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Batman is published by DC Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Last Issue[edit | edit source]

Batman Annual #5: 29 Dec 2020

Current Issue[edit | edit source]

Future State: The Next Batman #1: 05 Jan 2021

Next Issue[edit | edit source]

Future State: The Next Batman #2: 19 Jan 2021

Status[edit | edit source]

Twice-monthly ongoing series.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Main Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Batman/Bruce Wayne - Orphaned as a child, millionaire Bruce Wayne trained himself to become the ultimate crime fighter. - wikipedia:Batman

Minor Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Robin/Damian Wayne
  • Alfred Pennyworth

Other Characters/Places/Things[edit | edit source]

  • The Black Mask
  • The Riddler

Recent Storylines[edit | edit source]

Future State: The Next Batman #1[edit | edit source]

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Batman Annual #5[edit | edit source]

Batman #105[edit | edit source]

Batman #104[edit | edit source]

Batman #103[edit | edit source]

Batman #102[edit | edit source]

Batman #101[edit | edit source]

Batman #100[edit | edit source]

Batman: The Joker War Zone #1[edit | edit source]

Batman #99[edit | edit source]

Batman #98[edit | edit source]

Batman #97[edit | edit source]

Batman #96[edit | edit source]

Batman #95[edit | edit source]

Batman #94[edit | edit source]

Batman #93[edit | edit source]

Batman Secret Files #3[edit | edit source]

Batman #92[edit | edit source]

Batman #91[edit | edit source]

Batman #90[edit | edit source]

Batman #89[edit | edit source]

Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. #1[edit | edit source]

Batman #88[edit | edit source]

Past Storylines[edit | edit source]

Batman #645[edit | edit source]

"Show Me Yesterday, For I Can't Find Today" - Batman dismantles Jason Todd's coffin to try to determine what happened, while Alfred remembers Jason in a series of flashbacks. Finally Batman comes to the conclusion that Jason was never in his coffin.

Collections[edit | edit source]

Archive Editions (Hardcover)[edit | edit source]

  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #1-4. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401203752
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #5-8. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563891832
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #9-12. - WorldCat - ISBN 156389615X
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #13-16. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563899833
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 5 - Collects vol. 1 #17-20. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207782
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 6 - Collects vol. 1 #21-25. "The Dynamic Duo face the evil of villains including The Penguin, The Ghost Gang, The Joker, Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum and others, with the help of would-be detective Alfred." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225470
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 7 - Collects vol. 1 #26-31. "Includes appearances by Two-Face, the Cavalier, the villainous duo Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Crime Surgeon and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228941
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Archives, vol. 8 - Collects vol. 1 #32-37. "Batman and Robin battle The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman and others, and meet the Three Musketeers and King Arthur." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237444
  • Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #164-167 plus Detective Comics #327-333. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563899329
  • Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #168-171 plus Detective Comics #334-339. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207723

Omnibus Hardcovers[edit | edit source]

  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus - Collects vol. 1 #1-7, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #27-56. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401260095
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #8-15, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #57-74 & World's Finest Comics #4-9. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263768
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #16-25, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #75-91 & World's Finest Comics #10-14. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269029
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #26-35, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #92-111 & World's Finest Comics #15-22. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401273590
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 5 - Collects vol. 1 #35-45, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #113-132 & World's Finest Comics #23-32. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278700
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 6 - Collects vol. 1 #46-55, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #132-153 & World's Finest Comics #33-42. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284381
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 7 - Collects vol. 1 #56-66, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #154-173 & Batman stories from World's Finest Comics #43-52. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401289652
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 8 - Collects vol. 1 #67-77, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #174-195 & Batman stories from World's Finest Comics #54-63. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401299682
  • Batman: Knightfall Omnibus, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #484-500 & Vengeance of Bane #1, plus Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18, Detective Comics vol. 1 #654-666, & Showcase '93 #7-8. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401270421
  • Batman: Knightfall Omnibus, vol. 3 — Knightsend - Collects vol. 1 #509-510, 512-515 & Vengeance of Bane #2, plus Batman: Shadow of the Bat #29-30 & 32-35, Detective Comics vol. 1 #676-677 & 679-682, Robin #8-9 & 11-14, Catwoman vol. 2 #12-13, Showcase '94 #10, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight vol. 1 #62-63, and Nightwing: Alfred's Return #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278496
  • Batman by Grant Morrison Omnibus, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #655-658 & 663-683, plus stories from 52 #30 & 47 and DC Universe #0. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401282998
  • Batman by Grant Morrison Omnibus, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #700-702, plus Batman and Robin vol. 1 #1-16 & Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #1-6. - WorldCat - ISBN - (forthcoming, June 2019)
  • Batman by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Omnibus, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 2 #1-33? - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401298845

Hardcovers[edit | edit source]

  • DC Comics Classics Library: Batman — The Annuals - Collects vol. 1 Annuals #1-3. "Reveals the secrets of the Batcave, the Bat-Signal and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221920
  • DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 Annuals #4-6. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227910
  • Legends of the Dark Knight: José Luis García-López - Collects vol. 1 #272, 336-337 & 353, plus Batman '66: The Lost Episode #1; Batman Confidential #26-28; Batman Family #3; Batman: Gotham Knights #10; DC Comics Presents #31 & 41; DC Special Series #21; Detective Comics vol. 1 #454 & 458-459; The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #164 & 171; The Joker #4; and World's Finest Comics #244, 255 & 258. - (forthcoming, ???)
  • Tales of the Batman: Len Wein - Collects vol. 1 #307-310, 312-319, 321-324 & 326-327; plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #408, 444-448, 466, 478-379, 500 & 514; and Untold Legends of the Batman #1-3. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401251544
  • Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #337-346 & 348, plus World's Finest Comics #270 & Detective Comics vol. 1 #505-513. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401281632
  • Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #349-359, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #515-526. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401292737
  • Tales of Batman: Gene Colan, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #340, 343-354, 348-351, plus Detective Comics #510, 512, 517, 528-529. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231012
  • Batman: Year One - Collects #404-407. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233422
  • DC Comics Classics Library: Batman — A Death in the Family - Collects vol. 1 #426-429 & 440-442, plus The New Titans #60-61. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225160
  • Batman — A Death in the Family: The Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 1 #426-429 & 440-442, plus The New Titans #60-61. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779519178 - (forthcoming, April 2021)
  • Legends of the Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #448-459, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #608-621. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401285128
  • Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #515-525, 527-532 & 535-536. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401247644
  • Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #536-552. "Batman emerges from the shadows to battle corruption in Gotham City and face foes including Man-Bat, The Joker, the Penguin and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401281298
  • Batman: False Faces - Collects vol. 1 #588-590, plus Wonder Woman vol. 2 #160-161, Detective Comics #787, and a story from Batman: Gotham City Secret Files. " Batman faces the ventriloquist's dummy-come-to-life known as Scarface in this exciting graphic novel. Things get a little strange along the way as Batman also fights the hoodlum known as Matches Malone -- who was seen previously as one of Batman's own aliases. Another of Gotham's villains, Clayface, battles Wonder Woman in a related story that features appearances by Batman foes Man-Bat and the Mad Hatter, with the help of the Teen Titans' own Donna Troy." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401216404
  • Batman — Bruce Wayne: Fugitive - Collects vol. 1 #603-607, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #768-775, Batman: Gotham Knights #29-32, & Batgirl vol. 1 #29 & 33. "Indicted for killing Vesper Fairchild, Bruce Wayne is sent to prison … only to escape, launching a citywide manhunt." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401246826
  • Batman: Hush, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #608-612. "Featuring the introduction of Hush! This best-selling tale includes guest appearances by Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, Huntress, and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401200613
  • Batman: Hush, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #613-619. "Concluding the story arc that introduced Hush! This volume features the Dark Knight's shocking showdown with the Joker, the debut of a brand-new Batmobile, a catfight among Catwoman, Talia and Lady Shiva, and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401200842
  • Batman Noir: Eduardo Risso - Collects vol. 1 #620-625, plus the Batman serial from Wednesday Comics #1-12 & Flashpoint: Batman—Knight of Vengeance #1-3 - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238904
  • Batman by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 1 #620-625, plus the Batman serial from Wednesday Comics #1-12 & Flashpoint: Batman—Knight of Vengeance #1-3 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401271015
  • Batman: Batman and Son - Collects vol. 1 #655-658, 663-666. "Batman receives the greatest shock of his life when he discovers that he may have a son. And sparks fly when the new addition to the Bat-family is introduced to Robin, the Boy Wonder. Which one will be chosen to carry on the legacy as Gotham’s protector?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212409
  • Batman: The Black Glove - Collects vol. 1 #667-669, 672-675. "Brings Batman and a group of global heroes to a mysterious island to face a killer. Then, Batman relives a defining adventure in the life of young Bruce Wayne: the hunt for his parents’ killer." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401219098
  • Batman: R.I.P. - Collects vol. 1 #676-683. "While Bruce Wayne drops out of sight, The Club of Villains begins a crime spree through the streets of Gotham City, while Batman’s allies attempt to keep order in the city and find The Dark Knight." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401220908
  • Batman: Long Shadows - Collects vol. 1 #687-691. "Can the new Batman maintain his grip on Gotham City’s criminal element? With Bruce Wayne gone in the wake of "Batman: R.I.P.," Dick Grayson — formerly known as both Robin and Nightwing — becomes the new Batman. And it’s not long before the city’s criminals put him to the test! With the Penguin intent on becoming Gotham’s new crime kingpin and Two-Face waging a war of his own, how can any hero, let alone one who’s just stepped into his role, stop them? It won’t be easy — especially since he also has to round up a posse of escaped Arkham Asylum inmates." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227198
  • Batman: Life After Death - Collects vol. 1 #692-699. "Batman searches for a new crime boss calling himself Black Mask – and Gotham City has reached the boiling point. But when pandemonium breaks out at the opening of the new Arkham Asylum, even the combined forces of Oracle, Huntress and Catwoman may not be enough." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228348
  • Batman: Time and the Batman - Collects vol. 1 #700-703. "A tale that reveals secret details in The Dark Knight’s adventures following 'Batman R.I.P' and the return of Bruce Wayne to Gotham City!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229891
  • Batman: Eye of the Beholder - Collects vol. 1 #704-707, 710-712. "Bruce Wayne may have returned to Gotham City, but when an aging but wealthy technology developer comes to Gotham with his beautiful daughter, it turns out he’s in search of a joint project with WayneTech. DNA tracking is the name of his game, and there are others interested in his proposal. But when the developer goes missing, Batman finds that his tracks stop in the city’s violent Chinatown neighborhood, where a new deadly gang has taken hold." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232736
  • Batman, vol. 1: The Court of Owls - Collects vol. 2 #1-6. "A series of brutal murders rocks not only Gotham City to its core but also the Caped Crusader himself when the prime suspect is one of Batman’s closest allies – Dick Grayson!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401235417
  • Batman, vol. 2: The City of Owls - Collects vol. 2 #7-12 & Annual #1. "Batman must stop the Talons that have breached the Batcave in order to save an innocent life... and Gotham City!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237770
  • Batman, vol. 3: Death of the Family - Collects vol. 2 #13-17. "After having his face sliced off, The Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City. But even for a man who’s committed a lifetime of murder, he’s more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he’s closest to?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401242340
  • Batman, vol. 4: Zero Year-Secret City - Collects vol. 2 #21-24. "Still dealing with the death of his son and the aftermath of "Death of the Family," Batman must stop a robbery by Bruce Wayne? Twists and turns are around every corner as Bruce must clear his name and stop this mysterious perpetrator." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401245080
  • Batman, vol. 5: Zero Year-Dark City - Collects vol. 2 #25-27 & 29-33. "The Riddler has plunged Gotham City into darkness. How will a young Dark Knight bring his beloved hometown from the brink of chaos and madness and back into the light?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401248853
  • Batman, vol. 6: The Graveyard Shift - Collects vol. 2 #0, 18-20, 28, 34 & Annual #2. "In the wake of the death of his son Damian, Batman is in danger of losing his humanity. However, the foes of this grief-ridden Dark Knight mean to strike him when he’s at his weakest. Has Batman’s worst foe become… Bruce Wayne?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401252303
  • Batman, vol. 7: Endgame - Collects vol. 2 #35-40. "For years, the Joker has regarded Batman with a sick, twisted love, thinking that one could never exist without the other. But that’s all changed. Now the Clown Prince of Crime is done playing." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401256890
  • Batman, vol. 8: Superheavy - Collects vol. 2 #41-45. "After his deadliest battle to date, Batman is bruised, battered and scarred. And forever changed. Now, a figure in an 8-foot mechanized suit of armor roams the streets of Gotham City. More powerful than ever before, Batman’s pursuit of justice has never been more swift or efficient. But who is the new Dark Knight? And why is he...or she here?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401259693
  • Batman, vol. 9: Bloom - Collects vol. 2 #46-50. "As the new Batman, former police commissioner Jim Gordon is in for the fight of his life against the bizarre threat of Mr. Bloom, who controls plant life in Gotham City! At the same time, an amnesiac Bruce Wayne has discovered the truth of his past as the Dark Knight -- now, he must descend into the Batcave and reclaim that painful legacy. With Bruce back in the cape and cowl once more, can the combined skills of two Batmen defeat Mr. Bloom and his minions?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401264628
  • Batman, vol. 10: Epilogue! - Collects vol. 2 #51-52, Annual #4, Futures End & vol 3 Rebirth. "After a bloody and brutal battle with Mr. Bloom, Bruce Wayne has reclaimed his mantle as the Dark Knight. But with the city broken and his mind slowly mending together, Batman will have to pick up the pieces of his shattered life and reclaim Gotham City as his own. But what will he do when echoes from his past ripple out into his beloved city's future?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401267735
  • Batman: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book One - Collects vol. 3 #1-15 & Rebirth. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401271329
  • Batman: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book Two - Collects vol. 3 #16-32 & Annual #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401280352
  • Batman: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book Three - Collects vol. 3 #33-44 & Annual #2. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401285210
  • Batman: The Deluxe Edition, Book Four - Collects vol. 3 #45-57. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401291884
  • Batman: The Deluxe Edition, Book Five - Collects vol. 3 #58-69. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779503145
  • Batman, vol. 12: City of Bane, Part One - Collects vol. 3 #75-79. "Bane’s minions have taken control of Gotham City and are ruling with an iron fist, and Batman is nowhere to be found. Instead, Flashpoint Batman is patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice. It’s all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don’t want to play along with Bane! Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne is on a quest to regain his fighting spirit…" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401299583 - Kindle
  • Batman, vol. 13: City of Bane, Part Two - Collects vol. 3 #80-85 & Annual #4. "The bad guys thought they had it made with Bane in control, but with Batman back in Gotham City they’ll be reminded what justice feels like...and how it hurts when it hits you in the face. With Catwoman at his side, the Caped Crusader is looking to take down Bane’s army and reclaim his city. But is the Dark Knight Detective ready to take on the foe who broke him worse than any other that came before? And what else stands in Batman’s way, to put an obstacle between him and his enemy? Batman and his allies have a choice: let Bane stay in power and guarantee the city’s survival, or risk everything to break free! " - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779502841
  • Batman, vol. 1: Their Dark Designs - Collects vol. 3 #86-94. "It’s a new day in Gotham City, and it’s anything but the same old Batman. With Bane vanquished and one of his longtime allies gone, Batman has to pick up the pieces and step up his game. He has a new plan for Gotham City, and he’s not the only one. Deathstroke has returned as well—and that’s just the start of a conspiracy that will rock Batman’s world. Who is the mysterious master criminal known as the Designer, and what dark secret do they share with The Joker, Penguin, Riddler, and… Catwoman? And what do their machinations mean for Gotham? Plus, meet Punchline—The Joker’s new partner in chaos!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779505569
  • Batman: The Joker War - Collects vol. 3 #95-100. "The Clown Prince of Crime and the Dark Knight Detective go head-to-head for the last time. The Joker has never wanted to win before, he's never wanted his battle with Batman to end, but now his motivation has shifted. As The Joker's plan to assemble an army materializes, the only person who can save Batman from the brink of true madness is Harley Quinn. And while all this is happening, the villains of Gotham City are waiting out the carnage Joker has unleashed—and Catwoman assembles an army of her own!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779507907 - (forthcoming, February 2021)


  • Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years - Collects stories from vol. #1, 49, 181, 497, Special #1 & vol. 2 #2; plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #27, 83, 211, 216, 327, 359, 395, 442, 474, 574, 633, 711 & 821; World's Finest Comics #94; & DC Special Series #21 - WorldCat - ISBN 140124758X
  • Batman: The Black Glove Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 1 #655-658, 663-669 & 672-675. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233368
  • Batman: Night of the Monster Men - Collects vol. 3 #7-8, plus Nightwing vol. 4 #5-6 & Detective Comics #941-942. "As a huge storm approaches, Batman, Batwoman, and Nightwing try and prepare Gotham City for the worst, but nothing can prepare them for enormous tall monsters rampaging through the streets! Batman will need all of his allies to unite in order to stop these mad science monsters from tearing their city apart! Will the Dark Knight, Batwoman, Nightwing, Robin, Spoiler, Orphan and Clayface be enough? And who is the mastermind behind it all?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401270674
  • Batman/The Flash: The Button Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 3 #21-22, plus Flash vol. 5 #21-22. "The Dark Knight and the Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party—and it’s not who anyone suspects!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401276447
  • Batman/Catwoman: The Wedding Album — The Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 3 #24, 44 & 50. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401286538
  • Batman by Tom King and Lee Weeks Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 3 #51-53, 67, & Annual #2, plus Batman/Elmer Fudd Special #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779505743


  • Absolute Batman: Year One - Collects vol. 1 #404-407. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401243791
  • Absolute Batman: Hush - Collects vol. 1 #608-619. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204260
  • Absolute Batman: The Court of Owls - Collects vol. 2 #1-11. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401259105

Trade Paperbacks[edit | edit source]

  • Batman: The Golden Age, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #1-3, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #27-45 & New York World's Fair Comics #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263331
  • Batman: The Golden Age, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #4-7, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #46-56 & World's Finest Comics #1-3. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268084
  • Batman: The Golden Age, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #8-11, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #57-65 & World's Finest Comics #4-6. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401271305
  • Batman: The Golden Age, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #12-15, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #66-74 & World's Finest Comics #7-9. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401277581
  • Batman: The Golden Age, vol. 5 - Collects vol. 1 #16-20, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #75-81 & World's Finest Comics #10-11. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284213
  • Batman: The Golden Age, vol. 6 - Collects vol. 1 #21-25, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #82-92 & World's Finest Comics #12-14. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401294168


  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #164-174, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics #327-342 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401210864
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #175-188, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics #343-358 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213626
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #189-192, 194-197, 199-201, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics #359-375 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401217192
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #202-215, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics #376-390 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401223141
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 5 - Collects vol. 1 #216-228, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #391-407 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232361
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 6 - Collects vol. 1 #229-244, plus Batman stories from Detective Comics vol. 1 #408-426 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401251536


  • Batman '66: The TV Stories - Collects stories from vol. 1 #53, 73, 121, 140, 169 & 171, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #230, 346 & 359. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401244955
  • DC's Greatest Imaginary Stories, vol. 2: Batman and Robin - Collects stories from vol. 1 #122, 131, 135, 145, 154, 159, 163 & 300, plus Lois Lane #89 & World's Finest #153. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227252
  • Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #217, 220-222, 224-227 & 229-231, plus The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #86, 88-90, 93 & 95; Detective Comics vol. 1 #394-411; and World's Finest #199-200 & 202. - WorldCat - ISBN 140123836X
  • Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #232, 234, 237, 243-245 & 251. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401240755
  • Batman: Tales of the Demon - Collects vol. 1 #232, 235, 240, 242-244, plus Detective Comics #411, 485, 489-490 & DC Special Series, vol. 2 #15. "With an intellect that rivals Batman's and a willingness to justify any means by the ends, Ra's al Ghul has become the Dark Knight's most formidable foe. Able to continually rejuvenate himself in his Lazarus Pit, the near immortal Ra's has spent lifetimes trying to save the human race from itself. His extreme methods have always brought him into conflict with the Dark Knight, but through years of fighting against each other as well as side by side, these two passionately driven men have formed a bond of mutual respect." - 0930289943 WorldCat - ISBN ISBN 0930289943
  • Batman: Arkham—Black Mask - Collects vol. 1 #386-387, 484-485 & 648, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #553, Catwoman vol. 3 #16 & 83, and Black Mask: Year of the Villain #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401298357
  • Batman: Second Chances - Collects vol. 1 #402-403, 408-416 & Annual #11. "When Batman goes into action on his own and meets a young hoodlum named Jason Todd, he’s determined to guide Jason away from a life of crime." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401255183
  • Batman: Year One - Collects vol. 1 #404-407. "A young Bruce Wayne has spent his adolescence and early adulthood, traveling the world so he could hone his body and mind into the perfect fighting and investigative machine. But now as he returns to Gotham City, he must find a way to focus his passion and bring justice to his city. Retracing Batman's first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante, we watch as he chooses a guise of a giant bat, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon, inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a corrupt political system that infests Gotham." - WorldCat - ISBN 0930289331
  • Batman: The Caped Crusader, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #417-425, 430-431 & Annual #12. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401281366 - Kindle
  • Batman: A Death in the Family - Collects vol. 1 #426-429 & 440-442, plus The New Titans #60-61. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232744
  • Batman: The Caped Crusader, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #433-444 & Annual #13. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401287825 - Kindle
  • Batman: The Caped Crusader, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #445-454 & Annual #14, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #615. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401294274 - Kindle
  • Batman: The Caped Crusader, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #455-465 & Annual #15. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779500304 - Kindle


  • Batman: Dark Night, Dark City - Collects vol. 1 #452-454, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #629-633. "Batman is led through a labyrinthine urban maze by his old nemesis the Riddler, who seems to have changed into an abominable monster with one purpose: to drive Batman insane. In his quest, the Riddler is working with an occultist who has summoned a demon to stop Batman—but in the process, the Riddler himself is slowly changing into a nightmarish beast!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401251277
  • Batman: Prelude to Knightfall - Collects vol. 1 #484-491, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #654-658 & Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284220
  • Batman: Knightfall, vol. 1: The 25th Anniversary Edition - Collects vol. 1 #492-497, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #659-663 & Batman: Villains Secret Files #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284299
  • Batman: Knightfall, vol. 2: The 25th Anniversary Edition - Collects vol. 1 #498-500, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #664-666, Showcase '93 #7-8 & Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284398
  • Batman: Knightquest — The Crusade, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #501-504, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #667-670, Robin #1-2 & Catwoman vol. 2 #6-7. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284503
  • Batman: Knightquest — The Crusade, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #505-508, plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #671-675, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #24-28 & Showcase '94 #7. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284589
  • DC Comics Presents: Batman, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #582-585. "Batman vs. The Penguin in an epic showdown!"
  • Batman by Ed Brubaker, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #582-586, 591-594, & Our Worlds At War #1 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401260651
  • Batman: False Faces - Collects vol. 1 #588-590, plus Wonder Woman vol. 2 #160-161, Detective Comics #787, and a story from Batman: Gotham City Secret Files. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401222285
  • DC Comics Presents: Batman, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #591-594. "Batman battles Deadshot, then runs afoul of the cybernetically enhanced killer called Zeiss."
  • DC Comics Presents: Batman, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #595-598. "Bruce Wayne attempts to learn whether his own father could have been involved with Gotham’s underworld. Plus, Batman battles — Santa Klaus? With a 'K'? He’s got presents for all the naughty boys and girls of Gotham City. Nasty, dangerous presents..."
  • Batman by Ed Brubaker, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #598-607 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401264857
  • Batman: Hush, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #608-612. "Featuring the introduction of Hush! This best-selling tale includes guest appearances by Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, Huntress, and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401200605
  • Batman: Hush, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #613-619. "Concluding the story arc that introduced Hush! This volume features the Dark Knight's shocking showdown with the Joker, the debut of a brand-new Batmobile, a catfight among Catwoman, Talia and Lady Shiva, and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401200923
  • Batman: Hush - Collects vol. 1 #608-619. "In this story of murder, mystery and romance, Batman sets out on a simple mission to discover the identity of the mysterious villain wreaking havoc in his life known as Hush. But Batman ends up facing possibly the most intense case of his life as secrets from his past flood into the present, and the most notorious villains to ever haunt Gotham City’s street attack simultaneously." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401223176
  • Batman: Broken City - Collects vol. 1 #620-625. "Batman investigates the discovery of a girl's body in the Gotham landfill." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401202144
  • Batman: As the Crow Flies - Collects vol. 1 #626-630. "Gotham City's underworld is thrown into turmoil as its crimelords slip into a rabid — and murderous — frenzy. Is it a coincidence, or part of an elaborate and sinister power play? One thing's for sure: The machinations of the Scarecrow and the Penguin will have Batman hard-pressed to restore order. Worse, Batman may have met his match in the vicious Scarebeast." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401203442
  • Batman: Under the Hood - Collects vol. 1 #635-641. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207561
  • Batman: Under the Hood, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #645-649 & Annual #25. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209017
  • Batman: Batman and Son - Collects vol. 1 #655-658, 663-666. "Batman receives the greatest shock of his life when he discovers that he may have a son. And sparks fly when the new addition to the Bat-family is introduced to Robin, the Boy Wonder. Which one will be chosen to carry on the legacy as Gotham’s protector?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212409
  • Batman: The Black Glove - Collects vol. 1 #667-669, 672-675. "Brings Batman and a group of global heroes to a mysterious island to face a killer. Then, Batman relives a defining adventure in the life of young Bruce Wayne: the hunt for his parents’ killer." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401219454
  • Batman: R.I.P. - Collects vol. 1 #676-683. "While Bruce Wayne drops out of sight, The Club of Villains begins a crime spree through the streets of Gotham City, while Batman’s allies attempt to keep order." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225764
  • Batman: Long Shadows - Collects vol. 1 #687-691. "With the Penguin intent on becoming Gotham’s new crime kingpin and Two-Face waging a war of his own, how can any hero, let alone one who’s just stepped into his role, stop them? It won’t be easy – especially since he also has to round up a posse of escaped Arkham Asylum inmates." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227198
  • Batman: Life After Death - Collects vol. 1 #692-699. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229751
  • Batman: Time and the Batman - Collects vol. 1 #700-703. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229905
  • Batman: Eye of the Beholder - Collects vol. 1 #704-707, 710-712. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401234704
  • Batman, vol. 1: The Court of Owls - Collects vol. 2 #1-6. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401235425
  • Batman, vol. 2: The City of Owls - Collects vol. 2 #7-12 & Annual #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237789
  • Batman, vol. 3: Death of the Family - Collects vol. 2 #13-17. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401246028
  • Batman, vol. 4: Zero Year-Secret City - Collects vol. 2 #21-24. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401249337
  • Batman, vol. 5: Zero Year-Dark City - Collects vol. 2 #25-27 & 29-33. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401253350
  • Batman, vol. 6: The Graveyard Shift - Collects vol. 2 #0, 18-20, 28, 34 & Annual #2. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401257538
  • Batman, vol. 7: Endgame - Collects vol. 2 #35-40. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401261160
  • Batman, vol. 8: Superheavy - Collects vol. 2 #41-45. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401266301
  • Batman, vol. 9: Bloom - Collects vol. 2 #46-50. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269227
  • Batman, vol. 10: Epilogue! - Collects vol. 2 #51-52, Annual #4, Futures End & vol 3 Rebirth. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268329
  • Batman, vol. 1: I Am Gotham - Collects vol. 3 #1-6 & Rebirth. "Batman must face his most challenging foe ever—a hero who wants to save Gotham … from the Batman!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401267773
  • Batman, vol. 2: I Am Suicide - Collects vol. 3 #9-15. "To save the city he loves, Batman enlists the help of the toughest members of the Bat-family including Nightwing, Batwoman and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268541
  • Batman, vol. 3: I Am Bane - Collects vol. 3 #16-20 & 23-24. "The man who has physically tested the Dark Knight like no man before is back to finally break the Bat. Can a battered, exhausted Batman fend off one of his greatest foes ever?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401271312
  • Batman, vol. 4: The War of Jokes and Riddles - Collects vol. 3 #25-32. "In the aftermath of Zero Year? War. The Joker vs. The Riddler. They called it the War of Jokes and Riddles and it’s story has been untold…until now." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401273613
  • Batman, vol. 5: The Rules of Engagement - Collects vol. 3 #33-37 & Annual #2. "Following Catwoman’s answer to his marriage proposal, Batman leaves Gotham City on a quest of renewal and redemption in the desert. As he travels and fights, he encounters members of his family—each disturbed by Batman’s journey, each ready to stand in his way and push back against his stubborn determination to evolve into something better than a superhero." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401277314
  • Batman, vol. 6: Bride or Burglar? - Collects vol. 3 #38-44. "A young admirer of Bruce Wayne’s, Mattie, wants nothing more than to grow up to be like his millionaire idol. But what would happen if Mattie were forced to relive the worst tragedy of Bruce Wayne’s life and his parents were murdered? Batman’s hunt for the killer brings him face-to-face with a strange reflection of his own painful past." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401280277 - Kindle -
  • Batman, vol. 7: The Wedding - Collects vol. 3 #45-50. "Booster Gold arrives in Gotham City to give Bruce Wayne a gift—the kind that could have deadly consequences! Then, just as the Bat and the Cat are starting to think it might be easier to just elope than go through with their wedding plans, The Joker kidnaps his old foe—but will he try to talk him out of his marriage plans, or just bash his brains in?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401283384
  • Batman, vol. 8: Cold Days - Collects vol. 3 #51-57. "Bruce Wayne has been selected for jury duty in a chilling court case involving Mr. Freeze! Freeze claims the charges should be dismissed because Batman used excessive force; cue the outrage and media circus. While doing his civic duty, Wayne’s forced to take a hard look at the Dark Knight’s methods." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401283520
  • Batman, vol. 9: The Tyrant Wing - Collects vol. 3 #58-63. "Still reeling from the attacks on his Bat-Family and reputation, the Caped Crusader looks to track down the mysterious operator lurking behind the scenes in Gotham City—the Penguin! But the Penguin is on Batman’s side for once, and the crime boss sees dangerous things on the horizon. How can he convince the Caped Crusader he’s on the level?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401292829
  • Batman, vol. 10: Knightmares - Collects vol. 3 #61-63 & 66-69. "There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader’s if he’s going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. Still reeling from the attacks on his Bat-Family and reputation, the Dark Knight looks to track down the mysterious operator has been lurking behind the scenes in Gotham." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401291433
  • Heroes in Crisis: The Price and Other Tales - Collects vol. 3 #64-65, plus Flash vol. 5 #64-65 & Annual #2 and Green Arrow vol. 7 #45 & 48-50. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779507464 - (forthcoming, January 2021)
  • Batman, vol. 11: The Fall and the Fallen - Collects vol. 3 #70-74 & Secret Files #2. "Now that Batman has escaped the “Knightmares,” he’s starting to see the forces rallying against him—and that his father from another universe has joined the other side. The Caped Crusader finally digs into the mystery of how Thomas Wayne, a.k.a. the Flashpoint Batman, escaped the collapse of his dimension and ended up in this part of the Multiverse." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779501608
  • Batman: City of Bane—The Complete Collection - Collects vol. 3 #75-85. "The Caped Crusader had a sinking suspicion there was someone lurking in the shadows plotting against him. There has been an unseen hand orchestrating these events. And while the true villain has yet to reveal himself, his minions are starting to step forward and break the Bat down once and for all — beginning with Thomas Wayne, the Batman from the Flashpoint universe! Just when the bad guys thought they had it made with Bane in control, Batman is back in Gotham and ready to remind them what justice feels like…and how it hurts when it hits you in the face. But is the Dark Knight Detective ready to take on the foe who broke him worse than any other that came before? Tread lightly, Batman, because not only do the lives of your son and trusted friends hang in the balance, but your entire home could collapse. Batman and his allies have a choice: let Bane stay in power and guarantee the city's survival, or risk everything to break free!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779505958


  • Batman: Under the Red Hood - Collects vol. 1 #635-641, 645-649 & Annual #25. - WorldCat - ISBN 401231454
  • Batman: The Court of Owls Saga: The Essential Edition - Collects vol. 2 #1-11. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284336

Digital[edit | edit source]

  • Tales of the Batman: Len Wein - Collects vol. 1 #307-310, 312-319, 321-324 & 326-327; plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #408, 444-448, 466, 478-379, 500 & 514; and Untold Legends of the Batman #1-3. - comiXology
  • Batman: Under the Red Hood - Collects vol. 1 #635-641, 645-649 & Annual #25. - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Long Shadows - Collects vol. 1 #687-691. - comiXology
  • Batman, vol. 2: The City of Owls - Collects vol. 2 #7-12 & Annual #1. - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman, vol. 3: Death of the Family - Collects vol. 2 #13-17. - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman, vol. 4: Zero Year-Secret City - Collects vol. 2 #21-24. - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman, vol. 5: Zero Year-Dark City - Collects vol. 2 #25-27 & 29-33. - Kindle - comiXology


  • Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years - Collects stories from vol. #1, 49, 181, 497, Special #1 & vol. 2 #2; plus Detective Comics vol. 1 #27, 83, 211, 216, 327, 359, 395, 442, 474, 574, 633, 711 & 821; World's Finest Comics #94; & DC Special Series #21 - comiXology

History[edit | edit source]

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Creative Team[edit | edit source]

Volume 2[edit | edit source]

Writer: Scott Snyder. Artists/Covers: Greg Capullo & Jonathan Glapion.

Publishing History[edit | edit source]

  • volume 1: #1-713, 1940-2011
  • volume 2: #1-52, 2001-2016
  • volume 3: #1- , 2006-present

Future Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Legends of the Dark Knight: José Luis García-López HC: 24 Nov 2020
Heroes in Crisis: The Price and Other Tales TP: 12 Jan 2021
Future State: The Next Batman #2: 19 Jan 2021
Future State: The Next Batman #3: 02 Feb 2021
Batman: The Joker War HC: 09 Feb 2021
Future State: The Next Batman #4: 16 Feb 2021
The Joker War Saga HC: 23 Feb 2021
Batman #106: 02 Mar 2021
Batman #107: 06 Apr 2021
Batman — A Death in the Family: The Deluxe Edition HC: 13 Apr 2021

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