Real Name: Glytra (presumably)

Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Black Bolt (Blackagar Boltagon)

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Attilan

First Appearance: (unidentified): Fantastic Four I#59 (February, 1967);
(identified): Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition I#6 (May, 1986)

Powers/Abilities: It is unrevealed if Glytra has been exposed to Terrigenesis or if she has her appearance based on Inhuman genetic lines. While the full extent of her powers is unrevealed, Glytra has a rather insectoid appearance with long antennae.

Height: Unrevealed
Weight: Unrevealed
Eyes: White (no visible irises)
Hair: None

History: (Fantastic Four I#59) – Glytra was among the Inhumans who gathered in the city square when Black Bolt summoned them. The entire populace had been shielded inside Attilan for months and they were shocked when Black Bolt ordered the main square to be abandoned then he destroyed much of the city, and the surrounding barrier, with his voice.

(Fantastic Four I#240) – Glytra was among the civilians who was present when the city of Attilan relocated to the Blue Area of the Moon.

Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott.

Glytra's name was first revealed in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition I#6.

There are a ton of background Inhuman characters that show up in crowd scenes but are never named. Glytra is unique in that she appeared more than once and even more unique given that she was assigned a name in the Handbooks. Ultimately, very little is known about her.

I'm unsure what her name means but the word Elytra is the plural of Elytron, which is defined as "one of the pair of hardened forewings of certain insects, as beetles, forming a protective covering for the posterior or flight wings." Perhaps the G was added to the front for "glide?" Pure speculation here.

Profile by Chadman.

Glytra has no known connections to:

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Fantastic Four I#240, p21, pan1 (Glytra, main image)
Fantastic Four I#59, p8, pan2 (face)

Fantastic Four I#59 (February, 1967) – Stan Lee (writer/editor), Jack Kirby (penciler), Joe Sinnott (inker)
Fantastic Four I#240 (March, 1982) – John Byrne (writer/artist), Jim Salicrup (editor)

First Posted: 04/09/2020
Last updated: 04/09/2020

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