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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+ - 606 145
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

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+ - 460 94
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

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+ - 473 101
Batman: Year One is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year One Frank Miller

5
+ - 403 104
Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Hush Jeph Loeb

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+ - 349 108
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

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+ - 302 68
Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Ow... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls Scott Snyder

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+ - 281 87
Batman: Under the Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Under the Red Hood

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+ - 282 101
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
+ - 275 95
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

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+ - 242 85
Batman: Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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+ - 210 83
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

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+ - 161 68
Batman: Zero Year is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Zero Year Scott Snyder.  2013

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+ - 158 74
JLA: Tower of Babel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Batman Comics
JLA: Tower of Babel Mark Waid

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+ - 144 68
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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+ - 143 76
Batman and Robin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman and Robin Grant Morrison - Grant Morrison

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+ - 90 52
Batman: A Lonely Place of Dyin... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying Marv Wolfman, George Perez

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+ - 122 57
Batman: Earth One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Earth One Geoff Johns, Gary Frank.  2012

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+ - 124 62
Batman: Son of the Demon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Son of the Demon Mike Barr

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+ - 127 66
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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+ - 93 50
Batman: The Cult is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Cult Jim Starlin

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+ - 95 61
Batman: Haunted Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Haunted Knight Jeph Loeb

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+ - 94 61
Batman: Venom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Venom Dennis O'Neil

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+ - 84 52
Batman and Son is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman and Son

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+ - 96 67
Gotham Central is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Gotham Central Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker - Ed Brubaker

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+ - 34 21
The Joker's Five Way Revenge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Batman Comics
The Joker's Five Way Revenge

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+ - 105 64
Batman, Black and White is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman, Black and White Various short stories

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+ - 116 76
Batman: Battle for the Cowl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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+ - 66 46
Batman and the Monster-Men is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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+ - 63 43
Batman Noir is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman Noir Eduardo Risso, Brian Azzarello.  2013

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+ - 65 46
Batman: Gates of Gotham is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Gates of Gotham Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins

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+ - 27 18
Batman: Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Red Rain

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+ - 71 64
Bruce Wayne: Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Bruce Wayne: Fugitive Greg Rucka, Devin Grayson, Ed Brubaker

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+ - 32 17
The Laughing Fish is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Batman Comics
The Laughing Fish

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+ - 80 70
Batman: Year 100 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year 100 Paul Pope

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+ - 24 22
Batman: Cataclysm is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Cataclysm

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+ - 27 26
Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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+ - 48 47
Batman: Blind Justice is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Blind Justice Sam Hamm

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+ - 53 54
Batman: Cacophony is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Cacophony Kevin Smith

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+ - 59 62
Batman: War Games is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: War Games Andersen Gabrych, Bill Willingham

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+ - 68 60
Batman: Broken City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Broken City Brian Azzarello

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+ - 63 56
Batman: Year Three is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year Three Marv Wolfman

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+ - 68 64
Batman and the Mad Monk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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

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+ - 13 24
Madness is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Madness

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+ - 17 31
Batman: The Dark Knight Strike... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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+ - 46 67
Batman: The Widening Gyre is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Batman Comics