When you think about Batman comic in the last half decade or so, two names come to mind: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. These two legends helmed the Batman comic in the New 52, and wrote and drew basically the entire run. Snyder now does All-Star Batman, but he’s hinted many times that he and Capullo would get back together and complete their Batman saga, or at least, renew it.
Now, we know how that is going to happen, DC Comics is bringing Dark Knights: Metal to the world, and yes, it’ll feature Snyder as the writer, and Capullo as the artist. It’ll apparently be a story that encompasses everything Snyder and Capullo have done since the beginning of their run, and it’ll shake the future of the franchise.
“I’ve been planning Metal for as long as I’ve been writing Batman,” said Snyder in DC’s press release. “But this is bigger than Batman. Greg and I started dropping clues during Court of Owls, we continued through our Joker stories and we placed our biggest hints in the run that culminated with Batman #50. And now we’re back to tell a story that breaks everything apart. This will be the definitive project of our careers. Metal takes us in an entirely new direction. Greg and I will dig beneath the surface of all the stories we’ve told to find a place of terror and twisted nightmares.”