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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Mother Panic #5

Violet and Pretty confront their different approaches to punishing Ashley Layton for arranging their stay at Gather House. Also, Violet’s Mother makes new friends on Mother Panic #5.   The...

Review: Batgirl #9

In Brief: The Son of Penguin’s plans for Batgirl take a darker turn as Babs struggles to balance her life.   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl foils a delivery girl freelancing as a stick-up artist,...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #3 (digital chapters #5-6)

The Dynamic Duo head to Paradise Island to warn Wonder Woman that the secret location of her home might be compromised. When strangers assault an Amazon our heroes spring into action in Batman...

Review: Detective Comics #953

In Brief: Cassandra Cain, the Orphan, struggles with her identity as her mother, Lady Shiva, begins her assault on Gotham.   Summary (Spoilers): A Hawai’ian shirt-clad Commissioner Gordon...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for June 2017

  June’s biggest news is the upcoming major summer event involving all of the DC multiverse. Dark Days: The Forge will be hitting stores June 14, written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion...

DC Announces Next Event Which Brings Dark Days this June

DC’s recent slow-burn trend with their events and mysteries gets another piece added to the puzzle. Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, Dark Days is a multiverse-spanning event coming...

Duke Thomas, first daytime Gotham Bat?

  Promotion for All Star Batman #8 had Scott Snyder giving two interviews last week, one for Comic Book Resources and one for Newsarama. Between answering questions regarding this issue in...

TBU Review Roundup 3/15

  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 #17

The Justice League members are spread across time and space battling the Timeless ships. What are the Timeless up to and can the JL contain the threat? The adventure continues in Justice League #17....

Review: Trinity #7

Synopsis: Somewhere off of the Kahndaqi border, Ra’s Al Ghul enters (violently) into the Great Ruins. His soldiers dispatch the few guards that are protecting what the ruins hold. Ra’s...

Review: Super Sons #2

In Brief: Robin and Superboy lead Lex Luthor on a merry chase and find clues on who has been breaking into LexCorp.   Summary: Following the same structure of the previous issue, we start off...

Review: Harley Quinn #16

Harley Quinn the superhero, part TWO! Harley is an irrepressible force of nature who loves her crazy life. That’s evident from the first splash panel which shows Harley flung high into the air by...

Review: Batwoman #1

In Brief: While tracking the Monster Venom, Batwoman’s only remaining lead brings back her past.   Summary: The issue opens with a question: If you want to cause pain, how do you pick your...

Review: Nightwing #17

One of my favorite runs in comic books and specifically favorite runs within The Batman Universe is Grant Morrison’s run featuring Dick Grayson as Batman and Damian Wayne as Robin. Nightwing #17...

Jock to fill in for All-Star Batman #9

Apparently, there has been some trouble with deadlines for All-Star Batman #9. The original solicitations for this issue had Francesco Francavilla and Afua Richardson as pencilers. However, Jock, who...

Review: All-Star Batman #8

… To catch you up… Some time ago, Batman stopped a bacteria that threatens the life of every breathing thing from being released. However, that bacteria was released anyway. Batman has...

Grayson’s Time as Agent 37 Gets Omnibus

Nightwing’s apparent demise in the Forever Evil crossover led to Dick Grayson, former boy wonder, becoming a superspy. Agent 37 was by no means a loved-by-all phase in the acrobat history, but...

Review: Batman #19

“All hope abandon, ye who enter here!”  Dante’s Inferno.  Canto III.   As Bane forces his way into Arkham Asyulm, he is greeted by self-proclaimed deity Maxie Zeus, reciting the words...

Editorial: Is it time for a Batgirl/Starfire team up?

  Editor’s Note: Click on the bold text links for some images from DC past!   While reading the latest issue of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, a thought occurred to me; it’s time...

TBU Review Roundup 3/8

  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 #13

Synopsis: In an unknown area, we are in Rustam’s hidden base. There, Katana and Rick Flag are held prisoner. Beaten and bloodied, they wait. Flag reaches for Katana’s sword, but...

Review: Titans #9

Titans continues to be one of the most solid books DC has been putting out throughout the Rebirth rebranding.  Consistently, the team has been delivering a fun, approachable book that makes use of...

Review: Justice League of America #2

The story picks up from last issue with Lord Havok’s hand at the Atom’s throat while the rest of the JLA looks on.  Batman offers himself up to Havok in exchange for the rest of the...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #7

Both the quest to understand the secrets of Gotham Academy and Olive’s personal problems come to a terrifying head in Gotham Academy Second Semester #7.   Splitting spoilers below…...

Review: Mother Panic #4

Violet continues her quest for vengeance against the demons of her past and encounters another on the same path in Mother Panic #4.   Spoilers below   The Gotham Museum of Science and...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #8

In Brief: Nightwing joins the Birds of Prey as the heroes stumble onto a new villain’s plans.   Summary (Spoilers): A motorcycle-riding Nightwing receives instruction from the new Oracle, but...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #8

Synopsis: Opening in a bar in Gotham, Red Hood is attempting to get some information from the bartender regarding a Mr. Stirk. Frustrated with the bartender’s lack of cooperation, Artemis...

Review: Detective Comics #952

In Brief: Shiva walks into Gotham and brutally takes down the team before revealing the devastating truth of her connection to Orphan.   Summary (Spoilers): Many months ago, in Paris, Ra’s Al...

TBU Review Roundup 3/1

  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...

Full Details on Looney Tunes/DC Crossover

It was just a few weeks ago that DC hinted at a new crossover with the characters from the DC Universe with characters from Looney Tunes. We talked about it on the last episode of the Comic Cast as...