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DUTTA

Real Name: Dutta

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Sub-Atomica)

Occupation: Soldier

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Psycho-Man

Enemies: Queen Pearla, She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Sub-Atomica

First Appearance: Fantastic Four I#284 (November, 1985)

Powers/Abilities: Dutta wielded a spear, and was a fairly strong member of his species.

Height: 6'2" (by approximation)
Weight: 250 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Black
Hair: Unrevealed

History:

(Fantastic Four I#284 (fb) - BTS) - Dutta was a citizen of Sub-Atomica who was imprisoned as a criminal until the Psycho-Man deposed Queen Pearla and made him one of his soldiers.

(Fantastic Four I#284) - After the Psycho-Man had captured the members of the Fantastic Four, he instilled within the She-Hulk an immense sense of fear. Dutta was among the guards who kept the She-Hulk in line, ensuring that she would serve the Psycho-Man by performing manual labour, too afraid to oppose them. When the She-Hulk begged for water, Dutta responded by pouring sewage down her throat.

Queen Pearla had managed to evade the Psycho-Man's forces, and came to help She-Hulk, but Dutta caught them together, and ran his spear through Pearla's shoulder. Even after this, She-Hulk was still unable to oppose Dutta, but Pearla inspired She-Hulk to overcome her fear. With the words: "Dutta...SHUT UP!" she knocked him unconscious and helped bring Pearla to safety. The Psycho-Man was subsequently deposed.

Comments: Created by John Byrne (writer, pencils), Al Gordon (inks).

Dutta was named for Barry Dutter, a Marvel Comics fan who plagued Marvel with hate mail for She-Hulk at whatever series she would appear in, including Byrne's Fantastic Four. Dutter went on to become a writer for Marvel, his creations include Karrg and The Ripper.

Profile by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Dutta has no known connections to


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Fantastic Four I#284, p10, pan3 (main image)


Appearances:
Fantastic Four I#284 (November, 1985) - John Byrne (writer, pencils), Al Gordon (inks), Michael Carlin (editor)


Last updated: 02/01/14

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