But Batman isn't just one of the best-written books on the stands but one of the best-looking, as well.
Once you set aside your qualms about the mucked up time periods and just settle into all the Robins ever bouncing around the globe, this comic gets really good. The general feeling seems to be that if you want a Gotham all-star plotline then picking up a copy of Loeb's Hush might be the way to go. The purple inner cape lining is gone, the utility belt is back to being full gold, and the classic yellow and black Bat oval has made a comeback albeit with a raised border.
The only place to satisfy all of your guilty pleasures. Witnessing the murder of his parents as a child, Wayne trains himself both physically and intellectually and dons a bat-themed costume in order to fight crime. Batman v Superman: Batman's look is also being overhauled this year, with the Dark Knight returning to a slightly more traditional Batsuit.
When you look at the elevator pitches for many of these series, they sound like stories that would set fandom aflame. First appearance — Batman 1 , Spring 1940. In fact, she pretty much gave him the green light to do his thing at night, while she enjoyed his company during the day — which is why Bruce decided to put a ring on it.
OK, that last one was a little weird. And her action scenes are impeccable. DC Comics. DC Entertainment. DC seems to go through massive shakeups to their entire line every 18 months or so, with Convergence being the most recent inducement to line-wide change.
In 2017, King and the series' illustrators established Batman as easily one of the best comics of the year. Yet the amount of development readers have seen from Batman in 2017 alone is practically unprecedented.
And no family of comics has benefited as much from the changes since Convergence as the Batman titles: Unique lists featuring pop culture, entertainment and crazy facts. Dawn of Justice.
If the four series above are not enough for the bat-mad there are several others featuring the Dark Knight as a guest character. Why it Works: This also means that collected trade paperbacks of the comics will begin appearing on the shelves in the coming months, so perhaps now is a good time to start thinking about where to start if you would like to dip your toes into the murky waters of Gotham.
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