ZOM - gigantic semi-humanoid demon, imprisoned extradimensional ages ago by Dormammu & Eternity, Dr. Strange briefly released him to defeat Umar, imprisoned by Living Tribunal, power later utilized by Dr. Strange to oppose the Hulk
    immense magical power
    ZOMLING* (1960s, app)--Strange Tales I#156/2 (157/2, [Dr. Strange III#20(fb)], 20, [World War Hulk#3-4], Incredible Hulk III#111

ZOMA - Watcher for the Outer Rim Territories, present at trial of the recluses under She-Hulk
    (app)--She-Hulk I#7 (10, GLA#4

ZOMLING - mystic remnant of Zom remaining within the Amphora, released + absorbed magical energy to grow in power, nearly became Zom before being recaptured by Dr. Strange
    (app-zom)--Dr. Strange III#20

ZOMS - lobotomized human slaves of Badoon
    --Guardians of the Galaxy II#7 (8

zombie of ancient Egypt (    ) - died violently under unknown circumstances, reanimated as zombie by unidentified man by calling upon Anubis & Ereshkigal, man had him force a woman to marry him, but the woman eventually learned how to control the zombie and she had it slay the man
    (app)--Tales of the Zombie#4/3

ZOMBIE (Simon William Garth) - businessman, father of Donna Garth, killed by gardener Gyps, resurrected as zombie by Layla using amulets of Damballah.
    virtually mindless, forced to obey anyone who held duplicate of Amulet of Damballah which he wore around his neck
    (I#14, D#20, OH: Hor, app)--Menace#5; Tales of the Zombie#1 (2(fb), 1(fb), 1, 1/2, 1/6, 2, 2/6, Dracula Lives#2/5, ToZ#3, 4, 4/6, Bizarre Adventures#33, ToZ#5-9, Daredevil Annual#9, Spider-Man Annual 1997, Spider-Man Unlimited#20, Strange Tales V#1/3, Legion of Monsters: Man-Thing#1/2

ZOMBIE (John Doe) - SHIELD's Howling Commandos monster force
    --Nick Fury's Howling Commandos#1 (2, 5-6

ZOMBIE MARVEL of Earth-12180 (Wendell Stuart*) - mutated into Jackson-type zombie by dust from Sumatra, Indonesia-originating package containing a rare copy of the scrapped Marvel Team-Up Volume One #151, resisted urges to consume flesh, prepared to become costumed super hero before succumbed to rigor mortis and then incinerated by Machine Man-616 after taking a sample of his tissue to return to Earth-616 in hopes of helping Michael Morbius cure the zombie plague from Earth-2149
    *D/R/D*--Marvel Zombies 5#5

ZOMBIE MASTER (    ) - Giant of unknown origin, used machine to transform others into zombie-like state; his machine instead empowered Dr. Jack Castle, who defeated him and became the Fiery Mask
    Twice normal size with increased strength and durability, resistant to aging, used giant buzzards
    MASTER* (app)--Daring Mystery Comics#1 ([1(fb)], 1, The Twelve I#3

ZOMBIE MASTER (Alan Heinman) - Golden Age, Namor foe

zombies of the LORD of DEATH - see HOLLOW MEN  (app-lod)--(g) All-Winners#1/3

zombie soldiers (    ) - sent to invade Wakanda, forced to evacuate by Black Panther
    --Black Panther IV#5 (6

zombies of STOKER - see STOKER's zombies (app-stoker)--Gambit II#2

zombies of Druek Lovosno - created by unspecified formula, all apparently slain by Deadpool
    appear human after feeding on human flesh, but their flesh begins to swiftly rot off when they haven't fed for awhile
    --Deadpool IV#4 (5

ZON - New Immortals, female
    project flames
    (app)--Thor I#422 (423-425, 447/2, 448/2, 450/2, 482

ZONA ( ) – Sword of Damocles
    become invisible, female, white suit
    --X-Force#83, (named, fully seen) 84 (97

ZONA ROSA ( ) - South American superhuman, killed by Zeitgeist
    <Pink Zone> *D* (app)--[Captain America I#442(d)]

ZONE 2099 – agent of Tiger Wylde, trusted advisor, revealed Fortune as a traitor to Wylde, killed by Poet
    *D* (app-tigerwylde)--Marvel Comics Presents#118/4, Doom 2099#1 (2,3,4d)

ZONKERS (Barry Powell) - best friend and partner of Deke Wainscroft, accidentally blew himself up
    *D* (app-deke)--Punisher: P.O.V.#1 (1d, 2+3 (head)

ZOOG (Z'oofrey Grasswind) - Kymellian woman, waitress working for Glib Arkanian, friend of Captain Marvel (Genis)
    --Captain Marvel IV#1 (4-6, Captain Marvel V#14(fb), 32,33

ZOOMERS - hallucinogenic drug distilled from the venom of the Zmbuku snakes, sold by Kraven via the Maggia's Nino Villanova
    ZMB*--Spider-Man/Human Torch#2

ZOOMERS 2099 - high speed extradimensional entities, released by Virtual Unreality in Las Vegas
    -WILD CHILDREN--X-Men 2099#22 (32-34

ZOOKA - bazooka-wielding lackey of Morgan
    --Power Man#19, 20

ZOOM-VEST - 2075, used by Space Sentinels to fly in space
    --Speed Carter #1 (2, 3, 3/4, 4

ZOOT - green skinned delegate on the Interplanetary Council--Micronauts I#26

ZORAN, Mr. - father of Possessor, killed his wife in a drunken rage, former carnival psychic performer, killed by son
    The Great Zoran *D* (app-pos)--Son of Satan#2 (2(fb,d)

ZORAN, Mrs. - mother of Possessor, wife of the great Zoran, killed by him in drunken rage
    Psychic powers
    *D* (app-pos) --Son of Satan#2 (2(fb,d)

ZORBA - Latverian prince, leader of Underground, brother of Rudolpho, given cybernetic prosthesis after right eye destroyed by (Gustav) hauptmann, took over as king of Latveria after Doom was driven mad, lost sanity trying to control anarchy, established martial law and released Killer Robots, executed by Doom
    *D* (app)--Fantastic Four I#198 ([Books of Doom#6 (fb)], Fantastic Four An15/2(fb), F4#198-200, An15/2//[F4#247(fb)], 247

ZORBA, count ANDREAS - see CARNIVORE.
    Greek man, Council of Antiquarians, Collectors, independently wealthy, more interested in the thrill of acquiring an artifact than in his own collection.
    wm, dark hair, beard on chin
    (app-carn)--Black Panther I#4 (5, 7, Iron Man III#16, 21/2, 22->carn)

ZORN of Earth-Cassandra - skrull, ambassador to tranquility city, erased all records of skrull attacks on earth over the past 200 years, duped government into believing they were peace loving as they prepared another assault, exposed by efforts of cassandra locke
    (net-lostgen)--Marvel: Lost Generation#8 (1, 8

ZORNI - vampire
    --Suspense#23

ZOROASTER - spider mutated by diabolique, possibly destroyed by vengeance.
    giant, regenerate from injury
    (app)--Darkhold#10 (Marvel Comics Presents#160, 161-163, 173

ZOROASTRIANISM - religion of the Middle East
    Ahriman, Ahura Mazda, and Khalid Atar

ZOROAZZTOR the SAGE - guardian of the Crown of Wisdom
    (app-coc)--Conan the Barbarian I#129

ZORR - android, created by Maximus to defeat Fantastic Four, "multi-powered primitive"
    (app)--Fantastic Four I#82 (83

ZORR - Luphomoid, enemy of nova-corps, alleged father of nebula, brother of kraa, planet consumed by galactus, survived by being off world, devatasted xandar, sought to drain earth’s energy to restore own planet, killed by last energy of rhomann dey
    *D* (app)--Nova I#1 ([1(fb)] [1(fb)]/Nova III#1(fb) Nova I#1d)

ZORR, DARIUS of Earth-Next Galaxy - @ 2962 AD, human spacecraft builder, hid existence of a primitive utopian society from the imperialistic Earth
    (app)--Journey into Mystery I#82/44

ZORVASH - Inhuman from unknown era, invoked in modern era "the polluted genes of Zorvash"
    --Inhumans I#7

ZOSARA of the Hyborian era - daughter of Yildiz
    --City of Skulls; Savage Sword of Conan#59?

ZOSARA of the Hyborian era - monstrous daughter of princess Yolinda and the Ape Lord "Zekkir" who raped her while she was imprisoned by Rotath, twin sister of Salbatanu, dwelled in the pits of Kherepur, slain by Grimm
    *D* (app-yolinda)--Savage Sword of Conan#234/2 ([234/2 (fb) / 235/2 (fb)], 234/2, 235/2d)

ZOTA of PER GAMUM - evil sorcerer from Cleopatra's time
    (1960s, app)--Strange Tales I#124 (Dr. Strange III#33, StrT#124

ZOTA, CARLO - Enclave
    (app-enclave)--Fantastic Four I#66 (67, Incredible Hulk II An6, Avengers Annual#12(fb), [F4#204-206],207, [AvAn12(fb), F4#239,240, AvAn12(fb)], Avengers I#262,263, Quasar#5_, Cosmic Powers Unlimited #2, 2/2, Spider-Man Team-Up#7, Fantastic Four III#12, [Warlock IV#1-3], 4

ZOTHIQUE - settled by Atlanteans and Antillian renegades surviving the Great Cataclysm; included the land of Oroth
    --[Conan the Savage#10 (1996)]

ZOTHROS of Earth-93060 - Vahdala
    reptilian creature
    --Solution#16/Ultraverse Premiere#10 (Nightman I#16/UVP#11, Eliminator#0

ZOTOV, ANYA of Earth-148611 - Siberian project
    --PsiForce(nu)#23

ZOUMAS, Mr. - framed Jessica Jones in effort to expose Captain America’s secret identity
    --[Alias#1], 5 ([1-4],5

ZOYBERT - Microverse, mother of Mari & Argon, queen of Homeworld, killed by Baron Karza
   *D* --Micronauts Annual#1 (fb)

ZOZONI of the Old West - Native American, leader of tribe including Nantan?, protected the land for generations against the Wolf-that-Hunts-By-Moonlight (werewolves)
    --Marvel Westerns: Two-Gun Kid#1

ZREATE'TH - demon, possessed Hillary Garrett until she killed herself to escape him, summon "Tuskanini" and another demon
    thin black entity with spikes on head, battled Hellcat
    (app)—Marvel Super-Heroes III#1/3

Z'REE SHAR - Lilandra's yacht
    --Uncanny X-Men#163 (164

ZSAJI - healer on Battleworld, spent entire lifeforce saving heroes from doom's attack
    *D* (app)—Secret Wars I#4 (5-12d)

ZU, DR. - Atlas Foundation, son of Menacer-series robots inventor, oversaw production up to M-15 series, helped Gorilla-Man renovate Human Robot to combat M-21
    --Agents of Atlas II#10 (11

ZU, ZHENG - apparent true name of Fu Manchu
    --Secret Avengers#

ZUAGIRs of the Hyborian era (Antar, Garn, Gomer, Vardanes) - desert Shemites, worshipped Yog as father of demons, may have recognized Ishtar and Hanuman, formerly led by Conan
    --Savage Sword of Conan#4? ( The Flame Knife/Savage Sword of Conan#31,32

ZUBILOV, ALEXEI - targeted by Sword of Glory, possibly slain by sleeper assassin designed by Silver Wolf
    --[Sable & Fortune#1]

ZUG of the Hyborian era god/demon (Old One?), worshipped by Zuggites who believed Thugra Khotan to be its personification, lived beneath temple of Khotan
    -DWELLER in the PIT (app)--Conan the Barbarian I#250

ZUGTHUU the SLITHERER - pre-Catacysmic era god/demon, possibly trapped in worm form by other gods, worshipped by Kamulaans, slain by Kull
    *D* (app)--Black Abyss; Savage Sword of Conan#2/4

ZUIT, Mr. - led New York smuggling ring, filmed by Pulitzer Patty, threatened her, defeated by Speedball
    (app-pulitzerpatty)--Marvel Comics Presents #122/2

ZUKAJA - prophesized son of the Tryk queen Cilla
    Seventh Lord of Duske--[Blade IV#4]

ZUKALA of the Hyborian era - sorcerer/god from pre-Cataclysmic era, father of Zephra and Elron, friend and enemy of Conan in the modern era
    (app)--Conan the Barbarian I#5 ([243 (fb), 5(fb), 242(fb), 115(fb), 5(fb)], 5, [14(fb)], 14-15, Savage Sword of Conan#189, CtB#115,  [242(fb), 241-242(fb)], 242-243

ZUKE of Earth-93060 – extradimensional substance, used as a drug by Lord Pumpkin
    --[Sludge#5],6

ZUKISTAN - Middle Eastern republic
    --Punisher II#47 (48

ZAKURA of the Elder Earth - father of Seela, sorcerer, former king of unnamed isle, empire destroyed and trapped on that isle by the Lord of the Realm of Shadows, sought to force    Chane to wed Seela, summoned a demon when he refused, but then sacrificed his own life to banish the demon after it killed Seela
    *D*--Savage Sword of Conan#67/3

ZUL, HISARR of the Hyborian era - see HISARR ZUL--Conan and the Sorcerer; Savage Sword of Conan#53

ZUL, TOSYA of the Hyborian era - see SAND-LICH--Conan and the Sorcerer; Savage Sword of Conan#53

ZULA of the Hyborian era – swordsman + sorcerer, last of the Zamballah (son of the chieftain), Black Ring, Black Corsairs, former slave of Shu-Onoru, worshipped Jullah
    --Conan the Barbarian I#84 (85(fb), 84-91, 93-94, 244-250, Savage Sword of Conan#194/2-195/2, 218-220, 231-235, Conan: Flame & Fiend#1-3, SSoC#207/2, 205(fb), 205,206

ZULEIKA of the Hyborian Era - former slave girl, rescued by Conan, posed as Comra, married Amalric/Malthom
    --The Slave Princess; Savage Sword of Conan#12

ZULUS (Jerome, Grease, Daddy K, Tyrone) - gang, fought Squad, all dead
    --Ultraverse Year Zero: Death of the Squad#1 (2-4

ZUM CORPORATION (Alfred Coppersmith, Jackie, old man) – Drug company, products poisoned by Coppersmith after fired for being unwilling to learn the computer systems, produced pain medication Zumitrin and Sparklene mouthwash
    (app)--Punisher II#10/Daredevil I#257

ZUN - Haab, Starblaster
    --Namor I#46 (47

ZUNBAR, miss ( ) -
    (net-lostgen)--(g) Sub-Mariner Comics#35

ZUNBAR, PROFESSOR - created "Elmer", captured Sub-Mariner to experiment on
    --Sub-Mariner Comics#35

ZUNDAMITE race (Mizix) – extraterrestrial, milky way, planet Zundam, semi-humanoids, survive in virtually any environment
    (D#15)--Fantastic Four I#270 ( ; Avengers Spotlight#25/2

ZUNI - Wakandan, Black Musketeers, large woman, housewife
    (app-bm)--Black Panther I#8 (9,10

ZURAS - former Prime Eternal, father of Thena, son of Kronos + Daina, brother of Alars, husband of Cybele, first eternal to form the Uni-Mind, became Prime Eternal after physical death of Kronos, killed while forming the Uni-Mind in attack against Celestials, body later destroyed by Deviants
    -"ZEUS" *D* (I#14,D#20,M)--(g) Red Raven#1 ; Eternals I#5 (What If? I#25/2, Captain Marvel I#29, Eternals IV#4 (fb), Eternals: Herod Factor (fb), Eternals II#4(fb), Et I#5, 9-12,[13],14, Eternals Annual#1, Et#15-18, Et II#9(fb), [Thor I#285(fb)], 287-289, 291,292, 300d, 301(d), Iron Man Annual#5 (final death), Eternals III#4 (fb, revived), 2, 5-6, 7 (fb), 7, Eternals IV#1, Eternals Annual#1, Eternals IV#2-7

ZURATHA's PAW - invoked by Skrull of Reality-2149
    --Black Panther IV#28

ZURI - Wakandan, old friend of T’Chaka, ally + mentor + surrogate uncle of T’Challa.
    large + powerful warrior, horrific temper
    (net/wak)--Black Panther III#1 (3(fb4), 5(fb2), 1(fb), 6(fb3), 18(fb), 1-5, 19/2, Daredevil II#8, BP6-8, 9-12, 18-21, 23, 24, 27, 32,33, 35, 40,41, 44, 49, ?Black Panther IV#23, 24, 26?, 35

ZURKO - 2075, leader of Jet-Men
    --Speed Carter#4/2

ZURROW - head of Stark International facilities in Miami, sold boosters to Latveria despite embargo, fired by Stark
    --Iron Man I#149

ZUULDA THAAL of the Hyborian era - Sorcerer of Kuthchemes @ 13,000 BC, father of Varlen D'aal, summoned his god to give Varlen magical armor to overthrow Kuthchemes' tyrant, later banished the armor to different parts of the Earth before being slain by thieves
    *D* (app)--Savage Sword of Conan#87 (87 (fb, d)

ZVEZDA DANNISTA ( ) - Bogatyri, Pacific Overlords, former Soviet geologist, mutated by glowing fragments while investigating Siberian site of huge explosion, served alongside Pacific Overlords until realized the global threat they posed and sent the Avengers West Coast against them.
    fly, generate heat + light + flame
    <MORNINGSTAR*> (app)--Avengers West Coast#87 (88, 93-95

Zvilpogghua - demon associated with Earth-1610
    --Ultimate Fantastic Four

ZWARTHEID (President Mayamba (d) + daughter, General Lago)
    - African republic, natural mineral wealth made it the Western nations' killing ground for more than a century; President Mayamba brought the warring tribes together and stabilized the region until being driven out by a coup ten years ago; the next ten years were savage and violent; Mayamba returned six months ago and was on his way to restoring peace until the vicious general Lago took exception and had Mayamba poisoned; Black Panther sent Wolverine into Zwartheid to retrieve the infant daughter of Mayamba so that she might one day lead a rebellion
    --Wolverine III#41 ([41(fb)], 41

ZWERLING, Dr. EDMUND – US government agent working on Venom + symbiotes
    --Venom: Separation Anxiety#1 (2, Venom: Along Came a Spider#1/2

ZWRK – Snark
    -- Power Pack I#1

ZXAXZ – extradimensional demon, spellbinder, former master of Snugg + Snarl, possessed rings of chaos + order, defeated and imprisoned Erika Fortune, forced into black hole by Roy Fortune
    *D* (1980s)--Spellbound#1(2-6, Marvel Comics Presents#138/2-140/2

ZYGAR - world's end, troll, unfriendly, battled Thor + Warriors Three
    --Thor I#195

ZYGO - Rigellian general, led effort to usurp rule of the Grand Commissioner and to slay Thanos when he pledged his assistance, slain by Thanos
    *D*--Thanos#2 (2d)

ZYKLON (Heinrich Himmler) - Lethal Legion-Satannish, named after Zyklon gas used in gas chambers in concentration camps
    (app) *D/R/D*--Avengers West Coast#98 (99, 100 (des)

ZYMUT REEF - location in which the Orbuceni planned to colonize a new planet
    --[Nova IV#13]

ZYNDARIAN race (Raek+4) – extraterrestrial humanoids, fly via small wings on shoulders (possibly part of costume),
    Raek was formerly affiliated with lila cheney and sought to force her to help he and his allies gain the Jewels of Ikerno
    —New Mutants I#55

ZYRO - Kree technician serving under Yon-Rogg
    (app)--Captain Marvel I#6

ZZ-105 - sentient robot of Seera, raised her and trained her to value life above the caste system, temporarily destroyed by scientists, rebuilt by Ship
    (app-chos)--X-Factor I#44 (45,46, 48-50

ZZORD - artificial life form created by a skrull, designed as an improvement on Dragon Man, but destroyed by him
    --Human Torch II#12

ZZIAZZ race (Izzifiz(d)) – extra-dimensional, dimension of blackbody, traded ability to fly in exchange for a portion of the silver surfer, consumed by great flood.
    insectoid race
    --Silver Surfer III#115

ZZUTAK - monster created by Aztecs
    The Thing that Shouldn’t Exist
    (Marvel Monsters, app)--Strange Tales I#88, Adventures into Fear #3 (Fantastic Four Unlimited#7

ZZZAX - intelligent electromagnetic entity, former agent of graviton, originally created in explosion at con edison plant, mind temporarily merged with gen. thunderbolt ross,
consumes living beings to survive
    -The Living Dynamo (D#15, M, OH: Hulk) --Incredible Hulk II#166 (183, Power Man#47, Hulk285, West Coast Avengers II#12,13, Hulk325-327, 330, Marvel Comics Presents#8/4, Midnight Sons Unlimited#3, Cable II#59, New Avengers#1,2,3(fb)/4(fb), She-Hulk II#17


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