Biographical information
Real name

Kevin Plunder

Alternative name(s)


Physical description






Personal information

New Warriors
S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy




Heightened Senses, Nigh-Superhuman Condition


Wrist Blades
S.H.I.E.L.D. Wrist Laser Blades
S.H.I.E.L.D. Bo Staff

Production details
First appearance

Agent Venom (cameo)
The Savage Spider-Man (official)

Last appearance

Contest of Champions: Part 4

Voiced by

Steven Blum

I belong in the Savage Land, but you learned to appreciate my jungle; brought a little back with you. So, I will stay, and learn to appreciate yours.
— Ka-Zar to Spider-Man, "The Savage Spider-Man"

Ka-Zar hails from the Savage Land.


Agent Venom

Ka-Zar is listed as one of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s potential recruits.

The Savage Spider-Man

Ka-Zar first appears where he attacks Spider-Man and Wolverine where he suspects that they were the ones who abducted Zabu. Ka-Zar teams up with Spider-Man and Wolverine to save Zabu from Kraven the Hunter and Taskmaster when Spider-Man comes looking to recruit him to the New Warriors. Spider-Man assists him in rescuing Zabu. Ka-Zar helps Wolverine when Spider-Man is hit with a dart that has a special poison that transforms Spider-Man into the Man-Spider. Using the medicine from a skunk-like creature, Ka-Zar and Wolverine restore Man-Spider back to Spider-Man as they follow Taskmaster and Kraven the Hunter back to Manhattan. Upon arriving in Manhattan, Ka-Zar has difficulty surviving in the city much like how Spider-Man isn't used to the Savage Land. After Kraven the Hunter's defeat and Taskmaster escapes, Ka-Zar and Zabu join the New Warriors.

New Warriors

Ka-Zar gains an upgraded version of his wrist weapons along with a bo staff. Now part of the New Warriors he is trained alongside Spider-Man. However, Taskmaster and his Thunderbolts, which include Vulture, Cloak and Dagger stage a surprise attack on the S.H.I.E.L.D. Tricarrier and the New Warriors must face their first trial by fire when they strive to prevent a breakout of Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Beetle and Scorpion while Spider-Man tries to convince Cloak and Dagger to join the team.

S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy


Rampaging Rhino



Rhino continued his educated at the S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy, he took part in a lesson taught by Ant-Man.

Burrito Run



Ka-Zar and his other class mates were suspicious of the new student Triton

Attack of the Synthezoids

Ka-Zar and the team a kidnapped by Arnim Zola and replaced by synthezoids.

The Revenge of Arnim Zola

Ka-Zar and the team a kidnapped by Arnim Zola and replaced by synthezoids.

Contest of Champions: Part 1

Ka-Zar and the other students where forced to take part in the Contest of Champions, a game between the Grandmaster and his brother the Collector. It's during

Abilities & Equipment

  • Maximum Human Conditioning: Via rigorous training, Ka-Zar has push his body's mobility, strength, resilience, senses & metabolic rate to the maximum of human potential. It is believed that he is far superior to the finest Olympic Athletes in the world. He is very dangerous to his foes and a powerful aid/ally to his friends & allies.
    • Nigh-Superhuman Strength: He has the strength to physically combat & overpower beings like Spider-Man & Wolverine, both of whom are Meta-humans.
    • Nigh-Superhuman Speed: He has shown the speed to quickly react & dodge attacks from being who are faster than himself. He also runs much quicker than olympic level athletes.
    • Nigh-Superhuman Acrobatics: He has shown extremely remarkable acrobatic prowess that is seemingly superhuman.
    • Nigh-Superhuman Endurance: He is also more resilient to physical & mental trauma than normal people. He takes hits from Spider-Man's superhuman strength & is always still standing. His stamina as also at the peak of human potential.
    • Nigh-Superhuman Metabolism: His naturally-enhanced metabolism allows him to heal much better than normal people & much more rapidly than normal humans. It makes him much more resilient to pain, age, & fatigue than normal humans.
    • Nigh-Superhuman Senses: His senses are so heightened that they appear to mimic an animal's senses. He can even focus his senses, such as being able to locate Zabu throughout New York City. This makes it almost impossible to sneak up on him.
  • Hand-to-Hand Combat: Ka-Zar is a self-taught adaptive martial artist, who knows how to utilize his surroundings as a weapon. He gained further proficiency in adaptive combat, via extensive S.H.I.E.L.D. training.
  • Gadgetry: Ka-Zar uses two S.H.I.E.L.D. issued retractable energy blades, to make him mimic Wolverine's claws, as well as a high-tech bo-staff.


  • Ka-Zar used to utilize various hand-made weapons including a spear, bowie knives, and wrist mounted weapons with retractable blades.


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Season 1
Season 2
Season 3 c c c 10
Season 4 0
Overall 10

c - cameo


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