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Birds of Prey, Vol. 8: Blood and Circuits by Gail Simone
Birds of Prey: Old Friends, New Enemies
Chuck Dixon - 2003
After being paralyzed by the Joker, former Batgirl Barbara Gordon became Oracle, an information and cyberspace specialist, and began a crime-fighting union with Black Canary. Two women with different personalities and beliefs, their relationship has always been tumultuous but effective. This volume includes some of their earliest adventures as well as a rebirth for them as they are joined by the new Batgirl in their vigilante mission.
Devin Grayson - 2004
Using both deadly and drastic measures that Batman does not approve of, the former mafia princess tries to patrol the streets of Gotham City without crossing paths with the Darknight Detective. But after an undercover cop is allegedly murdered by the head of the Gotham mob, the Huntress finds herself reluctantly working with Batman's protege and former Robin, Nightwing. Now as the two disparate heroes attempt to unravel the puzzling conspiracy of the policeman's murder, Nightwing and the Huntress fall into a romantic relationship that could cost them their lives.
Blue Beetle, Vol. 1: Shellshocked
Keith Giffen - 2006
Tearing its way through the events of DAY OF VENGEANCE and INFINITE CRISIS, the mystical Blue Beetle scarab has chosen its new guardian: teenager Jaime Reyes! But supernatural powers can be a blessing or a curse, and when it comes to the powers of the Scarab, you don't get one without the other.Collects Blue Beetle #1-6.
The OMAC Project
Greg RuckaIvan Reis - 2005
Now COUNTDOWN is collected with the hot miniseries that directly spun out of it: THE OMAC PROJECT! This crackerjack thriller by Greg Rucka (ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, WONDER WOMAN) features the moody, gorgeous art of Jesus Saiz (MANHUNTER). Every hero and villain in the DCU is under the gaze of an unbelievably powerful spy satellite. It's a technological marvel that answers to only one person - and he's got plans for it that are completely unknown to the superspy organization he controls: Checkmate! In a world where men can fly and melt metal with their eyes, there's now an army created specifically as an answer to them: the OMACs Batman and old ally Booster Gold are about to learn the chilling truth behind the OMAC Project - but will they work with or against each other? This volume includes COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS, THE OMAC PROJECT #1-6, and WONDER WOMAN #219.
Batgirl, Vol. 1: Silent Running
Scott Peterson - 2001
Exceeding his expectations, the new, silent Batgirl quickly made the role her own, earning the trust of the Dark Knight's allies, including the first Batgirl, Oracle. Now, in post-No Man's Land Gotham, Batgirl struggles to learn the lessons of how to live a normal life, lessons she never learned from her mentor, the deadly assassin known as Cain. And when a mercenary from her past resurfaces, bent on revenge, can Batgirl bury her own violent tendencies and break the cycle of death and destruction that has dogged her since childhood?
Batman: War Games, Act 1: Outbreak
Andersen GabrychAl Barrionuevo - 2005
It all begins with a council of the underworld and continues when costumed criminals from Deadshot to Mr. Freeze get involved. Batman is aided by Nightwing, Robin, Catwoman, Batgirl, Tarantula, Orpheus and Onyx, but are even they enough to keep the city from being bathed in blood?Collects:- Batman: The 12 Cent Adventure #1- Detective Comics #797- Legends of the Dark Knight #182- Nightwing #96- Gotham Knights #56- Robin #129- Batgirl #55- Catwoman #34- Batman #631
Batman: No Man's Land, Vol. 4
Greg RuckaRick Burchett - 2000
Overcrowded, overbuilt, and overshadowed by a continuous air of menace, this gothic nightmare is a breeding ground for the depraved, the indifferent, and the criminally insane. It's also the object of one man's obsession. Witness to the brutal murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne has dedicated his life to protecting this city, taking a form to inspire hope in the innocent...and fear in the guilty. He is the masked vigilante known as the Batman. Now the battlefield has changed. Leveled by a massive earthquake that left thousands dead and millions more wounded, Gotham City has been transformed into a lawless wilderness � a No Man's Land � where the survivors are turning against one another, and where the city's protectors are torn by a crisis that may consume them all.Collects:- Batman #571-572- Batman: Chronicles #18- Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #125- Batman: Shadow of the Bat #92-93- Detective Comics #736, 738-739
Batman: Death and the City
Paul Dini - 2007
In this collection of stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #827-834, Batman lives up to his reputation as the World's Greatest Detective as he takes on such evildoers as the Ventriloquist, Scarface, Vox, Harley Quinn, the Terrible Trio and more!
Batman: Knightfall, Part Two: Who Rules the Night
Doug Moench - 1993
A mass escape from Arkham Asylum and the emergence of Batman's most threatening for, Bane, sends Gotham City spinning into chaos and takes Batman to the limits of human endurance. Graphic novel format.THE BAT IS BROKEN.BANE HAS WON.But for forces of justice will not go quietly into the night. Instead, a successor to the mantle of the Bat must be chosen to carry on Bruce Wayne's war against crime. Who will be the new Dark Knight? Can he succeed where his predecessor failed? Or will Bane's campaign of terror continue unabated, laying waste to Gotham City?The second volume of the epic Knightfall story, this edition contains Batman #498-500, Detective Comics #664-666, Showcase '93 #7-8 and Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18.
Titans: The Lazarus Contract
Christopher J. PriestLarry Hama - 2017
They are the Titans. And now, from the void between the worlds, one of their most legendary members has emerged. Wally West, a.k.a. Kid Flash, has returned. Powered by the Speed Force, he’s brought the secrets of time and space following in his wake. And with those secrets comes a prize that Deathstroke, the most lethal foe the Titans have ever faced, would do anything to claim: the rebirth of his long-dead son. Now Titans from every team—past, present or future—must unite to stop the killer called Slade from claiming his sinister prize. Can the Titans and the Teen Titans work together to stop this evil? Or will the two teams turn on each other, leaving Deathstroke to seize control? Discover the answer in TITANS: THE LAZARUS CONTRACT! One of the greatest Titans tales ever told, from the creative team of Christopher Priest, Dan Abnett and Benjamin Percy! Collects TITANS #11, TEEN TITANS #8, DEATHSTROKE #19-20 and TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1.
Batman and Son
Grant Morrison - 2005
After Batman faces down an army of winged horrors in a no-holds barred, bone-crunching superbrawl among the treasures of London's Pop Art Museum, Batman receives the greatest shock of his life when he discovers that he has a son. Sparks fly when the new addition to the Bat-family is introduced to Batman's adopted son, Robin, the Boy Wonder. Which one will be chosen to carry on the legacy as Gotham's protector?Collecting BATMAN #655-658 and #663-666.
JLA: Zatanna's Search
Gardner Fox - 2004
Born with the ability to perform magic by speaking backwards, Zatanna quickly became one of the most powerful beings on the planet. But when her father disappeared during a magical adventure, the young sorceress discovered that even her powers were not enough to find him. Now with the aid of Batman, Hawkman, the Atom, and Green Lintern, Zatanna embarks, on a death-defying mission to save her father and return him to his own realm.