Real Name: Kal'ti

Identity/Class: Human (Wakandan)

Occupation: None revealed (see comments)

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Gh'si, Gh'tan, Gorilla Man (Ken Hale), Human Robot (M-11), Derek Khanata, Marvel Boy (Bob Grayson), S.H.I.E.L.D., Venus (siren), Jimmy Woo

Enemies: None known

Known Relatives: Derek Khanata (cousin), two unidentified cousins (daughters of Derek Khanata), Zari (Derek's wife, cousin-in-law)

Aliases: "Cousin" 

Base of Operations: The Valley of Joy, Africa; formerly Wakanda

First Appearance: Agents of Atlas I#2 (November, 2006)

Powers/Abilities: Kal'ti had no superhuman abilities but was extremely knowledgeable in African history and carried with her a Wakandan Research Module, which recorded audio and video as well as displayed holographic imagery of whatever story was being recorded. Due to her cousin being Derek Khanata, Kal'ti had ties with the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization.

Height: 6'0" (by approximation)
Weight: 150 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown

History: (Agents of Atlas I#2 (fb)) - After the Gorilla Man (Ken Hale) escaped S.H.I.E.L.D. with the burned and elderly Jimmy Woo, Agent Derek Khanata began an investigation into Hale's origins, starting first with sending his cousin Kal'ti into the area where Hale had originally been transformed into the Gorilla Man. Locating one of the tribal elders who claimed to know everything about the Gorilla Man legend, Kal'ti spent some time with him as the elder revealed the origins of the legend. Learning that there had been many Gorilla Men throughout history and that Hale had sought the Gorilla Man out to acquire immortality, Kal'ti sent all information she learned back to Derek, who recorded Kal'ti's communications in a Wakandan Research Module. After sending all information she had acquired on Ken Hale's transformation into the Gorilla Man, Kal'ti sent a communication letting Derek know that she was going to stay and record more of the tribe's recent history, as she found it fascinating how the tribe had once had such a violent past. When she sent the communication to Derek, the two began chatting about their family and the "exceptional missionary" Kal'ti was working with before the communication ended.

(Agents of Atlas I#2) - When Derek Khanata ultimately convinced the rejuvenated Jimmy Woo to take him with his group of allies by claiming to know where their former ally Venus was, Khanata ended up taking the group to the African region where Gorilla Man was transformed and he reunited with Kal'ti. Their reunion was cut short when Gorilla Man recognized the area and demanded to know why Khanata thought Venus would be there. Kal'ti answered by suggesting she show them herself, remarking that the area had always been violent to outsiders and that Woo and his allies would likely have attacked on sight in the past. Gorilla Man agreed with the past of the area, admitting that he had once tried to return to have his curse lifted but found the locals killing each other, and Kal'ti suggested he look at the area now. Pushing back some brush, Kal'ti revealed that Venus was among the locals, keeping them peaceful and Venus thanked Kal'ti for bringing her old friends there.

(Agents of Atlas I#3 (fb) - BTS) - While Derek Khanata sent a coded message to S.H.I.E.L.D., Kal'ti updated S.H.I.E.L.D. on Woo and his friends' location.

(Agents of Atlas I#3) -  Soon overhearing a battle, Kal'ti, Venus and Derek Khanata ran towards the noise and found Jimmy Woo, Gorilla Man and Marvel Boy reeling from a battle with a Yellow Claw robot duplicate. Learning that Kal'ti had updated S.H.I.E.L.D. on their location, Marvel Boy informed Woo and his friends that they needed to leave. When Venus decided to join her old allies against the Yellow Claw, she said her goodbyes to the Valley of Joy tribes and Kal'ti said goodbye to Derek Khanata, asking him to be safe in his travels.

Comments: Created by Jeff Parker, Leonard Kirk and Kris Justice.

It wasn't clear was Kal'ti's occupation was but she was very knowledgeable about history and traveled, learning about historical cultures. This suggests a possible occupation of historian but she also mentioned that Venus was the "exceptional missionary" she was working with so I suppose it's possible she could have just been a very knowledgeable missionary as well...

Profile by Proto-Man.

Kal'ti has no KNOWN connections to:


Gh'si was a member of the tribe outside of a Wakanda in which Kal'ti was visiting and working with. When Jimmy Woo and his allies arrived, their former ally Venus welcomed them and thanked Kal'ti for reuniting her with her friends before asking Gh'si and Gh'tan to provide food, drink or sex if her friends so desired. Gh'si replied that she would be happy to and began flirting with Kal'ti's cousin Derek Khanata, whom Kal'ti sternly reminded was married. Welcoming Venus' other allies, Gh'si revealed the story of how Venus had come to their tribe a decade earlier and quelled the violence between the fighting factions.

--Agents of Atlas I#2 (#3,


Gh'tan was another member of the tribe Kal'ti was working with. When Venus asked Gh'tan and Gh'si to provide any food, drink or sex that her allies wished, Gh'tan smiled as Gh'si replied that they would be happy to.

--Agents of Atlas I#2

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Agents of Atlas I#2, p18, pan5 (Kal'ti-main image)
Agents of Atlas I#2, p4, pan1 (Kal'ti-kneeling)
Agents of Atlas I#2, p3, pan6 (Kal'ti headshot/recorded image)
Agents of Atlas I#3, p2, pan1 (Gh'si)
Agents of Atlas I#2, p20, pan2 (Gh'tan)

Agents of Atlas I#2 (November, 2006) - Jeff Parker (writer), Leonard Kirk (pencils), Kris Justice (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Agents of Atlas I#3 (December, 2006) - Jeff Parker (writer), Leonard Kirk (pencils), Kris Justice (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)

Last updated: 11/01/17

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