Religion: Sunni Muslim (Bedouin)
First Appearance: Doom #1 (Oct. 2000): "Doom Without Armor"
Number of Appearances: 3
Note: Desert dictator temporarily enslaved Dr. Doom
Leader of tribe of slaves, based in desert. Al-Khalad's sultan outfit calls to mind tales of 1001 Nights as well as Ming the Merciless from Flash Gordon. On Heroes Reborn Counter-Earth.
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