List of fictional primates in comics

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This is a list of fictional non-human primates in comics. It is a subsidiary to the list of fictional primates.

Rulah Jungle Goddess battles a congress of gorillas to rescue an explorer.
Ape Species Origin Creator Notes
Ampersand Capuchin monkey Y: The Last Man Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guera. A macaque monkey that Yorrick attempts to train to help the disabled.
An-Nin Monkey Tokyo Mew Mew Reiko Yoshida
Ape-X Ape Squadron Supreme #5 Roy Thomas and John Buscema A member of The Squadron Supreme; Also the name of a super hero who becomes a powerful gorilla after donning a magic Mexican wrestling mask.
Belzébub Gorilla Corentin Paul Cuvelier Corentin's pet gorilla.[1]
Beppo Monkey Rupert Bear Mary Tourtel The pet monkey of the twin rabbits Reggie and Rex.[2]
Beppo Monkey Superboy v1 076 Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster Superman's pet monkey.
Chee-Chee Francois' langur Tor Joe Kubert and Norman Maurer The only friend of Tor the caveman.
Detective Chimp Chimpanzee Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #4 A superintelligent ape that first appeared in the silver age of DC. Has recently returned in the Infinite Crisis mini-series Day of Vengeance.
Dr. Chimp Orangutan Rupert Bear Alfred Bestall Teacher at Rupert's school.[3]
Mr. Chimp Chimpanzee Rupert Bear Alfred Bestall Shopkeeper.[4]
Choco Chimpanzee Jommeke Jef Nys A playful chimpanzee in a sailor suit, named after the fact that he likes to eat chocolate paste.
Congorilla Gorilla Secret Origins #40 Featured in Secret Origins #40 - an 'all gorilla issue' that featured an editorial discussion of the Silver Age phenomenon and the issue sported a campy cover that featured a number of tricks formerly used to sell comics such as go checks, fires, motorcycles and questions.[5]
Djuba Showcase #66 B'wana Beast's friend.
Doctor Pogo Chimpanzee The Umbrella Academy A chimpanzee from the six-part comic book, written by My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way.
Don Uggie Apelino Gorilla Judge Dredd John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra Head of the Ape Gang, a criminal mob of sentient gorillas in Judge Dredd.
Dum-Dum Gorilla Boner's Ark Mort Walker One of the passengers on board of Boner's Ark.[6]
Forever Orangutan Stardust Crusaders Hirohiko Araki An orangutan who uses its Stand ability 'Strength' to attack Jotaro Kujo and his allies.
Gabby Monkey Smash Comics #21 Surgically given human-level intelligence and speech, he became the first loyal if rambunctious sidekick of Quality Comics' Midnight.
Gorilla Boss Gorilla Batman Originally a Mobster by the name of George Dyke, he was set to be executed but had his brain removed from his body by his henchman and it ends up transplanted into the body of a towering gorilla by a disgraced surgeon named Doc Willard.
Gorilla Grodd Gorilla The Flash #106 A psychic gorilla supervillain that battles The Flash.
Gorilla-Man Gorilla Men’s Adventures #26 After operating his own team for a while, Ken Hale then "retired", and lived in a large treehouse near the Congo. He served as a guide for the original X-Men, and proved himself to be a formidable guide. He was given a special yearbook, and was acknowledged as an ally, or "X-Ape".
Hit-Monkey Japanese macaque Hit-Monkey Daniel Way and Dalibor Talajić A monkey assassin and martial artist, who wears a suit.
Gusten Gorilla Gorilla Gusten Jan Romare A gorilla in a pantomime comic.[7]
Jacko Chimpanzee Jungle Jinks Arthur White [8] and Mabel Francis Taylor[9] Main cast member.
Jacko Chimpanzee Tiger Tim Julius Stafford Baker Friend of Tiger Tim.[10]
Jocko Chimpanzee Jo, Zette and Jocko Hergé Playful chimpanzee, who is Jo and Zette's pet.
Kiligolo Perlin et Pinpin Claude Dubois Pet monkey of Perlin and Pinpin, two characters created by Maurice Cuvillier.[11] The monkey itself was a creation of Cuvillier's successor Claude Dubois, who eventually created a spin-off around Kiligolo.[12]
Koko Monkey Philly Peno and Koko Frank Crane Talking pet monkey, owned by the Filipino boy Philly Peno.[13]
Lex Lemur Lemur Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! #14 (1983) Roy Thomas and Scott Shaw A lemur version Lex Luthor in Just'a Lotta Animals.
Lichi Monkey Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn! Akira Amano
Mataboe Gorilla Jommeke Jef Nys A talking gorilla.
McGimben Gimbensky Gorilla Grease Monkey Tim Eldred A gorilla who happens to be Chief Mechanic for Barbarian Squadron. A self-styled artist who cares nothing at all for regulations. Robin becomes his assistant and close friend.
Mickey the Monkey Chimpanzee Mickey the Monkey Dudley D. Watkins A cheerful monkey, who always gets himself into trouble or manages to act revenge upon those who did him harm.
Mikhlo Fantastic Four Super-strong and super-durable; Killed by Red Hulk
Monsieur Mallah Gorilla Doom Patrol (vol. 1) #86 An intelligent homosexual gorilla created by an evil brain in a jar. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Evil, enemies of the original Doom Patrol.
Nnamdi The Flash vol. 2 #194 Solovar's son and successor.
Rudy Chimpanzee Rudy (daily comic strip 1983-1985) and Rudy in Hollywood (collection of those strips) William Overgard. He lives in Los Angeles. His profession is past-his-prime comedic entertainer. His distinction is the only talking (in English) chimpanzee.
Sam Simeon Gorilla Angel and the Ape (comic book) E. Nelson Bridwell and Bob Oksner. A comics artist and talking gorilla who is a partner, with human woman Angel O'Day, in the O'Day and Simeon Detective Agency.
Shampoo (Gaylord) Gorilla Boes (Ox Tales) Wil Raymakers and Thijs Wilms. Recurring opponent of Boes.
Sim and Pans Chimpanzee Sim en Pans Wim Lensen Two mischievous little kid chimpanzees.[14]
Sky Ape Gorilla A millionaire gorilla with a jetpack, written by Phil Amara & Tim McCarney.
Solovar Gorilla The Flash (vol. 1) #106 A heroic counterpart to Grodd, later the leader of Gorilla City.
Tangle the Lemur Ring-tailed lemur Sonic the Hedgehog (IDW Publishing) An adventurous, action-loving lemur with a stretchable, prehensile tail, and an ally of Sonic the Hedgehog in the IDW comics adaptation.
Titano the Super-Ape Superman A villain.
Tytus de Zoo Chimpanzee Tytus, Romek i A'Tomek Henryk Chmielewski (comics) An intelligent monkey created from an inkblot, seeks to become more human with the help of his friends.
Ultra-Humanite Gorilla Action Comics #13 A mad scientist who took many forms, most famously that of an evil albino ape. While he first appeared in the Golden Age, his gorilla form first appeared in the Silver Age.
Uncle Gabby Monkey Maakies Tony Millionaire A drunken Irish monkey.


  1. ^ "Paul Cuvelier". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Mary Tourtel".
  3. ^ "Alfred Bestall". Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Alfred Bestall". Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Secret Origins #40, 1989". Comic Treadmill. 2005.
  6. ^ "Mort Walker". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Jan Romare". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Arthur White". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Mabel F. Taylor". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Julius Stafford Baker (II)". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Maurice Cuvillier". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Claude Dubois". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Frank Crane".
  14. ^ "Wim Lensen".