Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s epic power ballad continues with Metal #3. If you are not caught up with the series, you can check out my reviews of Metal #1 and Metal #2. We last left off with Batman inadvertently opening the portal to the Dark Multiverse, allowing the Dark Batmen to enter, and cause all kinds of chaos (check out Gotham Resistance or the Dark Batmen origins).
This story starts in a dream. Damian Wayne and Jon Kent are rocking out as their parents, along with Diana wait for the rest of the Justice League to arrive to celebrate their victory in the war. But that celebration is short lived as they notice Bruce beginning to bleed in the shape of a bat. As he says “Carpe Diem,” Barbatos springs from Bruce, leaving Superman to fight him, again. Superman has been fighting Barbatos continuously for what has seemed like a lifetime, until Wonder Woman pulls him from a tower of people. (more…)