Then next comic in the Great Geek Stage Giveaway is Batman: Arkham City #1. The prequel to the video game!
It’s been a year since The Joker took over Arkham, and Gotham is still trying to get back to normal in this all-new, 5-issue miniseries bridging the gap between the hit videogame Batman: Arkham Asylum and the exciting, upcoming sequel, Batman: Arkham City! And now, an attack by a pair of super-powered twins increases the threat level and triggers Gotham City’s new mayor to call for drastic measures.
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comiXology Unbound's #LongReads
↳Batman: Dark Victory 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 crime-fighting 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 being run by lawless freaks, such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, and the Joker. Witnessing his city’s dark evolution, the Dark Knight completes his transformation into the city’s greatest defender. He faces multiple threats, including the seeming return of a serial killer called Holiday. Batman’s previous investigation of Holiday’s killings revealed that more than one person was responsible for the murders. So the question remains: who is committing Holiday’s crimes this time? And how many will die before Batman learns the truth?
#LongReads: Every Thursday Afternoon comiXology Unbound suggests a comic to read for those who are looking for something more than 22 pages!
comiXology Unbound's #LateNightReads
↳Batman: Year One vs Daredevil: Born Again
It’s a late-night challenge! Two of the best comics ever written, both by the same team of Miller & Mazzucchelli! Which do you like more?
Batman: Year One
One of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever. YEAR ONE tells the entire dramatic story of Batman’s first year fighting crime.
Daredevil: Born Again
Karen Page, Matt Murdock’s former lover, has traded away the Man Without Fear’s secret identity for a drug fix. Now, Daredevil must find strength as the Kingpin of Crime wastes no time taking him down as low as a human can get.
The best day of the week is back again! It’s #NewComicDay! Here’s some of the books we’re looking forward to reading most this week:
Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two #1 (of 5) - Dredd heads Californee way! As part of a judicial exchange program, Dredd is sent packing to Mega-City Two, a sprawling city covering 5,000 square miles of the Californian West Coast and centered in what was once known as Los Angeles, where he soon discovers that they do things differently there.
Batman (2011-) #27 - "Zero Year" reaches an all-important crossroads as Batman and Jim Gordon try to turn the lights back on in Gotham City. This issue leads directly into the final arc of Zero Year, which begins in our next issue!
The Walking Dead #120 - ALL OUT WAR continues!
All-New Invaders #1 - The KREE EMPIRE intends to conquer the universe using a weapon that will grant them an army of NORSE GODS.
Deadly Class #1 - Welcome to the most brutal high school on Earth, where the world’s top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art. Killing is a craft. At King’s Dominion High School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isn’t always metaphorical, nor is your fellow classmates’ poison.
Bad Ass #1 - If Kick-Ass and Deadpool had a baby, it would be Bad Ass! The only difference being that Dead End is a villain through and through with no intentions of serving anyone. What makes Dead End so great is his self-aware humor and biting sarcasm- the mark of a true evil genius. Hard to hate and even harder to kill, Dead End is an eloquent psychopath who fights for something better than justice: himself.
All-New X-Men #22.NOW - A jumping-on point for new readers! When alien races learn that Jean Grey, host of the destructive Phoenix Force, is back on earth, they do something about it. Now it’s up to the rest of the All-New X-Men and the Guardians of the Galaxy to save Jean Grey from twisted intergalactic justice!
Hactivist - Ed Hiccox and Nate Graft are young, brilliant, and the co-founders of YourLife, a social networking company that has changed the way the world stays connected. In secret, these best friends are also “sve_Urs3lf,” the largest, white-hat hacking group on the planet, exposing information and sparking revolutions across the globe.
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BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS
THE SANDMAN VOL. 1: PRELUDES & NOCTURNES*
BATMAN: YEAR ONE
V FOR VENDETTA*
SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK ONE*
FABLES VOL. 1: LEGENDS IN EXILE*
BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE: THE DELUXE EDITION*
Y: THE LAST MAN VOL. 1: UNMANNED*
BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN
THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN VOL. 1*
BATMAN: EARTH ONE
GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH
AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 1*
JLA VOL. 1
THE FLASH: REBIRTH
SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE
PLANETARY VOL. 1: ALL OVER THE WORLD AND OTHER STORIES