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Stingray (Marvel)
Real Name: Dr. Walter Newell
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Stingray uses an armor originally designed for underwater exploration. The suit can safely operate in depths up to 1200 feet. It has a unique oxygen diffusion system based on fish gills.

The suit grants Newell superhuman strength and durability to handle underwater conditions. The suit is able to swim at high speeds underwater. Newell can also glide when not in water. Its main weapon is a potent electric blast.

Stingray has been an ally of Namor for a number of years.

Walter designed a unique suit for exploration. He took the name Stingray after basing some of its design on manta rays. He was ordered by Edgar Becton to bring Namor in to investigate the disappearance of water from Earth's oceans.

Stingray reluctantly did so, but later let Namor leave.

He was also targeted by Iron Man (Tony Stark) during the Armor Wars until Stark determined his suit did not contain any stolen technology.

Stingray joined the Avengers when they assisted him against the Lava Men. He and his wife became the caretakers of Hydro Base and offered the Avengers use of the facilities. Hydro Base has since been destroyed.

Newell continues his research and occasionally still acts as Stingray.


First Appearance: The Sub-Mariner (1968) #19

Other Identities:
Walter Newell

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Issue Appearances:
All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z: Update (2007)
Avengers (1998)
Avengers Spotlight (1989)
Avengers Unconquered (2009)
Avengers World (2014)
Avengers: The Initiative (2007)
Avengers/JLA (2003)
Captain America (1998)
Captain America (2013)
Captain America Comic-Taschenbuch (1988)
Captain America: Red, White & Blue (2002)
Civil War (2006)
Civil War: Battle Damage Report (2007)
Civil War: Casualties of War (2007)
Die Fantastischen Vier Comic-Taschenbuch (1979)
Fantastic Four (1961)
Fantastic Four Unlimited (1993)
Fear Itself: The Deep (2011)
Hercules (2005)
Heroes For Hire (2011)
I Am An Avenger (2010)
Iron Man (1968)
Iron Man/Captain America: Casualties of War (2007)
Marvel Collectible Classics: The Avengers (1998)
Marvel Comics Presents (1988)
Marvel Comics Presents (2007)
Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions (1982)
Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
Marvel Universe: The End (2003)
Namor, The Sub-Mariner (1990)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
Quasar (1989)
Saga of the Sub-Mariner (1988)
She-Hulk (2005)
Silver Sable and the Wild Pack (1992)
The Avengers (1963)
The Defenders (1972)
The Incredible Hulk (1968)
The Last Defenders (2008)
The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
The Order (2002)
The Sub-Mariner (1968)
The Thing (2006)
Thor (1966)
Thunderbolts (1997)
What If? Avengers Disassembled (2006)

Group Affiliation(s):
Avengers (Marvel)(01 - Original Team)
Deep Six (Marvel)(01 - Namor's team)
Defenders (Marvel)
Initiative (Marvel)
Point Men (Marvel)

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