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Author Archive: Joshua Lapin-Bertone

DC in DC 2018: Chris Chalk talks diversity, Gotham and more

  On January 13, 2018, DC Comics held an event at Washington DC’s Newseum called “DC in DC 2018.” Many faces of DC Comics publishing and broadcasting showed up to give talks on...

DC in DC 2018: The Gotham Sirens talk Feminism, Choreography and Spoilers

On January 13, the Gotham Sirens participated in the “Wonder Women” panel at the “DC in DC 2018” event in Washington DC. Camren Bicondova (Selina Kyle), Jessica Lucas (Tabitha...

DC in DC 2018: J.W. Cortes talks PTSD and being Alvarez on Gotham

On January 13, DC held a non-traditional comic convention called “DC in DC 2018”. The event was held at Washington DC’s Newseum and featured discussions on topics such as feminism,...

DCU Spotlight: Black Lightning Premiere Event

On January 12-13, DC Comics and Warner Bros. TV came to Washington D.C. to hold the first ever “DC in DC” event. The event had panels dealing with topics such as representation, race,...

Season 4: Episode 11: Queen Takes Knight

TBU’s Senior Editor, Dustin, joins Josh, Don and Jan to discuss the fall finale for Gotham. Now that we know the extent of Sofia’s plan, does it make sense? Where can Jim go from here?...

Season 4: Episode 10: Things That Go Boom

Josh, Jan and Don cover “Things That Go Boom”. Did Lee really poison that guy? Can Jan overcome the emotional ringer of Martin’s goodbye? Sofia’s plan is revealed, but is...

Season 4: Episode 9: Let The Eat Pie

Josh, Jan and Don join Pyg, Oswald and Sofia for the Orphans gala. Is everything as it seems? Is there a conspiracy between Martin, Sofia and Pyg? Put on your tin foil hats for this episode of The...

Season 4: Episode 8: Stop Hitting Yourself

Join Josh, Don and Jan as they head to the Narrows to see the war between the Sirens and Cherry’s fight club. Could Tabitha have really held her own against Grundy? Is Gordon the right man to...

Season 4: Episode 7: A Day in the Narrows

Join Don, Jan and Josh are they journey into the Narrows. How many times will Ivy be recast? Was Headhunter just a poor Zasz substitute? Is this the Gordon we’ve finally been waiting for?

Season 4: Episode 6: Hog Day Afternoon

Where in the world is Sofia Falcone? Is her story line just being dragged on or is the ride worth it? Does hair equal villainy? Is Lee redeemed? Find out as Jan, Don and Josh discuss “Hog Day...

Season 4: Episode 5: The Blade’s Path

Join Josh, Don and Jan as they try to figure out what the heck just happened. What did Ra’s give to Barbara? Will he be back? Is Bruce a killer? What do we think of the new Grundy/Nygma team?

TBU Goes to NYCC 2017

Join Josh as he recounts and plays the audio from his New York Comic Con 2017 adventure! Press junkets for DC Original Movies, Gotham by Gaslight, Batman Vs Two Face and Batman The Animated Series....

Season 4: Episode 4: The Demon’s Head

Josh, Don and Jan go over the horrific events of Ben McKenzie’s script debut. What was up with the dog guy? Did Bruce cause the death of an innocent peer? How about that rap? Special guest...

TBU Exclusive: James Tynion talks about the “Conner” moment in Detective Comics

During New York Comic Con, The Batman Universe was able to sit down with James Tynion IV to discuss Detective Comics. Now that Detective Comics #966 is out, we can share some of the more spoilery...

NYCC 2017 Recap

Join Josh in New York Comic Con as he attends the Gotham press hour. Interviews included with Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Danny Cannon, Alexander Siddig, David Mazouz, Chris Chalk, Sean Pertwee, Drew...

NYCC: Gotham’s Bruce and Selina React to the Comic Engagement

  Yesterday, New York Comic-Con hosted a press junket for Gotham. TBU was there and was able to get David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne) and Camren Bicondova’s (Selina Kyle) reactions to the recent...

Season 4: Episode 3: They Who Hide Behind Masks

Josh, Don and Jan review ‘They Who Hide Behind Masks”! In this episode, Gordon sets his sights on another Falcone offspring, Bruce Wayne adopts his sleazy billionaire persona, more...

NYCC: Tom King Talks Batman’s Future and [Spoiler]’s Return

New York Comic Con always brings the comic creators out and about and we were able to talk with Tom King the same week that the War of Jokes and Riddles wrapped. There has been some discussion about...

Season 4: Episode 2: Fear the Reaper

Josh, Jan and Don are back for the latest episode of Gotham. Josh talks about his experience seeing this episode at the Tribeca TV Festival before the gang get into the nitty gritty of it. How do we...

Tribeca TV Festival 2017

Listen to The Gotham Chronicle’s Tribeca TV Festival red carpet interviews with Robin Lord Taylor, Ben McKenzie and Erin Richards. Then stick around for audio from the cast Q&A session that...

Dick and Babs Relationship Retrospective Part 1: Robin and Batgirl

Over in Hope Larson’s Batgirl, we’re currently in the middle of a Dick and Babs team-up. This makes it a great time to do a comprehensive look back at their relationship. While it started...

Season 4: Episode 1: Pax Penguina

Gotham is back for another year of madness with Gordon and the gang! Josh, Don and Jan take a look at the beginning year four! Did Bruce leave his mask off too many times? Why all the camera shots of...

8 Other Times Batman Has Been Engaged

Now that Batman has proposed to Catwoman, I thought it would be fun to look at some times where Bruce has tried to take a trip down the aisle. For the purpose of this article, I’m only listing...

When did Catwoman learn Batman’s secret identity?

The marriage proposal between Batman and Catwoman in Batman #24 has brought many old fans back to the series. If they’ve been away for a while, one reoccurring question has been “When...

Commissioner Gordon’s Forgotten Son

Most Batman fans know about Commissioner Gordon’s daughter Barbara. While not as famous as his sister, the sociopath villain James Jr. is also a prominent character in the Batman chronology....

SDCC: Tabitha talks about her new role with Selina on Gotham

On July 22, 2017 we had a chance to participate in the “Gotham” press room at San Diego Comic-Con. Jessica Lucas, who plays the part of Tabitha Galavan, spoke about her role in season...

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...