Mariner (Amalgam of Namor and Aquaman)


Aquaman/Submariner amalgam


Amalgam Comics was a unique 1996/97 publishing project by DC Comics and Marvel Comics. It published a series of comics where the two universes had merged. Furthermore, the characters themselves had merged (“amalgamed” ) with their closest equivalent from the other setting, with oft-strange results.

Our Amalgam writeups are very old – they are contemporary to the event. Since it was 20+ years ago, it was just an amusing exercise in merging the characters’ stats to represent their likely new state.


  • Real Name: Arthur McKenzie.

Powers and Abilities

Amalgam of Sub-Mariner, Aquaman, and possibly Lobo (weapon).

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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Dex: 07 Str: 08 Bod: 08 Motivation: Seeking Justice
Int: 06 Wil: 07 Min: 07
Inf: 07 Aur: 03 Spi: 08 Resources {or Wealth}: 04
Init: 020 HP: 090

Water Freedom: 08, Flight: 08

Weaponry (Melee): 08

JLX (High).

Exile (Forced, surface world), Mistrust (framed for a crime), Traumatic Flashbacks (“Mariner was once married and had a son, Arthur, but his wife and child were lost in the same cataclysm that destroyed his birthplace.”)

Weapon & Chain [BODY 08, EV: 09, Stretching: 00, Limitation : No Fine Manipulation on Stretching (-1)].

By William C Wendel.

Source of Character: Amalgam comics.

Helper(s): Sean MacDonald (for the histories), Rafael Sant’anna Meyer (for more questions), JD (for Amalgam adding and editing), Sébastien Andrivet.