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Catwoman: When in Rome Collected

By: Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale

The Eisner Award-winning team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale returns to further the exciting adventures they began in BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN and followed in BATMAN: DARK VICTORY! Collecting the 6-part series that guest-starred Batman and a host of Gotham's most colorful and dangerous villains, WHEN IN ROME chronicles Catwoman's mysterious trip to It...

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8.0

Batman: Dark Victory Collected

By: Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale

Collecting BATMAN: DARK VICTORY #0-13, this epic continues the story of THE LONG HALLOWEEN. It is early in Batman's crimefighting career, when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham's protectors.

Once a town controlled by organized crime, Gotham City suddenly finds itself be...

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8.5

Batman: The Long Halloween Collected

By: Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale

Taking place during Batman's early days of crime-fighting, this new edition of the classic mystery tells the story of a mysterious killer who murders his prey only on holidays. Working with District Attorney Harvey Dent and Lieutenant James Gordon, Batman races against the clock as he tries to discover who Holiday is before he claims his next victi...

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5.0

Batman: Shadow of the Bat Annual #3

By: Alan Grant, Brian Apthorp
Released: Aug 23, 1995

It's the Dark Knight's first encounter with the deadly and deranged botanical genius Poison Ivy.

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7.5

Batman: The Man Who Laughs #1

By: Ed Brubaker, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 9, 2005

Superstar writer Ed Brubaker (CATWOMAN, GOTHAM CENTRAL) teams with artist Doug Mahnke (FINAL CRISIS, GREEN LANTERN) to tell the tale of Batman's first battle against his greatest enemy: the Joker!

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6.0

Batman and the Mad Monk Collected

By: Matt Wagner

After learning that there are more twisted faces of evil than those worn by the street criminals and mobsters of Gotham City, the young Dark Knight must counter sinister machinations and new dimensions of wickedness as he confronts the hooded Mad Monk. Original.

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7.5

Batman and the Monster Men #6

By: Matt Wagner
Released: Apr 5, 2006

Hugo Strange and his cadre of freakish henchmen descend on The Roman's crew of ruthless mobsters--and the woman Batman loves is caught in between all the carnage!

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7.0

Batman and the Monster Men #5

By: Matt Wagner
Released: Mar 8, 2006

The action and intrigue come to a head as mobsters and mutants converge in the nightmares of the World's Greatest Detective! Will Batman's strength be enough to defend both his city and the woman he loves?

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Batman and the Monster Men #4

By: Matt Wagner
Released: Feb 1, 2006

In the sinister grip of genetic mutants, the Batman learns first-hand that common criminals are not the worst evil to threaten Gotham. It's an all-out slugfest as Batman pushes his training to the limit and goes toe-to-hideous-toe with the Monster Men!

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7.0

Batman and the Monster Men #3

By: Matt Wagner
Released: Jan 4, 2006

A mad scientist has created a race of giant monster men to do his bidding. As they rampage through Gotham, a young Dark Knight is forced to learn that there are evils in the city far stranger than mobsters and street criminals.

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Batman and the Monster Men #2

By: Matt Wagner
Released: Dec 7, 2005

Hidden in Gotham's shadows are secrets far darker than the Batman could ever have imagined. Who is the savage killer baffling the police? What is the sinister agenda of the impish scientist Hugo Strange?

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Batman and the Monster Men #1

By: Matt Wagner
Released: Nov 16, 2005

Batman has spent the early days of his career taking down the criminals and street thugs that plague Gotham City. But now a new threat arises he may not be prepared for as Hugo Strange begins experiments to create something more dangerous than normal villains--something more super.

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Coolbeans rated Batman Year One Feb 19, 2024
9.0

Batman Year One

By: Frank Miller, David Mazzucchelli

A new edition of one of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever, written by Frank Miller, author of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS!

In 1986, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli produced this groundbreaking reinterpretation of the origin of Batman--who he is and how he came to be.

Written shortly aft...

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3.0

X-Men Origins: Sabretooth #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Panosian
Released: Feb 11, 2009

Every year, he beats Wolverine to an inch of his life. You won’t find a sicker, more dangerous person in the Marvel Universe. But why? Why is he so vicious? Why is he so brutal? Why does he leave a wake of violence and death everywhere he goes? Look into Sabretooth’s eyes and tremble… One-Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

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Coolbeans rated Emma Frost Vol. 3: Bloom Dec 28, 2023
7.0

Emma Frost Vol. 3: Bloom

By: Karl Bollers, Carlo Pagulayan

Emma's fought her family, the Boston mob and her own boyfriend - and won! Now, the young mutant sets her sights on the Big Apple and Empire State University, where she becomes extremely friendly with another, more experienced telepath. But is this relationship entirely healthy? It might not be for Ian Kendall, the teacher Emma's infatuated with...w...

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7.5

Emma Frost Vol. 2: Mind Games

By: Karl Bollers, Carlo Pagulayan

Explore the younger days of the X-Men's most controversial member, collected in a convenient digest size! Finally free from her overbearing father, Emma Frost is on her own for the very first time. She's found love-but she's also found trouble, as her new boyfriend is in deep with the Boston mob! As Emma learns more "creative" ways of using her new...

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8.0

Emma Frost Vol. 1: Higher Learning

By: Karl Bollers, Randy Green

Learn the secret of how the Astonishing X-Men's diamond-sculpted seductress, Emma Frost, became the formidable woman she is today. Witness the first time her mutant powers manifested, her difficulties at home and in school, and her early first love that explains how she blossomed from an innocent teenager into the wealthy, ruthless, feared and desi...

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6.0

Avengers Origins: Vision #1

By: Kyle Higgins, Stephane Perger
Released: Nov 9, 2011

Is he man or machine? Created by the evil Ultron, The Vision was meant to be a terrifying weapon of destruction. But when tasked with destroying The Avengers, he must decide whether to follow his programming...or defy his creator. Witness the origin of The Avengers' most mysterious member in this exciting one-shot! Written by Kyle Higgins & Alec Si...

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8.0

Earths Mightiest Heroes II Collected

By: Joe Casey, Will Rosado

Goliath! The Wasp! Hawkeye! The Black Panther! The Vision! They are... Earth's Mightiest Heroes?! A second look into the history of the Avengers begins as a new team rises to supplant the original legends - and these members must prove their worth all over again. Can Goliath withstand the pressures of leadership? Can the Black Panther reconcile his...

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6.5

X-Men: First Class The Wonder Years

By: Roger Langridge, Michael Cho

For millions of years, mankind’s place on Earth was unchallenged — until five young people paved the way for a new kind of human! While students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast and Iceman taught the world what it meant to be X-Men. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation o...

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7.5

X-Men: First Class Band Of Brothers

By: Jeff Parker, Julia Bax

For millions of years, mankind's place on Earth was unchallenged — until five young people paved the way for a new kind of human! While students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast and Iceman taught the world what it meant to be X-Men. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation of ...

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8.0

X-Men: First Class Mutant Mayhem

By: Jeff Parker, Roger Cruz

The early days of mutant fun is back! Unfortunately, the X-Men are a male-dominated group in this early time. Concerned that star pupil Marvel Girl could use a role model, Professor Xavier enlists the world's top female hero - Sue Storm, The Invisible Girl! Also, the five young mutants take a trip to Monster Island, where they soon realize that the...

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8.0

X-Men: First Class Tomorrow's Brightest

By: Jeff Parker, Roger Cruz

For millions of years, mankind's place on Earth was unchallenged - until five young people paved the way for a new kind of human. While students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast and Iceman taught the world what it meant to be X-Men. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation of a ...

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7.5

Earths Mightiest Heroes Collected

By: Joe Casey, Scott Kolins

This is where the legend began! A look into the early, pivotal period of the Marvel Universe, when five fledgling heroes - Iron Man, Thor, Giant-Man, the Wasp, and the Hulk - banded together to fight the foes no single hero could overcome! But how did the public react? How did the U.S. government react? Previously untold secrets surrounding the for...

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4.5

Daredevil: Season One #1

By: Antony Johnston, Wellington Alves
Released: Apr 11, 2012

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Coolbeans rated Amazing Spider-Man #18 Aug 7, 2023
9.0

Amazing Spider-Man #18

By: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko
Released: Nov 4, 1964

The end of Spider-Man? Sandman is in town, and Spider-Man is cringing in fear?!

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6.0

Fantastic Four Annual #2

By: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby

A special double-sized issue! Double the action! Double the terror! Doctor Doom has the Fantastic Four right where he wants them. Will the FF be able to stand against their menace? Also featuring the twisted back story of Doctor Doom, the Fantastic Four's cruelest nemesis to date.

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5.5

X-Men Origins: Cyclops #1

By: Stuart Moore, Jesse Delperdang
Released: Jan 13, 2010

The X-MEN ORIGINS series continues with this month spotlighting Cyclops! Witness the origin of the X-Mens leader from his childhood through his joining of the X-Men with both classic moments and a few scenes that youve never scene. Dont miss this book! Rated A $3.99

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8.5

X-Men Origins: Jean Grey #1

By: Sean McKeever, Mark Mayhew
Released: Aug 13, 2008

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Coolbeans rated Mythos: X-Men #1 Aug 5, 2023
5.0

Mythos: X-Men #1

By: Paul Jenkins, Paolo Rivera
Released: Jan 4, 2006

MYTHOS: X-MEN takes readers back to the formative days of Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, and recounts the first encounter between the nescient, teen-aged X-Men with their ultimate nemesis, Magneto!

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