Some heroes get no respect on the innernets.
Time to change that… Welcome to Ten Things!
Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Basic Contrarianism, Presents:
TEN BEST “WORST HEROES!”
A rare case of a well-known hero who gets no respect, I attribute much of the Aquaman derision to the Hanna-Barbera Superfriends cartoon. Shackled by educational standards, a no-violence clause and occasional writing issues, Superfriends made a specific point of including plot points to capitalize on Mr. Curry’s amphibious status, creating the impression that he was only useful in specialized aquatic disasters. Unlike Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, there haven’t been any more high-profile Aquaman movies or television shows in the ensuing years to offset the implication that he does nothing but “talk to fish.”