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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

TBU Review Roundup 4/12

  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 #15

… To catch you up… Rustam, former leader of the Suicide Squad is seeking revenge on Amanda Waller. So far, he’s had Rick Flag and Katana chained up and beaten. He’s killed...

Review: Titans #10

The Titans were misled to the borough of Manhattan after Omen gleaned the word from the mind of Abra Kadabra.  While it remains to be seen whether or not Kadabra was referring to Doctor Manhattan of...

Review: Justice League of America #4

The Justice League of America is scattered over the war-torn county of Kravia facing off against members of the Extremists, a radical group of super beings that have taken over the country. The Ray...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #8

Olive is possessed by the vengeful spirit of her ancestor Amity Arkham and threatens to wreak havoc on Gotham Academy. Can Batman stop the destruction without hurting the teen? Find out in Gotham...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #9

Synopsis: Flying into Qurac with the help of Bizarro, the Outlaws are on their way to investigate a deadly explosion in one of the country’s cities. Coincidentally, the city happened to house...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #9

In Brief: Black Canary goes undercover and hones her Canary Cry.   Summary (Spoilers): Our mysterious new villain, Blackbird, tells the metahuman fight club runner Roulette that she wants a...

Review: Detective Comics #954

In Brief: Ra’s explains why Batman isn’t the worst detective after all, as the history of Shiva and the League of Shadows is revealed.   Summary (Spoilers): Batman opens our issue...

TBU Review Roundup 4/5

  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...

Review: Justice League #18

The Justice League makes progress against The Timeless as they fight to save the Earth across time and space. But just as it appears they have gained the upper hand a new threat emerges in Justice...

Review: Harley Quinn #17

Harley Quinn #17 is a delightful issue that catches two different depictions of Harley, at opposite ends of her career! The issue kicks off with the mysterious organization kidnapping the homeless...

Review: Nightwing #18

Professor Pyg is a dark subject for a dark arc, laced with the most severe trappings of the Morrison-era Batman which Tim Seeley definitely is taking narrative and thematic inspiration from in this...

Review: Batman #20

The final showdown is one of the greatest staples of the comic book experience.  It’s a testament to how well writers and artists can work together to tell a cohesive story.  Here, we get one...

Editorial: The Infrequent Queerness of Harley and Ivy

Queer representation is hugely important. Not in a “Sure, everybody is equal” type of platitude way where people shrug, grin and agree until it affects characters they care about. No, queer...

TBU Review Roundup 3/29

  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/The Banana Splits Special #1

The Suicide Squad is in trouble. Who can help them? The dirty job falls to the Bubblegum Pop band, The Banana Splits, who bring their own brand of crazy to the party in Suicide Squad/The Banana...

Review: Titans Annual #1

Synopsis: Somewhere in an underground bunker, Garth yells out for anyone who might be able to hear him. Wally appears and is quickly followed by Barry. They realize that they have no idea how they...

Review: Justice League of America #3

Now that Lord Havok has taken control of Kravia, he is shown reaching out to the leader of a neighboring country offering for them to join him.  Meanwhile the JLA meets with the Kravian Resistance,...

Review: Harley’s Little Black Book #6

Harley has adventures across the galaxy with the Main Man, bounty hunter Lobo. They battle other bounty hunters, hundred-eyed cave creatures, and pirates as they wreak havoc on everyone they meet in...

Review: Batgirl Annual #1

In Brief: In two tales of adventure, Batgirl teams up with new friend Supergirl as well as longtime BFF Alysia.   Summary (Spoilers): “World’s Finest”: During a rainstorm, on a skyscraper...

Review: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #8

Another three months, another issue of Dark Knight III: The Master Race.  We’re now well over a year into the publication of this book and we’ve reached the penultimate eighth issue.  We ended...

TBU Review Roundup 3/22

  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 #14

… To catch you up… Rustam, former leader of the Suicide Squad, had Deadshot betray the team and assassinate Amanda Waller. He is currently attempting to get Rick Flag and Katana to join...

Review: Teen Titans #6

As a new story begins, the issue opens on Del Sur Penitentiary where we see that the prison walls have been literally ripped open and are dripping with water. Cutting to the coast of San Francisco,...

Review: Mother Panic #5

Violet and Pretty confront their different approaches to punishing Ashley Layton for arranging their stay at Gather House. Also, Violet’s Mother makes new friends on Mother Panic #5.   The...

Review: Batgirl #9

In Brief: The Son of Penguin’s plans for Batgirl take a darker turn as Babs struggles to balance her life.   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl foils a delivery girl freelancing as a stick-up artist,...

Review: Batman Beyond #6

It’s good to know that in the future there are some things you can always count on.  First came the Batman and the Jokers, now the League of Assassins is making its debut in the pages of the...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #3 (digital chapters #5-6)

The Dynamic Duo head to Paradise Island to warn Wonder Woman that the secret location of her home might be compromised. When strangers assault an Amazon our heroes spring into action in Batman...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #5

Michelangelo and Robin are sent through the portal from the Turtles’ New York to Gotham to access the Batcomputer to track down the Mad Hatter while Batman, Batgirl, and the rest of the Turtles...

Review: Detective Comics #953

In Brief: Cassandra Cain, the Orphan, struggles with her identity as her mother, Lady Shiva, begins her assault on Gotham.   Summary (Spoilers): A Hawai’ian shirt-clad Commissioner Gordon...