DC Teases 'Dark Days' for Batman This Summer

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The Dark Knight faces Dark Days. By Jesse Schedeen

Batman‘s role in DC Rebirth is about to get a lot more complicated with the reveal of Dark Days, a pair of one-shots that promise to reveal “the dark underbelly of the DC Universe.”

Titled Dark Days: The Forge #1 and Dark Days: The Casting #1, these one-shots will feature Batman veterans Scott Snyder (All-Star Batman) and James Tynion IV (Detective Comics) working with superstar artists Jim Lee (Suicide Squad), Andy Kubert (Batman) and John Romita, Jr. (Superman).

Dark Days: The Forge #1 cover by Jim Lee. (DC Comics)

“Dark Days posits a mystery that traces all the way back to when I started on Batman,” said Snyder in DC’s press release. “I’ve hinted at them over the years with Easter eggs and clues. This is a mystery that literally begins at the dawn of man and spans generations of heroes and villains and ultimately leads to huge revelations about the past, present and future of the cosmology of DC. I couldn’t be more excited for Dark Days. It’s the prelude to the event we’ve been developing for years.”

“We’re taking all the ethos and excitement of