Aquaman: The Becoming
Aquaman The Becoming.jpg
Cover of Aquaman: The Becoming #1.
Publication information
PublisherDC Comics
ScheduleMonthly
Formatlimited series
Publication dateSeptember 2021 — February 2022
No. of issues6
Creative team
Written byBrandon Thomas

Aquaman: The Becoming is a six-issue comic book miniseries that were published by DC Comics from September 2021 to February 2022.

Synopsis

The series follows Aqualad, who is accused of blowing up Aquaman's training facility and must prove his innocence.

Issues

Number Publication date Comic Book Roundup rating Estimated sales (first month)
#1 September 21, 2021[1] 8.7 by 14 professional critics.[2] 24,000, ranked 124th in North America[3]
#2 October 26, 2021[4] 9 by 10 professional critics.[5] 14,500, ranked 142nd in North America[6]
#3 November 16, 2021[7] 8.3 by 8 professional critics.[8]
#4 December 28, 2021[9] 7.9 by 10 professional critics.[10]
#5 January 18, 2022[11] 7.7 by 5 professional critics.[12]
#6 February 15, 2022[13] 8.3 by 9 professional critics.[14]

Reception

Henry Varona from Comic Book Resources called last issue a "satisfying end to Jackson Hyde's first solo series".[15] Reviewer from Bleeding Cool gave first issue 7.5 rating and wrote "a strong setting and some epic performances by supporting characters establish a great foundation for a new generation of stories".[16]

Awards

Year Award Category Result
2022 GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Comic Book Nominated[17]

References

  1. ^ "AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #1". DC. 2021-09-01. Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  2. ^ "Aquaman: The Becoming #1 Reviews". ComicBookRoundup.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  3. ^ "Comichron: September 2021 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops". www.comichron.com. Archived from the original on 2022-03-01. Retrieved 2022-03-01.
  4. ^ "AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #2". DC. 2021-09-30. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  5. ^ "Aquaman: The Becoming #2 Reviews". ComicBookRoundup.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  6. ^ "Comichron: October 2021 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops". www.comichron.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-20. Retrieved 2022-03-01.
  7. ^ "AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #3". DC. 2021-10-27. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  8. ^ "Aquaman: The Becoming #3 Reviews". ComicBookRoundup.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  9. ^ "AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #4". DC. 2021-12-02. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  10. ^ "Aquaman: The Becoming #4 Reviews". ComicBookRoundup.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  11. ^ "AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #5". DC. 2022-01-03. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  12. ^ "Aquaman: The Becoming #5 Reviews". ComicBookRoundup.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  13. ^ "AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #6". DC. 2022-01-21. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  14. ^ "Aquaman: The Becoming #6 Reviews". ComicBookRoundup.com. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  15. ^ "DC's Aquaman: The Becoming #6 Comic Review". CBR. 2022-02-23. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  16. ^ Tabu, Hannibal (2021-10-03). "Aquaman: The Becoming #1 Review: Effective Characterization". Bleeding Cool News And Rumors. Archived from the original on 2022-02-28. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  17. ^ "The Nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards". GLAAD. 2021-09-15. Archived from the original on 2022-03-09. Retrieved 2022-03-19.