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Batman was first introduced in Detective Comics #27. At the time, Detective Comics was an anthology, but eventually the Dark Knight took over and the series become solely dedicated to stories of the Batman. While many Batman spin-offs come and go, the self-titled series and Detective Comics are the two mainstays that will never fade away. While the Batman series is designed as the more action-oriented comic, Detective Comics focuses on mysteries and the Dark Knight's detective work.
From the pages of WAY OF THE RAT comes a five-part limited series telling the full story of the Silken Ghost. A crisis in the Temple of Ghosts calls home five banished warriors to defend the master of their fighting art. Should they fail then the world will fall to an evil from beyond the grave.
The issue opens in the midst of a stand off. A police officer has been shot and his female partner is used as a human shield by a crazed snitch of the Punisher. The Punisher shoots the man nicking the woman in the arm. She checks on the other officer and the Punisher walks over to his snitch and executes him. As the Punisher moves to leave she tries to arrest him. He tells her to do what she thinks is right and walks away. She makes no effort to stop him and later refuses to give a comment to the press.
Collects Punisher (1987) #63-75, Punisher: G-Force, Punisher: Die Hard in the Big Easy, Punisher/Black Widow: Spinning Doomsday's Web.The Punisher hits Europe! When Frank Castle heads to London in pursuit of the assassin Snakebite, he fi nds a whole continent of trouble - and also his biggest fan: the British vigilante Outlaw! Their fragile Anglo-American alliance must survive a deadly chase from country to country that will draw in mercenaries from Batroc to the Tarantula! But can the Punisher put a stop to a plot that goes all the way up to the Kingpin himself? And if he returns to America in one piece, Frank will be targeted by the anti-vigilantism task force known as V.I.G.I.L.! Plus: the Punisher in space! The death-dealing Baron Cemetery! And a tense team-up with the Avengers' own Black Widow!
Collects The 'Nam #52-53, #67-69; Punisher Invades the 'Nam: Final Invasion #1; Punisher War Journal (1988) #52-53; Punisher War Zone (1992) #26-30. Years before he brought his personal war to the mean streets of the Marvel Universe, Marine Sgt. Frank Castle fought in Vietnam — and the man he would become took shape in those killing fields. Revisit the horrors of the 'Nam along with Frank as he battles side-by-side with comrade-in-arms Mike "Ice" Phillips and faces down a deadly jungle sniper, and fights alone in his final tour of duty to rescue a crew of downed airmen from a sadistic vivisectionist. Plus: Years later, "Ice" comes to the aid of his fellow veteran — but can the two of them take down the paramilitary group the Sons of Liberty and a Central American drug kingpin?
Robin escaped from Az-Bat and the Batcave in his new car, Redbird. Tim had to start school the next day, and he had a date with Ariana to a school dance. A car theft group struck at the dance and stole the most expensive of the cars. Robin went out later and was caught by a local sheriff.
Following the events of Batman: Knightquest: The Search, Bruce Wayne has successfully recuperated from his broken back and is ready to resume crime-fighting duties as the Batman.But Jean-Paul Valley, the man who currently patrols the dark alleyways of Gotham City, is not willing to step aside. Furthermore, Valley has become unaccountably violent and reckless. Driven to the brink of madness by inner demons, the “new Batman” seeks to destroy the “old Batman” in a battle with deadly consequences.Batman: Knightsend is the seventh installment in an expansive nine-volume series reprinting the entire Batman: Knightfall storyline. Contained in this volume are Batman #509-510, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #29-30, Detective Comics #676-677, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #62-63, Robin #8-9, Catwoman #12-13 and Showcase ’94 #10 and includes bonus poster artwork.
The Celestial Peacekeeping Astral Coalition contacts the President of the United States to deliver a dire warning: Earth is in danger of takeover by another group of aliens from somewhere in the far left wing of the galaxy. This insidious force, the Sienn'en, have an armada ready to invade Earth for its resources. But with the CPAC's help, Trump puts together an team ready to take the battle into orbit and beyond! A force to make space great again!
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Is an ancient weapon feared by every undead creature a myth or a reality? Liesel is willing to risk everything, her life included, to get her hands on the legendary blade that could bring an end to vampirism the world over. Her quest takes her to a remote corner of India and beyond reality on an adventure that could bring her the vengeance she seeks if it doesn't drive her mad first.
This contains the Legacy Story Arc seen in Batmam 533-534, Shadow of the Bat 53-54, Catwoman 35-36, Robin 31-33, and Detective Comics 699-702. "Batman: Legacy" is a crossover story arc in the Batman comic book series, which is a sequel to another Batman story arc, "Batman: Contagion" and also serves as a follow-up to the "Batman: Knightfall" story arc. The story deals with the return of the disease known as the Apocalypse Plague, the Filovirus, Ebola Gulf A or in its more popular nickname: The Clench.
Bruce Wayne has trained his body beyond the peak human perfection; he's trained his mind to focus on minute details to deter criminal enterprises. As the Batman, he's a symbol of terror, striking at the hearts of criminals and villains across the globe.
Barely recovered from his injuries at the hands of the villain Bane, Bruce Wayne approaches longtime ward Dick Grayson to take on the mantle of Batman.The KNIGHTFALL saga continues with BATMAN: PRODIGAL, collecting this long-out-of-print classic Batman tale.After the game-changing events of Knightfall, Bruce Wayne asks Dick Grayson, now the hero known as Nightwing, to take his place while he recovers and reexamines his quest for justice. As Batman, Dick will learn the responsibility and pressure that his former mentor Bruce Wayne bore as the Dark Knight. But when the maniacal Two-Face returns, the new Batman must overcome his childhood demons to defeat the first villain he ever faced!...
More feral than ever, the mutated Kirk Langstrom has only one consuming wish--to see his estranged family again. But as a series of brutal murders committed by a winged creature terrorize Gotham's high-rises, S.W.A.T. teams mobilize throughout the city to take down Man-Bat. Gotham's skyline becomes a war zone as the night erupts in a blitzkrieg of bullets, wings and screams, bringing the tortured, increasingly less human Man-Bat into savage conflict with a horrifying new villain, the Roc. But behind the Roc's rampage lie secrets to chill even the blood of Man-Bat...secrets that could cost Langstrom's wife, Francine, her very life.
Bruce Wayne is out of commission, but Batman must continue!A new era begins as a new Batman arrives in Gotham City. Bruce Wayne, battle-broken and unavailable for field duty after an epic showdown with Bane, has appointed a new Dark Knight as his temporary surrogate. Jean-Paul Valley (a.k.a. Azrael) has assumed the role of the Caped Crusader, but without his mentor’s integrity and experience, he quickly spins out of control. His undisciplined behavior is especially worrisome to both Robin and Commissioner Gordon.The fourth installment of the Batman: Knightfall saga, Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 1 collects Detective Comics #667-670, Robin #1-2, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #19-20, Batman #501-504 and Catwoman #6-7, plus bonus material!
Bane, the man destined to one day destroying 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 berserk 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 re-cut of the entire BATMAN: KNIGHTFALL saga, this graphic novel, collects BATMAN: VENGEANCE OF BANE #1, BATMAN #484-491, DETECTIVE COMICS #654-658.