#1 Posted by nehpets (2 posts) - - Show Bio

I started a few weeks ago with smallville i always hated superman but after watching smallville i wanne get into the comics of DC

does anyone know some good ones of their origins like superman,batman,flash etc

if its possible please from the year 2000 and up :p

#2 Edited by SmashBrawler (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh, jeez. I have a handful :P

I guess I'll list some from different characters and stuff:

Superman

  • Man of Steel (and the rest of John Byrne's run)
  • For All Seasons
  • Birthright
  • Last Son
  • Escape from Bizarro World
  • Superman and Legion of Super Heroes
  • Brainiac
  • Earth One (Vol. 1 and 2) <--- Especially recommended if you're a new Superman reader
  • Superman and the Men of Steel
  • All Star Superman
  • Red Son

Batman

  • Year One
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • The Long Halloween
  • Dark Victory
  • The Killing Joke
  • A Death in the Family
  • Knightfall
  • Cataclysm
  • No Man's Land
  • Grant Morrison's run
  • Gotham by Gaslight
  • Thrillkiller
  • Gotham Noir

Wonder Woman

  • George Perez's run
  • Greg Rucka's run
  • Gail Simone's run
  • A League of One
  • Brian Azzarello's run

Green Lantern

  • Emerald Dawn I & II
  • Green Lantern/Green Arrow
  • Willworld
  • Ganthet's Tale
  • Geoff Johns' run
  • Green Lantern Corps (post Rebirth)
  • Alan Moore's stories

The Flash

  • Pretty much all of Vol 2, from Mike Baron to Geoff Johns (especially stuff like The Return of Barry Allen and Blitz)
  • The Flash & Green Lantern: The Brave and the Bold
  • Final Crisis: Rogues' Revenge

Yeah, I know it looks like I'm not recommending much, but my first recommendation are 200+ issues, so I think that's enough for now ;)

Aquaman

  • Peter David's run
  • Aquaman Vol 6
  • Geoff Johns' run

Justice League of America

  • JLA: Year One
  • JLA: Incanations
  • JLI/JLE
  • Morrison's run
  • Mark Waid's run
  • Joe Kelly's run
  • Kingdom Come
  • The New Frontier
  • Riddle of the Beast
  • The Nail & Another Nail

List any characters or teams you're interested in!

#3 Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek (20164 posts) - - Show Bio

@SmashBrawler said:

Oh, jeez. I have a handful :P

I guess I'll list some from different characters and stuff:

Superman

  • Man of Steel (and the rest of John Byrne's run)
  • For All Seasons
  • Birthright
  • Last Son
  • Escape from Bizarro World
  • Superman and Legion of Super Heroes
  • Brainiac
  • Earth One (Vol. 1 and 2) <--- Especially recommended if you're a new Superman reader
  • Superman and the Men of Steel
  • All Star Superman
  • Red Son

Batman

  • Year One
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • The Long Halloween
  • Dark Victory
  • The Killing Joke
  • A Death in the Family
  • Knightfall
  • Cataclysm
  • No Man's Land
  • Grant Morrison's run
  • Gotham by Gaslight
  • Thrillkiller
  • Gotham Noir

Wonder Woman

  • George Perez's run
  • Greg Rucka's run
  • Gail Simone's run
  • A League of One
  • Brian Azzarello's run

Green Lantern

  • Emerald Dawn I & II
  • Green Lantern/Green Arrow
  • Willworld
  • Ganthet's Tale
  • Geoff John's run
  • Green Lantern Corps (post Rebirth)
  • Alan Moore's stories

The Flash

  • Pretty much all of Vol 2, from Mike Baron to Geoff Johns (specially stuff like The Return of Barry Allen and Blitz)
  • The Flash & Green Lantern: The Brave and the Bold
  • Final Crisis: Rogues' Revenge

Yeah, I know it looks like I'm not recommending much, but my first recommendation are 200+ issues, so I think that's enough for now ;)

Aquaman

  • Peter David's run
  • Aquaman Vol 6
  • Geoff Johns' run

Justice League of America

  • JLA: Year One
  • JLA: Incanations
  • JLI/JLE
  • Morrison's run
  • Mark Waid's run
  • Joe Kelly's run
  • Riddle of the Beast
  • The Nail & Another Nail

List any characters or teams you're interested in!

Pretty much this entire list.

Also don't forget the juicy bits of Professor Zoom and Hunter Zolomon vs. Barry Allen and Wally West!

#4 Posted by Immortal777 (7363 posts) - - Show Bio

@SmashBrawler said:

Oh, jeez. I have a handful :P

I guess I'll list some from different characters and stuff:

Superman

  • Man of Steel (and the rest of John Byrne's run)
  • For All Seasons
  • Birthright
  • Last Son
  • Escape from Bizarro World
  • Superman and Legion of Super Heroes
  • Brainiac
  • Earth One (Vol. 1 and 2) <--- Especially recommended if you're a new Superman reader
  • Superman and the Men of Steel
  • All Star Superman
  • Red Son

Batman

  • Year One
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • The Long Halloween
  • Dark Victory
  • The Killing Joke
  • A Death in the Family
  • Knightfall
  • Cataclysm
  • No Man's Land
  • Grant Morrison's run
  • Gotham by Gaslight
  • Thrillkiller
  • Gotham Noir

Wonder Woman

  • George Perez's run
  • Greg Rucka's run
  • Gail Simone's run
  • A League of One
  • Brian Azzarello's run

Green Lantern

  • Emerald Dawn I & II
  • Green Lantern/Green Arrow
  • Willworld
  • Ganthet's Tale
  • Geoff John's run
  • Green Lantern Corps (post Rebirth)
  • Alan Moore's stories

The Flash

  • Pretty much all of Vol 2, from Mike Baron to Geoff Johns (specially stuff like The Return of Barry Allen and Blitz)
  • The Flash & Green Lantern: The Brave and the Bold
  • Final Crisis: Rogues' Revenge

Yeah, I know it looks like I'm not recommending much, but my first recommendation are 200+ issues, so I think that's enough for now ;)

Aquaman

  • Peter David's run
  • Aquaman Vol 6
  • Geoff Johns' run

Justice League of America

  • JLA: Year One
  • JLA: Incanations
  • JLI/JLE
  • Morrison's run
  • Mark Waid's run
  • Joe Kelly's run
  • Riddle of the Beast
  • The Nail & Another Nail

List any characters or teams you're interested in!

This with Kingdom Come

#5 Edited by SmashBrawler (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

@Immortal777: Goshdarnit, I knew I was forgetting something big!

I also forgot The New Frontier despite thinking about it the entire time. For shame.

#6 Posted by Immortal777 (7363 posts) - - Show Bio

@SmashBrawler: Shame on you for forgetting kingdom Come.

#7 Posted by SmashBrawler (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

@Immortal777: I deserve nothing but death :P

#8 Posted by Raizex (354 posts) - - Show Bio

Glad I'm not the only one that's just starting to watch Smallville. Lol

#9 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sorry, but "I just started reading comics but always hated Superman"?

#10 Posted by confirukia (219 posts) - - Show Bio

shutup,i love smallville,(just started watching reruns too)

#11 Posted by nehpets (2 posts) - - Show Bio

thanks guys it helped me out alot , today i orderd

Earth One Vol. 1 and 2

All-star Superman

Batman Year one

all 3 of the Auqaman and JLA: Year one :D

#12 Posted by The Stegman (23989 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, I was gonna add something, but Smashbrawler pretty much got it covered.

#13 Posted by SmashBrawler (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking back, I forgot The Cult and Death of a Prince.

Oh, well.