It's Adventure Sunday!
Great splash page, or Greatest Splash Page?
Merdo says he needs a better host body than Topo's, and he's chosen Aquaman's to do the job! Not happy with that news, the Sea King tries to force the mask off Merdo, but it won't budge. Then Aquaman tries getting some whale pals to give it a shot, but:
...and so ends another adventure for Aquaman and Aqualad!
I am flat out declaring: Merdo the Wizard and his Helmet of Hate has to be brought back, period. Jeff Parker, get on this immediately!
Ramona Fradon was/is so wonderfully gifted at making even the silliest concept look cool. I mean, this is an octopus wearing a sentient, talking metal helmet, and I can't get enough.