|Paul Pierre Duval|
|Citizen of France with a criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
Normal: 175 lbs.
Stone: 750 lbs.
Chemically infected right hand enabling the conversion of any substance either organic or inorganic into an immobile granite like state for a period of about one hour.
The Grey Gargoyle is capable of converting his entire body to granite, but unlike other substances is not rendered immobile. In his granite state he possess super-human strength, speed, stamina and durability.
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|Journey into Mystery #107 (Aug. 1964)|
|Stan Lee & Jack Kirby|
Parisian pharmaceutical chemist Paul Duval accidentally spilled a potion containing an unknown contaminate upon his right hand. To his dismay and astonishment Duval's right hand began to turn to stone, although it was still capable of movement.
When he touched his other hand he discovered he could transform his entire body into the stone-like substance. He further discovered he could effect any substance in the same matter, but unlike himself the substances were rendered immobile. A mercenary by nature, Duval decided to exploit his bizarre abilities for personal gain as a the Grey Gargoyle.