This is the sweet sixteenth in a series of examinations of comic book urban legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous fifteen.
COMIC URBAN LEGEND: Steve Skeates reworked an unused issue of Aquaman as an issue of another comic for ANOTHER company - TWICE!
Pretty remarkable, eh?
The last issue of Aquaman's initial comic run wad #56, which was released in 1971, written by Steve Skeates. The issue ended on a cliffhanger - Aquaman had just caused the destruction of an evil satellite when armored guards burst into the control room he was using...and that was IT! No more Aquaman!
However, Steve Skeates was not done there.
I will let John Wells, filling in for Bob "The Answer Man" Rozakis in a column a few years back, fill you all in on the rest: