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88 Facts About Namor
Mutant son of a human sea captain and a prince of the mythical undersea kingdom of Atlantis, Namor possesses the superstrength and aquatic abilities of the Homo mermanus race, as well as the mutant ability of flight, along with other superhuman powers.
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Namor described the character as an "ultra-man of the deep [who] lives on land and in the sea, flies in the air, [and] has the strength of a thousand [surface] men".
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Namor briefly fought crime as a member of the post-war superhero team the All-Winners Squad, and, through a 1970s retcon, was given a history of having fought with the Allies during World War II in the superhero team the Invaders.
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Namor again becomes an antihero during this period, as two elements – a thirst for vengeance and a quest for identity – would dominate the Sub-Mariner stories of the 1960s.
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Namor was both a villain and a hero – striking against the human race who destroyed his home, but showing a great deal of noblesse oblige to individuals.
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Namor's revival was a hit with readers, but Marvel could not give him his own title due to publication and distribution restrictions that would not be lifted until 1968.
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Namor was featured in his own ongoing series, Namor: The First Mutant, in 2011.
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Namor became one of the main characters, along with the other Illuminati members, in the third volume of New Avengers beginning in 2013.
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Namor was born in the capital city of the Atlantean empire, then located under the Antarctic ice pack.
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Namor's mother was Emperor Thakorr's daughter, Fen, and his father an American sea captain, Leonard McKenzie, of the icebreaker Oracle; they had fallen in love and married aboard ship while she was, unbeknownst to him, spying on the human intruders.
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The pink-skinned mutant Namor was born among the blue-skinned Atlanteans.
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Namor became the Prince of Atlantis, and a warrior for his people against the "surface-dwellers".
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When Namor was a teenager, he witnessed the Chasm People's Swift Tide in combat practice until his royal cousin Lady Dorma arrived.
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Namor was injured after the Genus incident in Stony Plain, Alberta.
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Namor is briefly married to Marrina, an aquatic alien and a member of the Canadian super-team Alpha Flight.
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Namor's is later presumed killed, but she is later revealed to be in a coma, of which Namor is unaware.
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Namor collects sunken treasures to finance his secret purchase of a corporation he renames Oracle Inc, which he turns to conservation and environmental purposes.
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Later, Namor loses his ankle-wings during a battle with the animated garbage-monster Sluj, but they are later restored.
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That same year, during the "Fear Itself" storyline, Namor is ousted from his kingdom by Attuma, who was transformed into Nerkodd: Breaker of Oceans.
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Namor becomes one of the Phoenix Five when the Phoenix Force is fractured between himself, Cyclops, Emma Frost, Colossus and Magik.
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Namor eventually becomes the first of the Phoenix Five to fall.
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Namor rejoins the Illuminati, but believing the group's morality holds it back, he assembles a new group, the Cabal, to deal with interdimensional incursions.
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Once Captain America returns and gives hope to his fellow heroes to find the Cosmic Cube fragments before Hydra does, Namor tells Winter Soldier that the time has come to remove the latter's disguise and help their fellow allies against Hydra, and returning the real Steve Rogers they knew.
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Namor lent the support of his own nation to her cause and worked with his fellow mutants in the battle against Cassandra Nova as she manipulated national powers against Homo superior on a global scale.
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Relapsing into his human-hating ways, Namor went back to concocting war plans against the surface nations of the world.
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Something Namor wouldn't find out until after he went searching for them, unknowingly stumbling onto a plot by demons to destroy the earth for profit.
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Namor would seek to make an alliance with the Atlantean castaways to bolster his armies.
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Namor was led to believe by vanquishing an old foe of their society, they would consider Namor's proposal.
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Once more showcasing his power over the water by parting the oceans after shattering Roger's breathing helmet, Namor lets Steve go while telling him the next time they met, there would be no mercy.
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Captain America makes it onto the scene too late while the Avengers make a failed incursion attempt on the sunken city, while battling his former friend Namor reveals this was all part of his grand plan however.
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Namor sits alone with his thoughts while the world assembly debates the threat his kingdom and their latest designs present.
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Machan continues to push the addled ocean lord to pursue his demented quest, but Namor is baffled by news of transformed Russian citizens into Atlanteans making their way to his domain as he never sanctioned it.
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The latter is naturally untrusting, given that Namor's infiltrators shot Barnes in the back of the head with his own gun, all while stealing necessary components for his latest doomsday project.
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Namor comes clean about his mental problems and how he's barely in control of his actions anymore, revealing to the Winter Soldier that for the longest time.
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Namor then revealed his newfound power bestowed by his latest acquisition, using the Serpent Crown to weaken Sue's hold on him with her powers.
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Namor would regain a second wind, telekinetically flinging the Invisible Woman aside while snaring Bucky in a water bubble.
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Somewhere in the Atlantic Trench, Namor has his forces tear into seaside cliffs in order to extract tons of rock for an unknown purpose.
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Namor eventually regains his senses and storms off towards Atlantis searching for the figment that'd deceived him.
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Immediately guessing what it was they were after Namor gives chase running into a Genus changed Captain America upon the Roxxon owned galleon.
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Namor becoming morose by the fact he'd been rendered human and that the worst side of him had taken over the one person he cared for from the surface world.
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Outraged by the atrocity the scientists there were conducting on the wildlife using his work, Namor went into a rage with Steve backing him up due to his vulnerability.
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Namor intends to take the Machan hosted Roman back to Atlantis to face judgement; but Steve debunks his claim stating he must be taken into surface-dwelling custody as the world still thinks Namor was behind everything that went down with his schemes and invasion tactics.
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Namor is stopped by Brawn, who warns Namor that immediately releasing the dragon would cause Pan's portals to collapse, putting its citizens' lives at risk.
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Unconvinced, Namor continues his assault, only to stop when the New Agents of Atlas arrive to back Brawn up.
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Namor possesses a fully amphibious physiology suited for extreme undersea pressures, superhuman strength, speed, agility, durability, flight, and longevity.
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Namor has the ability to survive underwater for indefinite periods, and specially developed vision which gives him the ability to see clearly in the murky depths of the ocean.
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Namor has the ability to swim at superhuman speeds, even by Atlantean standards.
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Namor is nearly 100 years old, but has the appearance of a male in his prime.
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Namor's enhanced senses enable him to see in the deepest ocean depths, hear when a school of fish turn a corner from a world away and even feel when the deepest currents change by the slightest degree.
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Namor possesses superhuman stamina and resistance to injury due to his hybrid nature.
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Namor possesses a telepathic rapport with all forms of marine life.
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Namor is able to mentally communicate with most forms of Ichthyoid, Cephalopod, Plankton, Anthozoa, Csnidarian, etc.
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Namor was educated by the royal tutors of the Atlantean court, and speaks many surface languages, Atlantean, and Lemurian.
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Namor was given possession of the Time Gem which he did not use.
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Namor was able to flood a prison cell containing Roxxon murderers miles away from the ocean using the penal facility's sewage line.
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Namor was host for a fifth of the Phoenix Force as one of the Phoenix Five.
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Namor lost the Phoenix Force in battle with the Scarlet Witch.
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Namor summoned the Phoenix Force to regain those powers, but the Phoenix decided to choose its next host in a tournament.
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Each candidate, including Namor, was temporarily given a portion of the Phoenix Force, until Echo was chosen as its new host.
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Namor is actually a hybrid of Atlantean and human physiology, although he has principal characteristics that neither Atlanteans nor humans possess.
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Captain Namor is a widely infamous pirate of the seven seas and an associate of Tony Stark, who pays him for the numerous voyages on his adventures.
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Namor considers himself as a man of the sea and doesn't share any allegiances to any countries or nations.
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Namor is the captain of the Dorma, an advanced submarine while taking the guise of a fishing trawler.
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Namor later rescued Stark following the destruction of Von Strucker's airship fleet, as Stark owes him a boat for the destruction of his.
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Namor is freed after Reed Richards sacrifices himself to send both his and Doom's consciousnesses to the Crossroads of Infinity.
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Namor is appeased when he demands, and receives, a meaningful kiss from Sue Storm.
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Ultimate Namor is a mutant Atlantean with amphibious physiology suited for high water pressure.
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Namor has vast super strength, durability, high-speed swimming ability, flight, and water manipulation.
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Namor's suggests that this is because he refuses to find a consort himself.
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Namor was listed as the 88th greatest comic book character by Wizard magazine.
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Kaufman was developing the film the next month when he revealed it would tackle environmental issues by depicting Namor as having "bad feelings" towards the land residents of Earth over ecological concerns.
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Namor explained that Universal kept renewing the option to produce the property.
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Namor has an antagonistic role in the film, similar to some versions in the comics.
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