He had a bit part in the 1995 Mortal Kombat miniseries "Battlewave" by Malibu Comics, and in the 2015 Mortal Kombat X comic miniseries by DC Comics, he serves under the command of Sheeva, and is killed by Sonya at the conclusion while she is under the influence of Havik's "Blood Code" curse.
It is additionally revealed that he has been a friend of Taven's family, and realizes their father Argus sent them on a quest.
As it is later revealed in Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition the attack destroyed her human form and that her essence was then banished as punishment for her betrayal.
After years of torture, Sareena escapes the Netherrealm in her human appearance before MK: Deadly Alliance, during which she encounters the younger Sub-Zero; the brother of the one she met before.
By Mortal Kombat: Deception, most of the main characters had been killed by Shang Tsung and Quan Chi (neither of whom were playable in the game), but by Mortal Kombat: Armageddon all of them return.
Kintaro is a tiger-striped Shokan (the same race as Goro and Sheeva) who joins Kahn's forces in order to conquer Earthrealm. He challenges Liu Kang in combat during the second tournament but loses; in the 1994 MKII tie-in comic produced by Midway that took place before the second tournament, he engages in a brutal though inconclusive fight with Jax before Kung Lao intervenes.