Aquaman #1 - The Trench
([July] 2013)

DC, 2013 Series
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Volume
1
Price
14.99 USD; 17.99 CAD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
2013-05-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3710-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401237103 51499
Editing
Pat McCallum (editor - original series); Sean Mackiewicz (assistant editor - original series); Peter Hamboussi (editor)

Issue Notes

Collects Aquaman (DC, 2011 series) #1-6.

Second printing available September 18, 2013; third printing available December 24, 2013; fourth printing available March 11, 2015; and sixth printing available June 15, 2016 (per comiclist.com).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Trench creatures
Reprints

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

Aquaman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Trench creatures

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration taken from the cover of Aquaman #3.

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 2)

Aquaman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from Aquaman #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
typeset

Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Trench creatures

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, with illustration from Aquaman #4.

[Aquaman #1] (Table of Contents: 4)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Trench creatures
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Aquaman #1 - Black and White Cover Reprint] (Table of Contents: 5)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Trench creatures
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Trench Part One (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Tom Curry (flashback); Trench creatures
Synopsis
Despite a frustrating day of dealing with people's misconceptions about him, Aquaman decides to leave Atlantis to make his home on land in Amnesty Bay. Meanwhile mysterious creatures are beginning to rise from the ocean's depths.
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[Aquaman #2] (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Trench creature
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Aquaman #2 - Black and White Cover Reprint] (Table of Contents: 8)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Trench creature
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

In this black and white version, Aquaman's reflection is not visible in the creature's eyes as he is in the color version.

The Trench, Part Two (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Stephen Shin (photo); Deputy Wilson; unnamed sheriff; Trench creatures
Synopsis
Aquaman is summoned to investigate creatures who have come from the depths of the ocean to threaten a nearby town.
Reprints

[Aquaman #3] (Table of Contents: 10)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Trench creatures
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Aquaman #3 - Black and White Cover Reprint] (Table of Contents: 11)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Trench creatures
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Trench, Part Three (Table of Contents: 12)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Tom Curry (flashback); Trench creatures; Deputy Wilson; unnamed sheriff; Officer Gladstone; Commander Clay; Stephen Shin
Synopsis
After fighting off an attack of the mysterious sea creatures, Aquaman and Mera bring the body of one of the creatures to Dr. Stephen Shin, an oceanic expert with whom Aquaman has a strained past relationship, in an attempt to learn more about the creatures.
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Indexer Notes

Commander Clay is not identified by name until issue #5.

[Aquaman #4] (Table of Contents: 13)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Trench creature
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Aquaman #4 - Black and White Cover Reprint] (Table of Contents: 14)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Trench creature
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Trench, Conclusion (Table of Contents: 15)

Aquaman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado; Eber Ferreira
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Trench creatures; Commander Clay; Deputy Wilson; unnamed sheriff
Synopsis
Aquaman and Mera travel to the Trench in an effort to find a way to stop the creatures from preying on humans.
Reprints

[Aquaman #5] (Table of Contents: 16)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Lost (Table of Contents: 17)

Aquaman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado; Eber Ferreira
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Commander Clay; Tom Curry (flashback); unnamed Atlantean (hologram); Stephen Shin
Synopsis
While investigating an Atlantean artifact found in the Trench, Aquaman is attacked by soldiers from an unknown army, and his pursuit of their ship results in him being stranded in the desert.
Reprints

[Aquaman #6] (Table of Contents: 18)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mera
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Aquaman #6 - Black and White Cover Reprint] (Table of Contents: 19)

Aquaman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mera
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Deserted! (Table of Contents: 20)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Ivan Reis (breakdowns); Joe Prado
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mera; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Jennifer Posey (store clerk); Randy Rovner (store owner); Sam (police officer); Billy (police officer); Carl (police officer); Ryan Slater; Rachel Slayter; Charlie (police officer); Mera's father (flashback)
Synopsis
Mera goes into town for dog food, and ends up causing a disturbance that brings the police who want to arrest her.
Reprints

Atlantis Was Once the Most Powerful Nation on Earth. (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Aquaman Character Sketches by Ivan Reis (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ivan Reis

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Character sketches of Aquaman, Mera, and the Trench creatures.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Aquaman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Trench creature

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the cover of Aquaman #2.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Aquaman
  3. 2. [Title and Credits]
    Aquaman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Aquaman #1]
    Aquaman
  6. 5. [Aquaman #1 - Black and White Cover Reprint]
    Aquaman
  7. 6. The Trench Part One
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [Aquaman #2]
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [Aquaman #2 - Black and White Cover Reprint]
    Aquaman
  10. 9. The Trench, Part Two
    Aquaman
  11. 10. [Aquaman #3]
    Aquaman
  12. 11. [Aquaman #3 - Black and White Cover Reprint]
    Aquaman
  13. 12. The Trench, Part Three
    Aquaman
  14. 13. [Aquaman #4]
    Aquaman
  15. 14. [Aquaman #4 - Black and White Cover Reprint]
    Aquaman
  16. 15. The Trench, Conclusion
    Aquaman
  17. 16. [Aquaman #5]
    Aquaman
  18. 17. Lost
    Aquaman
  19. 18. [Aquaman #6]
    Aquaman
  20. 19. [Aquaman #6 - Black and White Cover Reprint]
    Aquaman
  21. 20. Deserted!
    Aquaman
  22. 21. Atlantis Was Once the Most Powerful Nation on Earth.
    Aquaman
  23. 22. Aquaman Character Sketches by Ivan Reis
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
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