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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Batwoman #6

Overview: In a dystopic future, Batwoman and Red Hood take it upon themselves to stop the dictatorship established in Gotham by the new Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The first two pages...

Review: Nightwing #27

Overview: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad!    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #27 kicks off with Nightwing and...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Nights: Metal #1

Overview: The Justice League find Gotham City destroyed, and the Blackhawks attempt to capture Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Thanks to Mongul, the Justice League are forced into a...

Review: Batman #29

Overview: We’ve all had the fever dream where Batman has a full nine-course French meal with his rogues gallery, right?  In the pages of this issue, Tom King and Mikel Janin bring those dreams to...

Real Tragedy to be Explored in Batman: Creature of the Night

Batman, at his very core, is a hero based in tragedy. Had it not been for the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne would never have become Batman. Even in the Flashpoint universe, where Thomas Wayne...

DC All Access: Dark Nights: Metal

The latest video from DC All Access features Greg Capullo discussing tomorrow’s Dark Nights: Metal.  

Last Week in the Batcave

We’re coming from a sad week, a week in which we had to say farewell to Olive and Maps. Gotham Academy has come to an end and to pay proper homage to it BRENDEN FLETCHER, one of the writers of...

TBU Review Roundup 8/9

  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 #23

Overview: The Suicide Squad capture Killer Frost, angering Batman in the process.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with a flashback from the end of Justice League vs. Suicide Squad. Batman...

Review: Titans #14

Overview: The Titans’ search for the believed traitor is interrupted by three Atlanteans from Garth’s past. It is possible that the traitor is not Omen, but actually Nightwing.   Synopsis...

Review: Justice League of America #12

Overview: The Justice League of America enters the Microverse in search of Ray Palmer.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at the Heaven’s Undercarriage bar in Mammoth, New Jersey...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #12

Overview: Can Olive finally overcome her possession by Amity Arkham? Will she and Maps finally reconcile? Can Gotham be saved from the fiery inferno? Find out in the conclusion of Gotham Academy:...

Review: Harley Quinn #25

Overview: Harley throws a surprise party for Sy which turns out to be a reverse surprise party for herself! Meanwhile the Unconquerable 25 plans a hit on Harley and all her friends!   Synopsis...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #13

Overview: After dying from his fight with Solomon Grundy, Bizarro is brought back to life by none other than his initial creator, Lex Luthor. However, Red Hood and Artemis are shocked by the new,...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #13

Overview: Poison Ivy’s rage threatens the Bird’s lives and mission in the conclusion of “Source Code.”   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In the vents of Terracare, Batgirl, Catwoman,...

Review: Detective Comics #962

Overview: In the finale of “Intelligence,” all must come together to fight Jean-Paul Valley’s nemesis Ascalon, but surprises await…   Synopsis (Spoilers ahead): In the violent...

Batman and the Signal Miniseries Coming in November

After his initial appearance four years ago, Duke Thomas finally has a code name: Signal. Originally revealed at SDCC, readers will see the first adventures of the newly minted superhero in Batman...

Last Week in the Batcave

Batman: The Animated Series was the entry point for many of us gathered here today in this cave. Kevin Conroy – Batman’s voice in the series – is regarded as the one true Batman for...

TBU Review Roundup 8/2

  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...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Julie and Shawna Benson

Our final comic creator interview is with the newest creators of the bunch, the Benson sisters, Julie and Shawna. The Benson’s came on board last year with the relaunch of Birds of Prey in...

Review: Justice League #26

Overview: The kids of the Justice League in the future are fighting to stay alive and fix the problems of their devastated world. To do this they invade the ruins of the Infinity Corp building and...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Marguerite Bennett

Our next comic creator interview from Comic Con is with someone who is fairly new to the Batman Universe. Like James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett is also a former student of Scott Snyder who made...

Review: Bane: Conquest #4

Overview: Bane’s path crosses with Catwoman’s as he matches wits with Dionysius.   Summary (spoilers ahead): In St. Petersburg, Catwoman meets a nervous contact named Dmitri. Unfortunately...

Review: Nightwing #26

Overview: Dick Grayson is reunited with Huntress as Spyral is reintroduced into his life!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #26 sees the reappearance of Huntress in the sphere of...

First Two Dark Nights: Metal One-Shot Covers Revealed

DC Comics has released the first two covers for the upcoming one-shot tie-ins to Dark Nights: Metal. Both covers are drawn by Jason Fabok with the first having colors by Dean White and the second by...

SDCC: TBU Talks with James Tynion IV

Our next comic creator interview is with James Tynion IV. Tynion has been working in The Batman Universe for over five years starting out on the back-up stories in the pages of Batman, to writing...

Review: Batman #28

Overview: After last issue’s brief interlude with Kite Man’s tragic origin story, we’re back to Bruce recounting war stories to Selina.  In this installment, we are told stories of turf...

DC All Access: Tim Seeley Talks Nightwing

DC All Access has posted a new video showcasing an interview with Tim Seeley about what we can expect from the series in the coming issues.  

SDCC: TBU Talks with Jody Houser

Our next comic creator interview is with the current writer on Mother Panic, Jody Houser. Mother Panic is still a fairly new comic series as part of the first wave of books from DC’s Young...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Tom King

At Comic Con International, TBU was fortunate enough to speak with a number of the creators on various projects. This week, we will be bringing you all of those interviews each day.   We start...