Rebirth Year 1

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REBIRTH ERA BATMAN QUICK LIST YEAR 1

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YEAR ONE (2002)
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–Bruce returns to Gotham (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #53 / r in All-Star Batman #11-12)
–Bruce puts mom’s pearl in safe (r in Batman Vol. 3 Annual #2 Part 1 Conclusion)
–Bruce officially ends training with disastrous base-jump (r in DC New Talent Showcase 2018 #1 Part 1)
–Bruce strategizes plan, begins new phase of prep (r in Batman Vol. 3 #28, Batman Vol. 3 #37, & All-Star Batman #14)
–Bruce takes to street, fights Selina Kyle (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #66, Batman Vol. 3 #79, Batman Vol. 3 #85, & Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #3 Part 2 / r in Batman Vol. 3 #24, Batman Vol. 3 #34Batman Vol. 3 #50, Detective Comics #996, & Detective Comics #999)
–Bruce becomes Batman; Bruce creates costume & utility belt (fb from Detective Comics #994 / r in Batman Vol. 3 #21-24, Batman Vol. 3 #53, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #2 Part 1 Intro, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #4, Batman Vol. 3 #90, Batman Vol. 3 #94, All-Star Batman #10-11, Dark Days: The Forge #1, Superman Vol. 4 #25, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #7, Detective Comics #959, Detective Comics #982, Detective Comics #988-989, Justice League Vol. 3 #24, Trinity Vol. 2 #11-14, Batgirl and The Birds of Prey #14, Dark Nights: Metal #2, Batman: Lost #1, Deathstroke Vol. 4 #30, The Brave and The Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman #1-3, Batman: Kings of Fear #1, Nightwing Vol. 4 #50, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #25Batman Vol. 3 Annual #3, Harley Quinn Vol. 3 #58, Detective Comics #992-994, Detective Comics #999, Detective Comics #1002, Detective Comics #1008-1009, Superman: Leviathan Rising #1, Event Leviathan #1, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #3, Dial H for Hero #5, Batman Giant #5, Batman Giant Vol. 2 #5 Part 1, & Justice League Vol. 4 #52)
–Batman goes on first patrol (fb from Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #3 Part 2 / r in Batman Vol. 3 #21-26, Batman Vol. 3 #53, All-Star Batman #10-11, Action Comics #980, Wonder Woman Vol. 5 #22, New Super-Man #17, Flash Vol. 5 #46, Suicide Squad Vol. 5 #41, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #3, Batman: Kings of Fear #6, & Batman: Pennyworth RIP #1)
–Batman becomes national news (fb from Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #3 Part 2 / r in Blue Beetle Vol. 9 #4)
–Batman saves child from burning building (fb from Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #3 Part 2)
–Bruce takes over Wayne Enterprises, starts his playboy act (r in Batman Vol. 3 #21, Batman Vol. 3 #37-38, Batman Vol. 3 #93, All-Star Batman #10-11, Wonder Woman Vol. 5 #22, Detective Comics #959, Detective Comics #967, Detective Comics #973, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #10, Green Arrow Vol. 6 #29, Nightwing Vol. 4 #32, Flash Vol. 5 Annual #1, Batman Secret Files #1 Part 3, The Batman Who Laughs #3, Young Justice Vol. 3 #3, Batman and The Outsiders Vol. 3 #4, & Batman Vol. 3 Annual #4)
–Bruce & Alfred begin weekly brunch routine (r in Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #3 Part 2)
–Batman starts Batcave, builds Bat-weapons (r in Batman Vol. 3 #21, Batman Vol. 3 #62-63All-Star Batman #10-11, Dark Days: The Forge #1, Superman Vol. 4 #25, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #14, Gotham Academy: Second Semester #11, Dark Nights: Metal #1-2, Justice League of America Vol. 5 #14, Justice League Vol. 3 #34, Trinity Vol. 2 #14, Deathstroke Vol. 4 #34-35, Detective Comics #985-986, Detective Comics #1000 Part 10, Detective Comics #1001, The Batman Who Laughs #1-3, The Batman Who Laughs #6, Flash Vol. 5 #65, Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #2, Batman Secret Files #2 Part 2, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #5, Event Leviathan #4, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #4, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #42, & Batman/Superman Vol. 2 #10)
–Bruce meets Mr. Morrison (r in Detective Comics #1017)
–Alfred begins cooking post-patrol meals, trying to get him to drink tea (r in Batman and The Signal #2, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #3-4, Justice League Vol. 4 #21, & Batman Vol. 3 #98)
–Batman makes back-up costumes (r in Batman Vol. 3 #37)
–Batman makes specialized costumes (r in Detective Comics #1000 Deluxe Edition Part 12, Detective Comics #1027 Part 3, & Detective Comics #1027 Part 10)
–Batman vs Ghost-Maker; Ghost-Maker agrees to stay out of Gotham (r in Batman Vol. 3 #102-103)
–Flying Graysons killed; Bruce adopts Dick (fb from Nightwing Vol. 4 #32, Nightwing Vol. 4 #69, Batman Vol. 3 #54 / r in The Green Lantern: Blackstars #2 & Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page Spectacular Part 1)
–Detective Comics #1000 Part 9 / fb from Dial H for Hero #5
–Dick begins training (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #43Detective Comics #965, & Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #6)
–Batman adopts “cowardly & superstitious” motto (r in Deathstroke Vol. 4 #19)
–Bruce tells Dick to use surroundings in combat (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #24)
–Bruce teaches Dick the “language of combat” (r in Batman Vol. 3 #81)
–Bruce teaches Dick essentials of detective work (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #30-32)
–grumpy Bruce tells Dick more training pointers (r in New Talent Showcase 2017 #1 Part 3)
–Bruce tells Dick they can never have a day off (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #43)
–Bruce eats a burger with a fork (r in Batman: Prelude to the Wedding Part 2 – Nightwing vs Hush #1)
–Bruce sets up Wayne Enterprises office (r in Deathstroke Vol. 4 #31 & Batman Vol. 3 #92)
–Bruce meets Wayne Enterprises lawyer Walter (r in Deathstroke Vol. 4 #34)
–Bruce funds self-repairing structural engineering at WayneTech (r in Adventures of the Super Sons #1)
–Bruce turns Wayne Foundation branch into Wayne Enterprises building (r in Detective Comics #1000 Part 6)
–February 14. Holiday killings begin (r in Detective Comics #1000 Part 8)
–Batman sets up Bat-computer, cowl tech, case-files, & crime-files (r in Harley Quinn Vol. 3 #20, Action Comics #980, Detective Comics #958-959, Detective Comics #967, Nightwing Vol. 4 #24, Batwoman: Rebirth #1, Dark Days: The Forge #1, Superman Vol. 4 #37, Batman: Prelude to the Wedding Part 4 – Red Hood vs Anarky #1, Red Hood and The Outlaws Vol. 2 #25, Batman Giant #3, Batman Giant #6, Detective Comics #991, Detective Comics #1003, Detective Comics #1005, Detective Comics #1026, The Batman Who Laughs #1, Batman Secret Files #2 Part 1, & Batman Vol. 3 Annual #4)
–Batman taps 911 line (r in Detective Comics #1012)
–Batman sets up satellite surveillance and comm systems (r in Dark Nights: Metal #1, Detective Comics #965-967, Detective Comics #970, & Batgirl Vol. 5 #16)
–Batman begins angling Bat-computer chair (r in Detective Comics #1029)
–Bruce begins collecting war memorabilia (r in Gotham Academy: Second Semester #11)
–Silas Stone fixes-up Batman’s gadgets (r in Detective Comics #998)
–Bruce & Lucius chat about tech; Bruce & Alfred chat about tech (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #98)
–Batman adopts grouchy persona (r in Superman Vol. 4 #39 & Flash Vol. 5 #39)
–Alfred teaches Batman lock-picking and decoying (r in All-Star Batman #14 & the 2nd ft to All-Star Batman #14)
–Batman switches to new grappling gun (r in Detective Comics #998)
–Batman busts Arnold Flass, works with Dent & Gordon (r in Batman: Lost #1, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #12, Batgirl and The Birds of Prey #11, Batgirl Vol. 5 #14, Batgirl Vol. 5 Annual #2, & Detective Comics #1008)
–Bruce meets Jim Gordon (r in Batman: Lost #1)
–Case of the Chemical Syndicate (fb from Detective Comics #1000 Part 1 / r in Batman: Lost #1)
–unknown “first victim” injured (r in Batwoman: Rebirth #1 & Detective Comics #964)
–Batman demonstrates his anti-gun stance to Commissioner Gordon (r in The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1)
–Batman retires purple gloves (r in Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #7 & Detective Comics #997)
–media begin nicknaming Batman (r in Batman Vol. 3 #26Detective Comics #1000 Part 9, & Batman: Gotham Nights Vol. 3 #21)
–Batman teams with Harvey Dent & Jim Gordon vs Falcone Mob (r in 2nd ft to All-Star Batman #10, Batman Vol. 3 #26Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #1, & Detective Comics #1000 Deluxe Edition Part 12)
–Batman becomes partners with Jim Gordon (r in Batman Vol. 3 #23, Trinity Vol. 2 #11, & Detective Comics #965)
–Bat-signal invented (r in Flash Vol. 5 #22 & Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #7)
–DC’s Crimes of Passion #1 Part 1
–Batman begins vanishing on people (r in Green Arrow Vol. 6 #29 & Blue Beetle Vol. 9 #12)
–Bruce begins neglecting Wayne Enterprises duties; Alfred begins keeping on top of things (r in Detective Comics #1009)
–Batman vs Red Hood (r in Flash Vol. 5 #21)
–Batman vs Birthday Boy (r in Justice League of America Vol. 5 #25)
–Batman tests Dick during training (r in Detective Comics #985)
–Batman continues training Dick (r in Batman: Pennyworth RIP #1)
–Alfred begins quizzing Batman about encryption while on stakeouts (r in Batman Vol. 3 #89)
–July. Dick finishes training, becomes Robin (fb from The Batman Who Laughs #4 / r in Flash Vol. 5 #21Flash Vol. 5 #64Nightwing Vol. 4 #21, Nightwing Vol. 4 #37, Teen Titans Vol. 6 #8, Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #7, Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special #1 Part 4, Detective Comics #965Detective Comics #996Batman Vol. 3 #33, Batman Vol. 3 #55, The Terrifics #3, The Batman Who Laughs #4, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #6, Batman and The Outsiders Vol. 3 #7, & Justice League Vol. 4 #53)
–Batman & Robin vs Tony Zucco (r in Batman Giant Vol. 2 #4 Part 1)
–Bruce, Dick, & Alfred pose for portrait (r in Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #3 Part 1)
–Batman vs The Cat on SS Dolphin boat (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #44, Batman Vol. 3 #78, & Batman Vol. 3 #85 / r in Batman Vol. 3 #24Batman Vol. 3 #50, Batman Vol. 3 #79, & Detective Comics #1012)
–Batman reminds Robin to use codenames, begins calling him “Chum” (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #26 & Batman Vol. 3 #55)
–Batman orders Robin to study crime-files (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #24)
–Batman introduces Robin to Commissioner Gordon (r in Detective Comics #971)
–Batman & Robin vs Shrike (r in Flash Vol. 5 #61 & Nightwing Vol. 4 #68)
–Batman & Robin vs The Judge (fb from Nightwing Vol. 4 #35, Nightwing Vol. 4 #37, & Nightwing Vol. 4 #39)
–Batman teaches Robin important mantras (fb from Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page Spectacular Part 1)
–Batman Vol. 3 Annual #2 Part 1 Intro
–Batman finishes Batcave, adds extra vehicles (r in Batman Vol. 3 #25-26, Batman Vol. 3 #31, All-Star Batman #10-11, Detective Comics #959, Detective Comics #967, Detective Comics #986, Detective Comics #994, Detective Comics #1003, Detective Comics #1013, Dark Days: The Forge #1, Dark Nights: Metal #1-2, Super Sons #10 Part 2, Flash Vol. 5 #46, Batman: Kings of Fear #1-3, Batman Secret Files #1 Part 5, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #3, The Batman Who Laughs #1, Teen Titans Vol. 6 #25, Dog Days of Summer #1 Part 2, Event Leviathan #5, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #4, Batman Giant #11, Batman Giant Vol. 2 #1, & Detective Comics #1029)
–Batman chases Catwoman (fb from Catwoman Vol. 5 #17)
–Batman meets Superman & Lois Lane (r in Trinity Vol. 2 #8, Superman Vol. 4 #20, Wonder Woman Vol. 5 Annual #1 Part 1, & Super Sons #5)
–Batman studies Superman (r in Trinity Vol. 2 #13 & Justice League Vol. 3 #29)
–Batman hears Superman’s catch phrase (r in Batman Vol. 3 #24)
–Batman coins own catch phrase (r in Batman Vol. 3 #36)
–Batman vs Monarch of Menace (r in Harley Quinn: Villain of the Year #1)
–Batman & Superman vs Magpie (r in Flash Vol. 5 #61)
–Batman & Superman nicknamed “World’s Finest” (r in Action Comics #1003)
–Batman learns about & gets Kryptonite; visits Fortress of Solitude (r in Action Comics #982, Superman Vol. 4 #36-37, Dark Nights: Metal #4, Heroes in Crisis #2, Batman Vol. 3 #68, Superman Vol. 5 #16, & Event Leviathan #6)
–Batman & Superman talk about who would win in a fight if the latter had no powers (r in Superman: Man of Tomorrow #19)
–Batman & Superman talk about sleep habits (r in Superman Vol. 5 #9)
–Bruce tells Clark about ginger-ale trick (r in Batman Vol. 3 #37)
–Batman begins keeping Black & Red Casebooks, bookbinding his chronological case-files (r in Detective Comics Vol. 3 Annual #2 & Detective Comics #1030)
–Batman & Superman begin debates about superhero ethics (r in Batman/Superman Vol. 2 #1)
–Early September. Batman visits Crime Alley & parents’ graves (r in Detective Comics #1000 Part 5, Detective Comics #1000 Part 10, & Dial H for Hero #5)
–Bruce makes first offer to buy Monarch Theater (r in Batman Vol. 3 #95)
–Red Hood falls into chemicals; Riddler debuts; Batman deals with Riddler’s “Zero Year” scheme (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #29, Batman and The Signal #2, Batman Vol. 3 #53, Justice League Vol. 4 #51, & Detective Comics #1027 Part 1 / r in Batman Vol. 3 #25-26, Batman Vol. 3 #28, Batman: The Merciless #1, Detective Comics #969 Part 2, Batman Vol. 3 Annual #2 Part 1 Conclusion, Batman and The Signal #1-3, Batman Giant #5-6, & Batman: Three Jokers #1-3)
–Batman keeps Riddler’s costume as trophy, begins commemorative wall (r in Doomsday Clock #2 & Batman Vol. 3 #54)
–Batman begins taking DNA samples of all his foes, sets up DNA-typing lab (r in Detective Comics #999)
–Batman collects giant penny trophy (r in Flash Vol. 5 #21)
–Batman Vol. 3 Annual #2 Part 1 Conclusion / fb from Catwoman Vol. 5 #17
–Batman collects T rex trophy (r in Flash Vol. 5 #21 & Detective Comics #1000 Part 2)
–Batman vs Killer Moth (fb from Batman Giant Vol. 2 #5 Part 1 / r in Detective Comics #958)
–Batman begins hanging people upside down (r in Lois Lane Vol. 2 #5)
–Batman, Catwoman, & Detective Flannery rescue Maggie Kyle from Stan the Pimp (r in Catwoman Vol. 5 #3 & Catwoman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular Part 6)
–Catwoman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular Part 6
–Batman vs Hugo Strange (r in Batwoman: Rebirth #1, Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #18, Detective Comics #973, & Trinity Vol. 2 #21)
–Joker debuts (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #95, Batman: Three Jokers #1, Batman: Three Jokers #3, & Punchline #1 / r in Flash Vol. 5 #21, Batwoman: Rebirth #1, Batman Vol. 3 #27, Detective Comics #995, Detective Comics #1025, Harley Quinn Vol. 3 #57, Batman: Three Jokers #1, & Punchline #1)
–Batman begins dumping chemicals at Gotham Industrial Clean Waste (r in Batman/Superman Vol. 2 #10)
–Batman sets up Joker cork board (r in Doomsday Clock #2The Batman Who Laughs #1, & The Batman Who Laughs #6)
–Batman learns Joker’s secret ID (r in Batman: Three Jokers #3)
–Wayne Foundation grants given to Arkham Asylum; GCPD Armory built (r in Batman Secret Files #1 Part 2, Batman/Superman Vol. 2 #2, & New Year’s Evil #1 Part 7)
–Late November. Batman vs Joker; Batman collects several items, visits Joker at Arkham, enlarges playing card (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #29Batman Vol. 3 #53, Detective Comics #1027 Part 3, & Batman: Three Jokers #1 / r in Dark Days: The Casting #1 & Doomsday Clock #2 & Batman: Three Jokers #1)
–Bruce & Alfred discuss skyline doodles (r in Batman Vol. 3 #86)
–Batman vs Ted Krosby (r in Harley Quinn: Villain of the Year #1)
–Wayne Foundation begins donating money to various institutions (r in Deathstroke Vol. 4 #41 & Batgirl Vol. 5 #50 Part 1)
–Batman puts dad’s bat-costume on display (r in Nightwing Vol. 4 #29)
–Batman & Robin vs Joker (fb from Batman Beyond Vol. 8 #25)
–Batman vs Mad Monk (r in Gotham City Monsters #1)
–Batman & Alfred upgrade Wayne Manor & Batcave security (r in Deathstroke Vol. 4 #34-35)
–Batman vs Scarecrow; Abigail O’Shay traumatized (fb from Batman Vol. 3 #53 & Detective Comics #1027 Part 1 / r in Batman Vol. 3 #25, Batman Vol. 3 #69, Batwoman Vol. 3 #7-8, Detective Comics #964, Detective Comics #967, Detective Comics #985, & Batman: Kings of Fear #5)

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