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Author Archive: Ian Miller

Review: Justice League #33

Overview: Cyborg faces titanic threats both inside and out as the Bats Out Of Hell tie-in crossover concludes.   Editor’s Note: This issue is the final part of the Bats Out of Hell...

Review: Detective Comics #968

Overview: “A Lonely Place of Living” concludes as Tim confronts his future alongside his family.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ulysses Armstrong, “The General,” works sullenly in the...

Group Spotlight: The Birds of Prey Roster (Part 1)

Introduction: Welcome to TBU’s spotlight on the Birds of Prey roster! Inspired by the recent “Manslaughter” arc in the current Batgirl and the Birds of Prey title, in which our main Birds;...

Review: Justice League #32

Overview: Cyborg attempts to rally the Justice League against the Dark Knights.   Editor’s Note: This issue is the second part of the Bats Out of Hell crossover that started last week in...

Review: Batman: The Devastator #1

Overview: Superman’s family faces one of their worst nightmares: an evil Batman combined with Doomsday.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Devastator, an evil, bone-covered Batman, narrates...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #3

Overview: Dick Grayson goes on the lam to save his son from the society he set up himself.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In DC, Kate Kane learns of Dick and his son Jake’s arrest as well as...

Review: Detective Comics #967

Overview: Red Robin Tim reunites with the team, but Batman Tim from the future has dark plans afoot.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Bruce obsessively replays the footage of Tim’s “death.”...

Review: Batman: The Drowned #1

Overview: Bryce Wayne, the Drowned Batman, floods our world with dead water, overwhelming Aquaman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Drowned, a combination of Aquaman and Batman in female form...

Review: Detective Comics #966

Overview: Tim Drake of Tomorrow and Today clash as they flee Doomsday!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In Gotham, far in the future, Anarky flees from a gun-wielding Tim Drake Batman. Though this...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #2

Overview: Dick Grayson’s past collides with his present as his son manifests superpowers.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Jake Grayson recounts the history of the powerless world – the...

Review: Detective Comics #965

Overview: Tim Drake, Red Robin, fights for freedom amid shocking revelations.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Years ago, Dick Grayson is shocked when a young Tim Drake approaches him after the...

Review: Detective Comics #964

Overview: As Basil Karlo struggles with his inner Clayface, Stephanie Brown faces dangerous revelations from both Anarky and Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Yesterday, at Arkham Asylum,...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #1

Overview: Dick Grayson, formerly Nightwing, enforces a no-superpowers regime far in the future.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Twelve years ago, in Metropolis, Nightwing walks away from a huge...

Review: Detective Comics #963

Overview: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) struggles with her mission as her partner, Anarky, reveals his larger plan to her.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Several months ago, before Tim Drake (Red...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #13

Overview: Poison Ivy’s rage threatens the Bird’s lives and mission in the conclusion of “Source Code.”   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In the vents of Terracare, Batgirl, Catwoman,...

Review: Detective Comics #962

Overview: In the finale of “Intelligence,” all must come together to fight Jean-Paul Valley’s nemesis Ascalon, but surprises await…   Synopsis (Spoilers ahead): In the violent...

Review: Bane: Conquest #4

Overview: Bane’s path crosses with Catwoman’s as he matches wits with Dionysius.   Summary (spoilers ahead): In St. Petersburg, Catwoman meets a nervous contact named Dmitri. Unfortunately...

Review: Batgirl #13

In Brief: Batgirl and Catwoman team up with Babs’s student Esme to track down some missing pets.   Summary (Spoilers): Esme, the prodigy student in Babs’s coding workshop, opens the issue...

Review: Detective Comics #961

In Brief: Azrael faces his very real inner demons, while his body fights the rest of the team, and Batman pursues danger against Zatanna’s advice.   Summary (Spoilers): Zatanna opens our...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #12

In Brief: Batgirl must seek out Catwoman while the rest of the Birds infiltrate the enemy’s lair, only to find a surprise waiting.   Summary (Spoilers): The Birds plan their assault on...

Review: Detective Comics #960

In Brief: Batman and Zatanna struggle with magical questions, while Jean-Paul’s own internal conflict could spell doom for his teammates.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, a young Bruce and...

Review: Bane: Conquest #3

In Brief: Bane catches a big break as his path continues to tangle with Batman’s.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane juices up on Venom and suits up after his breakout with Batman. Bane pursues...

Review: Batgirl #12

In Brief: Batgirl investigates a “ghost” haunting the local Y swimming pool.   Summary (Spoilers): At the Burnside Y, Batgirl is fending off obnoxious “paranormal reporter” Kayla while...

Review: Detective Comics #959

In Brief: As Batman and Zatanna reconnect, Azrael faces Ascalon and comes away shaken.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, Zatanna finds Bruce atop a casino roof in Vegas, trying to master her...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #11

In Brief: Gus, the new Oracle, finds himself in hot water with the Birds when his past comes to light in “Source Code”.   Summary (Spoilers): At the clock tower following the conclusion of...

Review: Detective Comics #958

In Brief: “Intelligence” kicks off with Jean-Paul Valley, Azrael’s past crashing into his new life.   Summary (Spoilers): A bleeding hairy dwarf in a trench coat staggers towards the...

Review: Bane: Conquest #2

In Brief: Bane finds himself in a new prison, with a surprising ally, in his quest to rule the international criminal world.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane faces off against Damocles, Venom...

Review: Batgirl #11

In Brief: Ethan’s plans as the supervillain Blacksun are revealed, and Batgirl must rush to save the day.   Summary (Spoilers): As Ethan reveals himself as the villain Blacksun to his...

Review: Detective Comics #957

In Brief: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) faces a new challenge in her crusade to end all costumed combatants in Gotham – the vicious armored villain Wrath.   Summary (Spoilers): As Harvey...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10

In Brief: The Birds team up with Nightwing and Green Arrow to defeat the power-stealing villain Blackbird.   Summary (Spoilers): Rushing to save the undercover Black Canary, Batgirl, Huntress,...