209 – Aquaman also has an Atlantis

A panel from the Aquaman story in More Fun #87, November 1942
A panel from the Aquaman story in More Fun #87, November 1942

Aquaman brings the concept of Atlantis further into its mythos in November 1942. At this point, Aquaman still got his powers from his scientist father who discovered how to live underwater, but this is the first time an actual Atlantis is seen in the Aquaman stories.

In this story, Moses, er, Jor-El, er Milo is an unheeded prophet, er, scientist, who is ignored until it is too late and Atlantis’ fate is sealed…