Name: Maggia

Other Names: The Family; The Syndicate

Classification: villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Avengers (vol. 1) #13 (Feb. 1965): "Trapped in... The Castle of Count Nefaria!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Don Heck, Dick Ayers

Number of Appearances: 128

Enemy of: Spider-Man, Captain America, The Avengers

Type of Organization/Group: crime syndicate, gang

Note: major organized crime org., like Mafia

Number of group members listed below: 43

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Pub. #
Aunt Petunia Aunt Petunia (Petunia Grimm) supporting character
CBR Scale: I resurrected
HYDRA; Lethal Legion (leader)... 
[The Thing's aunt]
Marvel 1
Blackie Blackie villain
  Maggia Marvel 5
Blacklash Blacklash (Mark Scarlotti) villain
  Death Squad; Maggia...  Marvel 15
Blackwing Blackwing (Joseph Manfredi) villain
  Circus of Crime; Heavy Mettle (leader)...  Marvel 20
Bruiser villain
  [his costume is labelled with logos of groups he works for] Marvel 7
Guido Carboni villain
[New York Maggia leader]
Marvel 1
Fat Carlo villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Chameleon (Dmitri Smerdyakov) villain
CBR Scale: S Communist
HYDRA; Maggia...  Marvel 144
Caesar Cicero villain
  Maggia Marvel 15
Count Nefaria Count Nefaria (Luchino Nefaria) villain
  Ani-Men (leader); Lethal Legion (leader)...  Marvel 61
Cyclone Cyclone (Pierre Fresson) villain hero
  Maggia; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 44
Cyclone Cyclone (André Gerard) villain
  Hood's Army; Maggia Marvel 2
Diamond Head (Rocky) villain
CBR Scale: S black supremacist
[led black supremacist Diamond Head gang]
Marvel 1
Don Fortunato Don Fortunato (Vincente Fortunato) villain
  HYDRA; Maggia Marvel 23
Dreadnought Dreadnought villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
A.I.M.; HYDRA... 
[robotic combat instrument]
Marvel 20
Eel Eel (Edward Lavell) villain based on a real person
CBR Scale: A Latter-day Saint (lapsed)
Maggia; Serpent Squad... 
[probably named after football coach Lavell Edwards]
Marvel 26
Jimmy Eyes villain
  Maggia Marvel 4
The Gladiator The Gladiator (Melvin Potter) villain
  Emissaries of Evil (Electro); Maggia
[led own gang]
Marvel 45
Grim Reaper Grim Reaper (Eric Williams) villain
  HYDRA; Lethal Legion...  Marvel 98
Hammerhead (Joseph) villain
  Maggia; Sinister Twelve Marvel 96
Hitman (Burt Kenyon) villain
  Maggia Marvel 3
Jigsaw Jigsaw (Billy Russo) villain
CBR Scale: S demonolatry
Hood's Army; Maggia Marvel 71
Madame Masque Madame Masque (Whitney Frost) villain
  Hood's Army; Maggia (leader) Marvel 146
Maggia Maggia villain group
  [major organized crime org., like Mafia] Marvel 128
Masked Marauder Masked Marauder (Frank Farnum) villain scientist
  Hood's Army; Maggia
[led own criminal gang]
Marvel 28
Mauler villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Mind-Master (Ruffio Costa) villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Nautilus villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Photon (Jason Dean) villain
  Maggia Marvel 2
Porcupine Porcupine (Alex Gentry) villain
  Batroc's Brigade; Crime Wave...  Marvel 36
Rapier (Dominic Tyrone) villain
CBR Scale: S vengeance
Maggia Marvel 3
Razorwire villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Satannish Satannish villain
CBR Scale: D Devil
Maggia; The Cabal
[embodiment of evil]
Marvel 5
Silvermane Silvermane (Silvio Manfredi) villain
  HYDRA; Maggia Marvel 12
Snaky Duvall (Duvall) villain
[branch manager for the Maggia]
Marvel 1
Swedish Dan (Dan) villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Jimmy Sweets villain
  Maggia Marvel 2
Tapping Tommy Tapping Tommy villain
CBR Scale: M dance; vengeance
Maggia Marvel 1
Harley Traynor villain
[Biohazard's father]
Marvel 2
Tri-Animan Tri-Animan villain
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[made by Masked Marauder using alligator, gorilla, cheetah] Marvel 2
Morris Vance villain
  Maggia Marvel 1
Nino Villanova villain
[sold Zoomers (illegal drug)]
Marvel 2
Louie Wilson supporting character
[hieroglyphics specialist; discovered Lifeline tablet]
Marvel 7

This character is in the following 18 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #13 (Feb. 1965): "Trapped in... The Castle of Count Nefaria!"
Captain America
Power Man and Iron Fist (vol. 1) #62 (Apr. 1980): "One Must Die!"
Werewolf by Night (vol. 1) #43 (Mar. 1977): "Terrible Threat of the Tri-Animan!" (mentioned)
The X-Men

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