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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

DC Universe Spotlight: Review: DC House of Horror #1

Overview:  Alright all you little ghosts and goblins out there, it’s time for some seasonally appropriate holiday reading material.  DC’s House of Horror one shot brings veteran scribe Keith...

TBU Review Roundup 10/25

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 #28

Overview: The Suicide Squad’s mission in space continues as they meet Rick Flag Sr. and embark on a mission to the moon.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens on the defunct Task Force...

Review: Teen Titans #13

Overview: After having lost the leadership of the Teen Titans, Robin goes out to recruit a new member for the team. Meanwhile, the team tries to encourage Kid Flash to return to the team.  ...

Review: Justice League of America #17

Overview:  Ray Palmer’s adventures in the Microverse have drawn to a close and the team is poised to save the day.  They just have to overcome scientist-turned-heel Dr. Aron Aut, who has...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #3

Overview: Dick Grayson goes on the lam to save his son from the society he set up himself.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In DC, Kate Kane learns of Dick and his son Jake’s arrest as well as...

Review: Mother Panic #12

Overview: Violet is the prisoner of the evil blood artist Gala. Can she escape Gala’s clutches and further her quest for vengeance against those who would hurt the innocent.   Synopsis...

Review: Batman Beyond #13

Overview: Set in the days following Brother’s Eye’s defeat, Terry acclimates to the new status quo in Neo Gotham. Faced with a city wide threat, he teams up with some unlikely allies....

Review: Batgirl #16

Overview: Batgirl and Nightwing finally uncover the identity of the Red Queen and her relation to Ainsley Wells.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story starts off in the past as Batgirl and...

Review: Batman: The Merciless #1

Overview: Batman gets a new hat and then eats a bomb.   Synopsis: Langley, Virginia. HQ of A.R.G.U.S. – the War Room. Sam Lane, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, Father Time, Mr. Bones, a Colonel...

Review: Detective Comics #967

Overview: Red Robin Tim reunites with the team, but Batman Tim from the future has dark plans afoot.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Bruce obsessively replays the footage of Tim’s “death.”...

Why We Love the Drake: A Spotlight Series on the Fan Favorite Robin (Part 3)

In the previous entry (part 2) we saw Tim Drake settle into the role of Robin by being put through the physical, mental and emotional wringer. He battled the Joker, saved the world from the Bubonic...

TBU Review Roundup 10/18

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 #14

Overview: Circe reveals her true plans while Batman finds a way to try and save the day.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with a monologue from Wonder Woman explaining more of...

Review: Titans #16

Overview: The Titans grieving over Wally’s death continue their fight against both friend and foe. This fight opens the door to allow the true traitor, Donna Troy, in.   Synopsis (spoilers...

Review: Justice League #31

Overview: The Justice League and the kids from the future face off as the League is controlled by the darkness. The true intentions of Diana’s mother is revealed and the League with the help of...

Review: Super Sons #9

Overview: Superboy, Robin, Hard Line, and Big Shot take their final stand against Ygarddis.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ygarddis has come with his clay army, and Robin and Superboy have to face...

Review: Harley Quinn #30

Overview: Harley eats into the current Mayor’s lead in the mayoral race, while Poison Ivy sets off an ambitious park reclamation plan for NYC! But it appears the Mayor may have one more trip us his...

Review: Batwoman #8

Overview: Batwoman joins forces with Colony Prime to escape the Scarecrow. He has other ideas.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batwoman is still in her drug induced stupor. She is constantly...

Review: Nightwing #31

Overview: Raptor continues his plans for revenge by attacking Blockbuster as Nightwing looses another ally.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at the Marcus Casino where a group of...

Review: Batman: The Drowned #1

Overview: Bryce Wayne, the Drowned Batman, floods our world with dead water, overwhelming Aquaman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Drowned, a combination of Aquaman and Batman in female form...

Review: Batman #33

Overview:  She said yes.  The courtship has ended and the engagement has begun in the first installment of Rules of Engagement.  Now that Bat and Cat have slapped a label on their tumultuous...

TBU Review Roundup 10/11

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 #27

Overview: The Suicide Squad launches in to space to investigate a new threat to Amanda Waller.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue kicks off with Boomerang eating a bucket of chicken and...

Review: Justice League of America #16

Overview:  We’ve followed Ray Palmer’s adventures through the Microverse with his newfound team Preon and Dr. Aron Aut, but now it has finally come time to find out why the later betrayed the...

Review: Ragman #1

Overview: Rory Regan’s origin story gets retconned and updated here in this first issue of an all new exciting miniseries about Gotham’s new Tatterdemalion of Justice, Ragman.   Synopsis...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #15

Overview: As the Outlaws being to make a name for themselves, they attract the attention of the other allies of Batman. The ensuing confrontation results in the capture of the Outlaws…which may...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #15

Overview: Why have all the men in Gotham City suddenly come down with the flu? Who could be behind such a dastardly deed?   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Barbara Gordon is tending to her Father,...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Nights: Metal #3

Overview: Superman goes to a place where everybody knows his name, and then he turns into a battery.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In Smallville, Damian and Jon are putting on a rock show for...

Review: Detective Comics #966

Overview: Tim Drake of Tomorrow and Today clash as they flee Doomsday!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In Gotham, far in the future, Anarky flees from a gun-wielding Tim Drake Batman. Though this...