Brother Voodoo is a male comic superhero that features in Marvel Comics.
Upon arriving, he visited his brother who was dying despite Jericho's medical knowledge with Daniel asking him to find his houngan mentor Papa Jambo. (Strange Tales v1 #169)
Under Papa Jambo's tutelage, Jericho quickly mastered the old ways and was regarded by his master as his finest pupil with none of his other students having learnt his mystical ways so quickly. (Strange Tales v1 #170)
He returned to New Orleans where he spent time with his girlfriend though his brother Daniel believed he was wasting his talents and that he should not be in a relationship with that girl. During the argument, they were visited by the Eye of Agamotto and the spirit of the Ancient One who revealed that Jericho had been chosen to be the new Sorcerer Supreme. He ultimately accepted where he witnessed outside the New Avengers in a battle with the Dormammu-possessed Hood with Brother Voodoo lending his aid in exorcising the demon. Doctor Strange then decided to help teach Brother Voodoo in the ways of becoming the Sorcerer Supreme to protect their realm from mystical threats. (New Avengers v1 #54)
Personality and attributes
Upon becoming Sorcerer Supreme, he came to be referred to for a time as Doctor Voodoo. (New Avengers v1 #54)
Such was his thirst for revenge that he believed he had already lost his soul following the death of his brother. (Strange Tales v1 #170)
Powers and abilities
He was taught numerous mystical skills such as the power to command all living things be they human or plant, the ability to be heard by the Loa spirits in times of need and being able to walk unscathed through raging fires. (Strange Tales v1 #170)
Among the spells he knew were:
- Barrier Crows of Legba : this creating mystical black crows that could be used to trap mystical beings. (Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural v1 #1)
- Language of Null : a spell that could destroy his enemies and hurt powerful mystical beings. (Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural v1 #1)
After completing the Dance Vaudou, he became possessed by the Loa spirit of his dead brother Daniel Drumm with him residing in Jericho's body. The two were not parted and acted as one being giving Brother Voodoo the strength and power of two men. (Strange Tales v1 #170)
- Brother Voodoo was created by Len Wein and Gene Colan where he made his first appearance in Strange Tales v1 #169 (September, 1973).
In other media
- In Marvel: Contest of Champions, Brother Voodoo appeared as a playable character in the iOS video game.
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