Malik Al Thaka as the Brain Emperor was manipulated and brainwashed by Gorilla Grodd at a old H.I.V.E. in the Middle East country of Bialya. He aided the gorrila in mind controlling both American soldiers and Bialya terrorists. When the Shield destroyed the device that controlled al Thaka, he swore to take revenge on the people who made him this way and to conquer Bialya. al Thaka's ambitions where cut short, and he was taken into American custody.
- The Brain Emperor is based on the MLJ Comics character of the same name. He first appeared in Mighty Crusaders #1.
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