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Released in 1972, Aquaman was part of the first wave of World's Greatest Super-Heroes sold by Mego (alongside Superman, Batman, and Robin).

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 WAVE ONE 

Type 1 Aquaman
Between 1971 and 1976, Aquaman was available on a Type 1 body with metal rivet joints. Type 1 Aquaman was sold in a solid box, window box, and on the Kresge-style card.

Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman with Sewn Sleeves and Green Leggings

Early examples (solid box and 1st version Kresge card) can have yellow leggings. Some "transition" figures (one yellow legging and one green legging) have also been found.

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman with Green Leggings (Left), with One Green and One Yellow Legging (Middle) and with Yellow Leggings (Right)

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman with Yellow Leggings

Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman with One Green Legging and One Yellow Legging

Originally, Aquaman's outfit had "sewn sleeves," which later Type 1 examples lack.

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman Outfit with Sewn Sleeve (Left) and Non-Sewn Sleeve (Right)

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman with Non-Sewn Sleeve Outfit

Type 2 Aquaman
Between 1976 and 1983, Aquaman was available on a Type 2 body with plastic joints. Late examples have a vinyl belt emblem. Type 2 Aquaman was sold in a window box and on the standard card.

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Pictured Above: Type 2 Aquaman with Vinyl Belt Emblem (1979)

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Pictured Above: Aquaman Paper Sticker Emblem (Left) and Vinyl Heat Transfer Emblem (Right)

Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman in 1st Generation Window Box

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman in 2nd Generation Window Box

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Pictured Above: Type 2 Aquaman in 6th Generation Window Box

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Aquaman on 1st Generation Kresge-Style Card (1972)

Pictured Above: Type 2 Aquaman on Standard Card (1976)

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Aquaman's teen sidekick Aqualad was released as part of the Teen Titans in 1977.

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Pictured Above: 8" Aquaman (left) and 7" Aqualad (Right)

Foreign Releases
Aquaman was produced for foreign markets and sold by distributors in Mexico (Lili Ledy) and Colombia (Rimax Carvajal). Unlike the other Wave One figures (Superman, Batman, and Robin), Aquaman was not produced by Basa in Peru.

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Pictured Above: Colombian Rimax Carvajal (Left) and Mexican Lili Ledy Aquaman (Right)

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Pictured Above: Lili Ledy Aquaman (Mexico)

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Pictured Above: Rimax Carvajal Aquaman (Colombia)

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