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Author Archive: Ed Grause

Batgirl: The Most Important DC Title Today

In 2011, the DC universe went through an abrupt change when the company relaunched its entire line after the events ofFlashpoint, an event that rebooted a universe that had persisted for nearly 75...

TBU Top 10: Ed’s Favorite Batman Comics

Disclaimer: These are my Top Ten Batman titles and although they should… they may not reflect the entire staff of TBU’s opinion. 10: Batman: The Cult This one reads like a classic horror story...

Editorial: Tim Drake Must Die

Robin has been a part of the Batman mythos almost as long as the Caped Crusader himself. Robin first appeared in Detective Comics #38 in 1940, which means the character’s 75th anniversary is being...

Why Scott Snyder is the Prettiest Girl in the Bar

  I read a lot of comics. I read a lot from the DC Universe, and more specifically, Batman titles. Readers get a wide range of quality on comics on a monthly basis, but today I want to talk...

TBU Collected: Batman: Ego

  Join Ed, Donovan and Stella as they review Batman: Ego.  

TBU Collected: Batgirl: Year One

  Join Ed, Donovan and Stella as they review Batgirl: Year One.  

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #73

This week we get the final chapter in the four part Hell’s Bells storyline. The set up in the book's chapters preceding this one and especially the first two I found to be very compelling....

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #71

We are on to the second part of the Hells Bells storyline written by Scott Kolins. I read both chapters #70 and #71 of this story at the same time and right from the start we see that this is a pure...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #69

The first thing you notice on the cover page is that is one chapter story. Before I even had the chance to read the first panel this story was already on my good side. And it continued to be on my...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #68

This chapter is the wrap up to the I, Batman storyline that we started a few weeks ago. This story started out very strong for me in chapter one but seems to be running out of gas as it crosses the...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #65

We are right back into the action this week after the first chapter of this story. Last week we did not get to see the abomination that Norman had created but we he plays front and center in this...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #66

This week we start off a new adventure in Legends of the Dark Knight with part one of Aaron Lopresti’s I, Batman. This story itself is gripping right from the first sequence. We get the Joker...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #65

This chapter starts off from last month’s cliffhanger which once again had Batman and Robin and the mercy of the Element Queen.  The story is the same in tone in last month and this...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #64

For those of you that have not been following the digital first title Legends of the Dark Knight this week’s installment is the 2nd is a 3-part series entitled “Elements of Crime”....

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #17

A lot has happened since the close of Red Hood and the Outlaws #16. If you have not had the opportunity to read Batman #17, turn back now. But if you are ready, then so am I! Let’s move forward...

Introducing TBU’s Facebook Discussion Group

  Have you always wanted a place to talk about all things in The Batman Universe?   Well if that was your dream you are in luck! Powered by Facebook and funded by Wayne Enterprises this new...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #16

Last month we ended with Jason Todd’s unconscious body being dropped next to Tim Drake who also was taking a nap. The Titans and the Outlaws were looking to team up to track down their leaders...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Justice League #16

A quick rehash for those of you who have not been following this particular story: this issue is continued from Aquaman #15. Orm, a.k.a. Ocean Master, the brother of Arthur, is now the king of...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #15

The Joker is back! At the end of last month’s issue, Jason had found the unconscious body of Isabel, GCPD was about to break down the door and the Joker was on the TV screen letting Jason know...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #14

The big battle in space is over and our team is on its way back to Earth in “Red Hood and the Outlaws #14”. This issue starts us off with a bang as Superman comes alongside and asks for a...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #13

After a break in the action for last month’s #0, Jason Todd’s only origin story , we are back into the action right where we left off in Red Hood and the Outlaws #12. We are in the middle...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #0

After a full year of adventure with Jason and friends since the New 52 we finally get to the long awaited zero month and a DC mandated issue to flesh out the back stories of our favorite characters....