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comics - Dark Nights: Metal #6 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #6 Review: A Guitar Solo Celebration of DC Comics

The Justice League and their allies have been taken by the Nightmare Batmen. Wonder Woman and Hawkgirl are wading through an army from the Dark Multiverse. Diana and Kendra manage to use their metal to awaken the League, and they soon find the demonic Hawkman keeping the Forge of Worlds dark. Soon Cyborg and Flash […]


Dark Nights: Metal #5 Cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #5 Review: A Compelling Build-Up Before the Conclusion

Barbatos and the Batman Who Laughs prepare for the final stage of their plan to sink our Earth into the Dark Multiverse. Meanwhile, Superman and Batman have found Hawkman turned into a massive demonic monster, Wonder Woman squares off against Black Adam and the corrupted Hawkgirl, Mister Terrific and Green Lantern Hal Jordan have been […]

Dark Nights: Metal #4 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #4 Review: Gorgeous, Interesting, but Not Especially Exciting

Batman has found Superman enslaved to the Dark Multiverse too, and the World’s Finest must find a way to escape imprisonment and save their universe. In doing so, they find a powerful and mysterious entity. Wonder Woman, Doctor Fate, and Kendra Saunders arrive at the Rock of Eternity to find it rejecting their presence. Aquaman […]

Justice League #33 Review: Cyborg Takes Back The Fight

*ties into the Dark Days: Metal crossover Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, and Green Lantern have been taken by the Nightmare Batmen. Superman and Batman are missing in the Dark Multiverse. The fate of the Justice League now lies upon Cyborg, who has been taken apart and tormented by the Murder Machine and Batman Who […]

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Batman Lost #1 Review: Everyone Has A Favorite Batman Story

An elderly Bruce Wayne is asked by his granddaughter to retell one of the old stories of Batman. She picks the Case of the Chemical Syndicate, and Bruce recalls the events of his first detective case. Things are off, and his mind trails to prehistoric man and the lives of his ancestors. All of this […]

The Flash #33 Review: Loosely Strung Together And Too Fast Moving

*Ties into the Dark Nights: Metal crossover The Flash and Steel just sent Superman into the Dark Multiverse to search for our Batman. The legions of Barbatos are aware of their actions and send the Devastator and the Murder Machine to attack the two heroes. Cyborg is struggling to keep in contact with Flash, Steel, […]

Dark Nights: Metal #3 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

‘Dark Nights: Metal’ #3 Review: Detective Chimp Shows Up And I’m Happy

Barbatos has held Superman in a mental prison, wherein he fights Barbatos again and again many times over. Thankfully, Wonder Woman and the Flash manage to save him, bringing the Man of Steel to their last holdout in the Oblivion Bar. The bar is run by Nightmaster and Detective Chimp. Kendra Saunders, Nightwing, Robin, Mister […]

Cover to Batman the Dawnbreaker #1 by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson

Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1 Review: The Darkest Knight

On an alternate Earth, Bruce Wayne faced the death of his parents without fear or anger. He faced it with will instead, and this willpower attracted a Green Lantern Ring, making him the first Green Lantern of Earth. He immediately overrode the Ring to allow him to kill the man who slew his parents. He […]

‘Batman: The Murder Machine’ #1 Review: Batborg Takes Over

Metal continues its exploration through the Batman League with its Cyborg analogue, the Murder Machine. On another world, Alfred Pennyworth is brutally murdered by the enemies of the Batman. In a fit of grief, he requests that Cyborg helps him finish the Alfred Protocol, a means of turning Alfred into an AI that can watch […]

‘Batman: The Red Death’ #1 Review: Batman Gets Ugly (Or Rather, Uglier)

Firstly, I just want to talk about how much I love the extremes they are going for with the “Metal” aesthetic by having these one-shots have 1980s metal band names like “The Red Death” and “Murder Machine.” I really dig it. There are worlds in the multiverse that are not meant to exist. They exist […]

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Scott Snyder Reveals Some More About Metal And His ‘Dark Crisis’

Dark Days: The Casting revealed plenty about the shape of things to come from DC in the very near future as part of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo‘s event, Metal. And as people pore over the pages and try to find every Easter egg, some are taking to just asking the writer. CBR did an […]