Created by: Jack Kirby
1st appearance: Black Panther vol.1 #6, 19
Team Affiliations: none
Legal Status: unknown
Height: 6’2 Weight:Unknown
Eyes: Brown Hair: Black
Skills and abilities:Capable leader and founding father of Wakanda
Powers: As the first Black Panther he likely ingested the Heart shaped herb granting him superhuman physical characteristics.
Bashenga is noted as being the very first Black Panther and the founder of Wakanda. He is also the one who formed many of their customs such as the Dora Milaje and making Vibranium off limits in hopes of not creating more demons. He existed in the time of Conan the Barbarian.