T’shan

Created by: Reginald Hudlin and John Romitta

1st appearance: Black Panther #2  (2005)

Nationality: Wakandan

Alias: Prince T’shan, son of Sy’an

Team Affiliations: none

Legal Status: Diplomatic immunity as Wakandan Ambassador

Height: 5’10                   Weight: 190 lbs
Eye Color: brown        Hair color: Black he wears it bald

Relatives:Bashenga (ancestor), Azzari the Wise (GrandFather),   S’yan (Father),  T’chaka (Uncle, deceased), Ramonda (Aunt),   Shuri (Cousin), White Wolf (cousin), Jakara  (cousin, deceased)  Storm (In Law),   T’Challa (Cousin).

Skills and abilities: Trained from birth in various African martial arts.


Biography

He grew up with T’Challa and Shuri and has always harbored envy towards  T’Challa.  Being close in age they often played and sparred together as children.
When his father S’yan took over ruling of Wakanda in the death of his uncle T’chaka he saw it as an opportunity to surpass T’challa and ascend to the throne. Completing his training and walkabout while T’challa was away in America he waited for the yearly challenge to attain his prize. He challenged his father but things did not go as planned and he lost the fight.

He became bitter when T’Challa defeated his father in battle thus beating him in becoming king of Wakanda. He has always thought his father allowed T’Challa to win. As king T’challa appointed  him the Wakandan U.N ambassador to keep him from interfering. He performed his duties admirably despite knowing they were a shackle made to keep him away from the throne.

When Wakanda was attacked by Klaw’s forces  he was approached by a blond woman who was really a parasitic body thief in disguise.Thinking she could aid his people in their time of need he rushed her to Wakanda. On the way there however the plane crashed and as the woman lay dieing he tried to help her and had his body taken over by the parasite resulting in the consumption of his personality and death.

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About Ryn Fraser

Caribbean born college teacher with a degree in Philosophy, 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 Wikipedia, Comicvine, Independent comics, IGN, Gamespot, and Islandstage.net. View all posts by Ryn Fraser

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