Rock Python (Character)

Rock Python

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by:  Mark Gruenwald

1st appearance: Captain America #341, 1988

Real Name: M’Gulla

Nationality: South African

Team Affiliations: Serpent Society

Legal Status: African citizen with criminal record

Height: 5’10              Weight: 190 lbs

Eyes: Brown              Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Capable fighter and trained security guard.

Powers: None. His costume grants near invulnerability able to withstand gunfire. The metallic helmet allows him to use his head like a battering ram and he also carries various throwing objects for a variety of effects shaped like snake eggs.


M’Gula was a criminal from South Africa of some note. Escaping to America he was recruited by Viper and joined the serpent society. Here he fought Captain America and Diamondback multiple times but was always defeated. Recently he retired from a life of crime and became a security guard.


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.

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