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Detective Comics #1033: 22 Dec 2020

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Future State: Dark Detective #1: 12 Jan 2021

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Future State: Dark Detective #2: 26 Jan 2021

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Twice-monthly on-going.

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  • Batman/Bruce Wayne

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Detective Comics #816[edit | edit source]

"Victims" part 2 of 2. Zsasz goes after Alfred in the hospital, but when he catches on that it is a trap he leads Batman and the police on a killing spree/chase through the streets of Gotham. Zsasz doubles back to the hospital to kill Alfred, but Batman takes a shortcut through the sewers and is waiting for him. Batman of course beats the snot out of Zsasz. Later, Bruce Wayne visits Alfred in the hospital, and Alfred talks Bruce into getting him a new Bentley.

Detective Comics #815[edit | edit source]

"Victims" part 1 of 2. Psychotic killer Zsasz escapes from Arkham and attacks Alfred Pennyworth at a party, leaving the butler for dead. By Alfred survives, and Bruce Wayne holds a press conference exposing that fact in order to taunt Zsasz into coming out of hiding.

Detective Comics #814[edit | edit source]

"City of Crime" part 12 of 12.

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"City of Crime" part 11 of 12.

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"City of Crime" part 10 of 12.

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"City of Crime" part 9 of 12.

Detective Comics #810[edit | edit source]

"War Crimes" part 3 of 4. Continued in Batman #644.

Detective Comics #809[edit | edit source]

"War Crimes" part 1 of 4. Continued in Batman #643.

Detective Comics #808[edit | edit source]

"City of Crime" part 8 of 12. While Batman goes undercover to infiltrate the dockworkers, Robin maintains vigil over The Ventriloquist at the hospital. He eventually encounters Sgt. Ivers, staying at the same hospital and going crazy. Unable to trust anyone at the hospital, Robin calls in ex-Commissioner Gordon.

Collections[edit | edit source]

Omnibus Hardcovers[edit | edit source]

  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #27-56, plus Batman vol. 1 #1-7. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401260095
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 2 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #57-74 and World's Finest Comics #4-9 plus Batman vol. 1 #8-15. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263768
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 3 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #75-91 and World's Finest Comics #10-14 plus Batman vol. 1 #16-25. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269029
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 4 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #92-111 and World's Finest Comics #15-22 plus Batman vol. 1 #26-35. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401273590
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 5 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #113-132 and World's Finest Comics #23-32 plus Batman vol. 1 #35-45. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278700
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 6 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #132-153 and World's Finest Comics #33-42 plus Batman vol. 1 #46-55. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284381
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 7 - Collects vol. 1 #154-173, plus Batman vol. 1 #56-66 & Batman stories from World's Finest Comics #43-52. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401289652
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 8 - Collects vol. 1 #174-195, plus Batman vol. 1 #67-77 & Batman stories from World's Finest Comics #54-63. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401299682
  • Batgirl: The Bronze Age Omnibus, vol. 2 - Collects the Batgirl stories from vol. 1 #481-499, 501-502, 505-506, 508-510 & 512-519, plus Batman Family #12-20. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401288419
  • Batman: Knightfall Omnibus, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #654-666, plus Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18, Batman vol. 1 #484-500, & Showcase '93 #7-8. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401270421
  • Batman: Knightfall Omnibus, vol. 2 — Knightquest - Collects vol. 1 #667-675 plus Batman: Shadow of the Bat #19-27, Batman vol. 1 #501-508, Robin #1-2 & 7, Catwoman vol. 2 #6-7, Showcase '94 #7, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight vol. 1 #59-61, and Justice League Task Force #5-6. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274368
  • Batman: Knightfall Omnibus, vol. 3 — Knightsend - Collects vol. 1 #676-677 & 679-682, plus Batman: Shadow of the Bat #29-30 & 32-35, Batman vol. 1 #509-510, 512-515 & Vengeance of Bane #2, 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 Paul Dini Omnibus - Collects vol. 1 #821-824, 826-828, 831, 833-834, 837-841, 843-850 & 852, plus Batman vol. 1 #685, Batman: Gotham Knights #14, Batman: Streets of Gotham #1-4, 7, 10-14, 16-21, and stories from Batman Black and White vol. 1 #3 & vol. 2 #1, DCU Holiday Special #1, and Batman vol. 3 Annual #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779505514

Hardcovers[edit | edit source]

  • The Boy Commandos by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby - Collects Boy Commandos stories from vol. 1 #64-73, plus World's Finest Comics #8-9 & Boy Commandos #1-2. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229212


  • Batman Archives, vol. 1 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #27-50. - WorldCat - ISBN 0930289609
  • Batman Archives, vol. 2 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #51-70. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563890003
  • Batman Archives, vol. 3 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #71-86. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563890992
  • Batman Archives, vol. 4 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #87-102. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563894149
  • Batman Archives, vol. 5 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #103-119. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563897253
  • Batman Archives, vol. 6 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #120-135. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204090
  • Batman Archives, vol. 7 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #136-154. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401214932
  • Batman Archives, vol. 8 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #155-171. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233767
  • Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives, vol. 1 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #327-333, plus Batman vol. 1 #164-167. - WorldCat - ISBN 1563899329
  • Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives, vol. 2 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #334-339 plus Batman vol. 1 #168-171. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207723


  • Tales of the Batman: Len Wein - Collects vol. 1 #408, 444-448, 466, 478-379, 500 & 514; plus Batman vol. 1 #307-310, 312-319, 321-324 & 326-327; and Untold Legends of the Batman #1-3. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401251544 - comiXology
  • Batman: Tales of the Demon - Collects vol. 1 #411, 485 & 489-490, plus Batman vol. 1 #232, 235, 240 & 242-244, and DC Special Series #15. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401299439 - Kindle
  • Legends of the Dark Knight – Marshall Rogers - Collects vol. 1 #468, 471-479 & 481; plus Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #132-136; DC Special Series #15; Secret Origins #6; and Batman: Dark Detective #1-6. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232272
  • Tales of the Batman: Don Newton, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #480, 483-492, plus Batman vol. 1 #305-306 and Brave and the Bold #153-165. "Batman revisits 'The Curse of Crime Alley,' meets Maxie Zeus and wages war on the League of Assassins." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232949
  • Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #505-513, plus World's Finest Comics #270 & Batman vol. 1 #337-346 & 348. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401281632
  • Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #515-526, plus Batman vol. 1 #349-359. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401292737
  • Tales of the Batman: Gene Colan, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #510, 512, 517, 528-529, plus Batman vol. 1 #340, 343-354, 348-351. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231012
  • Tales of the Batman: Gene Colan, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #530-538 & 540-544, plus Batman vol. 1 #373 & World's Finest Comics #297 & 299. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401277697
  • Legends of the Dark Knight: Alan Davis - Collects vol. 1 #569-575, plus Batman: Full Circle #1 & Batman: Gotham Knights #25. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401236812
  • Legends of the Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle - Collects vol. 1 #579, 582-594 & 601-607, plus Batman vol. 1 Annual #11-12. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401258980
  • Legends of the Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #608-621, plus Batman vol. 1 #448-459. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401285128
  • Batman: Knight Out - Collects vol. 1 #703-718. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779506696
  • Batman: The Man Who Laughs - Collects vol. 1 #784-786, plus Batman: The Man Who Laughs one-shot. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401216226
  • Batman: City of Crime Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 1 #800-808 & 811-814. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401299484
  • Batman: Private Casebook - Collects vol. 1 #840-845, plus a story from the Infinite Halloween Special. "Pits The Dark Knight and guest-star Zatanna against the new Ventriloquist and still-the-same Scarface, as well as Talia al Ghul, The Riddler and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401220096
  • Batman: The Heart of Hush - Collects vol. 1 #846-850. "Secrets shared years ago between Bruce Wayne and Tommy Elliott — a.k.a. Hush — come to light with dangerous consequences in the present! As Batman finds himself barely capable of handling the diabolical threat of the Black Glove, Hush attacks Bruce Wayne in his personal life by setting his sights on Bruce’s ex-lover: Catwoman!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221238 - comiXology
  • Batwoman: Elegy - Collects the lead stories from vol. 1 #854-860. "Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable! Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham City — but Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison, and Batwoman’s life will never ever be the same." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401226922
  • Batman: The Black Mirror - Collects vol. 1 #871-877. "A series of brutal murders pushes Batman’s detective skills to the limit and forces him to confront one of Gotham City’s oldest evils. Helpless and trapped in the deadly Mirror House, Batman must fight for his life against one of Gotham City’s oldest and most powerful evils! Then, the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City’s foremost banks. The event begins a strange and deadly mystery that will bring Batman face-to-face with the new, terrifying faces of organized crime in Gotham." - WorldCat - ISBN 140123206X
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 1 – Faces of Death - Collects vol. 2 #1-7. "Bruce Wayne returns as Batman – and sets his sights on the Gotham Ripper, who in turn has his sights on Batman. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne explores a budding romance with TV journalist Charlotte Rivers, who’s visiting Gotham City to cover the gruesome slayings. But time is running out as Commissioner Gordon and Batman work to uncover the secret of the dread Dollmaker." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401234666 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 2 – Scare Tactics - Collects vol. 2 #8-12, 0, & Annual #1. "Batman must face the madness of the Mad Hatter, and then take on the Talons of the Court of Owls! But even if he survives that, he must face a whole new set of fears when the Scarecrow returns! Can the Dark Knight overcome the terror the Scarecrow brings?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238408 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 3 – Emperor Penguin - Collects vol. 2 #13-18. "The Dark Knight faces a series of his deadliest enemies, including Poison Ivy, Clayface, and the Penguin, all while dealing with the Joker and the League of Smiles." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401242669 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 4 – The Wrath - Collects vol. 2 #19-24 & Annual #2. "The Caped Crusader is challenged by the mystery of the 900. Plus, Batman faces two new foes: Emperor Penguin and the deadly vigilante known as The Wrath, a dark counterpart to the Dark Knight." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401246338 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 5 – Gothtopia - Collects vol. 2 #25-29. "Who – or what – has created this twisted vision of the Dark Knight’s hometown? As far as anyone knows, Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, patrolled by the white-clad Batman and his sidekick, Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catbird." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401249981 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 6 – Icarus - Collects vol. 2 #30-34 & Annual #3. "Batman finds himself knee-deep in a new mystery involving a deadly new narcotic that has hit the streets of Gotham City. Can the Dark Knight stop the threat before the entire town finds itself embroiled in a deadly gang war that could burn everything—and everyone—down to the ground?" - WorldCat - ISBN 140125442X
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 7 – Anarky - Collects vol. 2 #35-40, Futures End #1 & Endgame #1. "Gotham City is decending into chaos at the hands of Anarky and his quest for revenge on both the villains and protectors of the city." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401257491
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 8 – Blood of Heroes - Collects vol. 2 #41-46. "There’s a new Batman on the block—ex-police commissioner James Gordon! At his side is Detective Harvey Bullock, leading a Bat task force, but what are his duties, and can he be trusted? And what kind of welcome awaits his new partner, Renee Montoya?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263553
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 9 – Gordon at War - Collects vol. 2 #47-52. "As the new Dark Knight former police commissioner must do what his predecessor did best: taking out crime in Gotham City. But lurking in the shadows at home is a case from Jim's past that may decide the future of Batman. James Gordon must grapple with the new freedom he has as a superhero and his belief in the system he helped build. Will this new threat take out the new Batman? Or will he do it to himself?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269234 - Kindle
  • Batman–Detective Comics: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book One - Collects vol. 3 #934-949. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401276089
  • Batman–Detective Comics: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book Two - Collects vol. 3 #950-962. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278571
  • Batman–Detective Comics: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book Three - Collects vol. 3 #963-973 & Annual #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284817
  • Batman–Detective Comics: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book Four - Collects vol. 3 #974-982. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401289102
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 1—Mythology - Collects vol. 3 #994-999. "Alfred Pennyworth...attacked at Wayne manor! Who’s hunting those closest to Batman? Commissioner Gordon calls in the Dark Knight Detective when there’s a murder at the Gotham City Aquarium—staged to look exactly like Thomas and Martha Wayne’s crime scene, right down to the playbill and pearls. How does this bizarre homicide tie into the shadowy monster that attacks Dr. Leslie Thompkins?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779501622
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 2—Arkham Knight - Collects vol. 3 #1001-1005 & Annual #2. "After Batman’s battle with the Arkham Knight, things only get worse when one of his allies jumps into the fray and ends up in way over their head! Damian was so certain he could succeed against the Arkham Knight where his father failed—and not only was he wrong, but the Knight has a surprising plan for the son of Batman!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779501646
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 3—Greetings from Gotham - Collects vol. 3 #1006-1011. "Detective Jim Corrigan has been shot on the streets of Gotham City—and the Spectre must reach out to Batman to help him find the assassin! There’s only one life Batman would be willing to risk saving Jim Corrigan and the Spectre: his own! Plus, Deadshot returns to Gotham City following his stint with the Suicide Squad, and Batman fears that without the oversight of Amanda Waller, Floyd Lawton will go back to his old ways." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401288617
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 5—The Joker War - Collects vol. 3 #1020-1026 & Annual #3, plus Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. "While Batman attempts to recover from the devastating loss of Alfred, Two-Face returns—but as The Joker begins his ultimate attack on Gotham, can Batman cure Harvey Dent once and for all? 'The Joker War' finds Batman’s nemesis launching an attack on Wayne Enterprises, using Bruce Wayne’s own technology! Batwoman joins the fight, but the threats keep escalating, as Joker toxin has been pumped into Gotham’s tunnels—which lures out Killer Croc!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779509222 - (forthcoming, March 2021)
  • Batman: Detective Comics #1027 Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 3 #1027. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779506740


  • Absolute Batman: The Black Mirror - Collects vol. 1 #871-881. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401289553
  • Batman by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Deluxe Edition - Collects vol. 2 #30-34 & 37-44. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284855
  • Batman: Night of the Monster Men - Collects vol. 3 #941-942, plus Nightwing vol. 4 #5-6 & Batman vol. 3 #7-8. "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 Joker War Companion, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 3 #1022-1024, plus Batgirl vol. 5 #47-48 & Nightwing vol. 4 #70-73. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779507914 - (forthcoming, February 2021)


  • Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years - Collects stories from vol. 1 #27, 83, 211, 216, 327, 359, 395, 442, 474, 574, 633, 711 & 821; plus Batman vol. #1, 49, 181, 497, Special #1 & vol. 2 #2; World's Finest Comics #94; & DC Special Series #21 - WorldCat - ISBN 140124758X
  • The Joker: A Celebration of 75 Years - Collects stories from vol. 1 #64, 168, 180, 475, 476, 726, 741, 826 & vol. 2 #1; plus Batman vol. #1, 5, 25, 32, 85, 163, 251, 427 & vol. 2 #15; World's Finest Comics #61; Superman vol. 2 #9; & Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #66 - WorldCat - ISBN 1401247598

Trade Paperbacks[edit | edit source]

  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 1 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #27-37 plus Batman vol. 1 #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204457
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 2 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #39-45 plus Batman vol. 1 #2-3 & New York World's Fair Comics #2. "Features the Dark Knight facing a host of villains including the Joker, Catwoman, Clayface and many more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207901
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 3 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #46-50 plus Batman vol. 1 #4-5. "Features The Joker, Clayface and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213472
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 4 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #51-56 plus Batman vol. 1 #6-7. "The Dynamic Duo battle the twin menaces of the Scarecrow and the Joker and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401214622
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 5 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #57-61, plus World's Finest Comics #4 and Batman vol. 1 #8-9. - WorldCat - ISBN 140121682X
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 6 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #62-66, plus World's Finest Comics #5-6 and Batman vol. 1 #10-11. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401219616
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 7 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #66-70, plus World's Finest Comics #7 and Batman vol. 1 #12-13. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221343
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 8 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #71-74, plus World's Finest Comics #8-9 and Batman vol. 1 #14-15. - WorldCat - ISBN 1246293204
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 9 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #75-77, plus World's Finest Comics #10 and Batman vol. 1 #16-17. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401226450
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 10 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #78-81, plus World's Finest Comics #11 and Batman vol. 1 #18-19. - WorldCat - ISBN 140122895X
  • The Batman Chronicles, vol. 11 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #82-85, plus World's Finest Comics #12 and Batman vol. 1 #20-21. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237398


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


  • Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter, vol. 1 - Collects Martian Manhunter stories from vol. 1 #225-305. - (forthcoming, July 2007)
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 1 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #327-342, plus Batman vol. 1 #164-174 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401210864
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 2 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #343-358, plus Batman vol. 1 #175-188 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213626
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 3 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #359-375, plus Batman vol. 1 #189-192, 194-197, 199-201 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401217192
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 4 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #376-390, plus Batman vol. 1 #202-215 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401223141
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 5 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #391-407, plus Batman vol. 1 #216-228 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232361
  • Showcase Presents: Batman, vol. 6 - Collects Batman stories from vol. 1 #408-426, plus Batman vol. 1 #229-244 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401251536
  • Showcase Presents: Batgirl, vol. 1 - Collects Batgirl stories from vol. 1 #359, 363, 369, 371, 384, 385, 388, 389, 392, 393, 396, 397, 400, 401, 404, 405-424, Batman vol. 1 #197, Adventure Comics #381, World's Finest Comics #169 & 176, The Brave and The Bold vol. 1 #78, Justice League of America vol. 1 #60, and Superman vol. 1 #268 & 279 (in B&W). - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213677


  • Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #394-411; plus Batman vol. 1 #217, 220-222, 224-227 & 229-231; The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #86, 88-90, 93 & 95; and World's Finest #199-200 & 202. - WorldCat - ISBN 140123836X
  • Batman: Tales of the Demon - Collects vol. 1 #411, 485, 489-490, plus Batman vol. 1 #232, 235, 240, 242-244 & 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." - WorldCat - ISBN 0930289943
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #568-574 & 579-582. "The Dark Knight must rescue Catwoman from the clutches of the Joker, contend with a newly paroled Mad Hatter and deal with the maddening double crimes of Two-Face! While this might seem like a normal week for Batman, he also jets over to London to work on an unsolved Sherlock Holmes mystery with the Elongated Man and Slam Bradley." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401271084
  • Batman Year Two: Fear the Reaper - Collects vol. 1 #575-578. "As the Dark Knight continues to build the foundation for his relationship with James Gordon, Gotham's original vigilante, the Reaper, returns to the streets and begins dealing lethal justice. As the body count grows, Batman must form an uneasy alliance with the man who is responsible for his existence, Joe Chill, the murderer of Bruce Wayne's parents. Now as Batman struggles with emotions and ghosts of the past, he must find a way to stop the murderous onslaught of the Reaper before he becomes his next victim." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563899671
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #583-591 & Annual #1. "Batman battles Scarface and the Ventriloquist over Fever, a new drug ravaging Gotham City’s streets. The Dark Knight must then contend with a dangerous new villain known as the Corrosive Man, a man whom he can’t even touch." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284688
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #592-600. "Batman must confront the evil that he is responsible for creating and personal demons that have haunted him since that fateful night in Crime Alley. Plus, the Dark Knight Detective usually works alone, but the threat of mass murder in the financial district forces him to team up with a bizarre private eye. Then, movies of death are being filmed in Gotham—and Batman may be the next star." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779501721
  • Batman: Blind Justice - Collects vol. 1 #598-600. "Bruce Wayne discovers a series of murders linked to WayneTech in this tale that leaves him in a wheelchair." - WorldCat - ISBN 156389047X
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #601-611 & Annual #2. "A creepy story centered around the villainous Clayface, in which Batman must enlist the help of Etrigan, the Demon! Plus, a new vigilante called Anarky debuts, and Batman attends the funeral of...the Penguin? This volume also includes Batman taking on white supremacists." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779507495
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, vol. 5 - Collects vol. 1 #612-614, 616-621 & Annual #3. "The Dark Knight Detective travels to Japan to honor a long-standing debt...one that will leave him facing off against the very master who trained him! The Dark Knight will also have to deal with haunting memories from his past as he encounters the Street Demonz again, but now he's older—now he's ready to protect others. And then there's The Joker..." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779509659 - (forthcoming, May 2021)
  • Batman: Dark Night, Dark City - Collects vol. 1 #629-633, plus Batman vol. 1 #452-454. "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 #654-658, plus Batman vol. 1 #484-491 & Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284220
  • Batman: Knightfall, vol. 1: The 25th Anniversary Edition - Collects vol. 1 #659-663, plus Batman vol. 1 #492-497 & Batman: Villains Secret Files #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284299
  • Batman: Knightfall, vol. 2: The 25th Anniversary Edition - Collects vol. 1 #664-666, plus Batman vol. 1 #498-500, Showcase '93 #7-8 & Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284398
  • Batman: Knightquest — The Crusade, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #667-670, plus Batman vol. 1 #501-504, Robin #1-2 & Catwoman vol. 2 #6-7. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284503 - (forthcoming, September 2018)
  • Batman: Knightquest — The Crusade, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #671-675, plus Batman vol. 1 #505-508, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #24-28 & Showcase '94 #7. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284589
  • Batman: Legacy - Collects vol. 1 #697-700, plus Catwoman vol. 2 #33-35, Robin #31, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #53, and Batman vol. 1 #533. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401272029
  • Batman: New Gotham, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #742-753. "Batman’s longtime nemesis Ra’s al Ghul has returned with a deadly plan that will devastate the city and the entire world!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263676 - Kindle
  • Batman: New Gotham, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #755-765. "Batman’s longtime nemesis Ra’s al Ghul has returned with a deadly plan that will devastate the city and the entire world!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401277949 - Kindle
  • Batman — Bruce Wayne: Fugitive - Collects vol. 1 #768-775, plus Batman vol. 1 #603-607, 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 - Kindle
  • Batman: War Crimes - Collects vol. 1 #809-810, plus Batman vol. 1 #643-644. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209033
  • Batman: City of Crime - Collects vol. 1 #800-808, 811-814. "As the Dark Knight tries to shut down a drug ring turned deadly, Bruce Wayne must contend with a wayward 14-year-old who's dangerously close to Gotham's underworld."- WorldCat - ISBN 1401208975
  • Batman: Face the Face - Collects vol. 1 #817-820, plus Batman vol. 1 #651-654. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209106
  • Batman: Detective - Collects vol. 1 #821-826. "The Dark Knight faces the Riddler, the Penguin and Poison Ivy as well as brand-new villains while pushing himself to the limit to solve crimes." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212395
  • Batman: Death in the City - Collects vol. 1 #827-834. "Batman lives up to his reputation as the World's Greatest Detective as he takes on such evildoers as the Ventriloquist, Scarface, Vox, Harley Quinn, the Terrible Trio and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401215750
  • Batman: Private Casebook - Collects vol. 1 #840-845. "Pits The Dark Knight and guest star Zatanna against the new Ventriloquist and still-the-same Scarface, as well as Catwoman, the Riddler and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401220150
  • Batman: Heart of Hush - Collects vol. 1 #846-850. "Secrets shared years ago between Bruce Wayne and Hush come to light in the present." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221238 - comiXology
  • Batwoman: Elegy - Collects the lead stories from vol. 1 #854-860. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231462
  • Batwoman by Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III - Collects the lead stories from vol. 1 #854-863. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274139
  • The Question: Pipeline - Collects the back-up stories from vol. 1 #854-863. "A gun-running scheme threatens Gotham City." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401230415
  • Batman: Impostors - Collects vol. 1 #867-871. "A variation of The Joker drug is causing users to suffer violent mental breakdowns. Now, the citizens of Gotham City are divided into two gangs: one led by a Batman impostor who pledges to bring law back to the streets, the other led by a Joker look-alike out to punish the innocent." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231446
  • Batman: The Black Mirror - Collects vol. 1 #871-877. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232078
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 1 – Faces of Death - Collects vol. 2 #1-7. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401234674 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 2 – Scare Tactics - Collects vol. 2 #8-12, 0, & Annual #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401242650 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 3 – Emperor Penguin - Collects vol. 2 #13-18. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401246346 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 4 – The Wrath - Collects vol. 2 #19-24 & Annual #2. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401249973 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 5 – Gothtopia - Collects vol. 2 #25-29. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401254667 - Kindle - comiXology
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 6 – Icarus - Collects vol. 2 #30-34 & Annual #3. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401258023
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 7 – Anarky - Collects vol. 2 #35-40, Futures End #1 & Endgame #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401263546
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 8 – Blood of Heroes - Collects vol. 2 #41-46. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269241
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 9 – Gordon at War - Collects vol. 2 #47-52. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274115 - Kindle
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 1: The Rise of the Batmen - Collects vol. 3 #934-940. "The Dark Knight and series co-star Batwoman team up to take new protégés Red Robin, Spoiler and the villainous Clayface under their leathery wings! The only problem is, neither new super-instructor knows exactly what they're in for as the attempt to train these would-be heroes before a mysterious army takes Gotham for themselves." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401267995
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 2: The Victim Syndicate - Collects vol. 3 #943-949. "Innocent victims maimed or broken by Batman's greatest enemies band together, and they blame Batman and his fellow vigilantes for what happened to them just as much as they blame the psychopaths who hurt them. Batman and his newly trained team of allies must take on these troubled souls, but one of Batman's teammates can't help but think they might have a point…" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268916 - (forthcoming, May 2017)
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 3: League of Shadows - Collects vol. 3 #950-956. "The League of Shadows goes from mysterious rumor to deadly fact! With two new members of the team, Azrael and Batwing, will the Dark Knight’s squadron of crime-fighters be able to discover the League’s plan? And what deadly personal secret will be unleashed on the team?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401276096
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 4: Deus Ex Machina - Collects vol. 3 #957-962. "Stephanie Brown wants nothing more than to save Gotham City from the epidemic of costumed vigilantes and madmen who regularly tear the city apart. But before she can try to stop them, she must face the challenge of one in particular: the insane the Wrath is back, and Stephanie knows what he has planned—but she refuses to let Batman risk more lives to stop him. That means it’s all on her…and a very unlikely ally!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274979
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 5: A Lonely Place of Living - Collects vol. 3 #963-968. "Where in the world is Tim Drake? Red Robin faces a crossroads…escape the most devious prison ever devised, or find himself abandoned beyond time and space for all eternity! Not much of a choice, right? But when he finds out who is locked in there with him, Tim’s world will change in ways he never imagined!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278229
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 6: Fall of the Batmen - Collects vol. 3 #969-974 & Annual #1. "Everyone in Batman’s orbit is broken somehow—some more than others. For Clayface, keeping the pieces of his psyche together has been a years-long struggle...and it’s a war he may be about to lose! And as the team tries to pull itself back together, their enemies have learned something from Batman’s newfound spirit of cooperation...and have formed a cabal of their own!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401281458
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 7: Batmen Eternal - Collects vol. 3 #975-981. "Following her deadly actions in their last adventure, Batwoman faces scrutiny from Batman and Red Robin. Will Batman allow her to continue bearing his symbol after everything she has done? And will the fallout put these cousins—Bruce Wayne and Kate Kane—at irreconcilable odds with each other?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284213
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 8: On the Outside - Collects vol. 3 #982-987. "In the aftermath of the last stand of the Gotham Knights, Batman, Batwoman, Red Robin, Orphan, Azrael, Batwing and company took down a monster they helped create. How will they deal with the physical and psychological ramifications of this epic battle? Who can Batman trust to guide them? They need a teacher...and Black Lightning fits the bill!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401285289
  • Batman–Detective Comics, vol. 9: Deface the Face - Collects vol. 3 #988-993. "Batman is hot on the trail of a murder suspect, but first he’ll have to get past Two-Face. Even though Harvey Dent seems to be asserting control, how long before he becomes a sociopathic criminal once again? What is Dent’s connection to the victim, and what does it all have to do with Kobra?! Whatever it is, it’s big enough to reunite Jim Gordon and former district attorney Harvey Dent, and that meeting alone is worth the cover price." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401290641
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 1—Mythology - Collects vol. 3 #994-999. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779501721
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 2—Arkham Knight - Collects vol. 3 #1001-1005 & Annual #2. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779502513
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 3—Greetings from Gotham - Collects vol. 3 #1006-1011. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401288617
  • Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 4—Cold Vengeance - Collects vol. 3 #1012-1019. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779504555

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Publishing History[edit | edit source]

  • volume 1: #1-881, 1937-2011
  • volume 2: #1-52, 2011-2016
  • volume 3: #934- , 2016-present

Creative Team[edit | edit source]

Issues #1-12[edit | edit source]

Writer: Tony S. Daniel. Artist/Covers: Tony S. Daniel & Ryan Winn.

Issues #13-29[edit | edit source]

Writer: John Layman. Artist/Covers: Jason Fabok.

Issues #30-[edit | edit source]

Writer/Artist/Covers: Francis Manapul. Writer: Brian Buccellato.

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.

Batman by Paul Dini Omnibus HC: 22 Sep 2020
Future State: Dark Detective #2: 26 Jan 2021
Future State: Dark Detective #3: 09 Feb 2021
Batman: The Joker War Companion, vol. 1 HC: 23 Feb 2021
Future State: Dark Detective #4: 23 Feb 2021
Batman: Detective Comics, vol. 5—The Joker War HC: 23 Mar 2021
Detective Comics #1034: 23 Mar 2021
Detective Comics #1035: 27 Apr 2021
Batman: The Dark Knight Detective, vol. 5 TP: 25 May 2021

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