Real Name: Gral (presumably)
Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate
Group Membership: None
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Attilan
First Appearance: (mentioned): Official
Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#5 (May, 1983)
Powers/Abilities: Gral was a "non-human"-looking Inhuman and a powerful leader in Attilan thousands of years ago. Nothing else about his powers or abilities has been revealed.
History: (Official Handbook
of the Marvel Universe: Fantastic Four 2005 - Inhumans entry – BTS) –
years ago, in the city of Attilan, Gral, who was non-human-looking,
(Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#5 - Inhumans entry -
BTS) - Frustrated with the policies that only allowed Inhumans who had
genetically tested to receive the process of Terrigenesis and
the discrimination against non-human-looking beings, Gral implemented a
of terror" during which he forced all Inhumans to Terrigenate,
around 2/3rds of the populace altering to non-human forms, which would
the Inhuman genetic line for generations.
(Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition I#6 -
Inhumans entry - BTS) - During Gral's reign, it was also
discovered that multiple exposures to the Terrigen Mists would further
extent of the mutations.
(Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#5 - Inhumans entry - BTS) - The Inhumans began dividing into "Mutation Camps," forcing certain types of mutations to live together among their own phenotypes. In time, Gral was deposed and Auron became the new king of the people, helping them to accept the diversity among them.
(Guardians of the Galaxy I#27 (fb) - BTS) - At some point, an
Inhuman ailement was named after Gral and it was discovered that Gral's
Disease was non-fatal if caught early.
(Guardians of the Galaxy I#27 - BTS) - When Earth-691 native Talon,
an inhuman from his reality's year 3100 who was trapped on present day
Earth-616, came down with Gral's Disease, he had his Earth-691
Guardians of the Galaxy teammates rush him to Earth-616's Attilan on
the moon for help. There, Talon was treated in the Randac Medical
Center, where it was revealed to Talon that Gral's Disease was not
fatal if caught in time.
Comments: Created by Mark Gruenwald, Peter
Sanderson, Mark Lerer, Roger Stern, Tom DeFalco, Mike Zeck and Josef
Gral was never seen, only mentioned. --Proto-Man
Profile by Chadman.
Gral should not be confused with:
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Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#5 (May, 1983) – Mark Gruenwald (head writer/designer/editor), Peter Sanderson, Mark Lerer, Roger Stern, Tom DeFalco (writers), Mike Zeck (Inhumans entry pencils), Josef Rubinstein (inker), Mike Carlin (editor)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition I#6 (May, 1985) – Mark Gruenwald (writer/producer), Peter Sanderson (writer/researcher), Bob Budiansky (Inhumans entry pencils), Josef Rubinstein (inker), Howard Mackie (editor)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Fantastic Four: 2005 (2005) – Jeff Christiansen (head writer/coordinator), Sean McQuaid, Anthony Flamini, Michael Hoskin, Bill Lentz, Ronald Byrd, Mark O'English, Stuart Vandal (writers), Jae Lee (Inhumans entry art), Jeff Youngquist (editor)
First Posted: 04/18/2020
Last updated: 04/18/2020
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