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Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 1
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    • 1" cover-to-cover tear, pen markings throughout.

    "Years of Glory, Day of Doom!" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. Imperius Rex! Witness the startling origin of Prince Namor. Plus, how can the scion of Atlantis defeat a foe who can read his thoughts and knows his every move before he does? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 2
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    "Cry...Triton!" Guest-starring Triton. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. The evil machinations of the nefarious Plant Man set the two mightiest undersea heroes on the planet against each other! Can Prince Namor and the Inhuman Triton stop pounding on each other long enough to stop the true villain of this piece? Featuring a cameo by the Uncanny Inhumans. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 3
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    "On a Clear Day You Can See the Leviathan!" Guest-starring Triton. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. can even the Savage Sub-Mariner and the uncanny Inhuman Triton stop the mad scheme of the diabolical Plant Man? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 5
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    • PRINTING ERROR. Minimal red inks throughout interior.
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    1st appearance of Tiger Shark. "Watch Out for Tiger Shark!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. Get ready for the most dangerous creature that ever swam the ocean depths - Tiger Shark. Can even the mighty Sub-Mariner survive this deadly new foe? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 6
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    2nd appearance of Tiger Shark. "...And to the Vanquished - Death!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Dan Adkins. It's a true clash of titans as the mighty Prince Namor battles the savage Tiger Shark for supremacy of the Seven Seas! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #8
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 8
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    1st Printing. "In the Rage of Battle!" Guest-starring the Thing. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Dan Adkins. It's the heavyweight bout for the championship as the Savage Sub-Mariner clashes with the ever-lovin' blue-eyed Thing! 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #15
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 15
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    Last 12c cover-priced issue. Cover pencils by Marie Severin and John Romita (alterations), inks by Joe Sinnott and John Romita (alterations). "The Day of the Dragon," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Vince Colletta; Namor returns to Atlantis where he is well received, but learns that Lady Dorma has been captured by Diane Arless who demands that Namor turn over her brother Tiger Shark; Namor comes to Lady Dorma's rescue and learns that Diane Arless has been influenced by Dr. Dorcas; Namor subdues the Dragon Man and convinces Diane that he genuinely wants to help Tiger Shark. Letter pages pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Dan Adkins. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #22
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 22
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    Part 2 of 3 - Guest-starring Dr. Strange. Story continued from Doctor Strange (1968-1969 1st Series) #183. Story concludes in Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) #126. NOTE: This is the three-part tale that saw the beginnings of the partnership that would lead Doctor Strange, Sub-Mariner, and the Hulk to becoming Marvel's Defenders. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #26
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 26

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. ""Kill!" Cried the Raven!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Namor makes his way to the surface world and seeks out Diane Arliss to help him find the Red Raven whose capsule was discovered by humans; Namor awakens the Red Raven from his suspended animation in hopes of recruiting an ally for Atlantis; Unfortunately, the Red Raven is keen on taking over the Earth; He battles past Namor and returns to his sunken island; Fortunately, the Sub-Mariner stops him from awakening his people and takes him down; However, a desperate Red Raven tries to awaken them only to discover that his people died years ago and the suspended animation has only preserved their bodies; In his rage, the Red Raven destroys his sunken island and Namor escapes to safety. Letter from Marc De Matteis. Promo for Alter Ego #10. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #28
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 28

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. "Youthquake!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Namor spends some time in New York City with Diane Arliss; Namor gets involved with a youth group protesting against the destruction of a park for more development; Defying the protesters, the head developer, Sam Westman, sets Brutivac, a monstrous mechanical machine, against them; Namor faces off against the Brutivac until Westman realizes that he has endangered his son and is forced to look at this situation from another perspective. Astonishing Tales ad featuring Ka-Zar and Dr. Doom! Amazing Adventures ad featuring The Inhumans. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #30
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 30
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    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. "Calling Captain Marvel," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (Joe Gaudioso); Namor comes ashore and attacks Rick Jones who quickly calls upon his alter ego, Captain Marvel. During their battle, Namor suddenly collapses and Rick Jones takes care of him; Namor freaks out again and flees only to be restrained once again by Captain Marvel; During this scuffle, Namor regains his memory and tells Captain Marvel of a molecular polluter that threatens the Earth's waters; They make their way to the device and together prevent its from ever being used. Story takes place between Captain Marvel #21 and Avengers #89. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #31
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 31
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    Cover art by Sal Buscema. "Attuma Triumphant," script by Roy Thomas, art by Sal Buscema; Triton and Stingray meet each other as they investigate a ship that was apparently sunken by Atlanteans in the name of Namor; Namor, also interested in this ship, confronts them and a misunderstanding leads to a battle; Attuma, who set the trap, catches them off guard and captures them; Attuma is using human prisoners and a captured Atlantean scientist to burrow underneath Manhattan in hopes of launching a surprise assault; Namor, Stingray, and Triton free themselves and overwhelm Attuma and bring an end to his scheme. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 33

    Cover by Sal Buscema and Marie Severin (alterations). "Come the Cataclysm," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Jim Mooney; Namor returns to Atlantis after his visit to Lemuria and discovers that a cataclysm has struck Atlantis and its people have turned to the traitorous Lord Byrrah; Namor challenges Byrrah and has 24 hours to prove his involvement in the cataclysm; Namor, assisted by the United Nations, tracks down Byrrah's co-conspirators, Dr. Dorcas and the Warlord Krang; He returns with them to Atlantis and they implicate Byrrah in the cataclysm; Prince Namor is restored to power and asks Lady Dorma to marry him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #34
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 34
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
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    Cover by Sal Buscema. "Titans Three!" part one of two, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Jim Mooney; Sub-Mariner, Silver Surfer and the Hulk help the citizens of a small Central American country overthrow El General; Prelude (with #35) to 1st Defenders story. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #35
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 35
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    In this prelude to 1st Defenders story, "Confrontation!," Part 2 of 2 - Namor, the Hulk and the Silver Surfer team up to battle the Avengers in a storyline that hints that the three will be teaming up again. Story by Roy Thomas with Sal Buscema art and inks by Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #41
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 41

    Cover by George Tuska and Marie Severin (alterations). "Whom the Sky Would Destroy!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Sam Grainger; Aunt Serr and the Rock capture Namor and imprison him. Senator Winters tells Walter and Diane that he'll try to get a pardon for Namor; Aunt Serr orders Lucile to kill Namor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #42
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 42
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    Last 15c cover-priced issue. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "And a House Whose Name... Is Death!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Jim Mooney; Namor recovers from his defeat at the hands of the transformed Lucile, but is soon attacked by other monsters from the nearby village; He quickly learns that these monsters are just more of Lucile's Aunt's victims and together they decide to attack the Aunt; Namor storms into the Aunt's house and confronts her while the villagers destroy her machinery; Lucile turns against her aunt and saves Namor from the explosion that kills them all. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #50
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 50
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Vince Colletta. "Who Am I?", script and art by Bill Everett; Namor rescues a young woman he perceives to have drowned, but she surprises him and flees; He follows her and ends up in the Antarctic where he's attacked by giant crustaceans; He meets Salamar the Sustainer who shows him Namora's corpse and tells him of her daughter Namorita; Namor battles through the crustaceans and meets Prince Byyrah who has captured Namorita; Llyra joins the fun, but Namor manages to escape with Namorita. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #54
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 54
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    Cover pencils by Alan Weiss, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Comes Now... the Decision!", script and art by Bill Everett; Namor and Sunfire finally catch up with the Dragon-Lord and they quickly take him down; Sunfire then destroys the Dragon-Lord's base and weapons; Namor leaves behind an annoyed Sunfire whose pride is still demanding retribution against Namor; Namor returns to the cruise ship to rejoin Betty Dean and Namorita and learns that Namorita has already had her first encounter with a boy. "The Mer-Mutants!", script by Mike Friedrich, art by Alan Weiss; Namor encounters some Atlantean Mutants, which attack him out of mistrust; He tries to convince them that his people are enlightened enough to accept them. Golden age reprint from Sub-Mariner Comics (Marvel, 1954 series) #39, "A Lesson In Humility From Namora!", script and art by Bill Everett; When he was 15, Namor is introduced to his cousin Namora by his mother, Princess Fen; However, as they leave the palace, Namor ditches her to play in a sunken submarine with Byrrah and another boy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #59
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 59
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    Cover inks by Bill Everett and Marie Severin (alterations). "Thunder Over the Seas," script by Bill Everett and Steve Gerber, pencils by Sam Kweskin, inks by John Tartaglione; A pompous and arrogant Atlantean soldier, Lorvex, makes a pass at Tamara who rebukes his advances; She's later caught in a fishing net and eventually brought to New York city; Namor learns of her capture and makes his way there only to be challenged by Thor; Namor engages Thor and quickly learns the full power of the Thunder God; Namor returns home to ponder a full-scale invasion of the surface world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #64
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 64
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    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler and John Romita (alterations), inks by Bill Everett and John Romita (alterations). First appearance of the warrior-woman called Virago in "Voyage Into Chaos!", script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Don Perlin; The Council of Elders has decided to segregate the Hydro-Men in a prison camp outside of Atlantis; Namor frees them, and decrees that they should be free to mingle with the Atlantean people; A delegation from another underwater world arrives in Atlantis; They meet with Namor and implore his help as their world has fallen under the tyranny of the warrior queen, Virago. Tales of Atlantis back-up story, "In the Wake of the Warriors!", script by Howard Chaykin and Steve Gerber, pencils by Howard Chaykin, inks by Joe Sinnott. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #67
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 67

    Seawinds of Change! Guest-starring Triton and the Fantastic Four. Script by Steve Gerber. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Frank Bolle. Cover by John Romita and Mike Esposito. Prince Namor narrowly escapes from the clutches of Orka and the She-Beast! But his wild burst of speed through the ocean sends him careening into a naval vessel loaded with deadly nerve gas! Fortunately Triton is nearby and scoops up the unconscious Sub-Mariner and rushes him to the Baxter Building! The FF are currently in the middle of their own crisis, but Reed volunteers to help! After fighting with Ben and Johnny, the Avenging Son calms down and accepts aid from his occasional (fantastic) adversaries. However the fallout from the nerve gas release for both Namor and Atlantis...is only just beginning! Cameo appearances by Wyatt Wingfoot, Tamara, and Force. Fantastic Four Lineup: Mr. Fantastic, Medusa, Thing, and the Human Torch. (Notes: The Sub-Mariner debuts his new costume. This story takes place between the first and second halves of Fantastic Four 140. Orka returns in Avengers 149. Elements of the story continue in the Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) series. This issue is dedicated to the memory of Bill Everett, the Sub-Mariners creator. The letters page includes an essay from Steve Gerber describing the future plans for the Sub-Mariner series. This story was reprinted in 2002 as part of the Marvel Legends AF reprints.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.