He’s a member of the Justice League, has just celebrated his 75th Anniversary and will soon get his own feature film, and yet you still don’t hear too many people talking about Aquaman. That’s a shame because as his many fans know, Aquaman is one of the most interesting, creatively rich characters in the DC Universe. He’s both a super hero and a king—two roles that are often dynamically at odds with each other. He has a fiery paramour who comes from a shunned segment of Atlantis. And he can wield sharks as weapons!
When Batman intercepts an out-of-town hit squad targeting a visiting foreign dignitary, it seems like an open and shut case. But it turns out the Dark Knight’s troubles are just beginning when a mysterious woman named Penumbra emerges from the shadows to confront him on his home turf. Who is pulling Penumbra’s strings and what is her connection to Bruce Wayne’s past?