|Abilities:|| Genius-level intellect|
|Weaponry:||An army of apes|
Doctor Rukus is a brilliant inventor who created a device that he used to control a bunch of apes in the Amazon. His partner was Colonel Vasta, until he turned on him and had him killed by the apes, but Superman saved him. Rukus is later stopped by Superman after attempting to steal gold from a temple in the Amazon.
Powers and Abilities
- Engineering: He engineered his invention; the supersonic transmitter.
- Animal Training: He was skilled at training apes to serve as a military unit.
- Music: He was also a skilled drummer.