All modern Daredevil stories/Arcs in Chronological order

DatesStory / ArcIssuesTpb / OmniWritterArtist(s)Comments
  • Jun 1979
  • May 1980
Marked for Death
  • (DD #44)
  • (Iron Man #116)
  • (DD #157)
  • DD #158-161
  • (DD #162)
  • DD #163-164
  • Tpb: Marked for Death
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Roger McKenzie
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson

Start of Frank Miller as Artist

  • July 1980
  • Sept 1980
The Wedding of Nelson
  • DD #165-166
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Roger McKenzie
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson
  • Nov 1980
Who is the Mauler?
  • DD #167
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
David Michelin
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson
Bonus: Dark Secrets
  • Jan 1981
  • July 1981
Gangwar
  • (DD #168)
  • DD #169-172
  • DD #180
  • Tpb: Gang War
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Frank Miller
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson
Start of Frank Miller as Writter
  • Aug 1981
  • Mar 1982
The Return of Elektra
  • DD #173-182
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Frank Miller
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson
Daredevil looses his radar sense
  • Mar 1982
  • July 1982
Daredevil / Punisher
  • (DD #181)
  • DD #182-184
  • Tpb: Child's Play
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Frank Miller
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson
  • Aug 1982
  • Feb 1983
Daredevil / Black Widow
  • DD #185-191
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Frank Miller
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • pencil / ink: Klaus Janson

Includes: Electra's Resurection

End of Frank Miller & Klaus Janson's run

  • Aug 1981
What if DD became an agent of s.h.i.e.l.d.?
  • What if ...? #28
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
Frank Miller / Mike W Bar
  • pencil: Frank Miller
  • ink: Klaus Janson
  • Jun 85
Badlands
  • DD #219
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson vol.1
  • Omni: Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson HC
  • Frank Miller
  • John Buscema
  • Gerry Talaoc
  • Frank Miller
  • John Buscema
  • Gerry Talaoc
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Captain America: What to Read ? [updated 22 July]

In reading order

  1. Marvel Visionaries: Jack Kirby vol.1
    1. Meet Captain America (Joe Simon & Jack Kirby) - Captain America Comics #1 - 1941
    2. Captain America Joins the Avengers (Stan Lee & Jack Kirby) - Avengers #4 - 1964
    3. America Will Die (Jack Kirby) - Captain America #200 - 1976
  2. Captain America: White (Jeff Loeb & Tim Sale) - Captain America: White #0-5 - 2016
  3. Captain America: Man Out of Time (Mark Waid & Jorge Molina) - 2011
  4. Tomorrow You Live, Tonight I Die (Stan Lee & Jim Steranko) - Captain America #111-113 - 1969 - collected in Captain America Masterwork: Vol. 3 or The Coming Of... The Falcon
  5. Captain America & The Falcon: Secret Empire (Steve Englehart & Sal Buscema) - Captain America #169-176 - 1974-1976
  6. Captain America and the Falcon: Madbomb (Jack Kirby) - Captain America #193-200 - 1976
  7. Captain America: War and Remembrance (Roger Stern & John Byrne) - Captain America #247-255 - 1980-1981
  8. Captain America: Death of the Red Skull (J.M. DeMatteis & John Byrnes) - Captain America #290-301 - 1984-1985
  9. Avengers: Under Siege (Roger Stern & Steve Buscema) - Avengers #270-277 - 1986-1987
  10. Captain America: The Captain (Mark Gruenwald & Tom Morgan) - Captain America #332-350 + Iron Man #228 - 1987
  11. Captain America: Streets Of Poison (Mark Gruenwald & Ron Lim) - Captain America #372-378 - 1990
  12. Captain America: Operation Rebirth (Mark Waid & Ron Garney) - Captain America ##444-448, 450-454 - 1995-1996
  13. Marvel Knights' Captain America vol.1-2 (Chuck Austen/John Ney Rieber & John Cassaday/Trevor Hairsine) - Captain America (2002) #1-16 + Captain America (2002) #17-32 + Captain America: Red, White and Blue - 2002-2004 - Also available in 6 smaller trades
  14. Winter Soldier By Brubaker: The Complete Collection (Ed Brubaker & Steve McNiven) - Captain America (2005) #1-14 + Fear Itself #7.1 - 2005-2006
  15. Civil War (Mark Millar & Steve McNiven) - Civil War #1-7 - 2006-2007
  16. The Death of Captain America: Complete Collection (Ed Brubaker & Steve McNiven) - Captain America (2005) #22-42 - 2007-2008
  17. Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America (Jeph Loeb & David Finch) - Fallen Son #1-5 - 2007
  18. Captain America: Castaway in Dimension Z vol.1-2 (Rick Remember & John Rominata Jr.) - Captain America (2013) #1-5 + Captain America (2013) #6-10 - 2013

White and Man Out of Time are retellings of the Captain's early years. They can be read anytime.

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SPIDER-MAN EPIC COLLECTION

Marvel releases its Epic Collection Trades not in order to priviledge issues/stories that haven't been republished in smaller trades and omnibuses.

I will try to guess the content of the unpublished Epic Collection Trades for Spider-Man.

#Title / Story / RunYearsContentnbWritter(s)out
1

Great Power:

  • Amazing Fantasy presents Spider-Man
  • The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin
  • The Sinister Six
  • Various
1962-1964
  • Amazing Spider-Man #1-17
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1
  • Amazing Fantasy #15
20Stan Leeyes
2

Great Responsibility:

  • The End of Spider-Man
  • If This Be My Destiny / The Final Chapter
  • Various
1964-1966
  • Amazing Spider-Man #18-38
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #2
22Stan Leeyes
3

The Birth of a Super-Hero!:

  • How Green was my Goblin
  • The Horns of the Rhino
  • The Birth of a Super-Hero!
  • Where Crawls the Lizard
  • Spider-Man / Kraven / Vulture
  • Spider-Man No More!
  • On the Trail of the Amazing Spider-Man
  • Various
1966-1968
  • Amazing Spider-Man #39-52
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #3-4
  • Tales to Astonish #57

17Stan Lee
4

Spider-Man Wanted!:

  • Enter: Dr. Octopus
  • What a Tangled Web We Weave ...!
  • The Vulture's Prey
  • The Madness of Mysterio!
  • Spider-Man Wanted!
  • Various
1968-1969
  • Amazing Spider-Man #53-70
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #5
  • The Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine #1-2
21Stan Lee
5

???:

  • The Lizard Lives!
  • The Night of the Prowler
  • The Kingpin/Schemer conflict
  • Unmasked at Last!
  • Various
1969-1971
  • Amazing Spider-Man #71-87
17Stan Lee
6

???:

  • The Arms of Doctor Octopus!
  • And Death Shall Come
  • Green Goblin returns!
  • The Six Arms Saga
  • Various
1971-1972
  • Amazing Spider-Man #88-104
16Stan Lee
7

The Goblin's Last Stand:

  • The birth of the Gibbons
  • The Last Battle
  • Suddently the Smasher
  • Spidey vs. the Hulk
  • The Night Gwen Stacy Died
  • The Goblin's Last Stand!
  • Just a Man Called Cage
1972-1973
  • Amazing Spider-Man #105-111,116-118
  • Amazing Spider-Man #112-115,119-123
19
  • Stan Lee
  • Gerry Conway
yes

8

???:

  • Wolfhunt
  • The Shadow of the Vulture
  • The Master Plan of the Molten Man
  • Danger is a Man Called Tarantula!
  • The Green Goblin Lives Again
  • Day of the Grizzly

1973-1975
  • Amazing Spider-Man #124-140
17
  • Gerry Conway
9

The Delusion Conspiracy:

  • The return of Mysterio!
  • The Delusion Conspiracy! (aka the Gwen Stacey Clone Saga)
  • Spider-Man vs. The Fly
  • Various
1975-1976

Amazing Spider-Man #141-156

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #10-11

18
  • Gerry Conway
  • Archie Goodwin
  • Len Wein
10

???:

  • The Ghost That Haunted Octopus!
  • Spider-Man / Nightcrawler vs. the Punisher
  • Spider-Man vs. the Kingpin!
  • War of the Reptile-Men!
  • Confrontation
  • Spider-Man / Nova
  • The Molten Man's last stand

1976-1977
  • Amazing Spider-Man #157-173
  • Nova #12

18
  • Len Wein
11

???:

  • Punisher / Hitman
  • The return of Green Goblin?
  • Spider-Man vs. Rocket Racer
  • The mystery of John Jameson’s disappearance
  • Nine Lives Has the Black Cat!
  • Requiem!
  • Kingpin / Mysterio
  • Spider-Man Punisher
1977-1980
  • Amazing Spider-Man #174-180
  • Amazing Spider-Man #181
  • Amazing Spider-Man #182-202
19
  • Lein Wein
  • Bill Mentlo
  • Marv Wolfman
12???:1980-1981Amazing Spider-Man #203- Marv Wolfman
13 1982-1983
14 1983-1984
15

Ghosts of the Past:

  • The Challenge of Hobgoblin
  • Whatever Happened to Crusher Hogan?
  • 'Til Death Do Us Part!
1984-1986
  • Amazing Spider-Man #259-272
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #18-19
  • Web of Spider-Man #1, 6
18
  • Tom DeFalco
  • Various
  • Louise Jones Simonson
yes
16

The Return of the Hobgoblin:

  • Spider-Man vs. Beyonder
  • The Return of the Hobgoblin
  • The Fury of X-Factor
  • Gang War
  • Fun 'N' Games

  • Amazing Spider-Man #273-288
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #19
17Tom DeFalco
17

Kraven's Last Hunt:

  • Man of the Year (The Iron Man of 2020 !)
  • Spider-Man vs. Wolverine / The Hobgoblin Revealed! / Mask
  • The Big Question
  • The Wedding
  • Kraven's Last Hunt
1986-1987
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #20
  • Spider-Man Versus Wolverine + Amazing Spider-Man #289-290 + Web of Spider-Man #29-30
  • Amazing Spider-Man #291-292
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21 + Marvel Saga #22
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #131-132 + Amazing Spider-Man #293-294 + Web of Spider-Man #31-32
15
  • Various
  • David Michelinie
  • J.M DeMatteis
  • Christopher Priest
yes
18

???:

  • Mad Dogs
  • Doctor Octopus' Evasion
  • Chance Encounter
  • The return of Eddie Brock! / Venom
  • The Sable Gauntlet!
  • After the Fox!
  • Who Kinapped Mary Jane
1987-1988
  • Amazing Spider-Man #295
  • Amazing Spider-Man #296-314
20
  • Ann Nocenti
  • David Michelinie
19

The Assassin Nation Plot:

  • The Return of Venom
  • Spider-Man vs. Rhino, Blacklash and the Scorpion
  • The Assassin Nation Plot
  • Atlantis Attacks
  • Various
1988-1989
  • Amazing Spider-Man #315-325
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22-23
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #9
14
  • David Michelinie
20

Cosmic Adventures:

  • Act of Vengeance
  • Spider-Man / Punisher / Venom
  • Spidey's Totally Tiny Adventure
1989-1990
  • Amazing Spider-Man #326-329
  • Spectacular Spider-Man #158-160
  • Web of Spider-Man #59-61
  • Amazing Spider-Man 330-333
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual #24
  • Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #10
  • Web of Spider-Man Annual #6
17
  • David Michelinie
  • Various
yes
21

Return of the Sinister Six:

  • Return of the Sinister Six
  • Spirits of the Earth
  • Powerless
  • Hearts and Powers
1990-1991
  • Amazing Spider-Man #334-340
  • Amazing Spider-Man #341-350
  • Spider-Man: Spirits of the Earth
18
  • David Michelinie
  • Charles Vess
yes
22

Round Robin:

  • Round Robin
  • Spider-Man vs. Cardiac
  • The Vibranium Vendetta
  • Fear Itself
1991-1992
  • Amazing Spider-Man #351-358
  • Amazing Spider-Man #359-360
  • Amazing Spider-Man #Annual #25
  • Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #11
  • Web of Spider-Man Annual #7
  • Spider-Man: Fear Itself
14
  • David Michelinie
  • Various
  • Gerry Conway
yes
23
24
25
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Daredevil Epic Collection

Marvel releases its Epic Collection Trades not in order to priviledge issues/stories that haven't been republished in smaller trades and omnibuses.

I will try to guess the content of the unpublished Epic Collection Trades for Daredevil.

#Tilte / Story / RunYearsContentnbWritter(s)out
1The Man Without Fear1964-1966Daredevil #1-2121Stan Leeyes
2Mike Murdock Must Die1966-1968
  • Daredevil #22-41
  • Annual #1
  • Not Brand Echh #4
20Stan Leeyes
3Brother, Take My Hand1968-1970
  • Daredevil #42-50
  • Daredevil #51-63
22
  • Stan Lee
  • Roy Thomas
yes
4A Woman Called Widow1970-1971
  • Daredevil #64-71
  • Daredevil #72-78
  • Annual #2-3
17
  • Roy Thomas
  • Gerry Conway
yes
5Daredevil and the Black Widow1971-1975
  • Daredevil #79-98
  • Daredevil #99-117
39
  • Gerry Conway
  • Various
6
  • Foggy Nelson, Agen of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • Daredevil by Jim Shooter

1975

1977-1979

  • Daredevil #118-123
  • Annual #4
  • Daredevil #144-151
  • Daredevil #152-158
22
  • Various
  • Jim Shooter/ Gerry Conway
7
  • Daredevil by Marv Wolfman
1975-1977
  • Daredevil #124-143
20
  • Marv wolfman
8
  • Marked for Death
  • Gang War
1979-1982
  • Daredevil #159-164
  • Daredevil #165-180
22
  • Klaus Janson
  • Frank Miller
9

Child's Play

1982-1983
  • Daredevil #181-191
  • What If #28, 35
  • Daredevil #192-193
15
  • Frank Miller
  • Various
10Redemption1983-1985
  • Daredevil #194-202,204-207,210-214
  • Daredevil #203,208-209
21
  • Denis O'Neil
  • Various
11
  • Love's Labor Lost
  • Born Again
1985-1986
  • Daredevil #215-223,225-226
  • Daredevil #227-233, Amazing Spider-Man #277
  • Daredevil #224
20
  • Denis O'Neil
  • Franck Miller
  • Christopher Priest
12???1986-1988
  • Daredevil #234-237
  • Daredevil #238-252
19
  • Various
  • Ann Nocenti
13A Touch of Typhoid1988-1989
  • Daredevil #253-270
  • Punisher #10

19

Ann Nocentiyes
14Heart of Darkness1989-1990
  • Daredevil #271-282
  • Daredevil Annual #5-6
  • Punisher Annual #3
  • Incredible Hulk Annual #16
  • Silver Surfer Annual #3

17

Ann Nocentiyes
15
  • Whatever Happened to Matt Murdock?
  • The Von Strucker Gambit
1990-1991
  • Daredevil #283-291
  • Captain America Annual #10
  • The Punisher Annual #4
  • Daredevil Annual #7
12
  • Ann Nocenti
  • Various
16
  • Last Rites
  • Fall of the Kingpin
1991-1992Daredevil #292-30614Daniel G. Chichester
17
  • Dead Man's Hand
  • Fare Play
1992-1993
  • Daredevil #307-309
  • Nomad #4-6
  • Punisher War Journal #45-47
  • Dardevil #310-318
18Daniel G. Chichester
18Fall From Grace1993-1994
  • Daredevil #319-332
  • Annual #10

15

Daniel G. Chichesteryes
19
  • Fanthoms of Humanity
  • Treachery, Betrayal, Subversion, Duplicity, Malignancy, Recross
  • Root of Evil
1994-1996
  • Daredevil #333-337
  • Daredevil #338-344
  • Elektra: Root of Evil #1–4
19
  • Gregory Wright
  • Various
  • Daniel G. Chichester
yes
20
  • Inferno / Paradiso
  • Purgatory & Paradise
1996-1997
  • Daredevil #345-350
  • Daredevil #351-364
14
  • J.M. DeMatteis
  • Karl Kesel / Various
yes
21Widow's Kiss1997-1998
  • Daredevil #365-380, -1;
  • Daredevil/Deadpool Annual '97

17

Joe Kelly

yes
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All modern Batman stories/Arcs in Chronological order

In publication order.

Included:

  • Batman
  • Batman / The Spirit
  • Batman New52
  • Batman Rebirth
  • Detective Comics
  • Detective Comics New52
  • Detective Comics Rebirth
  • Haunted Knight / The Long Halloween / Dark Victory / Catwoman in Rome
  • Legends of the Dark Knight (aka Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight)
  • Legends of the Dark Knight New52
  • Shawdow of the Bat
  • The Batman Chronicles
  • Streets of Gotham
  • Batman Incorporated
  • Batman Incorporated New52
  • Batman: Turning Point
  • Shadow of The Bat
  • The Killing Joke
  • Vengence of Bane
  • Sword of Azrael
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • All-Star Batman and Robin
  • Batman and Robin

To come

  • Annuals
  • Batman and Robin New52
  • All-Star Batman Rebirth
  • Batman Eternal New52
  • Batman & Robin Eternal New52
  • Justice League of America (aka JLA)
  • Justice League New52
  • Gotham Central
  • GCPD
  • Gotham Knight
  • Son of the Demon / Bride of the Demon / Birth of the Demon
  • Vengence of Bane II
  • Penguin: Pain and Prejudice
  • Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on a Serious Earth
  • Arkham Asylum: Living Hell
  • Batman, The Dark Knight
  • Batman, The Dark Knight New52
  • Joker / Noel
  • Wednesday Comics
  • Batman: Black & White
  • We are Robin
  • Red Hood
  • ...

Major stories are in blod - Personnal Favorites are underlined

Major stories don't mean best stories or must-read stories, they are only the stories where the main events happen.

PublicationDateTitleIssuesTpbComments

1987 Feb-May

Year OneBatman #404-407Batman: Year One
  • Definitive origin until the New 52.
  • Continues with The Man Who Laughs

1986 Dec -1988 Feb

Second Chance
  • Batman #402-403, 408-416
  • Batman annual #11 (love bird)
Batman: Second ChanceFirst appearance of Jason Todd
1987 May-SeptYear Two
  • Detective Comics #574-578
  • Batman: Full Circle
Batman: Year Two - Fear the ReaperDetective #574 acts as a prelude and is uncollected
1987 OctThe Crime Doctor's Crimson ClinicDetective Comics #579Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1987 Nov-DecHarvey DentDetective Comics #580-581
1988 JanSole SurvivorDetective Comics #582uncollectedMillenium week 4
1988 Feb-MarFeverDetective Comics #583-584Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1988 Mar-JunTen nights of the BeastBatman #417-420Batman: Ten nights of the Beast
1988 Apr-MayThe RatcatcherDetective Comics #585-586Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1988 JunThe Killing JokeOne-shotBatman: The Killing Joke
1988 Jun-AugNight peopleDetective Comics #587-589Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1988 AugFor the love of IvyDetective Comics #589 Back-up
1987 Dec - 1988 AugDumpster SlasherBatman#414, 421-422
1988 Sept

You Shoulda Seen Him...

Batman #423
1988 Sept

An American Batman in London

Detective Comics #590Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1988 Oct

The Diplomat's Son

Batman #424 Ranked #28 in Wizard Magazine's list of "100 Best Single Issue Comics Since You Were Born"
1988 Oct

Aborigine!

Detective Comics #591Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1988 Nov

Consequences

Batman #425
1988 Nov-Dec

The fear

Detective Comics #592-593Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1988 Dec - 1989 JanA death in the familyBatman #426-429Batman: A death in the family
1989 JanEcstasyDetective Comics #594Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1989 Jan

Our Man in Havana / Cold Cuts

Detective Comics #595uncollectedpart of Invasion First Strike event
1989 Jan-FebMoviesDetective Comics #596-597
1989 Feb-MarFatal Wish / The WallBatman #430-431
1989 Mar-MayBlind JusticeDetective Comics #598-600Batman: Blind Justice
1989 Apr

Dead Letter Office

Batman #432
1989 May-JulThe many deaths of the BatmanBatman #433-435Batman: The many deaths of the Batman
1989 Jun-AugTulpaDetective Comics #601-603Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1989 Aug-SeptYear threeBatman #436-439Batman: Year three
1989 Sept-OctThe mud pack

Detective Comics #604-607

Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle
1989 Oct-DecA lonely place of dying
  • Batman #440-442
  • The New Titans #60-61
Batman: A lonely place of dying
  • 1989 Nov-Dec
  • 1995 Jul-Aug
  • 1997 May
  • Anarky in Gotham City
  • The Anarkist Manifesto
  • Detective Comics #608-609
  • Shadow of the Bat #40-41
  • Batman Chronicles #1
Batman: Anarky
1989 Nov-MarShamanLegends of the Dark Knight #1-5Batman: Shaman
1990 Jan-FebBatman vs. CrimesmithBatman #443-444
1990 Jan-FebSnow and iceDetective Comics #610-611
1990 Mar-MayWhen the earth dies!Batman #445-447
1990 MarCats

Detective Comics #612

1990 AprTrash

Detective Comics #613

1990 Apr-Aug

Gothic

Legends of the Dark Knight #6-10

Batman: Gothic
1990 May

Street Demonz

Detective Comics #614

1990 JunThe penguin affair
  • Batman #448-449
  • Detective comics #615
1990 JulUnamed Joker Story
  • Batman #450-451
  • Detective Comics #616-617
Rite of Passage prequel
1990 Aug-SeptDark Knight, Dark CityBatman #452-454, 633Batman: Dark Knight, Dark CityA personal favorit
1990 Sept - 1991 FebPrey

Legends of the Batman #11-15

Batman: Prey

1990 Oct - 1991 May

Robin: Reborn
  • Batman #455-457
  • Detective Comics #618-621 (Rite of Passage)
  • Robin #1-5
Robin: RebornBatman #455 is Identity Crisis part 1
1990 Oct-Dec

Fake Batman story

Detective Comics #622-624
1991 Jan

Night Monsters

Batman #458
1991 JanAbattoir!Detective Comics #625
1991 FebSaturday Night at the MoviesBatman #459
1991 FebReturn to the ElectrocutionerDetective Comics #626
1991 Mar-AprSisters in armsBatman #460-461
1991 MarAnniversary: Celebrating Batman's 600th Appearance in Detective ComicsDetective Comics #627 Remake of Detective Comics #27
1991 Mar-JulVenomLegends of the Dark Knight #16-20Batman: Venom
1991 AprHeartsDetective Comics #628
1991 May-JulSpirit of the beastBatman #462-464
1991 MayThe Hungry Grass!Detective Comics #629
1991 Jun

And the Executioner Wore Stiletto Heels

Detective Comics #630
1991 Jul-AugBatman with RobinBatman #465-466 Batman #465 is Tim Drake's official first night out as Robin after his training with Batman
1991 JulThe Golem of GothamDetective Comics #631-632
1991 Aug-SepShadow boxBatman #467-469
1991 AugIdentity Crisis!Detective Comics #633
1991 AugThe Third ManDetective Comics #634
1991 Aug-OctFaithLegends of the Dark Knight #21-23
1991 Sep-OctThe Dragon's HordeDetective Comics #635-637
1991 OctWar of God part 15Batman #470 A 25 parts Wonder Woman crossover
1991 Nov

Requiem for a Killer

Batman #471
1991 NovThe Bomb

Detective Comics #638

1991 Nov - 1992 JanFlyer

Legends of the Dark Knight #24-26

1991 Dec - 1992 JanThe idiot Root
  • Batman #472-473
  • Detective comics #639-640
1992 FebThe Destroyer
  • Batman #474
  • Legends of the Dark Knight #27
  • Detective comics #641
1992 Mar-AprThe return of Scarface
  • Batman #475-476
  • Detective comics #642
1992 Mar-May

Faces

Legends of the Dark Knight #28-30Batman: Faces
1992 Apr

The Library of Souls

Detective Comics #643
1992 MayA Gotham taleBatman #477-478
1992 May-JulElectric CityDetective Comics #644-646
1992 JunPagan

Batman #479

1992 JunTo the Father I Never Knew...

Batman #480

1992 Jun-SepThe Last ArkhamShadow of the Bat #1-4
  • Batman: The Last Arkham
  • Batman: Shadow of the Bat Volume 1
1992 JunFamilyLegends of the Dark Knight #31
1992 Jun-JulBladesLegends of the Dark Knight #32-34Batman: Collected Legends of the Dark Knight
1992 JulMessenger of ZeusBatman #481-482
1992 AugCrash & Burn: A Love StoryBatman #483
1992 Aug-SepThe CluemasterDetective Comics #647-649 Frist apperance of Stephanie Brown
1992 AugDestinyLegends of the Dark Knight #35-36Batman: Other Realms
1992 Sep-NovThe return of the Black Mask!Batman #484-486
1992 SepThe DragonDetective Comics #650
1992 SepMercyLegends of the Dark Knight #37
1992 OctThe Black SpiderShadow of the Bat #5

Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.1

1992 OctA bullet for BullockDetective Comics #651 Adapted as the 4th episode of the 4th season of Batman: The Animated Serie
1992 OctLegends of the Dark MiteLegends of the Dark Knight #38Batman: Collected Legends of the Dark Knight
1992 NovThe Ugly AmericanShadow of the Bat #6Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.1
1992 Oct-NovBatman/HuntressDetective Comics #652-653
1992 Oct - 1993 JanSword of Azrael
  • Sword of Azrael #1-4
  • Batman #488
Batman: Sword of Azrael
  • Batman #488 uncollected
  • Origin story of Azrael
1992 Nov-DecMaskLegends of the Dark Knight #39-40Batman: Dark Legends
1992 DecBox of BloodBatman #487
1992 Dec-Feb

Batman: vs. the General

Detective Comics #654-656
1992 Dec - 1993 FebThe MisfitsShadow of the Bat #7-9
  • Tales of the Batman: Tim Sale
  • Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.1
1992 DecVengeance of Baneone-shot
  • Vengeance of Bane
  • Batman Knightfall vol.1
  • Must read prequel of Knightfall
  • First appearance and origins of Bane
  • Batman #489 finishes the story
1993 JanSunsetLegends of the Dark Knight #41
1993 Feb-AprKnightfall: Prologue
  • Batman #489-491
  • Detective comics #657-658
Batman: Knightfall vol.1Batman #489-490 + Detective Comics #657-658 (uncollected)
1993 Feb-MarHot House

Legends of the Dark Knight #42-43

Batman: Collected Legends of the Dark Knight
1993 MarThe Thane of Gotham

Shadow of the Bat #10

Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.1
1993 Apr-MayThe Human Flea

Shadow of the Bat #11-12

Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.1
1993 Apr-MayTurf

Legends of the Dark Knight #44-45

1993 May-JulKnigtfall: Broken Back
  • Batman #492-497
  • Detective Comics #659-663
Batman: Knightfall vol.1
1993 Jun-AugHeat

Legends of the Dark Knight #46-49

1993 JunThe Nobody

Shadow of the Bat #13

Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.2
1993 Jul-AugGotham Freaks

Shadow of the Bat #14-15

Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.2
1993 Jul-OctKnightfall: Who Rules the Night
  • Detective Comics #664-666
  • Showcase '93 #7-8
  • Batman #498-500
  • Shadow of the Bat #16-18 (The God of Fear)
uncollected
1993 SepImage

Legends of the Dark Knight #50

Batman: Dark Legends
1993 SepSnitch

Legends of the Dark Knight #51

1993 Oct - 1994 JunKnightQuest: The crusade
  • Detective Comics #667-675
  • Robin vol.4 #1
  • Shadow of the Bat #19-20, 24-28
  • Batman #501-508
  • Catwoman vol.2 #6-7
Batman: Knightfall vol.2
  • Robin #1 uncollected
  • Robin #7 included in this tpb
1993 Oct

Tao

Legends of the Dark Knight #52-53

  • Batman: Dark Legends
  • Batman: International
1993 NovSanctum

Legends of the Dark Knight #54

Batman: Dark Legends
1993 Dec - 1994 FebWatchtower

Legends of the Dark Knight #55-57

1994 MarStorm

Legends of the Dark Knight #58

1993 Oct - 1994 MayKnightQuest: The Search
  • Justice League Task Force #5-6
  • Shadow of the Bat #21-23
  • Legends of the Dark Knight #59-61
  • Robin vol.4 #7
uncollected
1993 DecFear (aka Choices)

Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Halloween Special #1

Batman: Haunted Knightcan be seen as a prequel to The Long Halloween
1994 Jul-SepKnightsEnd
  • Batman #509-510
  • Shadow of the Bat #29-30
  • Detective Comics #676-678
  • Legends of the Dark Knight #62-63
  • Robin vol.4 #8-10
  • Catwoman vol.2 #12-13
Batman: Knightfall vol.3
1994 SepThe Night Before Zero / The Batlling Butller
  • Batman #511
  • Shadow of the Bat #31
  • Batman: Knightfall vol.3

Zero Hour event tie-in

1994 SepTerminusLegends of the Dark Knight #64
1994 Nov - 1995 JanProdigual
  • Batman #512-514
  • Detective Comics #679-681
  • Shadow of the Bat #32-34
  • Robin vol.4 #11-13
  • Robin vol.4 #0

Batman: Prodigual

also collected in Knightfall vol.3

Robin vol.4 #0 uncollected

1994 NovMadness

Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Halloween Special #2

Batman: Haunted Knightcan be seen has a prequel of The Long Halloween
1994 Nov - 1995 FebGoing Sane

Legends of the Dark Knight #65-68

Batman: Going Sane#66 collected in The Joker: A Celebration of 75 Years
1995 FebTroika
  • Batman #515
  • Shadow Of The Bat #35
  • Detective Comics #682
  • Robin vol.4 #14
uncollected

A Knightfall aftermath

Batman #515 in Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1

1995 Feb-MarCriminalsLegends of the Dark Knight #69-70
1995 Mar-AprSleeperBatman #516-517Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1995 Mar-AprOdds Against / Darkest DayDetective Comics #683-684
1995 MarFalls Upon Black CanarayShadow of the Bat #36Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.4 (tba)
1995 Apr-MayFalls Upon The JokerShadow of the Bat #37-38Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.4 (tba)
1995 May-JulBlack SpideBatman #518-520Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1995 May-JunWar of the Dragons
  • Detective comics #685-686
  • Robin vol.4 #17
1995 May-JulWerewolfLegends of the Dark Knight #71-73Batman: Monsters
1995 JunFalls Upon Solomon GrundyShadow of the Bat #39Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.4 (tba)
1995 Jul-AugCap'n FearDetective Comics #687-688
1995 Jul-AugFalls Upon AnarkyShadow of the Bat #40-41
  • Batman: Anarky
  • Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.4 (tba)
1995 Jul
  • Midnight Train
  • Anarky: Tomorrow Belongs to Us
  • Death Mask
The Batman Chronicles #1 Anarky part in Batman: Anarky
1995 Aug-SepKiller Croc/Swamp ThingBatman #521-522Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1995 Aug-SepEnginsLegends of the Dark Knight #74-75
1995 Sep-OctFirefly's hot dateDetective Comics #689-690
1995 Sept-OctFalls Upon Feedback / The Space Between Good and Evil
  • Shadow of the Bat #42
  • The Batman Chronicles #2

Batman: Shadow of the Bat vol.4 (tba)

1995 Oct
  • Goin' Downtown
  • Commissions

The Batman Chronicles #2

1995 Oct-NovScarcrowBatman #523-524Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1995 Oct-DecSleepingLegends of the Dark Knight #76-78Batman: Other Realms
1995 Oct-NovThe Secret of the Univers
  • Shadow of the Bat #43-44
  • Catwoman #26
1995 NovGhostsBatman: Legends of the Dark Knight Halloween Special #3Batman: Haunted Knightcan be see as a prequel to The Long Halloween
1995 Nov-Decvs. Lady SpellbinderDetecive Comics #691-692 an Underworld Unleashed tie-in
1995 DecFrozen Assets

Batman #525

Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1an Underworld Unleashed tie-in
1995 DecFalls Upon Wayne ManorShadow of the Bat #45
1996 Jan

Constant Whitewater

Batman #526
1996 Jan-FebAllergentDetective Comics #693-694
1996 JanFavorit ThingsLegends of the Dark Knight #79
1996 Jan-FebFalls Upon Cornelius StirkShadow of the Bat #46-47
1996 Jan
  • Riddle of the Jinxed Sphinx
  • The first cut is the deepest: The secret orgin of Mr. Zsasz
  • Workin' my way back to you
The Batman Chronicles #3
1996 Feb-MarTwo-FaceBatman #527-528Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1996 Feb-MayIdolsLegends of the Dark Knight #80-82
1996 Mar-AprContagion
  • Batman #529
  • Detective Comics #695-696
  • Catwoman vol.2 #31-32
  • Azrael #15-16
  • Shadow of the Bat #48-49
  • The Batman Chronicles #4
  • Robin vol.4 #27-28
Batman: ContagionBatman #529 also in Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1996 May-JulThe Deadman ConnectionBatman #530-532Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1996 May50th: Villain SpecialShadow of the Bat #50
1996 Jun-JulLocked DownDetective Comics #697-699 This arc has 4 issues (I am missing one :( Help me)
1996 Jun-JulInfectedLegends of the Dark Knight #83-84Batman: Monsters
1996 Aug-OctLegacy
  • Batman #533-534
  • Shadow of the Bat #53-54
  • Catwoman vol.2 #33-36
  • Robin vol.4 #31-33
  • Detective Comics #699-702
  • Batman: Bane
Batman: Legacy
1996 Aug

Citadel

Legends of the Dark Knight #85
1996 Sep-Nov

Conspiracy

Legends of the Dark Knight #86-88
  • Batman: Conspiracy
  • Tales of the Batman: J.H. Williams III
1996 Oct

The Ogre and the Ape

Batman #335Batman by Doug Moench and Kelley Jones vol.1
1996 Oct

Standard Operating Procedure

Shadow of the Bat #55
1996 Nov - 1997 JanDarkest Night of the Man-BatBatman #536-538
1996 NovHowling in the DarkDetective Comics #703uncollectedA Final Night tie-in
1996 Nov - 1997 Jan

Leaves of Grass

Shadow of the Bat #56-58
1996 Dec - 1997 Dec

The Long Halloween

Batman: The Long Halloween #1-13Batman: The Long Halloween
  • This story takes place in the early life of Batman. Robin is not there.
  • Origin story of Two-Face
  • Continues in Dark Victory
  • Inspired the movie The Dark Knight
1996 Dec

Rocket Scientist

Detective Comics #704
1996 Dec-Jan

Clay

Legends of the Dark Knight #89-90Batman: Monsters
1997 Jan-Mar

Riddler's puzzle

Detective Comics #705-707
1997 Feb

Boneyard Blues

Batman #539
1997 Feb-Mar

Freakout

Legends of the Dark Knight #91-93
1997 Feb-MarKiller KillerShadow of the Bat #59-60
1997 Mar-AprThe Spectre of vengeanceBatman #540-541
1997 Apr-MayThe Death LotteryDetective Comics #708-710
1997 AprSecond ChanceShadow of the Bat #61
1997 May-JunFacelessBatman #542-543
1997 MayStoriesLegends of the Dark Knight #94
1997 May-JunJanusShadow of the Bat #62-63
1997 Jun-AugDirty TricksLegends of the Dark Knight #95-97
1997 Jul-SepMajor ArcanaBatman #544-546
1997 Jul

Knight Out

Detective Comics #711
1997 Aug-SepGearsDetective Comics #712-713
1997 Sep-OctStepsLegends of the Dark Knight #98-99
1997 OctDark GenesisBatman #547uncollectedGenesis event tie-in
1997 Oct-NovBat-toastDetective Comics #714-715
1997 Nov-DecThe Penguin return

Batman #548-549

1997 NovThe ChoiceLegends of the Dark Knight #100
1997 Dec

Death Comes Home

Detecitve Comics #716
1997 DecThe Incredible Adventure of the BatmanLegends of the Dark Knight #101
1998 JanChasing ClayBatman #550Chase (tpb about chase)First Appearance of Cameron Chase
1998 Jan-FebGearhead returnsDetective Comics #717-718
1998 Jan-MarSpookLegends of the Dark Knight #102-104
1998 Feb-MarBatman/RagmanBatman #551-552
1998 Mar-MayCataclysm
  • Detective comics #719-721
  • Batman: Blackgate, isle of men
  • Batman chronicles #12
  • Nightwing vol.2 #19-20
  • Azreal #40
  • Robin vol.4 #52-53
  • Batman #553-554
  • Shadow of the Bat #73-74
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum: Tales of Madness
  • Batman: Huntress/Spoiler: Blunt Trauma
  • Catwoman vol.2 #57
Batman: CataclysmA No Man's Land prequel
1998 Apr-MayDuty

Legends of the Dark Knight #105-106

1998 Jun-OctAftershock
  • Robin vol.4 #54
  • Batman #555-559
  • Detective comics #722-726
  • Shadow of the Bat #75-79
  • Batman chronicles #14

Batman: Aftershock

Batman: Road to No Man's Land vol.1

1998 Jun-JulStalking

Legends of the Dark Knight #107-108

1998 Aug-OctThe Primal Riddle

Legends of the Dark Knight #109-111

1998 Nov-DecShipwreck

Legends of the Dark Knight #112-113

1998 Dec - 1999 FebRoad to No Man's Land
  • Azrael: Agent of the Bat #47-50
  • Batman: #560-562
  • Detective comics #727-729
  • Shadow of the Bat #80-82
  • Batman chronicles #15-16
Batman: Road to No Man's Land vol.2
1999 JanPlayground

Legends of the Dark Knight #114

1999 FebThe Darkness

Legends of the Dark Knight #115

1999 Mar - 2000 FebNo Man's Land
  • Azrael: Agent of the Bat #50-61
  • Batman #563-574
  • (Batman: Harley Queen)
  • The Batman Chronicles #16-18
  • Batman: Day of Judgment
  • Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #116-126
  • Batman: No Man's Land #0-1
  • Batman: No Man's Land Secret Files and Origins #1
  • Batman: Shadow of the Bat #83-94
  • Catwoman vol.2 #72-77
  • Detective Comics #730-741
  • Nightwing vol.2 #35-39
  • Robin vol.4 #67-73
  • Young Justice in No Man's Land #1
  • Hitman #37-38
  • JLA #32
Batman: No Man's Land vol.1-5Batman: Harley Queen is unofficaly part of No man's land
1999 Nov - 2000 DecDark Victory

Batman: Dark Victory #0-13

Batman: Dark Victory
  • Origin story of Robin 1 (Dick Grayson)
  • Follows The Long Halloween
  • Catwoman's leave during 6 month are told in Catwoman: When in Rome
2000 Mar-JunNew Gotham: Batman Single issues

Batman #575-578

uncollected
2000 MarNew Gotham: The Honored Dead

Detective Comics #742

2000 Mar-JulThe Arrow and The Bat

Legends of the Dark Knight #127-131

Batman: The Ring, the Arrow and the Bat
2000 Apr-JulNew Gotham: Evolution

Detective Comics #743-746

Batman: New Gotham - Evolution
2000 Jul-SepOrca

Batman #579-581

2000 Jul - 2001 JunThe Jacobians

Detective Comics #746-757

A Backup Story
2000 AugNew Gotham: Happy Birthday Two You...

Detective Comics #747

2000 Aug-DecSiege

Legends of the Dark Knight #132-136

2000 Sep-OctNew Gotham: Urban Renewal

Detective Comics #748-749

2000 Oct-NovFearless

Batman #582-583

2000 NovNew Gotham: Dependence

Detective Comics #750

2000 DecThe Dark Knight Project

Batman #584

2000 Dec-JanNew Gotham: A Walk in the Park

Detective Comics #751-752

2001 JanNew Gotham: Turning Points

Batman Turning Points #1-5

Batman: Turning Points
2001 Jan-FebPenguin Dreams

Batman #585-586

2001 Jan-MayTerror

Legends of the Dark Knight #137-141

Batman: Terror
2001 FebNew Gotham: The Adventures of Copernicus Dent with His Best Girl and Plucky Assistant R'nee in The Janus Double Down

Detective Comics #753

2001 Mar-AprNew Gotham: Officer Down
  • Detective Comics #754-755
  • Batman #587
  • Robin #86
  • Birds of Prey #27
  • Catwoman #90
  • Nightwing #53
  • Gotham Knights #13
Batman: New Gotham - Officer DownDetective Comics #755 uncollected
2001 Apr-JunFalse Faces
  • Wonder Woman #160-161
  • Batman: Gotham City Secret Files #1
  • Batman #588-590
  • Detective Comics #757
Batman: False Faces
2001 May

New Gotham: Lord of the Ring

  • Superman #168
  • Detective Comics #756
2001 Jun-Sep

The Demon Laughs

Legends of the Dark Knight #142-145Batman: The Demon Laughs
2001 Jul-Aug

Shot Through The Heart

Batman #591-592
2001 Jul-SepNew Gotham: UnknowingDetective Comics #558-760
2001 JulNew Gotham: History LessonDetecitive Comics #758 A Backup Story - an "Officer Down" follow-up
2001 Aug-NovTrail of the CatwomanDetective Comics #759-762 A Backup Story - Start of Ed Brubaker's Catwoman run
2001 Sep-OctSanctuaryBatman #593-594Superman: Out Worlds at War vol.1-2correspond to chapter 34 of Our Worlds at War
2001 Oct

New Gotham: In Thirty Days

Detective Comics #761
2001 Oct-Dec

Bad

Legends of the Dark Knight #146-148Batman: Bad
2001 Nov

Out Of Past

Batman #595
2001 Nov

New Gotham: Passings

Detective Comics #762
2001 Dec - 2002 JanLast Laugh
  • Joker: last laugh #1-6, secret origin
  • Action Comics #784
  • Adventures of Superman #597
  • Azrael: Agent of the Bat #83
  • Batgirl #21
  • Batman #596
  • Batman: Gotham Knights #22
  • Birds of Prey #36
  • Detective Comics #763
  • Flash vol.2 #179
  • Green Lantern vol.3 #143
  • Harley Quinn vol.1 #13
  • Impulse #79
  • JLA #59
  • SA #29
  • Nightwing vol.2 #62
  • Orion #19
  • Robin vol.4 #95
  • Spectre vol.4 #10
  • Superboy vol.4 #93
  • Supergirl vol.4 #63
  • Superman vol.2 #175
  • Superman: Man of Steel #119
  • Titans #34
  • Wonder Woman vol.2 #175
  • Young Justice #38
Batman: The Joker's Last Laugh (Joker: Last Laugh #1-6)The tie-ins are uncollected
2001 Dec - 2002 Sep

Lost Voices

Detective Comics #763-772 A Backup Story
2002 JanCrooked MilesBatman #597
2002 JanNew Gotham: HeartsDetective Comics #764
2002 Jan-MayGrimmLegends of the Dark Knight #149-153
2002 FebSanta Klaus is Coming to TownBatman #598
2002 FebNew Gotham: Vacancies

Detecitve Comics #765

End of New Gotham. Continues with Bruce Wayne Murdere and Fugitive.
2002 Mar-AprBruce Wayne murderer?
  • Batman: The 10 Cent Adventure
  • Detective Comics #766-767
  • Batgirl vol.1 #24
  • Nightwing vol. 2 #65-66
  • Batman: Gotham knights #25-26
  • Birds of prey vol.1 #39-40
  • Robin vol.4 #98-99
  • Batman #599
Batman: Bruce Wayne murderer?A No Man's Land Aftermath
2002 May-NovBruce Wayne fugitive
  • Batman #600-607
  • Birds of prey #41, 43
  • Batgirl vol.1 #27, 29, 33
  • Batman: Gotham knights #27-32
  • Nightwing #68-69
  • Detective Comics #768-772
Batman: Bruce Wayne fugitive

A No Man's Land Aftermath

Deash With for Two - Batman #606-607 - End of Ed Brubaker's run

2002 Jun-JulColossusLegends of the Dark Knight #154-155
2002 Aug-OctBlinkLegends of the Dark Knight #156-158Batman: Blink
2002 Oct-DecAtonementDetective Comics #773-775Batman: Bruce Wayne fugitiveEnd of Greg Rucka's run
2002 Oct-DecThe HuntDetective Comics #773-775 A Backup Story - A Josie Mac Adventure
2002 Nov-JanLoyaltiesLegends of the Dark Knight #159-161
2002 Dec - 2003 NovHushBatman #608-619Batman: HushIntroduction of Hush
2003 JanOrphanDetective Comics #776
2003 Jan-MaySporeDetective Comics #776-780 A Backup Story

2003 Feb-Jul

Dead Reckoning

Detective Comics #777-782

2003 Feb-Mar

Auteurism

Legends of the Dark Knight #162-163

2003 Apr-Jul

Don't Blink

Legends of the Dark Knight #164-167Batman: Blink

2003 Jun

Gottismburg

Detective Comics #781 A Backup Story

2003 Jul

The Mourning After

Detective Comics #782 A Backup Story

2003 Aug

More Perfect That Perfect

Detective Comics #783
2003 Aug - 2004 AugDeath and the Maidens
  • Detective Comics #783
  • Batman: Death and the Maidens #1-9
Batman: Death and The MaidensPrologue as a Backup Story in Detective Comics #783
2003 AugUrban Legend

Legends of the Dark Knight #168

  • Batman: Urban Legends
  • Batman: Under The Cowl
2003 Sep-NovMade of Wood

Detective Comics #784-786

2003 SepTrading up

Detective Comics #784

A Backup Story
2003 Sep-NovIrresistible

Legends of the Dark Knight #169-171

Batman: Irresistible
2003 Oct - 2004 JanThe Dogcatcher

Detective Comics #785- 788

A Backup Story
2003 Dec - 2004 MayBroken CityBatman #620-625Batman: Broken CityBatman by Ed Brubaker
2003 Dec

Mimsy Were The Borogoves

Detective Comics #787 Takes place before "Officer Down"
2003 Dec - 2004 AprTestamentLegends of the Dark Knight #172-176
2004 Jan-FebThe Randori StoneDetective Comics #788-789
2004 Feb-JulThe tailorDetective Comics #789-794 A Backup Story
2004 Mar-SepWar Drums (Scarification + The Surrogate + Monsters of Rot + War Drums)
  • Detective Comics #790-796
  • Robin vol.4 #126-128
Batman: War Drums

Guest-stars the new Batgirl in Detective Comics #790

2004 May-JunLost CargoLegends of the Dark Knight #177-178Batman: Urban Legends
2004 Jun-SepAs the crow fliesBatman #626-630Batman: As the Crow Flies
2004 JulFull CircleLegends of the Dark Knight #179
  • Batman: Urban Legends
  • Batman: Bad
2004 Aug-SepPolished StoneDetective Comics #795-796 A Backup Story
2004 Aug-SepThe Secret CityLegends of the Dark Knight #180-181Batman: The Secret City
2004 Oct-DecLowDetective Comics #797-799 A Backup Story
2004 Nov - 2005 MayCatwoman: When in RomeCatwoman: When in Rome #1-6Catwoman: When in RomeTakes place during Dark Victory
2004 OctWar Games: Act 1 - Outbbreak
  • Batman: The 12 Cent Adventure
  • Detective Comics #797
  • Batman #631
  • Legends Of The Dark Knight #182
  • Nightwing vol.2 #96
  • Batman: Gotham Knights #56
  • Robin vol.4 #129
  • Batgirl vol.1 #55
  • Catwoman vol.3 #34
Batman: War Games vol.1Prequel: Detective Comcis "War Drums"
2004 NovWar Games: Act 2 - Tides
  • Detective Comics #798
  • Batman #632
  • Legends Of The Dark Knight #183
  • Nightwing vol.2 #97
  • Batman: Gotham Knights #57
  • Robin vol.4 #130
  • Batgirl vol.1 #56
  • Catwoman vol.3 #35
Batman: War Games vol.2
2004 DecWar Games: Act 3 - Endgame
  • Detective Comics #799
  • Legends Of The Dark Knight #184
  • Nightwing vol.2 #98
  • Batman #633
  • Batgirl vol.1 #57
  • Catwoman vol.3 #36
  • Robin vol.4 #131
  • Batman: Gotham Knights #58
Batman: War Games vol.3
2005 JanWar Games: Epilogue

Detective Comics #800 + Batman #634

Batman: War Games vol.3
2005 JanIn the Dark

Detective Comics #800

A Backup Story
2005 Jan-MayRiddle Me That

Legends of the Dark Knight #185-189

2005 Feb - 2006 FebCity of Crime

Detective Comics #801-808, 811-814

2005 Feb-MayWhen You're Stange

Detective Comics #801-804

A Backup Story

2005 FebThe Man Who Laughs

One Shot

Direct follow-up of Batman: Year One
2005 JunMud

Detective Comics #805

A Backup Story
2005 Jun-JulCold Snap

Legends of the Dark Knight #190-191

  • Batman Arkham: Mister Freeze
  • Batman: The Secret City
2005 Jul-AugRegnum Defende

Detective Comics #806-807

A Backup Story
2005 Aug-DecSnow

Legends of the Dark Knight #192-196

Batman: Snow
2005 Sep-NovThe Beast Beneath

Detective Comics #808-810

A Backup Story
2005 Oct-NovWar Crimes
  • Detective Comics #809-810
  • Batman #643-644
  • Batman Allies: Secret Files & Origins
  • Batman Villains: Secret Files & Origins
Batman: War Crimes
2005 Feb - 2006 May
  • Under the Red Hood
  • A Robin's Tale
  • Franchise
  • All they do is watch us kill
  • The Return of Jason Tod
  • Batman #635-641, 645-650
  • Batman annual #25
Batman: Under the Red HoodStory of Red Hood between Hush and Under the Rad Hood told in Red Hood: The Lost Days
2005 Sep

Breaking the Skin : Into the Jaws of Killer Croc!

Batman #642
2005 Sep - 2008 Aug
  • This should get me KILLED. But it WON'T
  • There's no TIME for GRIEF
  • A sweet young thing like ME can only take so MUCH
  • Welcome HOME, Dick Grayson
  • I love being the goddamn BATMAN
  • And ALWAYS throw in a smile when you're bullshitting your dad
  • Let me take you to SCHOOL, suckers...in CHEMISTRY
  • This is LOVE. In my OWN...SPECIAL...WAY
  • Of COURSE we're criminals. We've always BEEN criminals
  • Episode Ten
All Start Batman & Robin #1-10All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder
2006 Jan-Mar

Blaze of Glory

Legends of the Dark Knight #197-199Batman: Blaze of Glory
2006 Mar-Apr

Victims

Detective Comics #815-816
2006 AprGotham Emergency

Legends of the Dark Knight #200

Batman: Going Sane
2006 May-AugFace the Face
  • Batman #651-654
  • Detective Comics #817-820
Batman: Face the FacePart of DC One Year Later event
2006 May-JunCold Case

Legends of the Dark Knight #201-203

2006 Jun-JulThe Madmen of Gotham

Legends of the Dark Knight #204-206

2006 Aug-DecDarker than Death

Legends of the Dark Knight #207-211

2006 SepThe Beautiful People

Detecitve Comics #821

Batman: Conspiracy
2006 Sep - 2007 Jul
  • Batman & Son
  • The Clown at Midnight
  • Three Ghosts of Batman
  • Batman in Bethlehem
Batman #655-658, #663, #664-665, #666Batman & SonStart of Grant Morrison's run
2006 Sep - 2007 FebDetectiveDetective comics #821-826Batman: DetectiveStart of Paul Dini's run
2007 JanBatman/The SpiritBatman/The Spirit #1Will Eisner's The Spirit, Vol. 1
2007 Jan-MarGrosteskBatman #659-662 Not by Morrison
2007 JanChicks Dig the BatLegends of the Dark Knight #212Batman: Blaze of Glory
2007 FebOtakuLegends of the Dark Knight #213
2007 Mar-Jul
  • Death & the city
  • Trust
Detective comics #827-832, #833-834Batman: Death & the city
2007 MarSupersticious and CowardlyLegends of the Dark Knight #214Deadshot: Bulletproof
2007 Aug - 2008 May
  • Club of Heroes
  • The Black Glove
Batman #667-669, 672-675Batman: The Black Glove
2007 Oct-NovAbsolute terrorDetective comics #835-836 not collected
2007 Dec

Honor Among Thieves

Detective Comics #837 A Countdown tie-in
2007 Dec - 2008 MarThe Return of Ra's Al Ghul
  • Batman #670-671
  • Batman annual #26
  • Robin vol.4 #168-169
  • Robin vol.4 annual #7
  • Nightwing vol.2 #138-139
  • Detective comics #838-840
The Return of Ra's Al GhulDetective Comics #840 is uncollected
2008 Mar-AugPrivate CasebookDetective Comics #840-845Batman: Private Casebook
2008 Jul-DecR.I.P.Batman #676-681Batman: R.I.P
2008 Sep - 2009 JanHeart of HushDetective Comics #846-850Batman: Heart of Hush
2009 Jan-MarLast Rites
  • Batman #682-685
  • Nightwing #151,153
  • Detective Comics #851-852
  • Robin #183
  • Streets of Gotham: Hush Money #1
uncollected

A Final Crisis Tie-in

Baman #685 is part of the Face of Evil event

2009 Mar-NovStreets of Gotham: Hush money
  • Streets of Gotham #1-4
  • Detective comics #852
  • Batman #685
Batman: Streets of Gotham: Hush moneyPart of Batman Reborn event
2009 AprWhatever happened to the cape crusader
  • Batman #686
  • Detective comics #853
  • Secret origins #36
  • Secret origins special #1
  • Batman Black & White #2
Batman: Whatever happened to the cape crusader
2009 May-JulBattle for the Cowl
  • Batman: Battle for the cowl #1-3
  • Gotham gazette: Batman dead?
  • Gotham gazette: Batman alive?
Batman: Battle for the Cowl
2009 May-JulBattle for the Cowl Companion
  • Batman: Battle For The Cowl: Commissioner Gordon
  • Batman: Battle For The Cowl: Man-Bat
  • Batman: Battle For The Cowl: Arkham Asylum
  • Batman: Battle For The Cowl: The Underground
  • Batman: Battle For The Cowl: The Network
Batman: Battle for the cowl companion
2009 Aug - 2010 AugManhunterStreets fo Gotham #1-13

A Backup Story

2009 Aug-DecBatman: Reborn - Long ShadowsBatman #687-691Batman: Long Shadows
  • #687 is an Epilogue for Battle of the Cowl
  • Batman: Reborn continues in Red Robin: The Grail and Batwoman: Elegy
2009 Aug - 2009 OctBatman RebornBatman and Robin #1-3Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn

Continuation of Grant Morrison's run

2009 Nov - 2010 JanRevenge of the Red HoodBatman and Robin #4-6Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn
2009 Aug - 2010 FebElegyDetective Comics #854-860Batwoman: Elegy
2009 Aug - 2010 MayPipelineDetecitve Comics #854-863 A Backup Story
2009 Dec - 2010 Jun
  • Streets of Gotham: Leviathan
  • In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Hardcore Nights
  • The Heroes / Final Cut
Streets of Gotham #5-6, #7, 8-9, #10-11Batman: Streets of Gotham: Leviathan
2009 Dec - 2010 Jul
  • Life After Death
  • Riddle Me This
Batman #692-697, #698-699Batman: Life After Death
2010 Mar-MayCutterDetective Comics #861-863
2010 Mar-AprBlackest KnightBatman and Robin #7-9Batman & Robin: Batman vs. Robin
2010 May-JulBatman Vs. RobinBatman and Robin #10-12Batman & Robin: Batman vs. Robin
  • 2009 Dec - 2010 Feb
  • 2010 Jun-Jul
  • Arkham Reborn
  • Betneath the mask
  • Battle for the cowl: Arkham asylum
  • Arkham reborn #1-3
  • Beneath the mask - Detective comics #864-865
Batman: Arkham reborn
2010 AugTime and the BatmanBatman #700Batman: Time and the BatmanGiant Size issue
2010 AugThe MedallionDetective Comics #866 Giant Size issue
2010 Aug-DecBatman and Robin Must DieBatman and Robin #13-15Batman & Robin: Batman and Robin Must Die!
2010 Sep-OctR.I.P.: The missing chapterBatman #701-702Batman: Time and the BatmanA Final Crisis Tie-in
2010 Sep-DecImpostorsDetective comics #867-870Batman: Impostors
2010 Jun - 2011 May
  • Final Cut
  • Carpenter's Tale
  • Streets of Gotham: House of Hush
Streets of Gotham #11, #12-13, #14+#16-21Batman: Streets of Gotham: House of Hush
2010 Sep-NovTwo-Face, The Long Way DownStreets of Gotham #14-16 A Backup Story
2010 NovThe Great EscapeBatman #703Batman: Time and the BatmanA prelude to Bruce Wayne: A Road Home
2011 Jan

Black Mass

Batman and Robin #16

Batman & Robin: Batman and Robin Must Die!
2011 Jan

Batman: The Return

Batman: The Return

Batman & Robin: Batman and Robin Must Die!
2011 Jan-Sep
  • Eye of the Beholder
  • Pieces
  • Batman #704-707, #710-712
Batman: Eye of the BeholderEnd of Grant Morrison's run, Morrison continues in Batman Incorporated
2011 Jan - Feb 2012Batman, Incorporated
  • Batman, Incorporated #1-8
  • Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes
Batman: Incorporated
2011 Jan-OctThe Black MirrorDetective comics #871-881Batman: The Black MirrorFist Batman by Scott Snyder
2011 Jan-JunGotham shall be judged
  • Azrael vol.2 #14-18
  • Batman #708-709
  • Red Robin #22
  • Gotham city sirens #22
Batman: Gotham shall be judgedNot by Grant Morrison
2011 Jan-MarThe Sum of Her Parts

Batman and Robin #17-19

Batman & Robin: Dark Knight vs. White Knight
2011 Apr-JunDark Knight vs. White Knight

Batman and Robin #20-22

Batman & Robin: Dark Knight vs. White Knight
2011 Jul-SepThe Streets Run Red

Batman and Robin #23-25

Batman & Robin: Dark Knight vs. White Knight
2011 Nov-DecRagmanStreets of Gotham #17-18 A Backup Story
2011 Jul-OctGates of GothamGates of Gotham #1-5Batman: Gates of Gotham
2011 OctIn Storybook EndingsBatman #713uncollectedLast issue before the New52 relaunch
2011 OctEarthly Delights, Scenes from a Work in ProgressBatman and Robin #26uncollectednot by Grant Morrison but David Hine
2011 Jul-OctFlashpointFlashpoint #1-5 Announces New52
2011 Aug-OctThe World of Flashpoint Featuring Batman
  • Batman: Night of vengeance #1-3
  • Deadman and the flying Graysons #1-3
  • Deathstroke and the curse of Ravager #1-3
  • Secret seven #1-3

Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Batman

2011Court of OwlsBatman #1-11
  • Batman: The Court of Owls
  • Batman: City of Owls

or Absolute Batman: The Court of Owls

Start of Scott Snyder's run

2011Night of the Dollmaker

Detective Comics #1-4

Batman: Face the Death
2011

The Snake and the Hawk

Detective Comics #5-7

Batman: Face the Death
2011Russian Roultette

Detective Comics #5

Batman: Face the DeathA Backup Story
2012Night of Owls
  • Batman #8-9
  • Batman Annual #1
  • Detective Comics #9
  • Batman: The Dark Knight #9
  • Batwing #9
  • Batman and Robin #9
  • Red Hood and the Outlaws #9
  • Birds of Prey #9
  • Batgirl #9
  • Nightwing #8-9
  • All-Star Western #9
Batman: Night of OwlsTie-in to Court of Owls
2012Scare TaticsDetective Comics #8-9Batman: Scare Tatics
2012Welcome to the Dark SideDetective Comics #8Batman: Scare TaticsA Backup Story
201250/50 - The Big FallDetective Comics #9-11Batman: Scare TaticsA Backup Story
2012On the Brink / Radioactive / The Killer insiseDetective Comics #10-11Batman: Scare Tatics
2012Demon StarBatman Incorporated #0-6Batman Incorporated: Demon Star
2012Ghost in the MachineBatman #12Batman: City of OwlsCourt of Owls Epilogue
2012The Tell-Tale FaceDetective Comics #12Batman: Scare TaticsA Backup Story
2012Death of the FamilyBatman #13-17Batman: Death of the Family
2012Emperor PenguinDetective Comics #13-21
  • Batman: Emperor Penguin (#13-18)
  • Batman: The Wrath (#19-21)
2012IQ TestDetective Comics #13

Batman: Emperor Penguin

A Backup Story
2012
  • The Buttler Did It
  • All of the Above
  • The Crime Never Comitted
  • Crisis in Identity
  • Letters to Batman
  • A Game to Die For
  • Batman: The Movie
  • Together
  • Slam!
Legends of the Dark Knight #1-5

Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight vol.1

2013Seed & Dirt / Love in BloomDetective Comics #14-15

Batman: Emperor Penguin

A Backup Story
2013The Joker: Death in the Family
  • Batman #17
  • Catwoman #13-14
  • Batgirl #14-16
  • Batman and Robin #15-17
  • Nightwing #15-16
  • Detective Comics #16-17
  • Red Hood and the Outlaws #15-16
  • Teen Titans #15

along with material from

  • Batman #13
  • Batgirl #13
  • Nightwing #14
  • Red Hood and the Outlaws #13-14
  • Suicide Squad #14-15
  • Teen Titans #14 & 16
The Joker: Death in the FamilyDeath of the Family tie-ins
2013The League of Smiles

Detective Comics #17

Batman: Emperor PenguinA Backup Story
2013Requiem
  • Batman Incorporated #8-9
  • Nightwing #18
  • Teen Titans #18
  • Catwoman #18
  • World's Finest #10
  • Detective Comics #18
  • Batman #18
  • Batman and Robin #18
  • Batgirl #18
  • Red Hood and the Outlaws #18
UncollectedEnd of the Batman Incorporated title
2013Gotham's Most WantedBatman Incorporated #7-13Batman Incorporated: Gotham's Most Wanted
2013The 900Detecitve Comics #19Batman: Emperor Penguin
2013Through a Blue lens / Shadows and Ghosts / My Better Half / Marital Abyss / Crown of FearDetectivec Comics #18, 21-23, 26
  • Batman: Emperor Penguin
  • Batman: The Wrath
  • Batman: Gothtopia

2013

  • Gotham Spirit
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Look Inside
  • Haunted Arkham
  • Carved
  • Unatural Selection
  • Dreaming He is A Butterfly
  • Tap Tap
  • Off the Menu
Legends of the Dark Knight #6-10Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight vol.2
2013Nowhere ManBatman #19-20Batman: Graveyard Shift
2013Ghost LightsBatman #19-20Batman: Graveyard Shift
2013Zero Year: Secret CityBatman #21-24Batman: Zero Year - Sercret City
2013The Wrath of BatmanDetective Comics #22-24Batman: The Wrath

2013

  • What Happened Was...
  • Adaption
  • Return of the Batman
  • Unlucky 13
Legends of the Dark Knight #11-13Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight vol.3
2014Zero Year: Dark CityBatman #25-27, 29-33Batman: Zero Year - Dark City
2014Zero Year tie-ins
  • Batman #24-25
  • Detective Comics #25
  • Batgirl #25
  • Batwing #25
  • Batwoman #25
  • Birds of Prey #25
  • Catwoman #25
  • The Flash #25
  • Green Arrow #25
  • Green Lantern Corps #25
  • Nightwing #25
  • Red Hood and The Outlaws #25
  • Action Comics #25
Dc Comics: Zero Year
2014Troubled WatersDetective Comics #25Batman: GothtopiaA Backup Story
2014GothtopiaDetective Comics #27-29Batman: Gothtopia
2014

The Case of the Chemical Syndicate

Detective Comics #27Batman: GothtopiaRetelling of the first Batman story in Action Comics vol.1 #27
2014

The Case of the Chemical Syndicate / Old School / Better Days / Rain / The Sacrifice

Detective Comics #27Batman: GothtopiaRetelling of the Dark Knights origins
2014Gotham EternalBatman #28Batman: Graveyard ShiftBatman Eternal tie-in
2014The Maddening CrowdDetective Comics #28Batman: GothtopiaA Backup Story
2014IcarusDetective Comics #29-34Batman: Icarus
2014The MeekBatman #34Batman: Graveyard Shift
2014EndgameBatman #35-40Batman: Endgame
2014TerminalDetective Comics #35-36

Batman: Anarky

2015AnarkyDetective Comics #37-40

Batman: Anarky

2015SuperheavyBatman #41-50
  • Batman: Superheavy
  • Batman: Bloom
2015ReunionDetective Comics #41-44Batman: Blood of HeroesFollow the events of Endgame
2015

Of Giants and Men / Blood on Blood

Detective Comics #45-46Batman: Blood of Heroes
2016Robin War
  • Robin War
  • Grayson #15
  • Detective Comics #47
  • We Are Robin #7
  • Robin: Son of Batman #7
  • Gotham Academy #13
  • Red Hood/Arsenal #7
  • Teen Titans #15
Robin War
2016The Bronze AgeDetective Comics #48-50Batman: Gordon At War
2016Gordon at WarDetective Comics #51-52Batman: Gordon At War
2016Epilogue
  • Batman #51-52
  • Batman annual #4
  • Batman: Future's End
  • Batman Rebirth
Batman: Epilogue
2016DC Universe RebirthDC Universe Rebirth #1DC Universe RebirthAnnounces Rebirth
2016I am GothamBatman #1-6Batman: I am Gotham
2016Rise of the Batmen

Detective Comics #934-940

Batman: Detective Comics: Rise of the Batmen
2016Night of the Monster Men
  • Batman #7-8
  • Nightwing #5-6
  • Detective Comics #941-942
Batman: Night of the Monster Men
2016I am SuicideBatman #9-13Batman: I am Suicide
2016The Victim SyndicateDetective Comics #943-947Batman: Detective Comics: The Victim Syndicate
2017RooftopsBatman #14-15Batman: I am Suicide
2017Batwoman BeginsDetective Comics #948-949
2017I am BaneBatman #16-20Batman: I am Bane
2017League of ShadowsDetective Comics #950-956Batman: League of Shadows
2017Higher PowersDetective Comics #950 A Backup Story
2017The Big PictureDetective Comics #950 A Backup Story
2017The ButtonBatman #21-22Batman / The Falsh: The Button
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[NEED HELP] What comics to read as of March 2018 ?

Looking for essential reads, here is what you can pick-up without any disapointment:

One shots, mini-series and graphic novels

Strips

  • Complete Calvin and Hobbes (B. Watterson) - Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • The Complete Cul de Sac (R. Thompson) - 2 volumes - Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • The Epic Chronicles: Hagar the Horrible (Dik Brown) - 8 volumes - Titan Book
  • Library of American Comics (LOAC) Essentials - IDW Publishing
    • vol.1 Baron Bean, first years (G. Herriman)
    • vol.2 The Gumps (S. Smith)
    • vol.3 Polly and her pals (C. Sterrett)
    • vol.4 Alley Oop (V.T. Hamlin)
    • vol.5 The Bungle Family (H.J. Tuhill)
    • vol.6 Baron Bean 2 (G. Herriman)
    • vol.7 Tarzan of the Apes (E.R. Burroughs)
    • vol.8 Krazy Kat (G. Herriman)
    • vol.9 Tim Tyler's Luck (L. Young)
    • vol.10 Dan Dunn: Secret Operative (N. Marsh)
  • Flash Gordon (D. Moore / A. Raymond) - 7 volumes - Checker Book Publishing Group
  • Pogo (W. Kelly) - 7 volumes - Fantagraphics
  • The Complete Peanuts (C. Schulz) - 26 volumes - Fantagraphics
  • The Complete Terry and the Pirates (M. Milton) - 6 volumes - IDW Publishing

SciFi

  • Black Science (R. Remender, M. Scalera) - 25 volumes - Image
  • Echo (T. Moore) - 6 volumes - Abstract Studio
  • Fear Agent (R. Remender, T. Moore + L. Loughridge + M. Hawthorne + J. Opeña + K. Dwyer) - 7 volumes - Dark Horse Comics
  • Lazarus (G. Rucka, M. Lark) - 4 or 6 volumes - Image
  • Saga (B.K Vaughan, F. Staples) - 7 volumes - Image
  • Sweet Tooth (J. Lemire) - 3 or 6 volumes - Vertigo
  • Y: The Last Man (B.K Vaughan, P. Guerra + G. Sudzuka) - 10 or 5 volumes - Vertigo

Fantasy / Fairy Tales / Magic / Ghosts / Zombies / Vampires / Legends

  • American Vampire (S. Snyder, R. Albuquerque) - 5 volumes - Vertigo
  • B.P.R.D (M. Mignola + J. Arcudi, G. Davis) - 25 volumes - Dark Horse Comics
  • Courtney Crumin (T. Naifeh) - 7 volumes - Oni Press - NOT ON COMIC VINE
  • East of West (J. Hickman / N. Dragota) - 8 volumes - Image
  • Fables (B. Willingham, M. Buckingham) - 22 or 13 volumes - Vertigo
  • Ghosted (J. Williamson, D. Gianfelice + G. Sudzuka) - 4 volumes - Skybound
  • Harrow County (C. Bunn, T. Crook) - 4 volumes - Dark Horse Comics
  • Hellblazer (J. Delano / various) - 15 volumes - Vertigo
  • Locke & key (J. Hill, G. Rodriguez) - 6 volumes - IDW Publishing - NO GENERAL PAGE ON COMIC VINE
  • Lucifer (M. Carey, C. Weston) - 11 or 5 volumes
  • Mouse Guard (D. Petersen) - Archaia
  • Preacher (G. Ennis, S. Dillon) - 10 or 6 volumes - Vertigo
  • Rachel Rising (T. Moore) - 7 volumes - Abstract Studio
  • Sandman (N. Gaiman, various) - 10 or 5 volumes - Vertigo
  • Scott Pilgrim (B L. O'Malley) - 6 volumes - Oni Press
  • The Sixth Gun (C. Bunn, B. Hurtt) - 9 volumes - Oni Press
  • Walking Dead (R. Kirkman / T. Moore, C. Adlard, S. Gaudiano) - 25 or 13 volumes - Skybound

War / Historical

Comedy / Kids

Crime / Thriller

  • 100 Bullets (B. Azzarello, E. Risso) - 13 or 5 volumes - Vertigo
  • Chew (J. Layman, R. Guillory) - 12 volumes - Image
  • Criminal (E. Brubaker, S. Phillips) - 7 volumes - Icone (Image for vol.7) - SERIE NOT ON COMIC VINE
  • Gotham Central (E. Brubaker, G. Rucka / various) - 5 or 4 volumes - DC Comics
  • The Losers (A. Diggle / Jock) - 5 or 2 volumes - Vertigo
  • Richard Stark's Parker (D. Cooke) - 4 volumes - IDW Publishing
  • Scalped (J. Aaron, R.M. Guéra + D. Furno) - 10 volumes - Vertigo
  • Sin City (F. Miller) - 7 volumes - Dark Horse Comics - CURRENT EDITIONS NOT ON COMIC VINE

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Super-heros: One-shots, Mini-series and Graphic Novels

  • Batman
    • Batman: Year One
    • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
    • Batman: The Long Halloween / Dark Victory
    • Batman: The Killing Joke
    • Arkham Asylum: A Serious Hous on a Serious Earth
  • Captain America
    • Captain America: Man Out of Time
    • Winter Soldier
    • Civil War
  • C.OW.L.
  • Flash
    • Flash of Two Worlds
    • The Flash: Born to Run
    • The Flash: Blood Will Run
  • Flex Mentallo
  • Millarverse
    • Kick-Ass
    • Wanted
  • Planetary
  • Rocketeer
  • Superman
    • All-Star Superman
    • Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    • Man of Steel / Birthright
    • Superman: Secret Identity
  • Watchmen
  • Spider-Man
    • Spider-man: Death of the Stacies
    • Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt
  • Daredevil
    • Daredevil: The Man Without Fear
    • Daredevil: Born Again
  • Lobo: Portrait of a Bastich
  • Justice League:
    • 52
    • Identity Crisis
    • Kingdom Come

Super-heros: Series

Super-heros: Runs

European Comics (aka BD)

Asian Comics (aka Manga)

Anything you think is missing, please tell me what and why in the below thread.

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Joker: What tpb/book to read [updated March 6 2017]

The Joker: A Celebration of 75 Years

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  • Batman #1 - "Batman vs. the Joker"
  • Batman #5 - "The Riddle of the Missing Card!"
  • Detective Comics #64 - "The Joker Walks the Last Mile!"
  • Batman #25 - "Knights of Knavery"
  • Batman #32 - "Rackety-Rax Racket!"
  • Detective Comics #168 - "The Man Behind the Red Hood!"
  • Detective Comics #180 - "The Joker's Millions!"
  • World's Finest #61 - "The Crimes of Batman!"
  • Batman #85 - "Batman -- Clown of Crime!"
  • Batman #163 - "The Joker Jury!"
  • Batman #251 - "The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!"
  • Detective Comics #475 - "The Laughing Fish!"
  • Detective Comics #476 - "Sign of the Joker!"
  • Superman (Volume 2) #9 - "To Laugh and Die in Metropolis"
  • Batman #427 - "A Death in the Family, Chapter Two"
  • Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #66 - "Going Sane, Chapter Two: Swimming Lessons"
  • Detective Comics #726 - "Fool's Errand"
  • Detective Comics #741 - "Endgame, Part Three: ...Sleep in Heavenly Peace..."
  • Detective Comics #826 - "Slayride"
  • Detective Comics (Volume 2) #1 - "Faces of Death"
  • Batman (Volume 2) #15 - "But Here's the Kicker"

Other single stories

  • Batman #1 - "The Joker's Return"
  • Detective Comics #85 - "The Joker's Double"
  • Batman #37 - "The Joker Follows Suit"
  • Batman #73 - "The Joker's Utility Belt!"
  • Detective Comics #341 - " The Joker's Comedy Capers!"
  • Batman #321 - "Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker... !"
  • Batman #353 - "Last Laugh"
  • Detective Comics #570 - "The Last Laugh!"
  • Detective Comics #617 - "A Clash of Symbols"
  • The Batman Adventures Annual #1 - "Laughter After Midnight"
  • Robin #85 - "Fool's Errand"
  • Countdown #31 - "The Origin of the Joker"
  • Batman (Volume 2) #23.1: The Joker - "Time to Monkey Shine"

The Man Who Laughs

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Note: A direct follow-up to Batman: Year One by the great Ed Brubaker

Lovers and Mandmen

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Note: A nice retelling of the Joker's origins

The Killing Joke

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Note: The only Batman story by the legendary Alan Moore. Concidered the true Joker's origins.

Arkham Asylum: Serious House on a Serious Earth

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Note: Grant Morrison's interpretation of the Joker's conditon

A Death in The Family

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Note: The Joker's madness at its worst

The Joker: Devil's Advocate

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Note: Story by Chuck Dixon who brought the huge sagas of Knightfall and No Man's Land

The Joker's Last Laugh

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Superman: Emperor Joker

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Batman and Son

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Note: The first of Grant Morrison's epic run on Batman

Joker

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Mad Love

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Note: In the continuity of Batman The Animated Serie. First ever appearance of Harley Queen in a comic

Joker's Asylum

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Death of the Family (New 52)

Note: Core issues in Batman: Death in the Family, Tie-in in Joker: Death of the Family

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Batman: What tpb/book to read [Updated 26 Feb]

The Golden Age, Silver age, each Elsworlds, Future and all the Others are all Seperated Timelines and have no links to each other. "All the Others" correspond to the modern age and current timeline.

Pictures and Comments on why theses stories should be read will come soon.

The stories are in somewhat reading orders. But Here are a few recommended starting points (meaning that if you need to start, pick only one of these and go on from there, you won't fall in the middle of a storyline or have missed necessary events):

  • Batman: Year One
  • The Long Halloween
  • Sword of Azreal / Vengence of Bane / Knightfall
  • No Man's Land
  • Hush
  • Birth of the Demon / Batman & Son
  • Court of Owls
  • Batman Rebirth

Golden Age

All golden age stories from Detecive Comics, Batman, World's Finiest and many more.

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  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus vol.1
  • Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus vol.2

Silver Age: Showcase presents Batman

Presents great early silver age stories.

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  • Showcase presents Batman vol.1
  • Showcase presents Batman vol.2
  • Showcase presents Batman vol.3
  • Showcase presents Batman vol.4
  • Showcase presents Batman vol.5
  • Showcase presents Batman vol.6

Silver Age: Legends of the Dark Knight

Presents Jim Aparo's long 70's Batman team-up run on The Brave and The Bold.

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  • Legends of the Dark Knight: Jim Aparo vol.1
  • Legends of the Dark Knight: Jim Aparo vol.2

Silver Age: Dark Detective / Strange Apparitions

Two of the greatest late silver age stories.

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  • Batman: Dark Detective
  • Batman: Strange Apparitions

The Future

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The Dark Knight Returns - First story by Frank Miller who previously revolutionized Daredevil for Marvel. Bruce Wayne is old, Batman is retired, but it won't last. A very dark story where Batman will have to fight Superman. Story that inspired Batman vs. Superman.

Elseworld

  • Gotham by Gaslight - First Elseworld story by DC placing Batman in a Steampunk Univers.
  • Batman Vampire (collected) - What if Batman was a Vampire ?
  • The Doom that Came to Gotham - Batman against the Ktulu by the team that brought Hellboy.
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The Begining

  • Batman: Year One - First modern age strory after the 1986 DC reboot written by the talented Frank Miller telling the definitive Batman's origins. Story that inspired Batman Begins.
  • The Man Who Laughs - Follow-up to Year One written in 2005 telling the first Joker-Batman encounter.
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Dark Moon Rising

  • Batman & The Monster Men - First Batman adventures introducing the modern Julie Madison (a Bruce Wayne's love interrest) and retelling the first encounter with the Professor Hugo Strange.
  • Batman & The Mad Monk - Sequel to Batman & The Monstern Man with the return of Julie and Norman Madison where Batman has to deal with a vampiric monk.
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Early Legends of the Dark Knight

  • Shaman - Batman against a strange cult that will bring him up to Alaska.
  • Gothic - The brand new dark knight must face demons of hundreds of years. First Batman story by the talented Grant Morison.
  • Prey - Dr Hugo Strange against Batman inplying the Mayer, The GCPD and Catwoman. Strange is hired to be the Batman specialist to help catch him. But his obscession of the Bat will have the better of him.
  • Venom - Under the hood Batman is only a human. After a failled saving, he will sink in drugs for the better or the worth....
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Gotham's Mob

  • The Long Halloween - How did the youngest district attourney, friend of Bruce Wayne and James Gordon, devoted fighter against Gotham's crime bosses became one of Batman's greatest enemie: Two-Face ?
  • Dark Victory - Sequel to the Long Halloween in which Gotham once controled by organized crime falls under the hands of freaks. First appearance of Robin.
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Robin: The origins

Retelling of Robin's origins (That you can also find in Dark Victory) in a 4 issues mini-serie published as a stand-alone or alongside Batgirl: Year one.

  • Robin: Year One
  • Batgirl / Robin: Year One
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Robin: from Dick Grayson to the Teen Titans

  • Batman Chronicles: the Gauntlet - Dick's "final exam" before allowed the costume of Robin.
  • Teen Titans: Year One - Re-imagining how the Teen Titans got to be.
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Blink: A Mysterious blind man

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Collects the two stories of Blink and Don't Blink.

  • Batman: Blink - A mysterious blind with the ability to mind-read manipulates a serial killer.

Dr. Freeze

  • Batman: Snow - The very sad and well written origin's of Dr. Freeze.
  • Batman: Mr. Freeze - Thrilling vengence of Mr.Freeze by Paul Dini (writter of Batman the Animated Serie)
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Night Cries

A dark story about crimes and child abuse. With very particular art in a unique format. Collected as a stand alone or in the Archie Goodwin Omnibus.

  • Batman: Night Cries
  • Tales of the Batman: Archi Goodwin
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Ra's Al Ghul aka The Demon

  • Tales of the Demon (collected) - Collection of all the Silver Age story involving maybe who is to be the greatest of all Batman's villain: Ra's Al Ghul (aka The Demon)
  • CollecBirth of the Demon (collected) - Collects the entire Demon trilogy, which serves as a prequel to Grant Morrison's critically acclaimed Batman and Son.
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Batman Confidential

Very personnal adventures, retelling or continuing some classic stories, free of continuity, which means more freedom for the writters.

  • Rules of Engagement - Go back to Batman's roots and learn where the Dark Knight got the weapons he uses in his war on crime.
  • Lovers and Madmen - Discover how Batman first crossed paths with the punk who was destined to become his deadliest foe.
  • The Wrath - A mysterious foe that is so much alike the Bat. How is that possible ?
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Batgirl

  • Batgirl: Year One (also printed in Batgirl / Robin: Year one) - Origin story of Batgirl, on how Commisionner Gordon's daughter got to be another of Batman's allies.
  • The Killing Joke - Only Batman Story by Alan Moore, giving his own interpretations of the Joker. The mad Joker will kidnap and torture Comissionner Gordon whose daughter is Barbara (aka Batgirl), while he reminds himself of his early days and how much he hates the Bat and all his allies. This book serves as an origin story for the Joker.
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Nightwing

  • New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
  • Nightwing: Year One
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Arkham Asylum

  • Arkham Asylum: A serious House on a serious Earth
  • Arkham Asylum: Living Hell
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The Cult

  • The Cult
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A sad tragedy - Robin II and III

  • A Death in the Family
  • A Lonely Place of Dying
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The Riddler

  • Run, Riddler Run
  • Dark Knight, Dark City
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Henry Ducard

  • Blind Justice
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Black and White

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  • Batman: Black and White vol.1
  • Batman: Black and White vol.2
  • Batman: Black and White vol.3
  • Batman: Black and White vol.4

Azrael and Bane - Knightfall Prequels

  • Sword of Azrael (also published in Azrael: Fallen Angel)
  • Vengence of Bane (published in Batman versus Bane)
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Knightfall

  • Knightfall vol.1 - KnightFall
  • Knightfall vol.2 - KnightQuest
  • Knightfall vol.3 - KnightsEnd
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Prodigal - Knightfall Aftermath

  • Prodigal
  • Troika (uncollected)
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Anarchy

  • Batman: Anarchy
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Dark Gotham: Epidemic - No Man's Land Prequels I

  • Concagion
  • Legacy
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Dark Gotham: Quake - No Man's Land Prequels II

  • Cataclysm
  • Aftershock (published in Road to No Man's Land)
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Two-Face

  • Batman Faces
  • Batman vs. Two-Face
  • Two-Face: Crime and Punishment
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No Man's Land

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  • No Man's Land vol.1
  • No Man's Land vol.2
  • No Man's Land vol.3
  • No Man's Land vol.4
  • No Man's Land vol.5

New Gotham - No Man's Land Aftermath I

  • New Gotham: Evolution
  • New Gotham: Officer Down
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Bruce Wayne - No Man's Land Aftermath II

  • Bruce Wayne Murderer ?
  • Bruce Wayne Fugitive
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Harley Quinn

  • Mad Love
  • Dc Comics Presents: Harley Quinn
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Catwoman by Ed Brubaker

  • Trail of the Catwoman
  • No Easy Way Down
  • Under Pressure
  • The One You Love
  • Backward Masking
  • Final Jeopardy
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Gotham Central

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  • Gotham Central vol.1
  • Gotham Central vol.2
  • Gotham Central vol.3
  • Gotham Central vol.4

Tower of Babel

  • JSA: Tower of Babel
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Hush

  • Batman: Hush
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Batman by Brian Azzarello

  • Broken City
  • Joker

Batman: War

  • War Drums
  • War Games
  • War Crimes

Red Hood

  • Under the Red Hood

Batman Detective and Heart of Hush

  • Batman Detective
  • Private Casebook
  • Heart of Hush

Batman and Son

  • Batman & Son
  • The Black Glove
  • The Resurection of Ra's Al Ghul

Black Casebook - Prequel for the upcomming Batman run

  • Batman: Black Casebook

Batman RIP

  • Final Crisis
  • Batman: RIP
  • Battle for the Cowl

Batman Reborn

  • Batman: Reborn
  • Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn

Batwoman

  • Batwoman: Elegy

Streets of Gotham

  • Streets of Gotham: Hush Money
  • Streets of Gotham: Leviathan
  • Streets of Gotham: The House of Hush

Dick and Damian

  • Batman & Robin: Batman vs. Robin
  • Batman & Robin: Batman must die
  • Batman & Robin: White Knight vs. Dark Knight
  • Batman: Eye of the Beholder
  • Batman: The Black Mirror

The Return of Bruce Wayne

  • Time and the Batman
  • The Return of Bruce Wayne

Batman Franchise

  • Batman Incorporated vol.1

Gotham

  • Gates of Gotham

Flashpoint

  • Flashpoint
  • The World of Flashpoint Featuring Batman

The Penguin

  • Penguin: Pain and Prejudice

Damian Wayne

  • Batman and Robin: Born to Kill
  • Batman and Robin: Pearl
  • Batman and Robin: Death of The Familly
  • Batman Incorporated: Demon Star
  • Batman Incorporated: Gotham's Most Wanted
  • Batman and Robin: Requiem

The Dark Knight

  • Batman, The Dark Knight: Golden Dawn
  • Batman, The Dark Knight: Knight Terror
  • Batman, The Dark Knight: Cycle of Violence
  • Batman, The Dark Knight: Mad
  • Batman, The Dark Knight: Clay

New 52

  • Court of Owls
  • Night of Owls
  • Death in the Familly
  • Zero Year

Grayson

  • Knigthwing vol.2 - 1-5
  • Grayson - 1-4

Rebirth

  • DC Univers: Rebirth
  • Batman: I am Gotham
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Daredevil: What tpb/book to read

Last update: July 4th 2018

Daredevil's comics origins

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Daredevil by Stan Lee:

  • The Man Without Fear (1964-1966) - Daredevil #1-21
  • Mike Murdock Must Die! (1966-1968) - Daredevil #22-41 + annual #1 + Not Brand Echh #4
  • Brother, Take My Hand (1968-1970) - Daredevil #42-63

Battlin’ Jack Murdock (2007) - Battlin’ Jack Murdock #1-4 - Multiple Flashbacks.

For the devinitive origin, see Frank Miller's Man Without Fear.

Frank Miller and Klaus Jensen's run

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Daredevil by Frank Miller and Klaus Jansen (1979-1983) - 1 oversized omnibus - Daredevil #158-161, 163-191 + What if #28

Note: Miller starts out just doing art. He doesn't start writing until Daredevil #168, which is where it really picks up. This includes the Electra Saga, Child's Play, The Hand, and most of his famous stories.

Some of the run exist in smaller books for those in needs of lighter books:

  • Marked for Death - Daredevil #159-161, 163-164 - The issues where Daredevil really becomes that dark hero
  • Gang War - Daredevil #169-172, 180 - A match between Kingpin, Bullseye and Daredevil
  • Daredevil/Punisher: Child's play - Daredevil #182-184 - First encounter of the Punisher

or

  • Daredevil by Frank Miller and Klaus Jansen vol.1 - Daredevil vol.1 #158-161, 163-172
  • Daredevil by Frank Miller and Klaus Jansen vol.2 - Daredevil vol.1 #173-184
  • Daredevil by Frank Miller and Klaus Jansen vol.3 - Daredevil vol.1 #185-191, 219 + Love and War

Frank Miller's Elektra - optional

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Daredevil/Elektra - Love and War by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz (1986-1987) - Elektra Assassin #1-8 + Love and War.

Elektra lives again by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley (1990) - One Shot

or

Elektra by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz Omnibus - Elektra Assassin #1-8 + Elektra Lives Again + Bizarre Adventures #28 + What If ? #35

but also

The Elektra Saga by Miller and Jansen - Elektra Saga #1-4

Daredevil by Denis O'Neil

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Love's Labor Lost (1985-1986) - Daredevil #215-217, 219-222, 225-226 - Prelude to "Born Again"

The Returns of Frank Miller

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Born Again by Fank Miller and David Mazzucchelli (1986) - Daredevil #226-233 - Miller's come back as writter of the Daredevil Title.

The Man Without Fear by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr (1993) - One shot and Origin Story

Daredevil by Ann Nocenti

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A Touch of Typhoid by Ann Nocenti and John Romita Jr (1988-1989) - Daredevil #253-270 + Punisher #10

Note: Introduces Daredevil vilain Typhoid Mary

Heart of Darkness by Ann Nocenti and John Romita Jr (1989-1990) - Daredevil #271-282, Annual #5-6 + Punisher Annual #3 + Incredible Hulk Annual #16 + Silver Surfer Annual #3

Note: Ann Nocenti's run is Daredevil #236, #238–245, #247–257, #259-291, #500 (1986–1991, 2009)

Daredevil by G. Chichester

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The Fall of the Kingpin (1991-1992) - Daredevil #297-300 - follow-up to Born Again

Fall from Grace (1993-1994) - Daredevil #319-332 + Annual #10

Daredevil by Gregory Wright, Daniel G. Chichester and Various

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Root of Evil (1994-1995) - Fathoms Of Humanity (Daredevil #333-337) + Daredevil #338-344 + Elektra: Root of Evil #1-4

Daredevil by Joe Kelly

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Widow's Kiss (1997-1998) - Daredevil #365-380 + Daredevil/Deadpool Annual ’97

Daredevil by Joe Quesada & (Kevin Smith / David Mack)

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Marvel Knights by Joe Quesada (1998-1999) - Daredevil vol.2 #1-15 + 1/2

or for smaller trades:

  • Marvel Knights Daredevil by Smith & Quesada: Guardian Devil - Daredevil vol.2 #1-8 + 1/2
  • Marvel Knights Daredevil by Mack & Quesada: Part of a Hole - Daredevil vol.2 #9-15

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Daredevil: Father (2004-2006) - Daredevil: Father #1-6

Daredevil by Jeph Loeb

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Yellow (2001-2002) - Daredevil: Yellow #1-6

Note: Retelling of Daredevil's early years by the team (Jeph Loab/Time Sale) who also brought:

  • Batman: Haunted Knight
    • Batman: Halloween
    • Batman: Dark Victory
    • Catwoman: When in Rome
    • Hulk: Grey
    • Spider-Man: Blue

Spider-Man meets Daredevil

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The Greatest Spider-Man and Daredevil Team-Ups:

  • 1964 - The Amazing Spider-Man #16 - “Duel with the Daredevil”
  • 1977 - Marvel Team-Up #56 - “Double Danger at the Daily Bugle”
  • 1978 - Marvel Team-Up #73 - “A Fluttering of Wings Most Foul!”
  • 1979 - The Spectacular Spider-Man #26 - “Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory”
  • 1979 - The Spectacular Spider-Man #27 - “The Blind Leading The Blind”
  • 1979 - The Spectacular Spider-Man #28 - “Ashes To Ashes”
  • 1989 - Daredevil #270 - “Blackheart”
  • 1994 - The Amazing Spider-Man #396 - “Back From The Edge”
  • 1994 - The Spectacular Spider-Man #219 - “Two of a Kind”

Spider-Man/Daredevil (2002) - One Shot

Daredevil / Echo by David Mack

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Daredevil/Echo: Parts of a Hole (1999-2001) - Daredevil vol.2 #9-15

Daredevil/Echo: Vision Quest (2003-2004) - Daredevil vol.2 #51-55

Both titles available in the new Marvel Knights collection:

  • Daredevil by Joe Quesada - see above
  • Daredevil by Bendis - see bellow

Bendis and Maleev's run

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Daredevil by Bendis and Maleev Ultimate collection (2002-2006) - 3 volumes - Daredevil vol.2 #16-19, 26-50, 56-60, 66-81 + What If Karen Page Had Lived? #1

Some of the stories exists in smaller books:

  • Wake Up - Daredevil vol.2 #16-19
  • Underboss - Daredevil vol.2 #26-31
  • Out - Daredevil vol.2 #32-40
  • Lowlife - Daredevil vol.2 #41-45
  • Hardcore - Daredevil vol.2 #46-50
  • The Kink of Hell's Kitchen - Daredevil vol.2 #56-60
  • The Widow - Daredevil vol.2 #61-65 + Daredevil vol.1 #81
  • Golden Age - Daredevil vol.2 #66-70
  • Decalogue - Daredevil vol.2 #71-75
  • The Murdock Papers - Daredevil vol.2 #76-81

or from the new Marvel Knights collection:

  • Marvel Knights Daredevil by Bendis, Jenkins, Gale & Mack: Unusual Suspects - Daredvil: Ninja #1-3 + Daredevil/Spider-man #1-4 + Daredevil vol.2 #20-25, 51-55 + Spider-man/Daredevil #1
  • Marvel Knights Daredevil by Bendis & Maleev: Underboss - Daredevil vol.2 #26-31

Elektra

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Elektra By Greg Rucka Ultimate Collection (2001-2004) - Elektra #1-22

Note: to read around Daredevil vol.2 #30 (Bendis' run)

Elektra: The Hand (2004-2005) - Elektra: The Hand #1-5

Kingpin mini-serie

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Kingpin (2003) - Kingpin #1-7 (uncollected)

Daredevil of the future by Robert Kirkman

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Daredevil 2099 (2004) - One shot

Note: Written by the Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman!

Bullseye: Greatest Hits

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Bullseye: Greatest Hits (2004-2005) - Bullseye: Greatest Hits #1-5

Daredevil and The Punisher

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Daredevil Vs. Punisher: Means and Ends (2005-2006) - #1-6

Daredevil/Punisher: Seventh Circle (2016) - #1-4

Note: To read alongside Charles Soule's run

Daredevil by David Hine

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Daredevil: Redemption (2005) - Daredevil: Redemption #1-5

Daredevil by Ed Brubaker

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Daredevil By Ed Brubaker & Michael Lark Ultimate Collection (2006-2009) - 3 books - Daredevil vol.2 #82-119, 500

or

Daredevil by Ed Brubake Omnibus (2006-2009) - 2 books - Daredevil vol.2 #82-119, 500 + Annual #1 + Blood of the Tarantul

Note: Civil War takes place during this run.

The run is also devided into smaller trades:

  • The Devil Inside and Out vol.1 - Daredevil vol.2 #82-87
  • The Devil Inside and Out vol.2 - Daredevil vol.2 #88-93
  • Hell To Pay vol.1 - Daredevil vol.2 #94-99
  • Hell To Pay vol.2 - Daredevil vol.2 #100-105
  • Cruel and Unusual - Daredevil vol.2 #106-110
  • Lady Bullseye - Daredevil vol.2 #111-115
  • Return of the King - Daredevil vol.2 #116-119, 500

Marvel: Civil War

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Civil War by Mark Millar (2006-2007) - Civil War #1-7

Civil War: Marvel Universe (2007) :

  • Winter Soldier: Winter Kills
  • Civil War: Choosing Sides
  • Civil War: The Return
  • She-Hulk (2005) #8

Daredevil and Captain America

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Daredevil & Captain America: Dead on Arrival (2008) - One Shot

Daredevil vs. Tarantula

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Blood of The Tarantula (2008) - One Shot

Note: also in the Daredevil by Ed Brubake Omnibus.

Daredevil by Alexander Irvine

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Daredevil Noir - Daredevil Noir #1-4

Road to Shadowland by Andy Diggle

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Daredevil: The Devil’s Hand (2009-2010) - Daredevil: Dark Days + Daredevil #501-507

Daredevil meets Luke Cage

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Cage Match (2010) - One Shot

Shadowland: all versus one

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Shadowland (2010-2011) - Shadowland #1-5 + X-Men: Curse of the Mutant Spotlight

Shadowland: Daredevil (2010-2011) - Daredevil #508-512 + Shadowland: After the Fall

Black and White

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Black & White (2010) - One Shot

Daredevil: Reborn

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Daredevil: Reborn (2012) - Reborn #1-4

Note: This story is out of continuity

Daredevil by Mark Waid

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Daredevil by Mark Waid Omnibus vol.1 (2012-2014) - Daredevil vol.3 #1-27, 10.1 + Amazing Spider-Man #677 + Avenging Spider-Man #6 + The Punisher #10

Note: a lot of fans didn't like Waid's run. It has also essentially been retconned out of existence since Secret Wars. This run can be skipped.

Daredevil: Dark Knights

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Daredevil: Dark Knights (2014) - Daredevil: Dark Knights #1-8

Daredevil by Mark Waid again

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Daredevil by Mark Waid Omnibus vol.2 - Daredevil vol.3 #28-36 +Indestructible Hulk #9-10 + Daredevil vol.4 #0.1, #1-18, #1.50, #15.1.

or

  • Daredevil: Devil at Bay - Daredevil vol.4 #1-5, 1.5, 0.1
  • Daredevil: West-Case Scenerio - Daredevil vol.4 #6-10
  • Daredevil: The Daredevil You Know - Daredevil vol.4 #11-15
  • Daredevil: The Autobiography of Matt Murdock - Daredevil vol.4 #15.1, 16-18

Secret Wars

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Secret Wars - Free Comics Book Day 2015: Secret Wars #0 + Secret Wars #1-8

Daredevil Back in Black by Charles Soule (part of All-New All-Different )

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  • Daredevil Back in Black: Chinatown - Daredevil vol.5 #1-5 + All-different point one
  • Daredevil Back in Black: Supersonic - Daredevil vol.5 #6-9 + annual #1
  • Daredevil Back in Black: Dark Art - Daredevil vol.5 #10-14
  • Daredevil Back in Black: Identity - Daredevil vol.5 #15-20
  • Daredevil Back In Black: Supreme - Daredevil vol.5 #21-25

Note: Daredevil takes on an apprentice for the first time in the name of Blindspot.

Daredevil Legacy by Charles Soule (again)

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  • Mayor Fisk - Daredevil #595–600
  • Mayor Murdock - Daredevil #601-605
  • The Death of Daredevil - Daredevil #607-612

Man Without Fear

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Man Without Fear (2019) - Man Without Fear #1-5

Note: Starting March 2019

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Spider-Man: What tpb/book to read [updated 17th April 2018]

After long searching, here are the Spider-man TPB to get if you want to read the major Spider-Man Stories.

The Very Best of Spider-Man

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  1. Amazin Fantasy #15 - first Siper-Man appearance
  2. If this be my destiny... The Final Chapter - Amazing Spider-Man #33
  3. Spider-Man no more - Amazing Spider-Man #50
  4. The Kid Who Collects Spiderman - Amazing Spider-Man #248
  5. Whatever Happened to Crusher Hogan? - Amazing Spider-Man #271
  6. The Sand and the Fury - Amazing Spider-Man #317
  7. Fathers and Sins - Amazing Spider-Man #365
  8. The Osborn Legacy - Spectacular Spider-Man #189

Spider-Man: Wizard Masterpiece Edition

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  1. Nothing Stops the Juggernaut - Amazing Spider-Man #229-230
  2. Hyde in Plain Sight (aka Hyde & Seek) - Amazing Spider-Man #231-232
  3. The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man - Amazing Spider-Man #248
  4. Venom Strikes Back - Amazing Spider-Man #315-317
  5. The Death of Jean DeWolff - Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110

With Great Power comes Great Responsabilities

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Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: Great Power - Amazing Spider-Man #1-17 + Amazing Fantasy #15

Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: Great Responsibility - Amazing Spider-Man #18-38 + Amazing Spider-Man Annual #2

Saga of the Sandman

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  1. The End of Spider-Man! - Amazing Spider-Man #18-19
  2. Where Stalks the Sandman? - Fantastic Four #61
  3. ...Sincerely, the Sandman - The Incredible Hulk #138
  4. Have Yourself a Sandman Little Christmas! - Marvel Team-Up #1
  5. Time Runs Like Sand - Marvel Two-In-One #86
  6. Sand Blasted - Untold Tales of Spider-Man #3

Death of the Stacys

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  1. Spider-Man vs. Dr. Octopus/And Death shall come - Amazing Spider-Man #88-92
  2. The Night Gwen Stacy Died - Amazing Spider-Man #121-122

The Night Gwen Stacy Died is also available in the Spider-Man vs. the Green Goblin tpb.

Origin of the Hobgoblin

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  1. Pretty Poison - The Spectacular Spider-Man #43
  2. A Night on the Prowl/Double Defeat - The Spectacular Spider-Man #47-48
  3. In the Shadow of Evil Past/Now Strikes the Hobgoblin - Amazing Spider-Man #238-239
  4. Ordeals/Sacrefice Play - Amazing Spider-Man #244-245
  5. The Hatred of the Hobgoblin - The Spectacular Spider-Man #85
  6. Secrets/Confessions/Endings - Amazing Spider-Man #249-251

Kraven's Last Hunt

  1. Part 1: The Coffing - Web of Spider-Man #31
  2. Part 2: Crawling - Amazing Spider-Man #293
  3. Part 3: Descent - Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131
  4. Part 4: Resurrection - Web of Spider-Man #32
  5. Part 5: Thunder - Amazing Spider-Man #294
  6. Part 6: Ascending - Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #132

or Marvel Epic Collection (#17) Amazing Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt

  1. Man Of The Year - The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #20
  2. High Tide - Spider-Man versus Wolverin - prequel to The Hobgoblini Revealed
  3. The Hobgoblin Revealed! - The Amazing Spider-Man #289
  4. Mask - Web of Spider-Man #29 - sequel to The Hobgoblini Revealed
  5. The Wedges of Sin - Web of Spider-Man #30 - sequel to The Hobgoblini Revealed
  6. The Big Question - The Amazing Spider-Man #290 - prequel to The Wedding
  7. Dark Journey - The Amazing Spider-Man #291 - prequel to The Wedding
  8. Growing Pains - The Amazing Spider-Man #292 - prequel to The Wedding
  9. The Wedding - The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21
  10. The Honeymoon - The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #7 - Sadly not collected
  11. Part 1: The Coffing - Web of Spider-Man #31
  12. Part 2: Crawling - Amazing Spider-Man #293
  13. Part 3: Descent - Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131
  14. Part 4: Resurrection - Web of Spider-Man #32
  15. Part 5: Thunder - Amazing Spider-Man #294
  16. Part 6: Ascending - Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #132
  17. The Wedding of the Year - Marvel Age #54 - includes interviews, the Shea Stadium and the Newspaper Strip weddings
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Birth of Venom

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  1. Invasion! - Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #8
  2. The New Spider-Man - Amazing Spider-Man #252-259
  3. Chance - Amazing Spider-Man #298-300
  4. Return of Venom - Amazing Spider-Man #315-317
  5. Monster Mash - Fantastic Four #274
  6. Til Death Do Us Part! - Web of Spider-Man #1

Or

  1. The Complete Alian Costume Saga vol.1 - The Amazing Spider-Man #252-258; Marvel Team-Up #141-145, Annual 7; Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #90-95
  2. The Complete Alian Costume Saga vol.2 - The Amazing Spider-Man #259-263; Marvel Team-Up #146-150; Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #96-100; Web of Spider-Man #1

Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin

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  1. The Return of the Green Goblin - Amazing Spider-Man #17
  2. Green Goblin Reborn! - Amazing Spider-Man #96-98
  3. The Night Gwen Stacy Died - Amazing Spider-Man #121-122
  4. Best of Enemies - Spectacular Spider-Man #200

Note: For more Goblin stories you can also read:

  • Goblin's Last Stand - Amazing Spider-Man #105-123
  • Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 17 - Amazing Spider-Man #169-180, Annual #11, Nova #12, Marvel Treasury #14
  • Son of the Goblin - Amazing Spider-Man #136-137, 312, Spectacular Spider-Man #189, 200
  • A New Goblin - Amazing Spider-Man #176-180
  • Revenge of the Green Goblin - Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2 #25; Peter Parker, Spider-Man Vol. 2 #25; Spider-Man: Revenge of the Green Goblin #1-3

Return of The Sinister Six

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  1. Spider-Man: Spirit of the Earth - One shot
  2. Return of the Sinister Six - Amazing Spider-Man #334-350

Blue

  1. Spider-Man: Blue - Spider-Man Blue #1-5
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Civil War

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Road to Civil War - The Amazing Spider-Man #529-531 + Fantastic Four #536-537 + New Avengers: Illuminate

or

Civil War: Amazing Spider-Man - The Amazing Spider-Man #529-532

Civil War by Mark Millar - Civil War #1-7

Brand New Day

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Brand New Day vol.1 - Free Comic Book Day 2007 + Amazing Spider-Man #546-564 + Spider-Man: Swing Shift

Brand New Day vol.2 - Amazing Spider-Man #565-577 + Annual #1 + Secret Invasion: The Amazing Spider-Man #1-3

Brand New Day vol.3 - Amazing Spider-Man #578-591 + Spider-Man: Presidents' Day Special + Spider-Man: Fear Itself + Amazing Spider-Man: Extra #1-3

The Gauntlet and Grim Hunt

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The Gaungtlet acts as a sequel to Kraven's Last Hunt

  1. Prequels
    1. Died in Your Arms Tonight - The Amazing Spider-Man #600-601, annual 36 + Amazing Spider-Familly #7
    2. Red-Headed Stranger - The Amazing Spider-Man #602-605
    3. Return of the Black Cat - The Amazing Spider-Man #606-611 + Web of Spider-Man #1
  2. The Gauntlet
    1. Book 1 - Electro & Sandman - The Amazing Spider-Man #612-616, Dark Reign: The List - Amazing Spider-Man + Web of Spider-Man #2 Electro + Sandman origins
    2. Book 2 - Rhino & Mysterio - The Amazing Spider-Man #617-621 and Web of Spider-Man (vol. 2) #3-4 Rhino and Mysterio origins
    3. Book 3 - Vulture & Morbius - The Amazing Spider-Man #622-625 + Web of Spider-Man #5-6 origins of Vulture and Morbius
    4. Book 4 - Juggernaut - The Amazing Spider-Man #626-629 + #229-230 (the original "Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut)
    5. Book 5 - The Lizard - The Amazing Spider-Man #630-633 + Web of Spider-Man #6
  3. Sequel
    1. Grim Hunt - The Amazing Spider-Man #634-637 + Web of Spider-Man #7 + Grim Hunt Prologue + Spider-Man Origin Of The Hunter
  4. More Sequels
    1. Origin of the Species - The Amazing Spider-Man #642-647
    2. Kraven's First Hunt - The Amazing Spider-Man #663-667

Big Time

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  1. Big Time: Ultimate Collection - Amazing Spider-Man #648-662 + 654.1
  2. Big Time: The Complete Collection vol.2 - Amazing Spider-Man #663-676 + Amazing Spider-Man: Infested + Free Comic Book Day 2011 + Spider-Island: Deadly Foes
  3. Big Time: The Complete Collection vol.3 - Amazing Spider-Man #677-687, 679.1 + Daredevil #8 + Amazing Spider-Man: End of the Earth + Avengin Spider-Man #8
  4. Big Time: The Complete Collection vol.4 - Amazing Spider-Man #688-697 + Avenging Spider-Man #11 + Alpha: Big Time #1-5

or

  1. Big Time - Amazing Spider-Man #648-651
  2. Spider Island - Amazing Spider-Man #659-660, 662-665, 666-673 + Venom (2011) #6-8 + Spider-Island: Deadly Foes + Spider-Island Spotlight
  3. Ends of Earth - Amazing Spider-Man Ends of the Earth #1 + Amazing Spider-Man #682-687 + Avenging Spider-Man #8
  4. Dying Wish - Amazing Spider-Man #698-700 + Amazing Spider-Man #699.1 + Avenging Spider-Man #15.1

Superior Spider-Man

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  1. Superior Spider-Man Vol. 1 - #1-5 + Amazing Spider-Man #698-700
  2. Superior Spider-Man Vol. 2 - #6-16
  3. Superior Spider-Man Vol. 3 - #17-31

Note: Vol.1 includes Dying Wish.

Spider-Verse

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Spider-Verse:

  • Amazing Spider-Man #7-15 +
  • Superior Spider-Man #32-33 +
  • Spider-Verse #1-2 + Spider-Verse Team-Up #1-3 +
  • Scarlet Spiders #1-3 +
  • Spider-Woman #1-4 +
  • Spider-Man 2099 #6-8 +
  • Free Comic Book Day 2014

Ultimate Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man

Ultimate Spider-Man is a reboot/alternative timeline

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Death of Spider-Man - Ultimate Spider-Man #156-160

or

Death of Spider-Man Omnibus - Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates #1-6 + Ultimate Fallout #1-6 + Ultimate Spider-Man #15, 150-160

Back in Black

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Back in Black - Amazing Spider-Man #539-543 + Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #17-23, Annual #1

All-New Ultimate Spider-Man: Miles Morales

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Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man Ultimate Collection Book One - Ultimate Fallout #4 + Ultimate Spider-Man vol.2 #1-12 + Spider-Men #1-5

Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man Ultimate Collection Book Two - Ultimate Spider-Man vol.2 #13-28, 16.1

Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man Ultimate Collection Book Three - Cataclysme: Ultimate Comics Spider-MAn #1-3 + Ultimate Spider-Man vol.2 #200 + Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #1-12

Secret War

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Secret Wars - Free Comics Book Day 2015: Secret Wars #0 + Secret Wars #1-8

Renew Your Vows

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Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows - Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1-5, Secret Wars: Secret Love #1

Note: Part of the Warzones! event wich is a follow-up to the Secret Wars event.

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