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    Distributor: Random House, Inc. Availability: On Sale Date: Mar 26, 2019 Carton Quantity: 34 $33.99 CAD
    $24.99 USD
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Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising
By (author): Grant Morrison By (author): Scott Snyder By (author): Peter J. Tomasi Illustrated by: Francis Manapul
9781401289072 Paperback, Trade English General Trade COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Superheroes Mar 26, 2019
$33.99 CAD
Active 6.69 x 10.19 x 0.34 in 216 pages DC Comics
Seven nightmarish versions of Batman from seven dying alternate realities have been recruited by the dark god Barbatos to terrorize the World’s Greatest Heroes in our universe. They threaten life across the Multiverse, and the Justice League may be powerless to stop them! Now in paperback!

Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising introduces:

The Batman Who Laughs: a lunatic driven mad by his world’s Joker.
The Red Death: a thief who stole his reality’s Speed Force power.
The Drowned: a female, amphibious Batman.
The Dawnbreaker: a twisted Green Lantern.
The Murder Machine: a deranged, deadly cyborg.
The Merciless: a warrior who wears the helmet of Ares.
The Devastator: a part-human, part-Doomsday monster.

Featuring stories from Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Peter J. Tomasi, Grant Morrison, Joshua Williamson, Ethan Van Sciver, Philip Tan, Tyler Kirkham, Francis Manapul, Riley Rossmo, Tony S. Daniel, Howard Porter, Doug Mahnke and many more! Collects the seven Dark Nights: Batman tie-in one-shots and Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1.

Dark Nights: Metal was DC’s most highly anticipated blockbuster crossover event in 2017, from the superstar creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo

Features seven twisted amalgamations of Batman with the members of the Justice League, including the Red Death (the Flash), the Dawnbreaker (Green Lantern) and the Devastator (Superman)!

Features issues from best-selling creators Francis Manapul, Tony S. Daniel, Peter J. Tomasi, Ivan Reis, Doug Mahnke, Joshua Williamson, Ethan Van Sciver, James Tynion IV and more!

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman was DC’s best-selling comic every month in periodical form since its debut in September 2011, and all 10 volumes have been New York Times best-sellers

Ties together storylines told from the beginning of the New 52 in 2011!

This crossover event features Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League, as well as villains such as The Joker and the Suicide Squad!

Rated T

Collects the seven Dark Nights: Batman tie-in one-shots and Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1

Author Residence: Various

Author Hometown: Various

Marketing: National advertising: Goodreads, in-book advertising, Comic Book Resources, IGN, Newsarama, College Humor, Hero Complex, latimes.com, THE ONION

Ingram and Baker & Taylor Graphic Novels Catalog advertising

Promotion on dccomics.com; goodreads.com

Promotion through DC Comics social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs)

In-store co-op advertising

In-book advertising on DC Comics/Vertigo periodicals



Author Social Media: @grantmorrison

Praise for Dark Nights: Metal

“Where nightmares and reality collide.”—Washington Post

“A celebration of the wackiest, craziest, most outright fun elements of the DC Universe.”—Entertainment Weekly

“Very aptly named, packed as it is with both real steel and rock ’n roll. The series was forged with the spirit of the Jack Kirby, the original master of crafting a story full of mind-blowing ideas.”—SyFy Wire

“Big, bananas, crazy fun.”—Nerdist

“A big, crazy story—a story that feels like going to a huge rock concert.”—Polygon

“An awesome blend of bombastic action and vast cosmic conspiracies.”—IGN

“This comics team [of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo] is the real dynamic duo…definitely enjoyable, even to the casual comic fan. You can follow the story well enough, but this team is also packing in years and years of Batman backstory.”—Mashable

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