"Sea Devils": Aquaman has come to the Black Sea after hearing about rumours of a poisonous mountain and finds a toxic waste dump after investigating. He further finds that it's mutating the sea-life around it and is unable to call out to them to swim away from it. He can however sense something
Appearing in "Sea Devils"
- Russian mafia
- Mutant anglerfish (Dies)
- Aleksandr Ivanovich (Mentioned only)
- Aleksandr Kuznetsov (Mentioned only)
- Interpol (Mentioned only)
- Superman (Mentioned only)
- Devil Fish minisub
Synopsis for "Sea Devils"
Aquaman has come to the Black Sea after hearing about rumours of a poisonous mountain and finds a toxic waste dump after investigating. He further finds that it's mutating the sea-life around it and is unable to call out to them to swim away from it. He can however sense something big is buried beneath the toxic dump.
Arthur suddenly notices more of the toxic barrels being dumped by a ship and goes to investigate, hearing the sound of gunfire and spotting a minisub of the Sea Devils stationed alongside it. The group has boarded the ship and tries to blow it up, but they are interrupted by Aquaman who states they're acting like actual ecoterrorists by trying to kill the ship's crew.
Dane warns Arthur of the crew aiming at him and states that they're Russian mobsters working for Aleksandr Kuznetsov, a biotech billionaire dumping the toxic waste in the ocean to increase his profit. The Sea Devils manage to apprehend the crew in the gunfight without killing anyone and Dane tells Arthur they don't take lives. After Nick remembers about his explosives, he learns that the crew threw it in the sea.
The explosion of the toxic barrels causes a giant mutant anglerfish to be freed and it stars attacking the ship to feed on the toxic waste aboard it. Arthur stabs its esca, but it completely heals after consuming the toxic barrels falling from the ship. The minisub of the Sea Devil pounds it with torpedoes after evacuating the crew but gets swallowed.
Arthur after hearing Dane talks about the anglerfish's swim bladder figures it can be burst since it's a deep-sea fish. As he goes through its body, the bladder and the fish itself burst into many pieces, freeing the Sea Devil minisub. Afterwards Arthur offers the sea devils to come work for him as representatives of Atlantis, offering them diplomatic immunity while promising to turn the crew in to Interpol.
Appearing in "Worth"
- Aqualad (Flashback and main story)
- Aquaman (Flashback only)
- Kenny (Flashback only)
- Lucia Hyde (Flashback only)
- Teen Titans (Flashback only)
- Batman (Mentioned only)
- Bolt (Mentioned only)
- Atlantis (Flashback only)
- Waterbearers (Flashback and main story)
Synopsis for "Worth"
Jackson Hyde gets bored of trying to set up his online dating profile with Evan and asks him if he'll be interested in a relationship, but he replies he doesn't feel any romantic attraction to him. Jackson thinks he made a fool of himself and leaves, despite Evan insisting it's okay.
On his way home, Jackson reminisces how he similarly wrecked his relationship with Kenny when hr tried to be truthful by showing off his powers. Suddenly he gets attacked by the Electrocutioner who states he's here to hurt him for the debt his dad owes him, figuring his son being beaten up will cause embarrassment for him.
Electrocutioner easily disables Jackson's Waterbearers and is unaffected bio-electric attacks, causing him to switch to physical attacks. Electrocutioner mocks him claiming his attempts at relationships fail because he wants attention which he never got from his father. Jackson replies he's proven himself to others in his own right and to tell everyone he's tougher than his father.
Knowing however it was his father who had sent Electrocutioner, he calls him out. When confronted, Manta states that he didn't want him to be an embarrassment to him. Jackson replies he won't. After he starts filling his helmet with water, Jackson replies that's how he felt all these years while struggling but states he's lucky he didn't raise him, otherwise he wouldn't have spared him.
Appearing in "Throne of Atlantis: Chapter One"
- Atlantic Ocean
- Justice League Watchtower
- Gotham City
- Metropolis Seafood Grill
- Trident of Neptune
- Orm's Crown
- U.S.S. Mabus
Synopsis for "Throne of Atlantis: Chapter One"
This story is reprinted from Justice League (Volume 2) #15.
Superman and Wonder Woman disguise themselves as ordinary citizens for a date but are forced to resume their duties when a tsunami floods Metropolis. Meanwhile, Aquaman consults with Batman about an impending threat to the world. As a Tsunami approaches Gotham, Aquaman realizes the Atlantians are at fault.
Appearing in "The King and the Queen"
- Ocean Master (Flashback and main story)
- Justice League (Flashback only)
- Corum Rath (Mentioned only)
- United States of America
- Atlantis (Mentioned only)
- Xebel (Mentioned only)
- Ocean Master's Trident
Synopsis for "The King and the Queen"
This story is reprinted from Mera: Queen of Atlantis #2.
Appearing in "The Rise of Aqualad, Part 2"
- Justice League Watchtower (Mentioned only)
Synopsis for "The Rise of Aqualad, Part 2"
This story is reprinted from Teen Titans (Volume 6) #7.
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