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Real Name: Burka

Identity/Class: Humanoid Atlantean

Occupation: Servant of Attuma

Group Membership: Attuma's undersea legions

Affiliations: Attuma and his undersea legions

Enemies: Alpha Flight (Aurora, Box, Marrina, Northstar, Puck, Shaman, Snowbird, Vindicator), The Avengers (Black Knight, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hercules, Sub-Mariner, Wasp)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Atlantis

First Appearance: Avengers I#272 (October, 1986)

Powers/Abilities: Burka had the typical abilities of an Atlantean, including the ability to survive indefinately underwater. He could extract oxygen from water (but could not breathe outside of water), withstand the pressures of the ocean, and see underwater without problem. He also had enhanced human strength.

History: (Avengers I#272) - After Attuma captured Namor's lover Marrina, Burka reported to Attuma that scouts had sighted two small forces moving on their defenses. Attuma ordered his legions to surround the invading Avengers, who quickly overtook the small forces of Attuma. When Attuma asked Burka how the slaughter was going, Burka reported that he did not know, as he had lost contact with the legions. The Avengers, with Alpha Flight, soon made their way to Attuma and while Namor battled Attuma, Northstar freed Marrina.

Comments: Created by Roger Stern, John Buscema, and Tom Palmer.

I apologize for the lack of a headshot, but the image provided was the only one where he was facing front.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Burka has no known connections to

Avengers I#272, p4, pan3 (Burka, fullbody)

Other Appearances:
Avengers I#272 (October, 1986) - Roger Stern (writer), John Buscema (breakdowns), Tom Palmer (finished art)

Last updated: 01/29/06

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