DC Comics Rebirth & Dark Nights: Metal Spoilers: Top 10 Details On Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo’s DC / Batman Opus!

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DC Comics Rebirth and Dark Nights: Metal TOP 10 Spoilers follow.

We’ve combed through multiple sources to pull together the Top 10 details that have slipped out and been revealed about Dark Nights: Metal, the first big event in the DC Rebirth era by writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. It is story that Snyder has seeded since the beginning of his New 52 Batman comics run with Capullo. Beyond the official meaty newsy details DC Comics released with the art at the beginning and end of this piece, we also know the below Top 10 things too!

    • First ever Batman-centric DC Comics universe spanning event comic mini-series.
    • Mini-series will be fun, exciting, but not grim despite dark moments / subject matter. It will be “celebratory, huge and crazy.”
    • Dark Nights: Metal will “examine every choice a hero doesn’t take and every path they don’t walk, and open up worlds that are forged by nightmares”.
    • Wonder Woman and Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) play big roles early on in Metal while Cyborg gas a big role and storyline in Metal.
    • June 2017 sees prelude one in Dark Days: The Forge #1, July 2017 sees prelude two in Dark Days: The Casting #1, and August 2017 has Dark Nights: Metal #1.
    • Hawkman returns; Death of Hawkman dovetails well into Metal. Likely a new Hawkman based on DC’s comments that “Hawkman and reincarnation go hand-in-hand.
    • Not just the main DC Rebirth Earth is at risk, but multiple worlds are at risk. This could relate to main DC Prime universe worlds like Rann and Thanagar and/or the Multiversity of Earths and related planets, e.g. Earth 2 and Thanagar 2, and/or Multiverse transcending planets like Apokolips and New Genesis.
    • The mysteries set up in DC Universe Rebirth #1, and continues into Batman / The Flash “The Button” will have elements play out in Metal, but the pay-off for those DC Rebirth mysteries are writer Tom King’s to tell.
    • Dark Nights: Metal is planned to be a six month monthly shipping series. So, it should end in January 2018. Readers can start reading Dark Nights: Metal cold; all you need to understand it will be in the mini-series.
    • The end of Dark Nights: Metal will create over-arching story beats that will propel DC Rebirth and storylines in several titles forward.

What do you think? What else have you learned? Are you intrigued?

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