Historical Background Edit
Genghis Khan was the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise. He was an innovative tactician, but also a ruthless warlord, responsible for tens of millions of deaths throughout Asia. He died in 1227 after defeating the Western Xia. He is the grandfather of Kublai Khan.
Golden Age Comic Appearances Edit
- Smash Comics #67: Mentioned in text story.
- Fight Comics #81: An account of Genghis Khan's early life.
- True Comics #82: An account of Genghis Khan's life.
- A Treasury of Horses (Dell): Khan's use of horses.
- Horrific #4: Genghis Khan offers a man a ruby ring and his life in exchange for his woman, Narina, or death for both of them. Thee man chooses the ring and the ring becomes cursed so that whoever owns it shall soon die.
- Pep Comics #48: Marco Loco, the adventurer, interupts Genghis Khan's attempt to marry a girl who loves another.
- Thrilling Comics vol. 10 #3 : Genghis Khan orders his men to kill the 20th century time travelers, Professor Fenton and the Ghost. Fenton's henchmen are slaughtered.
- Captain Marvel Jr. #8: The Nazi scientist Dr. Brane summons Genghis Khan to kill Captain Marvel Jr. and to help the Nazis conquer the Earth.
- Air Fighters Comics #4: The Witch of Schulhausen, unimpressed with Adolf Hitler's attmepts at conquering the world for her, summons Genghis Khan. He commands giant birds, ridden by dog-men, and battles the flying hero Skywolf!
- Captain Midnight #58: Ghengis Khan is molecuraly reconstructed by evil aliens on their home planet, along with Bluebeard, Cain and the Devil himself. They battle Captain Midnight after stealing his ship, and are left stranded in the middle of space.
- Master Comics #73: Captain Marvel Jr. encounters the ghost of Ghengis Khan.
Appearances of Modern Age Genghis Khans Edit
- Jumbo Comics #12: A despot named Genghis Khan is attempting to stir up revolt. His treasury is destroyed by his daughter, Yum Ling, and the American spy, ZX-5.
- Military Comics #7: A seemingly invincible Mongol warrior shows up at Genghis Khan's tomb, and is led to believe that he is the reincarnation of Genghis Khan. He begins a military campaign in Asia, but is stopped by Blackhawk and his men.
- Blackhawk #62: A 9 foot tall Mongol warrior working for Russian military agents, claims to be Genghis Khan. He claims that he and his men were put into suspended animation for 700 years by his alchemists. After he and his giant Mongol warriors are killed by Blackhawk and his men, the validity of his story is questioned.
- Champ Comics #16-17: A giant warrior calling himself Genghis Khan, leads Mongol hordes against the Tibetan scientist Wah Le and against America. This giant bears an electric sword, a modern armada of ships, and is allies with the Russians and Chinese, who are curiously referred to as the Axis Powers. He is defeated several times by the Human Meteor.
- Minute Man #2: A giant warrior calling himself Genghis Khan II, and claiming to be a descendant of the original Genghis Khan, leads a Mongol horde in an attempt to conquer the world. He is stopped by Minute-Man.
Genghis Khan's Legacy in Public Domain ComicEdit
- Jackpot Comics #5: The tribe of Ghengis Khan is discovered practicing dark magic in Tibet. They are defeated by Mr. Justice.
- Silver Streak Comics #16: The Bingham Boys encounter a direct descendant of Genghis Khan who plans to use Khan's sword to gather an army of devoted followers who will help him conquer the world.
- Grand Slam Three Aces Comics #48: Terry Kane discovers modern subversives using Genghis Khan's old routes.
- Smash Comics #35: The Ray battles a mystic warlord, who leads magically enhanced Mongol hordes in an invasion of Russia, and claims to be an ancestor of Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan.
- Jungle Comics #2: Camilla (2) claimed to be a direct descendant of Genghis Khan.