Malice (Character)

Created by: Don McGregor and Rich Buckler

1st appearance: Jungle action #8, 1974

Real Name: Tanzika

Nationality: Wakandan

Team Affiliations: None

Legal Status: Wakandan national with criminal record

Weight: 110 lbs    Height: 5’7

Eyes: Black             Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Trained in martial arts and master of jujitsu. She is also a skilled gymnast who wields a spear to great effect. She took T’challa by surprise and held her own in single combat with him.

Powers: Exposed to the resurrection altar she gained superhuman strength, speed and agility. She was sufficiently strong to throw her spear through marble.


The woman known only as Malice was one of the people of wakanda who were displeased with the ruling house of wakanda. Her mother was a devout follower of the traditional ways but she grew restless. Her life took her into the service of the Black Panther, she was one of his servants who objected to his foreign girlfriend. She also had an affair with Zatama but when he called her a “child” and broke it off she murdered him and framed Monica Lynne who was T’challa’s fiance at the time. When Eric Killmonger was recruited an army to help him take over wakanda she was one of them. When Venom one of killmonger’s lieutenants was captured she was charged with his retrieval. There she clashed with T’challa and eventually escaped though they clashed yet again. The second confrontation found her defeated and jailed.

She later escaped and aided her new lover Solomon Prey in another attempt at killing T’challa when he was killed she was again jailed.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

admin has 2699 posts and counting.See all posts by admin

4 thoughts on “Malice (Character)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *