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SUB-MARINER 1968-74 #53
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PUBLISHER: Marvel
COMMENTS: glossy! ow/white pgs
classic Everett art (late issues of Subbie are sleepers - buy them up now)
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glossy! ow/white pgs
classic Everett art (late issues of Subbie are sleepers - buy them up now)
Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "And the Rising Sun Shall Fall!", script and art by Bill Everett; Namor convinces Sunfire to help him repair the freighter and contain the leak of defoliating agents that have spread into the sea; Meanwhile, the Dragon-Lord recalls his origin and how he came to create his base of operations using abandoned World War II technology; Sunfire and Namor then turn their attention to the Dragon-Lord and hope to prevent him from unleashing his plan for Armageddon. Golden age reprint from Sub-Mariner Comics (Marvel, 1954 series) #41, "The Return of the Nautilus!", script and art by Bill Everett; An art museum has just discovered that an expensive painting of the Nautilus from the story "20 Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" had been stolen and that the thief left a note proclaiming that as a master of the occult he will bring the Nautilus to life; When the story hits the newspaper, it is read by Betty Dean, who dismisses it as quackery just like the authorities; she relates the story to her friend, the Sub-Mariner.


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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.

Frank Giacoia (July 6, 1924 – February 4, 1988)[1] was an American comics artist known primarily as an inker. He sometimes worked under the name Frank Ray, Giacoia made the rounds to almost every Golden Age publisher, notably working on Flash and Batman stories, he also worked at Timely during this period. In the Silver Age Frank worked on many Jack Kirby pages, particularly in Captain America, and he also notably inked the first appearance of the Punisher in AMS #129.


 

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