Started Reading – June 25, 2019
Finished Reading – August 3, 2019
The Batman Who Laughs by Scott Snyder

Left rattled by the events of Dark Knights: Metal, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the ultimate evil spawned from the Dark Multiverse. One part Batman one part Joker. The Batman Who Laughs.

“A Batman who laughs is a Batman who always wins.”

The Batman Who Laughs not only survived his fight with The Joker at the end of Dark Nights: Metal, but is now enacting a sinister plan across the Multiverse–something both terrifying and oddly familiar. When Bruce Wayne realizes the only way to stop this madman is to kill him, he must consider violating the very rule Batman can’t ever break … the rule that created this insatiable villain–the Batman Who Laughs!

As Bruce begins to deduce that his current life is somehow wrong and that all the mistakes he’s made are somehow connected, the Batman Who Laughs unleashes a brand-new evil. Enter one of the most punishing Batmen of the Dark Multiverse: the Grim Knight!

Collects The Batman Who Laughs #1-7 and The Grim Knight #1.

July 13, 2019 – Started Reading
July 14, 2019 – Finished Reading
Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 10: Mythology

The Arkham Knight has arrived in Gotham City with an entire round table of deadly allies, and their first encounter will leave Batman shaken to his core!

Alfred Pennyworth…attacked at Wayne mansion! Who’s hunting those closest to Batman? The monstrous shadow plaguing Gotham City gains the upper hand when two of the Dark Knight’s most ardent allies fall prey to a violent vendetta!

Commissioner Gordon calls in the Dark Knight Detective when there’s a murder at the Gotham City Aquarium–staged to look exactly like Thomas and Martha Wayne’s crime scene, right down to the playbill and pearls. How does this bizarre homicide tie into the shadowy monster that attacks Dr. Leslie Thompkins? This creature looks to wage a war on Batman–and it’s using Joker Gas to do it!

Collects Detective Comics #994-999

July 3, 2019 – Started and Finished Reading
Batman: Detective Comics, Vol. 9: Deface the Face (DC)

Once upon a time, Harvey Dent was the best man in Gotham City. Now he’s two of the worst as the bifurcated criminal called Two-Face. Harvey’s devilish duality is a painful reminder of the force for good he once was as Gotham’s district attorney…and as the close friend and ally of Batman and Jim Gordon.

But when a series of double-themed crimes breaks out and a sinister terrorist organization slithers back into town, the Dark Knight must turn to Two-Face to unravel the mystery and stop the invasion.

For Harvey, it’s a chance to crack the one case he could never solve…if he can keep his dark side under control. If he wins, his unlikely partnership with Batman could pay off, and mark a turning point in his tragic life.

But when the balance between good and evil can be decided with the flip of a coin, all bets are off. Some scars run deep. And the conspiracy Batman, Gordon and Two-Face are about to uncover runs even deeper…
Collects issues #988-993!

Started and Finished Reading: June 21, 2019
Batman: Detective Comics, Vol. 8: On the Outside (DC)

In the aftermath of the last stand of the Gotham Knights, Batman, Batwoman, Red Robin, Orphan, Azrael, Batwing and company took down a monster they helped create. How will they deal with the physical and psychological ramifications of this epic battle? Who can Batman trust to guide them? They need a teacher…and Black Lightning fits the bill! Collects issues #982-987.

Started and Completed Reading: June 21, 2019
Batman: Detective Comics, Vol. 7: Batmen Eternal (DC)

Following her deadly actions in their last adventure, Batwoman faces scrutiny from Batman and Red Robin. Will Batman allow her to continue bearing his symbol after everything she has done? And will the fallout put these cousinsβ€”Bruce Wayne and Kate Kaneβ€”at irreconcilable odds with each other?
Collects Detective Comics #975-981.

Started and Finished Reading : June 01, 2019

BATMAN VOL. 9: THE TYRANT WING by Tom King (DC)

The next chapter of Bruce Wayne’s life is in full swing, and just as expected, it’s a bumpy ride! What challenges lie ahead for the Dark Knight? One thing is for sure, when it is all said and done, Batman’s life will be altered forever! The question is whether it’s for better or worse.

The next installment of the best-selling, critically acclaimed graphic novel series is here! Written by superstar Tom King, and featuring art by Mikel Janin! Collects Batman #58-60, Batman Annual #3 and Batman: Secret Files.

It’s the marriage of Batman and Catwoman! The wedding of the century is here in BATMAN VOL. 7, written by the critically acclaimed Tom King!

The day has finally arrived: the nuptials of Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle. But their road to wedded bliss won’t be easy. With visitors from this time and beyond, the Bat and the Cat will have to undergo even more trials and tribulations before they walk down the aisle.

September 10, 2018 – Started Reading
September 11, 2018 – Finished Reading
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Read as single issues: Batman 45-50