Morgan was one of the highest crime bosses in New York, but he had the bad luck of becoming one of Luke Cage's enemies. He has been imprisoned for over twenty years, and whatever plans he manages to make are done from his prison cell.
Morgan was created by Gerry Conway
and Sal Buscema
in 1972 and first appeared in Captain America
Character EvolutionErik Killmonger
would hire Boss Morgan to eliminate the Black Panther
in the United States. Morgan gathers a group of criminals that include Nightshade
, Cockroach Hamilton
for this assignment. However the Black Panther is backed up by some of his friends, Luke Cage, Iron Fist
and Bill Foster
. Boss Morgan and his gang fail to kill Black Panther and are defeated.
- The Devil in Cell Block D
is locked up in Rykers Prison and placed in solitary when he is greeted by Morgan and two of his men. Morgan offers Murdock information on the guard that allowed an attack to go down where Foggy Nelson
was apparently stabbed to death if Murdock would work for him. Murdock refused his help and told Morgan that he would get the answers he wanted by himself. Morgan would form an alliance with Hammerhead
and Black Tarantula
where they plan to eliminate the Kingpin
and Murdock during a prison riot. Morgan had a prison guard on his payroll and he opened the armory to allow some of his men access to shotguns for the riot. Morgan, Hammerhead and Black Tarantula watched Murdock and the Kingpin defend themselves from a horde of prison gang members. Morgan didn't realize that the Kingpin had a contingency plan where Turk
and gave the assassin a deck of playing cards. Morgan was apparently killed when Bullseye stuck a playing card into his neck.