Real Name: Taneleer Tivan
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Prophecy, uses variety of collection as weapons as needed, has on occasion assumed a form with great energy powers.
Elders of the Universe, widower of Matani, father of Carina, owner of Prisonworld prior to its consumption by Galactus, created the Collection Agency, formerly held the Brethren, originally began collecting diverse objects and beings to repopulate the universe in case of genocide, eventually became obsessed with collecting, has numerous starships holding museums of his collections, disintegrated by Korvac, resurrected by Death for the Grandmaster as a result of the Contest of Champions.
First Appearance: The Avengers (1963) #28
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All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2006)
#2 All-New, All-Different Point One (2015)
- 'Benny Beckley to Crazy Eight'
Astonishing Thor (2011)
Avengers Academy (2010)
Avengers Assemble (2012)
Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes II (2007)
Captain America (1968)
Contest of Champions (2015)
#1#2 Exiles (2001)
- 'What is it Good For?'#3
- 'Nowhere Man'#5
- 'Cheat Code'#6
- 'God Mode'
Fantastic Four (1961)
#389 Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men: The Black Vortex Omega (2015)
- 'Behold a Fatal Future!'
#1 Howard the Duck (2015)
- 'The Black Vortex Chapter 13'
#2#5 Howard the Duck (2016)
- 'Super Hero Battle for the Fate of New York and Possibly the World'
#2#4 Hulk (2008)
- 'Fowl Movement! (Ugh no no that sounds terrible how about...) Duck! Duck! Loose!'#5
- 'Collect Call to Arms'
#10 Iron Man (1968)
- 'Love & Death'#11
- 'Trapped In A World They Never Made'#12
- 'Winner Takes All'
#26 Last Planet Standing (2006)
- 'Duel In a Dark Dimension!'
Legendary Star-Lord (2014)
Marvel Legends (2007)
#60 Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl (2005)
- 'Legends Never Die!'
Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions (1982)
#1 Marvel Team-Up (1972)
- 'A Gathering of Heroes! Chapter 1'#3
- 'Chapter 4: Third Contest: Siege in the City of the Dead!'
Marvel Triple Action (1972)
#22 Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy [II] (2015)
- 'Among Us Walks... A Goliath!'
#3 Nova (2013)
- 'One in a Million You'
#28 Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
- 'Chapter XXVIII:The Black Vortex Chapter 8'
She-Hulk: Cosmic Collision (2009)
Silver Surfer (1987)
Annual 05 Star-Lord (2016)
- 'The Return of the Defenders Part 3'#3
- 'Space Is Eternity'#17
- 'Playing With Matches'#58
- 'Field of Honor'#60
- 'Finale & Prelude'#61
- 'Inner Turmoil'
#6 The Avengers (1963)
- 'Out of Orbit, Chapter One: You Are My Sunshine'#7
- 'Out of Orbit, Chapter Two: We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together'
Annual 21 The Incredible Hulk (1968)
- 'Kang's World Part 4'#28
- 'Among Us Walks... A Goliath!'#51
- 'In The Clutches of... The Collector!'#119
- 'Night of the Collector'#172
- 'Holocaust in New York Harbor!'#173
- 'Threshold of Oblivion!'#174
- 'Captives of the Collector!'#175
- 'The End... and the Beginning!'#176
- 'The Destiny Hunt!'#334
- 'First Encounter'#335
- 'Bloody Encounter / Collect and Proceed'#336
- 'For Here We Make Our Stand!'#337
- 'Mud and Glory?'#338
- 'Infectious Compulsions'#339
- 'Final Redemption'#366
#197 The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
- '...And Man-Thing Makes Three!'#198
- 'The Shangri-La Syndrome!'
HC The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
- 'The Marvel Encyclopedia'
#3 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'C-D: From The Collector to Dracula'#4
- 'D-G: From Dragon Man to Gypsy Moth'
#3 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'Cloak to Doctor Octopus'
The Thanos Quest (1990)
West Coast Avengers (1985)
What If? (1977)
#32 What If? Secret Wars (2009)
- 'What If... The Avengers Had Become the Pawns of Korvac?'
#1 Wolverine (1988)
- 'What if... Doctor Doom Kept the Beyonder's Power?'
#134 X-23 (II) (2010)
- 'Choice in the Matter'#135
- 'From Bad to Worse'#136
- 'Misadventures in Babysitting, Part 2'#19
- 'Misadventures in Babysitting, Part 3'
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