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Author Archive: Jessica Nilo Alves

Last Week in the Batcave

Sorry, folks, the cave is closed. No, I have no idea why. They only told me some big shots are in a meeting and don’t want no one bothering. Yeah, yeah, I saw some of them going downstairs. I...

Review: Super Sons #8

Overview: Robin and Superboy are taken to a different dimension, landing on a planet that is being slowly eaten by Ygarddis, a cosmic parasite.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue picks up...

Last Week in the Batcave

Last week we went through a date that marked not only the history of the United States but also of the world. I remember watching my morning cartoons and having them interrupted by a special news...

TBU By the Numbers – August 2017

After a month where all titles ranked higher on the overall market positions, August saw them all falling again, with the exception of Batman. Nonetheless, DC ruled the top 3 positions according to...

Last week in the Batcave

Last Tuesday, Batman: The Animated Series celebrated 25 years since it first aired. The reason for many of us to be gathered here in the underground of Wayne Manor today, the series is up to this day...

Last Week in the Batcave

This is a week filled with joy, Bat-visitors, for this is a week filled with Bat-boys. From Nightwing being cast for the Titans series, to the boys appearing in Batman, Tim being a nerd in Detective...

Last Week in the Batcave

So there I was, stepping into the Batcave to do this wrap up of last week, and what do I find? The remains of a large gathering, batarangs scattered across the floor, teacups and coffee mugs left all...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for November 2017

The mysterious involvement of Dr. Manhattan in Rebirth will finally come to light in November as Doomsday Clock #1 hits shelves. Written by Geoff Johns with art by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson, the...

Last Week in the Batcave

  Winter is coming and with it more and more Bat-Books are finding their way out of the depths of DC’s shelves. This week we are welcoming a new title with Batman: Creature of the Night....

Review: Super Sons #7

Overview: Joined by Superboy, the Teen Titans have to face the Forgotten Villains in order to restore Robin to his natural age.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Titans are gathered in the...

Review: Batwoman #6

Overview: In a dystopic future, Batwoman and Red Hood take it upon themselves to stop the dictatorship established in Gotham by the new Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The first two pages...

TBU By the Numbers – July 2017

July brought positive shifts for The Batman Universe titles in the overall market, with only three of the issues dropping on the ranking. With Marvel releasing some #1 issues as they make a...

Last Week in the Batcave

We’re coming from a sad week, a week in which we had to say farewell to Olive and Maps. Gotham Academy has come to an end and to pay proper homage to it BRENDEN FLETCHER, one of the writers of...

Last Week in the Batcave

Batman: The Animated Series was the entry point for many of us gathered here today in this cave. Kevin Conroy – Batman’s voice in the series – is regarded as the one true Batman for...

Last Week in the Batcave

We are turning the Batcave into a barber shop this week. This is no important news, in any way, but it has taken over every single social network I use. What I’m talking about is Henry...

Last Week in the Batcave

With SDCC happening this weekend you would think the Batcave would be sooo packed with news, right? Wrong. The ‘Cave was never so lonely, with everyone traveling to sunny California. Most of...

Review: Super Sons #6

In Brief: Robin and Superboy meet for a night out fighting crime. Their get together is cut short by the arrival of the Teen Titans, who are working on a case in Metropolis.   Summary (spoilers...

Review: Batwoman #5

In Brief: This is the tale of how Kate and Safiyah got together.   Summary (spoilers ahead): We are taken back to the time when Kate got washed onto the shores of Coryana. The issue opens with a...

TBU By the Numbers – June 2017

Three big events happened on June and the three of them figured on the top 5 issues of the month: the first installment of Dark Days, the last issue of Dark Knight III, and Batman’s proposal to...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for October 2017

October will be bringing us the first issues of two special Batman series: White Knight and Dark Prince Charming. Written and illustrated by Sean Gordon Murphy, Batman: White Knight #1 will be...

Last Week in the Batcave

  Gather ’round, my dear darkness dwellers, for we are about to start our annual pumpkin carving session. This year the theme will be Alfred’s mustache. The best pumpkin artist will...

Last Week in the Batcave

I have to open our regular meeting this week with a little bit of bragging from my part. I must have instincts more heightened than all of them Bats put together because I smelled something fishy...

TBU By the Numbers – May 2017

Our sales figures breakdown is back! And we are back with a bang as we cover May 2017, the month that Rebirth reached its one-year milestone. To mark this, we are not only covering the issue-by-issue...

Last Week in the Batcave

This has been an abnormally calm week, one that would make Bruce suspect of what Gotham is cooking up for him for the week to come. And rightly so, because some new projects are starting to sprout,...

Last Week in the Batcave

This week we have a lot of introductions to make, as a ton of announcements has fallen on our heads. Between the seven one-shots spinning out of Metal, all of them evil versions of Batman, and the...

Review: Super Sons #5

In Brief: Grounded, Superboy and Robin are having trouble coping with the restrictions in their lives. As Superboy runs away from home to clear his head, he and Robin solve their unresolved issues as...

Review: Batwoman #4

In Brief: The final issue of The Many Arms of Death. Kate and faces Tahani and together with the Warlords try to avoid the destruction of Coryanna.   Summary (spoilers): The twins flee the...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for September 2017

A few titles and a crossover is going to be spawning out of DARK NIGHTS: METAL in September. Firstly, there will be seven one-shots featuring evil versions of Batman coming from the Dark Multiverse,...

Last Week in the Batcave

Sorry for the mess down here, friends, but yesterday was Alfred’s day off and things got a bit out of hand. It was Father’s Day after all, and the old man deserves a little rest. What...

Last Week in the Batcave

Batman is gone, long live the Batman. It is time to say farewell to Mr. Adam West, the Batman from the ’66 television series, who left the land of the living this weekend making all of the...