Get ready for the upcoming feature film Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, with this tale featuring the King of Atlantis himself!
Arthur Curry is a man of two worlds. Six years ago he was a surface dweller, raised as the son of a lighthouse keeper. Then his destiny was revealed, and young Arthur Curry claimed his birthright: the throne of Atlantis.
But his reign was brief. When the surface world was threatened, he joined the team of heroes called the Justice League, leaving the rule of his kingdom behind.
But even underwater, the past will not stay buried. A sinister force is pushing Aquaman's two worlds to war. As the oceans rise to drown his new home, can Aquaman broker peace with the people he left behind? If he does not reclaim his throne, the throne may well claim his life...
Aquaman: War for the Throne is an epic tale of conflict and conquest from the creative team of Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock), Paul Pelletier (Justice League) and Ivan Reis (Superman)! Collects Aquaman #0, #14-16 and Justice League #15-17 from the New 52 series.
About the Author
Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of the New York Times best-selling graphic novels Aquaman: The Tranch, Blackest Night, Green Lantern: the Sinestro Corps War, Justice League: Origin, Superman: Brainiac and Batman: Earth One, which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics.
Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman: The Movie. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote Superman: Last Son, featuring the return of General Zod. Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow and Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. He is the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment and resides in Los Angeles, California.
"It's dramatic, engaging, and expertly rendered." —IGN