Ape-Man (Gordon Keefer)

The Religious Affiliation of
Gordon Keefer

Religion: manifestly non-religious CBR Scale: U

Name: Ape-Man

Alter Ego: Gordon Keefer

Other Names: Ape-Man I; Ape Man; Monk; Monk Keefer; Gort; Gordon "Monk" Keefer; Gorilla-Man

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Avengers (vol. 1) #12 (Jan. 1965): "This Hostage Earth!"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (as Ape-Man) Daredevil (vol. 1) #10 (Oct. 1965): "While the City Sleeps!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Don Heck, Dick Ayers

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 4

Teams/Affiliations: Ani-Men; The Unholy Three

Enemy of: Daredevil, X-Men

Occupation: criminal

Gender: male

All four members of the original team of Ani-Men (Ape-Man, Frog-Man, Cat-Man, Bird-Man) died in Iron Man (vol. 1) #116. They were killed by a bomb set by Spymaster, the intended target of which was Iron Man.

Ape-Man (Gordon Keefer)

This character is in the following 18 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #12 (Jan. 1965): "This Hostage Earth!"
Classic X-Men #3 (Nov. 1986): "Warhunt!"
Code of Honor #3 (Apr. 1997): "Book Three: The Street" (character based on)
Iron Man
Marvel Team-Up (vol. 1) #25 (Sep. 1974): "Three Into Two Won't Go!"
The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #138 (Oct. 1980): "Elegy" (1-panel cameo)

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