Kibuka (Character)


Real Name: Jonathan Peyton “Black Jack” Cole

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by: Christopher Priest and Andy Kubert

1st appearance: Black Panther #50 , 2002

Alias: Brother of the Panther

Nationality: American

Team Affiliations: 66 Bridges

Legal Status: U.S Citizen with no criminal record

Weight: 185 lbs    Height: 5’10

Eyes: Brown            Hair: Black

Relatives: Triage/Nigel Blacque (son), Kasper Cole/White Tiger (son), Ruth Cole (Wife)

Skills and abilities: Skilled marksman with firearms, trained by the police force. Also appears to possesses a brilliant strategic, business and criminal mind.

Powers: None.


A New York City police officer nicknamed “Black Jack” because of how dark his skin was. It is also suggested he once lived in Africa before making life in America. In the US he married Ruth Cole a Jewish woman. Black Jack was well-respected in his community and father the father of Kasper Cole. To his co-workers, community and friends he was a “hero” cop who was a faithful husband and dutiful father who had even the respect of the most cruel and corrupt street hustlers.

He was eventually jailed for cocaine possession and everyone especially his son Kasper thought he had been set up by the corrupt police force for doing his job.

Unknown to everyone however he was really the leader of the international crime syndicate known as the 66 bridges and also had another son who helped him run the “business”, Triage/Nigel Blacque. From behind bars he pulled the strings that lead his son as the Black Panther down the path of a superhero hoping to either forge him into the perfect weapon or corrupt him.


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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