A second helping of Tales from the Dark Multiverse 48-page one-shots are coming in November, re-imagining the classic DC events Infinite Crisis and Blackest Night through an alternative ‘dark’ lens. The two new offerings follow the Batman: Knightfall and Death of Superman Tales from the Dark Multiverse titles previously announced for an October debut.
Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Blackest Night #1 is described by DC as follows:
Writer Tim Seeley and artist Kyle Hotz (Swamp Thing: Roots of Terror) team up with cover artist Lee Weeks (Batman) to retell the tale of the Green Lantern event that changed the DC Universe forever, only this time the Black Lanterns emerge triumphant! Twenty-three days after the cataclysm, Sinestro, trapped between life and death as a White and a Black Lantern, emerges as the world’s last hope—the Limbo Lantern! In order to save the universe or end his life, he’ll need the help of some unlikely survivors—Dove, Lobo, and Mister Miracle—all of whom will put their lives on the line to give their world one final chance!
Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Infinite Crisis #1 is described as:
Writer James Tynion IV (Justice League, Justice League Dark) and artists Aaron Lopresti (Wonder Woman) and Matt Ryan (Damage) team up with cover artist Lee Weeks for this dark turn on DC’s mega-event INFINITE CRISIS. The destruction of Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, the rise of Alexander Luthor and Superboy-Prime, and the rebirth of the Multiverse all began with Ted Kord, the Blue Beetle. Kord saw it all coming and died with secrets that could have saved the world. But in the Dark Multiverse, Blue Beetle survives, and with the death of Maxwell Lord by his hand, Ted sets off events that irreversibly alter the lives of not only the Justice League, but also his best friend, Booster Gold. In trying to prevent a crisis, Blue Beetle becomes the crisis, and the Dark Multiverse will never be the same.
DC will be releasing $1 reprints of the original Infinite Crisis #1 and Blackest Night #1 coinciding with these Elseworlds-style new one-shots.