Aquaman in the 90s

#1 Posted by Dreamcast89 (81 posts) - - Show Bio

I was wondering what everyone's opinion is regarding Aquaman in the 90s. I just started to collect comics and acquired most of Aquaman Volume 5 as my first set. Most of the discussion for Aquaman I see concerns the New 52 series. How do fans feel about the older renditions of Aquaman? Peter David was responsible for most of Aquaman in the 90s and from what I can tell he is well respected. I assume most if not all comics from the 90s are worthless because of the mass speculating.

#2 Posted by Danial79 (2347 posts) - - Show Bio

You're right, the monetary value of all comics post-90s is practically nil. As for whether Aquaman was any good as a series, I've heard many people say Peter David's run was one of the best. I personally can't stand the hook hand, so that automatically rules this his series out for me :)

#3 Posted by TheGraySon (457 posts) - - Show Bio

ehhhh its alright.. Love the character but some of the arcs are just so hard to get through. Its worth a read if youre a fan of Aquaman though.

#4 Posted by Dreamcast89 (81 posts) - - Show Bio

You're gonna make Peter David's head explode. It was a harpoon not a hook.

#5 Edited by TheGraySon (457 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dreamcast89: Lol Peter Davids run is definitely worth a read. Aquaman is pretty bad ass and there are a lot of guest stars.

#6 Posted by Dreamcast89 (81 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah I'm expecting the full set of Peter David's Aquaman comics in the mail soon. I'm really looking forwarded to the Superboy appearance in Issue #4.

#7 Posted by Hatutzeraze (269 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dreamcast89 said:

Yeah I'm expecting the full set of Peter David's Aquaman comics in the mail soon. I'm really looking forwarded to the Superboy appearance in Issue #4.

I love the Peter David run, although I have to admit I am missing 8 or 9 issues of the full run. That Superboy issue was most definitely a gem. You'll love it.

#8 Posted by Crash_Recovery (850 posts) - - Show Bio

Grant Morrison's depiction of him in the 90's JLA title was pretty good as well. Grumpy, bearded, Neptune Aquaman really felt like he belonged in the watchtower among the 'gods'.

#9 Posted by Dreamcast89 (81 posts) - - Show Bio

I just read Aquaman #0. The art style is pretty unique. Dolphin is pretty damn hot I might add.

#10 Posted by matchesmalone21 (8677 posts) - - Show Bio

@Hatutzeraze: what about ERik Larsen run?

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