Black Manta will be the archenemy in Aquaman coming out December 21, 2018 by Warner Brothers. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will play the character of Black Manta. Mateen is famous for his roles in Baywatch (2017) and The Greatest Showman (2017)
Black Manta first appeared in Aquaman 35 (September 1967) published by DC Comics created by Bob Handy and Nick Cardy. Black Manta has a high tech battle suit and enhanced strength, agility and speed. His equipment allows him to project optic blast from his helmet.
A recent copy of Aquaman 35 CGC 7.0 sold for $595.00.