Batman is one of the most popular superheroes ever introduced by DC Comics. Since its first release, Batman has been featured in several series, graphic novels and even movies. A wide array of Batman comics has also been released as spinoffs of the core Batman titles to feature new characters that are unique in their own rights. Here is a list of 25 batman comics that every Batman enthusiast should own:
“Hush” (Batman #608-619, 2002-2003)
Hush is one of the best selling Batman stories of all time. Introducing the villain named Hush, it is a mystery book that is packed with fight scenes.
Batman and the Monster Men (2005-2006)
This comic book was written by Matt Wagner and is another flashback to the childhood days of Batman. It also allows readers to know more about the battle of the Caped Crusader against the first super villain in the Batman series, Dr. Hugo Strange.
“Shaman” (Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight#1-5, 1990)
This comic book is another interesting entry on this list because it features interwoven stories from the training of Bruce Wayne until he became Batman. It also tells the tale of his battles against the cult that performs human sacrifices in Gotham.
Batman: Birth of the Demon (1992)
Written by Denny O’Neil, this comic book tells the story of Ra’s al Ghul, one of the most dangerous villains in the Batman series. This character is different from other foes in the sense that like the superhero, he also intends to cure the ills of Gotham.
Batman: The Black Mirror
A New York Time’s #1 Bestseller, in “The Black Mirror,” is a series of brutal murders that 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.