The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: African primal-indigenous religion deity CBR Scale: D

Name: Shango

Other Names: Chango; Sango; Sogbo; Sogba; Xevioso

Classification: deity deity  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Thor Annual #10 (Nov. 1982): "A Time to Die!"

Creators: Mark Gruenwald, Alan Zelenetz, Bob Hall, Rick Bryant, Joe Rubinstein, Andy Mushynsky, Al Gordon, Kevin Dzuban

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

Number of Appearances: 2

Gender: male

Note: worshiped by Yoruba tribe

Shango is primarily worshipped by the Yoruba tribe. But he has many names and incarnations. For example, as "Xevioso", Shango is the "voodoo god of thunder" seen in Doctor Strange (vol. 3) #17.

This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Daredevil: Father #2 (Oct. 2005): "Heat Wave" (mentioned)
Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #17 (May 1990): "TBOTV:The Mark of the Vodu, Part II"
Thor Annual #10 (Nov. 1982): "A Time to Die!"

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