Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

Today's Metal #3 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion doubles down on the musical vibes the series has been rolling since they got away with calling the series that rather than the original corporate-preferred Dark Crisis.

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

We are told of a secret code system between Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to signal to each other when there is something they are unable to do openly.

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

So in Superman's dreams, he is contacted, and interprets it thus:

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

If it was BC I'd have had a totally different reaction of course. But Superman knows he is being called and where he has to go.

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

While the bad guys pick their favourite tune…

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

Number B-66 on the jukebox. Batman Sixty Six. How does that go again?

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

As Batman explains, it was a trap but he tried to give Superman a clue…

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

DC? In the music? Let's check. From the Batman theme tune…

Metal #3 Reveals The Letters In The Heart Of The Batman '66 TV Show Theme (SPOILERS)

Why, so it is. Like I said, Scott has been hanging around with Phonomancers Kieron and Janie just a little too much…

And it works as quite the tribute to the late Adam West too.

Out today.

DARK NIGHTS METAL #3
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Superman is pulled into the mystery of the Dark Multiverse while the Justice League follows the trail to a weapon that could keep the forces of the Dark Multiverse at bay!In Shops: Oct 11, 2017
SRP: $3.99

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