R-MAN - see RADIOACTIVE MAN
    --New Thunderbolts#7

RA - see ATUM.
    Heliopolis god
    (app-demogorge)--[Thor I#24_]

RA the AVENGER (Henry Sanders) - used costumed identity to murder possessors of supposedly cursed ruby; opposed by Captain America (Steve Rogers) and Bucky (James Barnes)
    --Captain America Comics#8 (November, 1941)

RA MORGANA of the Hyborian era - priestess of the Order, daughter of Conan, allowed to leave the Order when she fell in love with a man
    (app-highpriestess)--Savage Sword of Conan#29

RAA - Anachronauts, hill dweller, had fragment of the Bloodgem
    (app-an)--Fantastic Four An25, Avengers An#21 (22/2, [Avengers: Terminatrix Objective#1], [Avengers Forever#3]

RAAK the BREAKER - Spaceknight Squadron, ultimately betrayed others and entered alliance with dire wraith to subjugate Clavians, banished to Limbo after slew Unam.
    project microwaves
    --Rom Annual#2 (Rom71)

RAAKA - see MUMMEX (app)--Tales to Astonish I#8

RA’AL - Dragons of the Crimson Dawn, leader.
    female, exude paralyzing gas from mouth and nails
    --Excalibur I#107, 108(named) (110(fb), 109(fb), 107-110

RAAZER - Desert Sword, ancient Persian sorcerer/demon, trapped within sword, then within Puck, released in recent times into Svartalfheim.
    uses Black Blade of Baghdad, shrink others in half with blade, mystically slice through most substances
    BLACK RAZER?* (net)--Alpha Flight I#32 (32(fb), 32, 50, Marvel Comics Presents#99/2, New Mutants An7/2, Uncanny X-Men An15/2, X-Factor An6/2

RABBIT (    ) - deformed Nazi, used rocket bombs; opposed by Human Torch (Jim Hammond) and Toro (Thomas Raymond)
    --Human Torch Comics#12 (Summer, 1943)

RABBIT ( ) - China Force, leader, killed by Reignfire during battle with Mutant Liberation Front.
    female, enhanced speed and agility, brilliant strategist
    *D* (net)--Alpha Flight I#64 (65,66, 69, X-Force An3d)

RABBIT's HOLE - bar
    --Legion of Monsters: Man-Thing#1/2

RABBIT-WOMAN (    ) - Ani-Men
    (app-animen)--GLA#1

RABBLE ROUSER - see WEINBERG, Dr.
    - communist agent, used sub-surface vehicle and device able to influence minds of others
    (1960s, app)--Strange Tales I#119 (119(fb), 119

RABE, OTTO - Blitz Squadron
    (app-blitz)--Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos#14 (20, 41, 49

RABIN, GRETTA - Israeli girl, friend of Max Meer, who was mistakenly believed to have her powers; she manipulated him to gain power for her benefit until he was badly injured while they fled Achilles of the Pantheon
    telepathic powers
    (app)--Incredible Hulk II#386 (387(fb), 386, 387

RABIN, Professor BENJAMIN - researched the Popul Voh, sought to bond with the Mayan god Wayep during the Uayep in order to gain power as the god-king Kuhul Ajaw, slew Dave, attempted to sacrifice Mary and then Carlie Cooper, defeated by Spider-Man
    KUHUL AJAW (Spdm: BNDY)--Amazing Spider-Man#555 ([556 (fb), 557 (fb)], 555-557

RABINOWITZ, AURORA - former secretary for Midnight Publishing Company, assisted Harold Harold in nursing Dracula when he was weak from having his power siphoned by Dr. Sun, lusted after Dracula.
    wf, red hair
    --Tomb of Dracula I#37 (38-42, 44, 47,48/2, 56, 61

RABINOWITZ, CHAIM - New Yorker, World War II platoon rescued by Captain America, ran newspaper stand, twice helped out by Spider-Man, once against robbers and once when held hostage by the Disc Jockey
    -- Spider-Man: Secret of the Sinister Six novel (novel (fbs), novel (@p49)

RABINOWITZ, Dr. MICHAEL - paranormal, CIA
    --Justice (nu)#30/2

RABIS - invoked by Korrek
    "Skull of Rabis"--[Man-Thing I#1]

RACAL, Dr. CONSTANTIN - Russian, genetics quartermaster for a deep cover bio-weapons initiative in the early 1980s, designed Warborg program to place covert Soviet agents in USA, revived agents in modern era and sought to collect their children as weapons
    --X-Force#110, 111(named) (112

RACE - see RACETTE, Officer (app-westsideripper)--Typhoid#1

RACE KILLER - see GLOWWORM (Blake) (app)--Power Man/Iron Fist#123

RACETTE, Officer EVAN "RACE" - NYPD, slew a prostitute, killed by Typhoid
    WESTSIDE RIPPER* (app-westsideripper)--Typhoid#1, 2 (2)

RACHE CHURAN - monastery in Tibet by Minya Konka mountains, trained by Fu Manchu
    --Master of Kung Fu I#124

RACHEL ?? - World War II era young women flirted with by Captain America (Steve Rogers) and Bucky (James Barnes)
    --Captain America and Bucky#621 (2011)

RACHEL ?? - granddaughter of Sir Gavin Ravenlock, niece and ward of Alistair Rampson, former ward of Mycroft, lives in Castle Ravenlock
    blind, psychic ability to sense surrounding and seemingly communicate with the dead
    (app-mycroft)--Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD I#3

RACHEL ?? - Shin Bet agent, lover of Yousef Tov
    (app-yt)--Super-Villain Team-Up#16 (16(fb), 16, 17(fb), 17

RACHEL ?? - Israeli intelligence, investigated Mendell Stromm's seeming resurrection with aid of Spider-Man
    --Spectacular Spider-Man II#68

RACHEL ?? - waitress at club noir
    --Web of Scarlet Spider#1 (Amazing Scarlet Spider#1, Spectacular Scarlet Spider#1, ASS#2

RACHEL ?? - prostitute, murdered by Westside Ripper
    *D*--Typhoid#1 (1d)

RACHEL ?? - leader of gun runners of Monastery Hill, prepared assault on town of Branding after her son Clark was killed, delayed by Sheriff Southall, slain by Punisher.
    Skilled fighter
    *D*--Punisher VI#28 (29-31

RACHELE ?? - actress on set in Sahara desert, encountered the Hulk and the Horusians' Colossus
    (app-colossus)--Incredible Hulk II#145

RACHELSON, HELLEN - Dr. Kenneth Sturdy colleague, mutated with him Ani-Men
--[X-Men I#94 (fb)]

RACHMAN - Skrull, Lunatik's landlord on Bl'lx
    (app-lunatik)--
Lunatik#2

RACINE RAMJETS - women's athletic team (roller derby?), confronted Dazzler in bar, beaten by her
    --Dazzler #35

RACK of Earth-Big Town (Jimmy Suarez) - X-Squad, brother of Sally, partner of Ruin, infatuated with Grrl of the Mutts
    --Fantastic Four: Big Town#1 (2-4

RACK-CATs (Mad-Eye) - natives of Watcher’s homeworld.
    large antlered felines
    --Captain Marvel I#37 ( Incredible Hulk II#473

RACKHAM, BILLY BOB - prison guard from Seagate, tampered with experiment which empowered Cage, racist
    *D*--Hero for Hire#1 (1(fb), 1, 14(fb), 14-16d)

RAD of Earth-982 (Alyce Grimm*) - daughter of Thing and Sharon Ventura, sister of Jacob.
    transform into energy form, fly, release energy blasts
    --Spider-Girl#86 (87-88

RADAMIR - agent of Mandarin
    *D*--Iron Man: Enter the Mandarin#3 (2007)

RADAR RINGS - weapon of Titanium Man, circular bands which tighten around his opponents
    --Tales Of Suspense I#70

RADARSCOPE - 2075, Space Sentinels communications device
    --Speed Carter #4/2

RADAR STAR TRACKER - High Evolutionary
    --Tales to Astonish I#94

RADCLIFFE, HOLDEN - former employer of Dr. Adam Isaacs, attempted to force him to give info on his artificial intelligence, attempted to take over Adam Aaronson/Machine Teen, apparently killed by him
    *D*--Machine Teen#1 ([1(fb)/4(fb)], 1, [2-3], 4, 5d)

RADCLIFFE, TODD - S.T.R.I.K.E., double agent for the Red Skull, killed by Nick Fury
    *D* (app)--Captain Britain I#17 (18, 17, 18, 19(fb, dies)

RADD, ELMAR - mother of the Silver Surfer, committed suicide due to frustration with Jartran, body discovered by Norrin
    --[Silver Surfer III#50], 57 ([50(fb)], 57(fb), 58(fb), 84, 100

RADD, FENNAN - half-brother of Silver Surfer
    --Silver Surfer III#100, 101 (104

RADD, NORRIN - see SILVER SURFER
    --Fantastic Four I#48

RADD, JARTRAN - father of the Silver Surfer, trained Norrin in pursuit of science, accused of idea theft, committed suicide
    --Silver Surfer III#50 (50(fb, dies)/57(fb), 58(fb), 84, 100

RADDER (    ) -
    --Marvel Mystery Comics#47 ()

RADEK, - SHIELD II, physical therapist, trained Jolt
    (app)--Thunderbolts#53 (53(fb), 53, 54, 57

RADI-ABSORBER - technology, invention of Reed Richards, used to drain the energy of the fantastic four doppelgangers created by Willie Evans
    --Fantastic Four I#203

RADIAL (    ) - mutant, rejected from Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters
    transform into steel-belted radial tire
    (app)--Generation X Collector's Preview

RADIAN - see PHASER
    mutant, Xavier’s School, Omega Gang, depowered on M-Day
    Project light blasts (ME:X)—X-Men II#135 (136-138-->Phaser)

RADIAN 2099 ( ) - Y'lestja
    *D*--Doom2099#15 (17,18d)

RADIAN 2099 - merger of Y’lestja with Kamirez Rosikon
    --Doom2099#44

RADIANT - Fury Secret Base 5
    --[Secret Warriors#1/2]

radiation-tracking device - see WHIZ KIDS
    (app-whizkids)--Black Goliath#2

RADICALS of Earth-93060 (Albright, Boam(d), Marcus) - former trainess w/ Wrath
    --[Wrath#1], 2 (3

RADIOACTIVE KID (    ) - Young Masters
    --Vengeance#1 (2011)

RADIOACTIVE KRA of Earth-Amalgam - Radioactive Man + Kra, Challenger-Haters of Evil
    (app-choe)--Challengers of the Fantastic#1 (1(fbs)

RADIOACTIVE MAN (Chen Lu) – Thunderbolts, Heinrich Zemo + Ultron + Egghead’s Masters of Evil, Titanic Three, former pawn of Mandarin, Chinese criminal scientist, mutated self via radiation
    info in New Thunderbolts#7
    (I#9, D#10, M, 2006#9, net)--Journey into Mystery I#93 (Avengers I#6(Marvels#2), Untold Tales of Spider-Man#16, Thunderbolts#9(fb), Av54,55, 83, 130, Iron Man I#73, Giant-Size Avengers#4, IM#74, Av228-230, IM#179-181, [IM233],234, Marvel Graphic Novel: Avengers: Deathtrap: The Vault, Sensational She-Hulk#24, Thunderbolts Annual 1997(fb), Iron Man III#37(fb),38(fb),[39(fb)],40, Wolverine II#170, Tangled Web of Spider-Man#13, [Alias#26]
, New Thunderbolts#3, 4?, 5,6
    Thunderbolts II#100, 101, 102, Civil War#3(Tb103-105
, Civil War: Choosing Sides#1), CW4, 5, Iron Man IV#14, Tb106-109, Civil War: Front Line#9, 10 (fb), 10, CW6-7, Thunderbolts II#110, Civil War: The Initiative#1/2, Thunderbolts: Desperate Measures (fb), Tb: DM, Thunderbolts#110-115, Nova IV#2-3, Secret Invasion: Who do you Trust?#1 (fb),

RADIOACTIVE MAN (Igor Stancheck) - Russian mutate, husband of ??, former ally of "Klaw" in assault on Wakanda, slain by Shuri
    *D*--Black Panther IV#3 (4-5, 6d)

RADIO HEAD  (Lewis Milkey) - Delta City, briefly known as Television Head, enemy of Fight Man
    --Fight Man#1

RADION the ATOMIC MAN - see Dr. HENRI SOREL.
    mutated by radioactive isotopes into inhuman being, nearly killed by chain reaction when chestplate controls were smashed, drained of power and returned to human form.
    generate blasts of nuclear energy
    -RAVAGER (app-radion)--Marvel Two-In-One#9 (Iron Fist#3,4

RADIUM - Elements of Doom
    --Thunderbolts#8

RADIUS - see RALPH HUTCHINS.
    third form, after brute + seeker and before torque + earth lord.
    generate vibratory force waves
    (app-rh)—She-Hulk I#22 (23->torque. 24,25)

RADIUS (Jared Corbo) - mutant, Alpha Flight, Beta Flight, X-Corps, brother of Flex, possible relative of Unus, arrogant until his mistakes resulted in death of animal Sasquatch.
    emits constant force field which he can reshape at will, although he cannot drop it
    (2006#9, net)—Alpha Flight II#1 (Alpha Flight II minus 1, AF II#1-8,9/Uncanny X-Men#355 AF10-20 Wolverine II#142(fb), Uncanny X-Men#401,[402],403,[404]

RADLEY, MIRIELLE 2099 - formerly with NYFAX, allied with Suzanne carter, terrorists against Megacorps
    --2099 Apocalypse#1 (2099 Genesis#1

RADU - 1459, Transylvanian, aide to Dracula
    *D* --X-Men: Apocalypse vs. Dracula#1 (1d)

RADU - sorcerer, former mentor to Victor von Doom
    --Before the Fantastic Four: Reed Richards#1(1(fb2),2(fb),3(fb)

RADU the HANDSOME - brother of Dracula and Mircea, son of Vlad Dracul
    *D*--Tomb of Dracula II#2

RADZIK, baron – taken to the interplanetary zoo by Gorko
    (app-gorko)—Tales to Astonish I#55/2

RAE-ANN ?? - Black Dahlias
    --Order II#5, (identified) #6 (6 (fb), 5, 8-9

RAEGER, Lt.  - Nazi spy in England; opposed by Captain Daring and Sky-Sharks
    --USA Comics#7 (February, 1943)

RAEK – extraterrestrial thief, desired Lila Cheney, battled Cannonball and the New Mutants, teleported to Limbo by Magik, flight powers
    --New Mutants I#55

RAE-843, aunt - associated with the Galactic Alliance of Spider-Men's 'Spinner, had heart attack with her heart being the last organic part of her
    --[Marvel Comics Presents II#1/3]

RAFF 2099 ( ) - friend of kasey nash, Throwbacks
    --Spider-Man 2099#8 (9, 13-15, 39,40, Spider-Man 2099 meets Spider-Man, Spdm2099#42

RAFFLES, A.J. - (literary character created by E.W. Hornung) aided the Whizzer in opening vault that bank employees had been shut inside of
    --All Winners Comics #8

RAFFERTY, of Earth-93060 - assassinates ultras
    --Firearm I# ( 12, Freex#15

RAFT - superhuman containment section of Ryker’s Island
    --Alias#26 (New Thunderbolts#7(fb), Alias#26, New Avengers#1,2,3(fb)/[4(fb)],
    Civil War: Front Line#9/3, Ms. Marvel II#18

RAFIQ, general DAUOD - former president elect of Mazikhandar
    --Avengers III#84/499 (Invaders III#0, [6]

RAGA (George Friedrich) - leader of Cult, servant of Black Lama, given pyrokinetic powers by him
    -Son of Fire, Wish of Fire (app)--Iron Man I#52 (53(fb), 52,53

RAGA ( ) - the Four, posed as hawk-faced demon
    *D* (app-four)--Haunt of Horror#2/6 (4d

RAGAR - Deviant, prime minister and brother to Tode, held contempt for Kro, trapped inside Deviant cube by Eternals.
    pale yellow skin
    --Eternals I#3 (8, Iron Man Annual#6, [Avengers I#247,248]

RAGA-SHAH - high priest of Cult of Kali, sought to destroy the world as the ultimate sacrifice to Kali, responsible for the deaths of Jakuna Singh + Ina + Biri, eventually defeated by Shanna, fed to her snake Ananta
    *D* (app)--Savage Tales I#9 (10, Rampaging Hulk I#9/2d)

RAGAZZI, BOYSIE - Night Raven enemy, criminal released by Governor Dennison and warden Macey to commit crimes--Marvel Superheroes#390/3

RAGE (Elvin Daryl Haliday) - New Warriors, Avengers, Initiative, Counter Force, grandson of Edna Staples, youth mutated by chemical waste into powerful adult form, forced to leave Avengers after they discovered his true age, joined New Warriors, quit alongside Night Thrasher, student at Oatridge School for Boys.
    superhuman strength + durability, bm, shaved head
    BLACKSMITH* (M,net)--Avengers I#326 (328(fb), 326-331, Captain America I#385, Av322,333, Avengers An20, [Incredible Hulk An17/2], Avengers West Coast Annual#6, Av334-339, Quasar#28(fb), Av340,341, New Warriors I#22-25, 26, 27, 29(fb),30(fb),29,30, Iron Man I#303, NW34, New Warriors An3, NW37-45, Night Thrasher II#6, [X-Force#33],NW46,XFor34, NW An4, NW47,Nova II#6/3,[NW48,NThrII#12],Nov7/2,[NW49],50,51, Quas60, NThr15, NovII#10, NW52, NThr16, NW53, NThr17, 18(fb), Marvel Comics Presents#159-163, NW57, NT#19-21, NW#60, 63,64, 72-75, Thunderbolts#8, Avengers III#1-3, 4, ; Hawkeye: Earth's Mightiest Marksman, Wolverine II#134, Av13, New Warriors II#0, NW II#1, Ant-Man’s Big X-Mas#1, Av86-88, Hercules III#1(fb)?, Gravity#1, She-Hulk II#8, Fantastic Four#539, Avengers: The Initiative#1, 3, 4-5, 6 (fb), 6, New Warriors IV#11, AI#10 (fb), 10-11, 12 (fb)

RAGGADORR - mystic entity, participated in Wager of the Octessence, empowered Stonecutter, formerly invoked by Dr. Strange
    -"Roving Rings of Raggador," "Rains of Raggador" (app)--[Strange Tales I#125], Dr. Strange III#49 (Iron Man III#22(fb), [StrT#125], Doc III#49, [IM III#22,PP:Spider-Man#11,Juggernaut: 8th Day, ], [Defenders III#2], [World War Hulk#3]

RAGHBAH, SUJANAA MIN - ancient Persian sorcerer, captured a mystic gem containing a mysterious spiritual female entity legend held to be a djinn; forced her to serve him for hundreds of years, but eventually went insane because she never loved him as he craved; eventually slain by Adam of Destine
    *D*--Clan Destine#5 (5 (fb, dies)

RAGMAR of the pre-Cataclysmic era - banished from Zarfhaana by emperor Varicus, given sanctuary in Valusia, possessed by spirits in subterranean crypt, killed by Kull
    *D*--Kull the Conqueror II#1

RAGNAHORN - magic power item, left horn of Auohumla, sought by Ulik
    --[Marvel Knights II#1], 2 (3

RAGNAR - Asgardian warrior, fought Mirage over Brightwind, whom he had hunted; driven off by Mist
    --New Mutants Special Edition #1

RAGNAROK - legendary twilight of the Asgardian gods
    --Journey into Mystery I#96?

RAGNOK  of the Hyborian era - Kordavan, led rebellion, captured by Conan, freed by Bar-Helm to assassinate king Phehemenes, but slain by Conan before he could succeed
    --Savage Sword of Conan#61

RAGONE, THEODORE "TURTLE" of Earth-982 - Midtown high school, classmate of May, friend of Ralphie Hicks, prankster, stole from the lockers of others, wm
    --Spider-Girl#16 (22, 34, 45


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