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! Now in paperback! Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising
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
About the Author
Grant Morrison, MBE is a Scottish comic book writer and playwright. They are known for their nonlinear narratives and countercultural leanings in their runs on titles including DC Comics's Animal Man, Doom Patrol, Batman, JLA, Action Comics, All-Star Superman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Vertigo's The Invisibles, and Fleetway's 2000 AD. They have also served as the editor-in-chief of Heavy Metal and currently operate as an adviser for the magazine. They are the co-creator of the Syfy TV series Happy! starring Christopher Meloni and Patton Oswalt. Morrison is also an occasional actor, with their most recent appearance being a brief cameo as a news broadcaster in the 2017 horror comedy film Mom and Dad, which starred Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair.
Scott Snyder has written comics for both DC and Marvel, including the best-selling series American Vampire, Batman, and Swamp Thing, and is the author of the story collection Voodoo Heart. He also co-created the Wytches comic book with Jock. He lives on Long Island with his wife Jeanie and his sons Jack and Emmett.
Peter J. Tomasi is a former editor at DC Comics and a New York Times bestselling author known for his work on the characters Green Lantern, Batman, Robin, Superman, and Wonder Woman, and various series including Nightwing, The Outsiders, and Batman: Arkham Knight. He lives in New York City.
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