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3/04/2023 3:19 pm  #1

Uncle Marvel (Earth-S)

Uncle Marvel

Real Name: Dudley H. Dudley

Identity/Class: Human, normal

Occupation: Actor, con artist

Group Membership: Marvel Family

Affiliations: Marvel Family

Enemies: Black Adam, Dr. Sivana, Mr. Mind

Known Relatives: Billy Batson (nephew), Mary Batson (niece), Freddy Freeman (adoptive nephew), other Marvel Family members (grand-nieces/nephews)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Fawcett City

First Appearance: Captain Marvel Adventures#18 (December, 1942)

Powers/Abilities: Dudley H. Dudley had no superhuman powers, but he was a skilled actor and con artist. He was able to deceive others with his impersonation of a heroic, but somewhat bumbling, superhero known as Uncle Marvel.

Height: 5'6" Weight: 145 lbs.

Eyes: Blue Hair: Gray


Dudley H. Dudley was an aging actor and con artist who claimed to be the long-lost brother of Billy Batson's father. After discovering that Billy was secretly Captain Marvel, Dudley became enamored with the idea of becoming a superhero himself. However, lacking any superhuman abilities, he instead created the persona of "Uncle Marvel" and began assisting the Marvel Family in their heroic exploits.

Despite his lack of powers, Uncle Marvel was a valuable member of the Marvel Family, providing them with information, transportation, and occasional comic relief. He was also a mentor to Freddy Freeman, the Marvel Family's alter ego Captain Marvel, Jr.

In his later years, Dudley H. Dudley retired from his superhero career and passed the mantle of Uncle Marvel to his grand-nephews and grand-nieces, who continue to assist the Marvel Family to this day.

Comments: Created by Otto Binder and Marc Swayze.

Uncle Marvel was a character created to appeal to younger readers and add a comedic element to the Marvel Family stories. Although he was not a traditional superhero, he played an important role in the team's adventures and became a beloved character among fans.

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