CROCKER, Ms. - Springdale high school, Home Economics teacher, victim of Class Clown, room flooded with dough
    --Marvel Comics Presents#96/4

CROCKETT's GRILL - restaurant at which Eric O'Grady had dinner with Beth
    --Irredeemable Ant-Man#1 (2

CROCODILE (Freeman Mosher) -
    --
Captain America Comics#19

crocodile men - agents of Killmonger acting in Niganda, possibly empowered by the sentient ape agent of the Red Skull, possibly wiped out by Wakandan soldiers
    --Black Panther IV#35 (36-38

CROESUS, "KILLER" - professional criminal, killed by the Trust
    *D*--Daredevil I#135 (Punisher I#1d)

CROFT, Dr. HENRY - biophysicist, Hydro-Men
    (app-hydro)--Sub-Mariner I#68 (70, Super-Villain Team-Up #8, [Marvel: The Year in Review 1989]

CROFT, Dr. ABNER - scientist, created black star experiment, framed Marcus Daniel for his own crimes in order to enlist him in his experiments, mutated him into Blackout, who then transformed him into light and merged him with the light spectrum
    --Nova I#19

CROGLIN - Goblins of Otherworld, led them under direction of Cormac, led assault on village of Elves and capture of Moondog
    GROGLIN* (app)--Hulk Comic#13/2 (14/2-17/2

CROIT, Dr. ABNER - scientist, tapped into Darkforce, which mutated Marcus Daniels into Blackout, designed Stabilyzer for him, banished to Darkforce dimension
    (app-blackout)--Nova I#19

CROIX, ASHLEY - scientist, former lover of Nightwatch
    --Web of Spider-Man#100(fb) ( Nightwatch#5-10

CROM - Hyborian era god of death and eternity, worshipped in pre-Cataclysmic era, and in Hyborian era by Cimmerians, enemy of Shuma-Gorath
    discussed in Savage Sword of Conan #7
    (app)--[ ]; [Conan the Barbarian I#1], King Conan#8 ([Conan I#260(fb), Conan Universe#1, Conan#258(fb)], Savage Sword of Conan#110, [157], [Conan#260], King Conan#8

CROMDAR - Asgardian
    --Marvel Preview#10

CROMER, NICK - Yancy Street resident, friend of Duff Coogan, exposed to energy of the force of destiny and briefly manifested a giant rat symbolizing his fear of never leaving the slums; after he overcame his fears, the Thing and Dr. Strange destroyed the rat
    (app-cooganduff)--Marvel Two-In-One#6

CROWDER, JIMMY - NYPD, ballistics department, reported on explosion that killed Arch-E
    (app)--World War Hulk: Front Line#3/2

CROMWELL - sorcerer, contemporary of sorcerous ancestors of Julian + Augustyne Phyffe
    --[Marvel Super-Heroes III#14/2]

CROMWELL, of Earth-93060 - caretaker of Headless Cross
    --Ultraforce(uv) II#1

CROMWELL, ELSPETH - exorcist, hired by Alma Chalmers to exorcise "demons" in Reed + Sue Richards, summoned Knights of Hades, inadvertently summoned Mephisto to earth, killed by his minions
    *D* (FFE,app)--[Fantastic Four I#274], 276 (277d)

CROMWELL, maegis HAMILTON - Technomancers
    --Sensational Spider-Man II#32

CROMWELL, STACY - SHIELD I
    *D*--Bizarre Adventures#25 (25d)

CRONE - see MEGAERA (app-furies)--Avengers I#50, Ghost Rider III#77

CRONE (    ) - scribe of the Others, writer of the Book of the Others; present at Warsaw, Poland in 1943, arrived on Utopia island
    --X-Factor: Nation X#1 (1 (fb), 1

CRONE - represents terminal stage of godhood
    --Die-Cut#4

CRONUS PROJECT - failsafe program for Mr. Sinister to activate his DNA and personality within one of several subjects, including Carter Ryking, Sebastian Shaw, Charles Xavier; destroyed by Sebastian Shaw & Gambit, apparently transferred Sinister into Black Womb
    --X-Men: Legacy#210 ([211 (fb)], 210-214

CROOK with the JET-PROPELLED CUE-STICK - see 8-BALL (app)--Sleepwalker#1

CROOKED FACE (Thomas + Eddie McGee) - Springdale criminals, battled Speedball
    (app)--Marvel Age Annual#4

CROOKED MAN (Jay DeMore) - crimelord, battled Shroud, formerly employed Cat & Mouse
    used gun and cigarette holder that can release knock-out gas
    (app)--Marvel Preview#21

CROOKED MAN of Earth-238 - see MAD JIM JASPERS (app-mad)--Marvel Super-Heroes (UK)#377

CROOKED MAN of Earth-616 - see MAD JIM JASPERS (app-mad)--Daredevils (UK)#7

CROOKED WORLD-see EARTH-238 (app)--Marvel Super-Heroes (UK)#377

CROSBY, STILLS & NASH - ants commanded by Ant-Man (Pym) to help repair Vision
    (app)--Avengers I#93

CROSS ( ) - Arms of Salvation, partner of Fitch, apparently flash frozen by freon.
    wore blue body armor to shield self from microwaves, project freon blasts
    (app-aos)--[Marvel Comics Presents I#82/2], 83/2 (84/2-87/2d)

CROSS - assassin
    --Moon Knight VI#8

CROSS, BARNABUS LUCIAN - scientist, ally of Mr. Dice and crew, invented Dehydrolizer and Electro-Rifles, studied sharks, sought to transfer sharks' immunity to cancer to people, captured Tiger Shark, but he was freed and Cross' equipment destroyed with aid of Namor
    (app)--Marvel Comics Presents I#77/4

CROSS, BEVERLY - former girlfriend of Morris Walters, tried to turn him against Jen
    (app)--She-Hulk I#15(25(fb), 15, 17-19, 22-25

CROSS, CHAIM - rabbi, father of Skinhead
    --Web of Spider-Man#57 (Captain Marvel SE II#1

CROSS, DARREN AGONISTES - former head of Cross Technological Enterprises, cousin of Crossfire, mutated by nucleorganic pacemaker, kidnapped Erica Sondheim to operate on his heart, died when burned out his heart
    *D* (app)--Marvel Premiere#47(48(fb), 47,48d)

CROSS, ED - resident of Lagos, father of Rebecca, ex-husband of Katherine, killed by sister-in-law Patricia after Rebecca ran away
    *D*--Alias#11 (12, 13d

CROSS, EILEEN TOLAN - daughter of Willis Tolan, former lover of Nathaniel Mare @ 1952, married Martin Cross after Nat’s death
    *D* (app-mare)--Midnight Sons Unlimited#7

CROSS, ELIJAH - X-Cell, former mutant, lost powers on M-Day, briefly re-powered by Quicksilver, but then energies overloaded and he exploded
    transform into ultra-dense but mobile form
    *D*--X-Factor III#17 (18-19, 20d)

CROSS, KATHERINE - resident of Lagos, mother of Rebecca, ex-wife of Ed, sister of Patricia
    --Alias#11 (14

CROSS, LUCAS - vampire, NSA, Order of Tyrana, father of Blade, vamped in Latveria decades ago in order to survive terminal disease in hopes of eventually reuniting with wife, sought prophecy to restore his soul
    --Blade III#1 (6 (fb), 2 (fb), 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11 (fb), 11-12

CROSS, MARTIN - former New York Police detective @ 1952, allied in plot with Professor Viper, married Eileen Tolan after Nat Mare’s death,
his actions were exposed 40 years later by Nat Mare’s zombie
    (app-mare)--Midnight Sons Unlimited#7 (7(fb), 7

CROSS, REBECCA - resident of Lagos, pretended to be mutant, fled town with boyfriend and thought to be dead, found by Jess Jones
    --[Alias#11], 14

CROSS, STANLEY - Cybertek
    --Deathlok I#1( II#17,18

CROSS, agent - SHIELD II, friend of Valentina de Fontaine. female
    --Marvel Graphic Novel: Wolverine/Fury: Scorpio Connection

CROSS of REDEMPTION - stolen from Miami mobsters by Gambit, returned to the Vatican
    --Gambit II#1 (4

CROSSBONES (Brock Rumlow) - Skeleton Crew, former leader of Savage Crims gang, raped Diamondback and killed her brother, former sparring instructor for Taskmaster, former mercenary, hired by communist Red Skull to assassinate Red Skull (Shmidt), defeated instead by Shmidt, hired by him to be his right hand man, kidnapped and further trained Diamondback, nearly killed Cutthroat when he sought revenge for his past actions.
    Strong + savage warrior, face horribly scarred. master of weaponry and explosives
    -BINGO, FRAG (M, AMW, net)--Captain America I#359(shadows),360(seen),362(named)(400/2(fb),403/2(fb) 383/4 359-370 Quasar#9, NFL SuperPro#8, Cap375-378 387/2, 389/2, 390/2, [391/2],393-395/395/2,396,397,398/2-400/2,401,402/2-408/2,409,410 Marvel Comics Presents I#129/2, Cap443, Captain America III#24, Gambit III#18,19, [Alias#26], Captain America V#2, 4, 9, 15, [New Avengers#1-3]/4(fb), Cap16-17, 18, 20-21, 25, Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America#1, Cap28, 29 (fb), 29-30, New Avengers#35, Cap36

CROSSBOW (Jason Praed) - assassin from U.K., viewed modern world + technology as corrupt, hired by lord Barrington Synn to kill Micah Synn to prevent realization of familial relationship, later used by Synn against Daredevil
    (app)--Daredevil I#204 (210, 216

CROSSBOW of Earth-99409 (Eric Brooks) - alternate future version of Blade
    armored chameleon suit, apparently a cyborg
    (app)--(Shadows) Blade: Vampire Hunter I#3; (full) Blade: Vampire Hunter I#9 (3, 4, 9, 10

CROSSFIRE (William Cross) - Hood's army, former CIA agent, subversive + criminal entrepreneur, attempted to save world by destroying all super-heroes, former prisoner at the Vault and the Raft
    Master of brainwashing techniques, bionic left ear and eye
    PRISONER V22503 (D#3,M,net)--Marvel Two-In-One#52 (Spider-Man: Breakout#4(fb), Hawkeye I#2-4, Avengers West Coast#100/2(fb), Captain America I#317 [Avengers Spotlight#22,23],24,25 Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD III#40-41, Spider-Man: Breakout#3(fb), 4(fb), 1(fb), Agent X#6,  [New Avengers#1-3]/4(fb), Spider-Man: Breakout#1(fb), 1-5, [Union Jack II#1], 2, New Avengers#35, Annual#2

CROSSING - name for events in which Iron Man (Tony Stark) seemingly betrayed Avengers and Force Works to Kang, later revealed that all prime characters were space phantoms under direction of Immortus
    --Avengers I#390

CROSSON, ANNIE - waitress at the Chalk and Cheese
    --Excalibur I#91(102

CROSSROADS dimension - realm containing portals to multitude of extradimensional realms, Hulk was exiled there while mindless
    (1980s, app)--Incredible Hulk II#300
    Hulk vs. Hercules: When Titans Collide#1 (fb),

CROSSROADS of INFINITY - junction to any point in the universe
    --Fantastic Four I#413

CROSSROADS of TIME - home of Time Guardian, junction point for all timestreams
    -CROSSROADS CHAMBER (app)--Motormouth/Killpower#9 (Dark Guard#1, 3, 4

CROSS TECHNOLOGICAL ENTERPRISES (Sheila Danning, Douglas Arthur Cartland, Connors, Keeshan, Bill, Ed; formerly Darren Agonistes Cross, Hawkeye)
    -CTE--Marvel Premiere#47 (48(fb), 47,48,Avengers I#189, Marvel Team-Up I#92, Av198,199,Marvel Fanfare I#3/2,Av222,
    Iron Man III#73

CROSS-TIME dimensions - refers to a number of alternate earths
    --Excalibur I#

CROSS-WALLACE, sir GUY - involved in variety of activities including diamond smuggling and slaughter of rhinoceri in attempt to gain power from spirit of Africa, old associate of Shanna, defeated by her, used precognitive skills of Akulia until killed her, used her sister Mlima until betrayed by her after she learned the truth about her sisters death
    *D* (app)--Marvel Comics Presents I#68/2 (71/2(fb), 72/2(fb), 74/2(fb), 71/2(fb), 72/2(fb), 68/2(fb), 68/2, 69/2, [69/2], 70/2, 71/2(fb), 72/2(fb), [72/2], 73/2-76/2, 77/2d)

CROSS-WORDO (      ) - villain
    (app)--Fun & Games#9 (11

CROSTA - Atlantean mutant, parents divorced, became ward of Namor
    induce shock-waves
    --Dark Reign: The Cabal

CROTUS - demon, servant of N'astirh
    --X-Terminators#1 (Excalibur I#7, Cloak & Dagger III#4

CROW of Earth-93060 - intelligent crow, follows Lord Pumpkin
    --Nightman/Lord Pumpkin(uv)#2/2(3/2

CROW, Father JOSHUA - believed himself to be rescuing innocent souls from Hell and placing them in comatose victims, was actually given souls at random in order to build a connection to Hell that would allow the creation of a bridge
    (app)--Hellstorm#7 (8, 10

CROW, Dr. RAYMOND - young physician at Empire State University, coerced into treating injured Cordite
    (app-shadowforce alpha)--Amazing Spider-Man Super Special#1/3 (Spider-Man Super Special#1/3

CROWE, ALGERNON - leader of the Mys-Tech Techno-Wizards, allied with Nazis during World War II, created zombies, seemingly killed by Fury at that time
    wm, older, stout, later able to turn to steel
    --Hell's Angel#1,2(named)(MotorM#5(fb),H’A#1,2( Mm/Kp#5(fb)-<1945>
    Plasmer#1-4

CROWE, GERONIMO - ally of Cargo + Hardware + Shooter, former agent of SHIELD, claimed Administrator to be his father, sought to take down Watchtower
    --Wolverine II#164 (165

CROW GOD - see CHULYEN--[Uncanny X-Men#356, (identified) #357]

CROWLEY (    ) -
    --Marvel Mystery Comics#21

CROWLEY, - landlord, hired Flame to torch his building so he could collect the insurance
    (app-flam)--Dazzler#23

CROWN (Adam Crown) - Knights of Pendragon, apparently imbued with same Pendragon spirit that Arthur Pendragon had hosted and which was later hosted by the Black Knight (Dane Whitman), apparently sacrificed self banishing the Red Lord back to Annwn, possibly deceased
    Enhanced human physical abilities, wielded Caliburn
    (app)--Knights of Pendragon I#14 (15-18, Knights of Pendragon II#1-4, Marvel Comics Presents I#22/2, [KoP II#5], 5, 6-9, 10-11, 12, Mys-Tech Wars#1, 3-4, KoP#13-15

CROWN - see HUNGER.
    powered by same source as SHOC, kidnapped Dr. Lanning to perform his energy experiments, further mutated to become Hunger.
    Alter body conformation
    (net-sf)--Spider-Man#76(79,80-->hunger

CROWN - Hydra base
    --[Secret Warriors#1/2]

CROWN of BLINDNESS - used by Eternity to imprison Zom by covering his eyes
    --Strange Tales I#156

CROWN of HATHOR - Egyptian magic item used by Gamal Hassan to enslave Alicia Masters as the Bride of Nephrus
    (app-neph)--Marvel Two-In-One#95

CROWN of SCONES -
    --X-Men: True Friends#2?

CROWN of WISDOM - Cornerstones of Creation
    (app-CoC)--Conan the Barbarian I#128, 129

CROWN of ZXAXZ - Enhanced his molecular control of his own body, enabling him to shapeshift, also protected him from others’ use of chaos and order powers.
    --Spellbinder#1

CROWN BEE (    ) -
    --Marvel Mystery Comics#38

CROWN PUB - frequented by agents of UK government
    --Wisdom#1 (5?

CROWNE, RANDALL - opponent of Lisa Parfrey and later Bill Hollister in New York mayoral race
    --Amazing Spider-Man#547 (550, [552], 553-554, 558, 568, 570-571, 573

CROY, MAJOR - US Army, killed by Red Skull (George Maxon)
    (app-redskull(maxon))--(g) Captain America Comics#1/3


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