A former mercenary that came stuck in the body of a huge gorilla due to a curse. He is one of Marvel's oldest characters and recently became a member of the Agents of Atlas.A soldier of fortune, Ken Hale lived for thrills and adventure. Fearing old age and death, he sought immortality on the African continent. He heard tales of a gorilla that stands like a man, and that if he killed it, he would live forever, never aging. He hunted the beast, but when he met it, he could not kill it. Leaving it alive, Hale wandered the jungle, becoming lost and sick. The gorilla found him and forced Ken Hale's hand. Ken killed the beast in self defense, not knowing that he had just taken the curse of the gorilla man upon himself. He obtained his immortality, but it came along with spending the rest of his immortal life in the body of a gorilla.
Powers and Abilities
As Gorilla-Man, Hale possesses the body, and therefore the strength, agility, and endurance of a mountain gorilla, while still retaining his normal human intelligence. He is an expert in weapons usage with a preference for firearms, and is a skilled hand-to-hand fighter. Gorilla-Man also has been granted immortality, thus he does not age and has retained the same level of strength and physical prowess over decades. It is noted he has opposable toes.
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