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SUB-MARINER 1968-74 #52
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PUBLISHER: Marvel
COMMENTS: glossy! white pgs
Gil Kane cover; Everett art; picture frame Marvel cover (late issues of Subbie are sleepers - buy them up now)
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glossy! white pgs
Gil Kane cover; Everett art; picture frame Marvel cover (late issues of Subbie are sleepers - buy them up now)
Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Atomic Samurai," script by Bill Everett and Mike Friedrich, art by Bill Everett; Namor travels to the surface world with Namorita in search of Betty Dean who he hopes will serve as a guardian to the young Namorita; They track down Betty who is vacationing on the Japanese island of Krakinowa; Namor stumbles upon a hidden city controlled by the Dragon-Lord who is eager to bring about another war with the US; The Dragon-Lord sends his agent, Sunfire, off to capture a US freighter; Namor intercepts Sunfire as he's concerned that the destruction of the freighter could threaten the health of the seas; Despite Namor's best efforts, Sunfire strikes a deadly blow against the freighter and it begins to sink.


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Bill Everett Comic was an American comic book writer-artist best known for creating Namor the Sub-Mariner as well as co-creating Daredevil with writer Stan Lee for Marvel Comics. Everett fell into comics almost by accident in their very earliest days, creating the character Amazing-Man for Centaur Publications in 1939. Also in 1939 he would contribute the first Sub-Mariner story for Marvel Mystery Comics #1, the very first book from Timely Comics, which would eventually become Marvel Comics, Sub-Mariner would prove to be one of their earliest hits and Everett would continue drawing his adventures until 1949. in the 50s Everett wold continue working for what was now Atlas Comics on numerous titles, occasionally reviving Sub-Mariner. in the 60s with the explosion of the Marvel Age Everett would co-create with Stan Lee and draw the first issue of Daredevil in addition to providing work in Tales to Astonish and Strange Tales. The Sub-Mariner would return again in Tales to Astonish #85 continuing there and then in his own title, with sporadic contributions from Everett. Bill Everett died suddenly at the age of 55 in 1973.

Gil Kane was a Latvian-born American comics artist whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1990s and virtually every major comics company and character. Kane co-created the modern-day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics, and co-created Iron Fist with Roy Thomas for Marvel Comics. He was involved in such major storylines as that of The Amazing Spider-Man #96–98, which, at the behest of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, bucked the then-prevalent Comics Code Authority to depict drug abuse, and ultimately spurred an update of the Code. Kane additionally pioneered an early graphic novel prototype, His Name Is... Savage, in 1968, and a seminal graphic novel, Blackmark, in 1971. In 1997, he was inducted into both the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame and the Harvey Award Jack Kirby Hall of Fame.

Joe Sinnott is an American comic book artist. Working primarily as an inker, Sinnott is best known for his long stint on Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four, from 1965 to 1981, initially over the pencils of Jack Kirby. During his 60 years as a Marvel freelancer and then salaried artist working from home, Sinnott inked virtually every major title, with notable runs on The Avengers, The Defenders and Thor.


 

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