When a series of brutal murders rocks Gotham City, the prime suspect is one of Batman's closest allies--Dick Grayson.
Set in the wake of Bruce Wayne's death, Dick Grayson takes on the mantle as Batman and Damian Wayne joins him as Robin to investigate Bruce's mysterious death.
Following his groundbreaking, critically acclaimed run on Detective Comics, Snyder begins a new era of The Dark Knight alongside artist Capullo when a series of brutal murders rocks Gotham City and Batman to the core.
Thirty years after its debut, DC Comics is proud to present the definitive Absolute Edition of this modern comics classic. Together with a wealth of behind-the-scenes material from its creators--including the complete scripts and pencil breakdowns for all four issues--ABSOLUTE BATMAN: YEAR ONE offers two distinct versions of the legendary story: Book One features the acclaimed single-volume graphic novel edition with every page newly rescanned and remastered by Mazzucchelli and Lewis from their original boards, while Book Two features the never-before-collected process color edition of the original newsprint comics, sourced from all-new scans made by Mazzucchelli and Lewis from their personal copies of BATMAN #404-407. Originally published over four issues of the monthly BATMAN title in 1986 and 1987, BATMAN: YEAR ONE has gone on to become one of the most popular and influential graphic novels in the history of American comics. Written by Frank Miller and illustrated by David Mazzucchelli with colors by Richmond Lewis, this masterful reimagination of Bruce Wayne's first year as the Dark Knight Detective has electrified generations of readers with its unprecedented fusion of gritty realism and elegance of form.
"THE LONG HALLOWEEN is more than a comic book. It's an epic tragedy."-Christopher Nolan (director THE DARK KNIGHT RISES) Taking place during Batman's early days of crime fighting, this new edition of the classic mystery tells the story of a mysterious killer who murders his prey only on holidays. Working with District Attorney Harvey Dent and Lieutenant James Gordon, Batman races against the clock as he tries to discover who Holiday is before he claims his next victim each month. A mystery that has the reader continually guessing the identity of the killer, this story also ties into the events that transform Harvey Dent into Batman's deadly enemy, Two-Face.
Grant Morrison's epic saga is collected here in its entirety, in this beautiful new Absolute edition. Bruce Wayne publicly announces that he is the financial backer of Batman and establishes a worldwide franchise of Batmen that will protect the entire globe. Joining him are strange heroes such as Knight & Squire, El Gaucho and Batwing, as well as allies Nightwing and his own son, Robin. However, it seems that as soon as Batman creates his own crimefighting force, another organization rises to challenge him: Leviathan. As the war between the two forces reaches its apex, Bruce Wayne will face the greatest tragedy of his life. This New York Times best-selling epic is given the Absolute treatment, formatted as an oversized slip cased edition with extra bonus materials. Collects BATMAN, INCORPORATED #1-8, BATMAN, INCORPORATED LEVIATHAN RISES #1, BATMAN, INCORPORATED VOL. 2 #1-13, BATMAN, INCORPORATED SPECIAL #1.
"NIGHT OF THE OWLS" continues here! Batman must stop the TALONS that have breeched the Batcave in order to save an innocent life ... and Gotham City! In the backup story, learn more about the PENNYWORTH family and the secrets they've kept from the Wayne family! Collects BATMAN #8-12 and BATMAN ANNUAL #1.
"Written by Frank Miller Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams One of the most talked-about Batman stories ever - conceived by modern master Frank Miller (BATMAN: YEAR ONE, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) and artists extraordinaire Jim Lee & Scott Williams (BATMAN, SUPERMAN) - is collected in hardcover for the first time! Lee & Miller join forces to tell a new version of Dick Grayson's origin in a high-octane tale that unfolds with guest appearances by Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Black Canary, and more!"--
Two of DC's greatest villains take center stage in this new Absolute Edition from Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo! This slipcase contains two hardcovers and collects the Luthor: Man of Steel 5-issue mini-series and the original graphic novel JOKER, along with sketchbook pages and more!
With Gotham City under attack from the Court of Owls, Batman and his allies must work together to stop the rampant corruption and violence.
Collecting BATMAN: DARK VICTORY #0-13, this epic continues the story of THE LONG HALLOWEEN. It is early in Batman's crimefighting career, when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham's protectors. Once a town controlled by organized crime, Gotham City suddenly finds itself being run by lawless freaks, such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, and the Joker. Witnessing his city's dark evolution, the Dark Knight completes his transformation into the city's greatest defender. He faces multiple threats, including the seeming return of a serial killer called Holiday. Batman's previous investigation of Holiday's killings revealed that more than one person was responsible for the murders. So the question remains: who is committing Holiday's crimes this time? And how many will die before Batman learns the truth?
A stunning collection features Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns, his sequel, The Dark Knight Strikes Again, and unique additional material, including an excerpt from Miller's original plot for Dark Knight Returns #4, sketchbook material, and much more.
NEW YORK TIMES best-selling series! THE LAST CHAPTERS… As acclaimed writer Scott Snyder draws the final curtain on his game-changing Batman series, the newly returned Dark Knight battles familiar foes and new enemies. These exquisite stand-alone stories take the Dark Knight into an alternate dystopian future as well as deep into his own past, questioning who he is, how he came to be and what his legacy must be… Authors Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and James Tynion IV (BATMAN ETERNAL) are joined by artists Greg Capullo (Spawn), Roge Antonio (BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL), ACO (MIDNIGHTER) and Riley Rossmo (CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER) in BATMAN VOLUME 10: EPILOGUE. This final volume collects BATMAN #51-52, BATMAN: FUTURES END #1, BATMAN ANNUAL #4 and a special preview of BATMAN: REBIRTH #1.
Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson s masterwork of gonzo science fiction and political soothsaying isfinally available in a majestic Absolute Edition just as Nostradamus predicted! As vital and engagingtoday as when it first hit the stands, the weaponized viral meme that is TRANSMETROPOLITAN occupiesthe toxic quagmire that runs between the burning wreckage of print journalism and the repellent echochamber of online media. Set in a terrifyingly plausible future defined by ever-accelerating technology, TRANSMETROPOLITAN shoves readers outdated brains into an fMRI scanner and rewires their flabbycortexes into screaming processors of truth! This second of three volumes collects issues 19-39 of theoriginal series together with the one-shot special FILTH OF THE CITY, and features a new introduction fromRobertson as well as a host of historic extras."