The second Aqualad, Jackson Hyde, is a member of the Teen Titans who grew up unaware of his true heritage as son of the infamous villain Black Manta and a Xebellian woman, Lucia. Raised by his mother, he learned of his powers of control water and embarced the life of a hero as "Aqualad" while fighting off his conflicted identity as a son of a super villain.
- Although mistaken as tattoos, Jackson was born with the markings on his arm.
- Despite being half Xebellian, Jackson inherited their normal traits such as their big appetites and growth at twice the human rate.
- DC Comics Character Encyclopedia New Edition
- Teen Titans (2016) #11
- Teen Titans (2016) #6
- Aquaman (2016) #58