Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising features the origin stories of these seven nightmare Batmen, each more terrifying than the last: the Batman Who Laughs, the Red Death, the Drowned, the Dawnbreaker, the Murder Machine, the Merciless and the Devastator. Entertaining Tie-in to Dark Nights: Metal, Reviewed in the United States on October 31, 2020. The Drowned: a female, amphibious Batman. These Kindle Books can only be redeemed by recipients in your country. The only negative part to this series is the chimpanzee contribution. Finishing on a fantastic final showdown between the DC heroes and the Dark Knights, the book hits a home run and feels like one of the best crossover events I’ve ever read. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? The Merciless: a warrior who wears the helmet of Ares. Great art work and has captured the metal look. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Choose delivery method and buy Kindle Books. My 14 year old son and I liked this one best out of the 3 books. This is the best Metal-related volume I've read yet, largely because each individual issue charts the origin story for each of the dark Batmen featured in the main storyline. The Devastator: a part-human, part-Doomsday monster. Dark Nights: Metal #5; Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1; Dark Nights: Metal #6; The original Dark Nights: Metal checklist released by DC Timeline Notes. Start by marking “Dark Nights: Metal - Dark Knights Rising” as Want to Read: Error rating book. It’s one hell of an opener that instantly showcases how bad things could get if Batman decided that enough was enough and decided that murder was his only option. Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising features the origin stories of these seven nightmare Batmen, each more terrifying than the last: the Batman Who Laughs, the Red Death, the Drowned, the Dawnbreaker, the Murder Machine, the Merciless and the Devastator. I received this from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I. All rights reserved. The book its self looks amazing. Collects the seven Dark Nights: Batman tie-in one-shots and Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1. I mean, I think that I would have liked The Batman Who Laughs to have been straight up tortured to insanity by the Joker rather than what actually turned him evil. I submitted an entry for the #GoodreadsGiveaway ...I'm really excited for this "Batman Who Laughs"...I saw the art somewhere and really enjoy the look. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. What Dark Knights Rising expertly does throughout is showcase how Batman could easily murder and maim the Justice League should he need to but his goodness is what holds him back. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Explains all origins of all the 7 evil batman. named ‘The Alfred Protocol’, this issue deals with the loss of Batman’s mentor and how trying to resurrect him has dier consequences. If you aren't familiar with the entities and dimensions of the DC Multiverse and haven't read Dark Nights: Metal, then I doubt that this will make any sense to you. Only slightly better than the main event, but still an absolute dumpster fire of poorly executed ideas serving some cool-looking art and not much else. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Total waste of time? Whilst neither match up to the stories that precede them, both have their little standout moments that stop them from becoming mundane. The Red Death. Dark Nights: Metal reveals the Dark Knights—twisted versions of Batman from a nightmarish dimension where his worst fears have come true. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 After reading a review a few days ago of a new issue of a Batman comic involving a battle between the Dark Knight and the Batman Who Laughs, I decided to read a collection containing an introduction to the character. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The batman who laughs! I feel like all three books could have been combined into one Omnibus or "Absolute" edition. Please try your request again later. 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. Try again. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. I'm pretty sure this collection of issues by various writers and artists is the height of Scott Snyder's Dark Knights: Metal event. The event tells the story of an invasion of Earth 0 by monstrous counterparts of Batman, from a place called the Dark Multiverse, led by the demon Barbatos. Filled with none stop action, vicious villains and a plot that turned the entire comic book universe on its head, I found it to be a must-read. I wish there were more of their stories but it is an interesting take on the Batman story. One killer team up, Reviewed in the United States on February 7, 2019. The Wild Hunt story in the last issue was kind of strange--seemed to come from out of nowhere and didn't have a lot of backstory or explanation. I think you also need to know something of the construction of the DC Multiverse to understand the actions taken and the concept it builds. They threaten life across the Multiverse, and the Justice League may be powerless to stop them! This is a shame as the seminal Wonder Woman story that follows it hammers home just how moving the aesthetic can be. The Drowned: a female, amphibious Batman. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. It’s heartbreaking to watch him slowly become the thing he hates most and the lack of control he exhibits is as paralysing for the reader as it is the character. So I’m re-reading Metal but this time I’m including the tie-in stuff that I haven’t read before. Welcome back. As for the story, I loved it, won't write a review on the story but it's good and worth the money. It’s a blast throughout and by far is the best illustrated issue in the book due to its incredible line work and dour colouring. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 December 2019, Story looks good, but formatting for kindle version is a bit of a shocker! Book looks good, kindle (pc) formatting very annoying. Buy now and you can also read this title for free on the comiXology app or on comiXology.com, Amazon's premier digital comic reading experience. 1/3 of totals screen size at poor resolution. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 June 2018. If you aren't familiar with the entities and dimensions of the DC Multiverse and haven't read Dark Nights: Metal, then I doubt that this will make any sense to you.