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Category Archive: Comic News

This Week in the Batcave

I have to open our regular meeting this week with a little bit of bragging from my part. I must have instincts more heightened than all of them Bats put together because I smelled something fishy...

TBU Review Roundup 7/5

  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...

The Joker Goes Sane in Batman: White Knight

The Joker’s insanity has made the Clown Prince of Crime Batman’s greatest villain for over 75 years. So what happens if this crazed madman, becomes just a man, a sane man? Readers will find out...

Review: Justice League #24

(Spoilers ahead) “Fury” opens in the Watchtower. Cyborg has urgently assembled the League. As he puts it, something monumental went wrong in the Atlantic, a superstorm has disrupted the oceanic...

Harley and Ivy Take a Road Trip to Riverdale

What is it about Betty and Veronica that can cause redheads to cross entire comic book publishers to give them attention? Riverdale’s best frenemies become the target of fiery-locked eco-terrorist...

Review: Bane: Conquest #3

In Brief: Bane catches a big break as his path continues to tangle with Batman’s.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane juices up on Venom and suits up after his breakout with Batman. Bane pursues...

Review: Harley Quinn #23

(Spoilers ahead) Picking up from the events of last issue, Harley has a lot on her plate! Harley Sinn, sprung from Arkham, has captured Madam Macabre and Harley’s sometime boyfriend and chained...

Review: Nightwing #24

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #24 is unfortunately a misstep in what has been a solid run. Primarily this isn’t a failing of the story, but the art change-up on the title is sub-par and while the...

Batman and Harley Quinn Film to Get Digital Prequel and Sequel

This August’s animated Batman and Harley Quinn movie is just the cream-filling of a double-stuffed Oreo celebrating the animated origins of everyone’s favorite former-psychiatrist (she had her...

Review: Batman #26

(Spoilers ahead) “The War of Jokes and Riddles” carries forward in Batman #26.  The Riddler, obviously, has survived Joker’s assault and bounces back rather quickly for a man who has just...

TBU By the Numbers – May 2017

Our sales figures breakdown is back! And we are back with a bang as we cover May 2017, the month that Rebirth reached its one-year milestone. To mark this, we are not only covering the issue-by-issue...

This Week in the Batcave

This has been an abnormally calm week, one that would make Bruce suspect of what Gotham is cooking up for him for the week to come. And rightly so, because some new projects are starting to sprout,...

TBU Review Roundup 6/28

  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 #20

The Short Story: Amanda Waller has a job opening and fills it.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with Waller interviewing Katana, who is willing and ready to take on the responsibility of...

Review: Justice League of America #9

(Spoilers ahead) The story picks up from last issue with the JLA discovering that Makson, the Tarzan-like man raised by dinosaurs in a lost world dubbed “Monster Valley” is not what he seems and...

Review: Teen Titans #9

(Spoilers ahead) This issue opens in New Mexico where the mother of Jackson Hyde is frantically searching for her son. Suddenly a news broadcast comes on TV and describes the events seen in “The...

Review: Mother Panic #8

Violet struggles with the case of the Body Bag killer as well as struggling with her implants. Along the way she picks up an army of long tailed informants in Mother Panic #8.   The Plot...

Review: Batman Beyond #9

(Spoilers ahead) “Rise of the Demon Part 4”opens where the part three ended with Batman facing off with the Demon, Damian Wayne. The two start to fight Damian says that he did try on the suit but...

Review: Batgirl #12

In Brief: Batgirl investigates a “ghost” haunting the local Y swimming pool.   Summary (Spoilers): At the Burnside Y, Batgirl is fending off obnoxious “paranormal reporter” Kayla while...

Review: Batman/Elmer Fudd #1

Overview: After the apparent murder of Silver St. Cloud, Elmer Fudd teams up with Batman to seek justice for her death.   Synopsis (spoilers): On a rainy night in Gotham, Elmer Fudd walks into a...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #3

(Spoilers ahead) The Stag has combined forces with the Joker, while Batman has the Shadow chained up in an underwater base at the bottom of Gotham harbor and guarded by Alfred. Batman tracks the...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #6 (digital chapters #11-12)

An aging Bruce Wayne is called back into action against his old foe Ra’s al Ghul in 1977 Gotham City. Can they keep Ra’s from using the Arkham Asylum Lazarus Pit? Find out in the final...

Review: Detective Comics #959

In Brief: As Batman and Zatanna reconnect, Azrael faces Ascalon and comes away shaken.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, Zatanna finds Bruce atop a casino roof in Vegas, trying to master her...

DC All Access: Suicide Squad Fight for a New Leader

DC All Access has posted a new video featuring an interview with Rob Williams about the current events in the pages of Suicide Squad.  

This Week in the Batcave

This week we have a lot of introductions to make, as a ton of announcements has fallen on our heads. Between the seven one-shots spinning out of Metal, all of them evil versions of Batman, and the...

TBU Review Roundup 6/21

  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 #10

Overview: The Trinity fights to regain control over the Watchtower from seemingly parasitic aliens. As Wonder Woman and Superman interrogate the former jailer of these creatures, questions are raised...

Review: Justice League #23

(Spoilers ahead) “Fear Itself” opens in northeastern Nomalia. Batman, Wonder Woman, and Jessica Cruz are there to take down terrorists. Batman is in the north of the bazaar and Wonder Woman is...

Review: Super Sons #5

In Brief: Grounded, Superboy and Robin are having trouble coping with the restrictions in their lives. As Superboy runs away from home to clear his head, he and Robin solve their unresolved issues as...

Review: Harley Quinn #22

(Spoilers ahead) The fab new issue of Harley Quinn opens to Harley being embarrassed by all her friends as her parents enter her apartment, only to then wake and discover, she’s dreaming, in the...