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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Trinity #10

Overview: The Trinity fights to regain control over the Watchtower from seemingly parasitic aliens. As Wonder Woman and Superman interrogate the former jailer of these creatures, questions are raised...

Review: Justice League #23

(Spoilers ahead) “Fear Itself” opens in northeastern Nomalia. Batman, Wonder Woman, and Jessica Cruz are there to take down terrorists. Batman is in the north of the bazaar and Wonder Woman is...

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: Harley Quinn #22

(Spoilers ahead) The fab new issue of Harley Quinn opens to Harley being embarrassed by all her friends as her parents enter her apartment, only to then wake and discover, she’s dreaming, in the...

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...

Review: Nightwing #23

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #23 picks up in Bludhaven, with Blockbuster’s brother, Roland greeting Nightwing and telling him the story of his life and that of his brother, Mark Desmond, the original...

Review: All-Star Batman #11

To catch you up: This is the second issue in a new story arc. Batman is trying to capture a device called the Genesis machine before it falls into the wrong hands. However, someone from...

Review: Batman #25

I’ve been both looking forward to “The War of Jokes and Riddles” with both anticipation and wariness.  Anticipation for the return (albeit in flashback form) of two of my favorite members of...

This 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...

TBU Review Roundup 6/14

  Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Suicide Squad #19

To catch you up: Amanda Waller greedily thought she could control General Zod for her own gain. Zod went rogue, and blew the top of his head off, so that Waller couldn’t blow it up via...

Review: Justice League of America #8

(Spoilers ahead) The story opens in the mysterious “Monster Valley” where a team of S.K.U.L.L. agents are attacking Makson, a Tarzan-like figure who had been living among the dinosaur like...

Review: Titans #12

(Spoilers ahead) “Bad Omen” opens in the Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York. Lilith has an appointment for an interview with one of the inmates, Psimon. The chamber is psi-damped so...

Evil Versions of Batman Spawn Out of Metal

DC Comics has announced that beginning this September new versions of Batman will emerge from the Dark Nights: Metal event that will be straight evil. Each ar featured in their own one-shot that will...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #10

Amity Arkham continues to lead Olive onto a frightening trail of destruction. Two-Face manipulates the situation and the Detective Club uncovers an old secret in Gotham Academy Second Semester #10....

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #11

Overview: The battle for the Bow of Ra reaches its climax as Artemis finally gains control of the bow as its worthy wielder. Though the day is ultimately won and all seems well, Bizarro collapses...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #11

In Brief: Gus, the new Oracle, finds himself in hot water with the Birds when his past comes to light in “Source Code”.   Summary (Spoilers): At the clock tower following the conclusion of...

DCU Spotlight Review: Dark Days: The Forge #1

Synopsis (Spoilers): We open in ancient Egypt with Carter Hall along with other horsemen, as they ride toward something… a metal ship falling out of the sky.   Currently, in the Bermuda...

Review: Detective Comics #958

In Brief: “Intelligence” kicks off with Jean-Paul Valley, Azrael’s past crashing into his new life.   Summary (Spoilers): A bleeding hairy dwarf in a trench coat staggers towards the...

A Brief Breakdown of the Bygone Batman of Earth-B

   By the late 1970s there were a handful of Silver Age DC stories that just seemed out-of-continuity no matter what. They just didn’t fit into Batman’s primary Earth (i.e. the...

This 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...

TBU Review Roundup 6/7

  Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Justice League #22

(Spoilers ahead) “A Thousand Little Things” opens in space. Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz are out to stop an asteroid. Jessica comments on the looks and attitudes she feels the other League members...

Review: Bane: Conquest #2

In Brief: Bane finds himself in a new prison, with a surprising ally, in his quest to rule the international criminal world.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane faces off against Damocles, Venom...

Review: Harley Quinn #21

(Spoilers ahead) Harley Quinn #21 opens with Harley Sinn depositing her captives, Madam Macabre and her son, in a rustic motel cabin, are upon covering with her prisoners, she learns the Mayor set...

Review: Nightwing #22

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #22 is an exercise in slick, compact storytelling. Picking up in the aftermath of the team-up with Wally West and the “time freezing dude bro” of the previous issue,...

Review: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9

The final issue finds Quar and his army attacking the Earth. Lara is branded a traitor by Quar’s followers and is rescued by Green Lantern. Batman and Batgirl drive through the desert in the...

Review: Batman #24

(Spoilers ahead) I like to think I’m a fairly easy-going guy.  I don’t get bent out of shape over much and I tend to let things play out as they will.  However, my level-headed demeanor has...

The Watchmen Watch: A Button and a Clock

For this final installment of our Watchmen Watch specials, we are finally analyzing The Button and its implications, namely the upcoming Doomsday Clock. In true Dr. Manhattan style, we will be doing...

This Week in the Batcave

Themyscira afflicted with bat invasion, this week’s news reads. Following the release of the first cinematographic solo Wonder Woman film this past Thursday, the secret location of Paradise Island...