Aquaman #51

Aquaman #51

Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: John Dell, Vicente Cifuentes Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 20, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 8
7.0Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

In order to solve the mystery of the rage-monster Dead Water, Aquaman must turn to the only person with any answers: the notorious Scavenger!

  • 8.2
    Comicsverse - Marco Cunalata Apr 24, 2016

    With all this, AQUAMAN #51 is a fun read. It may have some issues, but there is action and enough of a story to engage you, even if it's a bit muddled. It's a book that I'm sure Abnett will close strong, before leading us into a brand new aquatic world with Rebirth. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight News - Eric Joseph Apr 23, 2016

    This was much more serious in tone than the previous issue, which is perfectly fine considering that it was extremely well executed. I just hope that a median tone is settled on Post-Rebirth. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Levi Hunt Apr 21, 2016

    Ultimately, it doesn't feel like a lot happens in this issue, but what's there is good. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Keith Dooley Apr 22, 2016

    With sometimes lackluster art, Aquaman #51 is still worth the purchase for Dan Abnetts mysterious yarn. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Apr 20, 2016

    It's not bad, that's for sure. Aquaman's new role as the leader of a dry land embassy continues to cull up intriguing story elements and Black Water continues to be an interesting bad guy. I'm not sure this issue does enough to entertain though, as the “heroes questioning their methods” element is understandable, but not very captivating and the detective work in play is more blind luck. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Apr 20, 2016

    While I loved the art and the colors in this issue, this story just seemed to stop in its tracks while our heroes made wild conclusions about the villain without much of an explanation why.  This is very dialog heavy and the dialog we get isn't really interesting and this whole issue just seems to come off as a way to prolong this story because we don't get any real answers to anything we had in the previous story, besides for the subconscious motives that our villain might have had about murdering folk........... but damn, do the artwork and colors look nice. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    drdrot Apr 20, 2016

    Two issues into Dan Abnett's run and it's been a fun ride. I like the upgrade for Scavenger and including/expanding on the Aquaman family.

  • 7.5
    Gizmo Apr 27, 2016

    I feel really bad for Jonah Payne. I'm assuming that we're suspending reality a bit with this dehydration chamber? This guy is going to get dehydrated and die without giving him water somehow. I like the ethical questions that this guy's imprisonment raises. So far Dan Abnett's run is promising, if you stopped reading Aquaman recently, I'd say jump on now, except that Rebirth is about to happen, so nevermind I guess? The timing is a little awkward here.

  • 8.5
    guilemer Apr 22, 2016

  • 8.5
    ComickerPerson Apr 25, 2016

  • 8.5
    Lotrbruno Aug 4, 2016

  • 8.0
    Redeadhood Jun 2, 2016

  • 7.5
    TheFallenKing13 Apr 20, 2016

  • 5.0
    EggMath Apr 20, 2016

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