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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Batgirl #17

Overview: The end of the “Summer of Lies” story arc features Batgirl and Nightwing confronting the Red Queen while more of Ainsley Wells’ story is revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Doomsday Clock #1

Overview: The world is on the brink of nuclear war and its only hope is to bring back God. Their God, Dr. Manhattan.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story starts on the cover, which shows a mob...

Review: Detective Comics #969

Overview: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) discovers Red Robin (Tim Drake) has returned, but behind the scenes of the joyful reunion, dark forces are afoot.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The newly...

Review: Trinity #15

Overview: Batman leads a team effort to foil Circe’s desperate plan and save the day.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Circe is attacked by members of Ra’s al Ghul’s League of...

Review: Justice League #33

Overview: Cyborg faces titanic threats both inside and out as the Bats Out Of Hell tie-in crossover concludes.   Editor’s Note: This issue is the final part of the Bats Out of Hell...

Review: Super Sons #10

Overview: Robin and Superboy get a new headquarters, and the Batman of Tomorrow is revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with Bruce, Clark, Damian and Jon gathered for Jon’s...

Review: Batwoman #9

Overview: Batwoman and Colony Prime, while drugged by the Scarecrow, try to escape his facility and their hallucinations.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): This issue starts with the creepy twins who...

Review: Nightwing #33

Overview: Nightwing teams with Blockbuster to fight off a casino full of blockbusterized monsters as Raptor puts his master plan into motion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at...

Review: The Batman Who Laughs #1

Overview: Batman breaks his one rule… and then breaks all the rules!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Batman Who Laughs is laying down cards, talking about how to play the game. How to be...

Review: Batman #35

Overview: Batman has been sidelined in the pages of his own book and the women are taking center stage as Catwoman and Talia fight it out and Holly Robinson makes her reappearance.   Synopsis...

Why We Love the Drake: A Spotlight Series on the Fan Favorite Robin (Part 4)

Editor’s Note: If you are jumping on board for the first time, be sure to check out the first parts of this Character Spotlight including Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. When we last discussed...

TBU Review Roundup 11/8

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 #29

Overview: The Suicide Squad goes to the Moon to kill a monster.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issues picks up on the moon where Katana and her team (Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, and Captain...

Review: Titans #17

Overview:  Since their reformation, the Titans have been fighting battles on multiple fronts, and with this current story arc, “The World Stops,” a few of those plot lines are starting to tie...

Review: Justice League of America #18

Overview:  After the team’s adventures in the Microverse, we’re back to the regular-sized, Ray Palmer-less reality we know and tolerate.  “Surgical Strike” kicks off with the team enjoying...

Review: Ragman #2

Overview: Overcoming severe PTSD, Rory battles his demons (literally) and saves his father… and possibly all of Gotham City.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with Rory hallucinating....

Review: Harley Quinn #31

Overview: With the life of Mason at stake, Harley and Harley Sinn travel to the Mayor’s hideout in an attempt to rescue Mason.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Following the revelation of last...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #16

Overview: After being captured by Amanda Waller, the Outlaws must work with the Suicide Squad on a mission to save the world from the villain Harvest and his colony.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead):...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #16

Overview: Who is behind the illness that has beset all the men in Gotham City? The female heroes of DC leap into action to protect their male friends and neighbors.   Synopsis: (spoilers...

Review: Batman: Lost #1

Overview: Trapped in the Dark Multiverse, an elderly Bruce Wayne finds a mystery lurking in his own history.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Last we saw Batman he was trapped in the Dark...

Review: Detective Comics #968

Overview: “A Lonely Place of Living” concludes as Tim confronts his future alongside his family.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ulysses Armstrong, “The General,” works sullenly in the...

Group Spotlight: The Birds of Prey Roster (Part 1)

Introduction: Welcome to TBU’s spotlight on the Birds of Prey roster! Inspired by the recent “Manslaughter” arc in the current Batgirl and the Birds of Prey title, in which our main Birds;...

TBU Review Roundup 11/1

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...

Review: Justice League #32

Overview: Cyborg attempts to rally the Justice League against the Dark Knights.   Editor’s Note: This issue is the second part of the Bats Out of Hell crossover that started last week in...

Review: Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #2

Overview: Harley and Ivy infiltrate a Lodge House Party to encourage Hiram Lodge to stop an eco-destroying building project, but the pair are confronted by their doppelgangers – a costumed...

Review: Bane: Conquest #7

Overview: After the demise of the Naja-Naja, Bane and his crew are in a race against time to find the next Naja-Naja, in direct competition with the Kobra Cult!   Synopsis (spoilers...

Review: Nightwing #32

Overview: Nightwing and Raptor talk over a game of Blackjack.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with Raptor narrating over a flashback of the death of Dick Grayson’s parents and an...

Review: Batman: The Dark Prince Charming #1

Overview: A girl who may have a connection to Bruce Wayne is kidnapped by the Joker, causing Batman to embark on a frantic quest to find her. Summary (spoilers ahead): The story starts right in the...

Review: The Shadow/Batman #2

Overview: Batman and the Shadow team up again and the villains behind the Silent Seven are revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with at Robin’s hideout in New York where the...

Review: Batman: The Devastator #1

Overview: Superman’s family faces one of their worst nightmares: an evil Batman combined with Doomsday.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Devastator, an evil, bone-covered Batman, narrates...