Scott Snyder’s best-selling iconic Batman run gets collected in an omnibus format for the first time!
Scott Snyder and Gregg Capullo’s Batman stories – from Court of Owls to Zero Year – are presented together in this hard cover omnibus collection. Batman discovers a vast conspiracy with roots deep in the past of Gotham city. From the Court of Owls to the Joker, this collection covers a range of foes both old and new as readers follow Batman’s adventures from the pen of Scott Snyder.
Collects Batman #1-33
Scott Snyder - The Batman Who Laughs
Left rattled by the events of Dark Knights: Metal, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the ultimate evil spawned from the Dark Multiverse. One part Batman one part Joker. The Batman Who Laughs. "A Batman who laughs is a Batman who always wins." The mastermind behind Dark Nights: Metal, Scott Snyder, gives you a look inside the most terrifying version of Batman ever! He and superstar artist Jock (Batman: The Black Mirror) kick off a chain of events that makes Dark Nights: Metal seem like child's play. The Batman Who Laughs not only survived his fight with The Joker at the end of Dark Nights: Metal, but is now enacting a sinister plan across the Multiverse - something both terrifying and oddly familiar. When Bruce Wayne realizes the only way to stop this madman is to kill him, he must consider violating the very rule Batman can't ever break... the rule that created this insatiable villain - the Batman Who Laughs! As Bruce begins to deduce that his current life is somehow wrong and that all the mistakes he's made are somehow connected, the Batman Who Laughs unleashes a brand-new evil. Enter one of the most punishing Batmen of the Dark Multiverse: the Grim Knight! Collects The Batman Who Laughs #1-7 and The Grim Knight #1.
Tom King - Tim Seeley - James Tynion IV - Steve Orlando - Batman: Night of the Monster Men
The first Batman crossover of DC Rebirth is here in BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN! It’s the storm of the century, and it’s headed straight for Gotham City. The guardians of this sprawling urban center-Nightwing, Batwoman and the Batman himself-think they’ve prepared for the worst. They have no idea. Thanks to the machinations of the macabre scientist Dr. Hugo Strange, the storm has unleashed a rain of monsters upon the city. Colossal creatures are stomping through the streets, terrorizing the citizens and challenging the skills of even Gotham’s greatest heroes. Can the Dark Knight and his allies stem the tide of destruction? Or will the Night of the Monster Men mark the fall of the Bat? Find out in BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN, the first crossover of the DC Rebirth era from the creative team of Steve Orlando (MIDNIGHTER), Tom King (BATMAN), Tim Seeley (BATMAN ETERNAL), James Tynion IV (DETECTIVE COMICS), Riley Rossmo (CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER), Roge Antonio (BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY) and Andy MacDonald (THE NEW 52: FUTURES END). This epic of horror and heroism collects BATMAN 7-8, NIGHTWING 5-6 and DETECTIVE COMICS 941-942.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) 2. - The City of Owls
For over a century, the Court of Owls has ruled Gotham City in secret - their reach inescapable, their power unstoppable. Until they battled the Batman. Gothams's vigilante protector managed to escape the claws of the Court whit his mind and body barely intact. The Dark Knight managed to win the battle with his deadly new aggressors, but certainly not the war. Batman was just the first part of the Court's conquest. Now they have their sights set on something much bigger: Gotham City. These villains will threaten all Batman holds dear: His secret identity. His home. His headquarters. His beliefs about his friends and enemies. With the Court's deadly foot soldiers, the Talons, out to destroy him, the Dark Knight and his allies must wage an all-out war for survival against the most dangerous predators he has ever encountered.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) 7. - Endgame
For years, the Joker has regarded Batman with a sick, twisted love, thinking that one could never exist without the other. But that's all changed. Now the Clown Prince of Crime is done playing. He's going to kill Batman. And he's going to do it using those who Batman loves the most: the Justice League The Joker returns to Gotham City with a deadlier agenda than ever before, using every tool at his disposal to finally kill the Dark Knight. That includes turning Batman's allies against him in the bloodiest brawl that he's ever had to survive. BATMAN VOL. 7: ENDGAME is the biggest, boldest story that the #1 New York Times best-selling creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo have told to date. With an ending you won't believe, this graphic novel is a classic in the making. Collects BATMAN #35-40.
Joss Whedon - Scott Allie - Brad Meltzer - Jane Espenson - Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Library Edition 4.
Season 8’s Big Bad is revealed in Buffy and Twilight’s second major encounter. Buffy realizes she is in a fight to save all of humanity. The Slayer reunites with Angel and Spike, searching for the one thing that can save the world, while the Slayer army crumbles and one in their ranks is lost. Collects Season 8 #31–#40 and the Riley one-shot in one value package.
Scott Snyder - James Tynion IV - Batman (vol. 2) 10. - Epilogue
NEW YORK TIMES best-selling series! THE LAST CHAPTERS… As acclaimed writer Scott Snyder draws the final curtain on his game-changing Batman series, the newly returned Dark Knight battles familiar foes and new enemies. These exquisite stand-alone stories take the Dark Knight into an alternate dystopian future as well as deep into his own past, questioning who he is, how he came to be and what his legacy must be… Authors Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and James Tynion IV (BATMAN ETERNAL) are joined by artists Greg Capullo (Spawn), Roge Antonio (BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL), ACO (MIDNIGHTER) and Riley Rossmo (CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER) in BATMAN VOLUME 10: EPILOGUE. This final volume collects BATMAN 51-52, BATMAN: FUTURES END 1, BATMAN ANNUAL 4 and a special preview of BATMAN: REBIRTH 1.
Todd McFarlane - Grant Morrison - Tom Orzechowski - Andrew Grossberg - Spawn Origins 2.
In 1992, legendary writer and artist Todd McFarlane unleashed his iconic antihero, Spawn, on the world. In so doing, he launched the most successful independent comic book in history - and the world would never be the same. Spawn is a hero unlike any other. A government agent, Al Simmons was killed by his own men. Resurrected from the depths of hell, he returns to Earth as the warrior Spawn, guarding the forgotten alleys of New York City. As he seeks answers about his past, Spawn grapples with the dark forces that returned him to Earth, battling enemies and discovering unlikely allies. As he learns to harness his extraordinary new powers, he begins to grasp the full extent of what brought him back - and what he left behind. _Spawn Origins, Book 2_ features the stories and artwork that helped cement the Spawn legacy. Relive the excitement of this groundbreaking series - collected with exclusive bonus content, including cover galleries and behind-the-scenes art.
Mike Mignola - Hellboy Omnibus 2. - Strange Places
Hellboy's complete story is presented for the first time in chronological order for the ultimate reading experience. This 416-page volume covers Hellboy's adventures from 1998 to 2005, reprinting Conqueror Worm, Strange Places, Into the Silent Sea, and "The Right Hand of Doom, "Box Full of Evil," and "Being Human" from The Right Hand of Doom and B.P.R.D. Being Human. Hellboy loses faith in the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense when they strap a bomb to one of his fellow not-quite-human agents. He gets answers about his destiny, like it or not, in over 300 pages of comics mostly drawn by Mignola, featuring award-winning guests Gary Gianni and Richard Corben. The four volume Hellboy Omnibus series along with the two volumes of The Complete Short Stories collect all of Mignola's award-winning Hellboy stories in chronological order for a definitive reading experience.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) 3. - Death of the Family
After having his face sliced off one year ago, the Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City! But even for man who's committed a lifetime of murder, he's more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he's closest to? It all leads back to Arkham Asylum... This new hardcover collects the critically acclaimed tale DEATH OF THE FAMILY from the superstar #1 New York Times best-selling team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. BATMAN VOLUME 3 will have repercussions that will affect the Batman universe for years to come! Collects BATMAN #13-17
Scott Snyder - Stephen King - American Vampire Omnibus 1.
Chronicling the history of a new breed of vampire, American Vampire by the legendary Scott Snyder and Stephen King is a fresh look at an old monster - a generational epic showcasing the bloodlust that lay hidden beneath America's most distinctive eras. Cunning, ruthless, and rattlesnake mean, Skinner Sweet is a thoroughly corrupt gunslinger. When European vampires come to the American Old West, they turn Skinner into a true monster: the very first American vampire. Skinner becomes something entirely new--a stronger breed of vampire immune to sunlight, who hates every last one of his aristocratic European ancestors. Follow this dark symbol of the New World's bloody path as he moves through American history's most distinctive eras - from the Wild West in the 1880s to the glamorous classic Hollywood of the 1920s to mobster-run Las Vegas in the 1930s, and beyond. But as Skinner's war with his predecessors inspires a mysterious society to rise and fight them both, his most upsetting decision might involve the first person he chooses to join his vampiric ranks: a struggling young movie star named Pearl Jones. American Vampire Omnibus Vol. 1 collects the beginning of the celebrated series by Scott Snyder (Batman, Dark Nights: Metal) with art by Rafael Albuquerque (Detective Comics,Batwoman). This volume also includes two miniseries featuring art by Sean Murphy (The Wake) and Dustin Nguyen (Batman Beyond), plus Skinner Sweet's origin story by iconic horror legend Stephen King (It, The Shining). Collects American Vampire 1-27, American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest 1-6, and American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares 1-5.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) 9. - Bloom
Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo conclude their NEW YORK TIMES best-selling, critically acclaimed saga. BATMAN RETURNS? Bruce Wayne has a nearly perfect life. He's in love with an amazing woman and works by her side every day at one of Gotham's youth centers, helping the children of the city he loves. His memory has been patchy ever since he nearly died in the last Joker attack, but even so, he's confident that this is the happiest he's ever been. And yet...he sometimes feels himself being tugged back to another life. In the negative space of his missing past is a half-remembered history, filled with violence and darkness, but also greatness. The Batman is calling Bruce back. But if he returns to his past, what will become of the perfect, happy life he has built? Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's character-defining run on the Dark Knight demonstrates why Batman truly is forever. Collects BATMAN 46-50, as well as a short story from DETECTIVE COMICS 27.
James O'Barr - John Wagner - The Crow - Dead Time
An epic tale of love and revenge from beyond the grave, J.O'Barr's The Crow has been the basis for the two blockbuster films.O'Barr returned to the world of the Crow for the first time since the original graphic novel when he created Dead Time with writer John Wagner and artist Alexander Maleev.
Mike Mignola - Hellboy Omnibus 1. - Seed of Destruction
The Hellboy saga begins--with over 300 pages drawn by Mignola! For the first time, Hellboy's complete story is presented in chronological order for the ultimate reading experience. The story jumps from Hellboy's mysterious World War II origin to his 1994 confrontation with the man who summoned him to earth, and the earliest signs of the plague of frogs. Avoiding his supposed fate as the herald of the end of the world, Hellboy continues with the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, fighting alongside Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, and drafting Roger Homunculus into his own ill-fated service with the B.P.R.D. The four volume Hellboy Omnibus series along with the two volumes of The Complete Short Stories collect all of Mignola's award-winning Hellboy stories in chronological order for a definitive reading experience. This 368-page volume covers Hellboy's adventures from 1994 to 1997, reprinting Seed of Destruction, Wake the Devil, and "Wolves of St August," "The Chained Coffin," and "Almost Colossus," from The Chained Coffin and The Right Hand of Doom.
Todd McFarlane - Spawn Origins 1.
This oversized, hardbound volume reprints the first 12 previously released, sold-out issues of Spawn -- each and every issue in its entirety. That includes -- for the first time ever -- issue 10 written by Dave Sim, with a special foreword to issue 10 by Dave Sim himself. Also collected in this volume is the seldom reprinted issue 9, penned by Neil Gaiman. Other exclusive bonus content includes a black/white and color cover gallery, behind-the-scenes art including all the bonus material from the 6-issue TPB volumes and a special wraparound cover painted by master Spawn artist, Greg Capullo. Join Spawn where it all began. Featuring the stories and artwork that laid the groundwork for the most successful independent comic book ever published, Spawn Origins, Book 1 includes the introduction not only of Spawn, but also a number of other memorable and menacing characters that helped create the Spawn legacy. Collects issues #1-12.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) 8. - Superheavy
After his deadliest battle to date, Batman is bruised, battered and scarred. And forever changed. Now, a figure in an 8-foot mechanized suit of armor roams the streets of Gotham City. More powerful than ever before, Batman’s pursuit of justice has never been more swift or efficient. But who is the new Dark Knight? And why is he...or she here? Plus, learn the secret origin of the strange new villain known as Mr. Bloom! Collects BATMAN 41-46 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE 1.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) - The Court of Owls Saga
Hidden for years, a secret organization known as the Court of Owls suddenly surfaces in Gotham City. But why? As Batman begins to unravel the deadly mystery, he discovers a conspiracy going back to his youth and beyond to the origins of the city he's sworn to protect. Could the Court of Owls, once thought to be nothing more than an urban myth, be behind the never-ending crime and corruption in Gotham? Or is Bruce Wayne losing his grip on sanity and falling prey to the pressures of being Batman? From writer Scott Snyder (_Dark Nights: Metal_) and artist Greg Capullo comes a brooding tale of shadow societies and long-forgotten family secrets. Collects Batman #1-11 along with a generous amount of bonus material, including a brand new cover illustrated by Greg Capullo! The DC Essential Edition series highlights the best standalone stories the medium has to offer, featuring comics' greatest characters. _Batman: The Court of Owls Saga_ is a seminal, groundbreaking tale for Batman that transcends the printed page. For new readers and longtime fans, this is a definitive entry point to the DC Universe's vast library. Start with the Essentials.
Joss Whedon - Jeph Loeb - Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Library Edition 2.
The Slayer legion is organized and encountering mega-obstacles, while Twilight’s threatening reach continues to expand. Buffy and her Slayers travel to Tokyo to face a new kind of vampire with powers they’ve only witnessed in Dracula . . . Then, Willow and Buffy head to New York to investigate the secrets behind Buffy’s scythe; ever full of the unexpected, Buffy is transported to a dystopian future where her first chance meeting is with Fray, future Slayer!
Brian Azzarello - Batman: Damned
The Joker has been murdered. His killer is a mystery. Batman is the World's Greatest Detective. But what happens when the person he is searching for is the man staring back at him in the mirror? With no memory of the events of the previous night, Batman is going to need some help. So who better to set him straight than John Constantine? The problem with that is as much as John loves a good mystery, he loves messing with people's heads even more. So with John's "help", the pair will delve into the sordid underbelly of Gotham as they race toward the mind-blowing truth of who murdered The Joker. Batman: Damned is a supernatural horror story told by two of comics' greatest modern creators, Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo - a visceral thrill-ride that proudly puts the "black" in DC Black Label. The DC Black Label imprint features classic DC characters in compelling, standalone stories written and illustrated by world-class authors and artists.
Grant Morrison - Batman and Robin (Vol. 1) - Batman Reborn
"Batman Reborn" begins here with the reunited team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (ALL-STAR SUPERMAN, WE3,New X-Men). The new Dynamic Duo hit the streets with a bang in their new flying Batmobile as they face off against an assemblage of villains called the Circus of Strange. They also tackle their first mission investigating a child who's been abducted by the mysterious Domino Killer. But will everything go smoothly? And who exactly are the new Batman and Robin? The newest era of The Dark Knight begins here!
Sam Humphries - Nightwing (vol. 4) 6. - The Untouchable
The killer whom Nightwing could never catch is back in Blüdhaven! A bold new creative team sends Nightwing on a mission to stop the first killer he ever let escape... as the body count climbs and the murders on his conscience push Dick Grayson to the brink! Back when he was first fighting crime by Batman’s side as Robin, Dick Grayson let a crime boss called the Judge slip through his fingers. Ever since, he’s been haunted by the trail of bodies left in the Judge’s wake... murders committed by seemingly ordinary people who were offered their fondest desires by the Judge. Now, just as Dick is starting anew in Blüdhaven, both as Nightwing and as the owner of a new business, the Judge has returned-and so have the murders. Can Nightwing solve the mystery of who the Judge really is and why he’s turning Blüdhaven into a city of killers? Or will the citizens take the deal when they’re offered their deepest wishes... in exchange for the death of Nightwing? Writer Sam Humphries (Green Lanterns) and Bernard Chang (Batman Beyond) plunge Nightwing into a centuries-spanning mystery... and a fight for his life! Collects Nightwing 35-43.