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Author Archive: Joshua Lapin-Bertone

SDCC: Sean Pertwee Hopes Julia Pennyworth Comes to Gotham

The staff of TBU attended the Gotham press junket at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2017. We were able to speak with Sean Pertwee about what’s in store for Alfred and Bruce during the fourth...

Review: LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain

The Story: The girls of Superhero High are back, but this time they’re in LEGO form. Batgirl (Ashlyn Selich), Wonder Woman (Grey Griffin) and Supergirl (Anais Fairweather) wind up losing a day...

SDCC: Gotham Showrunner John Stephens Explains Origins of Bruce Wayne Clone

The mystery of the Bruce Wayne clone was a puzzling subplot within the third season of Gotham. We knew Thomas Wayne was conducting experiments in Indian Hill, but why had he grown a copy of his own...

SDCC 2017

The Gotham Chronicle goes to San Diego Comic Con! Alfred tells us about his dark side, Tabitha talks about new alliances, Nygma tells is about filming his favorite scene and Ra’s al Ghul...

SDCC: Young Justice Crew Talks Spoilers, DC Streaming and More

On July 21, the Batman Universe crew attended the Young Justice press room at San Diego Comic-Con. Producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti were there along with art director Phil Bourassa. They are...

SDCC: What other character did Barbara almost become in Gotham?

At end of Gotham’s third season, we learned that Drew Powell’s “Butch Gilzean” was actually an existing character named Solomon Grundy. This continues in the tradition of other DC shows like...

Review: Suicide Squad #21

The Story (spoilers ahead): Harley Quinn is now the field leader for the Squad, and she’s taking the team on a mission to attack The People. Putting a lunatic like Harley in charge goes about as...

Season 3: Episode 21: Destiny Calling/Episode 22: Heavydirtysoul

LIVE SHOW!!! Josh and Don take in several callers to talk about the Season 3 finale! What did they think of Ra’s al Ghul? The many surprise deaths? The resolution to the Alice Tetch Virus? The...

Season 3: Episode 20: Pretty Hate Machine

Now that Leslie Thompkins is evil, she sets her red sights on the hapless Gordon! Can Alfred bring Bruce back to from the dark side? Will Riddler and the gang catch up to Penguin? Will a special...

Season 3: Episode 19: All Will Be Judged

Join Josh and Don for the latest chapter of “Mad City”! What the heck is Lee’s problem and what is she up to? Is this the end of Katherine (yes)? Just where is this all going?

Season 3: Episode 18: Light the Wick

Join Josh and Don as they look at the newest chapter in the Alice Tech saga. What’s with all the Ford product placement? Will poor Bruce keep getting hit with the flashback stick? Did Lee...

Season 3: Episode 17: The Primal Riddle

Riddler seeks to learn about the Court of Owls! Penguin continues to amass his army of Super Villains! Tabitha begins to distrust Barbara! Join Don and Josh as they review “The Primal...

Season 3: Episode 16: These Dark and Delicate Obsessions

Join Josh and Don as they question the nature of Gotham’s mayors. Is the public suspicious that mayors keep dying and the same one keeps coming back? Is Darkseid somehow behind the death of...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Gives Commentary on Bane: Conquest #1

Chuck Dixon is known for many thing in his long career, but one of the things he is best known for is his work in The Batman Universe. We have spoke at length with Dixon in the pas about his work and...

Review: Teen Titans #7

The Story (spoilers ahead): After King Shark showed up at the end of the last issue, the Teen Titans try to take him down. Unfortunately for the acting leader, Robin, no one has read his playbook...

Season 3: Episode 15: How the Riddler Got His Name

Gotham is back after an unusually long spring hiatus. Lucius is back in the spotlight as he takes on Nygma. How is Nygma’s new role and was Lucius a suitable character for the spotlight? Join...

The Riverdale Chronicle

It’s the reunion podcast fans have been waiting for! Jon Wilson joins his former “Millie the Model Classics” co-hosts Josh and Don to discuss the latest episode of...

Editorial: Is it time for a Batgirl/Starfire team up?

  Editor’s Note: Click on the bold text links for some images from DC past!   While reading the latest issue of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, a thought occurred to me; it’s time...

Tim Drake fans should check out Superman #18

For all the Bat-fans out there who are missing Tim Drake in the pages of Detective Comics, you can turn to the pages of today’s issue of Superman to get a brief check-in with the former Robin....

Is Nightwing heading for fatherhood?

As the headline and teaser image reveals, Nightwing gets a voicemail which may change things forever. In Nightwing #16 (out today), his current girlfriend Shawn Tsang thinks she may be pregnant. If...

Season 3: Episode 14: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

The Winter Finale (?) concludes with the resolution of the Nygma/Penguin romance, the Jerome storyline, Bruce’s maturation, and Josh and Don’s thoughts on the first half of season three!

Season 3: Episode 13: Smile Like You Mean It

Jerome is back, but are Don and Josh ready to accept him with open arms? Join us for the latest Gotham Chronicle as we ponder the ramifications of Jerome’s resurrection.

Season 3: Episode 12: Ghosts

On the SPOOKY episode, Penguin is haunted by the Ghost of Pee Wee Herman! Jerome may be brought back to life like Frankenstein! Selina’s mother returns from the grave! Ok, maybe not that last...

Season 3: Episode 11: Beware of the Green-Eyed Monster

It’s Lee and Mario’s wedding day. Donovan and Josh have front row seats to the festivities. Was anyone surprised by Selina’s mom? How will Gordon get out of this one? Listen to the...

Season 3: Episode 10: Time Bomb

Is this the hand of Tabitha’s hand? Why are the Owls targeting Mario? Is he the Talon? Josh and Don try to unravel the latest Gotham developments.

Season 3: Episode 9: The Executioner

Barnes has sure gone crazy huh? And now adult Ivy has revealed herself to Bruce and Selina. Join Josh and Don for a look at the latest chapter of Gotham’s “Mad City”.

Season 3: Episode 8: Blood Rush

Don and Josh work off their anxiety from the Presidential Election by reviewing “Blood Rush”. Is Isabella just the first in a long line of Kringle clones? Is Barnes Breaking Bad? Why...

Season 3: Episode 7: Red Queen

The fallout from last episode is felt here, but was the follow up satisfactory? What is up with the new Kringle and is she just as dumb as the old one? Can Gotham really get away with an episode...

Season 3: Episode 6: Follow the White Rabbit

Josh and Don are completely opposite on their opinions of Gotham’s “Follow the White Rabbit”. Why did one love it and the other hate it? How does the Penguin and Riddler shipping...

Season 3: Episode 5: Anything For You

After last week’s honest speculation on Penguin and Riddler’s relationship, Josh and Don were shocked to see that thread dramatically develop! The guys talk romance, betrayals and put...