Can they arrive on Earth in time? What of Vril Dox? Justice League: No Justice #4 cover by Francis Manapul Like the ending to Dark Nights: Metal, the ending to Justice League: No Justice is a massive party with all your favorite DC characters that makes little coherent or flowing sense. I could break down the story and[...]
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It ties in somewhat to Dark Nights: Metal, both in the Immortal Men themselves and a certain guest star However, the creative team behind this one is trying to create something new, unique, and heavy. Unfortunately, it results in a lackluster first issue Despite how appealingly bizarre the visual design of most of the Immortal Men[...]
The budding Terrifics team reel from the message left by the mysterious Tom Strong, but they are forced to run before long. Something awakens, and it threatens to kill this team before it fully forms. Does it make for a good read?
However, Barbatos is far from beaten, and the Batman Who Laughs is close to completing the final stage of their plan. Dark Nights: Metal #6 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia As you can likely glean, this final issue is something of a plot explosion, and it can be difficult to keep track of[...]
The big event series from DC Comics that has just concluded, Dark Nights: Metal, was initially edited by Eddie Berganza and assistant edited by Rebecca Taylor. Then, spurred on by the news of Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, #MeToo, and more, Buzzfeed revived and delved deeper into allegations against Berganza Revealing information previously not widely known, even within[...]
We mentioned that Dark Nights: Metal #6 had a few surprise artists for the Coda at the end of the issue After all, the final issue of this event series had a lot to address and set up… The Source Wall has broken And the DC Universe has been changed You know, again. Or, if not changed, then[...]
Brimstone is born in this origin story about a young man named Joe Chamberlain. Joe lives in the impoverished town of York Falls. He finds an out, but is it worth it? And is it a good read?
Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt follows the Flash, Raven, and Cyborg desperately trying to return to our universe with the help of Detective Chimp. Is it a good read?
Planet Comicon Kansas City, which will be taking place from February 16th through the 18th in Kansas City, will have a meet-and-greet available with Dark Nights: Metal creators Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, and Jonathan Glapion. They will be in the afternoons of the Friday 16th and Saturday the 17th, and will be meeting the people who purchase a VIP meet-and-greet package[...]
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 locked up on Thanagar Prime, and Aquaman and Deathstroke have found a secret antechamber with an Nth Metal core far below Atlantis. As[...]
The Terrifics have united! Mister Terrific has gone to investigate what Simon Stagg has done with his Terrifictech. Metamorpho was used by Stagg to investigate the Dark Multiverse, resulting in Rex Mason losing his mind and turning into Nth Metal. Is it a good read?
Sideways is a teenage metahuman with the ability to open portals to anywhere. He does what anyone else would do: he makes a YouTube channel. Does this make for a good read in Sideways #1?
Feelings change over time, and some books that got an 8.5 may go higher than a 9.0 on the list. And now, let us kick off the DC list with Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1 by Sam Humphries and Ethan van Sciver. Batman: the Dawnbreaker #1 Cover by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson This was one of the Dark Nights: Metal Nightmare Batmen tie-ins and the[...]
Hawkman has awoken in a place in doesn't recognize. He can't remember who he is or where he is from. He is constantly under attack by Manhawks, and he needs to break free. Is Hawkman Found #1 a good read?
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 and Deathstroke find an even deeper mystery under Atlantis than Arthur himself suspected. Mister Terrific and Green Lantern Hal Jordan find a dire situation and an old enemy[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Dark Nights: Metal #4 from DC Comics by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO Plascencia, and Steve Wands brings the DC event back to its core story after a short break and a number of diverting tales expanding on the monsters now invading the DC Universe and the torture of Batman in the[...]
The Justice League is at the mercy of the Nightmare Batmen, but Cyborg has become connected to a power he didn't know he had. Is this a compelling read?
Last Wednesday saw the release of Dark Nights: Metal tie in one shot, Batman Lost, written by Scott Snyder, James Tyion IV, and Joshua Williamson, with art handled by Doug Mahnke, Yanick Paquette, Jorge Jimenez, Jaime Mendoza, Wil Quintana, Nathan Fairbairn, and Alejandro Sanchez. Batman Lost cover by Olivier Coipel and Dave Stewart But one of the[...]
Batman Lost adores its vulnerable protagonist without deifying him, it is a good mind trip of a story, and the art is gorgeous.
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] *Ties into Dark Nights: Metal crossover The Justice League is lost Each member outside of Cyborg, Batman, and Superman is trapped in a Batcave specifically designed to counter their abilities The Flash is trapped with the Red Death Aquaman is locked away with the Drowned Wonder Woman is forced to square off with the Merciless[...]
The Devastator comes from a world where Superman betrayed everyone. He infected himself with the Doomsday virus to stop him, and now he's on our world.
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] *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, and[...]
The leaders of the United States military are meeting to handle Barbatos. Batman the Merciless has found them. Will they make it, and is it a good read?
Batman the Drowned makes its way into Amnesty Bay to face off against Aquaman and Mera. With this, we learn this Batman's origin story. Is it a good read?
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Dark Nights: Metal #3 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia 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[...]
Review of DC's Dark Nights Metal by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and FCO Plascencia as the event heats up and brings the rock and roll
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Green Arrow #32 cover by Stepjan Sejic *Ties into Dark Nights: Metal crossover As a disclaimer, I will go ahead and say I didn't read the previous issues to the "Gotham Resistance" story arc I knew Metal was going to cross over into Green Arrow, but I had no idea it was going to be[...]
'Batman: Last Knight' Is Scott Snyder's Final Batman Story (For Now), Plus Grant Morrison On DC Metal?!
At the Batman panel at New York Comic Con 2017 today, Scott Snyder finally revealed the details on his long-awaited final Batman story (for a while),
DC super-mega-crossover event Dark Nights: Metal is getting its own soundtrack! And we're not just talking about a Spotify playlist Marilyn Manson's lead guitarist Tyler Bates is producing the six-track EP along with Warner Bros Records exec Mike Elizondo, as announced in a DC press release. "As both a musician and fan of heavy metal music, having[...]
In February, between Dark Nights: Metal #5 and #6, we'll get Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt, presumably focusing on the titular evil Batmen. Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, and Joshua Williamson will write, with Doug Mahnke and Ivan Reis on art, and a cover by Mahnke. Capullo said the one-shot gives him room to be on[...]