The Religious Affiliation of
The Fireproof Natives

Religion: African primal-indigenous religion CBR Scale: M

Name: The Fireproof Natives

Other Names: Asbesti tribe

Classification: villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #9 (Dec. 1962): "The End of the Fantastic Four!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Human Torch

Ally: Sub-Mariner

Location: Africa

The fireproof natives were an African tribe that utilized a potion which rendered them immune to flame. They were manipulated by Namor the Sub-Mariner into attacking the Human Torch. Although they can be regarded as antagonists in this story because the fought the heroic Human Torch, the fireproof natives never really meant to do evil. They were simply primitive tribalists who were used as pawns by Namor.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #9 (Dec. 1962): "The End of the Fantastic Four!"

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