Aquaman #39 cover by Rafa Sandoval

Aquaman #39 Review: Atlantis Against the Suicide Squad

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Mera struggles to gain control of the geopolitical situation Atlantis now that the nation has risen to the surface. She stands resolute, though, and she won't stop until peace has been attained. Meanwhile, the U.S. is making a show of flying military jets over Atlantis and moving submarines into the water around the […]

Aquaman #38 cover by Stjepan Sejic

Aquaman #38 Review: A Finale a Year in the Making

Dolphin arrives to help, but her powers are greatly overshadowed by those of Rath and the Dark Finally, when all seems loss, Queen Mera and the armies of Xebel arrive to save Atlantis and its people The battle is renewed, and all hands are on deck to save the undersea kingdom.[caption id="attachment_894489" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aquaman[...]

Aquaman #37 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Aquaman #37 Review: Aquaman the Assassin

In the Silent School, Vulko, Dolphin, King Shark, and Ondine reason with the fallen Atlantean advisors in the hopes of getting an edge on the Abyssal Dark, the demonic power upon which Corum Rath draws.[caption id="attachment_868551" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aquaman #37 cover by Stjepan Sejic[/caption]The final siege against Rath continues in this issue of Aquaman[...]

Aquaman #36 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

Aquaman #36 Review: Setting Up the Final Battle of Kings

In the Silent School’s library, Mother Cetea, Vulko, Ondine, Dolphin, and King Shark search for some magical way to stop Rath’s new powers.[caption id="attachment_847134" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aquaman #36 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi[/caption]Aquaman and Corum Rath at last encounter one another again in this issue The moment these past few Aquaman arcs have been[...]

Aquaman #35 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

Aquaman #35 Review: Meeting Old Friends and Squid People

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Elders of Atlantis finally begin to turn on King Corum Rath. The Undercurrent, led by King Shark and Jurok Byss fight the Drift down in the Ninth Tride. The transformed Cadaver spreads his new diseased form to the Drift, and this begins to turn the tide in the Ninth. The Aquaman finally […]

Aquaman #33 cover by Stjepan Sejic

Aquaman #33 Review: A Beautiful Crescendo to a Great Story

This issue is wall-to-wall action, as our beloved Arthur Curry takes the fight to Rath’s regime with the help of Dolphin, Jurok Byss, and a giant kronosaur named Thrasher.While there is a lot to be said of the excellent build-up and tension Abnett used to make this issue such a gripping battle, Riccardo Federico and[...]

Aquaman #32 cover by Stjepan Sejic

Aquaman #32 Review: Who Will Rule Atlantis Next?

Nearby, Dolphin has discovered Mera dying in an air bubble She signals Arthur, who quickly comes to find his ailing beloved.He returns to the Undercurrent with Mera and Dolphin Ondine turns into his unexpected savior, and she has some other information from other sources which may impact the future of Aquaman, Mera, and Atlantis.[caption id="attachment_779346"[...]

Top DC Comics of 2017 #2: Aquaman #31 by Dan Abnett and Riccardo Federico

Aquman has had a lengthy yet consistently compelling runnign story with "Underworld," which has consisted of Arthur, Mera, and Dolphin attempting to liberate Atlantis from the tyrannical Corum Rath, a nationalistic and bigoted ruler who has been abusing the old magics of the undersea kingdom.This story has begun to reach its crescendo with Aquaman #31 by Dan Abnett and Riccardo Federico,[...]

Aquaman #31 Review: Long Live the Revolution

Aquaman has taken lead of the Undercurrent with the help of Dolphin and Jurok Byss Vulko wants Aquaman to take it to the next level, strike a symbolic blow, and bring down the Crown of Thorns Arthur is reluctant, as he doesn’t want to put the Undercurrent at such a great risk when there are[...]

Aquaman #30 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Aquaman #30 Review: Welcome To The Resistance

It’s not Aquaman, Dolphin, Vulko, or the Widowhood It is led by the former keeper of the Royal Bestiary: a man named Jurok Byss He leads the Undercurrent, and their goal is to overthrow King Corum Rath.The Undercurrent attacks one of the royal armories, but they find themselves severely outgunned Thankfully, someone has been watching[...]

Aquaman #29 Review: What Will Become Of Aquaman?

They are chased through the Catacombs while Aquaman and Dolphin try to work out where to go from here Arthur isn’t interested in leading Atlantis anymore, but Dolphin knows he’s the hero that the underwater kingdom needs.Mera and Tempest are met by mages of the Silent School outside the Crown of Thorns[...]

'Aquaman' #28 Review: Those Are Some Spooky Ghosts

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_717992" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aquaman #28[/caption]Aquaman and Dolphin are still on the run from Krush’s hitman, Kadaver, and things are beginning to look precarious for the former King of Atlantis.Meanwhile, Vulko and Odine, the emissary of the Widowhood, are in the catacombs beneath the Atlantean Treasury in the hopes of finding a way of[...]

Aquaman #26 Review: The King Continues To Rock

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Still on the run from the Corum Rath-controlled Drift, Aquaman and Dolphin have to make the decision to stand and fight After holding their own for a bit, Dolphin leads Arthur to a hideout deep within the Ninth Tride.However, the criminal underworld of Atlantis still hunts Aquaman and Dolphin.Mera, furious at what has happened[...]

Aquaman #25 Review: A Tense Story Aided By Incredible Art

Mera hastens to return to Atlantis to find her husband-to-be.(Spoilers) If you haven’t guessed, that white-haired girl is Dolphin, a former regular in Aquaman comics, long-dead before Flashpoint.Aquaman #25 is an excellent comic The establishment of the new status quo of Aquaman and Atlantis is established with ease and skill The time jump is a[...]