Aquaman #1
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Aquaman #1

Writer: Rick Veitch Artist: Yvel Guichet Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 11, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1
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Battered and left to perish on an exposed reef, Aquaman discovers, to his horror, that all the denizens of the deep are instructed to attack him without mercy. But though his beloved ocean is off-limits, a mysterious freshwater lake may give him more than just sanctuary.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 21, 2002

    On one hand I suspect that most Aquaman fans would've made the effort the read the recent JLA arc that detail the character's return to the DCU, and as such there wasn't an overwhelming need for Rick Veitch to recap that material. There's also the simple fact that there is something rather refreshing about a first issue that simply throws the reader into the deep end, as if nothing else Aquaman's plight in this issue certainly gives the reader a great deal to mull over, as our beloved king is been marked a traitor by his own people, and has been effectively cut off from the ocean & the life he once had. Still, looking at this issue from the standpoint of a reader who is making their first foray into Aquaman's corner of the DCU, there are elements to this issue that are a bit daunting, as the opening sequence is far more rewarding if you are familiar with the previous history of the character, with a heavy focus of Peter David's "Aquaman: Time & Tide" miniseries. Still, Aquaman fans sho Read Full Review

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