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Category Archive: Comic News

Batman #8 Debuts Back-up Stories

The Source has revealed today that starting with issue eight of Batman, the page count of the issue will expand and add a back-up story. The back-up story will focus on the history of the Court of...

DC has big plans for Batman and Detective Comics

A couple of news bits combined into one regarding the future of Batman and Detective Comics.   First up, the preliminary sales numbers for comics have been released and The Batman Universe...

Preview: Batman and Robin #5

Kotaku has posted a five page preview of Batman and Robin #5. The issue hits stores next Wednesday, January 11. Check out the first page of the preview below and then head over to Kotaku for the...

The Iconic Batman from the Art of the New 52 #3

    In this, the third installment of our ongoing series, we are going to take a look at the art of Patrick Gleason.  The above image was taken from Batman and Robin #3 which was...

TBU Fan Made: Barbarian Batman

  Our friend Sean Hartter is back yet again. This time, he steps away from the art referring to film and seemingly takes a stab at the comics. What to me seems like a different take on the...

Preview: Batgirl #5

Newsarama has posted a five page preview of Batgirl #5. The issue hits stores next Wednesday, January 11. Check out the first page of the preview below and then head over to Newsarama for the other...

Review: Batman #4

Batman #4 kicks off where issue #3 left off Batman caught in the explosion of the Court of Owls most recent hideout set off by their assassin Talon.  While he is escaping Batman runs through an...

Mike Marts on Bat-Line Future

Mike Marts has been at the helm for some of the greatest Batman stories in recent memory. As group editor for all of the Bat-books, Marts oversees and plans a lot of things. Comic Book Resources...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Grifter #4

We start "Blind Side" at Q-Core in Washington DC with a young lady named Adrien Rivers (any relation to Charlotte?) giving a tour to a group of business men when a car comes smashing...

Review: Batman and Robin #3

Batman and Robin is written by Peter Tomasi and drawn by Patrick Gleason. The third issue skips ahead to a night in the Batcave, where Alfred and Damian sit playing chess. Damian is complaining...

Chris Burnham Talks Batman Inc

Last week saw the release of Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes, a one-shot that originally planned as two single issues in the first volume of Batman Incorporated long before the New 52 hit...

Review: Detective Comics #4

Issue four of Tony Daniel's "Detective Comics" begins seventy two minutes ago in Crime Alley with Batman interrogating a police informant by the name of Raju as to the whereabouts of...

DCU Spotlight: All-Star Western Creators Talk Batman Connection

For those who have not been reading some of the other DCU Spotlight articles on the site, we at TBU have been making a pretty big case for Bat-fans to be reading All-Star Western. Set in the late...

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #3

Issue three, as usual, was co-plotted by Paul Jenkins and David Finch, with writing by the former and pencils by the latter.   The issue opens where we left, with the hulked up Joker attacking...

Paul Jenkins on Dark Knight Future

When the New 52 launched in September, a lot of fans questioned the reasoning for relaunching Batman: The Dark Knight. The series was plagued by delays and had only had five issues release in nine...

Scott Snyder Talks Batman's First Four Issues

Batman #4 is in stores today and ever since Scott Snyder took over the series the book is holding steady in the top five comics of the month. Comic Book Resources talked with Snyder about some of the...

Preview: Red Hood and the Outlaws #4

iFanboy has posted a three page preview of Red Hood and the Outlaws #4. The issue hits store this Wednesday, December 21. Check out the first page of the preview below and then head over to iFanboy...

Derek Fridolfs Talks Upcoming Unhinged

Derek Fridolfs has been a busy person, writing a digital exclusive for DC Comics that releases once a week. Batman: Arkham Unhinged bridges events inside both Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham...

Tomasi Discusses Batman and Robin

Batman and Robin #4 is out today and Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Peter Tomasi. Tomasi has a lot of history with the characters inside The Batman Universe and continues to show...

TBU by the Numbers: November 2011

  November's sale estimates are in. How did The Batman Universe fair for the third month of the New 52?   Rank Title Change November 2011 TBU Sales Rank 1 Justice League #3 0 2 Batman...

DC Comics March 2012 Solicitations

DC Comics have released the solicitations for the comics that will hit stores and online in March 2012. What will a new month of comics bring The Batman Universe?   As far as creator changes go,...

Preview: Batwoman #4

iFanboy has posted a four page preview of Batwoman #4. The issue hits stores next Wednesday, December 14. Check out the two pages of the preview below and then head over to iFanboy for the other two...

DCU Spotlight: Harley Quinn's New Origin Revealed in Suicide Squad

Harley Quinn may have be absent from the main line of TBU books, but that doesn't mean that she doesn't have a presence in the DC Universe. Quinn has been a main character in Suicide Squad...

Tony Daniel on Future Use of Villains

Tony Daniel completed his first story in the relaunched Detective Comics yesterday and now many wonder what is next? Will Daniel be creating more original villains or using old ones? Next month,...

Rest In Peace, Jerry Robinson 1922-2011

The creator of The Joker and contributor to much of the early Batman mythos, as well as being a great comic book artist, ambassador and champion for creator rights, Jerry Robinson has died.  ...

Williams and Blackman Talk Batwoman

Over the weekend, the next stop on the DC Comics-The New 52 Art Tour made its way to San Francisco. The art of J.H. Williams III was shown from Batwoman and W. Haden Blackman was in attendance as...

Preview: Batwing #4

USA Today has posted a five page preview of Batwing #4. The issue hits stores this Wednesday, December 7. Check out the first page of the preview below and then head over to USA Today for the other...

'Tec Writer Lays Out Series Future

Earlier today, we posted a preview for the upcoming issue of Detective Comics. The preview was courtesy of Ain't It Cool News. Along with the preview there was also an interview with current...

The Iconic Batman from the Art of the New 52 #2

Bruce Wayne Triumphant       In this second installment of “Batman: The Iconic Art of the New 52” I’m going to examine a frame taken from Batman #2 as illustrated by...

Tony Daniel Talks 'Tec Future

Tony Daniel has been a busy man lately. Besides writing The Savage Hawkman he also writes and draws Detective Comics. With the Dollmaker story coming to a close and a Penguin story coming up, Comic...