The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: cosmic entity CBR Scale: D

Name: Death

Other Names: Mistress Death; Death Ryder; John Kowalski; Marcia Lang; the Little Man; Carlos Muerte; the UNKNOWN; X-8-8; Mr. Death; Joe Black

Classification: supporting character supporting character   deity deity  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Captain Marvel (vol. 1) #26 (May 1973): "Betrayal!"

Creators: Jim Starlin, Mike Friedrich, Dave Cockrum

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 587

   Comic Book Appearances: 119

   TV, Film Appearances: 450

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 18

Gender: not applicable

Note: embodies death/mortality

Death is worshipped by Thanos (among others).

This character is in the following 30 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (2012) (mentioned)
The Avengers: Celestial Quest #2 (Dec. 2001): "Madonna Reborn!"
Bill & Ted's Excellent Comic Book #9 (Aug. 1992): "It's a Living?"
Captain America
Captain Marvel (vol. 1) #26 (May 1973): "Betrayal!"
Daredevil (vol. 1) #156 (Jan. 1979): "Ring of Death!"
The Defenders
Excalibur (vol. 1) #63 (Mar. 1993): "Denial"
Fantastic Four Annual #23 (1990): "When Franklin Comes Marchin' Home"
Flaming Carrot Comics
Flaming Carrot Comics Collected Album #1 (July 1997): "Death Gets Drunk"
Marvel Feature (vol. 1) #12 (Nov. 1973): "The Bite of the Blood Brothers!" (cameo)
Marvel Graphic Novel #1 (Apr. 1982): "The Death of Captain Marvel"
Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions
Marvel Universe: The End
The Secret Defenders #15 (May 1994): "Strange Changes, Part 1: Strangers and Other Lovers" (photo/picture/video)
Secret Wars II
The Twilight Zone - Season 1, Episode 2 (9 Oct. 1959): "One for the Angels"
The Ultimates: Against All Enemies (2007) (mentioned)
X-Force (vol. 3) #21 (Jan. 2010): "Necrosha: Chapter Two" (illusion)
X-Men Forever (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 2001): "The Destiny Pact" (someone disguised or dressed as)

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