Luther Kane

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Luther Kane

Other Names: Luthor Kane

Classification: villain villain   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Werewolf by Night (vol. 1) #5 (May 1973): "A Life For a Death!"

Creators: Gerry Conway, Mike Ploog

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Werewolf By Night, Lissa Russell, Judson Hemp

Ally: Desmond

Family/Relative: Joshua Kane (brother)

Occupation: scientist

Nation: USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: offered lycanthropy cure to Jack Russell to get him to kill

Luther Kane kidnapped Jack Russell's sister Lissa Russell. He held Lissa hostage and then offered Jack Russell her release and a cure for Lissa's lycanthropy in order to pressure him to kill millionaire Judson Hemp.

In his nefarious plot, Luther Kane employed a bodyguard named Desmond. Luther Kane met his end when Desmond threw a dagger at Jack Russell, who dodged the weapon, and the dagger hit and killed Luther.

Luther Kane was the brother of Joshua Kane, who had previously attempted to hunt the Werewolf for sport.

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Werewolf by Night

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