Monkey King (Marvel)
The Monkey King is a comic character that features in Marvel Comics.
During the War of the Realms, the forces of the Dark Council invaded the Earth with a legion of Fire Demons laying claim to Asia as New Muspelheim. In this time, the Monkey King represented the Ascendants as the various Asian-based superhero teams sought to form a resistance against the invaders. He joined forces with Jimmy Woo's Agents of Atlas where he initially he was resentful of following mortals until Shang-Chi humbled him. (War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas v1 #3)
Personality and attributes
He tended to have a low opinion of others though afforded some respect to other gods. Wukong believed gods were superior to mortals though humans were capable of earning his respect. (War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas v1 #3)
Powers and abilities
- The Monkey King was created by Nick Spencer and Ariel Olivetti where he made his first appearance in Iron Man 2.0 v1 #5 (July, 2011).
- The character was based on Sun Wukong of Chinese mythology and adapted for Marvel Comics.
In other media
- Iron Man 2.0 v1:
- Avengers World v1':
- War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas v1: