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Black Manta
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as David Kane / Black Manta in Aquaman (2018).
Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
First appearance Aquaman #35 (September 1967)
Created by Bob Haney (writer)
Nick Cardy (artist)
In-story information
Alter ego David "Kane" Milton Hyde
Species Human
Team affiliations
  • Legion of Doom
  • Injustice League
  • Suicide Squad
  • Secret Society of Super Villains
  • N.E.M.O
  • O.G.R.E.
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Skilled hand-to-hand combatant and swordsman
  • High-tech armor:
    • Superhuman strength, speed and durability
    • Optic blasts
    • Built-in weaponry
    • Artificial gills for underwater breathing

Black Manta (David Hyde) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character first appeared in Aquaman #35 (September 1967) and is the archenemy of the superhero Aquaman.

The character made his movie debut in the James Wan Aquaman movie, played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

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See also

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