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The King has returned! Fresh off his key appearances in CIVIL WAR and WOLVERINE, Marvel’s first mutant returns in his own limited series that will forever change the way we look at Namor and Atlantis. A horrendous terrorist attack has struck the U.S., and all clues point to an Atlantean sleeper cell. Now, Namor finds himself in S.H.I.E.L.D.'s crosshairs. But is Namor to blame? Or is this merely the first strike orchestrated by those within Atlantis who would see Namor stripped of his title and his kingdom? The half-human, half-Atlantean son of two worlds must race between the sea and the surface to track down those responsible for the attack before Tony Stark, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. – a.k.a. Iron Man – takes him down! Written by Matt Cherniss and Peter Johnson (POWERLESS) with art by the internationally acclaimed Phil Briones (WHITE TIGER) and a first cover by superstar-artist Michael Turner!

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Namor, done right. 0

I really enjoyed the portrayal of Namor in this debut issue. I used to love him back in the 80's when he was a bit pompous and enjoyed screaming 'Imperious Rex' before diving headlong into battle alongside his fellow Avengers, only to insult and squabble his 'surface dweller' team mates afterwards.I was thrilled when he got his own series by John Byrne in 90's but quickly became disillusioned when the storyline led to his personality becoming more well-adjusted and personable.In more recent yea...

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Pleasantly Surprised. 0

I've never been a huge fan of the Sub-Mariner. He's always seemed a little one-dimensional to me. The whol arrogant thing just gets old. I did like the John Byrne series with Namor running a business and working with Danny Rand. The underwater adventures just made me (sea)sick.Then came the announcement from Marvel about this mini-series. I always have mixed feelings about mini-series. It's like, why is it just a mini-series? Is there not a good enough idea for a regular series? Does Mar...

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The Sub-Mariner is on a Mission in His own Limited Series 0

Marvel has really been on fire lately. After the Civil War I thought I wouldn't read anymore comics regularly for while, but a year later, The Initiative continues this time with a miniseries focusing on Namor, King of Atlantis, mutant and Member of the Illuminati. I've never really followed Namor or the work of Matt Cherniss and Peter Johnson, but I'd say this is a great introduction to all three and an awesome way to kick off what should be thrilling and satisfying storyline. It opens with ...

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