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Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy, Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

56 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 3,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
V for Vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice by Chris Terrio( Visual )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing the actions of Superman are being left unchecked, Batman takes him on, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences, along with Wonder Woman, to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis
Red 2 by Dean Parisot( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses ... reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device"--Container
Superman : the ultimate guide to the Man of Steel by Scott Beatty( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the nature and history of the hero Superman, discussing his birth, career, secrets, equipment, and enemies
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young boy witnesses the murder of his parents on the streets of Gotham City, he grows up to become a mysterious figure in the eyes of Gotham City's citizens, known as Batman. He takes crime-fighting within the city into his own hands. Jack Napier becomes horribly disfigured after a firefight in a chemical factory, and becomes known as the Joker. Now, the Joker is out for revenge on his former employer
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
Identity crisis by Brad Meltzer( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of superhero Elongated Man is murdered in her own home, superheroes join forces to scour the country for clues and suspects, while five champions stay behind to protect a secret that could change the world forever
Suicide squad( Visual )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C'est tellement jouissif d'être un salopard ! Face à une menace aussi énigmatique qu'invincible, l'agent secret Amanda Waller réunit une armada de crapules de la pire espèce. Armés jusqu'aux dents par le gouvernement, ces super-méchants s'embarquent alors pour une mission suicide. Jusqu'au moment où ils comprennent qu'ils ont été sacrifiés. Vont-ils accepter leur sort ou se rebeller ?
The Flash( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central City forensic investigator Barry Allen is smart, charming and, as the result of a scientific experiment gone awry, now the fastest man alive. He's The Flash, zigzagging through the action-packed new series based on the supersonic DC Comics character. With his life shadowed by his mother's murder and his father wrongly convicted of the crime, Barry finds that his newfound power of super-speed grants him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel
Smallville( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all 23 episodes of season two in this spectacular series that provides a fascinating spin on Superman lore. Also includes deleted scenes and audio commentaries
Gotham( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The good. The evil. The beginning. When rookie Gotham City detective James Gordon - dedicated to restoring his crime-ridden metropolis to its decent and illustrious past - catches the case of a murdered socialite couple, he promises their shattered surviving son, Bruce Wayne, he'll find their killer. It is an obligation and an obsession that will cost him dearly - and set the stage for the gritty and exciting world of Gotham"--Container
Crime wave! by Billy Wrecks( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Superman, Batman, Aquaman, and the rest of the DC Super Friends as they fly off on a new adventure in this Step into Reading leveled reader for boys ages 5-8. When the mysterious Black Manta steals the world's largest pearl, the Super Friends rush in to save the day?but they will have to face the twisting tentacles of the Black Manta's giant octopus first!
Arrow( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starling City has been torn apart by the Undertaking, so the need for the hooded vigilante, now known as The Arrow, is more urgent than ever in the explosive second season of the hit action series based on DC Comics' Green Arrow. After retreating to the island on which he was once stranded Oliver Queen returns to protect his mother, sister and besieged company, but comes to realize that allies and enemies have switched sides, and the stranglehold of evil on family, friends
Bedtime for Batman by Michael Dahl( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy makes his bedtime an exciting adventure, as he imagines Batman preparing to fight crime in Gotham City
Justice League vs Teen Titans( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after Damian joins the Teen Titans as Robin, a rift develops between the Justice League and the Titans over Raven, whom the JL sees as being in league with her father, the demon Trigon, while the Titans see her as his victim. Soon the rift turns into an all-out war, as the Titans take it upon themselves to protect Raven from the League, while thwarting Trigon's plans to create a hell on Earth
Smallville( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 22 episodes of season three that includes Clark's embracing of his dark side ... and the devil's bargain Jonathan makes with Jor-El to rescue his son. Other highlights: Perry White and villainous Morgan Edge debut in the series. Clark hones a sensational new power. Chloe lets slip an intriguing reference to someone named Lois Lane. And the secret of Clark's true identity burdens Pete, obsesses Lex and drives a wedge between Lana and Clark
Green Lantern by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of six tales that show Hal Jordan and the Green Lanterns policing the galaxy a la 'Gotham Knights.'
 
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