The majority of the earth's surface is water, and Aquaman rules it all! But is it too much for just one man to protect and serve? Some Sub Diegoans think so, and they've decided they want their very own guardian. But are they ready for the tougher, meaner Malrey?
Black Manta is back! Aquaman's deadliest enemy returns with all the power, resources and legal protection of a multinational corporation behind him! Plus, Aquagirl leads a group of Sub Diegans to Atlantis — but they may wish they'd never come!
The 3-part "With the Fishes" concludes! What happened on the day San Diego sank? The truth may surprise you when Aquaman is forced to choose between civilization and chaos as a group of pirates led by the villainous Marauder takes advantage of the horrendous, watery disaster area.
Introducing the newest member of Aquaman's task force: Aquagirl! Aquaman's new priority is Sub Diego's security as he cracks down on all illegal activity. Some citizens believe he's gone too far. Unfortunately for them, that kind of thinking is a crime!
A rush of applications for GeneTech's water-breather gene therapy leads to chaos! Aquaman goes to the JLA to gain leverage against GeneTech, but finds the group in the middle of its own problems as the Themyscira crisis heats up! And Malrey is badly hurt in battle with Conger!
The full wrath of Aquaman comes down on Black Manta! Meanwhile, Aquagirl returns from Atlantis with Koryak, causing Aquaman to question his feelings for two women.
There's blood in the water and sharks are coming - literally! The Marauder is after secret weapons in the sunken naval bases at San Diego. Even with the aid of the Sea Devils, Aquaman will be in no shape to fend him off after an epic clash in the ocean depths!
Ocean Master has taken over Aquaman's life, and the real Aquaman is now the Ocean Master! Chaos erupts as Aquaman realizes all is not as it seems, especially when a secret from his past comes back to haunt him in ways he could never have imagined!