Total Nerd The Best Batman Comics  

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List Rules Batman comic books and serials only.

So many great Batman stories out there. A dark, brooding, completely kick-ass superhero in a brutal, festering city is ripe ground for good writing. The best Batman story arcs always bring out the best in the Dark Knight. Any list like this is going to be pretty subjective, but I've opened it up for everyone to add anything they see is missing here. I've started with my personal favorites, but everyone's gotta start somewhere! Vote on what you think are the best batman comic series and add what's (in your opinion) missing. What are the best Batman stories?

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So what are your top Batman comics?
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Batman: The Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Killing Joke Alan Moore

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2
631 155
Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, Lynn Varley - Frank Miller

3
482 99
Batman: The Long Halloween is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Long Halloween Tim Sale, Jeph Loeb - Jeph Loeb

4
497 106
Batman: Year One is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year One Frank Miller

5
434 107
Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Hush Jeph Loeb

6
366 113
Batman: A Death in the Family is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: A Death in the Family Jim Starlin

7
323 71
Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Ow... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Batman Comics
ScottLopez added Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls Scott Snyder

8
307 90
Batman: Under the Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Batman Comics
theghostX9 added Batman: Under the Red Hood

9
294 104
Batman: The Complete Knightfal... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Complete Knightfall Saga Doug Moench, Chuck Dixon, Alan Grant

10
283 101
Arkham Asylum: A Serious House... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth Grant Morrison

11
249 89
Batman: Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Comics

12
216 86
Batman: The Man Who Laughs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Man Who Laughs Ed Brubaker - Ed Brubaker

13
169 72
Batman: Zero Year is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Zero Year Scott Snyder.  2013

14
164 79
JLA: Tower of Babel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Switchdoctor added JLA: Tower of Babel Mark Waid

15
150 72
Batman No Man's Land DC Comics is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman No Man's Land DC Comics Jordan B. Gorfinkel, Greg Rucka, Chuck Dixon, Scott Beatty, Paul Dini, Bob Gale, Devin K. Grayson, Kelley Puckett, Larry Hama, Bronwyn Carlton

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149 78
Batman and Robin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman and Robin Grant Morrison - Grant Morrison

17
94 55
Batman: A Lonely Place of Dyin... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying Marv Wolfman, George Perez

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136 66
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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128 59
Batman: Earth One is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Earth One Geoff Johns, Gary Frank.  2012

20
129 63
Batman: Son of the Demon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Son of the Demon Mike Barr

21
98 51
Batman: The Cult is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: The Cult Jim Starlin

22
97 64
Batman: Haunted Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Haunted Knight Jeph Loeb

23
96 65
Batman: Venom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: Venom Dennis O'Neil

24
89 54
Batman and Son is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Comics
BrettSaltzer added Batman and Son

25
101 69
Gotham Central is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Gotham Central Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker - Ed Brubaker

26
120 78
Batman: Battle for the Cowl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Batman Comics

27
105 67
Batman, Black and White is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman, Black and White Various short stories

28
34 25
The Joker's Five Way Revenge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added The Joker's Five Way Revenge

29
64 46
Batman Noir is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman Noir Eduardo Risso, Brian Azzarello.  2013

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65 48
Batman: Gates of Gotham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Batman Comics
AlexanderRay added Batman: Gates of Gotham Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins

31
66 49
Batman and the Monster-Men is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Batman Comics
BrettSaltzer added Batman and the Monster-Men

32
71 67
Bruce Wayne: Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Bruce Wayne: Fugitive Greg Rucka, Devin Grayson, Ed Brubaker

33
27 21
Batman: Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Batman Comics
InRustWeTrust added Batman: Red Rain

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34 20
The Laughing Fish is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added The Laughing Fish

35
81 72
Batman: Year 100 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year 100 Paul Pope

36
27 27
Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Batman Comics

37
48 48
Batman: Blind Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: Blind Justice Sam Hamm

38
24 25
Batman: Cataclysm is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Cataclysm

39
53 55
Batman: Cacophony is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Cacophony Kevin Smith

40
60 63
Batman: War Games is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Batman Comics
dubier added Batman: War Games Andersen Gabrych, Bill Willingham

41
68 61
Batman: Broken City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Broken City Brian Azzarello

42
69 64
Batman and the Mad Monk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Batman Comics

43
63 59
Batman: Year Three is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year Three Marv Wolfman

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36 46
JSA: The Liberty Files is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added JSA: The Liberty Files

45
13 24
Madness is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added Madness

46
18 32
Batman: The Dark Knight Strike... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Pedro de Pacas added Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again Frank Miller

47
46 67
Batman: The Widening Gyre is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: The Widening Gyre Kevin Smith