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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

TBU Review Roundup 6/7

  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 #22

(Spoilers ahead) “A Thousand Little Things” opens in space. Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz are out to stop an asteroid. Jessica comments on the looks and attitudes she feels the other League members...

Review: Bane: Conquest #2

In Brief: Bane finds himself in a new prison, with a surprising ally, in his quest to rule the international criminal world.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane faces off against Damocles, Venom...

Review: Harley Quinn #21

(Spoilers ahead) Harley Quinn #21 opens with Harley Sinn depositing her captives, Madam Macabre and her son, in a rustic motel cabin, are upon covering with her prisoners, she learns the Mayor set...

Review: Nightwing #22

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #22 is an exercise in slick, compact storytelling. Picking up in the aftermath of the team-up with Wally West and the “time freezing dude bro” of the previous issue,...

Review: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9

The final issue finds Quar and his army attacking the Earth. Lara is branded a traitor by Quar’s followers and is rescued by Green Lantern. Batman and Batgirl drive through the desert in the...

Review: Batman #24

(Spoilers ahead) I like to think I’m a fairly easy-going guy.  I don’t get bent out of shape over much and I tend to let things play out as they will.  However, my level-headed demeanor has...

The Watchmen Watch: A Button and a Clock

For this final installment of our Watchmen Watch specials, we are finally analyzing The Button and its implications, namely the upcoming Doomsday Clock. In true Dr. Manhattan style, we will be doing...

TBU Review Roundup 5/31

  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: Teen Titans Special #1

(Spoilers ahead) “The Lazarus Contract” comes to a close this issue. As we spanned across the pages of “Titans,” “Teen Titans” and “Deathstroke” this issue opens with a series of...

Review: Trinity Annual #1

Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Taking place shortly after the meeting between Circe, Ra’s al Ghul, and Luthor, the issue begins with Circe still trying to convince Ra’s to join in an alliance...

TBU Review Roundup 5/24

  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...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Deathstroke #19

(Spoilers ahead) As the newest speedster races onwards, the next part of the “Lazarus Contract” continues with Deathstroke and Flash (Wally West) streaking across the opening panel. As...

Review: Suicide Squad #18

To catch you up: Amanda Waller, wanting the ultimate weapon on her team captured the Black Sphere – which is a gateway to the Phantom Zone – and let General Zod out. Placing a Kryptonite...

Review: Justice League of America #7

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens at the JLA Sanctuary with Batman and the team’s new engineer, Xenos with Batman questioning the liberties that Xenos is taking with Batman’s instructions in the...

Review: Mother Panic #7

A new gun-wielding threat is on the loose in Gotham and Mother Panic is on the case in Mother Panic #7.   The Story: In an empty Gotham City parking garage a young girl and her parents return to...

Review: Batman Beyond #8

(Spoilers ahead) Decades from now in the Batcave, Bruce Wayne, Max, and Matt McGinnis plead with Terry to return with the experimental suit he is wearing. Terry on the roof of Gotham Police...

Review: Batgirl #11

In Brief: Ethan’s plans as the supervillain Blacksun are revealed, and Batgirl must rush to save the day.   Summary (Spoilers): As Ethan reveals himself as the villain Blacksun to his...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #5 (digital chapters #9-10)

Ra’s Al Ghul continues his nefarious work even a decade later as Wonder Woman, Batman, and Disco Nightwing attempt to stop him in Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77.   The Plot:...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #2

(Spoilers ahead) The story continues in the French Alps with Batman squaring off against the Shadow, who had moments earlier been Batman’s old mentor, Henri Ducard. The two cross swords while the...

Review: Detective Comics #957

In Brief: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) faces a new challenge in her crusade to end all costumed combatants in Gotham – the vicious armored villain Wrath.   Summary (Spoilers): As Harvey...

The Watchmen Watch: A Study in Scarlet and Blue

Last week, The Flash #22 came out, bringing more questions than answers as to what has happened to the DC Universe timeline. But what is to come we do know, and it is the Doomsday Clock. Written by...

TBU Review Roundup 5/17

  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...

DCU Spotlight: Review: The Flash #22

(Spoilers ahead) “The Button” has been a wild ride.  It started strong and maintained that course throughout the four issue run, despite some shakeups on the production end of things.  As we...

Review: Justice League #21

(Spoilers ahead) “Endless Part 2” opens in Queens, New York. Jake and his wife, Rose are having a little disagreement. Jake was supposed to be taking his family on a fresh start vacation but...

Review: Trinity #9

Overview: The Trinity’s mystery about the problems with their reality is interrupted with an impromptu teleport from the Watchtower. They discover their problems are just beginning as a new...

Review: Teen Titans #8

(Spoilers ahead) In the second part of DC’s latest crossover called “The Lazarus Contract,” this issue opens with the speedster known as Kid Flash racing away from Teen Titans Tower. Giving a...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

Review: Harley Quinn #20

(Spoilers ahead) “Rulers are for suckers…and the people that need ‘em.” Harley Quinn #20 opens with an emotional Harley at the cemetery, at the mass grave for all the homeless people killed...

Review: Batwoman #3

  In Brief: Batwoman investigates the Kali Corporation and finds out what they have planned for Coryana.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with a brief sequence showing us how...