The 1990s 

Also see: The 1960s, The 1970s, The 1980s.

1990

  • Alpha Flight #80 (Acts of Vengeance), 81-86 (Quest for Northstar), 87-90 (1st Windshear), 91 (Kristoff Doom).
  • Amazing Spider-Man #328-329 (Acts of Vengeance; Spidey becomes Captain Universe), 330-331, 332-333, 334-339 (Sinister Six), 340-342 (Powerless; 1st Cardiac).
  • Avengers #313 (Acts of Vengeance), 314-318 (Spider-Man joins and quits; end of Byrne’s run), 319-325 (Vision is raped), 326-328 (1st Rage), 329-331 (lineup change).
  • Avengers Spotlight #26-30 (Acts of Vengeance), 31-34 (USAgent), 31-36 (Hawkeye), 37 (Dr. Druid), 38 (Tigra), 39 (Black Knight).
  • Avengers West Coast #54 (Acts of Vengeance), 55 (final issue of Acts of Vengeance), 56-57 (Darker than Scarlet), 58-59, 60-62 (Roy/Dann Thomas run begins), 63, 64, 65.
  • Black Knight #1-4 (miniseries).
  • Captain America #366-368 (Acts of Vengeance), 369-370, 371, 372-378 (“Streets of Poison,” Cap loses super soldier powers), 379, 380.
  • Daredevil #276 (Acts of Vengeance), 277, 278-282 (Blackheart story concludes), 283 (crossover with Captain America), 284.
  • Deathlok #1-4 (miniseries; 1st Michael Collins Deathlok).
  • Doctor Strange #13 (Acts of Vengeance), 14-18 (Victor Strange becomes Baron Blood; vampires return to Earth), 19, 20, 21-24 (Dark Wars).
  • Excalibur #18-24 (Cross Time Caper), 25 (vs. Galactus), 26, 27-28, 29, 30-31, 32.
  • Fantastic Four #336 (Acts of Vengeance), 337-341, 342, 343-346, 347-349 (Spider-Man, Wolverine, Ghost Rider, Hulk version of FF).
  • Foolkiller #1-3.
  • Ghost Rider #Marvel Age Promotions for #1, 1-3 (1st Danny Ketch; 1st Deathwatch), 4 (vs. Hyde), 5-6 (Ghost Rider), 7 (GR kills Scarecrow), 8.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #1-6 (Hunt for the Shield).
  • Hulk #364-367 (Countdown storyline), 368 (art by Sam Keith), 369, 370-371, 374-375, 376.
  • Iron Man #252 (Acts of Vengeance), 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258-263 (Armor Wars 2).
  • Marc Spector Moon Knight #10 (new Ringer), 11-14, 15-18 (Trial of Marc Spector), 19-21 (Punisher and Spider-Man).
  • Marvel Age #88 (Many Faces of Captain America), 89 (Many Faces of Hulk), 90 (Faces of Daredevil), 91 (Faces of Thing), 92 (Faces of Wolverine), 93 (Faces of Iron Man), 94 (Thor), 96 (Namor)
  • Marvel Comics Presents #39-45 (Wonder Man), 39-47 (Wolverine), 40 (Overmind), 41 (Freedom Force), 42-43 (Union Jack, Siryn, Iron Man, Colleen Wing/Misty Knight), 44 (Dr. Strange), 44-45 (Peter David Hulk story; puma, Shooting Star), 46-49 (Devil-Slayer), 46 (Aquarian), 46-48 (Sub-Mariner, Captain America, Arabian Knight, Wasp), 48-50 (Spider-Man and Wolverine; 1st Whiplash and Bloodlust), 49-50 (Daredevil, Gladiator, Captain Ultra and Silver Surfer), 50-53 (Comet Man), 51-55 (Iron Man, Le Peregrine, Rick Jones, Hulk, Silver Sable and Black Widow, Shroud, Collective Man, and Speedball), 53-56 (Stingray), 54-59 (Werewolf), 57-64 (Hulk/Wolverine), 62 (Deathlok), 64 (Blade), 64 (Wolverine/Ghost Rider).
  • Marvel Fanfare #50 (Dr. Strange, 2-Gun Kid), 51 (X-Factor), 52 (Silver Surfer), 53-54, 57-61 (Black Cat, Captain America, Punisher, Dr. Strange)
  • Marvel Super Heroes #1, 2, 3, 4,
  • Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger #10 (1st version of X-Force; Acts of Vengeance), 11-13 (vs. Dr. Doom; Terry Austin’s run ends), 14-15.
  • Namor #1-3, 4-5 (New Warriors), 6-9 (Namor loses footwings)
  • The New Mutants #87, 88-89 (Cable teams up with New Mutants), 90-91, 92, 93-94 (Cable vs. Wolverine), 95-96 (X-Tinction Agenda).
  • New Warriors #1, 2 (1st Midnight’s Fire and Silhouette), 3, 4 (1st Psionex), 5-6 (Inhumans; Watcher).
  • Nick Fury Agent of SHIELD #6 (1st Werner Von Strucker), 7-10 (Chaos Serpent), 11, 12-14 (Hydra Affair), 15-19 (Apogee of Disaster).
  • Nomad #1-4 (miniseries).
  • Power Pack #53 (Acts of Vengeance), 54, 55 (vs. Mysterio), 56-58 (Galactus), 59-62 (series ends).
  • Punisher #29 (Acts of Vengeance), 30, 31-32, 33-34 (vs. Reavers), 35-40 (Jigsaw Puzzle), 41, 42, 43.
  • Punisher War Journal #14-15 (Spider-Man), 17-19,, 20, 21-24, 25.
  • Quasar #6-7 (Acts of Vengeance and Terminus Event), 8, 9 (1st M.O.D.A.M.), 10, 11, 12, 13-16 (Journey into Mystery), 17 (Speedster race).
  • Sensational She-Hulk #11, 12, 13-18, 19-20, 21-22.
  • Shadowmasters #4 (series ends)
  • Silver Surfer #34-35 (1st Surfer meets Thanos), 36, 37, 38 (Thanos “dies;” last Starlin issue), 39, 40-43, 44 (Drax and Surfer imprisoned in Soul Gem).
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #160 (Acts of Vengeance; SpM is Captain Universe), 161, 162-163 (Carrion and Hobgoblin die), 164, 165-167 (Arranger dies), 168-170, 171.
  • Spider-Man #1-5 (“Torment” by Todd MacFarlane).
  • The Terminus Factors (annuals).
  • Thanos Quest #1-2 (miniseries).
  • Thor #413 (Acts of Vengeance), 414-417, 418, 419-426 (Black Galaxy Saga; 1st Code Blue NYPD), 427.
  • Uncanny X-Men #257-258 (Psylocke becomes Asian; 1st Revanche), 259-260, 261, 262-264, 265-267 (1st Gambit), 268, 269, 270-271 (X-tinction Agenda).
  • Web of Spider-Man #60-61 (Acts of Vengeance; Spidey becomes Captain Universe), 62, 63, 64-65 (Acts of Vengeance), 66-68 (Tombstone “dies”), 69-70 (Spider-Man turns into Hulk), 71.
  • West Coast Avengers #63 (1st Living Lightning), 64, 65.
  • Wolverine #19-23 (Acts of Vengeance), 24, 25-30 (Lazarus Project), 31-33, 34.
  • X-Factor #51, 52-54, 55, 56-58, 5960-61 (X-Tinction Agenda).

1991

  • Alpha Flight #92-94 (Fantastic Four), 95-97, 98-101, 102-103 (1st Weapon Omega).
  • Amazing Spider-Man #343 (powerless), 344 (1st Cletus Kasady), 345-347, 348 (Sandman kicked off Avengers), 349-350, 351-352, 353-356 (Sidekick’s Revenge).
  • The Avengers #332-333 (Larry Hama run ends), 334-339 (Collection Obsession), 340, 341-342.
  • Avengers Spotlight #40 (Vision; series ends).
  • Avengers West Coast #66-68 (Nekra dies), 69 (new lineup), 70-74 (Living Lightning, Spider Woman II join), 75, 76-77.
  • Black Panther: Panther’s Prey #1 (one-shot).
  • Captain America #381-382, 383 (50th Anniversary issue), 384, 385-386, 387-392 (Superia Stragegem), 393-394.
  • Cloak and Dagger #16-19 (series ends).
  • Damage Control #1-4 (miniseries).
  • Daredevil #286-290 (Ann Nocenti’s run ends), 291 (Nocenti’s run ends), 292-293 (DG Chichester’s run starts), 294-296, 297-299.
  • Darkhawk #1-3 (1st Darkhawk) 4-8 (1st Savage Steel, Portal, Lodestone), 9 (Punisher), 10.
  • Deadly Foes of Spider-Man #1-4 (miniseries).
  • Deathlok #1, 2-5 (Souls of Cyberfolk), 6 (Punisher).
  • Doctor Strange #25, 26-27 (Werewolf), 28 (Ghost Rider), 29-30, 31+32+33+34-35+36 (Infinity Gauntlet).
  • Excalibur #33-34 (Claremont’s run ends), 35-36, 37-39 (The Promethium Exchange), 40-41 (Scott Lobdell’s run ends), 42-45.
  • Fantastic Four #350, 352-354 (Simonson’s run ends), 351 (fill-in by Len Kaminsky and Mark Bagely), 355, 356-360 (Tom DeFalco’s run begins; Alicia Masters is a skrull!), 361, 362-365, 366-370 (Infinity Gauntlet tie-ins), 371.
  • Foolkiller #4-10 (miniseries ends).
  • Ghost Rider #9, 10 (1st Zodiak), 11-12 (GR is not Zarathos), 13-15 (Johnny Blaze returns), 16-17, 18, 19.
  • Ghost Rider, Punisher, Wolverine: Hearts of Darkness #1 (one-shot).
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #7-11 (World of Mutants), 12-16, 17-18.
  • Incredible Hulk #377 (Banner and Hulks’ consciousnesses merge), 378 (Christmas issue), 379-382 (Hulk joins Pantheon), 383-384+385(Infinity Gauntlet), 386-387, 388 (Jim Wilson has AIDS).
  • Infinity Gauntlet #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
  • Iron Man #264-266 (Armor Wars 2), 267-268 (origin retcon), 269-275 (Mandarin/Fin Fang Foom origins).
  • Legion of Night #1-2 (limited series).
  • Marc Spector: Moon Knight #22-24 (1st Chainsaw; Chuck Dixon’s run ends), 25, 26-31, 32-33 (vs. Hobgoblin).
  • Marvel Age, Bullpen News, Etc. No Prize Rules Change, Many Faces of Dr. Strange (Marvel Age #101), April Fool’s Day Stan’s SoapboxTop 10 Fat Characters, July Bulletin, 102 (Many Faces of Hawkeye), The Many Faces of Vision #103, Top 10 sales, 103.
  • Marvel Comics Presents #65-67 (Poison), 65-71 (Wolverine/Ghost Rider), 64-68 (Fantastic 4), 68-77 (Shanna of the Jungle), 67 and 68 (Lockjaw and Spider-Man), 69-72 (Daredevil), 69-71 (Daredevil, Black Knight, Black Widow), 72-75 single-issue stories), 76-77 (Woodgod and Namor), 77-79 (Nick Fury and Dracula), 72-84 (Weapon X by Barry Windsor Smith), 79-80 (Sunspot; Daughters of the Dragon; Reed Richards), 80-81 (Captain America), 82-85 (solo stories; preview of Cage #1), 85-92 (Beast), 82-87 (Firestar’s early years), 85-92 (Wolverine; 1st Cyber), 87-88 (Shroud, Solo, Volcana), 89-90 (Spitfire, Mojo, Nightmare, Impossible Man), 92-93 (Northstar, Daredevil/Black Widow), 93-96 (Nova), 90-97 (Ghost Rider and Cable), 93-97 (Wolverine), 95-97 (Hulk, Reed Richards, Silver Surfer, Bar with No Name).
  • Marvel Fanfare #55, 56-59 (Shanna), 60 (final issue).
  • Marvel Super Heroes #5, 6, 6-8 (X-Men story), 7, 8 (1st Squirrel Girl).
  • Master of Kung-Fu: Bleeding Black #1 (one-shot).
  • Namor #10-12, 13, 14-20 (Lady Dorma returns), 21.
  • The New Mutants #97 (X-Tinction Agenda), 98 (1st Deadpool, Domino, Gideon), 99-100 (1st X-Force, Shatterstar; series ends and becomes X-Force).
  • New Warriors #7-9 (1st Forces of Nature), 10, 11-13, 14, 15-17 (1st Left Hand), 18.
  • Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #20-24 (Operation: Rebirth), 25-29, 30.
  • Punisher #45, 46, 47-48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53-56 (“The Final Days”).
  • Punisher Blood on the Moors #1 (one shot).
  • Punisher Summer Special #1.
  • Punisher War Journal #26-27, 28, 29-30 (Ghost Rider), 31-33, 34, 35 (Punisher movie), 36, 37.
  • Quasar #18 (new costume; 1st appearance of Origin), 19-25 (Cosmic Collision), 26-27 (Infinity Gauntlet), 27-29.
  • Sensational She-Hulk #23 (Steve Gerber’s run ends), 24-26, 27, 28, 29-30, 31-33 (second John Byrne run begins), 34.
  • Silver Surfer #45 (Mephisto revealed as spawned by Infinity Gems), 46-47, 48, 49-50, 51+52-54+55-56+57-58+59+60 (Infinity Gauntlet).
  • Sleepwalker #1-6, 7 (Infinity Gauntlet).
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #172, 173 (JJJ Christmas bonus issue), 174-175 (Conway’s run ends), 176-177, 178-183 (The Child Within; sequel to Kraven’s Last Hunt).
  • Spider-Man #6-7 (Ghost Rider), 8-12 (Wolverine), 13-14, 15, 16 (X-Force crossover), 17 (Infinity Gauntlet).
  • Thor #428-430 (Excalibur), 431-433 (Eric Masterson becomes Thor), 434-435, 436 (Absorbing Man), 437, 438-441 (The Thor Wars).
  • Uncanny X-Men #272 (X-Tinction Agenda), 273-277, 278-280 (Muir Island saga), 281-283.
  • Web of Spider-Man #72, 73, 74-76 (Art Attack), 77-78, 79-80, 81, 82, 83,
  • Wolverine #35-37, 38-43 (Elsie Dee story), 44, 45-47, 48-49 (sequel to Weapon X).
  • Wonder Man #1, 2, 3 (1st Spider Beach, Wonder Man’s sidekick).
  • X-Factor #62 (X-Tinction Agenda), 63-64 (Louise Simonson’s run ends), 65-68 (1st Dark Riders of the Storm), 69-70 (Muir Island saga), 71-73 (P. David run begins; X-Factor lineup change).
  • X-Force #1 (1st G. W. Bridge), 2-4 (crossover with Spider-Man), 5.
  • X-Men #1-3 (Chris Claremont’s final issues; 1st Fabian Cortez and Omega Red).

1992

  • Alpha Flight #104, 105-106 (Northstar is gay), 107-109 (“world tour”), 110-112, 113-115.
  • Amazing Spider-Man #357-358 (Sidekick’s Revenge), 359-360 (1st Carnage), 361-363 (Carnage “dies”), 364-367 (Peter’s parents), 368-371 (Invasion of the Spider-Slayers).
  • Avengers #343-344 (Crystal joins; Bob Harras’ run begins), 345-347 (Galactic Storm event), 348, 349-351, 352-354, 355-357.
  • Avengers West Coast #76-79, 80-82 (Galactic Storm event), 83, 84-86,
  • Cable Blood and Metal #1-2 (miniseries).
  • Cage #1 (1st Hardcore), 2-4 (1st Kickback), 5-8 (The Evil and the Cure), 9-10.
  • Captain America #395-397, 398-400 (Galactic Storm event), 401, 402-408 (Capwolf), 409-410.
  • Daredevil #300, 301-303, 304, 305-306, 307-309 (Dead Man’s Hand event), 310-311 (Infinity War).
  • Darkhawk #11-15, 16-18, 19-20, 21-22.
  • Darkhold: Pages from the Book of Sins #1 (Rise of Midnight Sons)
  • Deathlok #7 (Punisher), 8, 9-10 (Ghost Rider), 11-15, 16, 17-18.
  • Doctor Strange #37, 38-40, 41, 42-43 (Infinity War), 44-47 (Infinity War), 48.
  • Excalibur #46-50, 51-52, 53 (Spider-Man #25 crossover), 54, 56-58, 59.
  • Fantastic Four #372-377 (1st Secret Defenders; new costumes for Sue and Sharon), 378-379, 381-383 (Reed Richards “dies”).
  • Ghost Rider #20, 21-24 (Deathwatch and his gang die), 25, 26-27 (X-Men crossover), 28-31 (Rise of Midnight Sons), 32.
  • Ghost Rider and Captain America: Fear #1 (one-shot).
  • Ghost Rider: Spirits of Vengeance #1-3 (Rise of Midnight Sons), 4-5 (Spirit of Venom).
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #19-20 (1st Punisher 3018, Major Victory), 21-26, 27-29 (Infinity War), 30.
  • The Incredible Hulk #389, 390-392 (X-Factor crossover), 393, 394, 395-396, 397-400.
  • Infinity War #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (miniseries ends).
  • Iron Man #276-277, 278-279 (Galactic Storm event), 280, 281-283 (1st War Machine armor), 284-287 (Tony Stark “dies,” Rhodey becomes Iron Man again)
  • Marvel Age #108 (Carol Kalish obit), 110 (1991 Forbie Awards), 112 (Marvel Saves the Whales), 117 (Kang’s history).
  • Marvel Comics Presents #98 (Wolverine), 98-99 (Puck, Gladiator, Spider-Man, Werewolf), 98-99 (Ghost Rider), 99-100 (Dr. Doom, Wolverine, Ghost Rider vs. Nightmare), 101-103 (Punisher, Phantom Rider, Rintrah), 101-106 (Dr. Strange/Ghost Rider), 107 (Red Wolf), 101-108 (Wolverine/Nightcrawler), 101-109 (Young Gods), 109-111 (Thanos and Death), 104-106 (USAgent, Thing, Gabriel), 109-116 (Wolverine in Typhoid’s Kiss), 107-112 (Ghost Rider), 110-111 (Nightcrawler, Iron Fist), 112-115 (Pip, Werewolf, Arabian Night, Cloak and Dagger), 113-118 (Giant Man), 113-118 (Ghost Rider/Iron Fist team-up), 117-118 (Wolverine/Venom).
  • Marc Spector Moon Knight #34, 35-38 (Punisher), 39-43 (Infinity War), 44-45.
  • Marvel Super Heroes #9, 10-11 (Ms. Marvel stories), 10 (Namor; Vision and Scarlet Witch), 11 (Ghost Rider and Giant-Man), 12 (Iron Man, Falcon, Dr. Strange).
  • Morbius #1 (Rise of Midnight Sons), 2-4.
  • Namor #22-25 (return of Iron Fist), 26-33 (Master Kahn dies).
  • New Warriors #19-21 (Night Thrasher quits; Marvel Boy kills his own father), 22-25 (Marvel Boy goes to jail), 26, 27, 28 (1st Turbo and Cardinal), 29-30.
  • Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #31, 32-35, 36-41 (Woodgod dies), 42-43.
  • Nightstalkers #1 (Rise of Midnight Sons)
  • Nomad #1-3, 4-6 (Dead Man’s Hand event), 7-8 (Infinity War)
  • Punisher #57-59 (The Final Days, Punisher turns black), 60-62 (Luke Cage guest stars; Punisher turns white again), 63, 64-70 (Eurohit; Batroc and Tarantula), 71-73 (“Police Action”)
  • Punisher and Black Widow: Doomsday’s Web #1 (one-shot).
  • Punisher Invades the ‘Nam #1 (collects issues of The ‘Nam).
  • Punisher War Journal #38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45-47 (Dead Man’s Hand event), 48-49.
  • Punisher War Zone #1-3, 4-10.
  • Quasar #30-31, 32-36 (Galactic Storm event), 37 (1st Caretaker), 38-41 (Infinity War).
  • The Sensational She-Hulk #35, 36, 37, 38-39 (Valentine’s Day issues), 40-46.
  • Silver Sable #1, 2-3, 4-5 (Dr. Doom), 6-7 (Deathlok)
  • Silver Surfer #61-66, 67-69 (Infinity War; 1st Morg), 70-75 (The Herald Ordeal; Frankie Raye dies).
  • Sleepwalker #8-11, 12-16, 17-18,
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #184-185, 186-190, 191-193 (Eye of the Puma), 194-195 (Death of Vermin)
  • Spider-Man #18-23 (Sinister Six), 25 (Excalibur crossover), 26,
  • Spider-Man: Fear Itself #1 (one-shot).
  • Terror, Inc. #1-5,
  • Thor #442-443, 444-446 (Galactic Storm event), 447-456 (Eric Masterson saga).
  • Uncanny X-Men #284-286 (1st Bishop and Mikhail Rasputin; death of Donald Pierce), 287 (Bishop joins), 288, 289-291, 292-295 (X-Cutioner’s Song).
  • Warlock and the Infinity Watch #1 (Infinity Guantlet tie-in), 2, 3-8 (build up to Infinity War), 9 (Infinity War; Gamora childhood expanded), 10-11 (Infinity War).
  • Web of Spider-Man #84-89 (“the name of the Rose;” 1st Blood Rose), 90, 91-92, 93-95 (Hobgoblin returns/Spirit of Venom).
  • Wolverine #50 (sequel to Weapon X), 51-53 (The Claws Conundrum), 54, 55-57 (Wolverine kills Mariko), 58-59, 60-65,
  • Wonder Man #4, 5-6, 7-9 (Galactic Storm event), 10-12, 13-15 (Infinity War)
  • X-Factor #74, 75 (1st Mister Sinister’s Nasty Boys), 76 (Hulk crossover), 77-78, 79-81, 82-83, 84-85 (X-Cutioner’s Song).
  • X-Force #6-11, 12-15 (Rictor and the real Domino join),
  • X-Men #4-7 (vs Omega Red), 8-9 (Ghost Rider crossover), 10-11 (2d Mojo introduced), 12-13, 14-16 (X-Cutioner’s Song).

1993

  • Alpha Flight #116-117,
  • Amazing Spider-Man #372-373 (Invasion of the Spider-Slayers)
  • Darkhawk #23-25,
  • Deathlok #19-21 (1st Siege)
  • Doctor Strange #49-50 (1st mention of Secret Defenders)
  • Excalibur #60,
  • Fantastic Four #384 (Scott Lang joins)
  • Ghost Rider #33 (vs. Madcap)
  • Ghost Rider: Spirits of Vengeance #6 (Spirits of Venom)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #31-33 (GotG return to the future), 33-37 (vs. Dormammu)
  • Iron Man #288-291,
  • Marc Spector Moon Knight #46,
  • Marvel Comics Presents #119-122 (Wolverine/Venom)
  • Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #44-47 (series ends).
  • Punisher #74-75 (“Police Action”)
  • Punisher War Journal #50-51,
  • Punisher War Zone #11,
  • Quasar #41-42 (“new” Quasar),
  • Sensational She-Hulk #47-49,
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #196 (Death of Vermin)
  • Thor #457-459 (real Thor returns)
  • Uncanny X-Men #296 (X-Cutioner’s Song)
  • Web of Spider-Man #96 (Spirits of Venom)
  • X-Factor #86 (X-Cutioner’s Song),
  • X-Force #17-19 (X-Cutioner’s Song)
  • X-Men #16 (X-Cutioner’s Song

Deadpool.  The Deadpool Page (every appearance of Deadpool)

X-Force #115 and 116, 118 (first male gay kiss in comics?), 120 (first time the cover of a comic was actually the first panel in the story), 121, 124 (art by Darwyn Cooke), 125 (first appearance of Dead Girl), 126, 128, 129
Giant Size X-Statix #1
X-Statix #5, 6, 8, 11, 15, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25 (#21-25 feature The Avengers), 26
Wolverine and Doop (two issue miniseries)
See also: Every Death in X-Statix