB - Laxidazian man, owner of Glib's Grog and Grub
    (app)--Captain Marvel III#1 (4-5, Captain Marvel IV#14(fb), 32, 33

ARKASH - Sakaar Imperial
    --World War Hulk: Warbound#2/2 (2/2 (fb)

ARKHAM TOWER of Earth-9602 - Fisk Tower + Arkham Asylum

ARKIN the WEAK - Mountain Giant, cousin of Loki, dwelled in Asgard, loved Knorda in vain, informed her of Thor’s banishment in effort to gain her favor, which prompted an attack of the Mountain Giants on Asgard, which was actually a trap set by Odin
    --Journey into Mystery I#109/2

ARKASH - Sakaar Imperial
    --World War Hulk: Warbound#3/2 (2/2 (fb)

ARKO - Asgardian warrior, Crimson Hawks, husband of Deilla, father of unnamed son, fought against Surtur + Ymir
    protective armor, metal staff
    (app)--Thor423/2 (454/2(fb2,3), 423/2,424/2, 425, 454(fb3), 453/2, 454,454/2,455, 459

ARKON the MAGNIFICENT - leader of Polemachus, consort of Thundra, former ally of Enchantress, frequently attacks other worlds to locate power source to recharge illumination rings around planet, attempted to pit Earth-616, Earth-A, and the 5th Dimension against each other as part of alliance with I.T. in hopes that the nuclear conflagration could be absorbed by his world, inspired series of sword and sorcery movies on Earth.
    Uses lightning bolt-like weapons for attacks or interdimensional transport
    (app)-the IMPERION (I#1,D#1,M,net)--Avengers I#75 (76, 84, F4#163(fb), 160, [161], 162, UXM An3, 5, WCA II#31, DocIII#12,13, AvWC#75, Av357,358, Quick3(fb),2,3, [HsfH An1998] AvIII#17(fb),18(fb),18, ASM II#658

ARKON’S LIGHTNING BOLTS - destructive lightning bolts hurled by Arkon, held in back-mounted quiver
    (app-Arkon)--Avengers I#75 (

ARKUS - Atlantean, cousin of Namor + Byrrah + Dara, military officer
    --Sub-Mariner I#63 ( Marvel Comics Presents#12/4

ARKWRIGHT, LEN - master of Ecky Thump, participated in the martial arts tournament of the Warlord of the Savage Land    
    (app-warlord)--Super Soldiers#7

ARLINGTON, ARNETTA of Earth-93060 - city council, bribed by Peter Russell to let him buy Playland
    --Night Man I#7 (8, 15, 17-19

ARLINGTON, Dr. MARCUS III - physician, briefly given healing powers by Nate Grey
    --X-Man#34 (35,[36],38

ARLISS, CLIFTON - former head of Monnano ,hired Yith to kill Curt Connors to prevent him from revealing that their fertilizers caused cancer, killed by Yith
  *D*--Spider-Man: Quality of Life#1(2-4

ARLISS, DIANE-see DIANE ARLISS NEWELL--Sub-Mariner I#5 (6-8,15,19,21,25-29,31,36,39,41-47

ARLISS, DIANE of Earth X - sister to Tiger Shark, ex-wife of Stingray, kept imprisoned until Grimm accidentally set her free, exposure to terrigen mists
    amphibious appearance with gills and talons
    --Universe X Special: 4

ARLO ?? - friend of Primal
    (app-prim)--X-Men Unlimited#16

ARLOK - Uranian Eternal, chief engineer, ally of Uranos, killed and captured by Kree while attempting to return to earth, vivisection by Kree led to creation of the Inhumans
    *D*--W? I#26/2(27/2d)

A. R. M. (Jakob Eisen) - opposed to integration of mutants into society, fought X-Corp
    - Acculturation Resistance Movement--Uncanny X-Men#402 (403-405

ARM of KX'ULTHUUM - demon limb, granted onto Fafnir by Scarlet Mage after Kx'ulthuum's death
    (app-faf)--Conan the Barbarian I#170

ARMADA (David Breyer) - ultimate android of Shadow Consortium, created by Dante.
    heavily armored, fly, fire therma-blasts
    --Nova II#11

ARMADA ( ) - criminal, stole DIT chip for Mysterio, uses miniature machines (Shirley, Tricia, Penelope) to which he has pathological attachments
    (net)--Sensational Spider-Man#0 (Amazing Spider-Man I#408, 413(fb), 413, Civil War: War Crimes#1

ARMADILLO (Antonio Rodriguez) - Hood's army, Texas Rangers, mutated by Karl Malus, Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation, Ultimate Brawling, former henchman of Malus, went on rampage after found that wife was being unfaithful to him, imprisoned in the Vault, fighter.
    Dense + thick hide, razor sharp claws, enhanced size + strength
    AWESOME ARMADILLO, Mr. A (D#1, M, AMW, app)—Captain America I#308 (308(fb), 308(She-Hulk II#30), Cap316, 340, Avengers Spotlight#26, Marvel Graphic Novel: Avengers: Deathtrap: The Vault, Fantastic Four I#336, Spider-Man: Breakout#3(fb), Thunderbolts Annual 1997(fb), Deadline#2, Thunderbolts#76-81, She-Hulk III#9(fb), New Avengers#1,2,3(fb/4(fb), Spider-Man Unlimited II#12(fb), New Warriors III#1, Civil War#7, Punisher War Journal II#4, [Super-Villain Team-Up/MODOK's 11#1 (fb), 4 (fb)], 1-5, New Avengers#35

ARMAGEDDON (Arm'Chedon) - leader of Troyjan race, father of Trauma, attempted to siphon life force of Hulk to resurrect his son.
    Vast energy powers
    (app)—Incredible Hulk II#413 (464(fb), 413-416, [455,456, 459,461,462],463,464

ARMEGEDDON of Earth-Nocturne-Exiles (    ) - son of Apocalypse, turned against him and joined X-Men
    --Exiles#41 (42


ARMAGEDDON MAN ( ) - mutant, parents mutated by nuclear testing in the forties at Alamogordo, captured in 1959 by Colonel Danville, placed in suspended animation, held at Alamogordo project, stolen and revived by King Bedlam's Hellions to force money from US government, defeated by X-Force, placed in custody of Senator Danville
    (app)--X-Force I#88 (89(fb1), 88-90

ARMAK - primitive man, possessed Arnold Nicholson
    —Thor I#231

ARMAND ?? - former servant of Lilith-Daughter of Dracula, slain by Dracula
    *D*--Dracula: Lord of the Undead#1 (3

ARMAROS - Grigori, slaughtered by Oliver and the Stalkers
    (app-grigori)--Punisher IV#3

ARMATI - shamaness, priestess of Ormuz, wife of Kulan Gath

ARMAZIEL - angel, engaged in chess-like game with Sammael, which represented a literal struggle between the forces of Heaven and Hell
    (app)--Hellstorm#7 ([7(fb)], [4(fb)], 4, 5, 7

ARMAJESUITS (Beatrice) - religious cult following Beatrice, freed Domino for her and placed her under father Boschelli's care, followed Beatrice into Project: Armageddon in attempt to slay the Weapon/Lazarus
    - KEEPERs of HARMONY--Domino II#1, (named) 4 (1-4

ARMBRUSTER, Col. JOHN D. "JACK" - former head of Hulkbuster base, sacrificed life to save president from an organic bomb (inside Talbot duplicate) from Russia
    *D* (app)--Incredible Hulk II#164 (165-168, 171-174, 179, 180, 182, 184, 185d)

ARMECHADON - homeworld of Tantalus
    --[Blackwulf#7],8 (9,10

ARMECHADONIANS (Blackwulf, Hept-Supht, Kulkulk, Talon, Underground)
    - natives of Armechadon

ARMED RESPONSE ( ) - armored warriors designed by Stuart Clarke (Rampage), agents of Lotus, originally posed as security force for hire
    --Wonder Man II#10, 16 ([1, 3, 6], 10, [11, 13], 16-19, 21, Avengers Two: Wonder Man & Beast#2

ARMEJIAN, BRUNO of Earth-93060 - able to summon beings from the Wold

ARMLESS TIGER MAN (Gustav Hertz) - former German factory worker, lost arms in machinery accident, developed hatred for machinery, sent to USA to sabotage their factories, defeated and captured by the Angel
    (app)--(g) Marvel Mystery Comics#26

ARMOND, Dr. - Stark Industries, designed Longarm armor
    (app-la)--Shadows & Lite#1/3

ARMONK - American vessel assaulted by fifth columnists, saved from sinking by Sub-Mariner
    --Human Torch Comics#2

ARMOR (Hisako Ichiki*) - X-Men, mutant
    generate psionic armor
XM: MC-MF)--Astonishing X-Men#4; (Armor) #20 (21-24, Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men#1

armor - ordered by Landau, Luckman, & Lake by Wolverine for ??, given to Lindsay McCabe and worn by Tyger Tiger to defend her after she had been nearly drained of blood by Bloodscream.
    Virtually indestructible, almost impossible to remove without training, built for female form
    --Wolverine II#5 (6,7

ARMOR (Bratton, Alexander Erde, Howard the Duck, Charles Little Sky, Machine Man, "Marigold," Michael Morbius, She-Hulk (Lyra), Brett, Deb, Gabe, Gayle)
    Alternate Reality Monitoring and Operational Response agency--Marvel Zombies 3#1 (2008)

ARMOR of GOD - Elsewhen, devastator class battlesuit, channels psychic power;
    Kargul intended to use it against Vangaard
    (app-kargul)--Fantastic Force#12

armor of ZUULDA THAAL of the Hyborian era - see ZUULDA THAAL (app-zuuldathaal)--Savage Sword of Conan#87

ARMORED AVENGERS of Earth-Avengers: Armored Avengers (Giant-Man (Pym), Iron Man (Stark), Rick Jones, and Wasp)
    - wore Stark designed armor to combat the Hulk and Namor
    (app-earthaaa)--What If? I#3

armored guy - battled Iron Man
    --Marvel Comics Present#4/4

ARMORER (    ) - Zahgurim's servant
    *D* (MarvZom, app)--Hellstorm#12 ([13(fb)],12-14d)

    --Invincible Iron Man#1

ARMORY (Violet Lightner) - former Initiative trainee, recruited after assisted Mighty Avengers against Ultimo, expelled and weapon confiscated after accidentally slew MVP in combat
    wielded Tactigon, which could transform into virtually any weapon on command
    --Avengers: The Initiative#1 (Annual#1 (fb), Av: Init#1, An1/2

ARMORY ( ) - Heavy Metal, cybernetically enhanced armored octopus, fought Brute Force
    (app-Brute Force)--Brute Force#1 (2, 4

ARMOUR - Thanosi, designed as opponent of Iron Man, sent to kill Gamora, slain by Thanos
    *D* (app)--Infinity Abyss#1(2,3, 4d)

ARMOURER (George Clarendon) - @ 1930s, New York city criminal weapons dealer, branded by Night Raven
    (app)--Savage Action#6/3 ([6/3], 6/3, 8/4

A.R.M.S. - offshoot of AIM, munitions dealers
    -Alternative Resources Munitions Supply--Spider-Man#41 (42,43

ARMS of SALVATION (Cross, Fitch, Malcom, mercenaries ) - black market organ transplanters, attempted to coerce Firestar to become their operative, attempted to kill her when she refused, exposed and broken up by Firestar and Freedom Force
    (app-aos)--Marvel Comics Presents#83/3 (84/2-87/2

ARMS DEALER to the WORLD - see MAGNUM, MOSES (app)--Power Man Annual#1

ARMS MERCHANT (Andreas Kapelos) - weapons dealer, uses siege engineers, associated with against iron man, forced Michel de la Spiroza out of business, threatened his wife
    --[Thunderbolts#3], Iron Man III#3 (IM III#3(fb),[5(fb),Tb3,IM2],IM3,6

ARMSTRONG,     - Delazny Studios
    --Ghost Rider II#21

ARMSTRONG, MIKE - Teen Brigade, friend of Rick Jones
    (app)--Captain Marvel I#51 (52,53, Incredible Hulk II#417

    --Captain America Corps#5 (2011)

ARMSTRONG & TRUNDLE - black market weapons dealers, possessed smart laser that held the Living Laser
    --Iron man: Inevitable#1?

ARMURE - Ruined, wore body armor
    (app)--Fantastic Four III#20

ARMY of ARCHANGELS - actually demon minions of Hyppokri, unwittingly summoned by Messiah/David Kessler thinking they were angels to drive off the Defenders
    (app-messiah)--Defenders I#97

ARMY of DARKNESS - sent by the Gods of Outer Darkness to assist Tsin Hark, returned to the Outer Darkness after Hark's death
    (app-hark)--Marvel Comics Presents#140/3 (141/3, 142/3

ARMY of STEALTH - see RYU (app)--Elektra: Root of Evil#2

ARMY of THUNDER - K'un-Lun, warriors trained under Lei-Kung with ultimate goal of overthrowing Yu-Ti (Nu-An)
    --Immortal Iron Fist#12 (13-14

ARNA'RAIL - Shi'ar
    --X-Men II#189

ARNE ?? - Netherlands man, mutated by Zola/Shuma Gorath virus, cured by modern day gathering of Invaders
    --Invaders Now#4 (2011)

ARNETT, MARY - circa World War II, actress & entertainer, vampirized by Esme Georges, destroyed by Captain America (Steve Rogers) & Bucky (James Barnes)
    *D/R/D* (app)--Captain America#601 (2009)

ARNGRIM - Asgardian boy, fled Asgard with Frigga when Surtur attacked
    —[Thor I#350], 352 ([350,351],352,353,[354,355]

ARNHEIM, STACY - Warheads Kether troop, Dark Guard
    wore large armor, telekinetic powers
    --Warheads#1 (5(fb),1
    Dark Guard#1, 4

ARNI - @ 1458, son of Gretchin, slain by Dracula, leading Gretchen to transform Lilith into a vampire
    (app-gretchin)--Giant-Size Chillers I#1

ARNO of the Hyborian era - Aquilonian army captain, slain in battle against forces of Sagayetha
    *D* (app)--Moon of Blood; Savage Sword of Conan#46

ARNO - see LORD ARNO (app)--Avengers I#154

Arnold -
    --Daring Comics#11

ARNOLD, FRANK - Pawn shop owner, killed shop's previous owner, crime pinned on client of Matt Murdock, truth revealed by Daredevil and Spider-Man.
    --Marvel Team-Up I #141

ARNOLD, J. - Stark International, one of the security department heads
    --Iron Man: The Inevitable#3

ARNOLD, MORRIS - brother of Latisha
    *D*--Silver Sable#

ARNOLD, ROBERT - Warpy, as infant scarred Joshua Ndingi, giving him appearance of Dr. Crocodile
    horns, generate powerful explosions
    (app-dc)--Captain Britain II#9 (9(fb)

ARNSTEAD, DAVID "DAVE" - tabloid reporter @ 1971, encountered Tragg and trapped him in cave-in
    (app-tragg)--Monsters on the Prowl#13/5

AROCHA, TATIANA - Texas reporter, former girlfriend of Stuart Clarke, investigated National Force, captured by them, killed by Punisher under the influence of the H-Ray
    *D*--Punisher War Journal II#6 (6 (fb) - 8 (fb), 9 (fb, dies)

AROKE - Shi'ar, chamberlain to Lilandra, succeeded Araki
    —Avengers I#345 (347, 363

    Alias used while impersonating a janitor in Timely Inc. corporate HQ--Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket & Groot -- Steal the Galaxy!

ARON the ROGUE WATCHER - nephew of Uatu, formerly utilized Dragon Man as pawn, desired interaction with other races, placed Fantastic Four in suspended animation, released clones of them into public, became interested in dreams, allowed Fantastic Four to free themselves and then observed dreams of clones, powers siphoned by Dr. Doom, posed as Uatu in order to manipulate Fantastic Four to defeat Doom and have him relinquish his power, brought to watcher homeworld to stand trial, but escaped.
    Wears costume to make himself invisible to other Watchers
    -RENEGADE WATCHER (M, app)--Captain Marvel I#39 (40, Fantastic Four Annual#21, Fantastic Four I#321-323, 327-333, 369,[370], 373, 388-392, 396-400

ARONS, RICHARD - Stane International, involved in project that kidnapped Myron MacLain, stole Captain America’s proto-adamantium shield, attempted to force MacLain to try to duplicate the properties of proto-adamantium, foiled by Captain America.
    wm, blond hair, crew cut
    (app)—Captain America I#303 ([303(fb), 302], 303, 304

ARPELLO of the Hyborian era - Aquilonian?, usurped Conan's rule when he was captured by Tsotha-Lanti, slain by Conan
  *D*--Scarlet Citadel; Savage Sword of Conan#30

ARPOUN - Armenian gangster, fought Cable in Krasnaya Polyana
    --Solider X#4 (5, 6

ARQUEL the ARGOSSEAN - Hyborian era, created by Ray Capella, slaughtered a band that pillaged his town
    --Turutal in Warlocks and Warriors; Savage Tales I#3/2

ARRAKHYL - spider-entity from Arakne, last survivor of Pendragons of Arakne, led the Spiridkin
    (app-arakne)--Knights of Pendragon II#6 (6(fb), 6-9

ARRANGER (Oswald P. Silkworth) - employee of Kingpin, former personal secretary, killed by Knight and Fogg for Kingpin after starting a war with the Lobo brothers
    *D* (2006#1, app)--Marvel Team-Up I#138 (141 Amz257 268 275 280 284-288 Web29 DD248 Web33, Sp133, W38 [Sp138], Sp139-142 DD254,255 Sp143 AmzAn22, X-23#3?, Sp149 W50 Sp150 W51 Sp152 W53,54 Sp154 W55 PWJ#17-21 [GR III#3], Spec164,165d)

ARRANGER (  ) - agent for Kingpin in dealing with Scarlet Spider (Kaine)
    (app)--Scarlet Spider II#12.1 (19

arras of Vacharn of the Hyborian era - see VACHARN's arras (app-vacharn)--"Necromancy in Na'at" by Clark Ashton Smith (1935); (adapted to Marvel Comics) Conan the Savage#10 (May, 1996)

ARRKAM - Earth-Arrkam, king of twenty-fifth century
    (app)--Tales to Astonish I#75/ 2(76/2,77/2

ARROW - see ERO--Friendly Neighborhood of Spider-Man#11 (12, 13, 14 (fb), 15, 16, 18, 19, 20-->Ero)

ARROW of Earth-Killraven - Killraven's Freemen
    --Amazing Adventures II#19 (20-21)

ARROWs of EROS - magic items, used by Eros, also obtained by Marie Kaveau and used against Victor Strange (gold) and Clea (lead).
    gold versions able to cause love, lead versions able to cause hatred
    -- (Dr. Strange III#15

ARROW of HODER - found by bones of Eggther by Strybiorn, given to Draugr (Geist); presumably refers to mistletoe arrow used to shoot Balder
    --Captain America: Hail Hydra#2 (2011)

ARROWCASTER of Earth-Amalgam ( ) - ?? + Speedy, agent of Nightspectre
    *D*--Speed Demon#1


ARSENAL alpha unit - primary unit, remained inactive until discovered more recently, inadvertently activated when the signal commanding it to remain inactive was blocked, battled Avengers, inactivated when the jammer was destroyed
    (app)--Iron Man III#85 ([84(fb)], 85

ARSENAL beta unit - World War II robot, ally of Mistress, constructed by Ally scientists including Howard Stark as doomsday weapon against Axis powers in World War II, stored in sub-basement beneath Avengers Mansion, activated when mistook a sonic signal for axis invasion, damaged by Avengers and self-destruct explosion of Mistress, destroyed in battle with Hulk
    *Des* (app)--Iron Man I#114 (Avengers Annual#9(fb), IM#114, AvAn9, Incredible Hulk II#282

ARSENAL (Nimrod Strange) - leader of Third World Slayers
    *D*--(ns) Moon Knight I#17; (A) 19 (17-20d)

ARSENAL (Gordon Campbell) - mercenary
    --Moon Knight III#11 (12-14

ARSENIC - Element of Doom

ARSENIC (Gertrude Yorke) - Runaways, daughter of Frank + Stacy Yorkes, 15 years old, dated Chase, killed by time-traveling Geoffrey Wilder
    Controls Old Lace (dinosaur)
  --Runaways#1, (named) 6 (17(fb), 1-10, 11,12, 13, 14, 15-17, [18(fb)], 18, Runaways II#1-6, 7-8, 9-12, 14-17, 18d

ARS MAGNA - manifestation within the Cess of the work of the 13th century philosopher/chemist/magnus/heretic Ramon Lull, created to divine mind of god by charting pattern of nature, trapped within nameless limbo until inadvertently awakened by Scarlet Witch while trying to escape Cess
    (app)--Marvel Comics Presents#143/3, 144/4(named) (144/4(fb), 143/3, 144/4

ARTABAN of SHAHPUR of the Hyborian era - Turanian, slaughtered the crew of a merchant ship to pay his gambling debts, sent to slaughter the Kozaks by Yildiz, convinced by Roxana to help her free Teyaspa, slain by Conan
    *D*--The Road of Eagles; Savage Sword of Conan#38 (38(fb), 38d)

ARTABAZUS - wizard from time to which Reed Richards was sent
    -WIZARD of the WASTELANDs--Fantastic Four I#407 ([FFUnl#12(fb)],F4#407,FFUnl#12

ARTEMIS - Olympian goddess of the hunt and the moon, Olympus Group?, twin sister of Apollo, daughter of Zeus & Leto
    -DIANA (D#9,app)—Thor I#129 (Thor: Blood Oath#3-4, Thor#129, Avengers I#281, Thor284(fb), Av284(fb), 283, 284, [285, Thor467], Hulk: Hercules Unleashed, Hercules III#4?

ARTEMIS, FATHER - priest, former teacher of Gabriel, briefly possessed by Catherine
    (app)--Haunt of Horror#2

ARTEMISTY KNIGHT of Earth-Amalgam - Misty Knight + Artemis -see Dial: HUSK--[Exciting X-Patrol#1]

ARTFUL DODGERS (Bob + Gordon + Suzy, Maria and Luis Hernandez, Mollie Hayes/Bruiser)
    - students of Provost's School of the Seven Bells, forced to steal for him until they defeated him with the guidance of Mollie Hayes
    --Runaways II#13

ARTHUR - see PENDRAGON, ARTHUR (app)--Black Knight Comics#1

ARTHUR of Earth-DoFP (Nigel Orpington-Smythe) - RCX leader
    Wore War Machine-variant armor, used large gun named Excalibur
    (app-rcx)--Excalibur I#66 (67, 125?

ARTHUR, ED - Underground, friend of Ralphie Jackson
    —Daredevil I#333 (334, 336

ARTHUR ?? - student at Maryland Institute of Technology, designed Hulk robot, which came to life and rampaged in New York City
    --Eternals I#14 (15

ARTHURS, EMILY - vamped by Dracula, former schoolteacher
    --Tomb of Dracula I#54

ARTIE - see MADDICKS, ARTIE (ME:X)--X-Factor I#2

    --Wolverine III#27

    --Spider-Man Unlimited II#14/2

ARTIE CHOKE- plant creatures of Cousin Betsy, Hostess ad
    (app-cb) -- <January/February 1977 comics> i.e. Ms. Marvel#1

ARTIFICIAL KIDZ of Earth-928 circa 2099 A.D. (Jeter Warlord)
    - neo-tribalist prosthetic fetishists, hired by D/Monix to slay the Artificial Kidz
    --Ghost Rider 2099#1 (1 (fb)

Artist (    ) -
    --All Winners Comics#3

ARTORIUS - see PENDRAGON, ARTHUR (app)--Black Knight Comics#1

ARTUME - Amazon, daughter of Hippolyta who magically inverted the gorgons' powers, turning a statue into flesh to become "the perfect offspring," Artume.
    --Incredible Hercules#121

ARTUR - see PENDRAGON, ARTHUR (app)--Black Knight Comics#1

ARTYS-GRAN - Unforgiven Dead, bride of Suma-Ket, mind placed in Fen's body
    SHE-WHO-WAS* *D* (app)--Namor I#29, 39(true form) (36(fb), 29-40d)

ARUCA, MINA - vampire, advertized herself as vampire for voluntary conversions
    (app)--Vampire Tales#6/3

ARUL, EDA - general of Imaya
    *D*--War Machine#1 (2-4d)

ARUNA - see ULLIKUMIS. Hittite name--[Dr. Strange III#26]

ARUS of the Hyborian era - @ 9500 BC, Nemedian priest of Mitra, attempted to bring religion to the Picts, unwittingly initiated their discovery of more advanced weaponry, thus playing a part in the eventual downfall of Aquilonia, killed by Picts
    *D*--REH's the Hyborian Age; Savage Sword of Conan#15/5 (16/4d)

ARVADIA - planet on which Rocket was wanted for criminal violations, possibly including this one: posing as a bipedal raccoon, Blackjack O'Hare murdered someone here, framing Rocket.
Rocket Raccoon II#1]

ARVAK - Inhumans, soldier, centaurform
    (app)--Inhumans IV#1

ARVELL ?? – Prime Sentinel
Wolverine II#117 (118

ARVIS, Off. - small town sheriff, agent of Strahorn (an apparent angel), captured and abused John Blaze
    --Ghost Rider VI#6 (6 (fb), 7 (fb)

ARYAN ( ) - Cage prison, leader of the Skulls, idolized the Red Skull (Shmidt)
    (app)--Wolverine II#164 (165, [New Avengers Most Wanted Files], Underworld#1

ARYANITES of Earth-Aryanites - agents of the Chaos Commanders, battled Brian + Jamie Braddock of that potential future
    --Excalibur Annual#2 (2(ff)

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