(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 Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (credited); Roy Thomas (credited) (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Actual indicia title is "The Sub-Mariner".

The Quest of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Namor the 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: 1)

Namor the 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

2 More Triumphs from Marvel (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Escape...to Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 3)

Namor the 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: 4)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
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: 5)

Namor the 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: 6) (Expand) /

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

Be a Marvel Expert! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Marvelmania / advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

Remember Me? (Table of Contents: 8)

Namor the 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: 9)

Namor the 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: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner

Indexer Notes

images of Sub-Mariner taken from various issues of Tales To Astonish.

Imperious Rex!! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

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

Indexer Notes

image taken from the splash page of Iron-Man story in Tales of Suspense # 80, August 1966.

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