Black Manta invaded Atlantis with his troops while Aquaman was away. The whole attack was a diversion to get a giant ancient star fish that was still alive frozen in ice. Aqualad's interference caused his mission to fail, so he destroyed the starfish. He then reported to the Light.
5 Years Later
Black Manta has become a more prominent member of the Light, replacing Ocean Master. He allowed his son Kaldur to join him, and gives him is trust after completing a series of missions and secret tests.
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the television series Young Justice and its tie-in comic book series. It is an adaptation of Black Manta. The original character was created by Bob Haney and Nick Cardy and first appeared in Aquaman #35.
- Black Manta is voiced by Khary Payton.
- 13 Appearances of Black Manta (Earth-16)
- 3 Images featuring Black Manta (Earth-16)
- 1 Quotations by or about Black Manta (Earth-16)
- Character Gallery: Black Manta (Earth-16)
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