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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Justice League #39

Overview: The League’s public image takes hit after hit as they deal with continuing crises.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Aquaman, stranded in the desert, fights off bandits while...

Review: Super Sons #13

Overview: Just as Jon and Damian start to get accustomed to school, Talia al Ghul shows up demanding Damian join her. After his refusal, Talia goes after someone close to the family.   Synopsis...

Review: Harley Quinn #38

Overview: Batman’s Rogue’s Gallery invades New York City in the absence of Harley! And Killer Croc reclaims what was his.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Sy is going to take his first Polar...

Review: Batman and the Signal #2

Overview: The Signal and Detective Aisi appear to have solved the mystery of the metas, but can the Signal and Batman stop whoever is behind it before their plans reach fruition?   Synopsis...

Review: Batwoman #12

Overview: We learn about Kate’s last year on Coryana.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Kate is in her jet, soaring at the speed of sound mulling over the fact that Batman had sent her to...

Review: Nightwing #39

Overview: A captured Nightwing remembers the second time he faced off against the Judge while he was in college.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with Nightwing tied to a chair in a...

Review: Batman: Sins of the Father #1

Overview: Following the events of Batman: The Telltale Series, Bruce is still reeling from the revelation that his father was not the good man Bruce thought him to be. While Batman is winning the...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #4

Overview: Batman, Robin, and the Turtles regroup after their defeat as Donatello makes a desperate move to defeat Bane.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with Casey Jones and April...

Review: The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman #1

Overview: Diana’s and Steve’s vacation is interrupted by an unknown guest and Bruce investigates a situation in the Irish Quarter.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with...

Review: Batman #41

Overview: Bruce and Selina are set to take on the world.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ivy, in a sundress, approaches. She introduces herself. Bruce wakes in a cold sweat. He looks at Selina. She...

TBU Spotlight: Comparing Batmans: Scott Snyder vs Tom King

Scott Snyder wrote the mainstream Batman title for fifty issues in the New 52 and now Tom King is currently writing the latest volume of Batman and is at this point forty issues deep in his hopeful...

Nightwing Creative Team Shakeup as Benjamin Percy Takes Over

Nightwing has seen quite a few shakeups in his life recently. From his move to Bludhaven to his breakup with Defacer, Dick has not had the smoothest life. Unfortunately, the changes keep coming as DC...

TBU Spotlight: Gerard Way’s Unpublished Batman Project “Kingdom of the Mad”

As announced last week, the latest addition to the collection of Batman: Black and White statues will be based on designs by Gerard Way. The multi-faceted man is a singer, composer, artist, and works...

Last Week in the Batcave

Before we get to this week’s news, I’d like to dedicate a poem to the one and only holder of my heart, the most handsome member of the Bat-family, the one who gets all the romance, the...

TBU Review Roundup 2/14

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 #35

Overview: Amanda Waller sees her empire falling apart as Hack returns to exact revenge on the Suicide Squad.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with a media introduction of the US...

Review: Justice League of America #24

Overview: We have the introduction of Promethea into the DC universe and the redemption of Caitlyn Snow.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): This issue starts with Vixen accessing the Happy Habour...

Review: Titans #20

Overview: With the team dissolved by the Justice League, the Titans try to continue with their lives away from their friends. Roy, knee-deep in a drug-bust mission, gets the unexpected help of...

Review: Ragman #5

Overview: Rory should have listened to the advice of Karen Dang: “Don’t make a deal with the devil. If you do you will lose something important that you once had.”   Synopsis (spoilers...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #19

Overview: Despite the pretense of a date, Artemis and Jason begin to secretly discuss their fear of the changed Bizarro.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens on Artemis getting ready for...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #19

Overview: Batgirl has been keeping a secret from the other Birds and her deceit ends up causing tragedy for one of their friends.    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Barbara Gordon has hacked into...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1

Overview: The remaining members of the Justice League pick up good vibrations until they don’t. Then do and it gets really confusing.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with Detective Chimp...

Review: Detective Comics #974

Overview: The Gotham Knights disintegrate in the aftermath of Batwoman’s choice.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): As Basil’s body melts into clay in her arms, Cass shrieks in agony. Steph,...

TBU by the Numbers-January 2018

DC’s leading events once again figured on top of sales for January. The numbers available here are based on the data provided by Comichron, covering sales made by Diamond Comics Distributor to...

Last Week in the Batcave

Today is Bring Your Kid to Work day (editor’s note: assuming this is in Brazil as in the US this is not until April 28), and we’re enlisting the little ones to help us cover last...

TBU Review Roundup 2/7

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 #38

Overview: The Flash to the rescue as the League regroups.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Alone on the Watchtower satellite, the Flash (Barry Allen) talks to himself about how it’s silly to...

Review: Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #5

Overview: Harley and Ivy’s body-swap with Betty and Veronica finally ends but now the ladies have to deal with the fallout from the freaky event. How can they get out of the series of jams they...

Review: Mother Panic/Batman Special #1

Overview: In DC’s Young Animal Line-Wide “Un”-Event, the unique beauty and wonder of weird has come under attack. Only one villain would look to silence such a strange and joyous song –...

Review: Bane: Conquest #9

Overview: Bane hires a variety of specialists to pull a job, while Bird lines up some extra-heavy ordnance from Steppenwolf!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The action kicks off with Gunbunny and...