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This Day In Comics: Shadow King

Amahl Faroud, the Shadow King, first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #117 (October 17, 1978).

The Shadow King is a powerful psionic entity that can possess and control human bodies. Originally thought to be a mutant, while possessing Amahl Farouk Shadow King was the first evil mutant [sic] fought by Charles Xavier. Their battle was a major factor in Xavier later forming the X-Men.