R’RALMIS - planet, satellite in its orbit served as former home of the Master of the Sun, later colonized by the Ariguans, source for the element gun
    (app-mos)--Marvel Preview#4

RRUOTHK’AR - Ariguan, agent of Kyras Shakati and Gareth of Sparta, led Ariguan squad that slew Meredith Quill, but neglected to kill her son, later battled and slain by Star-Lord
    *D*--Marvel Preview#4, (named)11 (4/11(fb), 11d)

R’SHUMBA - Wakandan, daughter of N’Kano, godsister and possible love interest to Vibraxas, resented his decision to leave Wakanda and join Fantastic Force
    (net-wak)--Fantastic Force#14 (15

R’TEE - Skrull mutant, Cadre K.
    Project spikes from arms and head
    (net-handbook/Cadre K)--Maximum Security: Dangerous Planet#1 (Bishop: Last X-Man#15, Maximum Security#2, X-Men Unlimited#29, MaxSec3

R'THIL particle cannons - used by Shi'ar against Grad Nan Holt in Gul Damar space station
    --X-Men Legacy#255; (identified) #256

RUBACH - Fallen, Blood, apparently killed by Hannibal King's rats.
    superhuman speed, generate delayed explosives
    (app)--Spirits of Vengeance#17, Nighstalkers#15, Morbius#17 (SoV#17, Nightstalkers#15, Marvel Comics Presents#145, Morbius#17d)

RUBBERMAID (Andrea Marguiles) - mutant, Xavier Institute, Alpha Squadron, friend of Jeffrey Garrett
    elastic body
    (New X-Men: Academy X Yearbook)--X-Treme X-Men#20, (named) #21 (22, 23

RUBICON - planet

RUBIN, ABBY - former employee of Scarmore, inc, temporarily driven mad by Mercurial Virus, relocated to San Francisco Underground, helped expose illegal dumpings
    (app-mercurial)--Venom: the Madness#1 (2,3

RUBINSTEIN, CORBEN - Guardsman, killed by Cinder during prisoner transport
    --Cage I#9

RUBOUT - gang member, participated in drive-by shooting
    --Captain America I#374

RUBY ?? of Earth-93060 - befriended Freex, shot by Master of the Hunt
    (app)--Freex#4 (4(fb), 4, 5,7,16

RUBY of DOMINATION - used by Xandu who amplified its power via the Eye of Agamotto, shattered by the Thing
    (app)--Marvel Fanfare I#20 ([20 (fb)], 20 (fb), 20-21

RUBY of RAGGADORR - see RINGED RUBY of RAGGADORR (app-stone)--Peter Parker: Spider-Man#11

RUBY of SAMBANA - mystical item, South America, generates heavy rain on any thief, forcing its return
    (app)--World of Fantasy#11/3

RUBY of SHADOWS - Terragonia, formerly possessed by Kronak, used to summon the Guardian of the Ruby, shattered when Hulk defeated the Guardian
    (app-kronak)--Incredible Hulk II#201

RUBY SCARAB - magic item created @ 3500 BC by merging of the souls of Dann and Garret, utilized on at least two occasions to banish the elementals to an extradimensional realm, used by Scarlet Scarab(s), formerly stolen by Asp/Harper + Miles Olddan.
    grants strength, flight, energy powers, etc to holder, returns to resting place in garret’s tomb when exhausts power
    -Scarlet Scarab*, Ruby Skarab, Scarab-Gem (app)--Supernatural Thrillers#8 (8(fb), [Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#9(fb)], Invaders I#23, 25, [Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#9(fb)], [Thor326(fb)], Supernatural Thrillers#8-15, Ms. Marvel#11,12, Thor I#326(fb2), 326

RUBY SNEAKERS - Here (and There) dimension, used to transport Defenders back to Earth
    (app-herethere)--Defenders I#115

RUBY SPHINX - guarded the Plateau of Brass; confronted Thor when he entered Hell; told him that he'd let him live if he answered his riddle; shattered by Thor
    --Thor I#613

RUBY THURSDAY (Thursday Rubinstein) - Headmen, organic computer grafted to head, had affair with the Answer (Aaron Nicholson), decapitated by Bullseye, head kept by Answer
    artificial red plastic head, able to shape into any form, project energy blasts
    HEADGIRL (e-mail) (I#5, U#3, AZU#4)--Defenders I#32 (33(fb)?, 32, 33(fb), 32, 33, 35, Defenders Annual#1, Omega the Unknown#10, Defenders I#76-77, Sensational She-Hulk#1-3, Web of Spider-Man#73, Marvel Comics Presents#97/4, Defenders II#10(fb), 5, [8], 9, 10, I (heart) Marvel: Outlaw Romance#1, She-Hulk II#10, Heroes for Hire II#6-8

RUBY TOAD - ruby key in shape of a toad linked to Toad God
    (app-toad god)--Chamber of Chills#3

RUCKA of Earth-523001 - court bailiff
    (app-earth523001)--What If Karen Page Had Lived?

RUCKUS (Clement Wilson) - Nasty Boys,
    --X-Factor I#74 ([104],105, X-Men Forever#1

RUDIGER - biblical mythology, great-grandparent of Sybil
    --[Gambit II#2]

RUDO, Professor SCIO- Japanese scientist, used "atom-water" to cause explosions; opposed by Captain America (William Nasland) and Bucky (Fred Davis)
    --Captain America Comics#51 (December, 1945)

RUDOLFO (Rudolfo Fortunov) - prince of Latveria, sought to recover leadership from Dr. Doom, slain by Red Skull (Shmidt)
    *D* (app)--Astonishing Tales#1/2 ([Books of Doom#6 (fb)], Astonishing Tales I#1/2, 2/2, 3/2, Super-Villain Team-Up#8-12

RUDOLFO - head of traveling carnival, welcomed Hawkeye and Hercules
    --Avengers I#99 (99(fb)

RUDOLPH ?? - former pimp of Glory, shot by her when assaulted Vincent (formerly Mesmero)
    *D*--X-Men Unlimited II#13 (13d)

    --NYX#1 (2

RUDY the ROBOT - robot created by the L'il Professor (no other name given), accompanies him and his nephew Oswald.
    super-strong, perfect aim, good fighter.
    --Daring Mystery Comics#8 (January, 1942)

RUDY , Dr. - Genetech
    --New Warriors II#1

RUDY ?? - Bone, Idaho
    --She-Hulk II#4

RUFFER - pet dog of Bernie Devlin, killed by Obadiah Stane to unnerve Bernie during a chess championship
    *D*--Iron Man I#198 (198 (fb, dies)

RUFFY RABBIT - accompanied Jimmy Jupiter on some of his missions
    --Marvel Mystery Comics#

RUFIA  of the Hyborian era - Ophirian, enslaved by Othbaal and then Akhirom, rescued by Conan, fled Asgalun with him
    --Hawks over Shem; Savage Sword of Conan#36

RUFUS ?? of Pre-Cataclysmic Era - native of Durium, former lover of Salena, consumed with grief after she died from a plague, goaded into seeking vengeance by Kaanuub,used Commorian Witch-Pipe to summon lava creature, killed by it
    *D*--Kull the Conqueror III#5

RUFUS - criminal, imprisoned alongside Quicksilver
    --X-Factor: The Quick and the Dead

RUGARU - legendary creature of New Orleans swamp
    "half-man, half-alligator, half-Cajun werewolf"
    --[Gambit IV#8]

RUGBURN - Allergen Gang
    (app-ag)--Captain America: Return of the Asthma Monster

RUGER - Cosmic Commando Unit.
    large green male insectoid/exo-skeleton wearer, fly, uses energy guns
    (app-ccu)—Star Masters#1, 3(named) (1-3

RUGGA - Aesir (or Storm Giant), king, employed Storm Giants to kidnap Sif for Hela in effort to gain immortality, defeated by Thor @ age 18.
    beard + pony tails
    --Journey into Mystery I#102/2 (Thor: Son of Asgard#11

RUGRI - Asgardian rock troll, agent of Loki
    --X-Men I Annual#9

RUIN of Earth-Big Town (Flash Thompson) - X-Squad
    --Fantastic Four: Big Town#1 (2-4

RUINED (Armure, B'arr, Casque, C'hin, Exalt, Feuille, Griffe, Katar, Martyr, M'stapha, S'pyke, Stem, Touffre, T'urnaround, Quintessence )
    - extra-dimensional race, possibly judged as failure by Celestials, freed from imprisonment by Yvette Diamonde and DRC, encountered Fantastic Four
    (app)--Fantastic Four III#1 ([25(fb)], 1(fb), 1, [20(fb)],  [19],20, Fantastic Four: Foes#1, 5-6

RUINS dim - alternate earth where everything went wrong

RUINSAW of GIZA - magic item, created by stephen loss

RUIZ, GIL of Earth-93060 - ultra, climber, killed by Rafferty
    *D* (app)--Firearm (uv) I#12 (12d)

RUIZ, MARGARITA ALLEGRA "RIGGER" - Code: Blue, sister of Roberto/Rhythm.
    (app)--Thor I#426 ([Fantastic Four I#361(fb)], Th426-429, Deadly Foes of Spider-Man#2, Th432,433, 447-451, Marvel Comics Presents#112/4, Th456, Fantastic Four I#372, Darkhawk#23,24, Web of Spider-Man Annual#9, Spider-Man Unlimited I#1/3, Thunderstrike#1, SpdmUnl#3, 3/3, Ts3, Silver Sable#27, Captain America I#426, Ts5-8, New Warriors Annual#4, Night Thrasher II#15, Ts#13/2-16/2, X-Force I#40, Fantastic Force#1, 6, Ts22,23, Journey into Mystery#505, Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives#3

RUIZ, ROBERTO "RHYTHM" - Yancy Street Gang, brother of Rigger
    --Fantastic Four I#361 (Justice: Four Balance#1, Thunderstrike#13/2

RUKA of Dinosaur World - son of unnamed giant, ran away from home, causing his father to go on a rampage in search of him
    (app)--Devil Dinosaur#2, (fully seen)#3

RUKAD IV - planet in an alternate reality, @ 1 million years in the future, trained in quasi-dimensional calculus by older sister of Alecto
    --Cable II#94 (94(fb2)

RUKKOPLU - Faltinian
    --[Dr. Strange III An2/4]

RULER of EARTH - alternate timeline?, computer created to rule the planet, programmed to never betray humanity
    - ROE* (app)--Strange Tales I#81

RULK (    ) - Red Hulk
    --(Red Hulk) Hulk II#1; (Rulk) Hulk II#6

RUMATI race of Reality-77119 (T'Kal) - 50 year war with Linnea ended by Silver Surfer by taking away their weaponry
    --Silver Surfer: Requiem#3 (2007)

RUMBLER (James David) - old enemy of Morris Walters, mutated by unknown means
    generate shockwaves
    (app)--Sensational She-Hulk#52 ([54(fb)], 52, 54-56

RUMBO of Earth-Power Pachyderms - Power Pachyderms
    Retractable adamantium tusks
    (app-pp)--Power Pachyderms#1 (1(fb), 1

RUMEKISTAN (Milos Yusevitch) - country, Flag Smasher took it over with the aid of Citizen V; taken over by Cable after Domino assassinated Flag-Smasher; Milos Yusevitch became new president after Cable's seeming death
    --Citizen V and the V Battalion: Everlasting#

RUMIKA (Jian, Lum) - island nation, natives guarded the Master Form for captain Merrick, all slain attempting to defend i
    (app-mast)--Wolverine II#27 (28, 29, [30]

RUMLOW, GERALDINE of Earth-148611 - see VICE VERSA of Earth-NU --DP7 #2

RUMOR ( ) - former ally of Adolph Hitler, in 1968 manipulated Venus in attempt to take over USA, defeated when Black Fox damaged his vocal cords.
    emitted hypersonic frequency from vocal cords which enable him to compel others to obey him, powers faded with time so that he could only control the youth
    (net-lostgen)--Marvel: Lost Generation#5 (5(fb), 5

RUMPUS - minor Olympian God, father of Brooke, Rumpus, bore his denim shield at the celebrated Battle of the Posterior during the war of the Advertising Agents
    --[Bizarre Adventures#32/4]

    --Spectacular Spider-Man II#54

RUNAWAY of Earth-9602 ( ) - Amalgam of Rogue + Gypsy. Judgment League Avengers, JLX
    --JLX#1 (JLX Unl#1(fb1),1

RUNAWAY of Earth-928 circa 2099 A.D. ( ) - Total Recall
    --Fantastic Four 2099#2 (3

RUNAWAYS (Arsenic, Bruiser, Lucy in the Sky, Sister Grimm, Talkback, Wilder (d), Old Lace, Victor Mancha?)
    - Los Angeles based children of the Pride, duped into formation by Wilder to gather weapons to save his parents; they turned against him when he revealed his true goals, escaped the Gibborim
    Use Leapfrog and Old Lace, formerly based in the Hostel
    (OH: Teams, Civil War, CWBDR, app)--Runaways I#1 (17(fb), 1-10, 11,12, 13, 14, 15-17, [18(fb)], 18, Runaways II#1-2, 19 (fb), 2-6, 7-8, 9-12, [13(fb)], 14, Free Comic Book Day, 15-18, 19-21, 22-24, Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways#1-4, Run#25-30, Secret Invasion: Young Avengers & Runaways#1-4, Runaways III#1

RUNCITER, GAIL - SHIELD I field agent, trained alongside Wendell Vaughn, temporarily replaced by a Deltite
    (app)--Captain America I#268 (Quasar I#1(fb), Cap268, 275,276, 278, Marvel Team-Up I#128, Cap281-283, [Nick Fury vs SHIELD#6(fb)], [Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD#43(fb)], 43, [44-47]

RUNE of Earth-93060 - barbarian thief, corrupted by energy crystal which shattered into star stones
    (app)--Sludge#1/2 (Giant-Size Rune#1(fb), Ultraverse Unlimited#1(fb), Conan vs. Rune#1, Conan#4, Conan the Savage#4, Rune I#7(fb), Freex#17 (ancient Egypt), Prime5/2,NightM#1/2,HardC#5/2,Frx4/2,Proto3/2,Sludge1/2,Str5/2,Ex3/2,FireA#2/2,Man4/2,Soln2/2, Rune I#1-6, Giant-Size Rune#1, Rune7-9, Godwheel#0-3, Rune/Silver Surfer#1, 1/2, Curse of Rune#1-4, Rune Infinity, Rune II#1,[2],3-5, Rune vs Venom, Ultraverse Unlimited#1

RUNESTAFF - lion-headed staff, taken on Rus by Possessor (Kamo Tharnn) from Achernonian (whom Tharnn slew), used to return spirit of Jane Foster, seemingly destroyed by Quasar (Wendell Vaughn)
    absorb others into pocket dimension, great powers, manipulate life force of others
    (app)--Thor I#235 (335(fb), 235, Champions#13, Thor334,335

RUNESTAFF dimension (minds absorbed by Runestaff) - mystic realm, pocket universe in which souls of those whose knowledge is absorbed by Runestaff are transported, souls trapped there by Possessor were eventually freed by Thor and Sif
    (app)--Thor I#335

RUNGAR - Snark
Power Pack II#1

RUNNER (Gilpetperdon) - Elders of the Universe, conducted Galactic Marathon.
    move at faster than speed of light
    (app)--Defenders I#143 (Silver Surfer III#3,4, 7, 9,10, 17-19, Quasar#17, Thanos Quest#2, Quas58, Annihilation: Ronan#3, [4]

RUNNING BEAR, JOHN of Earth-Seeker 3000 - former chief medical officer, sacrificed himself to expel Jason from Censys
    *D* (app-seeker)--Marvel Premiere I#41 (Seeker 3000#1(fb, dies)

RUNNING FISH - @ 1885, Cibecue Apache, Sunset Riders, ally of Geronimo
    --Two Gun Kid: Sunset Riders#1 (2


RUPERT - former pet dog of Robbie Baldwin
    --Civil War: Front Line#7/3 (7/3 (fb)

RUPERT - ant, ally of Ant-Man (Eric O'Grady)
    --Irredeemable Ant-Man#4

R.U. REDDY (Winthrop Roan,jr.) - Team America, Thunderiders. wm, red hair
    (D#13, app)--Captain America I# 269 (Team America#1-12, New Mutants I#5, 6, 8, The Thing I#27, 28

RUS - base of intergalactic institute of advanced learning, contains master library, Epoch elected to remain here to continue studies
    --Thor I#235 ([Avengers Spotlight#24/2], Quasar I#39

RUSEEF - Dakkamites, Lords Consul
    (app-dak)--Adventures into Fear#17 (17(fb)

RUSH of Earth-93060 (John Rome) - saved Monalisa from Aeon
    --Freex#2 (3, Firearm I#11/Ultraverse Premiere#5, Mantra II#5,6

RUSH, DENNIS - STRIKE psi-division, assassinated by Slaymaster

RUSH CLUB (Gunship, Locomotive Breath, Sanction) – mercenaries
    --War Machine I#12 (13,14

RUSHMAN, NANCY - artificial personality created by SHIELD I, first used on Black Widow (Romanoff) to allow her to go deep undercover, then on Lynx to assimilate her into normal life, then on Marrow to make her an agent to send against rogue Life Model Decoys
    --Marvel Team-Up I#82? ( Marvel Comics Presents #12_, Spider-Man/Marrow#1

    US Secretary of Defense, forced Gyrich to give him information on the Avengers
    --Avengers III#61 (64, 66-68

RUSOOM - see KUSOOM (app)--Tales to Astonish I#31/4

Ruins of Ravencroft: Sabretooth#1 (fb)

RUSSIAN ( ) - Russian mercenary and assassin, occasional agent of Ma Gnucci, sent after Punisher (Castle), badly beat him until smothered by him using a morbidly obese man, Mr. Bumpo, decapitated and head brought before Ma Gnucci in defiance, resurrected by covert international agency, necessary hormone injections caused him to grow breasts, sent after Punisher again, eventually caught in nuclear explosion on Grand Nixon Isle.
    superhuman strength + durability, titanium jaw, enhanced olfactory senses, three hearts
    *D* (2006#9, MKE)--[Punisher V#7],8 (9,10,11d, 12(d), Punisher VI#1-4,5d)

RUSSIAN 2099 ( ) - Undead, body formerly held in storage,
    turn to metal
    *D/R/D*--X-Men 2099#26 (27-29d)

RUSSIAN GODS (Ajyst, Baba Yaga, Perun, Svantovit, Svarog) -
    (app)--Captain America I#352


RUSSIAN SLEEPERS - 5 men held in stasis since cold war, based on Drenkov Island, waited for nuclear explosion on US soil to send group of Russian super-agents to attack USA, sensed explosion of Infernal Man and sent in agents, slain by Supernaut
    --[Order II#1], 2

RUSSIAN WARBORGS - see WARBORG (app)--X-Force I#110

RUSSO, BOB - third baseman for the Bears, broke arm while trying to replace Captain America
    (app)--Captain America I#178 ([179]

RUSSO, YOLANDA - Avengers Compound maintenance
   --West Coast Avengers II#40

RUSSOFF, GREGOR - great(?)-grandfather of Jack Russell, former ally of High Evolutionary, werewolf curse awakened by Darkhold which he obtained from Taboo, summoned Chthon from Wundagore mountain in attempt to free himself of lycanthropy, forced to send Chthon back by Magnus, killed by blast from behind by Chthon
    *D* (app)--Avengers I#187 (Werewolf by Night I#3 (fb) / Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#14: Werewolf, [WwbN I#15 (fb)]/OHotMU Update '89#2: Darkhold], WwbN I#3 (fb)/OHotMU D#14/Dr. Strange II#27/2, Avengers I#187(fb), Silver Surfer An1/3(fb), New Mutants Annual#4/3(fb), Fantastic Four Annual#21/3, Amazing Spider-Man Annual#22/4(fb), [22/4(fb)], [22/4], OHotMU D#14/Uncanny X-Men Annual#12/3d, Web of Spider-Man Annual#4/4 (d))

RUSSOFF, GREGORY - father of Jack Russell, werewolf curse possibly awakened by Darkhold, killed by villagers
    *D* (app)--Marvel Spotlight I#2 (Werewolf by Night I#3 (fb) / Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#14: Werewolf, [WwbN I#15 (fb)]/OHotMU Update '89#2: Darkhold], WwbN I#3 (fb)/OHotMU D#14/Dr. Strange II#27/2, [Mystic Arcana: Scarlet Witch#1/2 (fb)], 1/2, Marvel Spotlight I#2 (fb, dies), Marvel Comics Presents#55/2 (spirit)

RUSSOFF, GRIGORI - great-great grandfather of Jack Russell, turned into werewolf by Lydia, took over part of Dracula’s domain when he moved to France @1762, wife killed by Dracula, impaled and temporarily destroyed Dracula, killed by silver bullet from villagers, curse mystically passed down to descendents
    *D* (app)--Werewolf by Night I#15(fb) ( Tomb of Dracula I#3/2, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#14: Werewolf, Werewolf by Night I#18(fb)/OHotMU Update '89#2: Darkhold

RUSSOFF, JEROME - Russoff Trio, werewolf, slain shortly before World War II by Eveline O'Reilly and Dracula
(russtrio)--Bizarre Adventures II#1/3

RUSSOFF, LOUISA - wife of Grigori, slain by Dracula
    *D*--Werewolf by Night I#15 (15(fb, dies)

RUSSOFF, MARIA - mother of Gregor, granddaughter of Grigori, apparently survived stoning after Gregor's death, sought vengeance after her Gypsy camp was slaughtered by villagers, captured Topaz years later and used her as a familiar to reanimate the dead Gypsies, sending them to murder villagers; regained sanity with Topaz's aid, sacrificed her own life to save the Werewolf from one of the zombie Gypsies.
    *D* (app)--Giant-Size Werewolf by Night#3 (Giant-Size Werewolf by Night#3(fbs), 3d)

RUSSOFF, RENFIELD - Russoff Trio, werewolf, slain shortly before World War II by Eveline O'Reilly and Dracula
(russtrio)--Bizarre Adventures II#1/3

RUSSOFF, STEFAN - Russoff Trio, werewolf, slain shortly before World War II by Eveline O'Reilly and Dracula
    (russtrio)--Bizarre Adventures II#1/3

RUSSOFF CASTLE - Borgo Pass, Transylvania
    --Marvel Spotlight I#2

RUSSOFF MANOR - summer home in Transylvania, used as base by Maria Russoff as she sent her zombie Gypsies to attack the villagers that had slain the Gypsies years before
    --Giant-Size Werewolf by Night#3

RUST ( ) – Resistants, agent of Red Skull (Shmidt), apparently slain by Captain America (John Walker)
    *D* (app)--Captain America I#350

RUSTLER of Earth-S ( ) - partner of Bollix, enemy of the Whizzer
    used cowboy theme
    (app)--Squadron Supreme I#8 ([8(fb)], 8

RUSTY - partner of Defender
    (net-goldage)--(g) USA Comics#1

RUSTY - mechanical horse of Shabby Dayes
    --Captain Marvel I#42 (43-44, Death of Captain Marvel GN

RUTABAGA, DARYL of Earth-Amalgam - see DARRYL RUTABAGA (app-lobo)--Lobo the Duck#1

RU'TAI race (Pilgrimm, Mongrels) - dimension of the N'Garai, rebelled after Wolverine's slaughter of the N'Garai, overthrew the N'Garai, sent Mongrels to earth to dissect and study humans, initially repelled by X-Men
    (app)--[X-Men II#71], 75 (75(fb), [71, 73-74 ], 75, X-Men: Black Sun#1-5

RUTGARD, Prof - investigated newly-empowered Fantastic Four
    --Fantastic Four: First Family#1

RUTGERS, ED - murdered in pursuit of pirate gold; opposed by Namor the Sub-Mariner
    --Sub-Mariner Comics#17 (Fall, 1945)

RUTH - Archangel of great power, sister of Esther, sent to Earth to stop Kazann, allied with Hoss in taking down Malachi
    --Ghost Rider V#1 (2-6

RUTH ?? - Waterboys, sister of Janet, strong and good with a gun
    (app-wb)--Punisher II#41

RUTH ?? - Denver police, infected with Brood eggs by Harry Palmer, killed by Wolverine
    *D* (app-bm)--Uncanny X-Men#231

RUTH ?? - South African, former girlfriend of Strike
    (app-strike)--Marvel Comics Presents #32

RUTH ?? - mutant, friend of Ell, taken in and captured by poppa and the underground, freed by magneto
    --X-Men Unlimited #36/2

RUTH ?? - owner of a brothel, ally of Sabretooth, cared for Bonnie Hale
    --Sabretooth: Mary Shelly Overdrive#2(3,4

RUTHAR - Atlantean pirate, ally of Zoga, battled and possibly killed by Namor
    --Marvel Comics Presents#7/4

RUTHENIUM - elements of doom
    --Avengers III#56 (56(fb)

RUTHERFORD, JAKE of the Old West - criminal, arrested by Sheriff Dolan, freed by brothers, slew the deputy and mortally wounded Dolan, re-arrested after Dolan rebuilt as the Steam Rider/Steam Sheriff
    --Amazing Fantasy II#20/2

RUTHIE ?? - Al's Diner
    --New Warriors IV#1?, (identified) #6 (10

RUTHVEN, lord - 18th century vampire
    (app-ruth)--Vampyre(1819); VampTales#1

RUTLEDGE, - Hellfire Club London,
    photographic memory
    --Excalibur I#97

RUTLEDGE, JACK - Stark Enterprises, involved in development of gamma radiation neutralizing armor, covered up details of death of Lisa Cummings, killed by Richard Cummings
    *D*--Incredible Hulk II#73 (74(fb), 73, 74

RUTSTEIN, Mrs. - Vance Astrovik's Sunday School teacher

RUUL race (Plaht, Sintariis) - false race posed as by the Kree, used to dupe the intergalactic council into punishing humanity with the events of maximum security so they could steal the power of ego and attack the council to regain their former status
    --Maximum Security: Dangerous Planet (MS:DP#1(fb1-3), MS:DP, Maximum Security#1, 3, Defenders II#8(fb), Captain Marvel V#22-25

RUYTER, ANDREAS de - enemy of Black Panther, transferred mind into robot body, died during the strain of combat   
    - The Bull* (app)--Marvel Team-Up I#100/2 (100/2(fb), 100/2

RUZZ (    ) - Nazi operative; opposed by Namor the Sub-Mariner
    --Marvel Mystery Comics#43 (May, 1943)

R'VAAL - home of Rintrah

RYAN, Dr. of Earth-Amalgam - Project Cadmus

RYAN, CARL - homemaker, interviewed regarding registration of non-super-powered vigilantes, expressed unfamiliarity with meaning of "vigilante", wm, resembles Brian Michael Bendis
    --Daily Bugle Civil War Newspaper Special#1

RYAN, CHRISTINE - associated of Sally Floyd, former Daily Bugle reporter, psycho killed her dog after she refused to publish his story; she quit writing and went to work for her mother's catering business
    --[Generation M#2] ([2 (fb)]

RYAN, LAURENCE "LARRY" - widower of Tanya, accused of killing her until case thrown out via efforts of Malory Book
    --She-Hulk II#25 (26, 27

RYAN, TANYA - wife of Larry, killed by Cazon, briefly reanimated by Kodor of the Badoon
    *D*--She-Hulk II#25 (25d, 26 (d))

RYAN, RONALD - father of Becky/Aralune
    --Order II#5 (5 (fb)

RYAN, THOMAS - boss of Jake Olsen
    --Thor II#31 (39, 42, 61

    --Moon Knight VI#17

RYAN BIOCHEMICAL (Carl Maddicks, August Hopper) - based in Atlanta Georgia, genetics research, pesticides, among others, armed security force willing to kill intruders
    --X-Men I#24 ( X-Factor I#3

RYAS - home planet of the Druff
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#3: Alien Races Appendix: Druffs entry], Silver Surfer III#32

RYBYR ROBOTICS - had float in Rose Bowl parade, its facsimile's of Gort, Robbie the Robot, and another were let loose by Ultron and briefly rampaged
    --Avengers West Coast#68

RYCHENKO, VALENTINA IRENA - Russian agent, ally of Pete wisdom, former associate of Constantin Racal, gave information files on Niles Roman to Wisdom in exchange for assistance by X-Force against Meatspore troopers, attacked by Warborgs, assisted by X-Force, led them to Racal, later revealed as LMD under control of ??, exploded in effort to kill Dr. Niles Roman and X-Force.
    wf, dark hair
    --X-Force I#102 (103, 110-112,113d)

RYDER ( ) - Skrull Kill Krew, leader, black with dreadlocks
    (app-skk)--Skrull Kill Krew#1(2-5

RYDER, Dr. - aim, posed as shield agent, took control of android x-4
    (app-ax4)--Captain America I#127

RYDER, CECI - female trucker, former companion to Howard the Duck, encountered the Gopher alongside him
    --Howard the Duck I#32

RYEST - Beginagain leader, father of Dykon, led unification of Chosen, Rejects, and Beginagains against Celestial judgment, vowed never to use his powers against another member of his race.
    telepath, telekinetic
    (app-beg)—X-Factor I#44 (45,46, 48-50

RYG - demon, power in Jenning’s mill from struggle @ 1900, power sought by Dracula
    --[Dracula Lives#5/5]

RYKER, HARLAN - cybertek, created Deathlok/Kelly + Collins based on analysis of Deathlok the Demolisher
    --Marvel Two-In-One#??, [Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#], Marvel Comics Presents#62/4, Deathlok I#1 (Deathlok II#32(fb), 1(fb) MCP#62/4 Dlok1,2,3(fb),3,4, Deathlok II#1, 17,18

RYKER, General JOHN - US Army, husband of Lucy, led hunt for Hulk, sought to create gamma warriors, forced Dr. Vazin to experiment on homeless people
    (OH: Hulk, net)--Incredible Hulk III#14 (World War Hulk: Gamma Corps#1 (fb), 2 (fb), 3 (fb), 4 (fb), IncHulk#14-20, World War Hulk: Gamma Corps#1-4

RYKER, LUCY - wife of general, afflicted with cancer, exposed to gamma radiation in search for a cure, which mutated her hideously, eventually died
    *D* (net)—Incredible Hulk III#18, (named + fully seen) 20 (World War Hulk: Gamma Corps#1 (fb), 3 (fb), IncHulk#18-20, World War Hulk: Gamma Corps#1 (d/funeral)

RYKER, SIMON - constructed Symbionic Man, possibly killed during struggle against Namor
    (app)--Super-Villain Team-Up#4 (Marvel Spotlight I#27

RYKER’s ISLAND PRISON - New York City, housed super-villains prior to construction of the Vault
    Based on the real world's Riker's Island Prison
    Marvel Fanfare I#22, Amazing Spider-Man I#213, 219,
    Alias#26 , Daredevil II#82-87, Amazing Spider-Man#539-542, DD95

RYKING, ALEXANDER - Almagordo, father of Carter Ryking (HAZARD), genetics industrialist, helped Warhawk
    (app)--X-Men II#10 (X-Men Legacy I#211-212(fb), X-Men II#10-12

RYKING, CARTER - mutant, childhood friend of Charles Xavier, father associated with Brian Xavier + Kurt Marko at Almagordo, lost powers on M-Day, began to lose sanity, died of fatal brain hemorrhage (presumably associated with Mr. Sinister)
    generate plasma bursts
    HAZARD* *D*(app)--X-Men II#12 (211 (fb), Gambit III#4(fb), X12,13, 38, [211 (fb)], 211d

RYLAND, OLIVER - mutant, chief advisor to Elias Bogan
    --X-Treme X-Men#23 (41(fb), 23

RY-LEPH - previous interplanetary society in another galaxy, destroyed by Rhunians
    (app)--Thor I#218 (218 (fb, destroyed)

RY’LOR - extraterrestrial warrior, last of the Vyr’lgm’sh dynasty, spent many years enslaving other races, ship crashed on earth centuries ago, attempted to teach primitive tribes, who worshipped him as a sun god, but later used his secrets in an attempt to destroy him with a radioactive ore from his homeworld, destroyed them all in a rage, regained senses, created a field to keep others from his island, remained beneath the surface of the earth as penance, convinced by moonstar to attempt to make amends for his past deeds, left earth to return to previous worlds he had ravaged.
    large + powerful grey-skinned male, telepathically learn any language, advanced technology, fly, radiate light
    (app)—X-Force#93 (93(fb2), 93

RYNDA - inhuman, mother of Black Bolt, wife of Agon
    *D*--Thor I#148/2 (Avengers I#95(fb)

RYOS 8162 – extraterrestrial race, tried to capture Bahlia
    –Dr. Who magazine#140

RYU (Impact, Lynch, Masquerade, Niko, Salvo, Target) - Order of ninja gathered by Elektra to oppose the Snakeroot, slaughtered by them
    *D* (app)--Elektra: Root of Evil#2 (3)

RYUKI - Japanese demon from Ashurado, summoned by Hana in a plot to take over the Shosei Order by force, sought to raise the dead to gain the power to send her body to Earth, trapped by the Mark of Mana, released in the modern era when Wolverine put the Mark of Mana back on Mana, attempted to unleash the demons of Ashurado on Earth, slain by Wolverine after Mana coated his claws with gold
    Vast magical power, vulnerable to gold
    --[Wolverine: Soultaker#1, (named) #2], #3 (3(fb), [1-2], 3-5

RYUTEKI, JADE - 2099, whiz kid, traveled to Savage Land with X-Men
    --2099: World of Tomorrow#1 (2, 4-6, 8

RYZZANEL - mystic entity invoked by Dr. Strange
    -"coils of ryzzanel"--[Dr. Strange III#44]

R'ZAHNIAN race (Zamu) – extraterrestrial, Milky Way galaxy, planet R’Zahn, sought to invade Earth, possibly had a base on Saturn.
    semi-humanoid, red skin
    (I#9,D#15)--(g) Amazing Adventures I#3;Weird Wonder Tales#20

RZH'ARR - demon, griffin-like servant of Asmodeus, impersonated Cynthia Randolph to entrap Blaze
    (app-asmodeus)--Ghost Rider II#64

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