1. Marc Spector's first death occurred at the hands of Bushman in Egypt.
2 & 3. I'll get to two and three after I clear up the more well-known deaths.
4. At the end of the Scarlet Redemption story arc, MK dives off a bridge to save Stained Glass Scarlet and possibly drowns. While underwater and out of breath, he sees visions of his father and Khonshu. If he didn't "die," he was at the very least, hovering on death's door (sort of like the Egypt thing.)
5. Marc officially and undeniably dies at the end of Marc Spector: Moon Knight. He blows up the Spectorcorp building in order to stop a world-threatening virus while he is still inside. He does not return until Resurrection War when he mysteriously bursts out of a Khonshu statue sitting in the foyer of the abandoned Grant Mansion. The statue then appears to be in one piece.
Now, here are the deaths nobody remembers (not that I blame anyone for wanting to forget this.)
2. Just after Moon Knight started hanging out with the WCA, the East Coast team invites the West Coast team to play a friendly East vs. West softball game...in costume, with full use of their powers, at the Houston Astrodome. Take a moment to imagine Doctor Druid running around a baseball diamond in his footie pajamas and cape. I shit you not, Hank Pym actually uses his particles to enlarge a baseball glove to catch a ball struck by She-Hulk, it's that ridiculous. But I digress.
The recently deceased Grandmaster hatches a scheme to cheat Death and sets up a fight between the Avengers teams. In order to make it work, he gets The Collector to teleport the East Coast Avengers from the ballpark. Naturally, the Wackos (WCA) pursue the Collector, but they're too late. The East Coast Avengers are dead, killed by powerful poison. The Collector convinces MK and crew the only way to save their friends is to drink the poison and travel to Death's Dimension to win back their souls. Being complete dupes, they go for it. Even Wonder Man (who is made completely out of ionic energy) the Silver Surfer (who is practically a god) and Thor (who is a bonafide god) are killed by this stuff.
But it doesn't end there.
So Moon Knight and the most powerful heroes on Earth (Silver Surfer was still bound to Earth at this time) are dead. The Grandmaster and Death pick teams and force the Avengers to fight one another. Moon Knight has a pretty funny match against the Black Knight and beats Dane with a suckerpunch. After the fight is over, the Grandmaster reveals the game was part of an even bigger scheme to steal the power of Death herself. To free Death, the Avengers are broken up into groups and must disarm some massive bombs that are hidden across the universe while fighting off the Legion of the Unliving, a team of dead heroes and villains. Here's where this story really breaks continuity.
Because Grandmaster is an evil jerk, Captain America gets to fight his old pal, Bucky Barnes. The same Bucky Barnes who was alive and well being brainwashed by Russians and murdering Wolverine's wife. If that isn't enough, Moon Knight squares off against Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin, the guy who supposedly survived being skewered by his own glider and spent twenty years in a coma or sipping wine in France. And that brings up to death number 3.
3. Moon Knight seriously underestimates Osborn and gets his clock cleaned by the goblin. Osborn disorients MK with a goblin bomb and then electrocutes him with a beam from his gloves. Moon Knight, who is still dead from the poison he drank, dies again. In the end, only Cap and Hawkeye survive the battle with the Legion and Grandmaster happily tells them they now have to fight the Legion of the Unliving again but, this time, the team of dead guys includes all the Avengers who were just killed along with all the guys they just fought. Luckily, Hawkeye is awesome and falls back on his days as a carny to save the day. Clint makes Grandmaster an offer. He places an arrow into each of his hands. One has an explosive head, the other doesn't. He bets Grandmaster he can't guess which hand has the explosive arrow even though GM just watched him pull out the arrows. If GM guesses wrong, he has to give up the dead Avengers and set everybody loose. If he guesses right, Cap and Hawkeye die. The Grandmaster, unable to resist his addiction to gambling, pulls an arrow from Hawk's hand and, even though he just witnessed Clint close his hand around the explosive tip, he somehow pulls the ordinary arrow. He flips out, the dead Avengers return to life and Death is set free. Clint reveals to Cap that all of his arrowheads are detachable and he just cheated by detaching the explosive head as the Grandmaster pulled the arrow out of his hand.
So there you have it. As far as I can tell, Moon Knight has died fives times if you include West Coast Avengers Annual #2 and Avengers Annual #16. As ridiculous as this story began, it had a pretty big impact on Marvel's cosmic canon (eventually, Galactus nearly died because of it) so I don't think it can be considered an alternate universe. The continuity-breaking stuff could be explained with Osborn's coma and Bucky and Nighthawk (who impaled Hank Pym with a stalagmite during the battle) may have been in comas as well during this time. Thor actually says at some point that he suspects the Legion are all clones or figments so there's that as well.
: not an answer to the resurrection count
: question, but I would not mind seeing MK and
: Tigra again...
: --Previous Message--
: I've got a question Thosbi!
: How many times has Moon Knight exactly been
: resurected? Because there is the main
: obvious one that we all know about in the
: tomb, but was he ressurected in the Scarlet
: Redemption arc and at the end of the marc
: spector series too?
: --Previous Message--
: No problem. Moon Knight is kind of a
: of mine. If I had to guess, I'd say I've
: managed to collect about 95% of his
: appearances. I think the only stuff I'm
: missing are about 15-20 issues of various
: books where he shows up for one or two
: panels and either doesn't have any dialog or
: only says a couple words. If you've got any
: more questions about Moon Knight's past, I'd
: be happy to search through my stacks.
: --Previous Message--
: Wow. Thanks for the info, Thosbi!
: --Previous Message--
: I've got those WCA issues, so I'll break it
: down for you.
: Khonshu compels Moon Knight to join the WCA
: to help them fight Dominus. The moon god
: becomes attracted to Tigra because (as he
: puts it) she is a creature of the sun and
: opposites attract. He then compels Marc to
: form a relationship with Tigra. Most of
: their relationship is off-panel, but they
: flirt a lot, kiss a few times, all very PG
: stuff. It's assumed they're sleeping
: Sometime later, Mock and Hawk split up over
: Bobbi's involvement in Phantom Rider's
: death. She decides to quit the team. Moon
: Knight and Tigra go with her because Khonshu
: demands vengeance and he's already in hot
: water with Iron Man and Hawkeye for causing
: the death of Cornelius "Taurus"
: Van Lunt of the Zodiac. Tigra, citing her
: predatory nature, also believes killing is
: sometimes necessary and, naturally, sides
: with Bobbi on the rape issue.
: The three go off and have some adventures
: before winding up in the same fight as their
: old teammates. While trying to exorcise the
: spirit of Phantom Rider, a magic spell cast
: by Daimon Hellstrom ejects Khonshu from Marc
: just as a bunch of Seth's (evil, Egyptian
: god, foe of Thor) minions show up to capture
: the weakened Khonshu (it's a long story
: involving a siege on Asgard.) Marc frees
: Khonshu and the two fight side by side for
: the first (and probably last) time. Later,
: Khonshu explains everything to Marc and
: Marc, feeling used and not knowing if the
: love he felt for Tigra was even real, quits
: both teams for good and returns to New York.
: --Previous Message--
: Okay, I was just wondering since it was
: bothering me that she is teaching in
: Avengers Academy but had been in a
: relationship with Moon Knight, with the
: killing thing as their connection.
: So, thanks for the information.
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