I hate the sea!: Black Manta has the most messed up origin

#1 Posted by EisforExtinction (1863 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Manta has a jacked up origin story. Like MESSED UP.

#2 Posted by Watch Dog (834 posts) - - Show Bio

Why? But while we're on the subject I think  Black Manta deserves more evil cred than he gets I mean he killed Aquaman's son. 

#3 Posted by EisforExtinction (1863 posts) - - Show Bio
@Watch Dog: Because he liked the sea, got abused as a kid on a boat, waved to Aquaman to save him but Aquaman didn't see, Black Manta vowed to control the sea, and then killed his captors. MESSED UP!
#4 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio
@EisforExtinction: oh wow, that reminds me of the Aquaman scene in Family Guy, actually every time I think of Aquaman now I remember that scene...hilarious stuff 
 
but you are right, that is pretty messed up, I bet that was the last time Aquaman didn't see someone get sexually assaulted on a boat
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#5 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (18976 posts) - - Show Bio

Everyone be aware! Geoff Johns said on his Twitter that Black Manta is doing something big

#6 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio
@aztek the lost: Which one? :P
#7 Posted by joshmightbe (24764 posts) - - Show Bio

ive always been thrown off by the helmet
#8 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nobody said:
" @aztek the lost: Which one? :P "
there's more then one? to be honest I don't watch the show all the time, though it is funny, I was talking about the scene with the guy assaulting a woman on the beach and she's shouting for help and Aquaman's just talking about how if the guy would be doing that in the water, then he would be in trouble :D
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#9 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio
@aztek the lost said:
" @Nobody said:
" @aztek the lost: Which one? :P "
there's more then one? to be honest I don't watch the show all the time, though it is funny, I was talking about the scene with the guy assaulting a woman on the beach and she's shouting for help and Aquaman's just talking about how if the guy would be doing that in the water, then he would be in trouble :D "
LMAO!
 
I remember another one where he calls a fish to get him a beer, and to try to keep the salt water out of it:P
#10 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nobody: haha! Aquaman is such a fun guy to mock :P
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#11 Posted by EisforExtinction (1863 posts) - - Show Bio
@Emperor Gonzo Noir: Yeah, that's why I looked him up. Maybe he'll get a different origin that depresses me less.
#12 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (18976 posts) - - Show Bio
@EisforExtinction:
isn't it the one with him being comfortable in cold water but in pain with linen sheets?
#13 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Black Manta. He along with Ocean Master don't get the respect they deserve, then again neither does their nemesis.

#14 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (18976 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nighthunter:
the tragedy is that people like him better now that he's dead
#15 Edited by NightFang (10271 posts) - - Show Bio

They should bring Aquaman back and show just how badass he can be and how sick, twisted and evil Black Manta and Ocean Master can really be. 

#16 Posted by ARMIV (3876 posts) - - Show Bio
@NightFang said:
" They should bring Aquaman back and show just how badass he can be and how sick, twisted  and evil Black Manta and Ocean Master can really be.  "
#17 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio
@Emperor Gonzo Noir said:
" @Nighthunter: the tragedy is that people like him better now that he's dead "
you don't know what you have until you lose it.....
 
@NightFang said:
" They should bring Aquaman back and show just how badass he can be and how sick, twisted  and evil Black Manta and Ocean Master can really be.  "
Johns has said that after his building of Sinestro and Professor Zoom (along with their enemies Hal and Barry) the next villain that would get that threatment in 2010 by him was Black Manta. He also has put Mera in the spotlight of Blackest Night and has expressed interest in continuing his writing with the character. He was the one that gave the idea to JT. Krul to make Tempest the new King of Atlantis and he is a big fan of both him and Aquaman. I just can't imagine not having both Aquaman and Tempest returning from the dead and followed up by a new ongoing written by Johns. He has besides Flash and Green Lantern another 3 unamed projects. (with Gary Frank, Ivan Reis and Rag Morales respectively) post Blackest Night so I bet Aquaman has to be one of them
#18 Posted by kore (368 posts) - - Show Bio
@NightFang said:
" They should bring Aquaman back and show just how badass he can be and how sick, twisted and evil Black Manta and Ocean Master can really be.  "
Aquaman a badass? One of his archenemies is armed with a fishing pole.
#19 Posted by Quest (107 posts) - - Show Bio

black mantas origin story is bad but he is bad ass and it would be awesome geoff johns to work on aquaman   

#20 Posted by EisforExtinction (1863 posts) - - Show Bio

He was a freakin' psychopath in Brightest Day #1. He doesn't seem to want to be best friends with Aquaman.

#21 Posted by jloneblackheart (5486 posts) - - Show Bio
@EisforExtinction: I think Blank Manta was the most exciting thing in the issue.
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#22 Posted by EisforExtinction (1863 posts) - - Show Bio
@jloneblackheart said:
" @EisforExtinction: I think Blank Manta was the most exciting thing in the issue. "
Yeah, I liked the Aquaman raising the dead sea creatures too but Black Manta stole the show.
#23 Posted by MoonKnightFan123 (270 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Manta got molested?!

#24 Posted by batflasharrow96 (445 posts) - - Show Bio
@Quest: His origin story is not bad at all. In fact it's very sad and unique.

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