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The Joker Snake Returns For More Tales From The Dark Multiverse

The Joker Snake Returns For More Tales From The Dark Multiverse

DC Comics has announced three new Tales from the Dark Multiverse comic book one-shots in December, playing off previous big event storylines including for the first time, the first Metal arc. Could the Joker Snake be eating its own tale? TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE: WAR OF THE GODS #1 (December 1) Written by VITA […]

Lex Luthor Of The Endless Death Metal Does Sandman Again (Spoilers)

Lex Luthor Of The Endless? Death Metal Does Sandman Again? (Spoilers)

Death Metal #3 ended with Lobo having been to Bone planet and the Fifth Dimension collecting little boxes, checking in with his boss. A rather damaged version of Lex Luthor… …who had fought with and lost against The Batman Who Laughs and Perpetua and was exiled to Earth without his powers. And who had clearly […]

DC Comics November 2020 Solicitations &#8211 11 Titles Frankensteined

DC Comics November 2020 Solicitations – 11 Titles Frankensteined

Later today, DC Comics will issue their November 2020 solicitations. But before then, we have Frankensteined a few together as a bit of a teaser… beginning with a design variant cover for Batman #101 of the new character Ghost-maker. BATMAN #102 By James Tynion IV, Guillem March and Tomeu Morey. First appearance of Ghost-maker. Dark […]

DC Introduces A World Of Evil Super-Pets For Death Metal in November

DC Introduces A World Of Evil Super-Pets For Death Metal in November

DC Comics cares a lot about the Super-Pets, so much so they will go to court against Netflix to defend them. But this November, as The Batman Who Laughs Batmanhattan The Darkest Knight is creating his own New 52 full of darkest versions of reality. Definitely not a commentary on Dan DiDio, right? Surely not. […]

Wally West Welcome The Robin King to DC Comics in Death Metal #3

Wally West, Welcome The Robin King to DC Comics in Death Metal #3

Today saw The Robin King in Death Metal #3 make his first full appearance in his full costume – after his origin in Legends Of The Dark Knights and his appeal to The Batmanhattan Who Laughs the previous issue of Death Metal #3. Open up the cage, this bit has got a lot to say… […]

What Robin King Does to Barry Allen &#038 Alan Scott in Death Metal #SDCC

What Robin King Does to Barry Allen & Alan Scott in Death Metal #SDCC

Scott Snyder has been talking about the cheeriness of Damian Wayne-esque The Robin King, with upcoming art in Dark Nights: Death Metal #4, on the DC panel for Comic-Con@Home for the SDCC slots… "Thank you so much, good morning, I worked really hard on the belt, it actually contains a way of killing every one […]

Batman #100 Rorschach #1 Lead DC Comics October 2020 Solicitations

Batman #100, Rorschach #1 Lead DC Comics October 2020 Solicitations

DC Comics Full Solicitations from October 2020 – the non-Frankensteined version. And leading with Batman #100 and Rorschach #1 – but there are endings as well… looks like DC Comics is also going through a few prominent cuts… BATMAN #100 written by JAMES TYNION IV art and wraparound cover by JORGE JIMENEZ backup stories art […]

Transforming The Batman Who Laughs in Death Metal #2 (Spoilers)

Transforming The Batman Who Laughs in Death Metal #2 (Spoilers)

The Batman Who Laughs was created by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo for Dark Nights: Metal, a Judge Death-type character who is the Batman from another universe, infected with the mind of The Joker, and heading up the Dark Dimensions of alternative Batmen. Since then he has become a major DC Universe character with his […]

Warren Ellis Dinosaur Batman Story Removed From Death Metal

Warren Ellis Dinosaur Batman Story Removed From Death Metal

It was a surprising piece of news, that Warren Ellis was going to write a two-page story in the Death Metal spinoff comic book Dark Nights: Death Metal Legends of the Dark Knights. Even more so that it would be telling the origin of an evil Bruce Wayne Batman from a Dark Dimension, who had transplanted […]

Death Metal and Young Justice Throw Exposition At The Many Crises

Death Metal and Young Justice Throw Exposition At The Many Crises

Of late you haven't been able to move without DC comics characters realising that Crises have happened within their continuity, resetting their lives, rewriting them, deleting them and even restoring them. Whether it's Superman and Lois Lane having contradictory versions of their own lives co-existing with each other. Or future Batmen avoiding being other versions […]

Death Metal Gets Spinoffs in DC Comics September 2020 Solicitations

Death Metal Gets Spinoffs in DC Comics September 2020 Solicitations

We knew about Death Metal: Speed Metal but Death Metal: Trinity Crisis and Death Metal: Multiverse's End are new to us… take a look at DC Comics' September 2020 solicitations, available in comic shops through UCS, Lunar and now Diamond UK… Detective Comics #1027 Written By Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Matt Fraction, Tom […]

Warren Ellis to Write Evil Robot Dinosaur Batman in Death Metal

Warren Ellis to Write Evil Robot Dinosaur Batman in Death Metal

Man, it's a long time since Bleeding Cool broke the news about a) a sequel to Metal by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. that b) it would be called Death Metal and c) showed off artwork, all through pounding shoes on pavements. But pandemic or no pandemic, we are finally getting there. It was James […]


Sothebys Auctions Ian Levines Collection Of Every DC Comic Ever

Sotheby's Auctions Ian Levine's Collection Of Every DC Comic Ever

Ian Levine is known for many things, as a record producer and pop mogul, working with Pet Shop Boys, Erasure, Bananarama, Kim Wilde, Billie Piper, Simon Cowell, producing Take That's first singles. As a big Doctor Who fan, Ian Levine is known for working on the TV show as a Continuity Advisor, composing the theme tune to K9 And […]

Jim Lee Auctions Sketches Every Day To Raise Money for Comic Shops

Jim Lee Auctions Sketches Every Day To Raise Money for Comic Shops

Legendary comic book creator Jim Lee is the sole publisher of DC Comics, in Burbank, California. But like everyone else, he is stuck at home right now. And with some comic book retailers screaming blue murder over DC Comics' plan to continue with digital comic distribution this Wednesday, and potentially using regional print distribution channels, […]

Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G Crisis Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G, Crisis, Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Oh had you forgotten all about 5G? Well, maybe in the light of the coronavirus pandemic, DC Comics has as well. But plenty of plans were already in place and have been moving forward. Including it seems, today's Legion Of Super-Heroes #5 by Brian Bendis and Ryan Sook. Now, those keen readers of Bleeding Cool's […]


Justice League Odyssey #19 Keeps Rewriting the Timeline Too (Spoilers)

Justice League Odyssey #19 Keeps Rewriting the Timeline Too (Spoilers)

Today's Flash #750 reveals a new self-contradictory timeline, which Wally West's Dr Manhattan-powered up Pariah must find a way to sort out. But maybe it's more that just the machinations of Manhattan that got it that way? Because today's Justice League Odyssey #19 has Epoch. The Lord of Time, making big plans for everyone and […]

What Is DC Comics 5G The Story So Far&#8230

"What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far…

On the 13th of June, 2019, Bleeding Cool made the first mention of something DC Comics was planning called 5G. We had no idea what it was. All we knew was that it was, "something that is, or has, been planned at DC Comics at the upper creative and editorial echelons." It took until October […]