In between recording his debut live comedy DVD, performing live comedy, recording TV shows and fronting glam metal sensation “Boner Contention” Dave found time to play the role of Aquaman in Severe Comedy’s YouTube Parody series “The Justice Lease“.
The Justice Lease is a five episode YouTube series that shows Superman, Batman, Hulk and Aquaman in the most realistic fashion ever attempted – living in a sharehouse in metro-suburban Australia. The show is about real-life, dramatic parodies of these iconic characters and explores how having superpowers doesn’t do the dishes for you. Like everyone else, the four have demanding day-to-day obligations and complex relationships with those they live with. Plus they have to live up to their Hollywood on screen persona’s.
With the stress of the upcoming release of “Man of Steel”, Superman (Paul Ayre) feels he shouldn’t have to be relegated to the household chores. However, being less popular than Batman (Andrew Steel) after the highly successful Dark Knight trilogy, he’s not exactly someone everyone is clamouring to be saved by.
But it could be worse. He could be Aquaman (Dave Eastgate).
Having been exiled from Atlantis after it became a democracy, Aquaman left the sea and joined the Justice Lease in Australia. Unfortunately powers like “super fast swimming” and “talking to marine reptiles” are largely redundant on land and render him useless on the crime fighting front. As a result he is battling depression and self-worth issues. Batman has become his hero and his ultimate aim is to be an extra in the next batman movie…