Perpetua's Whispers Rewrite DC Comics History in Multiverse's End

Time for Multiverse's End. Last week in Dark Nights: Death Metal: Speed Metal, we learned that the Reverse Flash had been whispering into the ear of Flashes and associates all through time, including persuading Wally West to cover up the deaths in Heroes In Crisis.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverse's End
Art from Speed Metal.

Looks like Perpetua beat him to it. Today's Dark Nights: Death Metal: Multiverses End sees John Stewart, Green Lantern, telling the story of all reality to Owlman. As you do.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

The Source and the Source Wall are part of Jack Kirby DC Cosmic legend, the boundaries of the universe, or Multiverse – made up of the body of dead gods, all joined together. And recently fractured in the previous Metal series, loosing Perpetua onto the multiverse and revealing her as it original creator.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

But also creating an army of creatures from the multiverse and turning them, as she did Lex Luthor, into an army.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

So that everyone else in the Source Wall was once part of her army, with quite the desire to leave.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

And that plan to leave has been happening with the first Crisis On Infinite Earths and her whispering begins. Whisper, whisper, whisper.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

And with every Crisis a further crack, which she whispers into existence. Including the actions of Hal Jordan as Parallax, Darkseid and Barbatos. All part of her grand plan.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

So the recent actions in Justice League and Metal were just the final straw, not the primary cause of the splitting of the Source Wall.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

Oh and also the news that Dr Manhattan jhas been messing with Earth Xl, home to the Crime Syndicate Of America as well.

Perpetua Rewrites DC Comics History With Whispers in Multiverses End
Art from Multiverse's End.

Killing by Dr Manhattan, Rorschach-style. And that he has been messing with Earth -0 too. Didn't read about that in Doomsday Clock…

DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL MULTIVERSE'S END #1
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Perpetua, mother of all existence, has culled all life and creation in the Multiverse, condensing all beings to one planet: Earth-Prime. In her quest for power and dominance, she rules absolutely and in totality, using her children-the Monitors and Anti-Monitors-as her heralds and destructors. But a group of heroes has banded together across multiple worlds in a last-ditch effort to stop her from destroying all of existence: Owlman, President Superman, Iris West, Captain Carrot, Guy Gardner, and others have chosen to make their final stand in a battle they're destined to lose! In Shops: Oct 07, 2020 SRP: $5.99

I bought mine from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-east store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, which runs Magic The Gathering nights on Fridays, and a larger south-west store in Bromley, which also runs Magic nights and has an extensive back issue collection and online store. If you are in the neighbourhood, check them out.

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Piranha Comics logo.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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