Your top 5 DC graphic novels...

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  1. MessiahDecoy123 Psychological Anarchist

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    1) Kingdom Come
    2) Red Son
    3) Batman: Year One

    That's it for me since I haven't read that many.
     
  2. Rocanrol Psiconautiq

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    1- Kingdom Come
    2- TDKR
    3- Year One
    4- Joker
     
  3. jonathancrane I love Marvel, DC & EC!

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    5. Year One
    4. Batman: Earth One
    3. Batman: Death by Design
    2. Batman: Noel

    ...and I cannot think of a favorite, right now. I'll edit this later, when I have more time to determine the one I enjoy the most.
     
  4. Rocanrol Psiconautiq

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    Oh, forgot about Batman Noel.
     
  5. flickchick85 Admin of Might

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    Assuming we're including TPB's in this...

    1. All-Star Superman
    2. Watchmen
    3. Superman: Red Son
    4. Kingdom Come
    5. Superman: Birthright
     
  6. redhawk23 Wrestlin'

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    The Killing Joke
    Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth
    Watchmen
    It took me a while to warm up to it for some reason but I really like Batman Noel
     
  7. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    For Tomorrow
    Hush
    Red Son
    Identity Crisis
    Green Lantern Rebirth

    Bonus Aquaman the thirst.
     
  8. MMMMM...Pancakes Cena Wins LOL

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    Not sure about the order...

    Green Lantern: Sinestro Corps War
    All-Star Superman
    Batman: Dark Victory
    Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina
    DC: The New Frontier

    Special mentions - Batman: Year One, Green Lantern: Rebirth, Infinite Crisis, 52, Superman: Up, Up and Away, JLA: Rock of Ages, Batman: Birth of the Demon, The Killing Joke

    I'll make a confession too: I still haven't finished Watchmen and The Dark Knight Returns
     
  9. Blitzkrieg Bop Fight Owens Fight

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    I'm just gonna say I thought Sinestro Corps War was awesome.
     
  10. Scourge2099 Nihilistic Zombie Ninja

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    1.) Kingdom Come
    2.) Arkham Asylum : A Serious House on Serious Earth
    3.) Hush
    4.) Justice League : The Nail
    5.) Lex Luthor : The Unauthorized Biography
     
  11. YoungE808 Registered

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    1) Kingdom Come
    2) Superman: Red Son
    3) Batman: Dark Victory
    4) Superman For All Seasons
    5) Identity Crisis
     
  12. Cain Gentlebane

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    Forgetting Watchmen & Sandman for a moment and just sticking with the mainstream DCU these are mine in no particular order

    New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
    The Flash: Blitz
    Batman: Strange Apparitions
    Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    JLA: Rock of Ages
     
  13. Donnie Darko Forgotten Pre-New 52 Hero

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    Sandman

    The entire run, starting from the beginning. It's available in several different trade forms.
     
  14. IamtheBatman Registered

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    I always thought about getting Kingdom Come how do you rate it.
     
  15. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    One of the Greatest Graphic Novels of all damn time.
     
  16. IamtheBatman Registered

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    1.Kingdom Come (Always wanted it need to get it I know)
    2.Superman: Birthright
    3.Batman: Year one
    4.Batman: Hush
    5.Superman: Origins
     
  17. Max J Power Trash Boat

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    None of these are "graphic novels" in the strictest sense, but I'll go with DCU stories that are collected all in one volume.

    1. All-Star Superman
    2. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    3. Kingdom Come
    4. Batman: Year One
    5. Batman: The Long Halloween

    Honorable Mentions: Batman: The Killing Joke, Superman: Secret Identity, Superman For All Seasons, Batman: Ego, The New Frontier (it's 2 books if you don't count the absolute edition)
     
  18. Motown Marvel Crimson and Clover

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    Um I'm pretty sure you just saw him rate it number 1.
     
  19. IamtheBatman Registered

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    Batman: Gotham by Gaslight would be in my top 10.
     
  20. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    I know it's your opinion but why have two Superman origins kn this list?
     
  21. Czar Colossus Registered

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    -Kingdom Come
    -New Frontier
    -Justice
    -Dark Knight Returns
    -Watchmen
     
  22. KevanG Pragmatic Villain

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    I've always loved Elseworlds and what ifs, so I'll kick most of those out :p

    1) Whatever happened to the Caped Crusader? (I know it was originally two issues in the series but it was collected in a tpb so I'm counting it)
    2) Kingdom Come
    3) Killing Joke
    4) Justice Vol. 1, the other two volumes are alright but I absolutely fell in love with the villains all teaming up and kidnapping, banishing or just destroying the heroes in a single co-ordinated attack so none can call for help and it's just masterfully done. The other two volumes are meh compared to it.

    Can't really think of a fifth I'd rank with those on my all time favorites list.
     
  23. Happenstance Registered

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    In no particular order:

    Superman: Secret Identity
    New Frontier
    Kingdom Come
    Superman Batman: Public Enemies
    Batgirl: The Lesson
     
  24. Scourge2099 Nihilistic Zombie Ninja

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    I'd rate it as being the greatest comic produced in the modern day honestly. I re-read it at least once a month.
     
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    Yes truly epic......it really conveys the importance of Superman among superheroes and mankind. Waid and Ross hit it waaay out of the park. I cannot imagine it being topped. I reread it and listen to the audio quite often. Current DC is leaving me wanting. :csad:
     

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