Summary Needed For whatever reason, Batman has translated extremely well to stories about Christmas. "Final Christmas! Have Yourself a Deadly Little Chriatmas, Top 10 Christmas Movies and Specials for Kids, 15 Celebrity Cameos From the 1960s Batman TV Series, 5 Amazing Times Superman Pretended to Be Batman, 12 Most Fun Easter Eggs in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Top 5 Neal Adams Superman Comics of All-Time, 7 Best Characters Created for Batman: The Animated Series, The Top Five Greatest Batman/Superman Fights, one of the most acclaimed Christmas stories of the past twenty-five years, THE greatest Christmas comic story of all-time. ": The synopsis for this issue has not yet been written. Here, then, in order, are the twenty best Batman Christmas comic book stories. Rate. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. This 1995 Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #79 story was written by a young Mark Millar, before he became a superstar writer. A young boy has embraced his nickname of "Scrooge" and has cornered the market on Christmas trees. 12. From 1944's Batman #27, this Don Cameron and Jerry Robinson tale is an interesting variation on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. February, 2010 If there is already a synopsis here, it might need to be modified or expanded. When he shows up at the kid's home, however, he discovers that Bat-Santa has swept in and taken the Christmas glory for himself! The ghost of Jason Todd is the Jacob Marley of the tale, with Catwoman, Superman and the Joker being the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, respectively. Was it a Christmas miracle? In this 1971 tale from Batman #239 (one of the top Christmas stories of all-time) by Denny O'Neil, Irv Novick and Dick Giordano, Batman runs afoul of a down on his luck man who resorts to crime to feed his young daughter. 2008 | 2009 » Superman decides to give the boy a Christmas surprise by dressing as Santa. Next Issue In the third story from 1995's The Batman Adventures Holiday Special #1, Paul Dini and Glen Murakami tell the story of Mister Freeze deciding to make sure that Gotham City has a White Christmas in honor of his dearly departed wife, Nora, who loved snow on Christmas. As it turns out, he is trying to find the last Christmas present his parents gave him before their passing. 1. One of the all-time great Joker stories, 2006's Detective Comics #826 by Paul Dini, Don Kramer and Wayne Faucher, has Joker kidnap Robin and take him for a terrifying drive around Gotham City, terrorizing the citizens while they do their holiday shopping. and saves the day. Batman fights through his various illusions (including fighting a bear on a Christmas tree!) This story from 1978's The Brave and the Bold #148 by Bob Haney, Jim Aparo and Joe Staton begins with Batman trying to shut down a bootleg cigarette operation (something he hilariously refers to as "buttlegging," a phrase Haney makes sure to repeat a number of times). Heroic Age Batman and the little girl chase after her father, using a magically appearing sleigh to reach him just as we see that he decides not to kill the old man at the last minute but to instead save the old man from the heart attack he was having when the younger man entered the house to kill him. » Letterers He has a whole pile of other hints. "Final Christmas! In the end, Batman forgives the younger man and helps him get back on to his feet. Gen. Batman: The Brave and The Bold # 11 You can help the DC Database by adding a summary of the story. Batman: The Brave and The Bold #12 is an issue of the series Batman: The Brave and The Bold (Volume 1) with a cover date of February, 2010. Batman: The Brave and the Bold Landry Q. Walker In this twist-filled story by Paul Dini, Ty Templeton and Rich Burchett from 1995's Batman and Robin Adventures #3, the Riddler has broken into a holiday celebration of all the richest men in Gotham City and he reveals that he has figured out that one of them MUST be the Batman! cannot be bad in my book. In 1981's The Brave and the Bold #184, by Mike W. Barr and Jim Aparo, Batman's whole world is turned upside down when he discovers records on a crook dressed as Santa Claus that seem to implicate his late father in the financing of a criminal empire.