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Black Manta's torso, arms, hands, legs, and hips are black. His torso features muscular printing. Black Manta's helmet is large and light grey, with black tubes extending from the back and connecting to the base of the helmet. The helmet features red printing depicting eyes. Black Manta also carries a silver spear as a weapon.
In the video games
Black Manta has a large, light grey helmet on with breathing tubes connected. His torso is black with a muscular printing. The rest of his body is black.
In LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Black Manta has heat vision, super strength and is able to use a yellow fish to attack enemies.
In LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Black Manta is agile, has heat vision, and can swim underwater.
Black Manta is an arch-enemy of Aquaman. When Black Manta was young, he was kidnapped and forced to work on a ship. One day he tried to signal Aquaman to help him, but Aquaman didn't notice. For this he hated Aquaman. Years later he escaped and built an adaptive suit to allow him to battle Aquaman.
At some point in the past, he has teamed up with Black Adam.