WHITE NINJA

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human (source of abilities unknown, either a mutant or used technological means)

Occupation: Mercenary

Affiliations: Yakuza, served under Lord Kenada; former agent of Baroness (Heike); Enemy of Silver Sable and Spider-Man

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Currently unknown; formerly Tokyo, Japan; formerly a castle in the Black Forest, Bavaria, Germany

Appearances: Spider-Man: Fear Itself Graphic Novel (1992)

Powers: The White Ninja can turn himself become invisible, even to other forms of detection, such as infra-red. He is a master of stealth and is trained in the standard ninja forms of armed and unarmed combat. His invisibility can be disrupted if he is truck with sufficient force.

He uses the standard ninja weapons: shuriken, nunchaku, sai, etc. He also used the Cassidy Crystals, whicch were able to induce extreme fear and hallucinations. This could be overcome only by extreme anger.

History: Unknown. He was described as "some kind of mutant."The White Ninja was hired by the Baroness to steal the Cassidy Crystals to further her plans to takeover the world. He successfully stole the Crystals, taking out Silver Sable and her Wild Pack, who had tried to stop him. Sable recruited Spider-Man to help her prevent the Baroness from using the Crystals. The two journeyed to the Baroness's base in Bavaria. While Spider-Man occupied the guards and the White Ninja, Sable broke into the castle and confronted the Baroness.

Spider-Man's speed and spider-sense enabled him to keep pace with the White Ninja, until he exposed Spider-Man to the Cassidy Crystals. Spider-Man was instantly overwhelmed with horrific images, which the White Ninja used to his advantage, battering the confused web-slinger. However, eventually Spider-Man became furious and fought off the effects of the Crystals. He succeeded in striking a powerful blow to the White Ninja that disrupted his invisibility field. Despite this, the battle continued as a stalemate, and the ninja again tried to use the Cassidy Crystals. Spider-Man was prepared and leapt away in time, the wind blowing the fumes into the ninjas face. The hallucinations and fear caused the White Ninja to lose his balance, and he fell into a deep, deep crevice.

 

 

 

Comments: Created by Gerry Conway, Stan Lee, and Ross Andru.

Clarifications:
The White Ninja is no relation to:
White Ninja, an alias briefly used by Abe Brown, to teach his brother, the Prowler, a lesson, @ Spectacular Spider-Man Annual#10/2

Last updated: 08/01/02

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