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Nightwing: A Darker Shade of Justice by Chuck Dixon
Nightwing: The New Order
Kyle Higgins - 2018
As commander of the federal paramilitary organization known as the Crusaders, he now enforces the legal ban on all metahuman activity by medically inhibiting or incarcerating anyone--hero or villain--who manifests superpowers of any kind. But when his son, Jake, suddenly reveals superhuman abilities that resist all efforts at suppression, the man once known as Nightwing must return to the legacy he abandoned and seek help from the very people he has condemned.After joining forces with his ex-partners from the Titans--including his estranged wife (and Jake's mother), Starfire--Dick sets out to free Jake from the Crusaders' high-tech prison. But the Pentagon has taken a special interest in the case, which means that former Batwoman Kate Kane has made it her mission to crack the secret behind Jake's mysterious immunity--and what she discovers could mean the end for the Graysons, the Crusaders and most of humanity!The team behind the best-selling Batman: Gates of Gotham--acclaimed writer Kyle Higgins (Nightwing, Deathstroke) and super-stylish artist Trevor McCarthy (Batwoman, Batman Eternal)--reunites for Nightwing: The New Order, collecting the startling six-issue miniseries.
Talon, Volume 1: Scourge of the Owls
Scott Snyder - 2013
The Talons have always served the mysterious Court of Owls, a group of wealthy individuals who will stop at nothing to maintain their grip on power in Gotham City. When Rose defects from the Talon's ranks, he is marked for death and spends the next few years using all his training to hide from his former masters.After years on the run, Rose finally returns to Gotham City following the horrors of "The Night of Owls." He'll set off to investigate what remains of the Court of Owls, but will he be able to gain his freedom at long last?Collecting: Talon 1-7
Bill Willingham - 2004
The Teen Wonder is keeping busy enough in his civilian identity, as Tim Drake must face the challenges of transferring to a new school, taking new classes and making new friends. The rest of his time is taken up as Robin balances fighting crime with Batman's increasingly vigorous training regimens. Things take a distinct turn for the worse when a powerful artifact winds up in the hands of Johnny Warren, a small-time criminal with big plans. Discovering the secret to the device, Warren makes an amazing transformation into the powerful--and murderous--super-villain Johnny Warlock. It's up to Robin to stop Warlock--or die trying.
Trinity, Vol, 1: Better Together
Francis Manapul - 2017
The Man of Steel. The Amazon Warrior. The three greatest heroes in the DC Universe unite when the threats to their planet are bigger than just one of them can handle. They are the core of the World's Greatest Heroes...but with a new Superman! When a new villain emerges, the bonds these three share will be tested and redefined to their breaking point, with the lives of innocents hanging in the balance!By New York Times best-selling creator Francis Manapul (The Flash), Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman unite again...for the first time in Trinity, Volume 1: Better Together!Collecting: Trinity 1-6
Batman: War Games, Act 2: Tides
Andersen GabrychBrad Walker - 2005
The Dark Knight may be powerless to stop the streets from running red with blood, and the police are losing their trust in him and his colleagues.Collects:Detective Comics #798Legends of the Dark Knight #183Nightwing #97Gotham Knights #57Robin #130Batgirl #56Catwoman #35Batman #632
DC Comics: The New 52
Geoff JohnsScott Snyder - 2011
To commemorate this milestone occasion, DC Entertainment will be releasing DC COMICS: THE NEW 52, a massive hardcover collection that collects every single one of these debut issues. Hitting stores just in time for the holiday season, this 1,216-page compilation will include such issues as:JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee ACTION COMICS #1 by Grant Morrison and Rags MoralesBATMAN #1 by Scott Snyder and Greg CapulloGREEN LANTERN #1 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke SWAMP THING #1 by Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette STORMWATCH #1 by Paul Cornell and Miguel Sepulveda TEEN TITANS #1 by Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth And 45 more!
Justice League: Gods & Monsters
Bruce Timm - 2016
DeMatteis and Bruce Timm take the Justice League to a new level. Featuring the trinity's origin stories that serve as prequels to the animated film!Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS - BATMAN #1-3, JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS - SUPERMAN #1-3, JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS - WONDER WOMAN #1-3 and JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS #1-9.
Batman/Superman, Volume 1: Cross World
Greg Pak - 2014
In this first hardcover, learn how these two legends met for the first time in The New 52 as they launch into a mysterious adventure that takes them to the world of Earth 2!Collecting: Batman/Superman 1-4, Justice League 23.1: Darkseid
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
Superman: For Tomorrow, Vol. 1
Brian Azzarello - 2005
Millions of people have vanished without a trace. No one is left unaffected--not even Superman. A year has passed, and Superman is left with many questions and very few answers. For a hero who tries to have all the answers, it's torture. And, just as the action hearts up and the stakes are raised, one huge questions emerges: just how far is Superman willing to go "For Tomorrow"?Collecting SUPERMAN #204-209.
Batman: Eye of the Beholder
Tony S. Daniel - 2011
DNA tracking is the name of his game, and there are others interested in his proposal. But when the developer goes missing, Batman finds that his tracks stop in the city's violent Chinatown neighborhood, where a new deadly Triad gang has taken root.Batman joins forces with a new hero who's as dangerous as she is beautiful. When members of a secret order turn up dead and tortured in Gotham City's Chinatown district, I-Ching informs Batman that he fears an ancient relic is the target. Batman connects this case to that of a missing satellite architect. With few clues to go by and the stakes getting higher, Batman races to locate the surviving members of the order before it's too late.A powerful relic, hidden and protected by an ancient order, falls into the hands of one of Batman's deadliest foes! The Dark Knight and his allies are outnumbered and outmatched as they struggle to free themselves from their merciless adversary. With death and destruction imminent, Batman must make a crucial sacrifice.Collects BATMAN #704-707, 710-712.