For years, Namor basically just rocked a bathing suit as his costume.
1 / 10
Roy Thomas felt that the suit was hurting Namor in the sales department.
2 / 10
So John Romita designed a new full costume for Namor to wear.
3 / 10
In the comics, Namor had to wear the suit after being hit with nerve gas.
4 / 10
The gas altered his cellular structure and now he couldn't remain out of water.
5 / 10
He declared war on humanity for his predicament.
6 / 10
Later, Namor was teaming up with Doom when Doom 'cured' him.
7 / 10
Doom changed his structure again, only now he needed a daily antidote from Doom.
8 / 10
Later, Namor was cured from having to take the daily antidote and was totally free.
9 / 10