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Aquaman #39 cover by Rafa Sandoval

Aquaman #39 Review: Atlantis Against the Suicide Squad

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 nation. Aquaman […]

Aquaman #38 cover by Stjepan Sejic

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

Aquaman has failed to slay Corum Rath, now fully powered by the eldritch Abyssal Dark. 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, […]

Aquaman #37 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Aquaman #37 Review: Aquaman the Assassin

Aquaman now has his chance to end the reign of Corum Rath. Murk makes one last attack that leaves Rath wounded, but Rath gives back to Murk even worse. Aquaman retreats to save Murk’s life, but that means giving up a chance to end this fight. In the Silent School, Vulko, Dolphin, King Shark, and […]

Aquaman #36 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

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

Murk and Aquaman sneak into the Atlantean palace to finally depose King Corum Rath. However, neither knows what Rath has become through the power of the Abyssal Dark. 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. Aquaman and Corum Rath […]

Aquaman #35 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

Aquaman #35 Review: Meeting Old Friends and Squid People

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 arrives to […]

Aquaman #33 cover by Stjepan Sejic

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

Mera is barely clinging to life. Her only chance at survival is being returned to the surface, but the Crown of Thorns still surrounds Atlantis. Aquaman and a small contingency of the Undercurrent are putting it all on the line to bring down the magics that sustain the Crown. This is the Aquaman’s final stand. […]

Aquaman #32 cover by Stjepan Sejic

Aquaman #32 Review: Who Will Rule Atlantis Next?

Aquaman approaches King Shark with his request that the Ninth Tride gangs join up with the Undercurrent. 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 […]

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 […]

Aquaman #31 Review: Long Live the Revolution

The revolution is on. 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 […]

Aquaman #30 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Aquaman #30 Review: Welcome To The Resistance

There is a resistance building in Atlantis. 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 […]

Aquaman #29 Review: What Will Become Of Aquaman?

Vulko and Ondine are cornered by a faceless ghost whom Vulko cannot not name. 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 […]

‘Aquaman’ #28 Review: Those Are Some Spooky Ghosts

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 shutting down the Crown of […]

Aquaman #26 Review: The King Continues To Rock

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 […]

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

Aquaman, hot off the heels of the usurpation of his throne and the brutal betrayal of Murk, has lost his throne to Corum Rath. The Crown of Thorns still encapsulates Atlantis. No one gets in; no one gets out. Rath hunts down mutants, foreigners, and dissidents throughout the undersea kingdom. The Ninth Tride is the […]