(January 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Actual indicia title is "The Sub-Mariner".


The Quest of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Krang; Dorma
Keywords:
Atlanteans

The Start of the Quest! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma; King Neptune (flashback); Warlord Krang
Synopsis:
Namor returns to Atlantis to find that Warlord Krang has taken his throne; When he spurns the affections of Lady Dorma, she turns him in and he is arrested by Krang as a traitor; Realizing that the only thing that will allow him to regain his kingdom and his subjects is the Trident of Neptune, Namor escapes to go and recover it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Daredevil #7. This starts a quest-type story which concludes in Tales to Astonish #76.

2 More Triumphs from Marvel (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
John Romita; Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Romita; Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spider-Man; Vulture; Chameleon; Joe; Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]]; X-Men [Angel; Cyclops; Iceman; Beast; Marvel Girl]; Professor X; Lucifer

Indexer Notes

House advertisement for Spider-Man Annual #7 and X-Men Annual #1 reprinting their covers.

Escape...to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma; Vashti the Elder; Warlord Krang; Seaweed Man; King Neptune (cameo)
Synopsis:
Namor heads into the Forbidden Deeps as he continues his quest for Neptune's Trident; Krang sends Seaweed Man to stop him; Meanwhile, back in Atlantis, the natives are beginning to get restless under Krang's iron rule.
Reprints:

Greetings from the mighty Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Gene Colan
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Bill Everett; Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma

Indexer Notes

Images of Namor and Lady Dorma taken from various issues of Tales To Astonish.

A Prince There Was! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Dorma; Krang, Seaweed Man; Zantor; Faceless Ones (cameos)
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner continues his quest for The Trident of Neptune. Sub-Mariner escapes a seaweed menace only to succumb to the stupifying brillance of the Diamonds of Doom. Back in Atlantis, Krang is fed up with Lady Dorma rebuffing his advances and has her teleported into exile to the land of the Faceless Ones.
Reprints:

The Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #104, Spider-Man #90, Avengers #81, Thor #181, Captain America #131, Hulk #133, Daredevil #69, Iron Man #31, Sub-Mariner #31, Amazing Adventures #3, Tower of Shadows #8, Sgt. Fury #81, Special Marvel Edition #1, Incredible Hulk King-Size #3, Avengers King-Size #4, Sub-Mariner King-Size #1, Captain America King-Size #1, Thor King-Size #3, Silver Surfer #18, Conan the Barbarian #1, Spoof #1, Astonishing Tales #2, and Chamber of Darkness #7.

Be A Marvel Expert! (Table of Contents)

Marvelmania / advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
? (advertisement copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spider-Man; Hulk; Captain America

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Marvelmania magazine.

Remember Me? (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

New illustration of a young Sub-Mariner.

By Force of Arms! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma; The Demon of the Diamonds; Warlord Krang; Faceless Ones (cameos)
Synopsis:
Neptune sends a group of electric eels to help Namor defeat the Demon of the Diamonds; Learning that Dorma has been exiled to the land of the Faceless Ones, Namor heads off to rescue her; Back in Atlantis, the citizens begin an active revolt against Krang.
Reprints:

[As ruler of the undersea kingdom of atlantis...] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner

Imperious Rex!! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Quest of Doom!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Start of the Quest!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. 2 More Triumphs from Marvel
  4. 3. Escape...to Nowhere!
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. Greetings from the mighty Sub-Mariner!
  6. 5. A Prince There Was!
    Sub-Mariner
  7. 6. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  8. 7. Be A Marvel Expert!
    Marvelmania
  9. 8. Remember Me?
    Sub-Mariner
  10. 9. By Force of Arms!
    Sub-Mariner
  11. 10. [As ruler of the undersea kingdom of atlantis...]
    Sub-Mariner
  12. 11. Imperious Rex!!
    Sub-Mariner
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