This classic storyline that led to the birth of a new Batman begins as the Dark Knight's greatest enemies have all simultaneously escaped from Arkham Asylum and are preying on Gotham City. With his city under siege, Batman pushes his body to its physical breaking point as he takes on the Joker, the Mad Hatter, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, the Riddler and the Scarecrow, one after another. But things get much worse, when Bane, the man behind all of this madness, confronts an exhausted Batman and cripples him by breaking his back. Collecting the entire Knightfall saga in a single hardcover edition for the first time, including BATMAN: VENGEANCE OF BANE #1, BATMAN #491-514, DETECTIVE #659-681, SHOWCASE 93 #7-8, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #17-34, ROBIN #7-13, CATWOMAN #6-7, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #62-63 and more
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
#1 New York Times Bestseller The villainous Bane breaks the Bat in one of the most popular and well-known Batman tales! The inmates of Arkham Asylum have broken free and Batman must push himself to the limits to re-apprehend the Joker, Poison Ivy, the Riddler, Killer Croc and more. Pushed to the limits, he comes face-to-face against the monstrosity known as Bane, who delivers a crippling blow destined to change the Caped Crusader forever!
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in a single, massive volume. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-56, BATMAN #1-7, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #2, WORLD'S BEST COMICS #1 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #2-3 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more! BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 1 features the work of such luminaries as Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Jerry Robinson and more!
"This classic storyline that led to the birth of a new Batman begins as the Dark Knight's greatest enemies have all simultaneously escaped from Arkham Asylum and are preying on Gotham City. With his city under siege, Batman pushes his body to its physical breaking point as he takes on the Joker, the Mad Hatter, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, the Riddler and the Scarecrow, one after another. But things get much worse, when Bane, the man behind all of this madness, confronts an exhausted Batman and cripples him by breaking his back."--
Bane, the man destined to one day destroy the Batman, has his sights set on taking over Gotham City! The event that changed Batman's world forever kicks off with this new volume, including never-before-collected material, in BATMAN: PRELUDE TO KNIGHTFALL. Bane has spent a lifetime on the South American island of Santa Prisca. The time he spent as the toughest inmate in their worst prison led him to develop berserker strength, savage intellect and unparalleled megalomania. In Gotham City, Batman begins to feel he has lost his edge as he is forced to deal, in rapid succession, with the returning villain Black Mask and his gang, a crazed killer called Metalhead and a sharpshooter assassin hired by an imprisoned mobster to murder Commissioner Gordon. Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire BATMAN: KNIGHTFALL saga, this graphic novel collects BATMAN: VENGEANCE OF BANE #1, BATMAN #484-491 and DETECTIVE COMICS #654-658.
This graphic novel is a sequel to the highly popular KNIGHTFALL collections. The volume features Robin, Two-Face, Catwoman, Killer Croc, and Scarface and the Ventriloquist. While the Dark Knight reexamines his role as Gotham City's protector, Dick Grayson, the hero known as Nightwing, takes his place, unaware that the city is about to erupt in a gang war. .
Author: Peter Tomasi
Release Date: 2017-11-14
Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason's critically acclaimed, best-selling run on the Dynamic Duo is now collected in its entirety with this new oversize omnibus graphic novel series, starting here in BATMAN & ROBIN BY PETER TOMASI & PATRICK GLEASON VOL. 1! Teaming Batman with his son Damian, a.k.a. Robin, Tomasi and Gleason's run on the title was one of the standout titles in DC's New 52 relaunch. Mixing in dark themes from Damian's childhood with the League of Assassins with touching stories of a father and son, this creative team invented some of the greatest Batman and Robin stories ever told!aWith stunning art from Gleason, this NEW YORK TIMES best-selling series is now legendary in stature.a Collects BATMAN & ROBIN #20-22, BATMAN & ROBIN #0-40 from the New 52 series,aBATMAN & ROBIN ANNUAL #1-3,aROBIN RISES- OMEGA #1,aROBIN RISES- ALPHA #1 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4.
The fight of the century is on! In one corner, Justice Society of America member Wildcat, the greatest bare-knuckle scrapper on the planet. In the other corner, the Dark Knight himself, Batman! Who will win when two of the greatest fighters go toe to toe? It'll take more than muscle if these two heroes want to try and shut down a secret superhuman fighting ring that's killing their combatants...and that’s if they don’t kill each other first! Written by critically acclaimed author Chuck Dixon, this graphic novel pits Wildcat against two Gotham City greats--Batman and Catwoman! Collects the full BATMAN/WILDCAT and CATWOMAN/WILDCAT miniseries as well as five additional classic Wildcat team-ups from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD.
Neal Adams is considered one of the greatest Batman artists of all-time, and one of comics' most influential illustrators. Now, DC Comics has collected all three volumes of the Batman: Illustrated by Neal Adams series together with Adams' critically acclaimed series Batman: Odyssey in one hardcover omnibus. This massive volume collects material from Batman #200, 203 and 210; The Brave and The Bold #75-76 and 79-85; Dectective Comics #370, 372, 385, 389, 391, and 392; and World's Finest Comics #174-176, 178-180, 182-183, 185, 186; Batman #217, 220-222, 224-227, 229-231, The Brave and The Bold #86, 88-90, 93, 95, Detective Comics #394-403, 405-311, World's Finest Comics #199, 200, 202; Batman #232, 234-241, 243-246, 251, 255; Batman Annual Batman Black & White Brave and the Bold #99, Detective Comics #412-422, 439, 600; Heroes Against Hunger; Limited Collectors Edition C-25, C-51, C-59; Robin Saga of Ra's Al Ghul World's Finest #211, 244-246, 258; Batman: Odyssey Vol. 1 issues #1-6 and Vol. 2 issues #1-7.
Author: Frank Miller
Release Date: 2007-01-10
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
A NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller! A new edition of one of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever, written by Frank Miller, author of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS! In 1986, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli produced this groundbreaking reinterpretation of the origin of Batman--who he is and how he came to be. Written shortly after THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, Miller's dystopian fable of Batman's final days, YEAR ONE set the stage for a new vision of a legendary character. This edition includes the complete graphic novel, a new introduction by writer Frank Miller and a new illustrated afterword by artist David Mazzucchelli. Completing this collection are over 40 pages of never-before-seen developmental material such as character and layout sketches, sample script pages, sketches and more that provide a glimpse into the making of this contemporary classic. This volume collects BATMAN #404-407.
With his health shattered after a confrontation with the arch-fiend Bane, Batman-Bruce Wayne must decide whether his apprentice, Jean Paul Valley, or Azrael, a violent young vigilante, is capable of taking over as Batman. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
The epic saga INFINITE CRISIS is collected in its entirety, including Geoff Johns's graphic novel masterpiece, as well as the various seris spinning off of this massive comics event! OMAC robots are rampaging, magic is dying, villains are uniting, and a war is raging in space. And in the middle of it all, a critical moment has divided Earth's three greatest heroes: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. It's the DCU's darkest day, and long-lost heroes from the past have returned to make things right in the universe...at any cost. Heroes will live, heroes will die, and the DCU will never be the same again! This re-issued hardcover collection includes the epic INFINITE CRISIS graphic novel, as well as its crossover stories from talents such as Bill Willingham (FABLES), Greg Rucka (WONDER WOMAN), Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN) and more! Collects INFINITE CRISIS #1-6, ACTION COMICS #826, #829, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #639, #642, COUNTDOWN TO INIFITE CRISIS #1, DAY OF VENGEANCE #1-6, DAY OF VENGEANCE: INFINITE CRISIS SPECIAL #1, JLA #115-119, INFINITE CRISIS SECRET FILES 2006, THE OMAC PROJECT #1-6, THE OMAC PROJECT: INFINITE CRISIS SPECIAL #1, RANN-THANAGAR WAR #1-6, RANN-THANAGER WAR: INFINITE CRISIS SPECIAL #1, SUPERMAN #216, #219, VILLIANS UNITED #1-6, VILLAINS UNITED: INFINITE CRISIS SPECIAL #1 and WONDER WOMAN #219.