n00b here, where to start?

Discussion in 'Batman World' started by DoomRulz, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. DoomRulz A guy that comes and goes

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    How's it going guys? I grew up with Batman TAS and the movies, but I really would like to read the comics regularly now that TDKR is out and my love for Batman is there.

    Thing is, I don't know where to start. Any ideas on a good point of origin at this time?
     
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    Long Halloween and Dark Victory are awesome pieces to read.
     
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    All-Star Batman

    JK. JK.:oldrazz:

    But really, you thinking of starting the monthly issues, or starting with trades first? The New 52 is pretty easy to get into with minimal backstory research

    If just some basic milestones to read:

    Year One
    Long Halloween & Dark Victory
    A Death in the Family
    A Lonely Place of Dying
    Knightfall saga
    Batman & Son
     
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  6. Uroboric Forms Your Move, Creep

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    The Dark Knight Returns, Year One, Earth One, Long Halloween/Dark Victory, Knightfall (the first two parts of Knightfall are all you need really), Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, Killing Joke, Gotham Noir.
     
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    The first thing you should read is strange apparitions, that will make you appreciate the mentioned classics even more.
     
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    Well do they? I'm not a DC follower so please correct me if I'm wrong. But I'm under the impression that their flagship titles have been running straight since Day 1.

    Thanks!
     
  10. titansupes Registered

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    ^It's the opposite. Marvel have been consistent throughout there history, DC have had many, many reboots of varying degrees.
     
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    All-Star Batman because he's the goddamn Batman and also try reading All-Star Superman because it's a goodie.
     
  13. BH/HHH You Are My World

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    If your just starting out I'd start with:

    Batman: Year One
    The Killing Joke
    Batman: Haunted Knight
    Batman: The Long Halloween
    Batman: Dark Victory
    A Death in the Family
    The Dark Knight Returns
     
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  15. CConn Fountainhead of culture.

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    And DC just went through their most major reboot yet, with pretty much Batman's entire history being wiped away or altered greatly.

    That said, it's a great time to jump onto the monthly books for that very reason. :o
     

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