VE - Asgardian, brother of Odin and Vili, sacrificed self to imprison Surtur in Muspelheim, power transferred to Odin upon death
    LODUR* *D*--Journey into Mystery I#97/2 (Thor I#349(fb)/JiM#97/2

VECTOR (Simon Utrecht) - U-Foes, leader,
    attract and repel matter, surface composed of variety of images
    PRISONER V224__ (I#11,D#13,M)—Incredible Hulk II#254 (277(fb), 275-278, 304, 305, Avengers I#304, Avengers West Coast#53, Darkhawk#6, Hulk397,398,399(fb), 401, Thunderbolts Annual 1997(fb), Heroes for Hire#1, 12(fb), 1,2, 4, Spider-Man: Breakout#3(fb), 4(fb), 1(fb), New Avengers#1-2, 3(fb)/Spider-Man: Breakout#1(fb)/[NA#4(fb)], Spdm: BO#1-5, She-Hulk II#17-18

VEDA ( ) - Corporation agent, allegedly the daughter of Agent R from Project: Rebirth, posed as ally of Captain America for Kligger, incinerated by him when he began to suspect her loyalty.
    wf, skilled at espionage
    *D* (app)--Captain America I#213 (217,218, 220, 222,223, 225

VEDA (Magdalena Marie; originally Magdalena Marie Neuntauben) - Order, Initiative, German father, Mexican mother, martial artist, actress, model, lost ability to have children early in life, donates money to help underprivileged children
    summon & control humanoid golems out of the organic material around her
    --Order II#1 (4 (fb), 1-9, [10 (fb)], 10

VEE, DOCTOR - bomb-using scientist, led sabotage ring; enemy of Dynamic Man
    --Mystic Comics#2 (April 1940)

VEEDA LEEBRE - see LEEBRE, VEDA (app)--Captain Marvel IV#4, 5

VEEG or VEERG - Hairy Deviant in the employ of the Damocles Foundation, secretly aided Sledge, Ulysses Dragonblood, Arcadia Deville, and X-Force in entering the Foundation's Amazon headquarters, using the teleportation devices there.
    --X-Force I#97

VE'EHALO, chief - leader of tribe, encountered Namor
    (app-caleb_alexander)--Namor I#1

VEETHRA - see TRYKS—Blade IV#1

VEFFIR VOON IYAX of Earth-93060 - Hessshite
    - alligator creature, lived in sewers
    - <He of the Cold Blood and Boundless Appetite> *D*--Sludge#4 (Sludge: Swamp of Souls#1 (fb), Sludge: SoS#1

VEGA of Earth-Femizonia - former queen of United Sisterhood of Femizonia, sister of Lyra
    (app-fem)--Savage Tales I#1/2

VEGA, RAFAEL - Wolfpack
    --Marvel Graphic Novel: Wolfpack

VEGA, ROBIN - mutant, Empire State University, research assistant to Dr. Lanning.
    transform into metal, wf, blond
    --Spider-Man#82 (82(fb), 82, 83

VEGA-MEN (Colossus, Cyclops, Wolverine) - Creations of Vega based on X-Men, destroyed by Nightcrawler
    (app-vegasuperior)--Excalibur I#31

VEGA SUPERIOR - sole surviving spore cast down to Earth as Krakoa was pulled into orbit, fed human sacrifices by a worshipping tribe, created the Vega-Men, drowned while attempting to capture Nightcrawler
    Animate and control plant-life, drain life force from others
    *D* - SON of KRAKOA (app)--Excalibur I#31 ([31(fb)], 31d

VEGAN race (Colossus) - extraterrestrial, Milky Way Galaxy, Vega IV, empire of planets throughout Vega system
    thirty feet tall humanoids
    (I#11,D#15)—Tales to Astonish I#58

VEGANS (Gaar) - fought Speed Carter
    --Speed Carter#5/4

VEGAS (    ) - Midwest based adventurer, mutated by exposure to probability generator
    transfer luck between beings
    (OH: AZ#12)--Amazing Fantasy II#13

VEGAS THIRTEEN (Freddie Carnevale + Santo Castellani + Jimmy "Little Man" Desanti + Louis Fredone + Tony Mascapone)
    - mobsters, killed back in 1957 by agents of Morris Forelli, buried in Las Vegas desert, mutated/merged into Digger by Gamma Bomb
    --Amazing Spider-Man II#51 (51(fb)->Digger

vegetables of Deimos of Earth-Dinner Time on Deimons - vicious life form, attack anything that get near them
    (app-benedict)--Journey into Mystery I#94/2

VEGS - see Venture Executives for Galactic Security--Wolverine: Best There Is#9 (2011)

VEIL ( ) - Desert Sword, killed by Pyro.
    Generate thick green mist of varying density to obscure vision, choke others, and levitate herself
    (OH2006#3-ds, net-ds)--New Mutants An#7/2 (Uncanny X-Men Annual#15/2, X-Factor Annual#6/2

VEIL of Earth-93060 (Marjorie Fredericks) - Ultratech assassin
    --Prototype#1 (0,

VEIL (    ) - Corporation
    --Heroes for Hire II#3

VEILED ONE - see THUGRA KHOTAN (app)--Black Colossus, Savage Sword of Conan#2

VEILED VIOLINIST () - music can shatter human bones, Patriot foe
    --Human Torch Comics I#5a

VEL - Inhuman, second cousin of Tauron, personal friend of Agon
    -- Inhumans III#1

VEKECHAI of the Hyborian era - turtle god worshipped by Charn and the people of Fonton, possibly the name for the Drought-Monster
    --[Savage Sword of Conan#72] ([72(fb), 72]

VELANNA - @ 1809, Vampire, Transylvanian, ex-wife of Lupescu, vamped by Dracula, destroyed by husband
    *D/R/D*--Dracula Lives #10(10d)

VELANNA of Weirdworld - elf, partner of Tyndall
    --Marvel Premiere #38

VELASCO, FREDO - son of Robert, former victim of el Lobo
    (app-lobo)--Within Our Reach

VELASCO, ROBERT - father of Fredo, former victim of el Lobo
    (app-lobo)--Within Our Reach

VELCRO, CARLTON - heroin dealer, empowered Razorfists, former munitions dealer
    (app)--Master of Kung Fu I#29 (30, 31 9; 105, 106

VELENA-THAN - Galadorian, High Command, Commander-in-Chief of Vanguard
    --Spaceknights#4

VELVET FIST of Earth-93060 ( ) - ultra, seduced Reaper, temporarily removed his and Cayman’s powers
    --All-New Exiles#9

VELVET MORGUE (Tito; formerly Augustus Pugliese) - lounge at which Pug was a former bouncer
    --She-Hulk II#9

VEN - Korbinite, former lover of Salla, slain by Stardust
    --Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta Ray Bill#2

VENDERMEER, SUSAN - see CILLA.
    guise used to seduce Blade
    --Blade#1 (2-5)

VENDETTA of Earth-1298 ( ) - enigmatic entity, battled Sentinels, forced President Kelly to step down.
    female
    (app)--Mutant X Annual 1999

VENDETTA of Earth-928 circa 2099 AD - Venus 8 Gene Doll, reprogrammed self to increase abilities, sought vengeance on the men who took advantage of the Gene Dolls.
    superhuman physical abilities, various weapons, piloted Alchemax Prototype Laser Satellite
    Polly, "Punisher" (app)--Punisher 2099#19 ([19(fb)], 20,21, 25/3, 30-34

VENDHYA of the Hyborian era - nation, precursor of Persia and/or India, worshipped Asura
    --"The Black Circle"

VENDOR (Tony Vermillion) - cyborg villain, enemy of the Sentry, limbs removed and cast into the Negative Zone, head smashed by the Hulk on a later trip
    --Sentry II#3 ([3 (fb)], 3

VENEER, Mr. - Manmaker
    —Die-Cut#1(2-4

VENESIA of Earth-691 circa 31st century - capitol city of Badoon Sisterhood on Swampworld
    (app-bs)--Defenders I#28

VEN GARMCHEE, RASHEED - Perrinois, sorcerer, megalomaniac.
    Used Flying Dragon Lizards of Alganom
    (app-per)--Spider-Man Team-Up#3

VEN GARMCHEE, SHIWA - Perrinois, sorcerer, explorer.
    Used Pool of Diamonno
    (app-per)--Spider-Man Team-Up#3

VENGEANCE (Lt. Michael Badilino*) – New York Police Department, Paranormal Law Enforcement Team, former partner of Jack Piper, gained powers of a spirit of vengeance from Mephisto in order to combat Ghost Rider (Ketch) whom he believed to be evil, briefly replace Ghost Rider when he was apparently killed fighting Zarathos, killed self killing Hellgate, trapped in hell after sacrificing life when realized his alter ego was out of control after encountering terrorists who slew their hostages, constantly stung by scorpions in Hell.
    rode hellfire cycle, used bone chain, penance stare
    *D* (1990s, net, MKE) <chronology incomplete> --Spirits of Vengeance#9 (?Ghost Rider III#52/2?, GR21-23, 25, 28, 35, 39, 43-44,
Marvel Comics Presents#147,148, 149, 150,151, 152/3-155/3, 156-158, Darkhold#15, Morbius#16, Nightstalkers#15, GR45, Midnight Suns Unlimited#4, GR46-47, MSU5, GR48-50, 52, Ghost Rider Annual#2/2(fb), 2/2, GR52/2, Marvel Comics Presents#160-163, 164-166, Venom: Nights of Vengeance#1-4, MCP167-169, 170,171, 172-175, GR III#74(fb), [70, 71], 73-75, 76d, 91, 93(spirit, hell), Ghost Rider: Finale

VENGER of Earth-8396 - mercenary, attempted to kill Marysal and bring Prince Domenic back to his parents, defeated by Exiles, recruited by Madame Hydra-1720 to join her bid to conquer the Multiverse
    --New Exiles#5 (6

VENGEANCE of Earth-928 circa 2099 AD (Colt B. Wagner) - killed as an ATAC by Ghost Rider 2099, brain placed in body built by Bone Mechanix
    --Ghost Rider 2099#20 (21, 22

VENGINIAN, DARIUS - vampire, took control of Frank Dalton and later Spencer to control Silvereye.
    Tall, thin, dark hair
    --Blade: Vampire Hunter#1 (2-6

VENIPEDE – giant amphibious snake, venom harvested by Dargon for Vengun
    --Sectaurs#1

VENNEMA, KASHMIR -
    --Captain America and Hawkeye#6__ (6__-6__    , Captain America and Iron Man#6__-6__, Captain America and Black Widow#

VENOM - see ANTI-VENOM.
    -SPIDER-MAN's ALIEN COSTUME* (U#8,M, OH: Spdm2004, ME)--Web of Spider-Man#18, Amazing Spider-Man I#299 (Brock
Venom. Amazing Spider-Man An26/2, Spectacular Spider-Man An12/2, Web of Spider-Man An8/2, Amz388/2(Web18,24), Amz299,300, 315, AmzAn25/4, A316,317, Quasar#6, Marvel Graphic Novel: Avengers: Deathtrap: the Vault, Spider-Man: Trial of Venom, A330-333, 344-347, Darkhawk#13,14, Marvel Comics Presents#117,118, 119-122, A362, 363, Web94, Spirits of Vengeance#4, W95, SoV5, W96, SoV6, 373/2, 374,375, Venom: Lethal Protector#1-6, Spider-Man Family#2, W101,A378,Spider-Man I#35,Spec201,W102,A379,S36,Sp202,W103,A380,S37,Sp203, Spider-Man Unlimited I#2, Venom: Funeral Pyre#1-3, Daredevil I#321-323, Iron Man I#301,302, Venom: The Madness#1-3, Venom: Enemy Within#1-3, [H/V?], Venom: The Mace#1-3, Venom: Nights of Vengeance#1-4, Spider-Man: Arachnis Project#2-6, Web118, Spider-Man I#52, Web119, Spdm53, Venom: Separation Anxiety#1-4, Venom: Carnage Unleashed#1-4, Spider-Man 2099 meets Spider-Man, Venom: Sinner Takes All#1-5, Amazing Spider-Man Super-Size Special#1, Spider-Man Super-Size Special#1, Venom Super-Size Special#1, Spectacular Spider-Man Super-Size Special#1, Web of Spider-Man Super-Size Special#1, Ven:STA5/2(fb), 5/2, Venom: Along Came a Spider#1-4, Rune vs Venom#1, Venom: The Hunted#1-3, Spider-Man: Holiday Special 1995/3, DC/Marvel: All Access#1, Venom: the Hunger#1-4, Venom: Tooth & Claw#1-3, Venom: On Trial#1-3, Venom: License to Kill#1-3, Venom: Sign of the Boss#, Spider-Man: Venom Agenda, Venom: the Finale#1-3, [Peter Parker: Spider-Man#8], Amazing Spider-Man II#9(sym only), PP9,10, Nova III#6,7, A12,P12, P13, 16, A19, 22,23, Venom#11-13, Spectacular Spider-Man III#1-5, Venom#14-18, Marvel Knights Spider-Man#5-7, 8 (fb) --> Brock, Eddie)

VENOM - see FORTUNATO, ANGEL0--MK Spider-Man#6 (7)

VENOM (Mac Gargan) - Sinister Twelve, Thunderbolts (CSA), merged with symbiote after it left Angelo Fortunato
   "NAMESAKE" (message board ID) (OH: AZ#12)--MK Spider-Man#9 (10-12, Beyond#1-6, Civil War: Choosing Sides#1/6, 1, Civil War#4-5, 6-7, Civil War: The Initiative#1/2, Thunderbolts: Desperate Measures (fb), Tb: DM, Spider-Man Family#3/2, Thunderbolts#110-115, Nova IV#2-3

VENOMECH SYSTEM - designed by Stuart Clarke, engulfs wearer in a full-body, high impact synthiote of liquid smart-armor, worn by Punisher in battle with Mung
    augments strength, enhances durability, limited ability to regenerate from injury
    --Punisher War Journal II#12

"VENOMIZER of Earth-27537" - weapon intended for use by the Serpent Society before they were defeated by dimension-hopping Exiles
    --Exiles#89

VENOM TASK FORCE (Clark, Steen) -
    --Venom: Along Came a Spider#1 (2-4, Venom: The Hunted#1-3, Venom: On Trial#1,[2],3

VENOMM (Horatio Walters) - former ally of Eric Killmonger, later allied with Black Panther after reformed by Taku,
    face scarred by acid, control snakes, built-up tolerance to most snake venoms, skilled with bullwhip, skilled fighter
    (AZU#2, app)--[Jungle Action#6], 7 (8(fb), 16(fb), 7,8, 14, 16-18, Black Panther: Panther's Prey#2,4, Deathlok II#23-25, BP III#49

VENOX - highly unstable V-class nerve agent, used in bomb by Jemaah Islaimiyah
    --Iron Man IV#15

VENT, le (    ) - Les Heroes de Paris, empowered by sorcerer, cursed to be unable to slow to normal speed
    super-speed, run at over Mach Four
    <Wind>--Fantastic Four#541

VENTURA, SHARON - see Ms. MARVEL (OH2006#7-Ms.Marvel)—Thing I#27
    , Fantastic Four#543 (fb)

VENTURA, senora - employed Tatiana Caban at the restaurant Panaderia Ventura
    (app-catiana)--NYX#4

VENTURE, GINA - daughter of Steve, taken to safety after her father was killed by Payback
    --Punisher War Journal#51

VENTURE, STEVE - father of Gina, former head of a construction racket in New York, had Eddie Dyson’s family killed, killed by Payback
    *D*--[Punisher War Journal#48, (named) #49], 51 (51d)

VENTURE 2099 ( ) - bounty hunter, cyborg mercenary and brother of Risque
    --Spider-Man 2099#2 (24,25

VENTURE EXECUTIVES for GALACTIC SECURITY - hired Monark Starstalker and Paradox to retrieve technonecrotic virus
    VEGS*--Wolverine: Best There Is#9 (2011)

VENTURITES (Lokar) - plotted to conquer nearby Parthea, until a rogue asteroid approached their world, forcing superstitious warlord/leader Lokar (who had mistaken the bright light for a good omen) to leave behind all weaponry to get maximum citizenry aboard their ships as they fled to Parthea as refugees.
    (app)--Tales of Suspense #53 (1964)

VENTURUS - planet of the Venturites
    --Tales of Suspense #53 (1964)

VENUS (Aphrodite) - Olympian goddess of love and beauty, daughter of Zeus + Dione, estranged wife of Ares, Olympus Group?
    wears enchanted girdle (cestus) with which she can arouse love and passion in others + transform weapons into objects of peace
    (D#9,M, OH: GA, app)--(g) Marvel Mystery Comics#91; Sub-Mariner I#57? (Thor Annual#8, Marvel Super-Heroes III#9 (fb), ?Venus#1-19?, Champions1-3, Avengers I#283,284, Marvel Super-Heroes III#9, Sensational She-Hulk II#36, Hercules III#4

VENUS - "G-Men," Agents of Atlas, naiad transformed into more benevolent form by Ancient One, posed as the goddess Venus
    -Victoria Nutley Starr --(g) Venus#1; Sub-Mariner I#57? (Agents of Atlas#5 (fb), Venus#1-19, [Marvel Valentine Special#1/3(fb)], [Marvel: Lost Generation#5(fb)], Marvel: Lost Generation#5, SubM I#57, Marvel Valentine Special#1/3, Agents of Atlas#2 (fb), 3 (fb), 2-6, Spider-Man Family#4, Secret Invasion: Who do you Trust?#1/5

VENUS DEE MILO ( ) - X-Force/X-Statix, mutant, killed family when powers surfaced, given suit to control power by Xavier, apparently slain in battle against unnamed gunmen.
    body composed of unstable energy, teleport, fire energy blasts, heal others
    *D* (OH: AZ#12, app)--[X-Force#120? or 121], X-Statix#1 ([X-Statix#8(fbs), 1(fbs), 3(fb), X-Force I#121-122], XS1-5, 6-8, 9, X-Men Unlimited#41, XS10, Wolverine/Doop#2, X-Statix#11, 12, 13-18, 19-20, 21-25, 26d)

Venusian Suit - see WHIZ KIDS
    (app-whizkids)--Marvel Two-In-One#24

VENUSIANs - spent centuries protecting Earth against outer space menaces; one disguised himself as a human and fought off and slew an invading Martian
    (app-martian)--Strange Tales I#78

VENUSIAN RETRIEVER ANEMONE - Collector's collection, used to capture the Avengers
    (app-robotoid)--Avengers I#51 ([51(fb)], 51

VENUTI, SAM  - @ 1920's, pawnshop owner, husband of ??, beat up by agents of Taxman
    (app-tax)--Hulk Comic (UK)#3

VERA ?? - Random's housekeeper
    --X-Factor I#97 ( 112

VERA ?? - Russian, mother of Magdalena/Virgin, forced her to nearly kill herself sharing her power with others, tortured by Armenian gangster, made her peace with Magdalena and her her put her out of her misery
    *D*--Soldier X#3 (4-6

VERANKE - Skrull queen, led "Secret Invasion" of Earth
    SPIDER-WOMAN imposter*--New Avengers#1; (revealed as Veranke)
    (New Avengers#40 (fb), 40 (fb), 40 (fb), 40 (fb), 40 (fb), 40 (fb), 42 (fb), Mighty Avengers#16 (fb), NewAv#14 (fb), NA#42 (fb), 42 (fb), Avengers III#86-88/500-503, Hercules III#1(fb), MightyA#12 (fb), New Avengers#1,2,3(fb), 3, 42 (fb), 4-6, 42 (fb), Hercules III#4-5, 42 (fb), <House of M#1-7, NA#45, HoM#8>, NA#45, She-Hulk II#1, New Thunderbolts#12, NA#7-8, 9-13, 14-15, MA#14 (fb), 14 (fb), [A525], Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man#2, FNS3, MKS21, A527, FNS4, MKS22, Thing II#8 (fb), 8, NA#17-20, Annual#1, Ms. Marvel II#1, Civil War#1, ?Civil War: Choosing Sides#1/6?, New Avengers#23, [Punisher War Journal II#2-3]/Civil War#6-7/Black Panther IV#25, Captain America V#26, Civil War: The Initiative#1/3 (fb), NA#28-30 (fb), 27-32, Mighty Avengers#6, 7, NA#36 (fb), 36, Mighty Avengers#12 (fb)
    Secret Invasion

VERDANDI - see ATROPOS - Fates/Norns. (app-fates)--Tales to Astonish I#33, Journey into Mystery I#102/2

VERANKE - Skrull Empress, led secret invasion of Earth, impersonated Spider-Woman
    --New Avengers#1, (identified)
    Incredible Hercules#119 (fb)

VERDANT - planet, former home of Mantis, consumed by Galactus.
    covered with lush vegetation
    --Galactus the Devourer#4

VERDANT VIAL of VALTORR - magic item, created as part of the Wager of the Octossence, empowered Decay
    (app-decay)—[Iron Man III#22], Avengers III#25(named) ([Mystic Arcana#1/3]

VERDELET-vampire, heir to Varnae
    *D/R/D* (app)--Midnight Sons Unlimited#6(6/2,6/3

VERDI - Haalmhad
    --Marvel Preview#15

VERDUGO, SANDRA - mother of Ricky Meyers with Doc Samson (former lover), body cloned after death, mutated by Secret Conspiracy.
    recover from virtually any injury, drain life force from others
    (OH: Hulk)--Incredible Hulk III#36 (39(fb), 36-39, 47(fb1), 47(fb2), 45-49, 60-65

VERGE SYSTEM 001 - Xandar Cluster
    --Annihilation#4

VERIDIAN TERCE - see TERCE, VERIDIAN--Starjammers#1

VERITAS - see SAYGE.
    embodies truth, confronted Umar after she captured Dr. Strange and drove her insane by showing her her true Faltinian face.
     (app-say)-Strange Tales I#154

VERITUS - Inhuman truth seeker.
    purple skin, enlarged cranium, small tentacles on head
    (app--Inhumans III#6

VERMICELLI, GIANNI -
    --Spider-Man I#97

VERMIN (Edward Whelan) - see EDWARD WHELAN.
    Thunderbolts army, Hood's army, mutated into humanoid rodent and manipulated by Baron (Helmut) Zemo and Primus, abused as a child, temporarily cured by Dr. Ashley Kafka, re-mutated by Bloodscream
    (I#12,D#12,M,net)—Captain America I#272 (Spectacular Spider-Man II#181(fb2), 181(fb3), 183(fb1), 183(fb3), Cap272, 276-278, Marvel Team-Up I#128, Web of Spider-Man#31, Amazing Spider-Man I#293, Spec132, W32, A294, Sp133, Marvel Graphic Novel: Avengers: Deathtrap: The Vault, [Spectacular Spider-Man Annual#13(fb)]/Spec17_(fb ), Spec178-184, Spec194-196, <SpecAn13, A390, Spider-Man I#51, Spec217, Web117, A394, Spec217-Whelan>, AmzSp403, <Spec230-Whelan>, Wolverine Annual 2001, Wolverine II#170,171, Marvel Knights I#14,15, [Alias#26], She-Hulk III#5,6, New Avengers#1,2,3(fb)/4(fb), [Nightcrawler III#7(fb)], 8, Sensational Spider-Man III#24-27, Thunderbolts II#104, She-Hulk II#21, New Avengers#35, Annual#2, AmzSp566-567

VERMIN - see RODENT (app)—Strange Tales II#5

VERMINUS REX ( ) - Berev'ha Dentii, enemy of Ghost Rider/Noble Kale from World War II, apparently killed by a landmine during World War I, revived by Blackheart
    (app)--Ghost Rider III#89 ([93(fb)], 89(fb), 89-93, Ghost Rider: Finale

VERMIPHAGE - demon, enemy of Gabriel Rosetti, possibly the one who took Desadia
    --[Hellstorm#9,10]

VERMIS, OTTO - count, European Hydra leader
    --Marvel Spotlight I#32

VERMIS MYSTERIIS ; Written in the 1500's by Ludwig Prinn, an alchemist said to have lived for 500 years; allegedly having invisible demon companions, Prinn was finally killed by witch-hunters; awaiting immolation at the stake, he wrote his book, used to summon creatures
   
created by ROBERT BLOCH and later incorporated by Lovecraft and Howard into the Mythos
    de "Mysteries of the Worm" (app)--
Journey Into Mystery II#3 (Scarlet Witch#1

VERMONT AVENUE - Swamp City
    (app-swampcity)--Howard the Duck II#7 ([7(fb)], 7

VERN ?? - New York homeless man , befriended Spider-Man, helped drive off Wayep
    --Amazing Spider-Man#556 (557

VERNA ?? - human woman, raised Ahura
    --[Silent War#4 (2007)]

VERNARD, KRISTOFF* - Latverian child, mother killed by Dr. Doom’s robot guards reprogrammed by Zorba, given memories of Dr. Doom by Doombots to act as his successor when he was apparently killed by Terrax, believed self to be Dr. Doom even after Doom returned, temporarily deposed an apparent Doombot believing itself to be Dr. Doom from Latveria, seemingly killed with return of original, later released from stasis, allied with Fantastic Four, allegedly the son of Nathaniel Richards
    -Dr. DOOM* (OH: AZ#12)--Fantastic Four I#247 (410(fb), 247, 258, 278,279, Deathlok II#4(fb), FF293, 304,305, Fantastic Four Annual#20, FF312, 320, ?330?, West Coast Avengers II#35, Thor I#410, Punisher II#28,29,
    FF350, 352, [396], 397-399, Fantastic Force#7, F4#400, 400/2, Fantastic Four: Atlantis Rising#1, F4#401,402, F4:AR#2, F4#403-406(Fantastic Four Unplugged#3), F4#407, Fantastic Four Unlimited#12, F4#408-411, Tales of the Marvel Universe#1/2

VERNE, HENRI - ally of Dracula, lived in Versailles
    —Tomb of Dracula I#17

VERNICHTUNGS KOMMANDOS (Blitzangriff, Sauresprutz, Zahnmorder) – World War II, agents of Red Skull (Shmidt)
    -[KILLING SQUAD] (net)--Adventures of Captain America#1 (2-4

VERNON ?? – book dispenser at Riker’s Island
    --Dr. Octopus: Negative Exposure#1 (2-4

VERON - Eternal, father of Makkari, husband of Mara, member of Technologists Guild
    --[Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#7]

VERONICA ?? - sister of Veronica, sought to invest in Johann Bessler's perpetual motion machine, trapped in it by Bessler/Stonecold, saved by Nightstalkers
    (app-stonecold)--Nightstalkers#7

VERSCHIAGEN, HANNA - head of Verschiagen industries, used genetic material to mother eight children/mutants, siphoned their powers for herself, died when she was consumed by a power backlash
    *D*--X-Force Annual 1999

VERSHUCTs - eight genetically engineered mutants produced by selective breeding from Hanna Verschiagen and eight different men, all but 3 and 4 were apparently killed when Hanna attempted to draw their power back into herself <EXPERIMENT>

  1. - see HANASHARA—X-Force Annual 1999
  2. - see V2—X-Force Annual 1999

VERTEX - "high and mighty," had previous adventure with She-Hulk, spoke at her Time Variance Authority trial
    --She-Hulk IV#3 ([3(fb)], 3

VERTIGO ( ) - Salem's Seven.
    induce vertigo in others, bf
    (D#19) --Fantastic Four I#186 (Fantastic Four Annual#13, FF223, Vision & Scarlet Witch II#3, 5, Avengers Annual 2000

VERTIGO - Savage Land Mutates, Marauders, Superia’s Femizons.
    induce vertigo in others, wf
    (U#8,M)—Marvel Fanfare I#1 (3, Uncanny X-Men#210, 211/X-Factor I#10, Thor I#373,374, UX213(fb), 221,222, 241, [Captain America I#387,388],389-391,[392], 411-414, X-Man#13, 18

VERTIPLASM - creature dwelling between the 6th & 7th dimensions, encountered Masters of Evil when they were banished there, attempted to bond with them, fought off by Executioner
    --Avengers Classics#7/3

VESALIUS of "Earth-7643" - location on Stormking
    (app-starstalker)--Marvel Premiere#32

VESPER ( ) - Legion of Vengeance, former member of church choir, empowered and corrupted by D’Kay.
    fly, generate smoke, body covered with red flames, wf
    (app-lov)--Marvel Comics Presents#113/3 (116/3(fb), 113/3-118/3

VESPER (Raani Jatwinder) – Genetix, Indian woman.
    immense mental powers, unskilled at combat
    (card, app-gen)—Codename: Genetix#1 (Killpower: The Early Years#1-4, C:G#1-4, Gene Dogs#2, Genetix#1-6, Death Metal vs Genetix#1,2

VESPER of Earth-691 - 31st century, home planet of sisterhood dedicated to helping women
    --Guardians of the Galaxy#61 (62

VESPER, - aunt of Sophia Strange, discouraged the use of her powers and moved her from town to town to protect her from those who would manipulate her
    (app-sophia+strange)--Epic Anthology#1/3

VESPERIA of Earth-712 - State in USA
    --Squadron Supreme I#5

VESPERTINES - dragons in the Nowhere dimension, sent to assault Rogue
    able to harm even ectoplasmic beings
    --X-Men Legacy#228

VESPIAN of the Microverse - Acroyear Captain of the Royal Guard, slain by resurrected Shaitan
    *D* Micronauts I#21/2

VESS, DUNCAN - werewolf, several hundred years old, renounced heritage and lived among humans as a writer, target of assassination by Lycus and Deadpool (hired by Council of Werewolves) for his betrayal of his heritage in recent years, defended by Wolverine and Deadpool
    (app)--Wolverine Annual 1999 (1999(fb), 1999

VESSEL ( ) - Gene Nation(s), apparently slain by Agent Zero
    large + strong, green skin
    (net)--Uncanny X-Men#323 (324, 325?, Storm#3,4, Generation X#50, X-Man#50, Weapon X II#19-21

VESTA (Hestia) - Olympian goddess of the hearth, Olympus Group(?, probably not)
    (D#9, app) —Thor I#301 (Hercules III#4(?, probably not)

VESTRY (Abbess Horror, Father Pain, Inquisitor, Red Rosary, Reverend Guilt)
    - agents of Beyond Corporation, defeated by Nextwave
    --Nextwave#9 (10

VESUVIUS - planet containing gardens with unique and beautiful flowers, visited in the past by Reed and Sue Richards; Reed more recently returned there to get some flowers for Sue on their anniversary, convincing the natives to part with them by telling them of his love for Sue
    --MK 4#21 (21(fb), [21(fb)]

VETERANS CARE HOSPITAL -
    --Avengers Classics#5/3

VETRASEED CORPORATION - British, run by Shadow Wing
    (app-shadow)--Marvel Comics Presents#122/4

VEX (  ) – Coven, eviscerated by Cyber when attempted to punish him for their failed plans
    augur, precognitive powers when reading entrails, wore skull-like mask, dreadlocks, red costume with yellow bands across chest
    (app-coven)--Marvel Comics Presents#132 (133-135, 136d)

VHAKEN of the Hyborian era - king outside Meshken, former lover of Meara, fortune stolen by her ant’s and remade into a statue of Meara
    --Savage Sword of Conan#70


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