Real Name: Kamran (last name unrevealed)
Identity/Class: Sub-Species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate;
Occupation: Student, criminal
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Kaboom, Lineage (Gordon Nobili)
Enemies: Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers), Five Weapons Society Brother Sabre/Takeshi, Sister Dagger/Esme, Sister Staff/Zheng Zhilan), Aamir Khan, Disha Khan, Yusuf Khan, Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan)
Known Relatives: Irfan (father), Bushra (mother)
Base of Operations: Jersey City, New Jersey
First Appearance: Ms. Marvel III#13 (May, 2015)
Powers/Abilities: After undergoing Terrigenesis, Kamran developed the ability to generate energy from within his body that manifests as bioluminescent energy on his skin. Kamran can channel this energy into objects, which then explode when he throws them. Kamran can also fire energy bursts from his form, using them to knock others out or to knock down walls, depending on the concentration.
Height: 5'10" (by approximation)
Weight: 160 lbs. (by approximation)
(Ms. Marvel III#13 (fb) - BTS) - Kamran grew up in Jersey City with his parents, Bushra and Irfan, and he befriended young Kamala and Aamir Khan and their parents, Yusuf and Disha. Kamala remembered Kamran picking his nose as a boy. In time, Kamran moved with his parents to Houston, Texas, where he became a top student in math and science. He made plans to attend MIT and study microbiology, engineering, and pre-law. Kamran moved with his parents back to Jersey City. There, he regularly volunteered at the mosque to help the elderly. He regularly played the character of the minotaur wizard in World of Battlecraft.
(Ms. Marvel III#14 (fb) - BTS) - After moving back to Jersey City, Kamran was unpacking when the Terrigen Cloud hit him, and he transformed into an Inhuman, prying his way out of a cocoon and discovering his skin was alight with energy and that he had the power to charge objects with energy and make them explode.
(Ms. Marvel III#15 (fb) - BTS) - Kamran was recruited by Lineage, along with Kaboom, and they agreed to work for him in his attempts to take over New Attilan. Lineage sought to build his army next, and he identified Ms. Marvel, an Inhuman in the Khan family line.
(Ms. Marvel III#13) - Kamran went with his parents to meet the Khan family, and he and Kamala bonded over their mutual interest in online games, gyros, and old Bollywood movies, and Kamran soon invited Kamala to shop for DVDs with him, and her parents agreed so long as Aamir chaperoned them, stopping them from holding hands. When Kaboom attacked a store, Kamala rushed away and changed to Ms. Marvel, then she defeated Kaboom. When Kamala returned, Kamran pulled her into an alley and revealed his own super-powers.
(Ms. Marvel III#14) - Kamran told Ms. Marvel about his Terrigenesis, then Aamir found them and scolded them for going off alone. That night, Kamran went to Kamala's house and threw pebbles against her window, then invited her out for a night of adventuring. Kamran and Kamala sat on the top of the water tower looking over the city. Kamran showed her how his powers worked, then he nearly kissed her before police lights sent them running, and Kamala went home. The next day, Kamala was picked up by Kamran on the street and he offered to take her to school, upsetting Aamir. Kamran took Kamala against her will to the docks, where he powered up and explained that he had someone he wanted her to meet. When Kamala tried to walk away, Kamran knocked her out with an energy zap, and she woke up in Lineage's headquarters. Kamala woke up, knocked out guards, and tried to escape, but Kamran zapped her again, and she saw him standing with Kaboom (wounded from injuries after Ms. Marvel's battle with her) and Lineage.
(Ms. Marvel III#15) - Kamran arrogantly told Ms. Marvel that no one would believe she'd been kidnapped after she'd snuck out with him and gotten into his car of her own free will. Ms. Marvel tried to flee, so Kaboom and Kamran pursued her, ready to fight her if she didn't apologize to Lineage. Ms. Marvel threw Kamran against a wall before he tossed an explosive at her, but she threw it back and escaped while Kamran was knocked backward. Lineage hinted that Ms. Marvel was not the only Khan with powers.
(Ms. Marvel III#18 (fb) - BTS) - Kamran, wanting to win Lineage's favor back, stole some Terrigen Mists from New Attilan.
(Ms. Marvel III#16 (fb) - BTS) - Kamran kidnapped Aamir and prepared to expose him to the Terrigen Mists. He then went to the Khan house and zapped Yusuf and Disha, causing them to sleep.
(Ms. Marvel III#16) - Kamala returned home to find Kamran, and he told her about Aamir's capture, taunting her before striding away.
(Ms. Marvel III#17 - BTS) - Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel attacked the house where Aamir was being kept and they defeated Kaboom, but Kamran had already released the mists on Aamir.
(Ms. Marvel III#18) - Aamir woke up and knocked Kamran aside with a blast, then they began fighting, but Aamir had the power to generate force fields around himself. Kamran was knocked back, and Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel got Aamir to safety.
(Marvel Voices: Identity II#1/2 (fb) - BTS) - Kamran stole an artifact, the Eyes of the Dragon, from the Five Weapons Society; he planned to use the Eyes to drain the life of Ms. Marvel and then transfer that life to Lineage. Kamran reached out to Kamala, inviting her to meet.
(Marvel Voices: Identity II#1/2) - Kamran met with Ms. Marvel and worked hard to convince her to trust him again, but the Five Weapons Society arrived to stop him.
Comments: Created by G. Willow Wilson and Takeshi Miyazawa.
Profile by Chadman.
Kamran has no known connections to:
Irfan and Bushra
(Ms. Marvel III#13 (fb) - BTS) - Irfan and Bushra raised their son Kamran in Jersey City, New Jersey, where they befriended the Khan family, with parents Yusuf and Disha and children Aamir and Kamala. In time, they moved to Houston, where Kamran became a top student, but they moved back to Jersey City as Kamran made plans to attend MIT.
(Ms. Marvel III#13) - Bushra and Irfan took Kamran to meet with the Khans.
--Ms. Marvel III#13 ([Ms. Marvel III#13 (fb)], 13
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Ms. Marvel III#14, p22, pan1 (main)
Ms. Marvel III#13, p7, pan1 (normal clothes)
Ms. Marvel III#13, p6, pan4 (Irfan and Bushra)
Ms. Marvel III#13-15 (May-July, 2015) - G. Willow Wilson (writer), Takeshi Miyazawa (artist), Sana Amanat (editor)
Ms. Marvel III#16-18 (August-October, 2015) - G. Willow Wilson (writer), Adrian Alphona (artist), Sana Amanat (editor)
Marvel Voices: Identity II#1/2 (July, 2022) - Sabir Pirzada (writer), Eric Koda (artist), Darren Shan (editor)
First Posted: 01/16/2021
Last updated: 06/10/2022
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