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Within the context of the stories, Idunn is the Asgardian goddess of immortality. She appears as a supporting character of Thor.
The Iguana is a supervillain in the Marvel Universe, an enemy of Spider-Man. The character, created by Bill Mantlo and Jim Mooney, and appeared in Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #32-34 (July–September 1979).
Within the context of the stories, an accident occurs while Dr. Curt Connors experiments on an ordinary iguana, endowing the iguana with part of Connors' lifeforce and memories, as well as the personality and powers of Connors' alter-ego, the Lizard. The Iguana becomes a human-sized semi-humanoid reptile with superhuman strength, hypnotic powers, and the ability to mentally control other reptiles. The Iguana encounters and battles Spider-Man, and is turned back into a normal iguana.
Iguana in other media
Ikonn is a mystical entity in the Marvel Universe. Created by Roger Stern and Gene Colan, the character first appeared in Doctor Strange vol. 2, #47 (June 1981). He also appeared in issue #49 (October 1981). He was later involved in the storyline of the Octessence, featuring in Thor vol. 2, #17 (November 1999) and Iron Man vol. 3, #22 (November 1999).
Ikthalon is a fictional character appearing in the Marvel Universe, possibly based loosely on the Lovecraftian entity Ithaqua. Ikthalon first appeared in Marvel Spotlight #14 (March 1974), and was created by Steve Gerber and Jim Mooney. The character subsequently appears in Doctor Strange #33 (February 1979), and Marvel Fanfare #6 (January 1983). Ikthalon is a demon who has clashed with Daimon Hellstrom. Ikthalon lives in a dimension known alternatively as Boreas (aka the Ice World of Ikthalon). Ikthalon is an embodiment of man's tendency to resist change, and thus represents frozen stagnation.
Illusion (Ilya Zarkov) is a superhero in the Marvel Universe. Created by Steve Englehart and Richard Howell, the character first appeared in The Vision and the Scarlet Witch #4 (January 1986). The character later appeared in Witches #1-2 (August 2004), in which he died.
Within the context of the stories, Ilya Zarkov and his wife Glynis Zarkov perform at the Magic Mansion in New York City. Unlike the other magicians, Ilya and Glynis have actual magical powers, and make it seem like their performances are simple tricks because of the fear civilians had for anyone with super-natural powers. They eventually moved to the quiet town of Leonia, New Jersey, where the Avengers Vision and Scarlet Witch also came to live. Local bigots burned down the two Avengers' house. Determined to stay in the town, they bought another home. The Zarkov’s befriended and helped the superheroes, fearing that they might become targets too. The couple used their magical abilities to spy on the bigots and thwart their plan to burn down the new house. Years later, Illusion is killed by a demon.
Within the context of the stories, Impala is an athletic woman, and a very skilled javelin thrower. Impala is invited aboard Superia's cruise ship as part of her Femizons. There, she befriends fellow female supervillains Asp and Black Mamba. Impala helps Black Mamba battle Captain America and Paladin when they invade the ship. With Black Mamba, Impala learns that fellow Femizon Snapdragon was responsible for the attempted murder of Diamondback. Impala helps Asp and Black Mamba battle Battleaxe, Steel Wind, and Golddigger at one of the "Bar With No Name" locations. Impala and her friends broke into a former Serpent Society headquarters, battled Sersi, and took an abandoned Serpent Saucer.
- Imperial Hydra
- Impossible Man
- Impulse (Psionex)
- Incandescent Man
- Infant Terrible
- Inferno (demon)
- Inferno (Exemplar)
- Inferno (Joseph Conroy)
- Inhuman Torch
- Shola Inkosi
The Interloper is a member of the race known as the Eternals in the Marvel Universe. Created by Peter B. Gillis and Don Perlin, the character first appeared in Defenders #147 (September 1985). The character subsequently appeared in Defenders #149 (November 1985), #151-152 (January–February 1986), Strange Tales vol. 2, #5-7 (August–October 1987), and Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #3-4 (March–May 1989).
Within the context of the stories, the Interloper helps the Defenders battle Moondragon. Due to the intervention of the Vishanti, Interloper's life-force has been merged with the body of Will Fanshawe, a Welsh truck driver; they share possession of this body, which can now transform into an exact duplicate of Interloper's old body, including all of his Eternal powers. No more than 2 years later, he defeats Moondragron by using his new schema to his advantage.
Within the context of the stories, Inza is a member of the guerrilla army known as the Shining Path with the ability to teleport.
- Iron Cross
- Iron Fist
- Iron-Hand Hauptmann
- Iron Lad
- Iron Maiden
- Iron Maiden (Gene Nation)
- Iron Man
- Iron Man 2020
- Iron Monger
- Iron Patriot
Ironclad (Mike Steel) is a member of the U-Foes in the Marvel Universe. Created by Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema, the character first appeared in Incredible Hulk #254 in December 1980. Within the context of the stories, Ironclad and the U-Foes gain superpowers by duplicating the origin of the Fantastic Four, and appear as enemies of the Hulk.
Within the context of the stories, Irving is a diminutive child who loses his mutant powers on M-Day but retains his deformed appearance. Irving clings to his leader Marrow while the Morlocks struggle to survive in the tunnels.
Within the context of the stories, when young Shirow Ishihara's mutant ability to secrete a will-sapping gas through pustules on his body first emerges, the Tokyo Thieves Guild, of which he and his elder sister Zoe are members, places Shirow in the care of a cadre of scientists. These scientists plan to use the young mutant like a cow, milking the gas to sell on the black market.[volume & issue needed] Shirow is rescued by Zoe but both are excommunicated from the Guild. The siblings turn to the New Orleans Thieves Guild for help, for the international slave trader known as the Pig sought to capture Shirow and use the gas he secreted to take over the world. Taken in by the New Orleans Guild, Zoe and Shirow, along with Gambit, are captured by the Pig's agents and taken to his fortress on the Balearic island of Mallorca.[volume & issue needed] Gambit and Zoe escape and rescue Shirow, and the Pig dies.[volume & issue needed]
Within the context of the stories, Zoe is excommunicated from the Tokyo Thieves Guild after she saves her mutant brother Shirow from being exploited by them. She joins the New Orleans Thieves Guild.[volume & issue needed] When the Thieves Guild is merged with the Assassins Guild, Zoe becomes a member of the new Unified Guilds of New Orleans.[volume & issue needed]
Isis is a member of the Heliopolitans in the Marvel Universe. The character, based on the Isis of Egyptian mythology, was created by Bill Mantlo, Roy Thomas, and Sal Buscema, and first appeared in Thor #240 (October 1975).
Within the context of the stories, Isis is a member of the Heliopolitan race of gods, and resides in Celestial Heliopolis. She is the wife of Osiris, sister of Seth, and mother of Horus. Her parents are Geb and Nut. Isis is the Egyptian goddess of fertility and domestication.
Itsu is a supporting character in the Marvel Universe.
Within the context of the stories, Itsu is a Japanese villager from a town near Jasmine Falls who meets Logan when he is sent there to train by Ogun. She and Logan fall in love, wed, and conceive a child who will later be known as Daken. Returning home after a failed ceremony for their child's impending birth, Logan finds her dead from gunshots to the head and stomach. It is later revealed that her death was at the hands of the Winter Soldier on the orders of Romulus.
- Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #33
- Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #34
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- The Vision and the Scarlet Witch #4 (January 1986)
- Witches #1-2 (August 2004)
- Captain America #388-391
- Captain America #395-397
- Defenders #152
- Doctor Strange Vol. 3 #3-4
- Daniel Way (w), Javier Saltares (p), Mark Texeira (i). "Origins and Endings Part V" Wolverine v3, 40 (May 2006), Marvel Comics
- Daniel Way (w), Mike Deodato (a). "Original Sin Conclusion" Wolverine: Origins 30 (January 2009), Marvel Comics