Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Blackest Night
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Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Blackest Night #1
November 13, 2019
Written by Tim Seeley
Cover by Kendrick Lim
Pencilled by Kyle Hotz, Dexter Vines
Inked by Danny Miki, Walden Wong
Colored by David Baron, Allen Passalaqua
What could be blacker than the Blackest Night? From the pages of Dark Nights: Metal comes a Dark Multiverse retelling of the Green Lantern event that changed the DC Universe forever...only this time, the Black Lanterns win! Now, 23 days after the apocalypse, witness the rise of Sinestro as the Limbo Lantern! Trapped between life and death as a White and Black Lantern, Sinestro seeks to save the universe—or end his miserable life—once and for all! Joined by Dove, Lobo, and Mister Miracle, the last living beings in the universe will put everything on the line to give their world one final chance.

Summary of Stephness: Steph only appears on the variant cover.

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Virgin zombie variant cover B

Behind the Scenes: On October 22, 2019, artist Kendrick Lim posted his variant cover set done for Comics Elite as a retailer exclusive for this title:

Later that day, the retailer put the issue on sale:

They also put the virgin (textless) zombie variant version on sale:

The choice of Steph as Batgirl wielding a Black Lantern ring was very reminiscent of the Black Mercy inspired vision of Steph as a Blue Lantern fighting Black Lanterns in Batgirl #24.

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