Aquaman & The Flash: Voidsong #1

Writer: Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly Artist: Vasco Georgiev Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 22, 2022 Cover Price: $6.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 10
8.1Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

They descend suddenly from the stars, in monumental ships like floating cathedrals. They are touched by a dark and terrible force from beyond our reality, silent but for the one note they emit that freezes all motion. Their mission: to drain the Earth of all its kinetic energy and leave it a lifeless husk. They never expected anyone could escape their song-but the Flash was in the Speed Force when they struck, and Aquaman was in the deepest ravine far below the ocean's floor. These heroes have little in common. They've rarely even fought side by side without their fellow Jus-tice League members. Now they must find a way to work together again more

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jun 21, 2022

    Vasco Georgiev brings an intense and beautifully detailed style to the story and its characters. The style is perfect for the kinetic energy of the story and I look forward to see more. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Jun 21, 2022

    After a disastrous few years of lackluster and outright bad Aquaman titles, Aquaman / The Flash: Voidsong #1 is a surprising breath of fresh air. The alien threat feels epic, the logic behind the unlikely team-up makes sense, and the art is gorgeous. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jun 22, 2022

    Jackson and Lanzing have delivered another fun debut giving us high stakes, lots of action, and some great moments between Barry and Arthur. It's another example that if you see their names on a comic, it's one to pick up and give a chance, you'll rarely be disappointed. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Jun 21, 2022

    A great summer read! Fifty-page issues, with every page very entertaining. A nice alternative to big summer "events." You don't have to have read thirty different comics to enjoy this one! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jun 21, 2022

    The high-stakes storyline is more than enough to keep me engaged, but I'm hoping to also see characters I can get invested in in future issues. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Chris Showalter Jun 22, 2022

    Ultimately, Aquaman and The Flash: Voidsong #1 is an excellent character exploration built on relationships. Kelly and Lanzing's focus on relationships in this issue is a double-edged sword as it allows the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these heroes but also puts the main conflict on the backburner. Unfortunately, a few narrative choices surrounding The Flash's conflict resolution and visual storytelling inconsistencies prevent this issue from reaching perfection. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Nicole Drum Jun 22, 2022

    The only real hiccup here is that there are times when orienting yourself as the reader takes a moment, but it's a solid start to what feels like a truly intense (in the best way) series. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Jun 21, 2022

    AQUAMAN and the FLASH are certainly as connected as night and day. And thus, Lanzing and Kelly do a fantastic job hammering that point across. However, it's done at the expense of some character traits and key plot points about the overarching dilemma our heroes find themselves in. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jun 21, 2022

    Too much of this issue centered around establishing this particular take of Aquaman and The Flash and not enough on the threat the two Justice League members are facing. Next issue will need to bring some significant progression of the Void to determine if this mini-series is worth seeing it play out. Read Full Review

  • 9.0

    A very, very good start. I actually don't find these characters boring for once.

  • 9.0
    KittyNone Jun 26, 2022

    What a wonderful surprise! I was braced for another uninteresting and inconsequential crossover mini that I try for one issue and drop, but this issue really went above and beyond. Lanzing and Kelly don't do anything shocking or new, but I've always got time for old-school meat-and-potatoes superheroics. Barry & Arthur's personalities are clear and meaningful parts of the story, the world-threatening crisis is suitably awe-inspiring, and the characterization is subtle and complex: Flash & Aquaman feel real and human. Add attractive art and effective storytelling from Georgiev, and this is actually a very promising start.

  • 8.0
    Stormwrath Jun 21, 2022

    Vasco Georgiev's art is stunning in this book, and fun writing. I was expecting a wierd and bad book, but this was a big surprise for me

  • 7.5
    Simon DelMonte Dec 21, 2022

    Well assembled, but who are these characters?

  • 7.5
    fzanca Jul 17, 2022

    The first third of this book dropped my rating down. I'm a huge Aquaman fan and I'm so tired of seeing the Mamoa Aquaman instead of the character I grew up with. Flash gets into a stupid fight with Iris when he could have easily picked everything up for the party in less than 20 mins and forgetting the party makes him look careless. Something a CSI would not be. Then Aquaman gets into a yelling match with Mera right in front of the other council members? Come on. She tells him that he should starting acting like a king and he says - "I'm outta here." That's not Aquaman. Can I please have the old Aquaman back? Geoff Johns has been the only writer to do him right in years. Shave the damn beard already. Reed just did it, it's time Aquaman did more

  • 3.0
    pizzamain Jul 2, 2022

    DC really running out of ideas

  • 9.0
    retcon_D Jun 21, 2022

  • 8.5
    cumgurglinrhino Jun 22, 2022

  • 8.0
    daspidaboy Jun 22, 2022

  • 7.5
    ed1138 Jul 15, 2022

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