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 limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since 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.
- According to The Marvel Family Web, C.C. Beck patterned Uncle Marvel's appearance after comedian W.C. Fields. In keeping with that tradition, Jerry Ordway modeled his version of Dudley after actor Charles Durning.
- Occasionally, Captain Marvel would let Dudley ride on his back while flying.
- Marvel Family Recommended Reading
- Whiz Comics (Volume 1)
- Captain Marvel Adventures (Volume 1)
- Captain Marvel, Jr. (Volume 1)
- Mary Marvel (Volume 1)
- Master Comics (Volume 1)
- Marvel Family (Volume 1)
- Hoppy the Marvel Bunny (Volume 1)
- Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Shazam!: The New Beginning (Volume 1)
- The Power of Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Superman/Shazam!: First Thunder (Volume 1)
- Shazam!: The Monster Society of Evil (Volume 1)
- The Trials of Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! (Volume 1)
- 41 Appearances of Dudley (Earth-S)
- 8 Images featuring Dudley (Earth-S)
- 1 Quotations by or about Dudley (Earth-S)
- Character Gallery: Dudley (Earth-S)
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