UPDATED: A Dark BATMAN Towers Over Fallen JUSTICE LEAGUErs In METAL #3 Cover

Dark Nights: Metal #3
Credit: DC Comics

Updated August 18 (below) with the color versions of the Andy Kubert and John Romita Jr. variant covers to Dark Nights: Metal #3.


Original Story: Three covers to October Dark Nights: Metal books have been released by DC.

Greg Capullo's Dark Nights: Metal #3 cover features a sinister version of Batman towering over the fallen bodies of his fellow Justice Leaguers, and while at first guess it might be one of the seven evil Batmen of the Dark Multiverse or Barbatos himself, the lack of Batman among the fallen infers that that's the DCU mainstay Dark Knight.

Pencils to a variant cover to that issue by Andy Kubert spotlights a similiarly menacing version of Batman

And the Drowned is on full display in Jason Fabok's Batman: The Drowned #1 cover.

Here is the solicitation for those two issues:

DARK NIGHTS: METAL #3
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Variant covers by ANDY KUBERT, JIM LEE and JOHN ROMITA JR.
Superman is pulled into the mystery of the Dark Multiverse while the Justice League follows the trail to a weapon that could keep the forces of the Dark Multiverse at bay!
On sale OCTOBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6 • $3.99 US • FOIL-STAMPED, EMBOSSED COVER • RATED T+

BATMAN: THE DROWNED #1
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by PHILIP TAN
Cover by JASON FABOK
As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can even the World’s Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful, nightmare versions of familiar figures? Find out in these special tie-in issues!
ADVANCE SOLICITED • ONE-SHOT • On sale OCTOBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
FOIL-STAMPED COVER • RATED T+

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