1941 saw the debut of many superheroes, including the first appearance of DC Comics “King of the Seven Seas”, Aquaman, in November 1941’s More Fun Comics #73.
On August 31, fans can celebrate the legacy of Arthur Curry with the release of the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular.
The leviathan-sized comic features a plethora of former and new Aquaman writers and artists, with writers Dan Jurgens, Geoff Johns, Brandon Thomas, Chuck Brown, Stephanie Phillips, Michael Moreci, Marguerite Bennett, Dan Watters, Jeff Parker, Becky Cloonan and Francis Manapul and artists Steve Epting, Paul Pelletier, Valentine de Landro, Hendry Prasetya, Pop Mhan, Trungles, Miguel Mendonça, and Evan “Doc” Shaner adding to the celebration.
In addition to the standard cover (pictured below) by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, similar to the upcoming Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular in June, the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular will feature eight “decade” themed card stock variant covers by some of the best cover artists in the business, including a 1940’s variant cover by Michael Cho, a 1950’s variant cover by Ramona Fradon, a 1960’s variant cover by Walt Simonson, a 1970’s variant cover by José Luis García-López, a 1980’s variant cover by Chuck Patton and Kevin Nowlan, a1990’s variant cover by Yvel Guichet, a 2000’s variant cover by Becky Cloonan, and a 2010’s variant cover by Robson Rocha.
This all-star-filled anthology is priced at $9.99, with each card stock variant priced at $10.99.
Look for more anniversary issues from DC Comics in the near future as many other heroes will soon be reaching the historic milestone enjoyed by Aquaman and Green Arrow,