Aquaman #16

Writer: Will Pfeifer Artist: Patrick Gleason Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 17, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Reeling from the shock of seeing half of San Diego plunge into the Pacific Ocean, Aquaman is stunned when a young woman stumbles out of the surf, still alive after days underwater! "American Tidal" part 2.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 28, 2004

    This issue is following the path that I pretty much entered this arc expecting it to, and while this does result in a couple issues that have been devoid of any real surprises, now that the story has caught up to pretty much the end of the story that Will Pfeiffer detailed in his interviews, I can sit back and hopefully enjoy the rest of the story, as he proceeds to explain the how and why of this setup. Right now I'm leaning toward the notion that the tragedy was a natural disaster, and that the survival of these people is the result of a single individual who possessed a power to give the people in his/her general vicinity the ability to breathe underwater. The issue also manages to set up an engaging little look at the moments before the tragedy struck through the eyes of one of the survivors, as we see she's enjoying the day out with her boyfriend, when she is caught up in a rather impressive wall of water. Her memories of her time after the tragedy also manage to nicely set up wha Read Full Review

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