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Batman: Legacy Vol. 1
Chuck Dixon - 2017
Batman, Robin, Nightwing and even Catwoman must find out the origin of this ancient virus before it is released worldwide. Their travels take them from the heart of Gotham halfway around the world to Sudan, where two of their greatest enemies are revealed to be the masterminds of this wicked plot. The stakes have never been this high and the question remains: Will Batman and his allies stop a relic of the past from dooming mankind's future?Now, for the first time ever, get the complete BATMAN: LEGACY storyline along with never-before-collected chapters that reveal the architects of the outbreak in BATMAN: LEGACY! Collects BATMAN #533, BATMAN SHADOW OF THE BAT #53, CATWOMAN #33-35, DETECTIVE COMICS #697-700 and ROBIN #31.
Batman/Catwoman (2020-) #1
Tom King - 2020
And as the story begins, after a long marriage, Bruce Wayne passes away-which frees Selina Kyle to settle an old score.At every stage of their relationship, Bruce and Selina have an unwelcome chaperone: The Joker!Oh, and that lost love of Bruce’s? It’s Andrea Beaumont-a.k.a. Phantasm. Just thought you’d want to know.
Batman: Europa #1
Superstar artist Jim Lee returns to the Dark Knight with this premiere issue! The impossible has happened and Batman is on the verge of being taken down by an enemy he cannot defeat: a virus for which there is no cure! And the only hope for his salvation is The Joker! Who infected Batman, what does the Clown Prince of Crime know, and how will the Dark Knight get that information? Together, the enemies crisscross Europe, desperate to find answers before time runs out.Co-conceived by Matteo Casali and Brian Azzarello, this 4-issue miniseries event will feature art by top talents over layouts by the incomparable Giuseppe Camuncoli (HELLBLAZER, Dark Wolverine), with the first issue pencilled and inked by none other than Jim Lee!
Azrael Vol. 1: Fallen Angel
Dennis O'Neil - 2016
There’s a new hero in Batman’s world, whether the Dark Knight likes it or not! Jean-Paul Valley has just been told by his dying father that his family is part of an ancient secret society known as The Order of St. Dumas—and that he is the latest in a long line of deadly assassins! Now with his psychological conditioning complete, Valley has been transformed from a computer science major into the unstoppable weapon known as Azrael. But when he is forced to target the heroic Batman, he starts to question his life and duty. Legendary creators Dennis O’Neil and Joe Quesada are joined by comic industry superstars Barry Kitson, James Pascoe, and Kevin Nowlan. AZRAEL VOL.1 FALLEN ANGEL collects BATMAN: SWORD OF AZRAEL #1-4, SHOWCASE ’94 #10, and AZRAEL #1-7.
Batman: Creature of the Night (2017-) #1
Kurt Busiek - 2017
But as grief and rage builds inside Bruce until he feels he can’t keep it inside anymore, something strange starts taking wing in the Gotham night! Perhaps Bruce’s grief isn’t inside him after all?Modern masters Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon unite for the spiritual companion to the beloved SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY, putting a new spin you’ve never seen before on the legend of Batman—and the dark emotions that drive him!
Batman Eternal Part 1
Scott Snyder - 2018
The Legend of Batman Graphic Novel Collection proudly presents the first special edition book in the series, the fantastic Batman Eternal - Part 1...After a spectacular battle, the unthinkable happens when the incorruptible Commissioner Gordon is arrested for murder! With Batman’s oldest ally behind bars, mob boss Carmine Falcone reappears, determined to rid Gotham of insane criminals, honest policemen and anyone else who stands in his way..Contents: BATMAN ETERNAL #1-13
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.
Batman: Detective Comics #1000: The Deluxe Edition
Peter J. Tomasi - 2019
Daniel, Paul Dini, Warren Ellis, Steve Epting, Geoff Johns, Joëlle Jones, Kelley Jones, Tom King, Jim Lee, Doug Mahnke, Alex Maleev, Alvaro Martinez-Bueno, Dustin Nguyen, Denny O'neil, Christopher Priest, Kevin Smith, Scott Snyder, Peter J. Tomasi, James Tynion IV...and more!Detective Comics #1000: The Deluxe Edition collects the much-lauded landmark issue Detective Comics #1000, as well as an uncollected Batman story by Robert Venditti and an original story from the legendary Batman writer Alan Grant. This edition also features a bonus gallery loaded with variant covers.
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!
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
Batman: The Complete Knightfall Saga
Dirk Maggs - 2005
With Batman crippled by his fiercest foe, a new hero tries to fill his shoes in protecting Gotham City. But his methods are brutal and dangerous, and the future of Gotham City is uncertain. In June 2005, Batman Begins will be released in movie theatres, starring Christian Bale and featuring Michael Caine, Katie Holmes, and Liam Neeson. Interest in the Batman franchise will surge, with a huge marketing campaign and the star power casting.
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.
The Huntress: Darknight Daughter
Paul Levitz - 2006
Helena Wayne was trained by her parents to become a superb athlete, and studied law with the hope of bringing criminals to justice. But after Catwoman is blackmailed to resume her life of crime, leading to her death, Helena dons a costume and crossbow to become the Huntress to avenge her mother!Originally published in DC Super Stars #17, Batman Family #18-20, Wonder Woman #271-287, Wonder Woman #289-290, and Wonder Woman #294-295, between 1977 and 1982.
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Robin vs. Ra's Al Ghul #1
Tim Seeley - 2018
Once upon a time, Ra’s thought Bruce Wayne would be the heir apparent to his criminal empire, but now that Batman has turned his back on Talia for good, Ra’s wants to know if Damian Wayne will honor his mother by stepping into the family business at last.