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 Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, Lynn Varley - Frank Miller

2
544 119
Batman: Year One is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year One Frank Miller

3
527 112
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
468 119
Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Hush Jeph Loeb

5
660 181
Batman: The Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: The Killing Joke Alan Moore

6
400 123
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
365 79
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
323 97
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theghostX9 added Batman: Under the Red Hood

9
317 109
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
303 112
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
267 93
Batman: Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Comics

12
234 90
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
184 84
Batman: Zero Year is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Zero Year Scott Snyder.  2013

14
163 74
Batman No Man's Land DC Comics is listed (or ranked) 14 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

The Greatest Batsuits / Batman Costumes of All Time

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175 84
JLA: Tower of Babel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Switchdoctor added JLA: Tower of Babel Mark Waid

16
160 84
Batman and Robin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman and Robin Grant Morrison - Grant Morrison

17
103 60
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
145 61
Batman: Earth One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Earth One Geoff Johns, Gary Frank.  2012

19
148 72
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman Comics

20
112 55
Batman: The Cult is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: The Cult Jim Starlin

21
138 66
Batman: Son of the Demon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Son of the Demon Mike Barr

The Best Comic Book Superheroes of All Time

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108 68
Batman: Haunted Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Haunted Knight Jeph Loeb

23
22 4
Batman: the Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: the Killing Joke

24
108 70
Batman: Venom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: Venom Dennis O'Neil

25
100 59
Batman and Son is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Comics
BrettSaltzer added Batman and Son

26
108 73
Gotham Central is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Gotham Central Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker - Ed Brubaker

27
44 26
The Joker's Five Way Revenge is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added The Joker's Five Way Revenge

28
130 81
Batman: Battle for the Cowl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Batman Comics

The Top 6 Real-Life Versions of Batman Villains

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36 23
Batman: Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Batman Comics
InRustWeTrust added Batman: Red Rain

30
111 68
Batman, Black and White is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman, Black and White Various short stories

31
73 52
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 51
Batman: Gates of Gotham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Batman Comics
AlexanderRay added Batman: Gates of Gotham Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins

33
42 23
The Laughing Fish is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added The Laughing Fish

34
76 70
Bruce Wayne: Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Bruce Wayne: Fugitive Greg Rucka, Devin Grayson, Ed Brubaker

35
68 49
Batman Noir is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman Noir Eduardo Risso, Brian Azzarello.  2013

Amazing Real-Life Superhero Gadgets & Powers

36
89 76
Batman: Year 100 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year 100 Paul Pope

37
32 29
Trinity is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Batman Comics

38
67 65
Batman: War Games is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Batman Comics
dubier added Batman: War Games Andersen Gabrych, Bill Willingham

39
52 50
Batman: Blind Justice is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Batman Comics
PedroBenith added Batman: Blind Justice Sam Hamm

40
29 28
Batman: Cataclysm is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Cataclysm

41
60 59
Batman: Cacophony is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: Cacophony Kevin Smith

42
74 64
Batman: Broken City is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Broken City Brian Azzarello

43
74 66
Batman and the Mad Monk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Batman Comics

44
67 63
Batman: Year Three is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Batman: Year Three Marv Wolfman

45
21 27
Madness is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Richard Freeman added Madness

46
39 50
JSA: The Liberty Files is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added JSA: The Liberty Files

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2 0
Batman:Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Batman Comics
AleksandrKayudin added Batman:Harley Quinn Head over heels in her devotion to the Joker, Arkham psychiatrist Harleen Quinzel gave up her career (and her sanity) to transform herself into the ultimate companion for crime’s clown prince - the mad moll Harley Quinn.  ...

48
50 74
Batman: The Widening Gyre is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Riot18 added Batman: The Widening Gyre Kevin Smith

49
22 41
Batman: The Dark Knight Strike... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Batman Comics
Pedro de Pacas added Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again Frank Miller