Aquaman #6

Writer: Rick Veitch Artist: Sal Velluto Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 14, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1
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The Thirst launches his onslaught against the world's river spirits, leaving Aquaman caught between his duty to save Atlantis and his new role as Waterbearer! If the Sea King doesn't stop the menace he's unwittingly unleashed, the Secret Sea-the source of all life on Earth-will dry up completely!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 21, 2003

    An issue that manages to lend a nice sense of grandeur to the Secret Sea, and I must confess I rather like the idea of a massive bridge structure that binds together all the rivers of the world. I'll also give this book marks for making the Thirst into a fairly formidable presence though I could've done without the rather irksome speech pattern. However, even with these enjoyable elements the simple fact of the matter is that this is yet another issue where Aquaman does very little, and while I realize the value of setting up a scenario for the hero to face, I buy this book to follow the adventures of Aquaman, and I'm getting a bit disillusioned with this book's continued lack of action involving our hero. I mean, it's all well and good to develop a sense of foreboding, but there comes a time in the story when the hero does have to step up to the plate, and thus far this book has spent two entire issues detailing Aquaman's efforts to make it to the party. It also doesn't help that the Read Full Review

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