halfshellhero's Aquaman #1 - The Trench, Part One review

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Aqua-who?

To be honest, I have never read an Aquaman comic, cared for the character, and was really not interested in reading this line. My fate was already sealed though as a coworker had bought the issue and said he liked it. When the issue landed on my desk, I didn't think much of it, but as I began flipping through the pages, I became more and more invested in this character. Aquaman showcased a lot more power and character than I thought he had and there was an element of humility, not from the character itself, but from the way that the story was written; As if the writers were apologizing that Aquaman had not been top shelf material in the past. In the end, the combination of witty writing, great visuals, and mysterious ending puts this first issue in line with the best the New 52 has to offer.

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