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DC Comics announces ‘Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular’

‘Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular’ will run 100 pages long and feature many different creators.

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Today, DC Comics has officially announced the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular which will be a 100-page anthology comic celebrating Aquaman and available in comic book shops on August 31st. The giant-sized one-shot is joining a series of one-shot spectacular’s which have featured Joker, Catwoman, Green Lantern, and Robin to name a few. With Aquaman’s first appearance in 1941’s More Fun Comics #73, the special one-shot will feature a treasure trove of talent.

That talent includes stories by Dan Jurgens, Geoff Johns, Brandon Thomas, Chuck Brown, Stephanie Phillips, Michael Moreci, Marguerite Bennett, Dan Watters, Jeff Parker, Becky Cloonan and Francis Manapul. They’ll be joined by some of the most prolific artists in comics, including Steve Epting, Paul Pelletier, Valentine de Landro, Hendry Prasetya, Pop Mhan, Trungles, Miguel Mendonça, Evan “Doc” Shaner, and more.

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Customary of the series, the one-shot will feature variant covers celebrating the character throughout the decades. Here’s the full lineup of variant covers and artists by decade:

  • 1940’s variant cover by Michael Cho
  • 1950’s variant cover by Ramona Fradon
  • 1960’s variant cover by Walt Simonson
  • 1970’s variant cover by José Luis García-López
  • 1980’s variant cover by Chuck Patton and Kevin Nowlan
  • 1990’s variant cover by Yvel Guichet
  • 2000’s variant cover by Becky Cloonan
  • 2010’s variant cover by Robson Rocha

DC Comics announces 'Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular'

Fans can pickup this special for $9.999 with a card stock variant priced at $10.99.

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

Since his first appearance in November 1941’s More Fun Comics #73, Arthur Curry, a.k.a. Aquaman, has defended the Seven Seas and the DC Universe itself from all manner of threats. On August 31, DC and Aqua-fans alike can celebrate the legacy of the Atlantean Sea King, with the release of the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular.

Some of the greatest names in comics will contribute their storytelling firepower to this 100-page collector’s item – writers Dan Jurgens, Geoff Johns, Brandon Thomas, Chuck Brown, Stephanie Phillips, Michael Moreci, Marguerite Bennett, Dan Watters, Jeff Parker, Becky Cloonan and Francis Manapul. They’ll be joined by some of the most prolific artists in comics, including Steve Epting, Paul Pelletier, Valentine de Landro, Hendry Prasetya, Pop Mhan, Trungles, Miguel Mendonça, Evan “Doc” Shaner, and more.
In addition to a stunning cover by the iconic team of Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular will feature eight “decade” themed card stock variant covers, portraying the marine monarch throughout the years:

Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular.

  • 1940’s variant cover by Michael Cho
  • 1950’s variant cover by Ramona Fradon
  • 1960’s variant cover by Walt Simonson
  • 1970’s variant cover by José Luis García-López
  • 1980’s variant cover by Chuck Patton and Kevin Nowlan
  • 1990’s variant cover by Yvel Guichet
  • 2000’s variant cover by Becky Cloonan
  • 2010’s variant cover by Robson Rocha

This all-star-filled anthology spans across the ocean king’s legacy, not just celebrating his own triumphs but also those of his greatest allies and enemies. The main cover version of this 100-page blockbuster is priced at $9.99, with each card stock variant priced at $10.99.

For the latest news on the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular, be sure and check out the DC website at www.dccomics.com, and follow on social media @DCComics and @thedcnation.

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