He is currently the Editor-in-Chief at Comics Nexus. Here he found his powers far more effective, figuring out that he had greater control over water. Now unwilling to let crime go unpunished, the heroes of our world must choose if they are with Superman or against him. As one might guess, he frequently encountered Aquaman after trying to steal from other ships or while attempting to drown passengers. But he has a long bloody journey across the surface world in front of him, and he might not make it back! Without the object of his hatred, how will Manta claim his final vengeance against the man who killed his father? Well, hop onto the giant seahorse of history what? Aquaman, who was visiting his friend the Professor, fought the frogmen. He has also been a member of , the , the , the and the. He also discovered himself growing to gargantuan proportions.
I did not grow up reading comics. Limitation: Energy Absorption is limited to electrical energy. Using a tracker Orm put on Mera, Murk is able to track them down and Orm sends out a search for her and Aquaman, while Nereus threatens to end their alliance if Mera is killed instead of captured, which Orm gives his word. Tags: , , , , , John Babos John is a long-time pop culture fan, comics historian, and blogger. He offers him an opportunity to leave forever but instead challenges him to a duel in a ring of underwater lava for the throne of Atlantis. Because she looks a lot like his wife and is closely related to her, Aquaman always struggles when going up against Siren.
But The Eel managed to overcome his lame monikers, gaining formidable new powers that could allow this Z-grade baddie to become an actual, honest-to-goodness threat. He is one of the primary villains of the Aquaman series alongside. We look at more villain titles and let you know who they are and what makes them so villainous. Seeing Aquaman and Atlantis as interlopers in her oceans, Nuliajuk has tried to use her army of sea creatures to destroy the underwater city on numerous occasions. When the Sea King followed the drug runners back to their floating marina base, he was shocked to discover his old foe the Fisherman in charge. How do you feel taking on a villain role in a more conventional movie, shall we say? Sometime after becoming King, Orm plotted to wage a war against the surface dwellers, causing him to become a powerful tyrant as well as to devise a wide master plan to destroy the surface and the humanity as one by uniting all the seven kingdoms in the Seven Seas into a grand war. Aquaman can talk to fish — control fish, even.
Once Nereus realized that Mera had not fulfilled her mission to end Aquaman and had married him instead, he grew enraged with jealousy. Dead Water boasts the ability to transform its hosts into clawed, fanged monstrosities which are able to become and traverse the catalyst of water needed for the change. Families can sure be wacky. You've got Triton, petulant son of Poseidon. Pitting Aquaman against such a powerful, mindless foe could certainly make for an interesting sequel. Professor Enos Snark 284 May 1961 Scientist that provided advanced technology to pirates in exchange for a percentage of the loot.
Under his mask is a thuggish face with a black mustache. The Origin Even after the whole murdering a baby thing, Black Manta didn't have a proper origin story. The Dead King, or Atlan as he was known when he still lived, was the first ruler of Atlantis, back before the city sank beneath the waves. Or, he was the mercenary and son of a scientist. The villain has gone through many iterations since his debut in 1967, but his most consistent quality has remained: an absolute hatred of Aquaman.
An epic, sweeping story with a freaky villain that looks like Davy Jones and the Night King had a baby? Born with blonde hair and a penchant for speaking to sea life, the Atlantean villain Kordax has a lot in common with Arthur Curry. This is mostly due to his affinity for necromancy, or the ability to raise those who have passed on. He snapped and turned to crime. Pixel tags We use pixel tags, which are small graphic files that allow us and our trusted third party partners to track your Website usage and collect usage data, including the number of pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, what you click on next, and other information about your Website visit. For further information regarding cookies and how to manage them, please see. Hand to Hand combat and Powers that have a Range of Touch may only be used to attack each other although the attacker must still cover the distance between himself and his target in order to attack in this manner.
Although the Ocean Master is probably Aquaman's most powerful foe, he is not the most dangerous. He has proven to be scary good at finding sunken artifacts. Ocean Master then orders Aquaman to kill him as mercy is not part of Atlantean philosophy. One of the few Aquaman villains to appear in the comic book. In the present, the Dead King returned to take the crown of Atlantis from Aquaman.
It is never clearly explained why the Fisherman seeks revenge — perhaps for his incarceration. This time the Sea King was hung on an oversize fishhook and slowly lowered into a crossfire ring of laser rifles. I searched for this on bing. None of his recorded appearances bear this out; although a hook is sometimes seen on the end of his line it does not seem to be meant to cause any significant damage. It will throw the oceans down upon it! We have reviewed our partners privacy policies to ensure that they comply with similar policies in order to ensure your data security.
After all, how can a guy in a diving suit outsmart a whole civilization that can breathe underwater? He was paid by Dr. He is an outsider who must coexist with people who fear and reject him. There's only one reason we put this B-rated villain on our list of Aquaman antagonists: Porm. Cover-to-cover action, with the fate of Wakanda, T'Challa and Storm hanging in the balance. That news triggered Aquaman… …causing him to want space… …resulting in Mera lashing out! Where will one of the most lethal villains alive turn his rage when he begins a new mission? Allow us to introduce you to the truly scary Dead King. Hila, twin sister of Queen Mera, was framed for a crime and sentenced for exile, where she fell in with a crowd of fellow exiles and plotted the downfall of Atlantis. Log Files Like most standard Web site servers, we use log files.