Marvel launching another Namor series in August

Marvel.com has a brief write-up today on an ongoing Namor series that's launching in August. Written by Stuart Moore and drawn by Ariel Olivetti, Namor: The First Mutant will tie into the big X-Men vs. vampires storyline, "The Curse of the Mutants", that'll run in the new X-Men title coming later this year.

Per Marvel.com, "Stuart Moore and Ariel Olivetti set the world's first mutant on his most dangerous mission ever! Namor may be able to end the vampire threat, but is he willing to sacrifice Atlantis? And what can stop the threat of...the Atlantean vampires?" The first issue will have covers by Joe Quesada and Jae Lee.

Created by Bill Everett, Namor has appeared in a slew of ongoings, miniseries and team books over the years since his introduction way back in 1939, from Sub-Mariner Comics back in the 1940s to Namor, the Sub-Mariner in the 1990s. He's been an Invader, an Avenger, a Defender and a member of the Illuminati, and most recently has been hanging out with the X-Men.

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