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
632 155
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
501 106
Batman: Year One is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year One Frank Miller

4
485 100
Batman: The Long Halloween is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Long Halloween Tim Sale, Jeph Loeb - Jeph Loeb

5
435 107
Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Hush Jeph Loeb

6
367 113
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
325 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
308 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
295 104
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
285 102
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
250 89
Batman: Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Comics

12
217 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
170 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
165 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
152 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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151 78
Batman and Robin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman and Robin Grant Morrison - Grant Morrison

17
95 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

18
139 66
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Comics

19
129 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
130 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
100 51
Batman: The Cult is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: The Cult Jim Starlin

22
98 64
Batman: Haunted Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Haunted Knight Jeph Loeb

23
97 65
Batman: Venom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: Venom Dennis O'Neil

24
90 54
Batman and Son is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Comics
BrettSaltzer added Batman and Son

25
102 69
Gotham Central is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Gotham Central Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker - Ed Brubaker

26
121 78
Batman: Battle for the Cowl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Batman Comics

27
106 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
35 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
65 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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30
66 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
67 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
72 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
28 21
Batman: Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Batman Comics
InRustWeTrust added Batman: Red Rain

34
35 20
The Laughing Fish is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added The Laughing Fish

35
83 72
Batman: Year 100 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year 100 Paul Pope

36
28 27
Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Batman Comics

37
49 48
Batman: Blind Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: Blind Justice Sam Hamm

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

39
62 63
Batman: War Games is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Batman Comics
dubier added Batman: War Games Andersen Gabrych, Bill Willingham

40
54 55
Batman: Cacophony is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Cacophony Kevin Smith

41
69 61
Batman: Broken City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Broken City Brian Azzarello

42
70 64
Batman and the Mad Monk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Batman Comics

43
64 59
Batman: Year Three is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year Three Marv Wolfman

44
37 46
JSA: The Liberty Files is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added JSA: The Liberty Files

45
14 24
Madness is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added Madness

46
19 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
47 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