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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Harley Quinn #24

(Spoilers ahead) Harley Quinn #24 continues and concludes the Family Circles arc which has featured Harley’s parents coming to town. Last issue Sportsmaster and Clock King made a bad decision in...

Review: Batwoman #5

In Brief: This is the tale of how Kate and Safiyah got together.   Summary (spoilers ahead): We are taken back to the time when Kate got washed onto the shores of Coryana. The issue opens with a...

Review: Nightwing #25

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #25 is an impressive return to form for a comic run that has set a benchmark of solid issues with the occasional dip. There’s something strangely grounded about Nightwing...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes (digital chapters #1-2)

The Caped Crusaders team up with the Legion of Super-Heroes from the year 2966 to fight the combined fiendishness of Egghead and Universo. Find out how that works out on Batman 66 Meets the Legion of...

Review: Batman #27

(Spoilers ahead) Love him or hate him, Kite Man is here to stay.  His presence in Tom King’s Batman run started innocuously enough, with a number of brief cameos mostly played for laughs.  Here...

DC All Access: New Details on Gotham City Garage

DC All Access has posted up a new video featuring the writers behind the recently announced Gotham City Garage, Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, as they discuss what to expect from the upcoming...

Gotham City Garage Hits the Open Road this August

DC is hoping to strike diesel-punk fueled success twice as the company announced it would be releasing a digital-first comic series based off their Gotham City Garage line of collectibles. Similar to...

This Week in the Batcave

  Gather ’round, my dear darkness dwellers, for we are about to start our annual pumpkin carving session. This year the theme will be Alfred’s mustache. The best pumpkin artist will...

TBU Review Roundup 7/12

  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 #21

The Story (spoilers ahead): Harley Quinn is now the field leader for the Squad, and she’s taking the team on a mission to attack The People. Putting a lunatic like Harley in charge goes about as...

DC Announces Batman: The Dark Prince Charming from Enrico Marini

Any fairy tale that includes Batman and the Joker is definitely going to be grim. The two have always shared a twisted bond and, come this November, that connection is going to be taken to a...

Review: Justice League of America #10

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens in the City of Vanity where a man afflicted with fibromyalgia wakes up to find that his wish has been granted and his pain is gone. This is short-lived as a large man...

Review: Titans #13

(Spoilers ahead) “Endgame” opens with the Titans attacking Alton Laboratories. A scientist steps out and asks the Titans what appears to be the problem. Nightwing demands the return of Karen...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #11

Has Maps given up on her friendship with Olive? Will the Detective Club be able to help their fiery member? What secrets about Olive’s past does Stately Wayne Manor hold? Find out in Gotham...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #12

Overview: Still trying to cope with the fact that Bizarro is slowly dying, Red Hood and Artemis are called into action when someone releases Solomon Grundy out of prison to wreak havoc on Gotham....

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #12

In Brief: Batgirl must seek out Catwoman while the rest of the Birds infiltrate the enemy’s lair, only to find a surprise waiting.   Summary (Spoilers): The Birds plan their assault on...

The Shadow and Batman Team Up Again This October

The Shadow may know what evil lurks in the hearts of men, but the red-masked, fedora-wearing vigilante is going to need to re-team with Batman if he wants to strike fear in these men. Luckily,...

DCU Spotlight Review: Dark Days: The Casting #1

The Short Story: Batman goes to a dark place as the DC Universe looks to having a potential Crisis.   Synopsis (spoilers): We continue to read from the journal entries of Carter Hall, aka...

Review: Detective Comics #960

In Brief: Batman and Zatanna struggle with magical questions, while Jean-Paul’s own internal conflict could spell doom for his teammates.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, a young Bruce and...

Ragman Brings His Suit of Souls to Gotham City in New Miniseries

File this one under unexpected announcements. Fresh off his appearances in the most recent season of Arrow, CBR is reporting that Ragman is getting his own six-issue mini-series from writer Ray...

This Week in the Batcave

I have to open our regular meeting this week with a little bit of bragging from my part. I must have instincts more heightened than all of them Bats put together because I smelled something fishy...

TBU Review Roundup 7/5

  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...

The Joker Goes Sane in Batman: White Knight

The Joker’s insanity has made the Clown Prince of Crime Batman’s greatest villain for over 75 years. So what happens if this crazed madman, becomes just a man, a sane man? Readers will find out...

Review: Justice League #24

(Spoilers ahead) “Fury” opens in the Watchtower. Cyborg has urgently assembled the League. As he puts it, something monumental went wrong in the Atlantic, a superstorm has disrupted the oceanic...

Harley and Ivy Take a Road Trip to Riverdale

What is it about Betty and Veronica that can cause redheads to cross entire comic book publishers to give them attention? Riverdale’s best frenemies become the target of fiery-locked eco-terrorist...

Review: Bane: Conquest #3

In Brief: Bane catches a big break as his path continues to tangle with Batman’s.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane juices up on Venom and suits up after his breakout with Batman. Bane pursues...

Review: Harley Quinn #23

(Spoilers ahead) Picking up from the events of last issue, Harley has a lot on her plate! Harley Sinn, sprung from Arkham, has captured Madam Macabre and Harley’s sometime boyfriend and chained...

Review: Nightwing #24

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #24 is unfortunately a misstep in what has been a solid run. Primarily this isn’t a failing of the story, but the art change-up on the title is sub-par and while the...

Batman and Harley Quinn Film to Get Digital Prequel and Sequel

This August’s animated Batman and Harley Quinn movie is just the cream-filling of a double-stuffed Oreo celebrating the animated origins of everyone’s favorite former-psychiatrist (she had her...

Review: Batman #26

(Spoilers ahead) “The War of Jokes and Riddles” carries forward in Batman #26.  The Riddler, obviously, has survived Joker’s assault and bounces back rather quickly for a man who has just...