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KANA THE SHADOW WARRIOR

Real Name: Kana

Class: Human magic user

Occupation: Ninja, secret agent

Group Affiliation: O.S.S.

Known Relatives: Unnamed father (deceased), unnamed mother (deceased)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Pacific

First Appearance: G.I. Combat #232 (August, 1981)

Powers: Kana is a skilled ninja, proficient in the martial arts and able to move rapidly and silently. Kana is armed with a sword, dagger, shuriken and a shuko, an iron glove covered in spikes. Kana has incredible endurance, and can put himself in a trance resembling suspended animation. In this state he can project an astral form into the past or the future.

History: (G.I. Combat #232)-Kana was born in Kyoto, Japan in the 1930s and sent at an early age to the House of Bamboo to learn the ways of the ninja. Returning home Kana found his parents executed by Major Saburu for being sympathetic to Allied forces. Kana vowed vengeance, and fled to London, where he was recruited into the O.S.S. His first mission was to assassinate Saburu, and Kana did it with relish. Kana continued to serve O.S.S. throughout WWII. His post-war activities are as yet unrecorded.

List of appearances: G.I. Combat #232, 239, 246, 247, 252, 255, 264-266, 272, 279

Comments: Created by Bob Kanigher & E.R. Cruz

Last updated: 3/23/2002

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