Essential Reads: BATMAN

Way back on Issue #6 of the podcast (Nerdy Secret Origins), for our first Essential Reads segment, we featured a couple of our favorite Batman comic recommendations!

Erik’s pick: ARKHAM ASYLUM by Grant Morrison and Dave McKean

Chris’s pick: THE LONG HALLOWEEN by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale

Honorable Mentions:

  • Detective Comics #27 by Bob Kane and Bill Finger (1939)
  • “Batman: Year One” by Frank Miller
  • “The Man Who Laughs” by Ed Brubaker
  • “The Killing Joke” by Alan Moore
  • “Batman: Four of a Kind”
  • “Batman: The Golden Age” Vol 1 by Bob Kane and Bill Finger
  • “Batman: Dark Victory” by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale
  • “Batman: KNIGHTFALL” Trilogy (1993-1994)
  • “Batman: HUSH” by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee
  • “The Dark Knight Returns” by Frank Miller
  • “A Death in the Family” by Jim Starlin
  • “The Court of Owls” by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
  • “Zero Year” by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
  • “Batman and Son” by Grant Morrison
  • “Batman: Earth One” by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank
  • “The War of Jokes and Riddles” by Tom King
  • “What Ever Happened to the Caped Crusader?” by Neil Gaiman

For more of our Essential Reads, check out the Comic Zombie podcast!

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