First Appearance: Fantastic Four #52
Monarch of the secluded but technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda, King T’Challa is the Black Panther, a ceremonial title that must be both inherited and earned by the current Wakandan ruler. Granted superhuman powers by consuming a mystical heart-shaped herb, the Panther is responsible for defending his people, and the world, from any threats.
Real Name: T’Challa
Occupation: King of the nation of Wakanda
- Master of all forms of unarmed combat
- Brilliant strategist, tracker and technician
- Skilled scientist
- Acrobatics that incorporate animal mimicry