This issue marks the re-launch of Aquaman in his own title, continuing the numbering of the 1962 series. Issue #56 was dated March-April 1971. Aquaman had been appearing in Adventure Comics #435-437 and 441-452 prior to this re-launch.
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.
Storyline continues from Adventure Comics #452 (July-August 1977 issue).