The Religious Affiliation of
witch doctor

Religion: African primal-indigenous religion (shaman) CBR Scale: U

Name: witch doctor

Classification: supporting character supporting character   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Strange Tales (vol. 1) #85 (June 1961): "The Ape Man"

Creators: Steve Ditko

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Gender: male

A local witch doctor lived on a small island called "Lost Island Prison" cursed a man with whom he had a grievance. The witch doctor was a powerful mystic, and turned the man into a gigantic ape-like creature, a curse that could be transferred to others. "Witch doctors" and gorillas are traditionally associated with African primal religion.

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