The A.I. was programmed using D.N.A. and farmed data to emulate the thought processes of Manta's deceased father, essentially bringing him back to life as an A.I.. Furthermore the A.I. is housed inside a gigantic weaponized aquatic casing powerful enough to tear Aquaman apart. However, Black Manta only saw it as a machine and not his real father, so he disabled numerous functions in order to make it stop scolding him. Black Manta, piloted the mech attacked Amnesty Bay with it in an attempt to get revenge on Aquaman. He was able to defeat Aquaman and the other Atlanteans but was defeated by Maurer, a man who could turn into a giant sea monster. Black Manta then ordered Mecha Manta to self destruct, but since Mecha Manta still saw David as his son, and loved him no matter what, he ejected David as he exploded.
- 8 Appearances of Mecha Manta (Prime Earth)
- 3 Images featuring Mecha Manta (Prime Earth)
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