CW’s Monitor Revealed

With the upcoming Elseworlds crossover between TV’s FlashArrow and Supergirl (still no word on why Legends of Tomorrow isn’t included this year) promising to be fun, DC have released the first look at the Monitor or Mar-Novu as he’s apparently known:

How cool is that?

The book he’s holding though – that’s a new element added to the character and I can’t help wonder if it’s just a prop for the photo or has some significance – like Destiny’s book of fate, or whatever it was called.

Although, judging by the size of it, maybe it’s the Absolute Edition of Crisis on Infinite Earths . . . ?