Abdul Qamar (Earth-616)

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Abdul Qamar (Earth-616)

The Bedouin prince Abdul Qamar quickly rose to power over his nomadic family, but would often leave to trade goods in the cities. After one such trading run,[citation needed] while seeking shelter in an underground tomb, Qamar discovered a magic scimitar and flying carpet that had belonged to a thirteenth-century ancestor who had been a champion of his nomadic people, and who were gifts of the Desert Gods. Qamar decided to carry on his ancestor's tradition by battling evil as the Arabian Knight. He would have a first chance to do so battling two demons, Gog and Magog who had been sealed in their tomb by his ancestor. While doing so, the Arabian Knight tentatively collaborated and fought the Hulk, discovering his secret identity in the process.

Superhero Details

REALITY
Earth 616
POWERS
The Arabian Knight wielded a "magic carpet" that responded solely to his mental commands. The carpet could levitate off the ground and propel itself through the air at any speed that the Knight commanded. The Arabian Knight seldom had it fly beyond the speed at which he could breathe, approximately 90 miles per hour. The carpet could levitate to any height the Knight commanded it, although he hadn't attempted to fly higher than 20,000 feet, the point at which the atmosphere became too thin to breathe. Besides its use as transportation, the carpet could be commanded to perform such feats as wrapping around an object or person, or rolling itself into a cylinder and striking like a whip or battering ram. The carpet, empowered by unknown magical forces, was virtually impervious to harm.
OCCUPATION
Bedouin chieftain, trader, covert operative, adventurer
MARITAL STATUS
Married
AFFILIATION
Formerly Pantheon; undercover (fakely-reluctant) member of Desert Sword,
TRIVIA
The Arabian Knight debuted and obtained his powers and magic gear in Incredible Hulk #257 - but by then he already had a first cameo appearance flying in Incredible Hulk #250, which happened chronologically before #257. When reader Wally Neville wrote to ask how this was possible, the Marvel team responded simply, "Good question."
BASE OF OPERATIONS
Mobile; region of Saudi Arabia and Ahmet, Egypt
BIRTHPLACE
Aqabah, Saudi Arabia
FIRST APPEARANCE
Incredible Hulk #250 (May, 1980)
CITIZENSHIP
Saudi Arabian
HAIR COLOR
Black
CREATED BY
Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema
CURRENT ALIAS
Arabian Knight
ALIASES
Arabian Night (Pantheon code-name)
EYE COLOR
Brown
PARENTS AND RELATIVES
unidentified ancestor (deceased); Almira (wife); Maya (wife); Rana (wife); Faisal (son); Hassim (son); Unidentified son
HEIGHT
5′10″ (1.78 m)
WEIGHT
170 lbs (77.11 kg)
LIVING STATUS
Deceased
IDENTITY
Secret
ORIGIN
Human
GENDER
Male
DEATH
Thunderbolts #55 (October, 2001)
DURABILITY
2
ENERGY
3
FIGHTING SKILLS
3
INTELLIGENCE
2
SPEED
3
STRENGTH
2

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