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Uncle Dudley, a.k.a. Uncle Marvel, was manager of Shazam, Inc.


None. Dudley would always complain that a fictional sickness named "shazambago" was acting up and was interfering with his alleged powers.


  • This version of Uncle Marvel, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths event and later restored following the rebirth of the infinite Multiverse during the Dark Crisis of 2022-2023. Even though other versions of the character may have appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.
  • Shazam! #1 was Uncle Marvel's first appearance in a comic published by DC Comics.
  • Dudley is apparently his last name, as his niece is named Mary Dudley. His first name is unknown.
  • In his earliest appearances, Uncle Dudley had brown hair. Later, he was consistently depicted with white hair.



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