DC Inks Mera: Tidebreaker Gets a First Look Trailer

The highly anticipated young adult publishing line, DC Inklaunches April 2, 2019 with the release of Mera: Tidebreaker, and DC has released an exciting new trailer for the upcoming graphic novel.

Known for her acclaimed re-imaginations of well-known characters in the bestselling series Dorothy Must Die and Stealing Snow, Danielle Paige brings her signature storytelling to the DC universe in her first graphic novel, transforming one of DC’s most popular characters into a fiery teenager who may look like a princess but is no one’s damsel in distress.

Paige is joined by fan-favorite artist Stephen Byrne, whose most recent credits include DC’s popular Wonder Twins series, part of the Wonder Comics imprint curated by bestselling writer Brian Michael Bendis. David Caledron provides the beautiful colors.

Mera: Tidebreaker is an empowering and timely coming-of-age tale for today’s teen, exploring such powerful themes as female equality, activism, social justice and self-discovery.


Princess Mera is teenage royalty and heir to the throne of Xebel, a penal colony ruled by Atlantis. Her father 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? Mera is forced to choose between following her heart and her mission to kill.

Mera: Tidebreaker