Aquaman #30

Writer: Marc Guggenheim Artist: Andy Clarke Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 11, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 19, 2005

    The cover image to this issue made me smile as there's is something delightfully twisted about seeing Aquaman struggling to avoid what looks to be an open-mouth kiss from a man, and the cover text doesn't exactly help to dispel the humour of this visual. As for the interior art, I do believe this is the first time I've ever encountered Andy Clarke's art, but it's pretty impressive as it reminds me of Ethan Van Sciver's highly detailed work. He does some solid work selling the idea that the action takes place underwater, as while it's a little detail, I love that the art recognizes the idea that the hair of the characters float. The art also nicely captures the decidedly ominous quality of the scene where Aquaman ventures into the dark cavern to face the crazed man. In fact, the only complaint that I would make about the art is that it doesn't really take advantage of its visit to Arkham Asylum, as the infamous setting looks downright antiseptic, and doesn't really convey the underl Read Full Review

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