Batman Reading Order

Perhaps the most popular DC character, this reading order takes all of the major stories of the Dark Knight and places them in order.

What’s on the Batman Reading Order?

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This timeline contains all of the major comic stories about DC’s popular character, Batman. While this list is not perfectly comprehensive, it includes most of the stories you would ever need to read. It allows you to experience the complete story of Batman. Get through this list, and you’ll be a leading expert on the character. Additionally, this timeline also includes several stories for Bat-family characters, such as Robin or Nightwing. If it’s relevant to the overall story of Batman and his team, you’ll find it here. Some of these stories cross over with mainstream DC events, but those are also important to further Batman’s storyline.

We assembled this list using multiple sources, and you should find most Batman stories here. However, if you see anything that is missing or could add to the list, don’t hesitate to contact us and let us know what we can do to improve the Batman reading order. Additionally, if you enjoyed this timeline, don’t forget to visit some of our others, such as the general DC Events and Recommended Reading page. Thank you again for visiting the site and be sure to click around! In the mean time, enjoy this Batman reading order.

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ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

2074

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Kurt Busiek

2020-02-18

2095

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James A. Robinson

2019-04-09

2094

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tom King

2019-03-26

2096

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Christopher Priest

2019-03-19

2090

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tom King

2018-12-24

2092

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Bryan Edward Hill

2018-12-11

2105

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James A. Robinson

2018-12-11

2106

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Liam Sharp

2018-11-20

2075

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Enrico Marini

2018-11-06

2076

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Sean Murphy

2018-10-09

2068

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Chuck Dixon

2018-09-25

2060

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tim Seeley

2018-09-11

2061

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tom King

2018-09-11

2062

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James T Tynion IV

2018-09-11

2004

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Scott Snyder
Tony Patrick

2018-08-28

2046

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Rob Williams

2018-08-07

2030

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tom King

2018-07-31

1996

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Julie Benson
Shawna Benson

2018-07-24

1730

Elseworld

Graphic Novel

Howard Chaykin

2018-07-10

2007

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Benjamin Percy
James T Tynion IV
Jeff Lemire
Joshua Williamson
Rob Williams
Robert Venditti
Scott Snyder
Tim Seeley

2018-07-03

2008

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Dan Abnett
Frank Tieri
James T Tynion IV
Joshua Williamson
Peter J. Tomasi
Sam Humphries

2018-06-26

2031

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James T Tynion IV

2018-06-26

2006

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Jonathan Glapion
Scott Snyder

2018-06-12

2005

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James T Tynion IV
Scott Snyder
Tim Seeley

2018-05-22

2000

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tom King

2018-05-01

2013

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James T Tynion IV

2018-04-10

1999

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Rafael Albuquerque
Rafael Scavone
Scott Snyder

2018-03-20

1974

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Dan Abnett

2018-02-20

1994

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Michael McMillian
Tim Seeley

2018-01-23

1998

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Dennis O’Neil
Scott Snyder
Steve Orlando

2017-11-28

1958

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Benjamin Percy
Christopher Priest
Dan Abnett

2017-11-14

1964

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Scott Lobdell

2017-10-10

1960

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tim Seeley

2017-09-26

1810

Dark Knight Universe

Graphic Novel

Frank Miller

2017-09-19

1957

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Tom King

2017-09-05

1835

DC You

Graphic Novel

Brian Buccellato
Francis Manapul

2017-06-20

1907

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Rob Williams
Simon Spurrier

2017-06-13

1900

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Bryan Hitch

2017-05-02

1895

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Scott Snyder

2017-04-25

1865

DC You

Graphic Novel

Peter J. Tomasi
Tom Taylor

2017-04-11

1896

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

James T Tynion IV

2017-02-07

1785

Elseworld

Graphic Novel

Bob Haney

2017-01-31

1886

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Joshua Williamson

2017-01-24

1894

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Scott Snyder
Tom King

2017-01-17

1836

DC You

Graphic Novel

James Tynion IV
Scott Snyder

2016-12-20

1864

DC You

Graphic Novel

Geoff Johns

2016-09-27

1674

New 52 Vol. 6 – Futures End

Graphic Novel

Greg Capullo
Scott Snyder

2016-09-13

1680

New 52 Vol. 6 – Futures End

Graphic Novel

Patrick Gleason

2016-09-13

1662

New 52 Vol. 6 – Futures End

Graphic Novel

Greg Pak
Jeff Lemire

2016-08-16

1667

New 52 Vol. 6 – Futures End

Graphic Novel

Brian Buccellato
Francis Manapul

2016-08-02

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