Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet Your Aquaman

Oh, Aquaman. Possibly the least “super” of all the Super Friends—including Batman, who doesn’t even have any powers—it’s easy to imagine him sitting by his phone while the rest of the Justice League are out crushing the bad guys. Superman has Aquaman’s phone number saved in case Lex Luthor ever decides to commit some sort of ocean crime, maybe, but then again—Superman can almost certainly handle himself just fine underwater, so what’s really the point?

That’s a question for Zach Snyder, because he just put Aquaman in his Batman VS. Superman: Dawn of Justice movie—which is getting pretty crowded. At this point, we’ve got Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane and, yes, Aquaman. And Aquaman will played by Jason Momoa, who Game of Thrones fans will remember as Daenerys’ short-lived horse-riding warrior prince husband, Khal Drogo. That means there wasn’t anything to those Matt Damon rumors, which would have made this movie about a hundred times better …

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