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Category Archive: Comic News

DC All Access: Super Sons

In the latest video from DC All Access, the new series Super Sons is highlighted with an interview with artist Jorge Jimenez. Super Sons #1 is in stores today.  

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #4

The issue opens with Batman walking through a cloud of fear gas and a panicking crowd in the East Village as he chases the Scarecrow down an alley.  Batman then discovers his gas mask has been...

Review: Batman #17

I’m going to give in to my fanboy nature and tell it to you like it is.  I want to love “I Am Bane.”   I want it to be required Batman reading.  Ten years from now, I want to look back...

Editorial: Light shines brighter when there is darkness – how Nightwing’s foes should be developed

A superhero is only as good as their rogues gallery. This is not an absolute truth, but it is a recurring tendency in the comics industry. And what is a rogues gallery without an arch nemesis, right?...

TBU Review Roundup 2/8

  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...

DC All Access: Top 10 Silliest Batman Moments

DC All Access has released a new video featuring a top ten list focusing on the silliest moments from the comics.  

Review: Suicide Squad #11

Synopsis: In the halls of Belle Reve Penitentiary, Amanda Waller is confined to her office. She sits there, by herself, drinking whiskey and trying to figure out where Rustam is. However, it’s...

Review: Titans #8

“Made in Manhattan Part One: To Bee Or Not To Bee” opens with a scene flashback of the original Teen Titans consisting of Kid Flash, Speedy, Wonder Girl, Aqualad and Robin in action. We have a...

Review: Justice League of America: Rebirth #1

The story begins at Happy Harbor, Rhode Island where Batman and Killer Frost meet in the now abandoned original secret sanctuary of the Justice League. The two then go on a recruitment tour: to...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #6

The mystery of the Gotham Academy maps deepens as the Detective Club try to save Colton from expulsion in Gotham Academy Second Semester #6.   Symbolic Spoilers…   Amy and Olive are...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #7

Synopsis: The issue picks up with Red Hood informing the remaining members of the Black Mask gang that their boss is out of commission and its time to leave town. The gang does not take the...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #7

In Brief: Killing two birds (pun intended) with one stone, Babs, Dinah, and Helena search for a place for Helena while investigating Babs’s shady realtors.   Summary (Spoilers): At the Gotham...

DC All Access: Justice League of America

The latest video from DC All Access features Steve Orlando talking about Justice League of America and how Batman chooses his team.  

Review: All-Star Batman #7

Synopsis: In Nevada, Pamela Isley is making her way to Death Valley… if it wasn’t for the chatterbox in the convenient store that won’t ring her up. He talks about his kid, and how...

Review: Detective Comics #950

In Brief: As Batman’s team trains and prepares, Cassandra Cain (Orphan), Jean Paul Valley (Azrael), and Luke Fox (Batwing) face their pasts and futures head on.   Summary (Spoilers):  ...

TBU Review Roundup 2/1

  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 #14

“Regroup” opens with the League trapped in what appears to be a cavern. Wonder Woman and Jessica Cruz appear to be the only members of the League to be conscious at this moment. Jessica is using...

Review: Harley Quinn #13

Harley Quinn #13 is a powerful, entertaining issue that basically features Harley interrogating this would be Joker who she accosted after Red Tool beat him to a pulp (and then she had a go) last...

Review: Nightwing #14

Nightwing #14 wraps up the Bludhaven arc, which has dealt with Nightwing’s arrival in the city of Bludhaven, in an effort to find some certainty for his place in the world and realign where the...

DC All Access: Tom King Talks I am Bane

DC All Access has posted a new interview with Tom King talking about the new story arc “I am Bane” in the pages of Batman.  

Review: Batman #16

When I sat down with Batman #16, I had a lot of expectations.   Tom King is a great writer.   While a great deal of his Batman run so far has been lackluster,  he’s coming off the...

TBU Review Roundup 1/25

  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 vs Suicide Squad #6

Synopsis: The issue picks up with the few remaining heroes battling the Justice League members trapped by Eclipso’s powers. He floats above the battle remarking at how his darkness will always...

Review: Suicide Squad #10

Editor’s Note: This issue takes place as an epilogue to the Justice League vs Suicide Squad event.   Synopsis: In Alaska, the snow is painted red with blood. Rustam has gotten through the...

Review: Teen Titans #4

Picking up from the end of last issue, Damian is kneeling before his grandfather Ra’s Al Ghul as he pleads for the Demon’s Head to call off the Demon’s Fist from their attacks upon the Teen...

Review: Batgirl #7

In Brief: Babs makes a triumphant return to her home turf, finding a new purpose and investigation waiting for her.   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl, having returned to Burnside, resumes her...

Review: Batman Beyond #4

“Escaping the Grave: Death and Life” opens where the previous issue ended. Terry and Dana are tied up and hanging upside down while the Jokerz are launching acid balls at them. While in this...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #1 (digital chapters #1-2)

When a mysterious book is stolen Batman recalls the drama surrounding the tome from when he was a boy. That drama, of course, included Wonder Woman.   Glorious spoilers below…  ...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #3

The Turtles, Batman, Robin and Batgirl take down Poison Ivy and Snakeweed.  Meanwhile the Joker makes quick work of the Shredder with a face full of Joker venom and the Joker appears to have taken...

Review: Detective Comics #949

In Brief: Batwoman comes to a decision point in her past and present as she faces Batman and Colony Prime.   Summary (Spoilers): Two years ago, Kate eats noodle soup while reviewing footage of...