Illustration of yellow A over orange, yellow, and black background and small white text.
Aquaman (Arthur Curry) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger, the character debuted in More Fun Comics #73 in 1941. Initially a backup feature in DC's anthology titles, Aquaman later starred in several volumes of a solo comic book series. The end of the 1950s saw the beginning of the Silver Age of comic books, and the reintroduction of Aquaman into Adventure Comics. It was in issue #260 (1959) that he appeared with a new character design featuring the simplified "A" on his belt pictured here. Though arguably not as iconic as Batman or Superman, Aquaman is one of few superheros to remain in continuous print since the Golden Age of comics.
In 2016 Aquaman was rebooted along with the entire DC Universe as part of the Rebirth series, which included a relaunch of weekly issues of comics and focused on creating a connected DC Universe. This came at the same time that Aquaman (portrayed by Jason Momoa) made his first appearance in the DC film series Justice League.
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