- Then let the world of man tremble-- Ogoun the Slayer comes.
- -- Ogoun src
Ogun is a member of the Vodu, an extra-dimensional race of beings worshipped by the people of West Africa and by practitioners of Afro-Caribbean religions like Vodun (falsely but famously known as 'Voodoo'), Santeria or Candomblé.
Ogun was also the master of the Petro Loas, here depicted as evil demon like spirits.. Since ages Ogun has tried to conquer Earth, but once was sealed by Papa Legba and the Sorcerer Supreme Makeen. Due to this occasion Ogun lost his hand.
Shortly after Doctor Voodoo became Sorcerer Supreme, he opened the gate to Bondyé to save the reality from Nightmare's assault. Although he sealed the gateway, it was broken by one of Ogun's Petro Loas.
- Optic Blast: It is shown that Ogun is able to shoot fire from his eyes.
- The Òrìshà Ogun is not to be confused with the Japanese samurai, Ogun.
- Ogun's name is pronounced as 'oh-GOON'. The last part (-goon) is vocalized nasally.
- Ogun's name 'the Slayer' in Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural Vol 1 dates from his Catholic counterpart Archangel Saint Michael who is also called the Dragon Slayer.
- 4 Appearances of Ogun (Vodu) (Earth-616)
- Minor Appearances of Ogun (Vodu) (Earth-616)
- Media Ogun (Vodu) (Earth-616) was Mentioned in
- 2 Images featuring Ogun (Vodu) (Earth-616)
- 1 Quotations by or about Ogun (Vodu) (Earth-616)
- Character Gallery: Ogun (Vodu) (Earth-616)
- Ogun at the Guide to the Mythological Universe
- Ogun at the Appendix to the Marvel Universe
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Thor & Hercules: Encyclopaedia Mythologica #1; Vodu's entry
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural #3
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural #5
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural #1
- ↑ Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #17
- ↑ All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe #3; Council of Godheads' entry
- ↑ Thor & Hercules: Encyclopaedia Mythologica #1; Shango's entry
- ↑ Daredevil Father #1
- ↑ Joba Molei Anderson (2010). 'The Horsemen: Divine Intervention #1'. Griot Enterprises.
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