Other than being a mamber of the Black Dragon Death Squad, nothing is known about the Rock of the Buddha's origin.
Rock of the Buddha is created by Jason Aaron and Stephen Segovia.
Major Story Arcs
Despite his armored form he is not completely protected; as Wolverine is able to find a weak spot under his arms. With one precise strike to his rib cage Rock of the Buddha crumbles into a pile of rocks.
Somehow, the Rock of the Buddha had reformed and is seen alongside former teammate Soulstriker, Darkstrider and Razorfist, guarding the dragons who were used for moving massive shipments of drugs. Led by the Jade Claw, the drugs is harvested from underground fields as big as Australia and transported to many places, among them San Francisco's Chinatown. Their operation is discovered by Wolverine and Gorilla-Man. With the help of Master Po and the Fat Cobra, Jade Claw's operation is destroyed.
Powers and Abilities
Rock of the Buddha was the martial arts team's analog to the Thing. He had half his body comprised of a rocky substance as well as spikes jutting from his spinal column.