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Aquaman and Mera Welcome a New Member to the Family in February

As the DC Universe moves into the coming new year, Aquaman and Mera are about to get a new addition to their growing family.

Ahead of the release of its February 2020 solicits, DC has revealed the covers and solicitation text for the upcoming Aquaman #57, by Kelly Sue Deconnick, Robson Rocha and Daniel Henriques. As the undersea superhero regroups after his recent encounter with the upgraded Black Manta, Mera goes into labor with their child, putting her position as Queen of Atlantis in jeopardy.

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The solicitation text, standard cover by Robson Rocha and Daniel Henriques and variant cover by Kris Anka are below

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AQUAMAN #57

    • written by KELLY SUE DeCONNICK
    • art by ROBSON ROCHA and DANIEL HENRIQUES
    • cover art by ROBSON ROCHA and DANIEL HENRIQUES
    • variant cover art by KRIS ANKA
    • In this issue, Mera and Aquaman welcome their very own Aquababy! In the wake of Black Manta’s attack on Amnesty Bay, Aquaman encounters a new crisis when Mera unexpectedly goes into labor…and things don’t look good for the queen of Atlantis. Don’t miss this historic, emotional issue that kicks off a bold new era for Aquaman!
    • ON SALE 02.19.20

    Arthur Curry and Mera previously had an infant son named Arthur, Jr., who was murdered by Black Manta years ago. The resulting grief put a strain on the couple's marriage, leading to its dissolution and Mera becoming inactive for a time. With Aquaman's role in Atlantis and the DC Universe shaky given recent events, the new child could put unwanted attention on the couple when they need it the least.

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    Aquaman #57, by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Robson Rocha and Daniel Henriques, goes on sale Feb. 19 from DC.

    (via Screen Rant)

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