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"...Something In The Water": The synopsis for this issue has not yet been written.

Quote1 I have energy beams, and you have no pants. Do the math. Quote2
-- Jaime Reyes

Appearing in "...Something In The Water"

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Synopsis for "...Something In The Water"

  • Synopsis not yet written.


Translating the Scarab

From issue #5 on, the Scarab's language can be translated using a substitution cipher. Each symbol in the Scarab's language represents a different letter in the English alphabet. The Scarab doesn't use captial letters, so these have been put in where applicable. The Scarab does, however, use abbreviations.

There are 22 pages of comic, ignoring the adverts and DC Nation. Panels are counted from the top down, left to right.

  • Page 2, panel 3, first part - "422"
  • Page 2, panel 3, second part - "Lkko" (from contect, likely "Look")
  • Page 8, panel 1 - "Wa(?)e pu" (likely "Wake up")
  • Page 8, panel 5, first part - "Cefo" (gibberish)
  • Page 8, panel 5, second part - "Rginu" (gibberish)
  • Page 11, panel 1, first part - "419"
  • Page 11, panel 1, second part - "419"
  • Page 11, panel 1, third part - "Fast"
  • Page 11, panel 1, fourth part - "Fast"
  • Page 16, panel 1 - "Drake"
  • Page 20, panel 5, first part - "Why?"
  • Page 20, panel 5, second part - "Why?"


  • No trivia.

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