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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.
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    • 1" cover-to-cover tear, heavy cover oxidation.

    "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 #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 #4
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 4

    "Who Strikes for Atlantis?!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. The Oceans tremble as the undersea warlord Attuma sieges the Kingdom of Atlantis! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 5
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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 #7
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 7
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    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Dan Adkins. It's a battle even the Savage Sub-Mariner may not be able to win as he enters the surface world where man's law is supreme. 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 #9
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 9

    "The Spell of the Serpent!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Marie Severin and Dan Adkins. The sinister Serpent Crown has turned the citizens of Atlantis against their monarch. Even Lady Dorma falls under the thrall of the evil artifact. Can Namor's indomitable will stand against the mind numbing power of the Serpent Crown? "The Spell of the Serpent!" Tiger Shark cameo. NOTE: 1st appearance of the Serpent Crown. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 14
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    "Burn, Namor, Burn!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Marie Severin and Mike Esposito. Caught between the diabolical machinations of the mad Thinker and the Puppet Master, Prince Namor and the original Human Torch are forced to fight to the death! It's water vs. fire in the ultimate battle for the ages! Featuring cameos by the Avengers, Spider-Man, Nick Fury, the X-Men and the Thing. Includes pin-ups by Bill Everett, Jack Kirby, and Alan Weiss. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 19
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Johnny Craig. 1st appearance of Sting Ray in "Support Your Local Sting-Ray," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Johnny Craig; Namor learns that he has lost his ability to fly and to breathe underwater; Taken by surprise, he's captured by the costumed adventurer Sting-Ray and turned over to the authorities; Namor escapes, but is pursued by Sting-Ray until he's able to convince Sting-Ray that he isn't as evil as the government claims. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • 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 #23
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 23
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Mike Esposito. First appearance of Orka in "The Coming of Orka," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Johnny Craig; Returning to his undersea realm, Namor comes across a large herd of killer whales, led by the monstrous Orka, and takes him on; Namor is defeated by Orka, but follows him and discovers that Dr. Dorcas and Krang are actually behind Orka's powers, and are planning an attack on Atlantis; Namor gains the upper hand by threatening Krang's life which prompts Orka to turn against Dorcas; However, Namor's plan comes undone and he's taken down hard by Orka; Following Krang's orders, Orka puts a stun-collar and chains on the Sub-Mariner; Krang then announces an intention of marching into Atlantis with an enslaved Namor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #29
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 29
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    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema. "Fear Is the Hunter!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); The Huntsman uses the Sirens' call to lure in Namor and sap his will; He then sets Namor after Hercules who the Huntsman has been ordered by Zeus to return to Olympus; Namor finds Hercules and attacks him; He comes to his senses when their battle threatens some villagers; The Huntsman then summons monsters from Greco-Roman mythology to defeat Hercules; Together Namor and Hercules defeat the monsters and the Huntsman; However, Zeus takes note of the battle and Namor's valor and brings his son back to Olympus to discuss Hercules' sojourn on Earth. Cont'd from Ka-Zar #1; Hercules appears next in Avengers #98. 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 #34
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 34
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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 #37
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 37
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    Cover by Sal Buscema. "The Way To Dusty Death," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Proteus denounces Llyra's claim as queen and wife to Namor and she flees to her hideout where she has Lady Dorma captive; Before he's able to pursue her or search for Lady Dorma, Namor uncovers a plot by his chief scientist Ikthon to aid Attuma in an assault against Atlantis; Namor is forced to choose Atlantis over Lady Dorma and defeats Attuma's latest attack; The traitorous Ikthon helps Namor locate Lady Dorma, but Llyra kills her before he is able to rescue her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #40
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 40
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    Cover pencils by George Tuska and John Romita (alterations), inks by Frank Giacoia and John Romita (alterations). "Under the Name of Ritual," script by Roy Thomas (uncredited) and Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Sam Grainger and Marie Severin (uncredited); Lady Tuvia leads Namor and Spider-Man to the land of the Black Sea People where she's hoping that Namor will stand as her champion; Namor, duty bound, agrees to take on Turalla the Mad who is hoping to lead his people into battle against Atlantis; With a bit of Spider-Man's help, Namor defeats Turalla and restores order to the Black Sea People; Tuvia then uses her magic to return them both to New York City. Story continues from Daredevil #77. Letter from comics editor Bob Rozakis. 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 #45
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 45

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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia and Mike Esposito. "And Fire Stalks the Skies," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Jim Mooney; Namor faces off against Llyra and Tiger Shark, but their battle is interrupted as the Human Torch shows up; An enraged Namor fights against the Human Torch not knowing that Human Torch wants to help him; Namor defeats the Human Torch and then learns that his father, Leonard Mackenzie, has been kidnapped by Llyra and Tiger Shark. "When the Light Goes Out," script and art by Bill Everett; Namor and the Human Torch team up - or do they? - to face the vengeful Llyra and the man called Tiger Shark; reprints Sub-Mariner Comics # 42. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #49
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 49
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Dreamstone," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Namor falls beneath the might of Modok and his androids; Doctor Doom is forced to confront Modok directly; Namor manages to free himself and reach the Cosmic Cube; Doom meets up with him, but Namor has secured the destruction of the Cosmic Cube; They both flee as the Cosmic Cube's explosion destroys the A.I.M. base. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • 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 #71
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 71
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Mike Esposito. "Comes the Pirahna," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta; Namor evades Piranha and his pets and finds the potential antidote for his poisoned subjects; However, Piranha proves to be a persistent foe and gets his hands on the antidote; Fortunately, Namor recovers the antidote and battles through Piranha and his pets to escape; Piranha's wounds from the battle draw his pets in for the kill. Marvel Value Stamp series A #52, Quicksilver by John Buscema. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.