TDR 416: Dark Nights: Metal 3 Breakdown

The Breakdown of DC’s Dark Nights: Metal event continues! Issue three finds the Earth caught in the nightmarish terror of Barbatos while Superman, the Justice League and others form a plan leading to the mysteries of the Dark Multiverse! (1:10:28)

NOTES:

COVER HOMAGES:

The Andy Kubert variant possibly in homage to Saint George and the Dragon; similar to JG Jones’ cover to 52 issue 30.

 

Jim Lee’s variant in homage to his cover for Justice League 1 (2011)

 


 

IN-STORY REFERENCES:

Superman wearing a Brainiac visor, in reference to Alan Moore’s “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” (1986)

 

Clark races Barry into the Dark Multiverse in homage to Superman 199 (1967)

 


 

POSSIBLE DAWNBREAKER DESIGN INFLUENCE?:

Dawkbreaker’s goggles are similar to this 1994 Elseworlds version of Batman

 

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