Aquaman #14

Writer: John Ostrander Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 14, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2
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Who is the mysterious Octo-Man? What is the truth about an alleged deep-sea tryst? How will Aquaman cope with an inferno? And what is the secret behind a late-night plunge from a bridge? A reporter searches for the truth about Aquaman and finds answers he never could have expected in this issue featuring guest creative team John Ostrander, Tom Grummett and Wade Von Grawbadger.

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 14, 2004

    An issue that isn't all that bad, but it's far from being John Ostrander's best work either as this is clearly an issue that is clearly filling time between creative teams. I mean this issue is why I've never been overly fond of fill-in issues, as most times they are written so that they make absolutely no impact on the book, and this issue manages to further remove itself from being important by making so the story is told largely by people who have never even met Aquaman. Now this could be fun if the characters had amusing or engaging tall tales to tell, but the only one that made me smile was the two page comic that is offered up by the one child, which resents Aquaman in a furious battle with his hated rival Octo-Man. As it stands this is a marginally entertaining look at how Aquaman is viewed by the general public to the DCU, and while there's a little insight in all the stories, for the most part the material manages to be quite ordinary in what it offers up about the character o Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Glenn Collins Jan 22, 2004

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