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Batman: Bane of the Demon #1
Chuck Dixon - 1998
Because his father had belonged to the revolution, his mother was in prison when Bane was born. It was there that Bane came of age, then escaped to Gotham City where he defeated Batman as a test of his merit.Now the desire for answers leads Bane around the world, eventually uncovering a connection to the Order of Saint Dumas, the secret cult which is responsible for the existence of Azrael. Coincidentally, Jean Paul Valley, the latest to assume the mantle of Azrael, filled in for Batman after Bane disabled him. Bane then encounters Ra's Al Ghul, who is also pursuing the Order in his quest to save the earth by severely reducing its population.
Wonder Twins Vol. 2: The Fall and Rise of the Wonder Twins
Mark Russell - 2020
2!The world is saved! Or is it? Jayna and Zan are heroes, but they still have to go to high school and live in the same real world as the rest of us. When the bad guys get beaten and sent to jail, does it really end the problem? Mark Russell brings his signature humor and satire to the continuing adventures of the out-of-this-world Wonder Twins Vol. 2!Collects Wonder Twins #7-12.
Captain America and the Falcon: Secret Empire
Steve Englehart - 2005
The Secret Empire was rarely more secretive or empirical than in this classic arc that sets Cap against a conspiracy out to frame and replace him in the American mind And pay close attention to the man behind the curtain (or mask, as the case may be) Corruption and cover-ups conclude with Cap quitting the Avengers, paving the way for his days as Nomad With Nick Fury, the Black Panther, and Banshee Guest-starring the X-Men (back before it was cool) Featuring an early re-telling of Cap's origin Collects Captain America and The Falcon #169-176.
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: 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: 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.
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1
Julie Benson - 2016
And not only do they know her secret, they’re using her name to sell dangerous information to criminals! Now one of those deals has brought some major heat to Gotham City…Helena Bertinelli is out of Spyral, wearing the hood of the Huntress, and making mafia blood run in the streets! Everything you thought was hidden will be revealed if the Oracle has their way…
Batman: New Gotham, Volume One
Greg Rucka - 2017
Battles were won and lost, allegiances and friendships were tested, and the city itself was left on the brink of implosion.Now, officially back under the sanction of the U.S. Government, Gotham is dangerously close to erupting into civil war as two factions of Gothamites vie for control of the home of the Dark Knight. The OGs--those who stayed in Gotham during the cataclysmic events of NO MAN'S LAND--and the DeeZees--residents of the the city who left during the hard times and have now returned--are at each others's throats and it's up to Batman, Robin, Nightwing and Batgirl to keep the conflict from coming to a bloody head.On top of this civil unrest, Batman's longtime nemesis Ra's al Ghul has returned to Gotham with a deadly plan that will not only devastate the city, but also the entire world! Only the strong will survive in this collection written by comics superstar Greg Rucka (GOTHAM CENTRAL, Lazarus).Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #742-753.
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.
Avengers: Season One
Peter David - 2012
Thor - a shape-shifting alien with a secret agenda? Captain America - a hoax? Iron Man - an enemy conspirator? Their confidence in each other shattered, will the heroes destroy each other before the conspirator is revealed? Only the smartest among them will see through the deception...and it's not who you think!
Batgirl: Stephanie Brown, Volume 1
Bryan Q. Miller - 2017
Miller's critically acclaimed run takes Stephanie Brown a.k.a. former Robin, a.k.a. Spoiler, to new heights as Batgirl!Battling both inner and external demons, Stephanie must learn to balance school and crime-fighting or face the wrath of Barbara Gordon! With guest appearences from Batman and Robin and villains like Man-Bat and Clayface, Batgirl must step up to the mantle!Batgirl must battle the Calculator and stop his plan to unleash a nanovirus upon the citizens of Gotham City that will turn them into mindless techno-zombies, enter the FLOOD!Collecting: Batgirl 1-12
The Flash: Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book 1
Joshua Williamson - 2017
Even if the Flash trains a new team of metahuman crime-fighters—a true “speed force”—will it be enough to combat criminals who have the same godlike powers? Plus, when Kid Flash decides to prove his abilities to Barry by investigating reports of a strange creature made of shadows in downtown Central City, he finds himself in a whole world of trouble...literally! Suddenly, Flash, Kid Flash and Iris West all become trapped in the Shadowlands of Flash’s old nemesis turned ally the Shade—only the Shade is no longer in control of his own shadows. Includes THE FLASH: REBIRTH #1 and THE FLASH #1-13!