Essential Top 15 Batman Graphic Novels

A Listmania! list by Kieran T. Foster "KieranF" (UK)
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Batman: Long Halloween
1.  Batman: Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "The rise and fall of Harvey Dent, great art compliments the sterling characterization  of Batman"
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Batman: Year One - Deluxe Edition
2.  Batman: Year One - Deluxe Edition by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "Fantastic. An amazing story chronicling the rise of the Dark Knight is backed up by solid artwork. A must for any Batman fan"
£10.81   Used & New from: £1.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Jokerı
3.  Jokerı by Brian Azzarello
The list author says:
  "The best attempt ever made at characterizing Batmans arch nemisis the artwork is near perfection although the character models seemed to be influenced slightly by The Dark Knight"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Batman: Dark Knight Returns
4.  Batman: Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "An interesting look into  Batman as an old man is made even better by appearennces from old foes such as the joker harvey dent and also features an epic confrotnation between Batman and Superman"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Batman: Hush
5.  Batman: Hush by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "An excellent story featuring an orginal villian is backed up by the greatest Batman artist of all time Jim lee"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Batman: The Killing Joke (Deluxe Edition)
6.  Batman: The Killing Joke (Deluxe Edition) by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "A fantastic story with great artwrok the (maybe) origins of Batman greatest foe told by Comic book legend Alan Moore. A must read."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Batman Dark Victory TP
7.  Batman Dark Victory TP by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "The Follow up to the Long Halloween suffers from a slightly weaker story but is still fantastic and the artwork is still first class"
£13.06   Used & New from: £12.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Batman And Son TP
8.  Batman And Son TP by Grant Morrison
The list author says:
  "Great art and an extremely interesting story however ending of comic may confuse some still an essential read"
£12.99   Used & New from: £7.63
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Batman: The Black Glove
9.  Batman: The Black Glove by Grant Morrison
The list author says:
  "The sequel to Batman and Son is just as good if not better than its predecessor with great art and a great murder mystery like story"
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Batman: R.I.P. (Deluxe Edition)
10.  Batman: R.I.P. (Deluxe Edition) by Grant Morrison
The list author says:
  "Continuing the series is Batman R.I.P which is definatley told on a more epic scale and paints Batman as the most formidabble Superhero out there. Great characterization of the Joker"
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Batman: Arkham Asylum Anniversary Edition
11.  Batman: Arkham Asylum Anniversary Edition by Grant Morrison
The list author says:
  "Great Story but art work is an accuired tastee however well known as one of the darkest Batman stories ever"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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Batman: Death in the Family
12.  Batman: Death in the Family by Jim Starlin
The list author says:
  "Dated art and an average story make for a hit and miss read still worth reading for the major event of the death of Jason Todd"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Batman: The Heart of Hush
13.  Batman: The Heart of Hush by Paul Dini
The list author says:
  "Although not well known the comic features great art and the race against time aspect of the thrid acts works very well a must expecially for fans of Hush Volumes 1 and 2"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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All Star Batman & Robin Vol 1
14.  All Star Batman & Robin Vol 1 by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "A brutal and dark depiction of the Dark knight fantastic artwork is let down by often ridiculous dialogue however the pace is good and it should be part of your collection on artwork alone."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again
15.  Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "the much anticipated sequel to the dark knight returns is mostly a disappointment  but still merits a read on its predecessor alone."
£13.42   Used & New from: £2.20
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

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