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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

When did Catwoman learn Batman’s secret identity?

The marriage proposal between Batman and Catwoman in Batman #24 has brought many old fans back to the series. If they’ve been away for a while, one reoccurring question has been “When...

TBU Review Roundup 8/23

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 #24

Overview: Batman mounts a rescue of Killer Frost at Belle Reve Prison while Amanda Waller and the Annihilation Brigade put their plan into motion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead):  The story opens...

Review: Teen Titans #11

Overview: Jackson learns how to finally harness his powers and help the Teen Titans take down his father, Black Manta. After recovering the Black Pearl, Jackson is finally given the title of Aqualad....

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #1

Overview: Dick Grayson, formerly Nightwing, enforces a no-superpowers regime far in the future.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Twelve years ago, in Metropolis, Nightwing walks away from a huge...

Review: Mother Panic #10

Overview: Violet continues her quest for revenge against those that were behind the horrors at Gather House. She uncovers someone that she believed was long dead in Mother Panic #10.   Synopsis...

Review: Harley Quinn #26

  Overview: Harley’s birthday has been ruined and she’s not happy! The story flashes back to how Harley, Catwoman and Ivy escape her apartment being attacked by the Unconquerable 25....

Review: Batman Beyond #11

Overview: Thrown into a murderous rage of the apparent death of Goliath, Damian pushes Terry and his suit to the max. Upon seeing Bruce in danger, Damian resolves his differences with Terry and the...

Review: Batgirl #14

Overview: Lured into a potential trap by a mysteriously familiar pair of girls, Batgirl and Nightwing must confront events in their past that might have ties to a case they’re working on in the...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #5

Overview: It’s a race against time as a mortally wounded Batman and the Shadow try to prevent the Stag and the Joker from reaching Shamba-La.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with...

Review: Detective Comics #963

Overview: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) struggles with her mission as her partner, Anarky, reveals his larger plan to her.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Several months ago, before Tim Drake (Red...

Commissioner Gordon’s Forgotten Son

Most Batman fans know about Commissioner Gordon’s daughter Barbara. While not as famous as his sister, the sociopath villain James Jr. is also a prominent character in the Batman chronology....

TBU Review Roundup 8/16

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: Trinity #12

Overview: Continuing the story from Trinity Annual #1, the Trinity seeks help from a few supernatural allies to free Red Hood and the Outlaws from Circe’s magic.   Synopsis (spoilers...

Review: Super Sons #7

Overview: Joined by Superboy, the Teen Titans have to face the Forgotten Villains in order to restore Robin to his natural age.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Titans are gathered in the...

Review: Justice League #27

Overview: The Justice League minus Batman bring the kids from the future to the Watchtower. The kids tell the League who they are and what happened in the future. Meanwhile in the Batcave, Batman...

Review: Batwoman #6

Overview: In a dystopic future, Batwoman and Red Hood take it upon themselves to stop the dictatorship established in Gotham by the new Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The first two pages...

Review: Nightwing #27

Overview: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad!    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #27 kicks off with Nightwing and...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Nights: Metal #1

Overview: The Justice League find Gotham City destroyed, and the Blackhawks attempt to capture Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Thanks to Mongul, the Justice League are forced into a...

Review: Batman #29

Overview: We’ve all had the fever dream where Batman has a full nine-course French meal with his rogues gallery, right?  In the pages of this issue, Tom King and Mikel Janin bring those dreams to...

TBU Review Roundup 8/9

  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 #23

Overview: The Suicide Squad capture Killer Frost, angering Batman in the process.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with a flashback from the end of Justice League vs. Suicide Squad. Batman...

Review: Titans #14

Overview: The Titans’ search for the believed traitor is interrupted by three Atlanteans from Garth’s past. It is possible that the traitor is not Omen, but actually Nightwing.   Synopsis...

Review: Justice League of America #12

Overview: The Justice League of America enters the Microverse in search of Ray Palmer.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at the Heaven’s Undercarriage bar in Mammoth, New Jersey...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #12

Overview: Can Olive finally overcome her possession by Amity Arkham? Will she and Maps finally reconcile? Can Gotham be saved from the fiery inferno? Find out in the conclusion of Gotham Academy:...

Review: Harley Quinn #25

Overview: Harley throws a surprise party for Sy which turns out to be a reverse surprise party for herself! Meanwhile the Unconquerable 25 plans a hit on Harley and all her friends!   Synopsis...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #13

Overview: After dying from his fight with Solomon Grundy, Bizarro is brought back to life by none other than his initial creator, Lex Luthor. However, Red Hood and Artemis are shocked by the new,...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #13

Overview: Poison Ivy’s rage threatens the Bird’s lives and mission in the conclusion of “Source Code.”   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In the vents of Terracare, Batgirl, Catwoman,...

Review: Detective Comics #962

Overview: In the finale of “Intelligence,” all must come together to fight Jean-Paul Valley’s nemesis Ascalon, but surprises await…   Synopsis (Spoilers ahead): In the violent...

TBU Review Roundup 8/2

  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...