Abdul was considered a superhuman, has a number of magical abilities. He can teleport (usually appearing and disappearing in a cloud of green smoke) and mesmerize others. He has superhuman strength and durability, but this may be only a reflection of his ability to control the perceptions of others. His also able to summon demons from another realm.
He was shown to withstand a direct gun shot at the head without suffering any damage (as if the bullet was swallowed by the shade under his hood), or take a punch from Logan in the gut without even moving
Leader of various criminal gangs
Abdul Alhazred was created by H. P. Lovecraft in "The Nameless City" (1921), and was introduced in Marvel Comics in a mention in Monsters Unleashed #3 (November, 1973), before first appearing in Tarzan #15 (August, 1978).
"The Nameless City" was inspired by Edgar Rice Burroughs in "At the Earth's Core" (1914). Marvel Comics tied the works of the two authors in a story cycle going from Tarzan #15 (August, 1978) to #23 (April, 1979), whose featured protagonist Tarzan was also created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
BASE OF OPERATIONS
Pellucidar; Saudi Arabia, Earth
Monsters Unleashed #3 (July, 1973) (Mentioned) Tarzan #15 (May, 1978)
H.P. Lovecraft, Kit Pearson, Tony Isabella, Dwight J. Zimmerman, Nelson Yomtov, Paul Ryan