Aquaman #19

Aquaman #19

Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: Philippe Briones Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 15, 2017 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 8
7.8Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

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"H2 POINT O" part one! A new storyline begins when Aquaman must forge a tense alliance with the very people who- once tried to assassinate him: the super-military team called the Aquamarines! They need his expertise when an Antarctic research base goes offline with blood in the water.

  • 9.5
    Bounding Into Comics - John F. Trent Mar 15, 2017

    Aquaman #19 returns to glory with a phenomenal issue that packs in high flying action against a returning villain as well as in-depth character examinations of Aquaman and Mera. The artwork is absolutely stunning and will keep you riveted to your chair. Dan Abnett's story draws you into its mystery right alongside Aquaman. It makes you feel like you are almost a part of the story. This was Grade A Superhero Comics! Go buy it! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Mar 15, 2017

    Taking Aquaman down the horror/thriller route is unexpected, but as usual, the title keeps delivering quality issues every other week. I'm looking forward to seeing where Abnett takes this storyline next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Mar 15, 2017

    This issue continues a story line left over from the end of the New 52. Not having read those issues, I still found it perfectly easy to follow along and enjoyed the story to boot. Some good dialogue and a crazy-looking monster makes for some decent comic booking. Aquaman has been one of the most consistent titles of Rebirth (after the first arc) and those looking for a steady smile should give it a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Mar 15, 2017

    This again is another solid issue and Aquaman continues to be one of the best series from DC Comics. I highly recommend picking this one up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Bin - Herv St-Louis Mar 22, 2017

    What works less for me is Philippe Brioness art. He resembles John Byrne but not in a pleasant way. His figures are stiff and the faces not attractive. His work would look better with a dedicated inker. He should not ink his own work. His Deadwater looks scary though. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - Russ Dobler Mar 15, 2017

    Flashes of brilliance, but less than the sum of its parts Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Mar 15, 2017

    I hate to damn Abnett's Aquaman with faint praise, but not being much of an "Aquafan" myself, I find little on these pages to cause me to get too excited. Not bad, but given all there is to read, this doesn't go on the top of the pile. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Nerd Church Radio - Ariel DuPey Mar 15, 2017

     Super sweet cover, right away it made me excited for thisnew arc. I've always said one of the reasons Aquaman is one of my favoritesbecause he encompasses all three of his identities: Hero, Warrior, fianc, andvery importantly a King. Even though these are the same people who tried tokill him, he puts the thought of maybe this will create an alliance first inhis mind. A thought only a true and good King would have. I liked theflashbacks between when Rhonda first approached him, and what they're doing now…verycinematic. The weirdness of when the Aquamarines take their Aqua form is reallycool. Overall I really enjoyed this book. It is very text heavy which I thinkis why people kind of shy away from Aquaman, it could also use some comic reliefhere and there. Even with that said it's a solid read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Jack's Yattering Mar 16, 2017

    SCORE: 8

  • 8.0
    Aquamano Mar 22, 2017

    Going back into the end of the New 52 volume, Abnett brings back the good note in which the last volume and shows it up again to the (possibly) new readers in a way that's perfectly comprehensible for them. The story develops smoothly and without rough turns or rushed pacing like the last issue. Bringing back the characters from the Dead Water arc is also a great idea, especially the scarred Scavenger and the Agents Ajar and Irving. Unfortunately, we don't get to know the other Aquamarines as well, and I hope Abnett's writing, at the end, develop more about those characters. The artwork is a little stiff sometimes, but is pretty dynamic on the action scenes. The Dead Water design is terrifying, and artist Phillipe Briones really nailed it's movements. Coloring is also good, with some interesting palletes invested in quick flashback sequences. Ultimately, it's a really good issue. It got me hooked for a next one, and how that plot will develop. After a quick two-issue promising but not very good arc, a larger story might be of an awesome use for the overall quality of the volume.

  • 8.0
    ModestMoonMan Aug 5, 2017

    I really like the direction this H2.0 story is going. Definitely had a "Thing" vibe to it with the abandoned research station, and it's good to see the Aquamarines being used again so soon.

  • 8.5
    sebastianorellana95 Mar 17, 2017

  • 8.5
    PatrickF. Apr 1, 2017

  • 8.0
    TheFallenKing13 Mar 15, 2017

  • 7.0
    letskillrobots Mar 17, 2017

  • 6.5
    Gunnarthehuman Apr 3, 2017

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