List of Marvel Comics dimensions

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The Marvel Comics multiverse contains a large number of universes. Within many of those universes exist one or multiple dimensions. These dimensions are connected to the main universe or are located within them and share continuity with the main universe and linked dimension of the parent universe.

Dimension name First appearance Date of first publication First appearance creative team Description
Alfheim Thor #277 1978 Roy Thomas and John Buscema
Alter-Earth Fantastic Four #118 1972 Archie Goodwin and John Buscema
"Ankh" Dimension Iron Man #35 1971 Allyn Brodsky, Gerry Conway, and Don Heck
Asgard Journey into Mystery #85 1962 Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby Based on Norse mythology, home of Thor
"Astral" Realm of Morgan le Fay Avengers #240 1984 Roger Stern, Ann Nocenti, and Al Milgrom
Avalon Fantastic Four #54 1966 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby An island in Otherworld, sometimes used to refer to Otherworld itself
Badlands New Mutants #20 1984 Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz Demon Bear’s realm
Bast Iron Man #51 1972 Mike Friedrich and George Tuska
Beliath Marvel Team-Up #125 1983 J. M. DeMatteis and Kerry Gammill
Beyond Secret Wars #1 1984 Jim Shooter and Mike Zeck
Biphasia Giant-Size Werewolf #5 1975 Doug Moench and Yong Montano
The Black Sea Sub-Mariner #40 1971 Gerry Conway and Gene Colan
Citadel of Silence Avengers Annual #1 1967 Roy Thomas and Don Heck
Crimson Cosmos X-Men #33 1967 Roy Thomas and Werner Roth Realm of Cyttorak
Crystallium The Saga of Crystar the Crystal Warrior #1 1983 Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, and John Romita, Jr. Home to Crystar. It later became a part of the floating island Battleworld domain of Weirdworld during the Secret Wars storyline.
The Dark Dimension Strange Tales #126 1964 Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Realm of Dormammu
Dark Realm of the Fomor Avengers #225 1982 Steven Grant and Greg LaRocque
Darkforce Dimension The Champions #7 1976
Demon Realm Defenders #58 1978 David Kraft and Ed Hannigan
Dimension Z Tales to Astonish #49 1963 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Dimension Zero Captain America #202 1976 Jack Kirby
Dinosaur World Devil Dinosaur and Moon Boy #1 1978 Jack Kirby Homeworld of Devil Dinosaur and Moon-Boy. It is a world in which dinosaurs never became extinct and humans were slow to evolve.
Dream Dimension Strange Tales #110 1963 Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Realm of dreams where the subdomain of Nightmare is located (known as the Nightmare World)
Duckworld Howard the Duck Magazine #6 1980 Bill Mantlo and Michael Golden Homeworld of Howard the Duck
Feng-Tu The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19 1975 Chris Claremont and Ruby Nebres The "afterlife" of K'un-L'un
Fifth Dimension Strange Tales #103 1962 Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby Related to Xemu/Zemu
Flatworld Fantastic Four #57 1966 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Fourth Dimension Thor #208 1973 Gerry Conway and John Buscema Home dimension of Mercurio the 4-D Man
Fragmented America Iron Man #80 1975 Steve Englehart, Mike Friedrich, and Chic Stone Home of the Black Lama, who started the War of the Super-Villains on Earth-616
The Gorge Iron Man #195 1985
Hades Thor #130 1966 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Based on the Greek underworld
The Halls of Fear Doctor Strange #32 1978 Roger Stern and Alan Kupperberg Realm of the Dweller-in-Darkness
Hel Thor #176 1970 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Realm of Hela
Heliopolis Thor #240 1975 Roy Thomas and Sal Buscema Based on Egyptian mythology
Hell Silver Surfer #3 1968 Stan Lee and John Buscema Realm of Mephisto
"Here" and "There" Defenders #115 1983 J.M. DeMatteis and Don Perlin
Hulk-Worlds Incredible Hulk #302-313
Ice World of Ikthalon Marvel Spotlight #14 1974 Steve Gerber and Jim Mooney
Jakar’s World Captain America #150 1972 Gerry Conway and Sal Buscema
Jotunheim Journey into Mystery #112 1965 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Realm of the Asgardian giants
K'ai Incredible Hulk #140 1971 Harlan Ellison, Roy Thomas, and Herb Trimpe Home of Jarella. It used to be part of the Microverse.
Kalahia Mystic Comics #4 1940 Klaus Nordling Related to the Thin Man
Katharta Giant-Size Man-Thing #3 1975 Steve Gerber and Alfredo Alcala Realm of Korrek
Kinetic Dimension Speedball #1 1988 Steve Ditko and Tom DeFalco Source of Robbie Baldwin's abilities
Kingdom of Tazza Strange Tales #144 1966 Roy Thomas and Steve Ditko
Kismet Warlock #11 1976 Jim Starlin
Kobar Doctor Strange #65 1984 Roger Stern and Paul Smith
K'un-L'un Marvel Premiere #15 1974 Roy Thomas and Gil Kane One of the Seven Capital Cities Of Heaven. The place of origin of Daniel Rand's powers.
Land of Shades Avengers #49 1968 Roy Thomas and John Buscema
Land Within Adventure into Fear #22 1974 Steve Gerber and Rich Buckler
Light Dimension The Amazing Spider-Man #203 1980 Marv Wolfman and Keith Pollard
Limbo Avengers #2 1963 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Limbo-Belasco X-Men #160 1982 Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson Another name for Otherplace
Lockjaw’s Food World Fantastic Four #56 1966 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Luminia Iron Man #25 1970 Archie Goodwin and Johnny Craig
Mahkos and Elysia Marvel Team-Up #143 1984 David Michelinie and Greg LaRocque
Megrim Howard the Duck #22 1978 Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik
The Microverse Micronauts #1 1979 Bill Mantlo and Michael Golden A dimension that can be reached by shrinking with Pym particles
Mojoverse Home to Mojo
Negative Zone Fantastic Four #51 1966 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby All matter within the Negative Zone is negatively charged and the entire universe has a breathable atmosphere.
Netherworld of Eternal Doom Strange Tales #136 1965 Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
Netherworld of the Gulgol Strange Tales #122 1964 Stan Lee and Dick Ayers Realm of the monster known as the Gulgol, an enemy of Nightmare. It is the one being that Nightmare can never defeat, because it never sleeps.
Nirvana Thor #301 1980 Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, and Keith Pollard
Olympus Journey into Mystery Annual #1 1965 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Based on Greek mythology
Ort-Beast Defenders #58 1978 David Anthony Kraft and Ed Hannigan
Other-Earth Fantastic Four #19 1963 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Other Realm Marvel Premiere #45 1978 Dave Kraft and George Pérez Related to John Jameson
Otherplace X-Men #160 1982 Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson
Otherworld Fantastic Four #54 1966 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Otherwhere Iron Man #194 1985 Denny O'Neil and Luke McDonnell
Phaseworld Doctor Strange Annual #1 1976 Marv Wolfman and P. Craig Russell
Planes of Pohldark Doctor Strange #65 1984 Roger Stern and Paul Smith
Planets Perilous Strange Tales #161 1967 Raymond Marais and Dan Adkins Realm of Nebulos
Polemachus Avengers #75 1970 Roy Thomas and John Buscema Home of Arkon. It later became a part of the floating island Battleworld domain of Weirdworld during the Secret Wars storyline, where it is at the bottom of Weirdworld.
Purple Dimension Strange Tales #119 1964 Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Realm of Aggamon, who enslaves all those who enter his domain and forces them to work in mines
Quadriverse Doctor Strange #19 1976 Marv Wolfman and Alfredo Alcala
Quarl Ka-Zar #16 1976 Doug Moench and Val Mayerik
Quasi-Universe Marvel Team-Up #99 1980 Tom DeFalco and Jerry Bingham
Rammatpolen Fantastic Four Annual #16 1981 Ed Hannigan and Steve Ditko
Realm of the Beasts Alpha Flight #24 1985 John Byrne
Realm of Madness Doctor Strange #68 1984 Roger Stern and Paul Smith
Realm of Nothingness Strange Tales #155 1967 Stan Lee and Marie Severin
Realm of the Shadow Queen Doctor Strange #42 1980 Chris Claremont and Gene Colan
Realm of the Undying Ones Sub-Mariner #22 1970 Roy Thomas and Marie Severin Home of the Undying Ones
Reverse Dimension Avengers #16 1965 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Rome-World Doctor Strange #46 1981 Roger Stern and Michael Golden
Runestaff Dimension Thor #335 1983 Alan Zelenetz and Mark Bright Related to the Possessor
S'ahra-Sharn Master of Kung Fu Annual #1 1976 Doug Moench and Keith Pollard An evil mirror city of K'un-L'un that consists of cutthroats, thieves and murderers
Saku Giant-Size Spider-Man #3 1975 Gerry Conway and Ross Andru
Sandt Adventure Into Fear #14 1973 Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik
Shadow Realm Marvel Spotlight #4 1980 Marv Wolfman, Archie Goodwin and Steve Ditko
Shazana's Realm Strange Tales #133 1965 Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
Sixth Dimension Strange Tales #129 1965 Stan Lee, Don Rico, and Steve Ditko Realm of Tiboro
Slaveworld Tales to Astonish #41 1963 Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Don Heck
Sominus Adventure into Fear #13 1973 Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik Realm of Thog the Nether-Spawn
Spotworld Spectacular Spider-Man #98 1985 Al Milgrom and Herb Trimpe Used by the Spot
Stormworld Defenders #38 1976 Steve Gerber, Sal Buscema, and Klaus Janson
Sub-Atomica Fantastic Four #16 1963 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Home of the Psycho-Man. It was later merged into the Microverse.
Sub-Space Fantastic Four #37 1965 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Tagak the Leopard Lord's World Daredevil #72 1971 Gerry Conway and Gene Colan Home of Tagak
Ta-Lo Thor #301 1980 Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, Keith Pollard, and Chic Stone
Terragonia Incredible Hulk #201 1976 Len Wein, Sal Buscema, and Joe Staton
Therea The Man-Thing #1 1974 Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik
Tunnelworld Defenders #71 1979 Ed Hannigan, Herb Trimpe, and Jack Abel
The Un-Place Incredible Hulk Annual #1 1968 Gary Friedrich and Marie Severin
Weirdworld Marvel Super Action #1 1976 Archie Goodwin and Tony DeZuniga A planet in an unidentified dimension. Not to be confused with the floating island of the same name.
What If? worlds What If #1 1977 Roy Thomas and Jim Craig
Zaar Defenders #34 1976 Steve Gerber and Sal Buscema

See also[edit]

List of Alternate Marvel Universes - For universes that some of these dimensions are a part of