The Mandarin (Khan)

The Mandarin

Religion: not determined yet

Name: The Mandarin

Alter Ego: Khan

Other Names: Gene Khan; Zhang Tong; Tem Borjigin; Chu; Tem Borjigin

Classification: villain villain   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Tales of Suspense (vol. 1) #50 (Feb. 1964): "The Hands of the Mandarin!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Don Heck

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

Number of Appearances: 190

   Comic Book Appearances: 166

   TV, Film Appearances: 23

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: Mandarin's Minions; The Hand

Enemy of: Iron Man, Professor Ho Yinsen, Dr. Robert Hoskins, Li Wang

Occupation: government official, scientist, would-be conqueror

Birth Place: China

Race: Asian

Gender: male

The man who would become the Mandarin was born in a small village in China before the Communist Revolution.

The Mandarin grew up in a village in rural China before the Communist Revolution. He is a ruthless, murdering villain bent on world domination. But there is no reason to believe he himself is a Communist, despite the current political regime of his native land.

The Mandarin (Khan)

This character is in the following 24 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #20 (Sep. 1965): "Vengeance Is Ours!"
Captain America
Hawkeye (vol. 4) #4 (Jan. 2013): "The Tape: 1 of 2"
Heroes for Hire (vol. 2) #1 (Oct. 2006): "Taking it to the Streets, Part 1" (mentioned)
Iron Man
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013)
Marvel Comics Presents
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (24 Oct. 2006)
Tales of Suspense
X-Factor (vol. 1) #49 (Mid-Dec. 1989): "Judgment War, Part 6: Power Struggle" (photo/picture/video)

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