Personal Info:
Real Name: Marvin Flumm
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: Watford City, North Dakota
First Appearance: Strange Tales Vol.1 141
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: The Hood's Crime Syndicate, HYDRA, The Resistants
Base Of Operations: Mobile
Grudges: SHIELD
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Telepathy: Mentallo can communicate telepathically with up to 3 individuals at any one time.
Hallucinations: Mentallo is able to create images in the minds of up to 3 individuals.
Mind Control: Mentallo is able to control the minds of individuals. He can use the power to posses an individualís mind and body completely.
Marvin Flumm was born with telepathic powers that first began to manifest themselves during adolescence. Flumm, content to work as a shoe salesman, tended to ignore his powers. But Niles Nardstrom, the director of S.H.I.E.L.Dís new ESP division, detected his telepathic abilities and Flumm was invited to join. As Nordstrom helped him develop his talent, Flummís ambitions began to grow.
As Nordstrom helped him develop his talent, Flummís ambitions began to grow.ParaText Flumm conceived the notion of secretly taking control of S.H.I.E.L.D and using its resources to gain political power. But Nordstrom discovered his plan before it could be put into effect, and Flumm was forced to flee. He did manage to steal a special S.H.I.E.L.D battle suit and certain telepathy-enhancing equipment, items that he used to create a new identity as "Mentallo."