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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Detective Comics #964

Overview: As Basil Karlo struggles with his inner Clayface, Stephanie Brown faces dangerous revelations from both Anarky and Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Yesterday, at Arkham Asylum,...

TBU By the Numbers – August 2017

After a month where all titles ranked higher on the overall market positions, August saw them all falling again, with the exception of Batman. Nonetheless, DC ruled the top 3 positions according to...

DC All Access: Who is Mr. Oz?

DC All Access has posted a new video focusing on the issue of Action Comics that will release tomorrow. And while we don’t normally report Superman news, the reveal of who Mr. Oz is may have an...

Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part Two)

Welcome to Part Two of a retrospective look at the history of Anarky, who is officially back in the pages of Detective Comics—having appeared in Detective Comics #957, #963 and #964 (which...

Last week in the Batcave

Last Tuesday, Batman: The Animated Series celebrated 25 years since it first aired. The reason for many of us to be gathered here in the underground of Wayne Manor today, the series is up to this day...

TBU Review Roundup 9/6

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 #28

Overview: The Justice League settle in with their newfound children from the future. Wonder Woman in the Watchtower starts to believe that she is the cause of the dystopian future the children came...

Review: Bane: Conquest #5

Overview: As Bane encounters Catwoman in his mission in Russia, the circle closes as Dionysius tries to entrap them both!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Conquest #5 begins with a bang as Bane...

Review: Harley Quinn #27

  Overview: Harley tangles with the Penguin who seeks to knock over much of Coney Island to build a Casino!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Harley Quinn #27 opens in the roller derby where...

Review: Nightwing #28

Overview: In the finale of the Spyral story arc, Nightwing and Huntress face off against the evil mastermind behind the Spyral’s arms dealing, Mr. Minos.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story...

Review: Batman #30

Overview: Before we head into the third and final act of “The War of Jokes and Riddles” we take one last pause for an interlude.  As the war continues, it takes its toll on everyone involved. ...

Harley Quinn Day Will Offer Events, Swag, Signings and More

On September 23, 2017, over 5000 libraries, comic shops, and bookstores will come together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of everyone’s favorite psychologist turned villain turned wacky...

DC All Access: Bombshells United

DC All Access has posted a new video featuring an interview with Marguerite Bennett on the new series, Bombshells United.  

Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part One)

One of Batman’s secondary, but widely-studied and highly-controversial rogues is back in the pages of Detective Comics. The enigmatic Anarky made a surprise return in the final page of Detective...

Last Week in the Batcave

This is a week filled with joy, Bat-visitors, for this is a week filled with Bat-boys. From Nightwing being cast for the Titans series, to the boys appearing in Batman, Tim being a nerd in Detective...

TBU Review Roundup 8/30

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 of America #13

Overview: The JLA continues their split adventure.  Batman, Frost, Atom, and Lobo delve deeper into the Microverse searching for Ray Palmer while Black Canary and Ray deal with the mysterious new...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #1

Overview: After joining a Russian circus as a traveling act, the Outlaws gain a new member in Nightwing to take on KG Beast. Although a short lived partnership, Jason and Dick are given a chance to...

Review: All-Star Batman #13

Overview: We get flashbacks from Alfred’s past, while in the present Alfred rounds up a crew to save Batman from the Black Knight.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In Bruce’s first week...

When did Catwoman learn Batman’s secret identity?

The marriage proposal between Batman and Catwoman in Batman #24 has brought many old fans back to the series. If they’ve been away for a while, one reoccurring question has been “When...

Last Week in the Batcave

So there I was, stepping into the Batcave to do this wrap up of last week, and what do I find? The remains of a large gathering, batarangs scattered across the floor, teacups and coffee mugs left all...

TBU Review Roundup 8/23

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 #24

Overview: Batman mounts a rescue of Killer Frost at Belle Reve Prison while Amanda Waller and the Annihilation Brigade put their plan into motion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead):  The story opens...

Review: Teen Titans #11

Overview: Jackson learns how to finally harness his powers and help the Teen Titans take down his father, Black Manta. After recovering the Black Pearl, Jackson is finally given the title of Aqualad....

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #1

Overview: Dick Grayson, formerly Nightwing, enforces a no-superpowers regime far in the future.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Twelve years ago, in Metropolis, Nightwing walks away from a huge...

Review: Mother Panic #10

Overview: Violet continues her quest for revenge against those that were behind the horrors at Gather House. She uncovers someone that she believed was long dead in Mother Panic #10.   Synopsis...

Review: Harley Quinn #26

  Overview: Harley’s birthday has been ruined and she’s not happy! The story flashes back to how Harley, Catwoman and Ivy escape her apartment being attacked by the Unconquerable 25....

Review: Batman Beyond #11

Overview: Thrown into a murderous rage of the apparent death of Goliath, Damian pushes Terry and his suit to the max. Upon seeing Bruce in danger, Damian resolves his differences with Terry and the...

Review: Batgirl #14

Overview: Lured into a potential trap by a mysteriously familiar pair of girls, Batgirl and Nightwing must confront events in their past that might have ties to a case they’re working on in the...

DC All Access: Spoiler Teams with Anarky

The latest video from DC All Access features James Tynion talking about the current situation with Spoiler, who the story revolves around in today’s Detective Comics.