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Future State: Dark Detective #1
Mariko Tamaki - 2021
They were dead wrong! When the sinister para-military organization known as the Magistrate seizes control of Gotham City, the original Batman went big to put them down...but even the Dark Knight couldn’t predict how far this evil force would go to stop him. Now, Bruce Wayne is on the run! From Eisner Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki and rising star artist Dan Mora, it’s the story of a Batman pushed to the brink-with nothing left to lose.Also in this issue, Grifter is back! Cole Cash is having a bad day, and that’s not going to improve when the detectives of the GCPD show up! Will a chance meeting with Luke Fox change his luck? Or is his day about to get a lot worse?
Joker: Year of the Villain #1
Anthony Burch - 2019
This special one-shot is co-written by legendary film auteur John Carpenter (The Thing, Halloween) and Anthony Burch (the Borderlands video games), making for a Joker comic that's twisted in ways you never imagined!
Batman: Arkham Knight (2015-) #1
Peter J. Tomasi - 2015
Arkham City is closed. As a new day begins, Bruce Wayne finds himself in devastating pain, recovering from his injuries and questioning whether his role as Batman is still necessary to the city’s survival. But as the sun rises in Gotham City, dangerous new threats emerge from the shadows…and the Arkham Knight is just beginning. Don’t miss this in-continuity prequel comic set prior to the events of the brand-new video game Batman: Arkham Knight!
Batman: Second Chances (Batman
Jim StarlinNorm Breyfogle - 1984
The Boy Wonder. The Dynamic Duo. Together, Batman and Robin have kept the streets of Gotham City safe-while the boy beneath the mask, Dick Grayson, has kept Bruce Wayne from a lonely life of brooding darkness. But when a bullet fired from the Joker’s gun nearly clips Robin’s wings for good, their partnership is severed, and Batman resumes his war on crime alone.But he’s not alone for long.When Batman first meets a tough kid named Jason Todd, the boy is more criminal than crimefighter. But from that first encounter, a powerful new bond is forged. The Dark Knight sees Jason’s potential to be a hero-as well as the rage and revenge that torment him.The Batman has found his new Robin. Can Gotham’s greatest hero help his protege fly right?Discover the origin of one of comics’ most controversial characters in BATMAN: SECOND CHANCES-collecting the earliest adventures of Jason Todd, the second Robin, from the minds of legendary creators Max Allan Collins, Jim Starlin, Jim Aparo, Dave Cockrum, Denys Cowan, Norm Breyfogle, Jo Duffy and more! Collects BATMAN #402-403, #408-416 and BATMAN ANNUAL #11.
Kyle Higgins - 2011
Dick Grayson flies high once more as Nightwing in a series from writer Kyle Higgins (GATES OF GOTHAM)! And as he embraces his destiny, Haley's Circus (the big top where Dick once performed) returns to Gotham City--bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil!
Batman: Sins of the Father
Christos Gage - 2018
Someone is killing people associated with Arkham Asylum...during the time Thomas Wayne was forcibly committing people there!Suspicion falls on the families suing Bruce Wayne to pay for the harm caused by his father. Batman has other ideas, but his investigation leads to him becoming the target of a deadly assassin. It's a deadly game of cat and mouse as Batman tries to stop Deadshot from killing former Arkham Asylum employees, while also trying to determine just who he is and why he's targeting them. Then, Batman goes up against the Black Spider--does he work for Deadshot or one of the new mystery figures making waves in the Gotham underworld?Written by Christos N. Gage (Spider-Verse, Civil War II) with art by Raffaele Ienco, Batman: Sins of the Father is great for fans of the game and the Dark Knight alike! Collects issues #1-6.
Batman: As the Crow Flies
Judd Winick - 2004
Is it a coincidence, or part of an elaborate and sinister power play? One thing's for sure: The machinations of the Scarecrow and the Penguin will have Batman hard-pressed to restore order. Worse, Batman may have met his match in the vicious Scarebeast!Written by award-winner Judd Winick (OUTSIDERS, GREEN ARROW) and illustrated by the acclaimed team of Dustin Nguyen and Richard Friend (WILDCATS 3.0) with a painted cover by Matt Wagner (BATMAN/SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN: TRINITY).Collecting BATMAN #626-630
Superman: Up in the Sky
Tom King - 2020
Superman goes in pursuit of them, but with each stop along the path, the mystery of who the aliens are deepens, and the Man of Steel is faced with a new task. Is he getting closer to rescuing the girl, or further away? And who is protecting Metropolis in his absence? This galaxy-spanning question poses a moral dilemma for Superman: How much is one life worth compared to the millions back on his adopted planet? How far will he go, what foes will he face, to find that answer?Acclaimed writer Tom King (Batman, Mister Miracle, Heroes in Crisis) teams up with legendary artist Andy Kubert (Flashpoint, Batman: The Dark Knight III: Master Race) to spin an all-new, original tale that defines Superman for a new generation of readers!
Ion, Vol. 1: The Torchbearer
Ron Marz - 2007
Now, one year after the events of Infinite Crisis, a distraught Kyle Rayner has emerged, transformed with abilities that may surpass those of any Green Lantern ... and he may not use his newfound power for good.Collecting ION #1-6.
Greg Rucka - 2001
Once again sanctioned by the government, Gotham finds itself on the brink of a civil war between the OG's, those that stayed in Gotham when it was declared off limits, and the DeeZee's, those that left and have now returned. As Batman, Nightwing, Robin, and Batgirl try to prevent a war on the streets from breaking out, the Dark Knight's greatest nemesis, Ra's al Ghul, enacts a deadly plot that will first consume the city and then the world.Collects Detective Comics Vol. 1 #742 to #750.
Future State: The Next Batman #1
John RidleyTravel Foreman - 2021
Arkham Asylum has been decommissioned and the Magistrate rules the land with an iron fist and zero tolerance. Now it’s time for the lunatics to take back their town! Follow Croc, Two-Face, Phosphorus, Zsasz, Clayface and Astrid Arkham as the Arkham Knights raise holy hell on the occupiers of Gotham!
Doug Moench - 2003
Professor Hugo Strange returns from the grave, bringing with him the terrifying Scarecrow in his quest for vengeance.This paperback collects the Batman: Terror storyline that was originally published in BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #137-141.