Simone, Waid, and more among creator lineup for DEATH METAL: THE LAST STORIES OF THE DCU

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DC Comics has released the full creator line-up and contents for the upcoming Dark Nights: Death Metal – The Last Stories of the DC Universe one-shot. In a posting on Twitter from the DC Nation account, the publisher shared the credits page from the 80-page issue.

Here’s the full lineup of the seven stories featured in the issue:

  • A story featuring the Titans, written by Joshua Williamson, James Tynion IV, and Scott Snyder, with art by Travis Moore and Tamra Bonvillain, and letters by Deron Bennett
  • A Green Lantern tale by Jeff LemireRafael AlbuquerqueIvan Plascencia, and Steve Wands
  • A Wonder Woman story by her series writer Mariko Tamaki, with artists Daniel SampereAdriano Lucas and letterer Saida Temofonte
  • Green Arrow & Black Canary in a story by Gail Simone, Meghan Hetrick, Marissa Louise, and Travis Lanham
  • An Aquaman story by Christopher Sebela, Christopher Mooneyham, Enrica Eren Angiolini, and Dave Sharpe
  • A story featuring the full Bat-family, by Cecil CastelluciMirka AndolfoAndrew Dalhouse, and Saida Temofonte
  • A Superman story to conclude the issue from writer Mark Waid, artist Francis Manapul, and letterer Josh Reed

The issue includes some character/creator reunions, as Gail Simone returns to Black Canary, a character she wrote for years in the Birds of Prey series. The Superman story from Waid is his first DC work since 2008, and Manapul’s first interior work in a few years as well.

Last week Williamson shared a piece of art from the book, a spread featuring Titans members past and present by Moore & Bonvillain:

Sampere also shared a piece of artwork from the Wonder Woman story by he and Adriano Lucas:

And Hetrick also sneakily shared some process art from her Green Arrow story:

A collection of stories about what the heroes of the DC Universe do with their last night on Earth sounds fantastic, and the creative team line-up for this book is absolutely stacked with talent. Check out the main cover for the issue by Tula Lotay and Dee Cunniffe below. Dark Nights: Death Metal – The Last Stories of the DC Universe #1 is due out from DC Comics on Tuesday, December 8th, with a final order cutoff date this Sunday, November 8th.

Dark Nights: Death Metal – The Last Stories of the DC Universe #1

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