DC Comics fans were happy to see Jason Momoa get the classic costume from the comics in Aquaman, and here's the rundown on how he got his iconic look.
Big spoilers incoming for Aquaman, so if you haven't seen it yet do not look any further! Well, unless you want to, which in that case feel free.
Aquaman and Mera make it through the lethal Trench and end up on a mysterious island. The portal that took them there sent them careening through, and Mera is pulled up from the water by someone dressed like one of the Trench but obviously somehow different. This is revealed to be
She reveals that further inside is where Atlan sits on a throne holding the Trident of Atlantis (also known as the Trident of Neptune in the comics), waiting for the right person to come and inherit its power. To do so though someone has to pull it out of his hands, and the ground before him lays the skeletons of many who failed to do so.
Well, it doesn't help things that Atlan and the Trident are guarded by an ancient beast known as the
Aquaman then emerges from the tomb with the Trident in hand and slams it down on the ground, revealing the adopted armor and colors of King Atlan, which is the classic costume of Aquaman fans have come to know.
Aquaman is directed by James Wan and stars Jason Momoa (Arthur/Aquaman), Amber Heard (Mera), Nicole Kidman (Queen Atlanna), Patrick Wilson (Orm/Ocean Master), Willem Dafoe (Nuidis Vulko), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), Ludi Lin (Murk), Dolph Lundgren (King Nereus), Djimon Hounsou (The Fisherman King), Natalia Safran (Fisherman Queen), and Michael Beach (Jesse Kane).4comments
Aquaman is in theaters now.
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