Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human/Assassin

Occupation: One of Fu Manchu’s Si-Fan assassins

Group Membership: Si-Fan

Affiliations: former agent of Fu Manchu; “The Monster” (agent)

Enemies: Shang-Chi, Leiko Wu, "The Monster"

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Tunnel system under New York City

Appearances: Master of Kung-Fu#92 (September; 1980)

Powers/Abilities: He is a highly skilled assassin.

Weaknesses: Being left alone in the tunnels of New York City with no other company that a gorilla, “Dweller” had become seriously mad

History: (MOKF#92) - Shang-Chi and Leiko Wu come to the grocery store of Angela’s grandmother, who claims she has been attacked by “The Monster”. Shang-Chi and Leiko decides to investigate “the monster” story, and goes into the tunnel system of New York City. There they discovers the secret hideout of a Si-Fan assassin, who’s only company is a large gorilla. The Si-Fan assassin who has been left by Fu Manchu and his other Si-Fan assassins for years, now finally, with the help of the gorilla, tries to kill Shang-Chi and Leiko Wu. He sets off a bomb to destroy a wooden stairway, which begin to burn. Shang-Chi manages to throw the gorilla down from the stairs to “Dweller”, Dweller shouts at and kicks the gorilla who turns against his master--both perish in the flames while Shang-Chi and Leiko Wu manage to escape.

Comments: Created by Doug Moench & Mick Zeck

Profile by: The Beetle

Dweller In Darkness is not to be confused with:

The Monster of the Dweller in Darkness has no known connection to:

“The Monster


A huge gorilla, for years the only company by the Si-Fan assassin known only as “Dweller In Darkness”. The Dweller sent “The monster” out from time to time to terrorize the neighborhood, Shang-Chi and Leiko discovered the truth, and “The Monster” perished alongside “Dweller” in flames when “Dweller”’s secret hideout went up in flames .
The gorilla was savage and powerful and proved able to stand up to both Shang-Chi and Leiko Wu in combat.

-- MOKF#92  



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Last updated: 09/07/02

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