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Author Archive: Joshua Lapin-Bertone

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...

Season 3: Episode 4: New Day Rising

Penguin is mayor, but is love in the air? Are he and Nygma more than friends? Did it make sense that Selina saw through who Five was? Is Gordon a better singer than Gwen Stefani? Find out this week...

Season 3: Episode 3: Look Into My Eyes

Penguin’s running for mayor! How is this time different than the previous times he’s done it in other media? Josh and Don ponder that as well as what the heck Thomas Wayne was up to in...

Season 3: Episode 2: Burn the Witch

How does Gotham grab viewers attention the same night as a presidential debate? By airing a mediocre episode. Gordon finally gets an apartment, but we’re faced with other headteachers. Why did...

Season 3: Episode 1: Better to Reign in Hell

Gotham is back after a summer vacation? How did Gordon and friends spend it? Will year three of Gotham be the craziest of all? Josh and Don are back for another year of homeless cops, mutants and...

SDCC 2016: Finding Gordon a Home on Gotham

  Over on the The Gotham Chronicle podcast, we’ve affectionately referred to the “Gotham” version of Gordon as “homeless cop”.   It may seem as if Jim was living at his fiancée...

SDCC 2016: New Falcone Coming to Gotham

The Batman Universe had a chance to talk to Morena Baccarin (Lee Tompkins from “Gotham”) during San Diego Comic-Con 2016. During that conversation she gave some details about the newest member of...

Season 2: Episode 22: Transference

Dustin is back to discuss the end of season two with Don and Josh. Is Gotham better now than it was last year? What kind of a future does it have? Did the season finale live up to expectations? Tune...

Season 2: Episode 21: A Legion of Horribles

    Josh and Don are back to talk more Gotham! Fish has returned and now has Fish mind control powers! We also finally discover where Gordon has been living this whole time. The season is...

Season 2: Episode 20: Unleashed

Josh is left all on his own to cover the latest episode of Gotham and to ponder all of it’s questions. Why did Alfred let Bruce go off on his own in the manor when a murderer was stalking them?...

Season 2: Episode 19: Azrael

It’s an all singing, all dancing episode of ‘The Gotham Chronicle’. Josh discovers Strange’s past life as a Disney general. Is this the finest hour for Barnes as well as his...