Batman #700
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These Artists Reimagined Your Favorite Batman Covers as Animated GIFs

DC’s various Batman comics have contained some of the most beautiful art in the comic book world over the years. If you’re a comic book reader, there’s nothing better than being hit with a stunning image of Batman or the Joker doing their thing, and luckily, we’ve gotten a lot of them over the years. However, the following images take things to a whole new level.

Some of the most iconic Batman comic book art has now been reimagined and transformed into the following hard hitting and visually stunning GIFs. Needless to say, the Dark Knight and the Laughing Man have never looked better… or scarier.

Batman Vol. 2 #6

DCU guide synopsis:

Trapped far beneath Gotham City and hunted by the Court of Owls’ unstoppable killer the Talon, Batman lies bleeding and broken. With no way out and no one to help, is this the end for The Dark Knight?

Detective Comics Vol. 1 #880

DC synopsis:

It all comes down to this! The Joker is on the loose in the catacombs beneath Gotham City, more vicious and frightening than ever. But even as Batman closes in on The Clown Prince of Crime, he begins to suspect that the city may be the target of an even deadlier threat – one that could shake Gotham City to its core.

Batman and Robin Vol. 2 #14

Good Reads synopsis:

Batman battles the members of the Saturn Club on the streets of Gotham while Robin searches for the organization’s hideout—by allowing himself to be taken prisoner!

Batman Death of the Family Volume 3

DC synopsis:

After having his face sliced off, The Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City in this epic from issues #13-17 that shook Batman to his core! But even for a man who’s committed a lifetime of murder, he’s more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he’s closest to?

Batman Vol. 1 #681

DC synopsis:

This is it – “Batman R.I.P.” concludes here! The final, heartrending confrontation between Bruce Wayne and Jezebel Jet. The final fate of The Dark Knight. And the horrifying and shocking truth behind the Black Glove. With The Joker, the Club of Villains, Robin, Damian, plus an ending you’ll never see coming – this one has it all!

Batman Vol. 2 #13

DC synopsis:

He crippled Batgirl. He killed Robin. What will The Joker do now that he’s returned to Gotham City? What must Batman do to protect his secret identity and that of those who fight alongside him?

Batman Incorporated

Wikipedia synopsis:

After being stranded in the distant past and believed dead, Bruce Wayne has returned to the present day DC Universe. Now, he is prepared to take his war on crime to the next level, by essentially “franchising” it and drafting, training and commanding a global team of heroes who will answer to Batman himself called Batman Incorporated.

Batman #614

League of Comic Geeks synopsis:

Batman’s oldest foe finally has gone too far, and Batman makes a vow: “Tonight, The Joker dies by my hand!” For all the crimes The Joker has committed, Batman seeks retribution. Will the Dark Knight finally do what needs to be done?

The Dark Knight Returns

DC synopsis:

Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive.

Batman Vol. 2 #17

Amazon synopsis:

The repercussions of “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” spread as Batman tracks down the League of Smiles, a criminal group of psychotic killers that worship The Joker! Deadly new villains are introduced—and you won’t believe their horrific ties to Arkham Asylum!

Batman Vol. 1 #404

Comixology synopsis:

Witness Bruce Wayne’s transformation into The Dark Knight as he combats his own demons while struggling to topple the corrupt political system infesting his home.

Batman and Robin Vol. 2 #15

DC synopsis:

A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • Damian vs. The Joker! • Has The Joker finally met a Robin as dangerous as he is? Or will The Clown Prince of Crime claim another of Batman’s allies as his victim?


Batman: Arkham Knight

Amazon synopsis:

In this explosive finale, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city that he is sworn to protect, as Scarecrow returns to unite the super criminals of Gotham and destroy the Batman forever.