|Citizen of Wakanda with a criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
Mystical enchantment derived from eating the flesh of the sacred white gorilla; granting super-human strength, speed, stamina, agility and durability.
|Pelt of the Sacred White Gorilla|
Avengers Vol. 1
Black Panther Vol. 3
|Avengers Vol. 1 #62 (March, 1969)|
|Roy Thomas & John Buscema|
During T'Challa's absence M'Baku kills the sacred white ape, consuming its flesh and gaining great powers. Returning to his kingdom, T'Challa and his allies the Avengers are rendered unconscious by their false ally. When they awake M'Baku reveals his plan to replace the Panther cult with the worship of Gorillas and challenges the Black Panther to combat for the throne as the Man-Ape.