A new Young Justice: Outsider released via Entertainment Weekly has revealed that Kaldur’ahm take on the mantle of Aquaman on the upcoming animated TV series. Kaldur’ahm is one of two fictional superheroes codenamed Aqualad was created by Brandon Vietti, Greg Weisman and Phil Bourassa for the television series Young Justice, and voiced by Khary Payton. He was adapted in DC Comics mainstream by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis, under the name Jackson Hyde in Brightest Day #4 (August 2010).
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“We established back in season 1 that King Orin was training Kaldur to take his place as Aquaman,” producer Greg Wiesman says. “Aquaman was also King of Atlantis, which to most people would be a full-time job, and yet he also had to be in the Justice League as Aquaman, which was a lot on his plate. His game plan was to train Kaldur’ahm to be the new Aquaman so he could go back to being King of Atlantis, which was plenty. What you’ll see in this season is that after everything that’s happened in season 1 and season 2, and the leadership qualities that Kaldur has shown, Orin looks at Kaldur and says, ‘You’re ready.’ It’s a pretty momentous year for him.”
Young Justice: Outsiders animated television series third Season, will air 4th January 2019, on Warner Bros’ new DC Comics digital platform which launch in 2018, alongside a live-action Titans series based on DC Comics’ Teen Titans characters. The animated series new season will see Traci Thirteen and Spoiler join the teen of the young superheroes including Katana and Geo-Force.
Warner Bros. Animation’s official synopsis reads, “In Young Justice, the teenage Super Heroes of the DC Universe come of age in a world of super powers, Super-Villains and super secrets. Used strategically as the secret covert weapon of the Justice League, Nightwing, Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and a host of others strive to prove to their legendary mentors, as well as to themselves, that they have what it takes to be heroes.“