Brightest Day #16

    Brightest Day » Brightest Day #16 - Short Fuse released by DC Comics on February 23, 2011.

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    Short Fuse last edited by aphillips17 on 01/17/20 07:31PM View full history

    The hottest series in comics blazes on as the legacy of the new Aqualad is forged and the extent of his powers is revealed! Plus, Aquagirl joins the battle, and Firestorm seeks out the Justice League's help!


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    BOOM. 0

    The Good: I like what Aqualad's significance is. It makes sense, it explains a lot, and it's pretty cool. And of course it sets up Aquawar well. The scene with Deathstorm toying with Alvin is a very powerful scene. Deathstorm is a really twisted SOB and I absolutely hate him (in a good way) for being so deliciously evil. Aqualad's costume is cool.  I'm glad the whole fact that Aquaman can only summon undead fish for now is still observed. Although I wonder why he's still not done his mission. I ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    If Only Every Issue Could Be More Like This 0

    After a few less than spectacular issues, Brightest Day finds its stride again as it returns to the stories of Aquaman and Firestorm.   Aquaman's story really has proven to be the saving grace of Brightest Day. It is easily the strongest of the stories being told and hasn't yet taken a serious misstep in the course of the series so far. The plot of Martian Manhunter's story has skidded to a halt as it has been spinning its wheels lately waiting for... something. The Hawks haven't been able to sa...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

    Earth and Water (and raging fire) 0

    First of all, let me start pointing out that I´ve been following Brightest Day since issue # 0, and despite some bumps (like the Return of the Black Lanterns and some dull stories involving Deadman), this has been quite a fantastic arc story, specially the parts about Jonn, Hawkman and Aquaman. This issue (following the events showed in issues #s 10 and 11) focus more about Aquaman and Firestorm. The whole thing behind Firestorm seems to be big to this plot, but I can´t just get into the mood of...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
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