Real Name: Unknown

Identity/Class: Non-human terrestrial

Occupation: Prince of Atlantis

Affiliations: Captain Goujon

Enemies: Hydrons

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Atlantis

First Appearance: Pilote Magazine #377 (1967)

Powers/Abilities: Able to survive undersea at great depths and pressures indefinitely.

History: Submerman was a Prince of Atlantis, whose undersea kingdom was threatened by the villainous, scaly, green-skinned Hydrons. He allied with surface man Captain Goujon to fight them.

Comments: Created by Lob (pseudonym of Jacques Loeb, writer) and Georges Pichard (artist) in 1967. Thanks to Gérard Courtial for this information.

Submerman was originally serialized in the late 1960s in the weekly comic magazine "Pilote". Publisher Glenat released two graphic novels, Submerman (1976) and Les Peuples de la Mer [The Undersea People] (1978). In 1979, publisher Dargaud released Les Mémoires de Submerman [Submerman's Memoirs]. The last two stories were never collected in the graphic novel format.

Much of the information on this page comes verbatim from Cool French Comics, used with permission. Likewise the images.

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