Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Take a Curtain Name
for a Greater, Louder, and Quicker Sequel to their Headbanging 2017 Sequence
BURBANK, CA (February 12, 2020) – DC will give readers what they need this summer time—greater, louder, quicker, and “metal-er“—because the writer introduced its plans for Darkish Nights: Loss of life Metallic, the sequel to the smash-hit 2017-18 sequence Darkish Nights: Metallic, which introduced widespread adjustments to the DC universe and launched followers to the Darkish Multiverse and a runaway-hit villain, the Batman Who Laughs.
A brand new Darkish Nights: Loss of life Metallic sequence means an encore for the unique group of hardcore headbangers: the bestselling group of author Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, together with inker Jonathan Glapion and colorist FCO Plascencia. Situation #1 of this six-issue miniseries hits comedian ebook shops and on-line retailers on Might 13, 2020. The sequence may also embrace a number of “Metalverse” one-shots all through the summer time months, increasing the huge world created by the Loss of life Metallic storyline.
“I’ve been ready to do that story since we completed Darkish Nights: Metallic,” mentioned Snyder. “As a lot because it was a whole occasion, we left some threads hanging there for certain. I’d hoped that if individuals preferred the primary sequence sufficient, we’d have an opportunity to arrange one thing greater, and that’s our plan for Loss of life Metallic.”
“For all of us, Darkish Nights: Loss of life Metallic is concerning the enjoyable issue,” provides Capullo. “Comics ought to be enjoyable, bombastic, and over-the-top. This sequence goes to be thrilling and jam-packed with nice ‘metal-esque’ moments that may make followers lose their minds once they see them.”
This new sequence spins out of the occasions of Scott Snyder’s Justice League run and the 12 months of the Villain: Hell Arisen miniseries by James Tynion IV. The Earth has been consumed by Darkish Multiverse power, having been conquered by the Batman Who Laughs and his evil lieutenants, corrupted variations of Shazam, Donna Troy, Supergirl, Blue Beetle, Hawkman, and Commissioner Jim Gordon. Some heroes, like Surprise Girl and the Flash, have made compromises as they negotiate to maintain humanity alive on this hell-born panorama. Others, like Batman, are a part of an underground resistance seeking to take again management of their world. Superman is imprisoned, cursed to actually energy Earth’s solar for eternity.
However a mysterious determine gives Surprise Girl with important data she may be capable to use to rally Earth’s remaining heroes to withstand the Batman Who Laughs. Can the Justice League break free from the Darkish Multiverse and defeat Perpetua?
“Darkish Nights: Metallic was an absolute game-changer for DC,” mentioned DC SVP and editor-in-chief Bob Harras. “It was a loopy roller-coaster experience that gave us not solely the Batman Who Laughs, however a narrative that was so loopy over-the-top, it saved our readers on the sting of their seats with each problem, and I count on Scott, Greg, FCO, and Jonathan will inform a narrative with even greater stakes, and undoubtedly extra Joker dragons!”
Darkish Nights: Loss of life Metallic is a six-issue month-to-month sequence with points #1-Three delivery in Might, June, and July, then resuming in September, October, and November. Situation #1 will probably be obtainable in comedian ebook shops and collaborating on-line retailers on Wednesday, Might 13, 2020. For extra data on the World’s Best Tremendous Heroes, go to www.dccomics.com, the DC YouTube channel, or observe @DCComics and @TheDCNation on social media.