Over the years, Aquaman, given his fish-talking ways, has gotten a hard-to-shake reputation as one of the goofiest of superheroes. As part of their ever expanding DCEU, Warner Bros. has attempted to cast Arthur Curry as a shirtless, tattooed badass, who looks like an outerwear model and talks like a frat bro. He's played by Jason Momoa, a.k.a. the Dothraki hunk Khal Drogo. My man!
But try as they might to make Aquaman look "cool" and not "lame," the latest marketing for his upcoming solo movie suggests that old, dorky habits die incredibly hard.
Take, for instance, the most recent poster, which debuted this week.