DC’s Dark Metal Event Breaks the Internet with the Final Design Photos of the Upcoming Evil Batmen

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are back and hitting the DC Universe with it’s first big event since Rebirth launched last year.  With names like The Red Death, The Murder Machine, The Dawnbreaker, The Drowned, the Merciless and The Devastator – its no wonder fans are excited beyond all measure. Each of these nightmarish beings are corrupted versions of Batman, who will stop at nothing to rule all of the DC Universe.

Check out the title list below and let us know which you’re looking forward to the most!


BATMAN: THE RED DEATH #1 (on sale September 20)

Written by Joshua Williamson

Art by Carmine Di Giandomenico


BATMAN: THE MURDER MACHINE #1 (on sale September 27)

Written by Frank Tieri

Art by Ricardo Federici


BATMAN: THE DAWNBREAKER #1 (on sale October 4)

Written by Sam Humphries

Art by Ethan Van Sciver


BATMAN: THE DROWNED #1 (on sale October 18)

Written by Dan Abnett

Art by Philip Tan


BATMAN: THE MERCILESS #1 (on sale October 25)

Written by Peter J. Tomasi

Art by Francis Manapul

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