Preview: Batman: The Merciless #1

“Wrath Child”


Writer: Peter Tomasi

Artist: Francis Manapul


The Dark Multiverse Batmen continue to ravage our universe in Dark Nights: Metal. Now it is time to witness the origin of the Merciless. If the Dark Batmen are physical manifestations of Batman’s greatest fears, then what does Merciless represent? Read the preview to find out.

Official Soliciation

Batman: The Merciless #1
Peter J. Tomasi (w) • Francis Manapul (a)
Cover: Jason Fabok
As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can even the World’s Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful, nightmare versions of familiar figures? Find out in these special tie-in issues!

Eric Lee

Eric Lee hails from San Francisco, California and has been one of the biggest fans of Batman since he was 2 years old when his dad showed him Tim Burton's 'Batman' on a fuzzy VHS. Currently, Eric is an avid comic book reader and writer and illustrator working on his own graphic novel. You can see his doodles at