Real Name: Kor-Konn
Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Atlantean/Homo mermani)
Group Membership: Attuma's hordes
Affiliations: Attuma, Dr. Dorcas, Saru-San, Tiger Shark
Enemies: Hydro-Men, Dr. Jennings, Sub-Mariner
Known Relatives: None known
Aliases: None known
Base of Operations: Skarka
First Appearance: Sub-Mariner I#4 (August, 1968)
Powers/Abilities: Kor-Konn possessed the greater strength (enhanced human) and ability to breathe underwater that the members of his race possessed. He carried an axe on one occasion into battle, and a powerful gun on another.
History: (Sub-Mariner I#4) - Kor-Konn was a member of Attuma's barbarian hordes when Attuma enslaved the nomadic people of Atlantis. While out with a scouting party, Kor-Konn spotted Namor, the Sub-Mariner, swimming past and attacked him with a battle axe, but Namor tossed Kor-Konn aside. After Kor-Konn shocked Namor with news of the enslaved Atlanteans, he was able to fell Namor with a single blow. Seeking great honor, Kor-Konn brought a confined Namor before Attuma and Saru-San. Attuma was angered that Kor-Konn had not destroyed Namor, realizing that Namor was only feigning defeat. Namor quickly burst free and soon defeated Attuma in solo combat.
(Super-Villain Team-Up I#1 (fb)) - When Attuma allied with Dr. Dorcas and Tiger Shark, he led his forces in capturing the Hydro-Men. Only one, Dr. Jennings, escaped.
(Super-Villain Team-Up I#1) - When Dr. Jennings contacted Namor, Kor-Konn led a force, including Saru-San, to defeat Namor. He fired a warning shot and told Namor that he intended to murder him. Namor quickly defeated Kor-Konn and his allies.
(Super-Villain Team-Up I#3) - Namor, allied with Dr. Doom, led a final assault against Attuma's forces and allies, defeating them. Kor-Konn led his men in battle against Dr. Doom. They had him pinned on the ground until Doom struck two missiles together, seemingly killing Kor-Konn and his men, though Doom lived.
Comments: Created by Roy Thomas, John Buscema, and Frank Giacoia.
Kor-Konn has no known connections to
Sub-Mariner I#4, p11, pan4
Sub-Mariner I#4, p13, pan2
Sub-Mariner I#4 (August, 1968) - Roy Thomas (writer),
John Buscema (penciler), Frank Giacoia (inker), Stan Lee (editor)
Super-Villain Team-Up I#1 (August, 1975) - Tony Isabella (writer), George Evans (penciler), Frank Springer (inker), Len Wein (editor)
Super-Villain Team-Up I#3 (December, 1975) - Jim Shooter (writer), George Evans (penciler), Jack Abel (inker), Marv Wolfman (editor)
First Posted: 12/20/2005
Last Updated: 12/08/2006
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