The big event that DC Comics is building to is the Metal line. A story that’ll feature a “Dark Multiverse” coming out to challenge the heroes of Earth and beyond. What’s more, via this crossover, a heap of new books are said to release, and with them comes the rise and return of many classic DC Comics characters.
DC Comics recently unveiled that a new Batman comic was coming called Dark Knights Metal. Which would be a very dark Batman story. But now, DC Comics has revealed that the book will be the beginning of a new DC Comics line called “Dark Matter”.
Straub’s story revolves around a group of college friends, whom during the turbulence of the sixties engaged in an occult ritual. The Ritual led by a nomadic charlatan-guru named Mallon, who insinuates himself into the group of teenagers. This ritual results in the death of one student and effects the rest of the group in subtle ways, such as blinding one member over a period of years.