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Aquaman is the King of Atlantis, a domain which encompasses the entire ocean. He owns 70% of the planet. He is super strong, super fast, and he can summon Cthulhu to eat your soul if he felt like it. [...] I don't make fun of Aquaman..
"He can read minds? The power of Heart lets him read minds? That doesn't make him useless, that actually makes him more valuable!"
— Linkara, Atop the Fourth Wall
People always think the "heart" kid was ripped off, but imagine how he's doing now that he's thirty and cruising the bar scene... "Hey pretty lady, can I buy you a drink?" "No thanks, I'm just waiting for—" "HEART!" "Forget the drink, let's go out back right now!"
— io9 commenter
... and heart is the only superpower you need.
Ma-Ti, yours is the greatest power of all; because without a Heart to guide them, the other powers are useless.
— Gaia on Captain Planet and the Planeteers (episode 1, A Hero for Earth).