Public Domain Super Heroes

Real Name

Neptune, Poseidon

First Appearance


Original Publisher

Greek Mythology

Created by



Neptune (known as Poseidon in Greek Mythology) was the god of the sea in Greco-Roman mythology. He was one of the Twelve Olympians, the brother of Zeus and Pluto of Hades. He was also the father to many sea nymphs and other creatures.

He was responsible for sexually assaulting Medusa in the temple of Athena which led to the woman being transformed into a snake haired monster by the angry goddess and also the birth of their sons Pegasus and Chrysaor who emerged after their mother's beheading by Perseus.


Public Domain Appearances[]

  • Humdinger vol. 1 #4
  • Mystery Men Comics #24
  • Hit Comics #2
  • Pep Comics #20
  • Blue Circle Comics #1-5
  • America's Greatest Comics #5
  • Nature Boy #3-5
  • Feature Comics #70, 92
  • Hoppy the Marvel Bunny #9
  • Weird Comics #2
  • Weird Comics #10
  • Master Comics #41
  • A Treasury of Horses
  • Meteor Comics #1
  • Wonder Comics #2

Public Domain Film Appearances[]

  • Neptune Nonsense (1936)

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