criminals (exact number
Purpose: To capture space
Enemies: Sub-Mariner (Namor
of Operations: The oceans
Appearance: Sub-Mariner in
(Kenner See-a-Show slide, 1967)
"Capsule Snatchers") - As
Namor the Sub-Mariner
watched the successful Space
Shot capsule touchdown in the oceans alongside military personnel, the
was grabbed from the water by a giant claw. Diving into the water, Namor found the Enemy Sub
housing the Capsule Snatchers group.
Despite the Capsule Snatchers' attempt to dive deeper into the ocean,
Sub-Mariner caught up to them and began puncturing the hull of the Enemy Sub,
forcing the Capsule Snatchers to release their grip on the Space Shot
and flee. Seeing the capsule back to the surface, Namor
was thanked for saving the capsule.
Comments: Created by an uncredited
writer and artist.
only one of the Capsule
Snatchers appearing in the strip, the title of strip was plural and
when Namor attacked the
Enemy Sub, one of the Capsule Snatchers
states "Sub-Mariner is poking holes in OUR hull!," suggesting that
more than one Capsule Snatcher onboard the Enemy Sub.
Capsule Snatchers were only
named as such in the title of the slide. They were not identified
Kenner See-a-Show slide had a
copyright of 1967 Marvel Comics Group, meaning that Marvel owned the
if some writer wanted to reuse the characters, though that doesn't seem
apologize for the lack of
another image of the Capsule Snatchers but the main image was the ONLY
the actual Capsule Snatchers. Plenty
of images of the Enemy
Sub but only one of the Snatchers.
thanks to Jon Knutson for
The Capsule Snatchers have no known connections to
Enemy Sub was a
submarine piloted by members of the Capsule Snatchers. Using the Sub,
Capsule Snatchers captured the Space Shot capsule, but the Sub-Mariner
chase and punctured its hull, forcing the Sub to release the capsule
Enemy Sub was similar to any
other submarine with the exception that it was equipped with a gigantic
its front that could clamp with sufficient strength to hold an
space capsule and dive into the ocean depths without damage.
Space Shot capsule was
a space capsule that had been launched. As it returned to Earth, Namor the Sub-Mariner and
military personnel watched its
touchdown in the ocean. Upon its touchdown, the Capsule Snatchers
capsule using the Enemy Sub. Namor
gave chase and
punctured the Enemy Sub's hull, forcing the Capsule Snatchers to
Space Shot. Seeing the Space Shot back to the surface, Namor
was thanked for saving the Space Shot's pilot.
images: (without ads)
Sub-Mariner in "Capsule Snatchers", pan5 (Capsule Snatchers, main image)
Sub-Mariner in "Capsule Snatchers", pan6 (Enemy Sub)
Sub-Mariner in "Capsule Snatchers", pan7 (Space Shot capsule)
Sub-Mariner in "Capsule Snatchers" (Kenner See-a-Show slide, 1967) - uncredited writer & artist
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