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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Trailer – Who is Kukulkan, The Feathered Serpent God

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Trailer - Who is Kukulkan, The Feathered Serpent God

Black Panther was a phenomenal movie and made an impressive 1.3 Billion at the box office. It remains one of the seminal MCU films of the recent past. Now, Marvel is gearing up for the release of the highly anticipated sequel: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The new trailer of the film is fantastic and we get to see a closer look at one of the most fascinating characters in the film, Tenoch Huerta’s Namor. Namor is also known as Kukulkan, the Feathered Serpent God. This deity is shrouded in mystery and has a rich history. We explore this fascinating character in this article.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever: A Poster

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Kukulkan: The Diety’s Comic book Origins

Kukulkan – Aztec Serpent God of the Wind

This intriguing character first debuted in comics via X-Men; Issue 23; October 1966 and is a Mayan God. More specifically is emerged as the Mayan god of wind. He is said to have been worshiped for over 12 millennia. This God has several awe-inspiring powers that include immunity from disease, immortality, and amazing strength, enabling him to lift incredible amounts of weight effortlessly.

Furthermore, as a sky God, he has wind and energy at his disposal and can fly at amazing speeds. These attributes make him a formidable foe.

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Namor’s Aztec Roots

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Namor is an Aztec God

Kukulkan is also known as Namor (played by Tenoch Huerta in the MCU) and is a Mayan God that was worshiped by the Aztecs as the feathered serpent god. The general description of this deity is that he was regarded as a creator god who lorded over rain and winds. He is considered to be one of the most important gods to the Aztec civilization and is a mix between a bird and a rattlesnake.

Tenoch Huerta as Namor - Black Panther Wakanda Forever Trailer
Namor – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Trailer

This deity is a great addition to the upcoming film as a creature from the Mayan and Aztec mythology. Kukulkan has a deep and rich history and affords Marvel an amazing opportunity to build an impressive character on it. The trailer looks very promising and adds to the general excitement for the upcoming film.

Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Tenoch Huerta as MCU’s Namor

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever would release on November 11, 2022.

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Written by Angad Singh

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