Adventure Comics 256

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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"
Artist: Ramona Fradon
Editor: Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)
Ship Date: 27 Nov 1958
Cover Price: $0.10
Page Count: 6
Character Appearances: Aquaman, Topo

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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.