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Aquaman: 5 readings to prepare for the film

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Published on Dec 27, 2018

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There are only a handful of days to the debut of Aquaman in Italian cinemas, the blockbuster directed by James Wan back on the big screen Jason Momoa in the role of the hero water already seen briefly in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and then the Justice League – you can find HERE our review preview.

But what are the origins of Aquaman? Created by Mort Weisinger (testi) e Paul Norris (disegni) made its debut in More Fun Comics in October 1941, and by filling the pages of numerous magazines, DC – the most prestigious and definitely Adventure Comics – until the ’60s when, under the impetus of the Silver Age, he was raised, obtaining his head and opening the door to a popularity that led him not only to become a member of the Justice League of America but also to debut in other media, becoming one of the most characteristic of the DC.

Unlike his colleagues the most renowned in the publishing history of Aquaman is quite complex – with its adventures scattered in several publications of “minor” – and tied in with the various authors who have succeeded at the helm of his regular series, giving often a very personal imprint to the face of raises often distant decades from each other.

Here's a brief overview of her publishing history through 5 readings preparatory pre, but above all, post-film viewing!

05. Aquaman by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis

Impossible not to start with one of the more recent management of the character and helped to carry him into the modern era. We are talking about the Aquaman by Geoff Johns – who has also signed the subject of the film – and Ivan Reis.

These are the original numbers #0 to 25, and Justice League #15-17, which appeared in 2011 in the midst of the relaunch New 52. Johns starts with the origins of the character, not a real retelling, but providing a version that is immediately accessible to the character, even for those who do not even know the background. From there, the ingenious author of the Michigan builds a dense mythology the atlantean, linking it with a taste for fantasy and a reflection of political will in the event The Throne of Atlantis, one of the modern classic, not only of character but of the entire DC.

To accompany Johns there are pencils, plastic a Ivan Reis really in a state of grace.

Aquaman by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis can be recovered in four volumes published by RW Lion.

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