Solomon Kane

Real Name: Solomon Kane

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Adventurer; former pirate

Affiliations: N'Longa, John Silent

Enemies: Nakari, le Loup, the Fishhawk

Known Relatives: None (in the movie: Marcus Kane (brother, deceased), Josiah Kane (father, deceased))

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: 16th century England (but active across Europe and Africa)

First Appearance: Red Shadows, Weird Tales magazine (August, 1928)

Powers/Abilities: Exceptional swordsman and fighter.


Comments: Created by Robert E. Howard.

Initially published in several short stories and novels, Solomon Kane was adapted to comics in the 1970s and 80s and published by Marvel. More recently Dark Horse gained the license, reprinting Marvel's output and publishing new adaptations.

In 2009 a Solomon Kane movie was released, starring James Purefoy as the Puritan adventurer.


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