Dark Nights: Metal writer Scott Snyder has tweeted artist Greg Capullo's cover of the series' first issue, which doesn't hit shelves until August 16.
The prelude to the Dark Nights crossover, Dark Days: The Forge, was just released on Wednesday, and set up a multiversal crossover centering on Batman.
Here's the full solicitation for the issue:
DARK NIGHTS: METAL #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Foil-stamped embossed cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant covers by ANDY KUBERT, JIM LEE and JOHN ROMITA JR.
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details. Only the main cover by Capullo will feature foil and embossing.
The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK NIGHTS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger—and the threats it contains are coming for the DC Universe!
DARK NIGHTS: METAL is a DC event unlike any other—one that will push Batman, Superman and heroes of the Justice League beyond their limits to take on threats unlike any our world has ever seen! It will take the combined might of the World’s Greatest Heroes as you’ve never seen them before to face what’s coming their way!
On sale AUGUST 16 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T+