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A monkey. Also a trained assassin. This macaque was raised in the peaceful traditions of his northern Japanese tribe. Until a chance meeting with a human hitman showed him our capacity for violence. That was the day the legend of Hit-Monkey was born.


The Origin

in Hit-Monkey (2009) #1

An assassin on the run seeks refuge in a mountainous community of macaques. Unfortunately, he’s trailed by a gang of hitmen who take his life and that of his monkey rescuers. A single monkey survivor takes his first life as revenge.

Versus Bullseye

in Hit-Monkey (2010) #1

His tribe is now dead, his home forever lost to him. Seeking vengeance on a mission he’s still trying to understand, Hit-Monkey, guided by the spirit of his hitman mentor, goes after the man responsible for his loss. But General Kato has Bullseye as his bodyguard!

A Killer of Killers

in Deadpool (2008) #19

Read through issue #21! After one of his friendly neighborhood friends is murdered, Spider-Man teams up with Deadpool who has a lead on the assassin’s identity. After all, there’s only one hitman who can (literally) shoot off the walls.

"Is That a Monkey?"

in Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015) #1

Yes, Dum Dum Dugan, it is. Hit-Monkey joins the elite team of S.T.A.K.E., a top secret division of S.H.I.E.L.D. that houses aliens, mythical beasts, and "extra-normal" entities. Man-Thing, Zombie Jasper Sitwell, and more classic Marvel monsters step out of the shadows to fight monstrous world-ending threats.

Monkey Business

in Deadpool & the Mercs for Money (2016) #5

S.H.I.E.L.D. appoints Hit-Monkey as a "liaison" to Deadpool and Domino’s merc squad, but really just need him to spy. But Hit-Monkey may be part of another double con... Read through issue #9.

"Monster War"

in Old Man Logan (2016) #14

The future’s Wolverine teams up with the Howling Commandos to unravel the mystery of why Jubilee is missing. Blood feasts, vampires, and primate action. Read through issue #15.