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Annual #1 - Going Straight / Puppet Show / 24 Hours / Study Hall / Laughter After Midnight
Cover Date - 1994
Going Straight - Written by Paul Dini; art by Bruce Timm; cover by Bruce Timm
Puppet Show - Art by Mike Parobeck & Matt Wagner
24 Hours - Art by Mike DeCarlo & Bruce Timm
Study Hall - Art by Klaus Janson
Laughter After Midnight - Written by Paul Dini; art by John Byrne, Rick Burchett


Batman recounts tales of when members of his rogues gallery attempted to go straight.

 

Annual #2 - Demons
Cover Date - 1995
Plot by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm; written by Paul Dini; art by Bruce Timm; cover by Bruce Timm


Batman teams up with Jason Blood for the first time to stop Ra's Al Ghul from getting his hands on a demon artifact.
 

 

The Batman Adventures: Mad Love (Soft Cover)
Cover Date - 1994
Plot by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm; written by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm; art by Bruce Timm; cover by Bruce Timm


Harley recounts how she became involved with the Joker, and is determined to prove that she is still useful by trapping Batman.

 

The Batman Adventures: Mad Love (Prestige Format)
Cover Date - 1994.
Plot by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm; written by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm; art by Bruce Timm; cover by Bruce Timm


Harley recounts how she became involved with the Joker, and is determined to prove that she is still useful by trapping Batman.

 

Official Comic Movie Adaptation: Mask of the Phantasm (Soft Cover)
Cover Date - January 1994.
Adapted by Kelley Puckett; art by Mike Parobeck, Rick Burchett


When Gotham City's most-feared gangsters are systematically eliminated, the worst is feared: that Batman is to blame. But prowling the Gotham night is a shadowy new villain, the Phantasm, a sinister figure with a troublesome link to Batman's past.

 

Official Comic Movie Adaptation: Mask of the Phantasm (Prestige Format)
Cover Date - January 1994.
Adapted by Kelley Puckett; art by Mike Parobeck, Rick Burchett


When Gotham City's most-feared gangsters are systematically eliminated, the worst is feared: that Batman is to blame. But prowling the Gotham night is a shadowy new villain, the Phantasm, a sinister figure with a troublesome link to Batman's past.

A smaller version of this comic was included in with the VHS release of Mask of the Phantasm.

 

The Batman Adventures Holiday Special #1
Cover Date - January 1995.
Intro - Written by Paul Dini; art by Dan Riba
Jolly Ol' St. Nicholas - Written by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm; art by Bruce Timm
The Harley and the Ivy - Story by Paul Dini, Ronnie Del Carmen; Written by Paul Dini; art by Ronnie Del Carmen
White Christmas - Written by Paul Dini; art by Glen Murakami
...What are you doing New Years Eve?! - Story by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm; written by Paul Dini; art by Kevin Altieri and Butch Lukic
Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot - Written by Paul Dini; art by Dan Rib
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Batman has to stop an angry Mr. Freeze; Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy kidnap Bruce Wayne with Ivy's hypnotic lipstick, and use his credit cards to treat themselves to a Christmas shopping spree; Bullock and Montoya stake out a Gotham Department Store for pick pockets, but in actuality, it turns out to be the return of Clayface; Joker plans to kill all the people celebrating in Gotham Square on New Year's Eve with a sonic weapon. It is up to Batman and Robin to stop him before the stroke of midnight.

 

The Batman Adventures TPB
Cover Date - December 9th, 1993
Writers Kelley Puckett, Martin Pasko; pencils by Ty Templeton, Brad Radar; inks by Rick Burchett; cover (of TPB) by Ty Templeton


Collections issues #1-6, and includes an intro by Paul Dini.

 

The Dark Knight Adventures TPB
Cover Date - July 1st, 1994
Writers Kelley Puckett; pencils by Mike Parobeck; inks by Rick Burchett; cover (of TPB) by Mike Parobeck and Rick Burchett


Collections issues #7-12, and includes an intro by Bruce Timm.

 

Batman: Dangerous Dames and Demons TPB
Street Date - April 29th, 2003
Written by Paul Dini; art by Bruce Timm, Mike Parobeck, Matt Wagner, Dan DeCarlo, Klaus Janson and Glen Murakami; Painted cover by Timm


Some of the greatest animated-style adventures of Batman ever told, collected under one cover! Featuring the Eisner Award-winning BATMAN ADVENTURES: MAD LOVE by Dini & Timm, THE BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUALS #1 and #2, and tales from THE BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 and ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3, this is a must-have volume for any Batman fan. Plus, a commentary on the stories by Timm, who also provides a painted cover!

Batman: Mad Love and Other Tales HC/TPB
Cover Date - May 20th, 2009 (HC), August 31st, 2011 (TPB)
Written by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm and Glen Murakami; art by Bruce Timm, Mike Parobeck, Matt Wagner, Dan DeCarlo, Klaus Janson and Glen Murakami; painted cover by Timm


The centerpiece of this fantastic collection is the Eisner Award-winning BATMAN: MAD LOVE, the surprisingly dark origin of Harley Quinn, co-starring The Joker and Poison Ivy as well as Batman. Also included are tales by Dini, Timm and others that feature the Scarecrow, Ra's al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Batgirl and more, from BATMAN ADVENUTURES ANNUAL #1-2 and stories from the BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL, ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1!

DC Comics Presents: Batman Adventures #1
Cover Date - September 2014, Street Date - July 30th, 2014
Written by Kelley Puckett, Paul Dini, and Ty Templeton; art by Ty Templeton, Rick Burchett, Terry Beatty, and Bruce Timm; Cover by Mike Parobeck and Rick Burchett


Some of the best all-ages Batman stories ever are back in this new title collecting BATMAN ADVENTURES #2 and 27, BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #2 and 4, and a short tale from ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3. Guest-starring Catwoman, The Joker, Two-Face and more!

The Batman Adventures - Volume #1
Street Date - November 5th, 2014
Written by Kelley Puckett and Martin Pasko Ty Templeton; art by Ty Templeton, Rick Burchett, Brad Rader, and Mike Parobeck; Cover by Ty Templeton


The first ten issues of the classic all-ages series are back in a new collection! Don’t miss these tales of the Dark Knight featuring appearances by The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, Clayface, The Riddler and more!

Batman Adventures: Mad Love - Deluxe Edition HC
Cover Date - March 18th, 2015
Written by Paul Dini; art and cover by Bruce Timm


Written and drawn by the masterminds behind Batman: The Animated Series, Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, this epic reveals the origins of Harley Quinn as she proves her love to The Joker by trying to eliminate the Dark Knight on her own! Now in a deluxe format with exclusive extras and bonus material!

Batman Adventures: Mad Love - Deluxe Edition HC (Final Cover)
Cover Date - April 15th, 2015
Written by Paul Dini; art and cover by Bruce Timm


Written and drawn by the masterminds behind Batman: The Animated Series, Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, this epic reveals the origins of Harley Quinn as she proves her love to The Joker by trying to eliminate the Dark Knight on her own! Now in a deluxe format with exclusive extras and bonus material!

The Batman Adventures - Volume #2
Street Date - May 27th, 2015
Written by Kelley Puckett; art by Mike Parobeck and Rick Burchett; Cover by Mike Parabeck


Inspired by Batman: The Animated Series, these stories from Batman Adventures #11-20 feature The Joker, Batgirl, Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Man-Bat, Scarecrow and more! This volume includes the story “Batgirl: Day One,” featuring the very first comics appearance of Harley Quinn!

Batman Adventures: Mad Love - Book and Action Figure Two-Pack
Release Date - September 2015
Written by Paul Dini; art and cover by Bruce Timm


Love can make ya do crazy things—especially if you've already got a few screws loose! Gotham City's resident inmates in love The Joker and Harley Quinn, bring mayhem into your home with this special 2-pack based on their appearances in Batman: The Animated Series! This set also includes a paperback edition of Batman Adventures: Mad Love! Harley Quinn – 5.6", The Joker – 6", $44.95US.

The Batman Adventures - Volume #3
Street Date - October 28th, 2015
Written by Kelley Puckett and Paul Dini; art by Mike Parobeck, Rick Burchett, Bruce Timm and others; Cover by Bruce Timm


Inspired by Batman's animated TV adventures, these tales from Batman Adventures #21-27 feature Man-Bat, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, Superman and many others! Plus, Batman Adventures Annual #1 spotlights some of Batman’s greatest foes, including The Joker and Harley Quinn!

Coloring DC: Batman: Mad Love, featuring Harley Quinn
Street Date - March 16th, 2016
Written by Paul Dini and various; art by Bruce Timm and others; Cover by Bruce Timm


Now you can color DC Comics and all of its most popular characters your way with DC Comics Coloring Book: Batman Adventures: Mad Love! DC Comics presents classic adventures in a whole new way: in black and white, on heavy stock suitable for coloring! This coloring book features the popular characters Batman, Joker and Harley Quinn, drawn in the style popularized by Bruce Timm from Batman: The Animated Series! This Eisner Award-winning tale includes the origin of Harley Quinn from Mad Love, plus stories from Batman Adventures Annual #1 and Batman Adventures Holiday Special #1.

The Batman Adventures - Volume #4
Street Date - April 6th, 2016
Written by Kelley Puckett, Paul Dini and others; art by Bruce Timm, Mike Parobeck, Rick Burchett, and others; Cover by Rick Burchett


In these stories from Batman Adventures #28-36, Batman Adventures Holiday Special #1 and Batman Adventures Annual #2, the Dynamic Duo face their greatest foes, including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Ra’s al Ghul, Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze and more!


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