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Batman: KnightsEnd by Chuck Dixon
Tales of the Batman: Gene Colan Vol. 1
Gene Colan - 2011
Known for his moody, shadowy illustrations, Colan was a natural fit as artist on Batman when he came to DC in the 1980s. His run of stories in the pages of both BATMAN and DETECTIVE COMICS included appearances by some of Batman’s greatest foes, including Man-Bat, The Monk, Rupert Thorne and more.
Robin Vol. 4: Turning Point
Chuck DixonPeter Gross - 2017
Robin! In these classic tales from Chuck Dixon, considered one of the greatest scribes in the Boy Wonder's history, Bruce Wayne returns as Batman and Dick Grayson comes to town and things go south with Ariana, Tim's girlfriend. Collects ROBIN #0, #6-13 and SHOWCASE '94 #5-6
Batman: Shadow of the Bat, Volume 1
Alan Grant - 1993
After the murder of a police officer, the caped crusader has been sentenced to Arkham Asylum. While locked away, a serial killer lurks in the streets of Gotham, including the halls of Arkham. Can Batman capture this knife-wielding fiend or will his enemies reach him first?Collects BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #1-12.
Batman: The Caped Crusader, Vol. 1
Jim StarlinChristopher J. Priest - 2018
The Crisis did, though, allow for the reintroduction of familiar foes, albeit with a fresh take on the Caped Crusader featuring a back-to-basics approach to crime-fighting.Criminals don't always wear a colorful costumes: some just stalk the shadows with sinister plots and evil intentions. A new threat, a fearsome assassin known as the KGBeast, is prowling the streets of Gotham City and he's out to dismantle America's Strategic Defense Initiative. After saving the United States government, Batman must then solve the mystery of ten murdered women before the killer claims even more victims!An all-star cast of talent, led by writer Jim Starlin (Batman: The Cult, Mystery In Space) and the dynamic art duo of Jim Aparo (The Brave and The Bold, Batman & The Outsiders) and Mike DeCarlo (The Legion Of Super-Heroes), present Batman: The Caped Crusader Vol. 1, collecting Batman #417-425 and #430-431 and Batman Annual #12!Don't miss out on the companion series, Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, to chronicle all of Batman's post-Crisis adventures!
Absolute Superman/Batman, Vol. 1
Jeph Loeb - 2013
And in the second storyarc, prepare for the arrival of Supergirl! Batman has discovered something strange on the bottom of Gotham Bay, which leads him to a mysterious and powerful teenaged girl bent on destroying Gotham City! What's her connection to Superman? Why does Wonder Woman want to hide her from the outside world? And will Darkseid succeed in recruiting her into doing his bidding?Collects SUPERMAN/BATMAN #1-13
Batman: The Dark Knight Detective Vol. 1
Mike W. Barr - 2018
As he battles against the deadly Reaper, the city's first vigilante hero, Batman must work with the man who murdered his parents and a cadre of mob bosses to protect Gotham City. These stories feature spectacular artwork by Todd McFarlane (Spawn) and Alan Davis (Marvel's Excalibur).Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #568-574 and #579-582.
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
Robin: Year One #1
Already entrenched in the Batcave and his official training complete, young Dick Grayson has a world of experience to gain and a ton of new enemies to make--beginning with the truly insane Mad Hatter! The early days of the Boy Wonder begin here!
Batman: Sword of Azrael
Dennis O'Neil - 1993
But when the Order of St. Dumas targets Batman, Azrael begins to question his life and duty. After working alongside the Dark Knight to defeat the deadly demon that threatens the ancient cult, Azrael turns his back on the Order and leaves to train under the tutelage of Batman.Collects the miniseries Batman: Sword of Azrael #1-4.
Batman/Two-Face/Scarecrow: Year One
Bruce Jones - 2005
Jonathan Crane or "The Scarecrow" as he is better known, was a brilliant psychologist but suffered through a torturous upbringing. Through the use of a "fear gas", The Scarecrow wreaks havoc on Gotham City by exploiting the deepest, darkest fears of his enemies.District Attorney Harvey Dent, a one-time friend of Batman and champion for justice, has his life changed forever when his face is disfigured by acid in an attack ordered by one of Gotham's crime bosses. When he "recovers", the justice seeking Harvey Dent that the people of Gotham once looked up to is gone, replaced by a homicidal maniac out for revenge.