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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

TBU Review Roundup 2/22

  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 #12

“Shot to the heart, And you’re to blame. Darlin, you give love A bad name.” (Guitar rift)   Synopsis: An ambulance raced Amanda Waller to the hospital after receiving a bullet...

Review: Justice League of America #1

The story opens with Batman and Vixen over the rooftops of Gotham talking about how the JLA was formed to inspire people, not watch from above.  Meanwhile in the City of Vanity, Black Canary and the...

Review: Teen Titans #5

As the first story arc draws to a close, we return to find Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Kid Flash standing over Robin. As Starfire releases him from his chains, Raven helps to heal the Boy Wonder...

Review: Batgirl #8

In Brief: Batgirl’s heroic and personal problems collide as she investigates Ethan Cobblepot and his company Vicform.   Summary (Spoilers): In a city bus, Babs and Ethan Cobblepot confront a...

Review: Batman Beyond #5

“Escaping the Grave: Moment of Truth” begins decades from now. Batman is flying over the skies of Gotham with the new realization that Bruce Wayne is alive after thinking he died in the Brother...

DC All Access: Injustice 2 Comic Series

The latest video from DC All Access features Tom Taylor talking about what to expect in the Injustice 2 comic series.  

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #2 (digital chapters #3-4)

The mystery of the books “The Lost World of the Ancients” and the danger its theft has resulted in is revealed. The Caped Crusaders will need to save the day in Batman 66 Meets Wonder Woman 77...

Review: Detective Comics #951

In Brief: Lady Shiva launches her campaign against Gotham and an unsuspecting Batman, Batwoman, and their team.   Summary (Spoilers): Three months ago, Lady Shiva captured and skewered a Colony...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for May 2017

  Here at TBU, we have neglected the solicitations for awhile due to a number of unforeseen issues with covering the news. Sure, we briefly talk about the on the Comic Cast, but to really...

TBU Review Roundup 2/15

  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 #15

“Timeless Part 1” starts in the present in Gotham City. Batman is responding to a note asking for a meeting. He knows who sent the note and he is expecting something dramatic. In Metropolis, Lois...

Review: Trinity #6

Synopsis: The White Mercy begins the issue with explaining how she learned something from taking down each of the Trinity’s emotional barriers. Through this learning experience, she allowed...

Review: Super Sons #1

“So what’s your name?” “It’s Jonathan Kent, you know that.” “No, it’s Superboy, which means it’s time to forget going to bed on time… and...

DC Universe/Looney Tunes Crossovers Hinted

Moments ago, DC Comics released some very limited details regarding a crossover between the DC Universe and the Looney Tunes. And honestly, there were not very many details at all other than the...

Review: Mother Panic #3

Violet meets Batwoman in the streets and rooftops of Gotham as her motivations begin to emerge. Is she a hero or a villain? Find out in Mother Panic #3.   Spoilers indeed…   Batwoman...

Review: Harley Quinn #14

Harley Quinn #14 is an entertaining and quite nutty little issue that in the wake of the “fake Joker” arc the series probably needed. We start with a nice bit of set up with a group who seek to...

Review: Batwoman: Rebirth #1

Batwoman: Rebirth is most assuredly a Rebirth title: it tells her origin story, sums up all of her significant previous story arcs and leaves a cliffhanger at the end for readers to come back. It...

Review: Nightwing #15

Nightwing #15 is a great example of how to do a modern romance issue inside a superhero tale. We don’t see enough (or hardly any) of them these days, and Even in a Dream (the issue title) is a nice...

Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan Return for Bane: Conquest

  DC Comics has announced that there will be a new maxi-series beginning in May focused around Bane. What is even more news than a Bane-centric comic series is that the original creators of...

DC All Access: Super Sons

In the latest video from DC All Access, the new series Super Sons is highlighted with an interview with artist Jorge Jimenez. Super Sons #1 is in stores today.  

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #4

The issue opens with Batman walking through a cloud of fear gas and a panicking crowd in the East Village as he chases the Scarecrow down an alley.  Batman then discovers his gas mask has been...

Review: Batman #17

I’m going to give in to my fanboy nature and tell it to you like it is.  I want to love “I Am Bane.”   I want it to be required Batman reading.  Ten years from now, I want to look back...

Editorial: Light shines brighter when there is darkness – how Nightwing’s foes should be developed

A superhero is only as good as their rogues gallery. This is not an absolute truth, but it is a recurring tendency in the comics industry. And what is a rogues gallery without an arch nemesis, right?...

TBU Review Roundup 2/8

  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...

DC All Access: Top 10 Silliest Batman Moments

DC All Access has released a new video featuring a top ten list focusing on the silliest moments from the comics.  

Review: Suicide Squad #11

Synopsis: In the halls of Belle Reve Penitentiary, Amanda Waller is confined to her office. She sits there, by herself, drinking whiskey and trying to figure out where Rustam is. However, it’s...

Review: Titans #8

“Made in Manhattan Part One: To Bee Or Not To Bee” opens with a scene flashback of the original Teen Titans consisting of Kid Flash, Speedy, Wonder Girl, Aqualad and Robin in action. We have a...

Review: Justice League of America: Rebirth #1

The story begins at Happy Harbor, Rhode Island where Batman and Killer Frost meet in the now abandoned original secret sanctuary of the Justice League. The two then go on a recruitment tour: to...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #6

The mystery of the Gotham Academy maps deepens as the Detective Club try to save Colton from expulsion in Gotham Academy Second Semester #6.   Symbolic Spoilers…   Amy and Olive are...