Alias: Nathaniel Richards
Powers: Genius-level intellect, master tactician and strategist, skilled armed/unarmed combatant, access to advanced technology, and slowed aging
This Incarnation: Classic
First Appearance: Avengers #8
Nathaniel Richards was a scholar born in the 40th century. Bullied as a youth, his throat was slit by a bully and he was hospitalized for a year. Recovering, he studied science and his ancestor's history tapes of the heroic age. Bored with the perfection of his society, Richards became fascinated with history and discovered the time travel technology created by one of his ancestors, Doctor Doom. The man who would become Kang embarked upon a life of conquest and adventure, exploring and ransacking time era after time era, under such guises as Pharaoh Rama-Tut, Kang the Conqueror, and others. He established strongholds and kingdoms across time. As Rama-Tut, he meant to claim the mutant destined to become Apocalypse, En Sabah Nur, as his heir. He was thwarted in this scheme after encountering two of his ancestors in the Fantastic Four, as well as the West Coast Avengers. By his constant time travel, he diverged countless temporal counterparts to himself, each capable of independent existence and further travel. In his various guises, Kang often came into conflict with the heroes of Earth-616, especially The Avengers.
Superhero Squad Edit
Kang currently has appeared in the Superhero Squad line one time:
- In his classic purple and green costume in the Thing and Kang 2-Pack