Aquaman #5 - The Crown Comes Down
(2018)

DC, 2017 Series
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Price
14.99 USD; 19.99 CAD
Pages
132
On-sale date
2018-07-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-8069-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401280697 51499
Editing
Alex Antone (editor - original series); Brian Cunningham (editor - original series); Amedeo Turturro (associate editor - original series); Dave Wielgosz (assistant editor - original series); Diego Lopez (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Erika Rothberg (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Card stock covers, glossy interiors
Binding
Trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Aquaman (DC, 2016 series) #31-33 and Aquaman Annual (DC, 2018 series) #1


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Colors
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Dolphin (hand only); other unidentified hands
Reprints

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Riccardo Federici
Inks
Riccardo Federici
Colors
Sunny Gho
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; unnamed members of The Undercurrent

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from Aquaman #33.

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

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Colors
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; King Shark

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from the cover of Aquaman #32.

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

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

Pencils
Riccardo Federici
Inks
Riccardo Federici
Colors
Sunny Gho
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from Aquaman #31.

[Aquaman #31] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Colors
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Dolphin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aquaman #31 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Dolphin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Crown Comes Down Part One (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett
Pencils
Riccardo Federici
Inks
Riccardo Federici
Colors
Sunny Gho
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
unidentified Drift soldiers; unidentified Ninth Tride residents; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Vulko; Jurok Byss; unnamed members of The Undercurrent (Atlantean resistance group); Ondine; Reverend Mother Cetea; Sister Balene; Dolphin; King Shark; Long Strabo; Omino; Red Sail; unidentified Ninth Tride gang members; unidentified Atlantean; Mera
Synopsis
Aquaman openly challenges Drift soldiers who are attacking residents of the lower Trides. Vulko, Aquaman, and the Undercurrent discuss strategies to overthrow King Rath. Ondine, who is secretly working for Reverend Mother Cetea, suggests that they ally with the gangs of the Ninth Tride to defeat their common foe. This leads to Aquaman facing off against King Shark, who is one of the gang leaders. Dolphin makes an unexpected discovery.
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[Aquaman #32] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Colors
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; King Shark
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aquaman #32 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; King Shark
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Crown Comes Down Part Two (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett
Pencils
Riccardo Federici; Rick Leonardi (breakdowns, pages 16-20)
Inks
Riccardo Federici
Colors
Sunny Gho
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; King Shark; unidentified Ninth Tride gang members; Dolphin; Mera; unidentified Atlantean; Ondine; Reverend Mother Cetea; Tula (flashback); Justice League [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; Green Lantern [Jessica Cruz]; Green Lantern [Simon Baz]] (flashback); Jurok Byss; Vulko; unnamed members of The Undercurrent (Atlantean resistance group); Urcell; Magister Loke; unidentified members of the Silent School
Synopsis
Arthur discovers that Mera has penetrated the Crown of Thorns to enter Atlantis, but has become ill and is unable to breathe water. Reverend Mother Cetea helps treat Mera, but she must get to the surface within 10 hours to recover or she will die. Reverend Mother Cetea also reveals that Mera has been chosen to be the new queen of Atlantis once Rath is overthrown. Mera and Arthur discuss how their happiness together must come second to her duty to Atlantis. Arthur leads the rebels on a mission to bring down the Crown of Thorns in order to get Mera to the surface so that she can survive.
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[Aquaman #33] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Colors
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Dolphin (hand only); other unidentified hands
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aquaman #33 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Dolphin (hand only); other unidentified hands
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Crown Comes Down Finale (Table of Contents: 12)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett
Pencils
Riccardo Federici; Rick Leonardi (breakdowns, pages 16-20)
Inks
Riccardo Federici
Colors
Sunny Gho
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Reverend Mother Cetea; Jurok Byss; Vulko; unnamed members of The Undercurrent (Atlantean resistance group); unnamed Drift soldiers; Urcell; Magister Loke; unidentified members of the Silent School; Dolphin; Corum Rath; Murk; Elder Leot; King Shark; unidentified Ninth Tride gang members; Vulko; Ondine; unnamed sisters of the Widowhood; Tula
Synopsis
Arthur leads the Undercurrent on an assault against the Silent School in order to destroy the power source that keeps the Crown of Thorns in place, in order to bring it down so that Atlantis is no longer cut off from the outside world. Once the Crown is down, Arthur must get Mera to the surface so that she can recover from her injuries.
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Indexer Notes

Mera's story continues in Mera: Queen of Atlantis (DC, 2018 series) #1.

[Aquaman Annual #1] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Inks
Max Fiumara
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Tom Curry (future son of Aquaman and Mera)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aquaman Annual #1 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Inks
Max Fiumara
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Tom Curry (future son of Aquaman and Mera)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Crownspire (Table of Contents: 15)

Aquaman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Pencils
Max Fiumara
Inks
Max Fiumara
Colors
Dave Stewart
Letters
Deron Bennett

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; unnamed Atlanteans; Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; Hal Jordan; Thomas Curry [Tom] (future son of Aquaman and Mera); Sons of Atlan (Atlantean rebel groups); unnamed surface dwellers (who attack Atlantis); unnamed Lance-Men (Atlantean guards); Murk; unnamed Drift soldiers; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Tula
Synopsis
In the future, Atlanteans have built a massive city that reaches above the surface of the sea. An older Superman, Wonder Woman, and Hal Jordan visit their old friends King Arthur and Queen Mera and their young son Tom. When Atlantean rebels attack aided by surface dwellers, the heroes help Aquaman stop the uprising. However, they are soon faced with a new threat, the return of Murk, who was believed dead, who is the only one who realizes that this future world is an illusion created by a Black Mercy plant. Murk believes that to break Aquaman free from its control, he must kill young Tom.
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Keywords
Black Mercy; Crownspire

Aquaman Variant Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 16)

Aquaman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joshua Middleton
Inks
Joshua Middleton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mera

Indexer Notes

Introduction to cover gallery of variant covers, includes illustration from the variant cover of Aquaman #32.

[Aquaman #31 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Joshua Middleton
Inks
Joshua Middleton
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aquaman #32 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Joshua Middleton
Inks
Joshua Middleton
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mera
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Aquaman #33 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Joshua Middleton
Inks
Joshua Middleton
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Aquaman Character Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Characters
Aquaman

Mera Character Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mera

Hal Jordan Character Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Characters
Hal Jordan

Diana Character Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Superman Character Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman

Aquaman, 20 Years Later Character Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Characters
Aquaman

Crownspire Annual #1 Cover Sketches by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara
Letters
typeset

Aquaman Concept Sketches by Riccardo Federici (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Riccardo Federici
Letters
typeset

Characters
Aquaman; King Shark

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

The Tide of Revolution Is Rising In Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 29)

Aquaman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stjepan Šejić
Inks
Stjepan Šejić
Colors
Stjepan Šejić
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Mera; Dolphin

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the cover of Aquaman #31.

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]
    Aquaman
  5. 4. [Aquaman #31]
    Aquaman
  6. 5. [Aquaman #31 - black and white cover reprint]
    Aquaman
  7. 6. The Crown Comes Down Part One
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [Aquaman #32]
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [Aquaman #32 - black and white cover reprint]
    Aquaman
  10. 9. The Crown Comes Down Part Two
    Aquaman
  11. 10. [Aquaman #33]
    Aquaman
  12. 11. [Aquaman #33 - black and white cover reprint]
    Aquaman
  13. 12. The Crown Comes Down Finale
    Aquaman
  14. 13. [Aquaman Annual #1]
    Aquaman
  15. 14. [Aquaman Annual #1 - black and white cover reprint]
    Aquaman
  16. 15. Crownspire
    Aquaman
  17. 16. Aquaman Variant Cover Gallery
    Aquaman
  18. 17. [Aquaman #31 Variant Cover]
    Aquaman
  19. 18. [Aquaman #32 Variant Cover]
    Aquaman
  20. 19. [Aquaman #33 Variant Cover]
    Aquaman
  21. 20. Aquaman Character Sketches by Max Fiumara
  22. 21. Mera Character Sketches by Max Fiumara
  23. 22. Hal Jordan Character Sketches by Max Fiumara
  24. 23. Diana Character Sketches by Max Fiumara
  25. 24. Superman Character Sketches by Max Fiumara
  26. 25. Aquaman, 20 Years Later Character Sketches by Max Fiumara
  27. 26. Crownspire Annual #1 Cover Sketches by Max Fiumara
  28. 27. Aquaman Concept Sketches by Riccardo Federici
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. The Tide of Revolution Is Rising In Atlantis!
    Aquaman
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