(October 2020)

DC, 2020 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
5.99 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
2020-08-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Ages 13+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941369228 00111
Editing
Andrew Marino (credited) (associate editor); Marie Javins (credited) (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
card stock covers; glossy interiors
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Batman Who Laughs; Batmage (mystical Batman from another world); B. Rex (dinosaur robot with Batman's consciousness from another world); Batmobeast (sentient Batmobile from another world); Castle Bat (sentient city from another world); Dr. Arkham (from another world); Man-Bats (from another world); Joker Dragons
Keywords
Dark Multiverse

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of stories in this issue with creator credits.

I Am Here (Table of Contents: 2)

The Darkest Knight / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited); James Tynion IV (credited); Joshua Williamson (credited)
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Colors
Marcelo Maiolo (credited)
Letters
Tom Napolitano (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Darkest Knight [The Batman Who Laughs; Batmanhattan; Batman; Bruce Wayne] (Dark Multiverse); Alfrood (Alfred from the Dark Multiverse); Cyborg Alfred (from the Dark Multiverse); muscular Alfred (from the Dark Multiverse); Thomas Wayne (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Martha Wayne (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Joe Chill (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Alfred Pennyworth (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Robin (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Commissioner James Gordon (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Catwoman (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Scarecrow (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Clayface [Basil Karlo] (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Poison Ivy (Dark Multiverse, flashback); The Joker (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Mister Freeze (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Two-Face (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Penguin (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Justice League [Wonder Woman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Plastic Man] (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Dark Robins (flashback); Barbatos (flashback); Dark Knights [The Devastator; The Murder Machine; The Merciless; The Dawnbreaker; The Red Death; The Drowned] (flashback); Suicide Squad [Harley Quinn; Deadshot; Katana; Killer Croc; Captain Boomerang] (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Teen Titans [Kid Flash; Wonder Girl; Superboy; Red Robin] (Dark Multiverse, flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); The Infected [Scarab [Blue Beetle; Jaime Reyes]; King Shazam [Billy Batson]] (flashback); Perpetua (flashback); Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira] (flashback); Batmage (mystical Batman from another world, flashback); Dr. Arkham (from another world, flashback); Harley Quinn (from another world, flashback); Bathomet (sea-monster Batman from another world, flashback); Batman-Luthor (Batman from another world, flashback); Batman-Ra's Al Ghul (Batman from another world, flashback); Batman-Court of Owls (Batman from another world, flashback); The Grim Knight (Batman from another world, flashback); Caveman-Batman (Batman from another world, flashback); Batman-Mr. Freeze (Batman from another world, flashback); Batman-Bane (Batman from another world, flashback); B. Rex (dinosaur robot with Batman's consciousness from another world)
Synopsis
The Batman Who Laughs recounts his life from seeing his parents murdered to becoming the Batman to avenge their deaths, then to killing the Joker on his world, only to have the Joker's body release a toxin upon his death transforming Batman into The Batman Who Laughs, who then killed all the heroes on his world before turning his attention to Earth 0. When he is killed by Wonder Woman, he had arranged to have his brain transplanted into the body of Batmanhattan by the 3 Alfreds from the Dark Multiverse, and now he as he fully explores his cosmic powers, he evolves into the Darkest Knight.
Keywords
Dark Multiverse

Indexer Notes

Story takes place after the events of Dark Nights: Death Metal (DC, 2020 series) #2.

King of Pain (Table of Contents: 3)

Robin King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter J. Tomasi (credited)
Pencils
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Inks
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Colors
Ivan Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Wayne [Robin King]; Alfred Pennyworth (Dark Multiverse version, death); James Gordon (Dark Multiverse version, death); Martha Wayne (Dark Multiverse version, death); Thomas Wayne (Dark Multiverse version, death); Joe Chill (Dark Multiverse version, death)
Synopsis
On a world in the Dark Multiverse, Alfred sees young Bruce Wayne becoming a psychopath, but he may have waited too long to take action.
Keywords
Dark Multiverse

Batmanasaurus Rex (Table of Contents: 4)

B. Rex / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marguerite Bennett (credited)
Pencils
Jamal Igle (credited)
Inks
Jamal Igle (credited)
Colors
Chris Sotomayor (credited)
Letters
Dave Sharpe (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
B. Rex (dinosaur robot with Batman's consciousness from another world); Magpie (Dark Multiverse version); Mister Zsasz (Dark Multiverse version, death); Two-Face (Dark Multiverse version); Mad Hatter (Dark Multiverse version); Penguin (Dark Multiverse version); Scarecrow (Dark Multiverse version)
Synopsis
On a world in the Dark Multiverse, B. Rex goes on a rampage killing the inmates and guards at Arkham.
Keywords
Arkham Asylum; Dark Multiverse

This Man. This City. (Table of Contents: 5)

Castle Bat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Tieri (credited)
Pencils
Francesco Francavilla (credited)
Inks
Francesco Francavilla (credited)
Colors
Francesco Francavilla (credited)
Letters
AndWorld Design (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Castle Bat [Bruce Wayne] (Dark Multiverse version); Batman [Damian Wayne] (Dark Multiverse version); Barbara Gordon (Dark Multiverse version, death)
Synopsis
On a world in the Dark Multiverse, with a wave of violence sweeping Gotham and Damian unable to stop it, Bruce considers a drastic step to save the city.
Keywords
Dark Multiverse

Road Warrior (Table of Contents: 6)

Batmobeast / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Warren Johnson (credited)
Pencils
Daniel Warren Johnson (credited)
Inks
Daniel Warren Johnson (credited)
Colors
Mike Spicer (credited)
Letters
Rus Wooton (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batmobeast (sentient Batmobile from another world); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Dark Multiverse version)
Synopsis
On a world in the Dark Multiverse, Batman has developed technology that controls the world. When the world turns on him and destroys his technology and his physical body, he downloads his consciousness into a Batmobile.
Keywords
Dark Multiverse

I Shall Become... (Table of Contents: 7)

Baby Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Garth Ennis (credited)
Pencils
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Inks
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
Rob Steen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baby Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Dark Multiverse version)
Synopsis
On a world in the Dark Multiverse, Batman has arranged upon his death to download his consciousness into a new body, but he miscalculates and finds his mind in the body of a baby.
Keywords
Dark Multiverse
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. I Am Here
    The Darkest Knight
  4. 3. King of Pain
    Robin King
  5. 4. Batmanasaurus Rex
    B. Rex
  6. 5. This Man. This City.
    Castle Bat
  7. 6. Road Warrior
    Batmobeast
  8. 7. I Shall Become...
    Baby Batman
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