DC Comics has released at least eight Collected Editions on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, including Editions from Batman and Metal Men.
Below you find a list with Titles, Cover and Preview Pages that have been Published.
– BATMAN ADVENTURES RIDDLE ME THIS TP
– BATMAN KINGS OF FEAR TP
– BATMAN WHO LAUGHS TP
– DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL DELUXE EDITION HC
– DEAR DC SUPER-VILLAINS TP
– EVENT LEVIATHAN TP
– METAL MEN ELEMENTS OF CHANGE TP
– SUPERMANS GREATEST TEAM-UPS HC
01. BATMAN ADVENTURES RIDDLE ME THIS – Trade Paper
This all-ages collection of stories set in the world of Batman: The Animated Series stars one of Batman’s most vexing villains…the Riddler! His schemes are never easy to solve, and in these adventures, it’s no different! Riddler flips the script by leaving Batman clues…to other villains’ crimes, and faces the music when he holds a rock star hostage! And when a copycat tries to steal the Riddler’s style, who will find them first—Batman or the Riddler?
Collects Batman: Gotham Adventures #11, #28, #56-57, and Batman Adventures #11.
Written by: Ty Templeton, Dan Slott, Scott Peterson
Art by: Rick Burchett, Tim Levins
Cover Art by: Bob Smith, Terry Beatty
Page Count: 136 pages
02. BATMAN KINGS OF FEAR – Trade Paper
Now available in paperback! In this collection of the six-issue miniseries, Batman’s been overseeing Gotham City for years now and isn’t sure how much of a difference he’s making. Doubt, fear, and insecurity are starting to take over. And as all those negative feelings set in, the Scarecrow orchestrates a riot at Arkham Asylum to give the Dark Knight one of his greatest challenges yet!
Collects Batman: Kings of Fear #1-6.
Written by: Scott Peterson
Art by: Kelley Jones
Cover Art by: Kelley Jones
Page Count: 160 Pages
03. BATMAN WHO LAUGHS – Trade Paper
Now available in softcover! The Batman Who Laughs is enacting a sinister plan across the Multiverse—something both terrifying and oddly familiar. When Bruce Wayne realizes the only way to stop this madman is to kill him, he must consider violating the very rule Batman can’t ever break…the rule that created the Batman Who Laughs! As Bruce begins to realize that all the mistakes he’s made are somehow connected, the Batman Who Laughs unleashes a brand-new evil. Enter one of the most punishing Batmen of the Dark Multiverse: the Grim Knight!
Collects The Batman Who Laughs #1-7 and The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1.
Written by: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Art by: Jock, Eduardo Risso
Cover Art by: Jock
Page Count: 232 pages
04. DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL DELUXE EDITION – Hard Cover
Get ready for the reality-shattering encore—now in a new deluxe edition hardcover! Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, the legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth, reunite for one last tour of DC’s Dark Multiverse. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs—who is reborn as the Darkest Knight! Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, and Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman are trapped in nightmare worlds within the Dark Multiverse! It all comes down to the Darkest Knight versus Wonder Woman, in the most metal-est DC event of all time—paving the way for the future of the DC Universe!
Collects Dark Nights: Death Metal #1-7.
Written by: Scott Snyder
Art by: Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Cover Art by: Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Page Count: 217 Pages
05. DEAR DC SUPER-VILLAINS – Trade Paper
Peek inside the lives of DC’s infamous rogues in Dear DC Super-Villains, the sequel to Dear Justice League, in which curious kids write to notorious scoundrels, asking them about life on the dark side. How did Gorilla Grodd get so smart? Did Harley Quinn ever try a career in comedy? Why does Catwoman always lose to Batman? Each chapter highlights members of the Legion of Doom in a sympathetic way that is relatable to kids. But look closely and you may notice the baddies are up to something big! Will the Justice League show up in time to stop them? You’ll have to write in to the tip line of evil to find out!
Written by: Michael Northrop
Art by: Gustavo Duarte
Cover Art by: Gustavo Duarte
Page Count: 163 Pages
06. EVENT LEVIATHAN – Trade Paper
Now available in paperback! The groundbreaking team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev reunite for a mystery thriller that transforms the landscape of the DC Universe! The world’s greatest detectives race to solve the mystery of Leviathan only to discover that this time, they’re already too late. Leviathan is in control. With startling ease, a dangerous and aggressive secret organization called Leviathan has returned and has systematically wiped out all its competition. The ways of the old world no longer work. Now Leviathan is turning its sights to molding the world into its own radical vision of order. Can this new threat be stopped? Join Lois Lane as she leads Batman, Green Arrow, Plastic Man, Manhunter, and the Question—plus a couple of surprise sleuths—in search of the man who sits behind the cloak of Leviathan. But will whoever find him first capture him…or join him?
Collects content from Event Leviathan #1-6, Superman: Leviathan Rising #1, and DC’s Year of the Villain Special #1.
Written by: Brian Michael Bendis
Art by: Alex Maleev
Cover Art by: Alex Maleev
Page Count: 264 Pages
07. METAL MEN ELEMENTS OF CHANGE – Trade Paper
The Metal Men are back! And back and back and back again, as we take a deep look into Doc Magnus’s lab as he experiments with what it means to be sentient. Meanwhile, a mysterious liquid Nth metal has appeared in the science site at Challengers Mountain that appears to have come through from the Dark Multiverse—and will destroy anything that stands in the way of it trying to stay in our world! As Magnus, Gold, Platinum, Iron, Lead, and Mercury rush to Dr. Jenet Klyburn’s aid, one of them will meet their fate at the hands of the Nth Metal Man!
Collects Metal Men #1-12.
Written by: Dan DiDio
Art by: Shane Davis, Michelle Delecki
Cover Art by: Shane Davis, Michelle Delecki
Page Count: 281 Pages
08. SUPERMANS GREATEST TEAM-UPS – Hard Cover
The greatest Superman team-up tales from the pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths era of the late 1970s and 1980s are collected in hardcover for the first time! In these stories from the pages of DC Comics Presents, the Man of Tomorrow faces evil with the help of heroes including Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Mister Miracle, Batgirl, Black Canary, the Flash, and even Santa Claus and…Clark Kent?
Collects DC Comics Presents #5, #9-10, #12, #14, #19, #28, #30, #35, #38-39, #45, #50, #58, #63, #67, #71, and #97.
Written by: Various
Art by: Various
Cover Art by: Gil Kane
Page Count: 402 Pages
Above titles will be available at your favorite local comic shop.
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