Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Orangutan mutate (World War II, 1959 to modern era)

Occupation: Scientist

Group Membership: All-Hate Squad;
formerly Icon (Axis Annie, Baron Blood, Brain Drain, Count von Blitzkrieg, Fräulein Fatale, Geist, Hollow Men, Fritz Krone and his robots, Leopard Woman, Madame Mauser, Penny Panzer, Planner, Dieter Skul, Spider-Queen, Geoffrey Sydenham, Vunderknight, others), Third Reich

Affiliations: Big Strong Man (Steve Kisto), Bigger Stronger Man (Tracey Griffin), Biggest Strongest Man (Chuck Manassa), Fisticuff-Woman (Vanessa Simmonds), Glass-Eye Freddie (Frederick Balzofiore), Herman Goering, Hooded Eye, Katmandingo, Metalhead (Joey Marone), Ursino;
formerly Beverly Lacoco

Enemies: Agent X (Alex Hayden), Avengers Initiative (Blonde Phantom/Louise Mason, Dominic Fortune, Nick Fury, Kraven/Sergei Kravinoff, Powell McTeague, Namora, Sabretooth/Victor Creed), Fight-Man, Beverly Lacoco

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Delta City, USA;
formerly mobile

First Appearance: Agent X#11 (July, 2003)

Powers/Abilities: DoctOranguntan possessed the standard abilities of an adult Orangutan aside from his genius human intelligence that enabled him to perform complex scienctific feats in the genetics field. He was also a highly trained hand-to-hand combatant.

(Avengers 1959#5 (fb) - BTS) - Herman Goering often went boar hunting with DoctOrangutan.

(Avengers 1959#5 (fb) - BTS) - DoctOrangutan joined Geoffrey Sydenham's cause.

(Avengers 1959#4) - DoctOrangutan landed in Wakanda alongside Count von Blitzkrieg, General Skul, Fritz Kron, Leopard Woman and Vunderknight to raid Wakanda and steal its advanced technology.

(Avengers 1959#5) - The Avengers of 1959 stopped Sydenham's Third Reich sympathizers. DoctOrangutan was knocked unconscious by Kraven.

(Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z HC#4 - Fight-Man) - DoctOrangutan created the feline Katmandingo and the bear-like Ursino. He ended up in Delta City where he was aided by his creations and used his genius to augment several of Fight-Man's enemies for the right price, including Big Strong Man, Bigger Stronger Man, Biggest Strongest Man, Fisticuff-Woman, Glass-Eye Freddie and Metalhead.

(Agent X#11 (fb) - BTS) - DoctOrangutan, a genius ape who speaks with a German accent, incorporated as A.P.E. (Advanced Physical Engineering).

(Agent X#11 (fb) - BTS) - DoctOrangutan attempted to transfer powers to a test monkey, who escaped by flying away.

(Agent X#11) - DoctOrangutan, along with several other villains, occupied the office of Delta City's mayor.

   DoctOrangutan rounded up five of the 'biggest and not so brightest' members of the All-Hate Squad, including Katmandingo, Mr. Density, Quickstart, Roman Candle and Shockjock, to use them as power sources to infuse Beverly Lacoco with super-abilities.

   DoctOrangutan and Kenny Liebman, having been successful in making Beverly Lacoco one of the most powerful girls in the world, were apparently killed by her using her newfound flame breath.

Comments: Created by Evan Dorkin, Juan Bobillo & Marcelo Sosa.

Additional information on DoctOrangutan was revealed in Fight-Man's profile in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z HC#4 (October, 2008).

Profile by Markus Raymond & Mikel Midnight.

DoctOrangutan has no known connection to:

images: (without ads)
Agent X#11, p9, pan1 (main image)
Avengers 1959#5, p1, pan1 (head shot, 1959)
Avengers 1959#5, p5, pan3 (DoctOrangutan vs. Kraven, 1959)

Agent X#10-11 (June-July, 2003) - Evan Dorkin (writer), Juan Bobillo (pencils), Marcelo Sosa (inks), Andrew Lis (editor)
Avengers 1959#4-5 (February-March, 2012) - Howard Chaykin (writer/artist), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)

First Posted: 01/07/2013
Last updated: 01/19/2024

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