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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635 138
Batman: The Long Halloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Tim Sale, Jeph Loeb
Jeph Loeb

2
640 142
Batman: Year One is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Frank Miller

3
754 215
Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, Lynn Varley

4
765 202
Batman: The Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Comics

5
545 142
Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Jeph Loeb

6
433 97
Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Ow... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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Scott Snyder

7
453 146
Batman: A Death in the Family is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Batman Comics

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376 111
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9
369 125
Batman: The Complete Knightfal... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Doug Moench, Chuck Dixon, Alan Grant

10
348 132
Arkham Asylum: A Serious House... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Batman Comics

11
306 101
Batman: Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Comics

12
275 101
Batman: The Man Who Laughs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Ed Brubaker
Ed Brubaker

13
195 81
Batman No Man's Land DC Comics is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Jordan B. Gorfinkel, Greg Rucka, Chuck Dixon, Scott Beatty, Paul Dini, Bob Gale, Devin K. Grayson, Kelley Puckett, Larry Hama, Bronwyn Carlton

14
215 98
Batman: Zero Year is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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Scott Snyder.  2013

15
205 99
JLA: Tower of Babel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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Mark Waid

16
190 90
Batman and Robin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison

17
57 10
Batman: the Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Batman Comics

18
166 69
Batman: Earth One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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Geoff Johns, Gary Frank.  2012

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120 67
Batman: A Lonely Place of Dyin... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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Marv Wolfman, George Perez

20
135 61
Batman: The Cult is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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Jim Starlin

21
168 80
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Comics

22
151 71
Batman: Son of the Demon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Comics

23
120 74
Batman: Haunted Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Comics

24
120 77
Batman: Venom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added
Dennis O'Neil

25
116 63
Batman and Son is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Comics
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