The Caped Crusader is challenged by the mystery of the 900 in a special tale celebrating the 900th issue published of Detective Comics! Plus, Batman faces against two new foes: Emperor Penguin and the deadly vigilante known as the Wrath, a dark counterpart to the Dark Knight.
Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 3: Emperor Penguin (The New 52)
Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: Gothtopia (The New 52)
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in a single, massive volume. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-56, BATMAN #1-7, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #2, WORLD'S BEST COMICS #1 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #2-3 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more! BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 1 features the work of such luminaries as Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Jerry Robinson and more!
Witness Batman's first encounter with The Joker in this volume collecting the graphic novel BATMAN: THE MAN WHO LAUGHS, by Ed Brubaker and Doug Mahnke! This collection also includes DETECTIVE COMICS #784-786, a murder mystery tale guest-starring Green Lantern Alan Scott.
Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics Volume 3 (1969-1972)
From his first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27 in May 1939, Batman has thrilled imaginations across the globe. This character portrait pays tribute to the World's Greatest Detective, from his early days as a pulp-inflected comics hero to his current stature as a global icon, one of the greatest cultural artifacts of modern times. Through Robin, Catwoman, the Joker, and beyond, this volume looks at the complicated personality and the dynamic relationships that defined Batman. With 192 pages of the greatest Batman images and text by Paul Levitz, author of the Eisner Award-winning 75 Years of DC Comics, The Little Book of Batman is your definitive guide to the tragedy and triumph of the Dark Knight.
Back to the Swingin' 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form. These all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them.In this volume, the Dynamic Duo team-up with Barbara Gordon to take on The Bookworm, a deranged zombie-creating Professor, The Queen of Diamonds, Lord Death Man and The Joker. Collects Batman '66: The Lost Episode №1 and Batman '66 №17-22.
As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics - The New 52 event of September 2011, "Detective Comics" is relaunched for the first time ever with an all - new number №1! Bruce Wayne returns as Batman, and sets his sights on new villain the Gotham Ripper, who in turn has his sights on Batman. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne explores a budding romance with television journalist Charlotte Rivers, who's visiting Gotham City to cover the gruesome slayings – while also trying to uncover Bruce's own mystery. But time is running out as both Commissioner Gordon and Batman work to uncover the true identity of this new serial killer.
As the new Dark Knight former police commissioner must do what his predecessor did best: taking out crime in Gotham City. But lurking in the shadows at home is a case from Jim's past that may decide the future of Batman. James Gordon must grapple with the new freedom he has as a superhero and his belief in the system he helped build. Will this new threat take out the new Batman?
Back to the Swingin' 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form. These all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them. In this volume, the Dynamic Duo face the Joker, Penguin, the Queen of Diamonds and a Bat-Robot of their own making...that may put Batman and Robin out of a job! Collects issues #11-16.