Dark Nights (Hardcover)

Metal: Dark Knights Rising

By Peter J. Tomasi, Joshua Williamson, James IV Tynion, Francis Manapul (Illustrator), Ethan Van Sciver (Illustrator)

DC Comics, 9781401277376, 216pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2018

List Price: 29.99*
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Seven nightmarish versions of Batman from seven dying alternate realities have been recruited by the dark god Barbatos to terrorize the World's Greatest Heroes in our universe. They threaten life across the Multiverse, and the Justice League may be powerless to stop them!

We introduce you to:

The Batman Who Laughs: a lunatic driven mad by his world's Joker.
The Red Death: a thief who stole his reality's Speed Force power.
The Drowned: a female, amphibious Batman.
The Dawnbreaker: a twisted Green Lantern.
The Murder Machine: a deranged, deadly cyborg.
The Merciless: a warrior who wears the helmet of Ares.
The Devastator: a part-human, part-Doomsday monster.

Featuring stories from Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Peter J. Tomasi, Grant Morrison, Joshua Williamson, Ethan Van Sciver, Philip Tan, Tyler Kirkham, Francis Manapul, Riley Rossmo, Tony S. Daniel, Howard Porter, Doug Mahnke and many more! Collects the seven Dark Nights: Batman tie-in one-shots and Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1.

Praise For Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising

Praise for Dark Nights: Metal:

"Where nightmares and reality collide." --Washington Post

"A celebration of the wackiest, craziest, most outright fun elements of the DC Universe." --Entertainment Weekly

"Very aptly named, packed as it is with both real steel and rock 'n roll. The series was forged with the spirit of the Jack Kirby, the original master of crafting a story full of mind-blowing ideas." --SYFY Wire

"Big, bananas, crazy fun." --Nerdist

"A big, crazy story--a story that feels like going to a huge rock concert." --Polygon

"An awesome blend of bombastic action and vast cosmic conspiracies." --IGN

"This comics team [of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo]is the real dynamic duo...definitely enjoyable, even to the casual comic fan. You can follow the story well enough, but this team is also packing in years and years of Batman backstory." --Mashable