Achmed Korba was a owner of a restaurant in Saigon, who used his place as a front for smuggling and espionage. He was on a country expedition when he encountered the Man-Beast who granted him power in exchange for loyalty. He was also given the limit that his powers could only be used when in contact with an innocent and pure being. His partner became Sister Sun and he lead a cult called the Legion of Light . He was eventually defeated by Spider-Man and Flash Thompson.
Brother Power was created by Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema and Mike Esposito in 1977 and first appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man # 12.