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Author Archive: Donovan Grant

Review: Batgirl #43

THE PLOT: Batgirl investigates a series of vicious tiger attacks that have been plaguing Burnside, all while trying to organize her ex-roommate’s wedding!   MY THOUGHTS: This issue is why...

Review: Batgirl Annual #3

THE PLOT: A missing persons case leads Batgirl to chase a doomsday device all across Gotham, encountering various heroes along the way!   MY THOUGHTS: Annuals have mostly fallen out of style,...

Review: Batgirl #42

THE PLOT: Warned by the new Batman (James Gordon) that unsanctioned vigilantes are once again outlawed in Gotham, Batgirl attempts to apprehend the supercharged villain Livewire while avoiding the...

Review: Justice League: Gods and Monsters

THE PLOT: In a divergent timeline where General Zod inserted his essence into the egg of the House of El, the DC Universe as we know it is completely unrecognizable. Superman, the adopted son of...

Review: Batgirl #41

THE PLOT: While battling a cult trying to resurrect Hooq, Batgirl is introduced to the new Batman, whom she later learns by confession is her father Jim Gordon! Later that night, Livewire has come to...

Review: Convergence: Batgirl #2

THE PLOT: Gorilla Grodd from an alternate universe attacks Batgirl, Black Bat and Red Robin, after being transported to a fight zone in the middle of a battle against Catman. Black Bat is knocked out...

Batman vs Robin

Join Don, Ed and Joshua Paul as they give their commentary for the Batman vs Robin.

Review: Convergence: Batgirl #1

THE PLOT:  One year ago Gotham City was trapped beneath a mysterious dome. Stephanie Brown a.k.a. Batgirl soon gave up her costumed identity. A year later, and she is summoned to help battle for the...

Review: Batgirl: Endgame #1

THE PLOT: Batgirl must make her way through a sea of Jokerized Gothamites to save a lone little girl before she’s turned into a giggling maniac, or killed.   MY THOUGHTS: Welp…that sure was...

Review: Batgirl #40

THE PLOT: A maniacal A.I. version of Barbara has positioned a space laser to kill hundreds of Gothamites it feels will lead the city to a spiral of future crime. Can Batgirl and her friends defeat...

Review: Batgirl #39

THE PLOT: Burnside’s turned completely against Batgirl, and Barbara’s not disagreeing with them! With her relationships fractured and her public name tarnish, will learning the truth about her...

Episode 14: The Fearsome Dr. Crane

Join Don and Stella as they review this week’s episode of Gotham, The Fearsome Dr. Crane.

Superman: The Animated Series-World’s Finest Part 3

Join Don and guest Michael Bailey as they give their commentary for the Superman: The Animated Series episode World’s Finest Part 3.

Superman: The Animated Series-World’s Finest Part 2

Join Don and guest Michael Bailey as they give their commentary for the Superman: The Animated Series episode World’s Finest Part 2.

Superman: The Animated Series-World’s Finest Part 1

Join Don and guest Michael Bailey as they give their commentary for the Superman: The Animated Series episode World’s Finest Part 1.

Review: Batgirl #38

Batgirl’s Burnside’s newest sensation, and Barbara’s gonna make sure it stays that way! But at what cost? Oh, and Black Canary’s in a band.   MY THOUGHTS: I’ve read this issue three...

Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Invasion of the Secret Santas

Join Don and Dustin as they give commentary on the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode, Invasion of the Secret Santas.

Batgirl #37 Follow-Up

  In the days following the release of Batgirl #37, the book has come under fire for what many claim to be invoking hackneyed negative portrayals of transgendered people. Since then the creative...

Review: Batgirl #37

THE PLOT: A new artist at Burnside named Dagger Type has made Batgirl his muse for a series of pretentious artworks. Meanwhile, Batgirl hunts for an imposter who’s been making waves on social media...

Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Chill of the Night

Join Don and guest, Michael Bailey as they give commentary on the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode, Chill of the Night.

Batman: The Brave the Bold: Battle of the Superheroes

Join Don and guest, Michael Bailey, as they give commentary on the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode, Battle of the Superheroes.

Review: Batgirl #36

Batgirl finds herself pitted against the Jawbreakers, evil motorcyclists who’ve seemingly come to life from a show she watched as a kid!   While setting up shop at Burnside College and meeting...

LOST AND FOUND: What to expect from the return of the Post-Crisis DC Universe

  Today it’s been confirmed that the 2015 DC Comics event story Convergence will directly involve fan favorite characters that either draw specifically from their pre-New 52 incarnations are...

Review: Batgirl #35

THE PLOT: Recently moved into the Burnside Apartment complex complete with new roommates and neighbors, Barbara “Batgirl” Gordon finds herself presented with a new mystery involving the theft of...

Review: Batgirl: Futures End #1

Gail Simone’s Batgirl run ends with a look into the future! Will her era on Babs Gordon end on a high note, or will we be blocking out her memory in years to come?   THE PLOT: Two years from...

Batman Beyond: Dead Man’s Hand Commentary

Join Don and Stella as they give commentary on the Batman Beyond episode, Dead Man’s Hand.

The Batman: Artifacts Commentary

  Join Don and Stella as they give commentary on the Artifacts epsidoes of The Batman.  

Review: Nightwing #30

Story: A month after Dr. Leslie Thompkins was rescued in the Congo by mysterious agents of  the secret organization Spyral, Batman and Nightwing participate in a furious workout, detailing the...

TBU Exclusive: Devin Grayson on Her Batman Universe Work

Devin Grayson is a writer known to most Bat-Fans of the late ’90s and early ’00s. The originator of the Gotham Knights title (as well as writer on Catwoman, Batman and Arsenal Plus, and...

Son of Batman (2014)

  Join Don and Stella as they give their commentary for Son of Batman.