Azzari/The Wise (Character)

Black Panther- Azzari/Azzuri the Wise

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by:  Jack Kirby

1st appearance: Black Panther #1, 1977

Alias: Azzuri the Wise, Azzuri, Black Panther

Nationality: Wakandan

Team Affiliations: none

Legal Status: unknown

Height: 6’2            Weight: 230 lbs

Eyes: Brown     Hair: Black

Relatives: Bashenga (ancestor), Unnamed wife, S’yan (son), T’chaka (son), Shuri (Granddaughter), T’challa (grandson), T’shan (grandson), Jakara (Grandson, deceased)

Notes: Captain America got the idea of a round throw-able shield from their time together.

Skills and abilities: Trained world class martial artist who was able to defeat Captain America during World War 2. He’s also distinguished among Black Panthers for using multiple weapons throughout his career.

Powers: After ingesting the heart shaped herb he was granted Superhuman physical characteristics such as enhanced strength, Speed, senses and vitality like all other black panther’s and a connection to Bast The Panther God.


During world war two he befriended Captain America and Gabe Jones who came to Wakanda in hopes of gaining there assistance in dealing with Hitler. He managed to defeat Captain America in battle though he did not join the allies in their fight against the Nazis instead choosing the stance of none Interference.  He was succeeded by his son T’chaka.


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