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Sub-Mariner

Sub-Mariner
Real Name: Namor McKenzie
Occupation: King of Atlantis, United States Navy Admiral (Honorary)
Birth Place: Atlantis
Identity: Public
Aliases: N/A
Relatives: Thakorr (grandfather, deceased), Leonard McKenzie (father, deceased), Fen (mother, deceased), Namora (cousin, deceased), Namorita (cousin, deceased), Dorma (wife, deceased), Marrina (wife, presumed deceased)
Group Affiliation: Atlanteans, Defenders, Invaders, Avengers, Oracle, Inc., Illuminati, All Winners Squad, Cabal, Dark X-Men, X-Men, New Charles Xavier School
Base of Operations: Atlantis
Origin: Unknown
First Appearance
Marvel Comics #1c
Gender: Male
Height: 6′ 2″
Weight: 278 lbs.
Eyes: Blue-Grey
Hair: Black
Education: Little or no formal schooling
Universe: Earth-616
 
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 #4 (v1)
5: Fantastic Four #4 (v1)
   
"The Coming of ... Sub-Mariner! "
The Sub-Mariner has returned! Calling upon his mighty sea creature army, he will have his revenge on the human race. Its up to the Fantastic Four to stop him.
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Cover Date : May 1962
Release Date: February 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Fantastic Four #6 (v1)
17: Fantastic Four #6 (v1)
   
"Captives of the Deadly Duo! "
Dr. Doom teams up with the prince of the ocean, Namor the Sub-Mariner, to take care of the Fantastic Four once and for all. Can Dr. Doom be trusted or has Namor only managed to seal his own fate?
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Cover Date : September 1962
Release Date: June 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Fantastic Four #9 (v1)
30: Fantastic Four #9 (v1)
   
"The End of the Fantastic Four! "
Lack of funds force the Fantastic Four to sell their equipment in order to pay the bills. It seems like it is the end for our heroes' career until an up and coming Hollywood movie producer offers them one million dollars to star in his debut movie!
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Cover Date : December 1962
Release Date: September 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Fantastic Four #107 (v1)
45: Strange Tales #107 (v1)
   
"The Master of Flame Vs. The Monarch of the Sea!! "
Thinking that the Fantastic Four does not take him seriously, Johnny Storm decides that to prove his worth he will take on Prince Namor alone! The Human Torch vs the Submariner, fire vs water, who will be victorious?
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Cover Date : April 1963
Release Date: January 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Dick Ayers
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #14 (v1)
63: Fantastic Four #14 (v1)
   
"The Merciless Puppet Master "
The Puppet-master is back and he has taken control of the infamous Sub-mariner! Forced to do his bidding, the Sub-mariner kidnaps Susan Storm and challenges the remaining Fantastic Four members to reclaim her.
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Cover Date : May 1963
Release Date: February 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Fantastic Four  Annual #1 [A Story]
90: Fantastic Four Annual #1 [A Story]
   
"Sub-Mariner Versus the Human Race! "
Namor has found his people ushering in a war on the Human race. He will find that the Humans will not be as complacent as he thought they would be. Especially when they have the Fantastic Four to oppose him.
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Cover Date : June 1963
Release Date: July 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #3 (v1)
139: Avengers #3 (v1)
   
"The Avengers meet Sub-Mariner!' "
Being too much of a threat to be left to his own devices, the Avengers start a search for the Hulk. He manages to evade them by escaping into the Atlantic Ocean. Where he finds a most unlikely ally, the Sub-mariner!
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Cover Date : January 1964
Release Date: November 1963
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Attachments
 
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Avengers #4 (v1)
153: Avengers #4 (v1)
   
"Captain America Joins...The Avengers! "
Captain America has returned! He joins the Avengers as Prince Namor once again tries to defeat them with his imperial soldiers.
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Cover Date : March 1964
Release Date: January 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #27 (v1)
189: Fantastic Four #27 (v1)
   
"The Search for Sub-Mariner! "
Susan Storm is kidnapped by Prince Namor believing that she is in fact in love with him. After learning of the kidnapping, Mr Fantastic is on the war path as he hunts down the Sub-Mariner for stealing the love of his life!
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Cover Date : June 1964
Release Date: April 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Fantastic Four #6 (v1)
195: X-Men #6 (v1)
   
"Sub-Mariner Joins the Evil Mutants! "
Magneto extends an offer of allegiance to Namor, to help in his quest of conquering the human race. Professor X and his X-men set sail towards Magneto's Isle to stop this pact in its tracks!
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Cover Date : July 1964
Release Date: May 1964
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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X-Men #125 (v1) [A Story]
230: Strange Tales #125 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Sub-Mariner Must Be Stopped! "
The Sub-mariner has been spotted heading towards New York harbor. The Thing and the Human Torch intercept him and a mighty fight ensues!
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Cover Date : October 1964
Release Date: July 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Dick Ayers
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Strange Tales #112 (v1) [A Story]
256: Journey into Mystery #112 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk! "
Thor reminisces back to a time when he fought one-on-one against the Hulk!
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Cover Date : January 1965
Release Date: November 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Journey into Mystery #33 (v1)
259: Fantastic Four #33 (v1)
   
"Side-By-Side with Sub-Mariner! "
The Fantastic Four and Namor must team up to defend Atlantis.
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Cover Date : December 1964
Release Date: October 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Fantastic Four #16 (v1)
310: Avengers #16 (v1)
   
"The Old Order Changeth! "
Giant Man, Wasp and Iron Man all intend to leave the Avengers, but first they must find suitable replacements.
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Cover Date : May 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #7 (v1)
311: Daredevil #7 (v1)
   
"In Mortal Combat With...Sub-Mariner! "
The Sub-Mariner comes to the surface to ask Matt Murdock to help him sue the governments of the world. When he is unwilling to follow human customs, Daredevil does battle with the aquatic enemy.
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Cover Date : April 1965
Release Date: February 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Wallace Wood
Cover: Wallace Wood
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Daredevil #70 (v1) [A Story]
350: Tales to Astonish #70 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Start of the Quest! "
Namor arrives at his underwater kingdom to find his throne has been usurped by his general, Krang. To regain his throne he must seek out Neptune's trident, but it is no easy task.
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Cover Date : August 1965
Release Date: May 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Adam Austin
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #71 (v1) [A Story]
351: Tales to Astonish #71 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Escape to Nowhere! "
After defeating the giant squid and getting a clue to lead him to his next destination, Namor continues searching for Neptune's trident.
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Cover Date : September 1965
Release Date: June 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #72 (v1) [A Story]
352: Tales to Astonish #72 (v1) [A Story]
   
"A Prince There Was! "
Namor defeats the seaweed monster and discovers the second clue, leading him to the Diamonds of Doom.
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Cover Date : October 1965
Release Date: July 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #73 (v1) [A Story]
353: Tales to Astonish #73 (v1) [A Story]
   
"By Force of Arms! "
Namor defeats the Demon of the Diamonds, only to find out that he must choose between continuing his quest or saving Lady Dorma from the faceless ones.
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Cover Date : November 1965
Release Date: August 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #74 (v1) [A Story]
354: Tales to Astonish #74 (v1) [A Story]
   
"When Fails the Quest! "
As Namor continues to battle the Faceless Ones and save Lady Dorma, the Submariners become increasingly discontent with their new leader Krang.
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Cover Date : December 1965
Release Date: September 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #75 (v1) [A Story]
355: Tales to Astonish #75 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The End of the Quest "
After attempting to save Lady Dorma from the faceless ones, Namor is saved by Neptune and given the trident for his bravery. Now Namor is rushing to save Lady Dorma and reclaim his throne.
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Cover Date : January 1966
Release Date: October 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #76 (v1) [A Story]
356: Tales to Astonish #76 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Uneasy Hangs the Head..! "
Namor defeats Krang and saved the life of Lady Dorma. All seems right in Atlantis until what seems like a devastating earthquake sets Namor's eyes on the surface world once more.
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Cover Date : February 1966
Release Date: November 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #77 (v1) [A Story]
470: Tales to Astonish #77 (v1) [A Story]
   
"To Walk Amongst Men "
As the earthquakes in Atlantis continue, the Submariner heads to the surface to investigate.
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Cover Date : March 1966
Release Date: December 1965
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #78 (v1) [A Story]
471: Tales to Astonish #78 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Prince and the Puppet "
Discovering that the work of Dr. Henry Pym is causing the earthquakes, Namor attempts to confront the unwitting scientist. However, the Puppet Master has other plans for the Sub-Mariner.
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Cover Date : April 1966
Release Date: January 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #79 (v1) [A Story]
472: Tales to Astonish #79 (v1) [A Story]
   
"When Rises the Behemoth "
Still under the Puppet Master's spell, Namor attempts to escape some soldiers after unwillingly committing a crime. Can he break the spell and save Atlantis from the newly awakened Behemoth?
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Cover Date : May 1966
Release Date: February 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #80 (v1) [A Story]
473: Tales to Astonish #80 (v1) [A Story]
   
"To the Death! "
Sub Mariner faces the mighty Behemoth and Warlord Krang.
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Cover Date : June 1966
Release Date: March 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Bill Everett
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #81 (v1) [A Story]
474: Tales to Astonish #81 (v1) [A Story]
   
"When a Monarch Goes Mad! "
Namor becomes merciless in his reign over Atlantis after a brutal betrayal.
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Cover Date : July 1966
Release Date: April 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Bill Everett
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #26 (v1)
475: Avengers #26 (v1)
   
"The Voice of the Wasp! "
The Avengers learn that a weapon to flood the city is in Attuma's possesion. They set out to find the device, but Hawkeye does not heed the call of 'Avengers Assemble'.
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Cover Date : March 1966
Release Date: January 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #79 (v1) [A Story]
480: Tales of Suspense #79 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Disaster! "
Iron man prepares to defend himself against the charges brought against him.
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Cover Date : July 1966
Release Date: April 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales of Suspense #80 (v1) [A Story]
481: Tales of Suspense #80 (v1) [A Story]
   
"When Fall the Mighty "
Iron Man fights Sub-Mariner and his power is draining.
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Cover Date : August 1966
Release Date: May 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales of Suspense #82 (v1) [A Story]
482: Tales to Astonish #82 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Power of Iron Man! "
Iron Man fights his battle with Namor to the finish.
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Cover Date : August 1966
Release Date: May 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #83 (v1) [A Story]
486: Tales to Astonish #83 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Sub-Mariner Strikes! "
Namor finally gets a chance for vengeance against Lady Dorma and Warlord Krang.
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Cover Date : September 1966
Release Date: June 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #84 (v1) [A Story]
496: Tales to Astonish #84 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Like a Beast at Bay! "
An amnesiac Namor is used by the Secret Empire's number one to hunt down the Hulk.
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Cover Date : October 1966
Release Date: June 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #84 (v1) [B Story]
497: Tales to Astonish #84 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Rampage in the City "
The Hulk heads to New York to ask for the Avengers assistance in finding Betty Ross.
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Cover Date : October 1966
Release Date: June 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #85 (v1) [A Story]
498: Tales to Astonish #85 (v1) [A Story]
   
"-- And One Shall Die "
The last surviving member of The Secret Empire hatches a last-ditch effort to coerce The Sub-Mariner into killing The Hulk. Will the wing-footed one comply or does he have other plans?
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Cover Date : November 1966
Release Date: August 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Bill Everett
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #86 (v1) [A Story]
499: Tales to Astonish #86 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Wrath of Warlord Krang! "
With his faculties returning, Namor renews his quest to locate Krang and Dorma. Meanwhile, Krang unleashes a devastating tidal attack on NYC and it looks like Subby is to blame.
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Cover Date : December 1966
Release Date: September 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jerry Grandenetti
Cover: Bill Everett
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #87 (v1) [A Story]
500: Tales to Astonish #87 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Moment of Truth! "
Namor rescues Dorma and Krang from police custody and returns home, where he must finally put an end to a treacherous claim against the throne of Atlantis.
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Cover Date : January 1967
Release Date: October 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #88 (v1) [A Story]
558: Tales to Astonish #88 (v1) [A Story]
   
"A Stranger Strikes From Space! "
After a failed invasion attempt of Atlantis, the now exiled Attuma makes a serendipitous discovery.
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Cover Date : February 1967
Release Date: November 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Cover: Bill Everett
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #89 (v1) [A Story]
559: Tales to Astonish #89 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Prince and the Power! "
Attuma uses a robot to attack and destroy Atlantis.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : March 1967
Release Date: December 1966
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #90 (v1) [A Story]
561: Tales to Astonish #90 (v1) [A Story]
   
"To Be Beaten by Byrrah "
Namor faces subversive accusations from another Atlantean, who wishes to bend the people to his own will.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : April 1967
Release Date: January 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
           
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