Solomon Kane
Nick Name
Civilian ID
Solomon L. Kane



Merchant Marine

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

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
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)


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.

Robert Ervin Howard

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.

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