Global Merchandising Services and DC team for the international launch of the series Dark Nights: Death Metal.

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February 2, 2021

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Global Merchandising Services has partnered with DC for the international launch of the limited series Dark Nights: Death Metal.

DC will collaborate with seven metal bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition including Global Merchandising clients Megadeth, Ghost and Ozzy Osbourne.

Exclusive merchandise featuring the unique variant covers will be made available for fans from both universes. More information will be announced in conjunction with each release.

Each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band and cover artists with an introduction from the band and exclusive interview.

The lineup includes:

Issue 1: Featured band: Megadeth

Cover artist: Juanjo Guarnido


Issue 2: Featured band: Ghost

Cover artist: Werther Dell’ Edera


Issue 3: Featured band: Lacuna Coil

Cover artist: Timpano / Antonio Fuso


Issue 4: Featured band: Opeth

Cover artist: Mathieu Lauffray


Issue 5: Featured band Sepultura

Cover artist: Albuquerque/Pedro Mauro


Issue 6: Featured band Dream Theater

Cover artist: Santi Casas


Issue 7: Featured band Ozzy Osbourne

Cover artist: Marco Mastrazzo


The Dark Knights: Death Metal seven-issue series event will launch in 13 countries internationally in March and roll out throughout 2021. The seven single issues with the band edition variant covers will be published monthly in eight countries: France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Turkey. For the Collectors' Omnibus Edition featuring additional bonus content, these eight countries will be joined by Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Korea and Japan.

DC’s international publishing partners from each participating country will announce their respective release dates with press releases via their social media accounts.

For more information about Dark Nights: Death Metal and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the website at, and follow @DCComics and @thedcnation on social media.

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