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Review: Midnighter #7

Synopsis We begin with Prometheus, or Matt, narrating his childhood and development to Midnighter. He shares that his parents, pseudo-vigilantes, were killed before his very eyes as a child....

Review: Gotham Academy #12

Synopsis After Kyle has gone missing, his little sister Maps is being interviewed at Gotham Academy by a Gotham City Police Officer. A few minutes into the interview, Maps fakes crying down the hall....

Review: Justice League of America #5

Synopsis Following last month’s interesting cliffhanger, we pick up in a completely different place. Due to Bryan Hitch’s inability to finish both writing and penciling his solicited issue 5 of...

Episode 148

Jaime and Andy are here to cover the latest news for The Batman Universe including more talk about Suicide Squad, the latest news regarding Wonder Woman and Justice League Part 1, Hugo Strange coming...

Review: New Suicide Squad #14

New Suicide Squad #13 “Freedom” left us wondering if Vic Sage really blew up the members of Task Force X? If I may ask, did you believe for one second this really happened? I bet not.  Vic Sage...

Review: Batman: Europa #1

Batman: Europa has finally dropped and now onto the review. This comic series was first announced 2004 and finally has come into fruition. This first installment of the four part series gets all the...

Episode 136

John and Dylan are here to cover Batman: Officer Down which includes Batman #587, Robin #86, Birds of Prey #27, Catwoman #90, Nightwing #53, Detective Comics #754 and Batman: Gotham Knights #13. How...

Episode 147

Jaime and Andy are here to discuss the past week of The Batman Universe including, Charles Roven’s recent comments regarding the DCEU, the beginning of filming for Wonder Woman, new BvS Hot...

Review: Catwoman #46

First off I’m very excited to review Catwoman #46 and happy to be reviewing this book. I haven’t read the Catwoman New 52 Series, but I’ve always loved Selina Kyle ever since Hush. I was...

Review: Batman/Superman #26

Issue #26 opens at Russian Nuclear Decommissioning Site 15218 in Siberia. As a violent winter blizzard is rapidly approaching, two men within a group of six, Yuri and Anasenko, argue how to go about...

Review: Gotham: Tonight’s the Night

This episode of Gotham proved that all episodes featuring Barbara aren’t necessarily garbage-worthy. This is pretty much the only exception, however, so don’t get your hopes up.   Summary of...

Episode 146

Jaime and Andy are here to cover the last two weeks of news related to The Batman Universe. In this episode they discuss the Empire magazine covers and images for Sucide Squad, Jared Leto talking...

Review: Midnighter #6

Following last month’s adventures of Grayson and Midnighter, writer Steve Orlando picks up this issue only moments after #5 concluded.   During their Thanksgiving meal, Matt, M’s boyfriend,...

Review: Gotham: Mommy’s Little Monster

Intro: Oh boy, I can’t say enough about this episode! For the first time since Penguin’s Umbrella (Series 1) I flat out enjoyed an episode that blew me away! Read on to see if it can make the...

Review: Gotham: By Fire

Intro: Wow, what a show! I came into the episode excited by the trailer and looking for another one as well…there was a rumor a Batman-centric Dawn of Justice trailer would air with Gotham, and a...

Episode 145

Andy and Jaime are here to cover all of the latest TBU news including Bob Kane getting a star on the the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Batman v Superman in Total Film, David Goyer’s reaction to...

Review: Gotham: Scarification

You’re welcome, readers. I willfully skipped Monday Night Foo-nah, just joking with you. I DID see the Star Wars trailer, and boy was it mediocre. For all the hype, it merely rehashed the previous...

Episode 135

John and Dylan are here to cover Arkham Asylum: Living Hell which covers all six issues of the 2003 miniseries. What villains show up in the asylum? Who makes their debut in the pages of the...

Episode 144

After a three week hiatus, Jaime and Andy are back to discuss everything that has happened in The Batman Universe. Topics covered include the kickoff of the viral marketing for Batman v Superman,...

Review: Gotham: Strike Team

You’re welcome, readers. I missed most of the first quarter in last night’s thrilling Monday Night Football game to bring you this review. While I enjoyed the episode, it was the weakest one of...

NYCC: Merch Alert: New Batman v Superman Plus TDKR

At New York Comic Con this weekend, there were some new pieces of merchandise that were shown off coming this coming spring that were previously not shown anywhere else.   First up is Batman v...

NYCC: DC Super Hero Girls Action Dolls Revealed

DC and Mattel held a panel earlier today that showcased the new universe DC Super Hero Girls. During the panel the new 12″ action dolls were revealed and then displayed on the con floor for all...

Review: Gotham: The Last Laugh

The third episode, named The Last Laugh after Jerome (or so we thought), proved the claims of the cast and crew of a more serialized structure over the course of Rise of the Villains. This episode...

Warner Brothers Rolls Out TBU Costumes for Halloween

  Warner Bros. has sent out information for a number of new costumes that will be in stores this season for Halloween.   “Batman” – who is always a fan-favorite – made an...

Square Enix DC Play Arts Variant Spartan Batman Revealed

  After making the rounds at shows such as the 2015 Tokyo Game Show, details about this DC Variant Batman Timeless Spartan Batman Play Arts Kai figure have been released.  Expecting a March...

DC Super Hero Girls Reveals Set for NYCC

  New York Comic Con is right around the corner and Mattel and DC are set to reveal the upcoming line of action figures for DC Super Hero Girls. The website for the line also launched today and...

Review: Gotham: Knock Knock

Gotham is already picking up steam this series, and we’ve only had two episodes. This episode was entitled Knock Knock, and continued the trend of delivering on its title. Our new supervillain,...

New DC Super Heroes Origami Book Available Now

A new book is now available focusing on DC Super Heroes and origami. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League are featured in DC Super Heroes Origami from Capstone. The new...

Episode 143

After a week off, Jaime and Andy are back to talk everything from The Batman Universe. Is Batman v Superman Man of Steel 2? Who would Gal Gadot have played if she wasn’t pregnant during Man of...

Review: Gotham: Damned if You Do

Wow! Rise of the Villains saw an impressive debut last night. Be sure to hit the comments for discussion and other notes.   Down to business, the episode began seamlessly from where we left off...