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1877: Sub-Mariner #66 (v1) [A Story]

" Rise, Thou Killer Whale! "
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Sub-Mariner #66a (v1)
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Editor-in-Chief: Roy Thomas
Cover Artists: Gil Kane, Mike Esposito
Writers: Steve Gerber
Pencilers: Don Heck
Inkers: Don Perlin
Colourists: Petra Scotese (Goldberg)
Letterers: Charlotte Jetter
Editors: Roy Thomas
Cover Date: October 1973
Release Date: July 1973
Story Arc: -
Pages: 14
Cover Price: $0.20
Times Read: 179                 Times Rated: 119
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Universes:   Earth-616  
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Trailing Virago back from Zephyrland, Namor must rally the warriors of Atlantis against this strange new threat. Unfortunately, before the day is done another menace will enter the fray.
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Character Appearances
Main Characters
  The Sub-Mariner
The Sub-Mariner last appeared in Sub-Mariner #65a (v1). The Sub-Mariner next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
Supporting Characters
Tamara last appeared in Sub-Mariner #64a (v1). Tamara next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
Orka last appeared in Sub-Mariner #24 (v1). Orka next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
  Lord Vashti
Lord Vashti last appeared in Sub-Mariner #64a (v1). Lord Vashti next appears in Super-Villain Team-Up #13.
Virago last appeared in Sub-Mariner #65a (v1). Virago next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
  Lab Assistant
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Lab Assistant in the mainstream continuity. Lab Assistant next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
Kabal last appeared in Sub-Mariner #65a (v1). Kabal next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
Ibbar last appeared in Sub-Mariner #65a (v1). Ibbar next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
  Ariel (Zephyrland)
Ariel (Zephyrland) last appeared in Sub-Mariner #65a (v1). Ariel (Zephyrland) next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
Zargus last appeared in Sub-Mariner #65a (v1). Zargus next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
Group Appearances
Atlanteans last appeared in Sub-Mariner #64a (v1). Atlanteans next appears in Sub-Mariner #67 (v1).
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Issue Review
   March 31, 2016
Maintains the sense of "adventure on a large scale," from the previous chapter, and raises the bar by throwing much more into the mix. Epic stuff. Particularly pleased to see the 'four warriors' featured again. I feared we had seen the last of them. 9/10
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  Drax Says:    
  2013-07-23 10:54:28  
  Finally, the first appearance of Lab Assistant!  

  spencer617 Says:    
  2013-10-27 10:11:30  
  A fairly good story. I actually found the threat to Namor believeable for once.  

  TheAmazingGatorMan Says:    
  2015-04-24 15:24:01  
  Are we approaching the end of this Subby run? The last panel of the last page sort of alludes to that... And I'm too lazy to look.  

  duncanm Says:    
  2015-07-15 06:15:21  
  Man, this one was all over the place, like it couldn't quite decide what story it wanted to tell. Hopefully they clean things up so that Subby can go out with some dignity, since that's coming up soon.  

  gumchewspit Says:    
  2016-06-02 23:16:48  
  A lot of stuff going on, but I was bored.  

  Russ Says:    
  2017-09-03 22:04:03  
  I thought this one was a vast improvement over the last few stories. And I thought Steve Gerber did a pretty good job keeping the two parallel yet disparate storylines flowing pretty well. It might be enough to save this arc if next issue is just as good.

So once again, Atlantis becomes a ruins. How many times has this happened while Namor was in charge? No wonder the Atlanteans are quick to side with whomever challenges the Sub-Mariner for leadership.

3 stars. It's getting better, but the arc is starting to get too long for what it's trying to do.

  Katryn Says:    
  2017-10-05 07:12:53  
  Why exactly did the Atlanteans bother to build things to last for centuries? They should surely know by now that it'll get destroyed in a couple of years.  

  Locust75 Says:    
  2018-01-29 12:09:58  
  Even a She-Beast can find love!!!

@Russ: I think the Atlanteans are on their 5th Atlantis!

'Nuff Said - "He comes! Namor comes! And I am ready!"-The She-Devil

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   August 3, 2014 Neskit Added Zargus to the issue.
   August 3, 2014 Neskit Added Ariel (Zephyrland) to the issue.
   August 3, 2014 Neskit Added Ibbar to the issue.
   August 3, 2014 Neskit Added Kabal to the issue.
   November 20, 2013 fragsel Added Atlanteans to the issue.
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