Real Name: Teng Yun-Suan
Identity/Class: Human, possible mutant/mutate/magic user; Chinese citizen
Occupation: would be world conqueror; former sensei
Affiliations: partner of the Kingpin;
a group of mercenaries led by Black Metal, including Noise, Quota, Stealth, and Zapper;
a group of mercenaries led by Dog, including Gold, Horse, Monkey, She-Devil, and Silver
formerly the Agent (Rick Mason)
Enemies: Agent, Nick Fury, SHIELD
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Master Teng, Planner
Base of Operations: formerly Costa Brava, South America; Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel: The Agent (1989)
Powers/Abilities: Teng is a master of
Kung Fu, as well as being a Feng Shui Man, which apparently
enables him to gain glimpses of a person's future from that
According to Rick Mason, he is "...a Feng Shui Man. A Geomancer....the equivalent of a priest, a fortune teller, a doctor, and a psychiatrist all rolled into one."
History: The source of Teng's training, as well as most of his past history, remains unrevealed.
(Agent GN(fb)-BTS) - Approximately ten years ago, Teng trained Rick Mason in the martial arts.
(Agent GN(fb)-BTS) - Teng Yun-Suan became
associated with the Kingpin of Crime, who acted as his financial
partner in a plot to use super-human agents in a series of coups
to gain control of small countries, in order to start a power
base for grander schemes.
He set Dog and his allies up to take over Hong Kong.
(Agent GN(fb)-BTS) - Teng hired Black Metal and his allies to take over the country of Costa Brava and oust the right wing dictator.
(Agent GN) -Rick Mason investigated a plot to
overthrow the government of Hong Kong. He uncovered the
involvement of Dog and several other superhuman former agents of
the Chinese government (Gold, Horse, Monkey, She-Devil, Silver),
all working for an unknown party. Horse attacked Mason and was
killed in the ensuing struggle.
Mason was next hired by Nick Fury to investigate similar events in the country of Costa Brava, and he brought down the group led by Black Metal.
Teng then revealed himself as the mastermind behind the various super-villain coups and attacked Mason, but the Agent killed him in combat. Teng was proud that his former student had become his superior.
Comments: Created by James D. Hudnall and John Ridgway.
Teng, the Planner, has no known connection to:
Marvel Graphic Novel: The Agent (1989) - James D. Hudnall (writer), John Ridgway (artist), Carl Potts (editor)
Last updated: 10/02/10
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