The Religious Affiliation of
El Tigre
Juan Meroz

Religion: Mayan CBR Scale: M

Name: El Tigre

Alter Ego: Juan Meroz

Other Names: Kukulcan

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: X-Men (vol. 1) #25

Number of Appearances: 2

Foe of: Ka-Zar, X-Men

Occupation: gem hunter

Location: Latin America

Gender: male

The source of El Tigre's powers was a mystical pendant. The pendant gave him the power to project solar energy as well as control the minds of descendants of Mayans. After finding the pendant and gaining powers, El Tigre came to believe that he himself was the reincarnation of the Mayan god Kukulkan.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #138 (Oct. 1980): "Elegy" (1-panel cameo)

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