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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

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...

Review: Justice League #26

Overview: The kids of the Justice League in the future are fighting to stay alive and fix the problems of their devastated world. To do this they invade the ruins of the Infinity Corp building and...

Review: Bane: Conquest #4

Overview: Bane’s path crosses with Catwoman’s as he matches wits with Dionysius.   Summary (spoilers ahead): In St. Petersburg, Catwoman meets a nervous contact named Dmitri. Unfortunately...

Review: Nightwing #26

Overview: Dick Grayson is reunited with Huntress as Spyral is reintroduced into his life!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #26 sees the reappearance of Huntress in the sphere of...

Review: Batman #28

Overview: After last issue’s brief interlude with Kite Man’s tragic origin story, we’re back to Bruce recounting war stories to Selina.  In this installment, we are told stories of turf...

TBU Review Roundup 7/26

  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 #22

Overview: Harley gets the team out of a pickle and finds out who killed Hack, while Waller is captured and escapes from The People.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The team is standing around with...

Review: Justice League of America # 11

Overview: Curse of the Kingbutcher Part Two: The Justice League of America faces off against the Kingbutcher while the Atom and Killer Frost continue to search for a cure for Frost’s cold sickness....

Review: Teen Titans #10

Overview: As the Teen Titans aide Jackson’s injured mother, Black Manta captures his son and sets a course for his true prize: a fabled black pearl that holds control over the ocean itself.  ...

Review: Mother Panic #9

With her superpowers on the fritz Violet uses herself as bait for the Body Bag killer. Can she lure the villain into showing himself? And what can she do about it if he does?   The Plot...

Review Batman Beyond #10

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens with Bruce’s memories of his son, Damian. He remembers his first meeting with the boy, His affair with Talia, Damian’s mother, and his upbringing under his...

Review: Batgirl #13

In Brief: Batgirl and Catwoman team up with Babs’s student Esme to track down some missing pets.   Summary (Spoilers): Esme, the prodigy student in Babs’s coding workshop, opens the issue...

Review: Batman/The Shadow # 4

Overview: The Joker and The Stag have Batman captured and it’s up to the Shadow to save him before the Stag executes him and gains entrance into Shamba-la.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batman...

Review: All-Star Batman #12

Short Story: Batman saves everyone in the submarine/casino, and then is ambushed by Penguin, Black Mask, Great White, and Hush as they get the better of him.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Alfred...

Review: Detective Comics #961

In Brief: Azrael faces his very real inner demons, while his body fights the rest of the team, and Batman pursues danger against Zatanna’s advice.   Summary (Spoilers): Zatanna opens our...

TBU Review Roundup 7/19

  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 #25

(Spoilers ahead) “Reborn” opens with a flashback. A powerful creature, Shirak rose to power conquering many worlds. It is able spread an infection that turns the planet’s population into its...

Review: Trinity #11

Overview: Culminating in a final showdown aboard the falling Watchtower, the Trinity fight off the Traveler and release the symbiotic aliens, The Enlightened, from his control.   Synopsis...

Review: Super Sons #6

In Brief: Robin and Superboy meet for a night out fighting crime. Their get together is cut short by the arrival of the Teen Titans, who are working on a case in Metropolis.   Summary (spoilers...

Review: Harley Quinn #24

(Spoilers ahead) Harley Quinn #24 continues and concludes the Family Circles arc which has featured Harley’s parents coming to town. Last issue Sportsmaster and Clock King made a bad decision in...

Review: Batwoman #5

In Brief: This is the tale of how Kate and Safiyah got together.   Summary (spoilers ahead): We are taken back to the time when Kate got washed onto the shores of Coryana. The issue opens with a...

Review: Nightwing #25

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #25 is an impressive return to form for a comic run that has set a benchmark of solid issues with the occasional dip. There’s something strangely grounded about Nightwing...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes (digital chapters #1-2)

The Caped Crusaders team up with the Legion of Super-Heroes from the year 2966 to fight the combined fiendishness of Egghead and Universo. Find out how that works out on Batman 66 Meets the Legion of...

Review: Batman #27

(Spoilers ahead) Love him or hate him, Kite Man is here to stay.  His presence in Tom King’s Batman run started innocuously enough, with a number of brief cameos mostly played for laughs.  Here...

TBU Review Roundup 7/12

  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 #21

The Story (spoilers ahead): Harley Quinn is now the field leader for the Squad, and she’s taking the team on a mission to attack The People. Putting a lunatic like Harley in charge goes about as...

Review: Justice League of America #10

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens in the City of Vanity where a man afflicted with fibromyalgia wakes up to find that his wish has been granted and his pain is gone. This is short-lived as a large man...