Tenoch Huerta Mejia's portrayal of Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is the most recent powerful comic book character to be brought to life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the ten years since its launch.

Joining the ranks of other supernaturally powerful beings like Josh Brolin's Godzilla, Brie Larson's cosmic hero Captain Marvel, and Chris Hemsworth's Thor, who is known as the Norse God of thunder throughout mythology

Who Is Namor in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'?

The Talokan underwater nation is ruled by Namor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After a U.S. mining nation discovers the existence of vibranium close to his realm, he enters the global arena.

Similar to Wakanda, the Talokan people use vibranium from a meteorite that crashed into the water long ago to make clothing and weapons.

How Did the Talokanil Become So Powerful?

Finally, Namor tells Princess Shuri where the Talokanil's abilities come from (Letitia Wright). The Talokan people were plagued by illness and oppression by Spanish conquistadors until they discovered a plant that would alter their physiology.

. The plant was consumed by Namor's mother during his pregnancy, giving rise to his exceptional talents.

How Are Namor's Powers Different in the Comics?

In the comics, Namor has a slightly different set of abilities. He is still a mutant, but the union of Leonard McKenzie, a sea captain, and the princess of the underwater nation of Atlantis gave him superhuman abilities.

. He also established himself as a mainstay in the superhuman community, founding the Invaders, one of the first superhero teams ever, and forming alliances with the X-Men and Fantastic Four.