Current Aquaman News


Thursday, January 21, 2010

The Colbert Report

Aquaman... or rather Aguaman... made a quick appearance on The Colbert Report last night. As a super-minority. I don't even want to try to explain.


Monday, January 11, 2010

Aquaman Sighting

Who would've thunk it? Readers of Wired chose Aquaman as a "sci-fi show" that should be rebooted and returned to TV.


Friday, December 25, 2009

Happy Christmas

Aquaman Christmas Greetings


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Aquaman in Brave and the Bold

Brave and the Bold #32

Comics Continuum reports that Aquaman will be appearing with the Demon in Brave and the Bold #32, due out in February.


Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Aquaman in Jeopardy!

Aquaman Jeopardy Clue

Aquaman "appeared" on Jeopardy on October 23rd 2009. This clue was in the Double Jeopardy! Round under the category "Speed Up!" The $400 clue was "This DC Comics superhero swims at high speeds & communicates telepathically with sea creatures" and contestant Johnny Forrest got the right answer. Johnny went on to win the day's game and become a one-day Jeopardy champ.


Sunday, August 16, 2009

Aquaman Hoodie!

Now Available. Quick, go buy one or three or twenty!

Aquaman Hoodie


Monday, July 06, 2009


Hello all! A writer is looking for a high quality scan (at least 300 dpi) of the splash page of the Aquaman story from More Fun #85. If you happen to have that issue sitting around and access to a scanner, please let me know. Thanks!


Friday, July 03, 2009

Friday Links

Tempest returns in Titans #15. Well, it seems I got my wish with regards to Dolphin.

Blackest Night Aquaman:

Image of Blackest Night Aquaman

If you aren't reading The Aquaman Shrine daily, you are missing a lot. Rob tends to scoop me on just about every story because I'm blogging very infrequently lately.

More Aquaman reflections from The Comic Treadmill.

The webcomic Sheldon mentions Aquaman then clarifies a little.

Kurt Busiek has a website.

More on Mermaids.

I don't really understand why Spain would have a claim to this recovered gold. And speaking of underwater treasure, look at this rock heist that stole $1 million from an underwater farm.

In another story right out of an Aquaman tale, Mexico is looking for a missing island. The reason is logical, they want the territory the island would give them. But you have to wonder where the island went, if it ever existed in the first place.

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Friday Links

Argyle Sweater Aquaman Image
The Aquaman Shrine does a study on Aquaman Logos, then Todd Klein does his five part study of the Logos: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V.

Joe's daughter met Aquaman.

Black Manta comes up in Vince Moore's article Bring on the Black Bad Guys.

Aquaman comic strip sightings: Medium Large, The Argyle Sweater, and Ink Pen.

I never thought I'd feel sorry for a baby shark.

Cryptomundo reports on mermaid sightings.

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Friday, June 05, 2009

Friday Links

Todd Klein talks about designing the Tempest Logo.

The Aquaman Shrine shows us a fantastic Aquaman family tattoo.

Aquaman in Medium Large, a webcomic. (Thanks to Joe for the link).

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009


The Comic Treadmill's Finny Friend Countdown comes to the obvious conclusion (well, obvious for any long-time Aquaman fan).

Oh, I definitely want this Ramona Fradon retrospective.

Aquaman Shrine on DC Action Figure book. Want.

More Aquachicken.

Aquaman piecework from Joe.

Superhero cakes including Aquaman.

These Blammoids look... bizarre. I'd really like to see what they'd do to Black Manta.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

An Overdue Links Post

Elbert Or's Aquaman sketch.

Maris Wick's Aquaman sketch.

Tomn!'s Aquaman sketch (scroll down).

Michael Schwartz's Aquaman sketch.

Lee Sargent's Aquaman sketch.

Mark Aaron James' Aquaman's Lament.

Caffeinated Joe talks about Aquaman.

The Comic Treadmill continues complete Aquaman coverage.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #202: does anyone out there have the rest of the pages of that Aquaman story?

Aquaman Shrine Links:

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Mer Man?

Masters of the Universe Mer Man meets Aquaman. (via David Oakes)

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Aquaman Sighting

In The Argyle Sweater (link should be good for 30 days from this post).

Snippet of Cartoon


Wednesday, March 04, 2009


Rob at the Aquaman Shrine continues to offer fantastic Aquaman coverage: Interview with Mike Grell. Interview with Dan Jurgens. Interview with Steve Epting.

If you find a neat Aquaman sighting, you can report it here on the Wiki, but be sure to send it to Rob's Aqua-mail so he can feature it.

Joe gives us a collection of Aqua-Icons.

Eli Kochalka is an Aquaman Fan. Yay! And his father drew Aquaman in his American Elf strip. Yay!

Pink Dolphin!

HMS Victory Discovered.

This isn't a fish poisoning you want to get. Yikes.

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Logical Super-Hero Toys

Aquaman makes the list.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Aquaman For Prez

Sheldon mentions Aquaman.


Friday, November 21, 2008

Yes We Clam!

Aquaman got a mention on the Colbert Report. In his opening monologue, Stephen reports that Black Lightning is the Justice League President-elect, who beat out Aquaman after the failure of his slogan, "Yes we clam!"

The Aquaman reference is about a minute into the clip.

Remember, you can report sightings of Aquaman outside of comics on the AquaSpotting Talk Page, and see the compiled list on the AquaSpotting page. If you know of a sighting I've missed (and I'm sure there are plenty), just post it on the Talk Page.


Monday, October 13, 2008

It's Been Awhile

Still settling into the new house, so updates have been... non-existent. Sorry. Here's some links.

Congrats on The Aquaman Shrine for reaching two years!

Ballad of the Yellow Glove.

How to make a bleach stencil t-shirt, as seen here.

Stencil and T-Shirt

More projects: Papercraft Southpark Aquaman.

Munny Aquaman.

LEGO Bionicle Aquaman (among others).

Bionicle Aquaman


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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Various Links

The Aquaman Shrine shows off a Munny, about which I'm not sure what to think.

Stephanie Meyer likes Aquaman.

The Olympic Pool helped Phelps, but didn't have two innovations that would've made him swim like Aquaman.

Martha Thomases on Michael Phelps, Dara Torres, and Aquaman.

Phelps as Aquaman drawing.

Michael Phelps as Aquaman in movies?

Facts about Phelps: Aquaman wears Michael Phelps underwear.

The Aquaman Shrine shows an Aquaman tattoo which looks based on Patrick Gleason's work.

Simpsonized Aquaman

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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Save the Aquaman Hoodie

If you haven't checked it out yet, go see if you want to help save the Aquaman Hoodie.

If I had the money for it, I'd certainly get one for myself. But as I've mentioned, I'm in the middle of moving and just can't afford luxuries at the moment. *sigh*


Friday, August 01, 2008

Courting Disaster Aquaman

Aquaman reference in Courting Disaster.


Monday, June 16, 2008


When Seafood Goes Bad.

I would wear a modern reinterpretation of Aquaman Underoos, particularly the shirt.

Wetsuit company will make a custom Aquaman wetsuit if you want one. I wonder if the Tempest they mention is Garth?

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Friday, June 13, 2008

Aquaman on Brave and the Bold!

The Aquaman Shrine directs us to, which has pictures of Aquaman as he will appear in The Brave and the Bold, the new Batman cartoon due to appear on Cartoon Network this Fall.

Brave and the Bold Aquaman and Green Arrow?

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008


Rob is making me jealous again.

Ok, maybe I do want to visit Texas. But only for the ride.

Anyone know the rules to this card game?

Getting away from the Aquaman Shrine for a moment (I hope you all are reading the Aquaman Shrine daily, anyway), take a look at this Philly Wizard World report with pictures of Black Manta trying to hail a taxi.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Aquaman on the Daily Show

Aquaman made a brief appearance on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show last night as a member of the Supreme Court. After Jon listed off his slightly altered list of Supreme Court Members, an image of the Court was shown. I've included the original of the image to show you which Justice was replaced by which fictional character.

Jon Stewart: "The final arbiter of American justice is the Supreme Court. Roberts, Ginsberg, Souter, Stevens, ... Blitzen, Sleepy, Aquaman, Thomas and Scalia. These nine judges, these magnificent b*****ds, help settle intractable American disputes. They settle intractable American disputes, oftentimes only 6 to 15 years after the original incident has lost its relevance."

Supreme Court

Note that Aquaman replaces Alito. Aquaman continues to get no respect. *sigh*

You can see the full video segment on The Daily Show's site by clicking here or on the picture.

Updated 3:20pm with screen cap and transcript.


Sunday, March 16, 2008

As Seen on the Wiki

Dan DiDio on Aquaman:
Will we see the original Aquaman again? DiDio: "Aquaman. This year." DiDio said they want to make sure that the next time readers see Aquaman, it'll be the "best" version of the character.


Saturday, March 08, 2008


Aquaman Wiki
The Aquaman Website continues to grow into its new wikified format. If you want to participate, there are a couple of ways you can help out.

If you simply know of an Aquaman sighting, you can report it on the wiki. If the sighting is in a comic book, post about it in the Sightings Discussion Page. If you have found a reference to Aquaman elsewhere, like on TV (for example: The Simpsons or Mythbusters), you can report it on the AquaSpotting Discussion Page. And MANY MANY thanks to Vinnie for coming up with the name "AquaSpotting".

If you want to help edit, please drop me a line on the Soapbox or The Aquaman Mailing List. Editing on most pages is limited to Atlantean level users because of the extremely high probability of vandalism.

Please check out the new pages and let me know what you think. The Soapbox is there for you to stand on, or you can comment in this post. Seriously. I want some feedback. Thanks.

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Sunday, March 02, 2008

JLA Classified #53

JLA Classified #53 Aquaman


Friday, February 29, 2008

Johnny Quick = Not Aquaman

More Fun 105 Aquaman Reference

This panel appears in More Fun #105, and may be the first reference to Aquaman outside of his own feature. Johnny Quick is recovering a gun that was thrown into a river because it was evidence of some murders.

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Tuesday, February 05, 2008

American Gladiators Aquaman Mention

On the February 4th American Gladiators, contestant Anthony mentioned before "The Wall" contest that his opponent was Spider-Man, but he didn't want to end up like Aquaman (i.e., in the water at the base of the Wall). For the record, his opponent made it up in record time but Anthony didn't do too shabby either, making it up without falling.


Friday, January 25, 2008


A nice little political commentary featuring Aquaman.

What he said.

Why you shouldn't dump seaweed bits down the drain.


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Friday, December 28, 2007


Aquaman Art by three artists.

Aquaman for Christmas Dinner.

Replica of Atlantis: an undersea graveyard.

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Sunday, December 02, 2007


Aquaman on The Big Bang Theory. That's a show, not his opinion on the universe (sadly).

The Comic Treadmill takes on Adventure Comics 460-463 and Adventure Comics 464-466 (not the high points of Aquaman's career).

Why doesn't DC make cool things like this ruler anymore?

Attack of the killer Jellyfish.

Rogue Waves and Saving Sailors.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The Simpsons

A pile of Aquaman references from The Simpsons for you...

First up is The Simpsons Comic #134, in which Homer gets into an altercation with a killer whale and...

Simpsons 134

"Think Homer, think! What would Aquaman do? Fish! I command you to attack the killer whale! Attack, I say!"


Next is the annual Bart Simpsons Treehouse of Horror comic, which had not one, but TWO Aquaman references. First up, from a tale about a mutant fish:

Simpsons Treehouse of Horror

And next up is one of three covers that Bart looks at in the comic shop when he desperately needs to use the restroom:

Simpsons Treehouse of Horror

But the real fun came in the most recently aired Simpsons episode, "Husbands and Knives", which featured comic book writers Alan Moore, Art Spiegelman and Daniel Clowes.

It also featured Bart looking at the Death of Superman:

Simpsons: Husbands and Knives

And the Death of Aquaman:

Simpsons: Husbands and Knives

Note that the two covers are identical except for Superman and Aquaman trading places, logos, and the super-pets. heh. Jack Pendarvis gets a shell for spotting and reporting this one before the show even aired in my area.

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Sunday, October 28, 2007


The 1967 Aquaman Halloween Costume at the Aquaman Shrine!

The Aquaman Shrine Interviews Bob Rozakis.

More Shrine: Aquaman in the Batman newspaper strip. I would love to see all the Aquaman appearances in the Batman and Superman newspaper strips. Those are pretty difficult to find, though.

The Comic Treadmill tackles the 1986 Aquaman series (the rest is here).

Jim Rugg on Aquaman:
Aquaman – cause he should be the greatest eye-candy, all-ages global adventure comic in the world, and well, have you seen Aquaman lately? I think this book has the potential to be incredible and like nothing else on the stands. It could really take advantage of all the breakthroughs in production that comics have undergone in the last 25 years and it could serve as an ambassador to capture new, young readers...
Golfer Woody Austin makes the most of his new nickname, gotten when he fell face-first into a water hazard.

Aquaman in model painting.

Extraordinary Creatures of the Deep. Be sure to check out the slideshow.

You Don't Know Jack: Aquaman Left Spyware on My Hard Drive... is it a superhero, or a computer program, or both?

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Sunday, September 09, 2007

Black Manta Sighting

Black Manta appears in Dr. Thirteen, which means I'm going to have to get it. Check out the story of Manta's appearance on artist Cliff Chiang's blog.

Black Manta in Dr 13

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Friday, September 07, 2007

Unexpected Aqualad Sighting

In the Final Issue of Action Philosophers (buy the collections!) on page 16, in a section entitled "6 Degrees of Francis Bacon", our hero Aqualad appears in a relational chain going from Plato to Francis Bacon.

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Monday, July 16, 2007

World Series of Pop Culture

Aquaman has made an appearance in the World Series of Pop Culture, as the answer to the following question:

A multi-episode arc on HBO's Entourage depicts actor Vincent Chase starring in what fictional superhero movie directed by James Cameron?

Sherita, representing Fragilay, got the answer correct (and answered quickly, too). Despite her clear intelligence, Sherita was eliminated in a tie breaker. I won't tell you how the full round finished up, but Sherita and her team were up against the defending champions, El Chupacabra, and the finish to the round was exciting.

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Sunday, March 25, 2007

Aquaman on The Simpsons

Yep, he made The Simpsons yet again. Jack Pendarvis reports: "Lisa is reading Shaw's Man and Superman while Bart is reading DC's Superman and Aquaman." Jack earns a shell for the catch.

Aquaman and Superman

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Friday, March 02, 2007

Interview with Tad Williams

Interview with Tad Williams, many thanks to Joe (who gets another shell for the sighting).

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

Aquaman in Alter Ego

Not only was Aquaman featured in Alter Ego #65 (the Nick Cardy special), he's also getting his own issue! Featuring information on Paul Norris and Ramona Fradon, Aquaman is the focus of Alter Ego #69. Make sure your comic shop knows you want it.

Alter Ego 69

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Monday, February 19, 2007


Aquaman appears in the Flying McCoys comic. This strip will likely only be available a couple of weeks.

Be sure to order Alter Ego #69: The Aquaman Special.

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Saturday, February 17, 2007

Preview of Aquaman #49

Mike Manley has some layouts from Aquaman #49 up on his blog, go take a look. Aquaman #49 comes out this Wednesday.

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Monday, February 12, 2007

Sightings and Links

In the episode of Smallville "Labyrinth", Clark is in an asylum. Eventually, he learns that everyone he thinks he knows is related to the asylum somehow, including a fellow inmate who turns out to be named Arthur Curry. Blink and you miss it, but it's an Aquaman sighting in an otherwise aqua-less episode of Smallville.

Labyrinth Arthur Curry

Speaking of Smallville, iFMagazine has an interview with Alfred Gough which talks a bit about the ill-fated Aquaman pilot:
There were a lot of different stories to tell on land and sea. The mythology, Atlantis, would have been a small portion of it. Every fourth episode would have dealt with some of that mythology. I think it could have been very interesting that we’re destroying their society and Atlantis has sort of turned into eco-terrorists – sending back people they’ve sort of reprogrammed as suicide bombers. There was an environmental angle to it that was very interesting and you could talk about politics in the way that the best of sci-fi can talk about it -- the way that BATTLESTAR GALACTICA does. It was definitely a cool show, we had a lot of good ideas for, the cast was certainly great. It was probably a bigger, epic show than SMALLVILLE.
Electra Woman and DynaGirl 2001 pilot (YouTube). Aquaman cameos at about 2:39 in, "They're serving halibut at the luncheon!". Thanks to Wil Radcliffe for the report.

Electra Woman and DynaGirl Aquaman 1Electra Woman and DynaGirl Aquaman 2

Dennis Doucette, who is a Prince of Weekiwachee, as seen in these images, has a couple of references for us.

First up is an episode of X-play on G4 TV. Here's a summary of the episode:
Memory Card: A psychotic serial killer who would conceal his identity by speaking through a modified R.O.B. robot. During the 2006 Halloween episode, Memory Card kidnapped a number of G4TV hosts and put them through a series of tortuous deaths. At the end of the episode, it was revealed that the person behind the "Memory Card" persona was actually Aquaman, who wanted revenge on X-Play for naming his Battle for Atlantis the worst game of all time.
Um. Ok.

The next one is a little more lighthearted... In the Jeopardy Teen Tournament on February 12th 2007, Aquaman was a clue. It was in the Jeopardy round, in the "Stamps" category. The first contestant to ring in got it wrong ("Who is Neptune?") but the second to ring in was correct.

Aquaman on Jeopardy

Go check out The Aquaman Shrine for yet another unique collectible, this time an empty but sealed soda pop can featuring Aquaman artwork and lettering in Arabic script. Hey Rob, put up some better pictures and see if someone can translate that sucker! And if anyone else runs across a second example of this, please send it my way. I'd like one of these.

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Friday, February 09, 2007

Sightings and Links

Sightings: Lorena again appears in 52 as a member of the Teen Titans. Aquaman is mentioned in Detective Comics.

An Interview with Tad Williams

The Pirana, another water-based superhero created by Aquaman writer Otto Binder (rhymes with tinder).

Aquaman to appear on Batman Cartoon.
"The Batman, which is nominated for a 2006-2007 Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Special Class Animation Program category, will focus its new season on the introduction of Batman's Justice League peers. Expect amped-up action and heightened stakes as Superman, Aquaman, The Flash and several others work in concert with Batman -- and even more of his amazing technological wonders -- to defend Gotham from a seemingly never-ending roster of super villains."

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Saturday, February 03, 2007

Aquaman Sightings

Although I knew about both these sightings, Hugo reminded me to post about them (Thanks Hugo, another shell for you!).

First up, in DC 52 Week 35, Lorena appears as a part of the Teen Titans, helping out in the hospital after the Fall. She's with Plastic Man's son, Offspring.

Lorena with Plas and Offspring

More recently, in DC 52 Week 39, Aquaman himself apparently appears. I say apparently because it's never specifically stated that he's Aquaman, as whatever has happened to Aquaman is already well on its way to finishing. If it is Aquaman, the transformation to half-magic water isn't done, as you can see his full face.

Aquaman with Ralph and the Helmet of Fate

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Saturday, January 27, 2007

Aquaman Reference - Mythbusters

Sighting reported by Aqua-Researcher Vincent P Bartilucci, who earns another shell for his collection. Sighting confirmed by Laura "Tegan" Gjovaag.

The January 24th 2007 episode of Mythbusters - "Underwater Car", featured two myths. The first regarded water differential when attempting to escape from a car that has gone into water, the second was about paper folding.

In the last segment of the show, going to commercial break before Adam's last two tests in the car, the narrator asks, "Next, has Adam learned how to channel Aquaman?"

Adam channeling Aquaman

For reference, if your car does somehow end up in the water and you have no tool with which to break the window, you have two opportunities to escape with your life. The first opportunity is to open the door right after your car hits the water, before the pressure of the water becomes too great. If you miss that opportunity, you need to remain calm, wait until the cabin of the car fills with water, hold your breath (channel Aquaman) and then open the door once the pressure has equalized. In the last segment of the show, after the Aquaman reference, Adam demonstrated the latter technique and did not need emergency help to escape the car.


Sunday, January 21, 2007


Note to myself... Aquaman references on The Simpson's:Further note: Craig Marshall has done an Aquaman song on his album Popular Crimes. Must buy it when I have money.

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Sunday, January 07, 2007

Homer's Prayer

Tonight's Simpsons ("The Wife Aquatic") had an Aquaman reference. Homer is drowning and says a prayer to the ocean.
Oh Mother Sea, giver of fish, taker of boats, toilet to the world! The Greeks call you Poseidon! The Romans... ...Aquaman! Look into thy starfish heart and protect our souls so we might live to go tubing on thee again!

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Saturday, November 18, 2006


Dr Sordid profiles Aquaman.

Vincent P Bartilucci reports an Aquaman mention. UPDATE: I confirmed the mention. It's in the first few moments of the episode Lost In Parking Space, Part One in which Clara is walking down the hall checking out the evil of her housemates. First she spots Xander using stem cells to cure leukemia, then she comes across Captain Hero with a woman in bed saying "Oh, come on baby, that fin rot I caught from Aquaman cleared up a long time ago!" to which Clara screams, "Ah, rampant lying!" as she points at Captain Hero. He races to the door, showing off his right arm, which is now a fin, with rotted bits. A porpoise laughs as he slams the door.

Fin Rot
You can read a bit more about Drawn Together on Wikipedia, with links to more reliable sources.

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Monday, September 25, 2006

Everyday Heroes

A New York photographer, Dulce Pinzón, did an exhibition of the "real superheroes" in New York, asking the people who are hard everyday workers to dress up as heroes for the photo shoot. The heroes involved included Aquaman:

Juventino Rosas as Aquaman in Dulce Pinzon's Photo Exhibit

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Aquaman in Indonesia?

If any Aquaman fan can translate this article for me, I'd appreciate it. The only automatic translator I found that would go from Indonesian to English was... confusing.

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Thursday, August 31, 2006

JLA Classified #26

Aquaman in JLA Classified

Nice use of the Waterbearer Aquaman, presumably this fits in just after Veitch's run and before he changed back into his old costume. He was at loose ends during that time, so JLA activity is probably a good fit. (SPOILER)I think his comments on not messing with nations fit Arthur as King, as he'd hardly want the Justice League to interfere with Atlantis when he ruled it.(END SPOILER) A nice little set-up story. Go read it.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Aquaman Related Books Shipping Today

JLA: Classified #26 will be out today, and definitely features Orin as Aquaman.

Action Comics #842 is also out today, and features Arthur Joseph.

Justice #7 is out today and apparently Aquaman is back in action.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Something for Your Favorite Aquaman Fan

Aquaman Boxers.

Aquaman Boxers

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Ramona Fradon Interview

A blast from the past, here's a Ramona Fradon Interview at Sequential Tart, done in May 2000. The interview discusses the origins and creation of Aqualad. Many thanks to Chris Long for the link.

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Wednesday, August 09, 2006


I suppose I should report on this prose novel by Devin Grayson, as in includes Aquaman. The novel, Inheritance, has gathered some criticism for its rather blatant subtext. It's supposed to be about the relationship of superheroes to their sidekicks... um. Well... read for yourself (profanity warning). And there is more here.

Galley Cat asked what was up.
So I shot off an email to Grayson and asked her how this all happened. She reminded me that as one of the comic book industry's few openly bisexual women creators, she's enjoyed working queer material into her stories throughout her career. "That said, I am also a contract worker when at DC crafting stories with licensed characters," she explained, "and my job at that time is to stick pretty close to previously established interpretations and guidelines, which is a necessary and satisfying aspect of this kind of work. In the licensed publication novels, we have more room, permission, and need than we usually do in the comics to explore character back story and culture." Despite that additional freedom, she's careful to point out that Inheritance is about father/son dynamics, not gay culture. "But are the characters in Inheritance aware of gay culture?" she asks rhetorically. "Sure. And they get to joke about it, just like I, as the narrator, get to joke about it. I'm joking with the reader, the characters are joking with each other."
I may not really enjoy it, but I do plan on getting a copy. If I do, I'll be sure to review it here for Aquaman fans.

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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Random Link

Hey Aquaman, Leave the Kids Alone. A Silver Age tale.

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

CBS Blog Report on Aquaman

CBS's Blogophile tackles the question of Aquaman, with quotes from various bloggers about the life imitating art aspect of the possible Aquaman movie.

I'd rather everyone picked up the comic book to check it out, personally.

And, yes, the Aquaman pilot is still the top video download on iTunes, with over 550 reviews now, still running an average of four stars. I think the show would've hit its intended audience perfectly.

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Saturday, July 29, 2006

Center of the Universe

I visited the Center of the Universe today (Fremont District, Seattle) and found a sign that indicates the location of Atlantis...

Center of the Universe Sign

In case you have trouble reading it, here's a close-up:

Center of the Universe Sign Detail

And, oh yeah, the Aquaman pilot is still the number one video download on iTunes.

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Aquaman Stays On Top

The Aquaman Pilot continues to be the top video download on iTunes. I'm wondering if the WB has made back the money spent on the pilot from the downloads? Since we don't have any actual numbers, we'll probably never know.

In other news, you can buy the Superhero Stamps, which feature two Aquaman stamps, at The Postal Store. You can also buy a book of postcards that features all twenty stamps as postage-paid postcards with a large version of the art on the front and a smaller stamp version of the art on the back.

When I bought my (first) set of stamps at the local post office, the clerk noted the words "Chapter One" at the bottom of the page and speculated that there might be more superhero stamps coming in future years.

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Sunday, July 23, 2006

Arthur Joseph Curry Action Figure

The new Aquaman has an action figure being showcased at San Diego Comicon. The figure is in the First Appearances wave 4, along with the new Blue Beetle, The new Atom, Warlord, and modern Martian Manhunter.

Action Figure Insider New Aquaman

This image is from Action Figure Insider, go check out the site for full size images and close-ups. Many thanks to Wally West888 for the heads-up on the new figure.

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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Coming Soon (DC Solicits for October)

Solicits for DC Comics due to ship in October have been posted on various websites: Comic Book Resources, Newsarama, Buzzscope, and The Official DC Site. Here's the Aquaman stuff I spotted:

Cover to Aquaman #46

Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis #46 begins a flashback story starring Orin and King Shark. Shipping October 18th.

Cover to Aquaman:SoA: Once and Future

The first six issues of Sword of Atlantis are collected in "Once and Future", due out November 15th.

Cover to Justice League Unlimited #26

Black Manta gets an ally to help attack Atlantis in Justice League Unlimited #26, due out October 4th.

Cover to Teen Titans Go! #36

A new member joins the Teen Titans in Teen Titans Go! #36, due out October 25th.

Kingdom Come Aquaman

At lastly, DC Direct tries again to bankrupt me with the Kingdom Come Aquaman, featured in Series 3 of the Kingdom Come action figures, due out March 21, 2007.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006

On The Way Home...

Grand Ave Detail from 2 July 2006

By the time you read this, the person who updates this page should be home or close to it. Wahoo. Vacation over... back to work.

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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Dennis As Aquaman

For a "super hero day" at his school, Dennis Doucette boldly dressed up as Aquaman.

Dennis Doucette as Aquaman

Dennis Doucette as Aquaman

Dennis Doucette as Aquaman

This is a time blog, prepared earlier and set off today by a friend. The owner of this page is currently off watching other people be goofy.

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Friday, July 14, 2006

3 Feet, Too Deep

Artie by the Pool

This is a time blog, prepared earlier and set off today by a friend. The owner of this page is currently off having fun.


Wednesday, July 12, 2006

I'm Away

Asilomar Artie

"Hi there! Artie here to tell you that the person who updates this page is off on an Adventure for the next few days. You should still get regular updates, but for the most part they won't contain any news, just images and such. Hey, even Aquaman Fans get a break sometimes."


Friday, July 07, 2006


Aquaman Link. Be warned, the page has sound, so you may want to lower the volume before visiting.

Via Tim.

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Thursday, July 06, 2006

Aquaman PJs in Superman Returns

I have not seen Superman Returns yet. I intend to see it once it's out on DVD. I hate going to movie theaters, so I save that "experience" for movies on my must-see-immediately list.

However, the news that there was an Aquaman reference in Superman Returns meant that it went a little higher on my list of DVDs to check out. Amusingly, someone thought it was important that I see at least images of the PJs even sooner than I see the movie itself. Many thanks to Steve for these images (and no, I'm not going to ask where he got them).

Aquaman PJs 1
Aquaman PJs 2
Aquaman PJs 3

Out of curiousity, for those who have actually seen the film, is this the best that the PJs showed up? I'm sure it was better on the big screen, but did the kid sit up or something so we got a better look at the design?

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Monday, July 03, 2006

Motivational Poster for Aquaman Fans

Keep Your Composure

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Sunday, July 02, 2006

Aquaman Sighting

Grand Avenue for July 2nd. This will be up for 30 days.

Many thanks to Pikachette for the catch.

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Friday, June 30, 2006

Peter David Wants Aquaman PJs

In a spoiler-filled post about Superman Returns, Peter David admits that he "loved the Aquaman pajamas, which had nothing to do with anything, but I want me a pair."

I haven't seen the movie yet, and probably won't for awhile. I'm also curious to see if it can beat Aquaman's fictional opening.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Ken Jennings and Aquaman?

Ken Jennings has a blog, and his first post name-drops Aquaman, Black Manta, and Ocean Master. Hmmmmm.


Sunday, June 25, 2006

Off Elsewhere...

Artie and Mt Shasta

"Hi there! Artie here to tell you that the person who updates this page was off having fun today, so there isn't any interesting entry to put here. Feel free to be annoyed. Thank you."


Thursday, June 22, 2006


Lose the fish.

Keith Olbermann mentioned that Britney Spears went to "Aqua Island, where she met Aquaman." No word on how that meeting went.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

DC Solicits for September

CBR, Newsarama, Comics Continuum, and DC Comics.

Aquaman is solicited, with a nice cover image:

Cover to Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis #45

I also noticed (thanks to an alert husband) that Aquaman is on the cover of Action Comics #843. But a quick check back shows that he's also on the cover of Action #842, due out in August, in a story that starts in Action #841, due out in July. In case you missed them, here are the cover appearances:

Action Comics #842 Cover Detail Action Comics #843 Cover Detail

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Monday, June 19, 2006


Apparently without explanation, the folks behind Entourage took out this ad in Variety:

Variety Ad

Just in case you missed the episode and didn't know how well the movie was doing...

By the way, if anyone can score me a copy of this issue of Variety, with the ad, I'd like to hear from you.

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Thursday, June 08, 2006

Aquaman Dunk

Aquaman Dunk by David3558

David3558 posted a link to this shoe creation over in the website comments. He used the Sneaker Templates at to create a shoe based on Aquaman's colors. I like it! I would wear it... yeah, even though it wouldn't go with any clothing I own.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Looking for Aquaman?

On Craigslist: SEEKING MALE ACTOR/ superhero
Reply to:
Date: 2006-05-30, 12:32PM EDT

Six Flags Great Adventure is seeking Actor to play AQUAMAN.

WE are seeking an attractive Male performer to portray the character of Aquaman in the theme park for personal appearances........Must be In excelent shape. 6 foot to 6'3. Muscular. Blonde hair or willing to dye. Great smile and good teeth.... ATV riding experience a plus but not necessary.

this is a full or part time job.. we are seeking several actors to play the role on a rotating basis. Imediate casting full time thru labor day.. then weekends until oct 31st.

Please email us pic resume or call for audition. ( please put aquaman casting in subject line) or call our office anytime at 732-928-2000 x 2225 and ask about aquaman casting.

We are also seeking performers to play other super heroes

- Job location is JACKSON NEW JERSEY
- Compensation: all rehersals and performances are paid. some housing assistance is availiable if performer needs to relocate for the summer
- Telecommuting is ok.
- no -- Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
- yes -- Phone calls about this job are ok.
- no -- Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
- yes -- Reposting this message elsewhere is OK.

This is a fine listing... but what I don't get is how on earth could telecommuting be "ok" for it?!??


Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Aqua-Character Sighting...

In Teen Titans #34, the first One Year Later issue, we get a single panel of Lorena as Aquagirl, arguing with Hawk. It's impossible to say when this panel took place, but it must have happened sometime in the missing year.

Lorena in Titans
Hawk: " c'n swim under-water like Aquaman but you can't talk to fish? We need kids with real power like Zatara and Miss Martian!"
Lorena: "Real power? What's yours birdie? I mean besides whining?"
Hawk: "Birdies eat fish. You know that, right?"
If you want to read the rest, go buy the book.

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Thursday, May 11, 2006

Aquaman's Cameo in 52 #1

Aquaman and Mera

This is almost it. There is also a shot of Aquaman's shoulder on the next page. Nothing else. No speaking roles.

What I'm more interested in is who that is just over Aquaman's shoulder. Is that Lorena? And, if so, who is she talking to?

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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Aquaman in 52

Yes, Aquaman does appear in the first issue of 52. The appearance, however, is basically a grade 5 cameo. In one scene he appears with Mera. As soon as I have a chance to fire up my scanner I'll post the tiny appearance here. Whatever happened to Orin happened after the first week of the year as described in 52.

In other news, I've been told by a semi-reliable source that Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis #42 was always going to ship on May 17th, but internal confusion set the Diamond shipping date earlier. As evidence, I was pointed to the shipping date for issue #43, which is also late in the month (although I notice there are two different shipping dates listed in Previews for issue #43). According to this source, DC had plans all along to change the shipping week of Aquaman. While this doesn't quite jibe with other sources, it seems plausible enough to pass along.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley attempts to hold his breath for 9 minutes. The Aquaman sighting comes right at the end of the video in the form of an illustration. Thanks to Chris for the sighting tip.

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Sunday, May 07, 2006

That's Really Cold


A kid asks Animal Man for an autograph, and then is disappointed... because he thought he was getting an autograph from Aquaman... how low can you go? Nice buns on Animal Man there, though.


Monday, May 01, 2006

Another Video

Oddly enough, Aquaman and Clone War Adventures seems to mash-up not too badly...

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