DC Releases a Trailer For Mera: Tidebreaker Young Adult Graphic Novel

Last December, Mera was at Aquaman’s side is the sea king’s blockbuster movie. But in the upcoming Mera: Tidebreaker graphic novel, the future queen of Atlantis is stepping into the spotlight. Danielle Paige and artist Stephen Byrne are teaming up for this graphic novel, which will re-imagine Mera and Arthur’s story.

Mera: Tidebreaker is the first book from the new DC Ink imprint, and it’s an out of continuity story that stands alone. DC has released a new trailer for the book, which finds Mera and her people under Atlantean oppression. Mera takes it upon herself to save the kingdom of Xebel by assassinating the Atlantean prince, Arthur. However, Mera’s murderous plan may be easier said than done, especially after she starts falling for Arthur.

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Here’s the official description from DC Comics:

“Princess Mera is teenage royalty and heir to the throne of Xebel, a colony ruled by the other no-so-lost land under the sea, Atlantis. Her father, his court, and the entire kingdom are expecting her to marry and introduce a new king. But Mera is destined to wear a different crown….

When the Xebellian military plots to overthrow Atlantis and break free of its oppressive regime, Mera seizes the opportunity to take control of her own destiny by assassinating Arthur Curry—the long-lost prince and heir to the kingdom of Atlantis. But her mission gets sidetracked when Mera and Arthur unexpectedly fall in love. Will Arthur Curry be the king at Mera’s side, or will he die under her blade as she attempts to free her people from persecution?”

DC will release Mera: Tidbreaker on April 2. You can watch the teaser trailer below, and then share your thoughts in the comment section!