397) Skeleton Anatomy

Skeleton Mimicry – The character is a skeleton.

Golden Age comic book covers are filled with skeletons on the covers but then you read the story and realize just about all the skeletons are background not characters! The Silver Age doesn’t have much in the way of skeletons on the covers or in the stories either!

Alec Holland (DC) is a bona fide walking talking skeleton and a major character in Swamp Thing V4 #1.

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Ghost Rider (Marvel) is composed of bone and hell fire (Marvel Spotlight on Ghost Rider #5).

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Skeleton Warriors used bone mimicry as a major plot device.

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 The Bone Crusher Skeleton is a very large D&D skeleton (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 2).

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The Direguard is a skeletal undead with magic powers (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 2).

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Finally D&D has plain ole Skeletons (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 1).

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The Risen are skeletons made from the bones of heroes (World of Warcraft Monster Guide).

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A Skeletal Creature is more or less the same as the skeleton category in D&D (World of Warcraft Monster Guide).

Banedead – TSR 2166 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 3

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Baneguard – TSR 2145 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 1

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Banelich – TSR 2166 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 3

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Blazing Bones – TSR 2145 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 1

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Bone Lord – Creature Collection I

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Bonebat – TSR 2166 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 3

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Boneman – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie

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Bonewing – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie

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Burned Ones – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie

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Crypt Thing – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual

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Death Knight – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual

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Dracolich – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual

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Dread – TSR 2145 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 1

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Gatemaster – Creature Collection III. Savage Bestiary

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Heucuva – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual

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Marrow Knight – Creature Collection I

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Mr. Crypt #1 (Alterna)

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Naga Bone – TSR 2145 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 1

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Skeletal Host – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie

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White Wraith Ratman – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie

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