Celebrating the Cowl: Batman Day is September 17th!

By Kat La Mantia | September 15 2022 | Graphic NovelsChildren'sGifts & GamesPop Culture Prose

Na na na na na na na na Batman! Batman Day is this Saturday, September 17th, and we’re so excited to celebrate Gotham’s favorite mysterious hero. Bad guys beware, because somewhere out there, cloaked in the shadows of street corners, lies the city’s greatest force for justice.

Batman is a unique figure in the superhero pantheon, with a character ranging from camp detective to a horror figure from a dark alternate reality. Whether your love for the caped crusader stems from the classic old-school Batman cartoons, Alan Moore’s legendary Killing Joke, Robert Pattinson’s brooding on-screen portrayal, or anything in between, a Batman books exists for you! Check out our Batman Day title list for an expansive look at everything we’ve got available for the Dark Knight, and take note of our top picks below for a short list of the best Batman books around.

Batman: The Killing Joke Deluxe (New Edition)
978-1-4012-9405-2
Critically acclaimed author Alan Moore redefined graphic novel story-telling with Watchmen and V for Vendetta. In Batman: The Killing Joke, he takes on the origin of comics' greatest super-villain, The Joker, and changes Batman's world forever.
$17.99 US
On sale Sep 17, 2019
Hardcover
96 Pages
DC Comics

Batman by Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo Omnibus Vol. 1
978-1-4012-9884-5
READ THE CHARACTER-DEFINING BATMAN RUN FROM THE VERY BEGINNING!
$125.00 US
On sale Nov 05, 2019
Hardcover
900 Pages
DC Comics

Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising
978-1-4012-8907-2
Seven nightmarish versions of Batman from seven dying alternate realities have been recruited by the dark god Barbatos to terrorize the World's Greatest Heroes in our universe. They threaten life across the Multiverse, and the Justice League may be powerless to stop them! Now in paperback!
$24.99 US
On sale Mar 26, 2019
Paperback
216 Pages
DC Comics

Before the Batman: An Original Movie Novel (The Batman Movie)
Includes 8-page full-color insert and poster!
978-0-593-31043-4
Before The Batman™: An Original Movie Novel—An exciting new story inspired by the all-new motion picture The Batman, which swings into theaters on March 4, 2022! Includes an eight-page full-color insert and poster!
$9.99 US
On sale Feb 01, 2022
FOC Dec 27, 2021
Hardcover
144 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 8-12 years

The Batman Official Activity Book (The Batman Movie)
Includes codes, maze, puzzles, and stickers!
978-0-593-31048-9
This full-color activity book is packed with codes, mazes, posters and more, all based on the feature film, The Batman™, swinging into theaters on March 4, 2022! Includes a full sheet of stickers!
$7.99 US
On sale Feb 01, 2022
FOC Dec 27, 2021
Paperback
48 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 8-12 years

Batman Black and White Box Set
978-1-77951-642-8
Presented in stark black-and-white tones that all too easily represent Batman's worldview comes this collection of the Darknight Detective's hardboiled adventures!
$105.00 US
On sale Nov 22, 2022
FOC Mar 07, 2022
Boxed Set
1280 Pages
DC Comics

Batman Mad Libs
978-0-593-52273-8
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and the perfect gift or activity for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about the Dark Knight: Batman!
$4.99 US
On sale Sep 06, 2022
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years

Batman's Mystery Casebook
978-1-77950-586-6
Have you ever needed help solving a mystery? Batman has!
$9.99 US
On sale Aug 30, 2022
FOC May 02, 2022
Paperback
144 Pages
DC Comics
Age 8-12 years

The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries Vol. 1
978-1-77951-307-6
The Dark Knight teams up with Scooby-Doo and the sleuths of Mystery Inc. in a series of adventures and mysteries! 
$12.99 US
On sale Nov 30, 2021
FOC Nov 01, 2021
Paperback
128 Pages
DC Comics
Age 8-12 years

Batman The Ultimate Guide New Edition
978-0-7440-4821-6
Traces Batman’s entire career, with full details of his incredible adventures and battles, his allies, loves, and formidable array of enemies.
$30.00 US
On sale Apr 05, 2022
FOC Feb 28, 2022
Hardcover
216 Pages
DK

I am Batman
978-0-593-53146-4
This fictional biography of Batman launches the exciting start of the Stories Change the World series from Brad Meltzer and Chris Eliopoulos, the team behind the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World books
$16.99 US
On sale Sep 27, 2022
FOC Sep 12, 2022
Hardcover
40 Pages
Dial Books
Age 5-9 years