Adventure Comics 256
|Adventure Comics 255 | Adventure Comics | Series | Stories | Adventure Comics 257|
|Adventure Comics #256|
Aquaman Splash Page from Adventure #256 by Ramona Fradon
|Title:||The Ordeal of Aquaman|
|Cover Date:||Jan 1959|
|Anthology:||Three Stories (Superboy cover), second story|
|Other Stories:||Superboy: "The Dragnet For Superboy"; Green Arrow: "The Green Arrow's First Case"|
|Editor:||Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)|
|Ship Date:||27 Nov 1958|
|Character Appearances:||Aquaman, Topo|
A gang of smugglers discovers Aquaman's weakness, and drop him in the desert to die.
This story is the first to establish a one hour limit for Aquaman. After one hour, Aquaman begins to weaken, but it takes much longer than an hour to kill him.