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N'BANU

Real Name: N'Banu

Identity/Class: Normal human (citizen of Wakanda)

Occupation: Student

Group Membership: A school in Wakanda (name unrevealed)

Affiliations: Black Panther (T'Challa), Black Panther's bodyguards (names unrevealed), Daredevil (Matt Murdock) (loose), Foggy Nelson (loose);
   formerly Erik Killmonger (N'Jadaka)

Enemies: Erik Killmonger (N'Jadaka), Klaw;
   formerly Black Panther (T'Challa)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Wakanda, occasionally mobile internationally

First Appearance: Over the Edge#6 (April, 1996)

Powers/Abilities: The teen-aged, thin and patriotic N'Banu is an outstanding and intelligent student in Wakanda and has an interest in the USA.

Height: 5'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 90 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black

History:

(Over the Edge#6 (fb) - BTS) - N'Banu was an exceptional student at a Wakandan school with a fascination for America. He caught the attention of the Black Panther (T'Challa), but was also recruited as a spy by T'Challa's rival, Killmonger. T'Challa traveled to the USA to secure the murderous Klaw's extradition and N'Banu went with him, secretly informing Killmonger of his movements.

(Over the Edge#6) - N'Banu accompanied T'Challa to see Foggy Nelson regarding the legal process to secure Klaw. The next day, observed by N'Banu, T'Challa was captured and chained to a bomb by Killmonger, who revealed the boy's treachery. Killmonger, his men, N'Banu and Klaw fled to the docks to return to Wakanda. When N'Banu questioned Killmonger on his ruthless actions, he was struck down and realized the true danger was Killmonger. Aided by Daredevil, Black Panther escaped and thwarted Killmonger. T'Challa entrusted the repentant N'Banu with a special Vibranium pendant; the youth risked his life to help stop Klaw. Although injured, N'Banu affirmed his loyalty to T'Challa and Wakanda, and T'Challa was proud to be considered his friend.

 

 

Comments: Created by Ralph Macchio (writer), Robert E. Brown (pencils), Mike Witherby (inks).

I wonder where he is now...

Profile by Grendel Prime.

CLARIFICATIONS :
N'Banu has no known connections to:


images: (without ads)
Over the Edge#6, p3, pan1 (main image)
    p14, pan3 (headshot)


Appearances:
Over the Edge#6 (April, 1996) - Ralph Macchio (writer), Robert E. Brown (pencils), Mike Witherby (inks), James Felder (editor)


First posted: 06/27/2019
Last updated: 06/27/2019

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