If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our years on the Internet, it’s that there’s no aspect of comics that can’t be broken down and quantified in a single definitive list, preferably in amounts of five or ten. And since there’s no more definitive authority than ComicsAlliance, we’re taking it upon ourselves to compile Top Five lists of everything you could ever want to know about comics.
As one of the longest continuously running superhero characters, Batman has amassed a large number of stories over the years. But how do you, the novice fan who only just discovered Chiropteran Cavalier thanks to Batman Hate Superman: Justice Makes a Coffee, separate the wheat from the chaff and find only the very best Batman stories? Your life is busy, and the very thought of reading more than a dozen or so illustrated pamphlets exhausts you.