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Solomon Kane
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Solomon L. Kane
Occupation

Adventurer

Buccaneer

Merchant Marine


Legal Status
Subject of Great Britain of the 16th Century.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Devonshire, England
Group Affiliation
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Base of Operations
Mobile
Height
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Weight
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Eye Color
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Hair Color
Black
Known Powers
Normal human with excellent maritime and hand-to-hand combat skills.
Accessories

Dagger: Short double-bladed weapon used as a secondary defense.


Flint-lock Pistols: Pair of single shot pistols which must re reloaded after every firing.


Rapier: Slender sharp-pointed sword used primarily as a thrusting weapon.


Staff of Solomon: Mystical staff of ancient origin and great power.


Common Enemies
Dracula
Regularly Appearing

Conan Saga (B&W Magazine)

Savage Sword of Conan (B&W Magazine)

Sword of Solomon Kane


First Appearance

Pulp Magazine

Weird Tales (Aug. 1928)


Comics

Marvel Premiere #33 (Dec. 1976)


Note: Solomon Kane first appeared in a story simply titled "Solomon Kane" in the pages of the science fiction fantasy magazine Weird Tales. This first appearance was re-titled "Red Shadows" in later publications. The story was adapted by Marvel Comics in Marvel Premiere #32 & 33, but titled the "Mark of Kane."


Robert E. Howard wrote 13 stories and three poems about Solomon Kane, seven stories appeared in Weird Tales from 1928 to 1932; the remainder have been published in later collections.


Creator
Robert Ervin Howard
Origin

Born into a 16th Century puritan family in Devonshire, England, Solomon Kane had a sense of wanderlust which lead him to the sea and foreign lands. Described as a somber and gloomy man of pale face and cold eyes, all of it shadowed by a slouch hat - Kane set out into the world to fulfill his quest to destroy all evil.