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Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0749486002
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #D303C8-003
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2043328002
    Auction opens October 4
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2105433006
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #3781030002
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3782339025
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    • Centerfold detached. Small lateral spine tears.

    "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? 36 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 #4
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 4
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    "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
    Auction opens October 4
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    Auction opens July 26
    • Water damage.

    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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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0142013012
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0273747017
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    • Water damage. Rust migration.
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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 #9
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 9
    Auction opens October 4

    "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 #19
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 19
    Auction opens August 2

    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 #20
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 20
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    Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Johnny Craig. "In the Darkness Dwells Doom!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Johnny Craig; Sub-Mariner is pursued by New York policemen and takes refuge in the Latverian Embassy, where Dr. Doom tries to take him prisoner. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #22
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 22
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #0216011003

    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 #30
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 30
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #AAC825-011

    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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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0186845006

    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
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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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

    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 #36
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 36
    Auction opens August 2

    Cover by Sal Buscema. "What the Gods Have Joined Together," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Bernie Wrightson; Namor seeks out Proteus to preside over his marriage to Lady Dorma; They return to Atlantis to face an invasion force of Attuma's barbarians. Namor and his forces drive them off with some help from Lemurian forces who have come to Atlantis to attend the wedding; Namor destroys Attuma's supreme weapon and defeats Attuma in combat; Namor then turns his attention to his wedding and awaits Lady Dorma at the altar; They are married, but as it turns out, Llyra was posing as Lady Dorma and announces herself as queen of Atlantis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. 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 #38
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 38
    Auction opens August 2

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. "Namor Agonistes!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by John Severin; Namor mourns over the body of Lady Dorma; He recalls memories of his youth, his first trip to the surface world, Betty Dean, and Susan Richards; After the Lady Dorma's funeral, Namor announces to his subjects that he renounces and abdicates the throne of Atlantis; He leaves Atlantis vowing never to return. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #39
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 39
    Auction opens August 2

    Cover by Sal Buscema and Marie Severin (alterations). "And Here I'll Stand," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Jim Mooney; Unable to find any trace of Llyra, Namor makes his way to New York City and decides to take over an abandoned prison island in New York harbor; Unfortunately, the authorities aren't too pleased with having Namor so close and demand that he leave; When Namor refuses, the authorities call on the army to attack Namor while an underwater demolition team destroys the island; Diane Arliss then tells him that his father may actually be alive, and Namor leaves on a new quest to find him. Cont'd in Daredevil #77. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #50
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 50
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #3781030010
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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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    • Paper: White
    • Label #0911368002

    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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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0183058017
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    Auction opens August 2
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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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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #0905630009

    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.