Batman is one of the most popular superheroes ever introduced by DC Comics. Since its first release, Batman has been featured in several series, graphic novels and even movies. A wide array of Batman comics has also been released as spinoffs of the core Batman titles to feature new characters that are unique in their own rights. Here is a list of 25 batman comics that every Batman enthusiast should own:
20. “The Last Arkham” (Batman: Shadow of the Bat#1-4, 1992)
comicsforever.tumblr.com One of the most famous Batman comic books, The Last Arkham introduces the psychotic character of Mister Zsasz who is known today as one of the most dangerous villains in the Batman series. It is an interesting story to explore because it dwells on the madness of the asylum led by Jeremiah Arkham.
15. Batman: Year 100 (2006)
dc.wikia.com Written by Paul Pole, Year 100 is another Batman comic book that is set in the future version of Gotham. It centers on a tyrannical government that aims to create both terror and havoc in its citizens to destroy the metropolis. It completely takes out everything that most readers know about Batman and replaces it with what the Pope has in mind about the superhero.
10. Batman: The Man Who Laughs (2005)
en.wikipedia.org This comic book recounts the first battle of Batman with Joker. It is packed with violence and action and is exciting to read because of its several narrative twists. Considered the modern Joker epic, The Man Who Laughs features both the psychotic side and the playful side of Joker.
5. Batman: The Long Halloween (1996-1997)
sharethefiles.com A murder mystery, this comic book narrates in detail the case of “The Holiday Killer” who murders people every major holiday. It basically explores the relationship of Lieutenant James Gordon and Batman, as well as the story of how the once honorable Harvey Dent became Two-Face. It features a supporting cast of classic characters.
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