AQUAMAN: THE BECOMINGThe critically acclaimed miniseries that graduates Jackson Hyde from Aqualad to Aquaman is now available in one volume! Jackson Hyde finally has it all. Mentors who support him, a community that loves him, an honest relationship with his mother, and access to Aquaman’s private training facility in Atlantis. Well, he had it all-until that training facility and half the Atlantean palace got blown to kingdom come with Jackson inside. Now Jackson stands accused of wrecking the life he worked so hard to build as a mysterious new villain stalks him from the shadows. Aqualad’s going to need all his skills, wit, and cunning just to prove his own innocence, let alone inherit the name Aquaman! Plus-revisit Jackson Hyde’s first appearance as Aquaman on an adventure with Arthur Curry’s daughter in DC’s not-so-distant future! Collects Aquaman: The Becoming #1-6 and Future State: Aquaman #1-2.
AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #5All roads lead to Xebel! Jackson Hyde’s made some daring escapes in his time on the run, but there’s no avoiding the reunions that his underwater motherland has in store for him. Both surprise family time and a long-awaited romantic interlude leave Jackson questioning his life on the surface. And with all the problems Jackson left behind in Atlantis, it’s getting harder not to ask himself-is Xebel where he really belongs?
AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #1Jackson Hyde finally has it all. Mentors who support him, a community that loves him, an honest relationship with his mother, a cute new guy in Amnesty Bay who’s caught his eye, and access to Aquaman’s private training facility in Atlantis. Well, he had it all-until that training facility and half of the Atlantean palace got blown to kingdom come with Jackson in them. Now Jackson stands accused of wrecking the life he worked so hard to build. Aqualad’s going to need all of his skills, wit, and cunning just to prove his own innocence, let alone graduate from sidekick to Aquaman!
AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #6Final issue, leading directly into the Aquamen #1 launch! Alongside family old and new, Jackson Hyde races to stop the next big undersea terrorist attack-and this time, Mera’s the target! But if he hopes to overcome his greatest enemy yet and protect the people he loves most, he’ll have to stop waiting for someone to give him permission to lead. It’s time for Jackson to reach out and take the mantle of Aquaman!
AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #2Someone launched a terrorist attack on Atlantis, and Jackson Hyde is the prime suspect! Despite Mera’s best efforts to defend Jackson against the accusations of the Atlantean guard, the evidence is mounting and time’s running out. How far will Jackson go to prove his innocence?
AQUAMAN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1After defending the seven seas for eight decades, it’s time to throw Aquaman a party! 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. We look at his ongoing romance with Mera, his bitter rivalry with Black Manta, his brotherly conflict with Ocean Master, and the inspiration he lends to younger heroes like Tempest and Jackson Hyde, the newest Aqualad. It would not be an Aquaman celebration without also looking at how he’s changed over the years, including a brand-new tale of Bombshells Aquaman. This special brings together Aqua talent past, present, and future, including reuniting fan-favorite creative teams such as Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier, Dan Jurgens and Steve Epting, alongside Dan Watters and Miguel Mendonca. Plus, two of the stories are prequels to two new Aquaman miniseries launching in September, kicking off another 80 years of undersea adventure!