Arthur Curry, ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, the King of the Seven Seas wasn't always this; discover Aquaman's humble beginnings as told by comics legend Keith Giffen.
Born as Orin to Queen Atlanna and the mysterious wizard Atlan in the Atlantean city of Poseidonis he was abandoned as a baby on Mercy Reef above sea level. To any other Atlantean, this would have been fatal but Orin survived and traveled the wilds of the ocean until he was found by a lighthouse keeper and renamed Arthur Curry. Arthur eventually returns home to become the ruler of all of Atlantis and the oceans beyond.
Collects AQUAMAN SPECIAL #1, AQUAMAN #1-5 (1989 series).
Bonded to the Blue Beetle Scarab, teenager Jamie Reyes has no idea what he's doing with one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. But he's in luck, because his predecessor--Ted Kord--is back in the DC Universe and here to serve as the young hero's mentor! Alongside fellow teen hero Doctor Fate, this duo will have to learn how to be heroes on the fly!
Written by the legendary Keith Giffen (LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES) and illustrated by Scott Kolins (THE FLASH), Blue Beetle is back for a new generation as a part of DC Rebirth! Collects BLUE BEETLE: REBIRTH #1, BLUE BEETLE #1-5.
Rebirth honors the richest history in comics, while continuing to look towards the future. These are the most innovative and modern stories featuring the world's greatest superheroes, told by some of the finest storytellers in the business.
Honoring the past, protecting our present, and looking towards the future. This is the next chapter in the ongoing saga of the DC Universe. The legacy continues.
Jaime Reyes is more than your average high schooler. When he’s not awkwardly talking to girls and taking tests, he happens to be a superhero. With the powers granted to him by his bond with the mysterious Scarab, Jaime takes on evil as the legendary crime-fighter known as Blue Beetle!
But that all changes when an ancient evil has come to Jaime’s home city of El Paso to take possession of the Scarab...and use it to turn the world into a deadly hellscape! Now, without his powers, Jaime has to leave saving the world up to his more powerful friends, like Doctor Fate, OMAC and even his mentor, Ted Kord.
Will Jaime be able to step up and become the hero he’s meant to be, even without his powers? Find out in the next chapter the DC Rebirth series BLUE BEETLE VOL. 2: HARD CHOICES.
Classic comics writing team Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis (JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL, SCOOBY APOCALYPSE) and artist Scott Kolins (THE FLASH) continue the Rebirth of Blue Beetle! Collects BLUE BEETLE #6-12.