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Category Archive: General Editorials

A Brief History of Batman

Ever wonder about how Batman came to be? Well, this quick history lesson should catch you up on why Batman is as popular as he is.   Batman was created in 1939 by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill...

TBU Versus: Volume 1-Batman vs. Superman Round Two

  Round Two. Presented to us courtesy of Mark Millar’s Superman: Red Son, where Superman is realized as the son of the Russian People during Communist Russia. Another glorious Elseworlds...

What’s Bothering TBU? #0

  Welcome to What's Bothering TBU?; the latest monthly series for TheBatmanUniverse.net. This new series is essentially an outlet for the staff at TBU, a place where we can rant and rage...

TBU Versus: Volume 1-Batman vs. Superman Round One

  It's time for the first round of our first TBU Vs. match-up. Remember, the winner of this fight may not necessarily be the one who won in the comic that is being referenced. This...

TBU After Christmas List #3

  As promised, the next batch of items on the TBU After Christmas List are media related items; that is to say movies, television and video games.   Movies   Batman Begins & The...

TBU After Christmas List #2

  This next batch of gifts you wished you'd asked for is concerning some of the greats when it comes to comic book, whether you're new to the medium and not sure where to start or...

TBU After Christmas List #1

  So Christmas has once again come and gone. You're probably at home now whilst friends and family are making their journeys back, you'll still be digesting the mountain of food that you...

Video of the Day: Batman Meets Riddler

Another amusing video from the folks over at College Humor. This time Batman meets Riddler set in the Nolan-verse. Batman definitely doesn't have the brains for this new villain.    ...

Happy Halloween from The Batman Universe!

Today is the day when Bat-fans can dress-up like their favorite hero and not have to worry about people pointing for amusement. It is one of the few days of the year when people let their hair down....

TBU Fan Made: Batman Book Covers

  Our friend Sean Hartter is at it again. This time he cooked up a number of faux book covers featuring characters from The Batman Universe.         They definitely have a...

Call for Help: NYCC

  New York Comic Con is just around the corner. We are hoping to cover everything related to The Batman Universe straight from the convention. Although I myself will not be able to attend, our...

Who Knows More?

IGN conducted a contest of sorts between Rocksteady marketing manager, Dax Ginn and Batman comic writer, Paul Dini. A number of questions were asked of Batman's history. So who knew more? And do...

TBU Caption Competition Winner

  So here we are, the final TBU Caption Competition, at least for a month or two. The winner of this most anticipated event in TBU history is none other than Jon Roke.   So enjoy the final...

TBU Fan Film Showcase: Batman: The Line

Another fan film has come across the offices of TBU and this time we found out about it from the director himself. Henry Tripson shared his film with us and a little bit of information about his film...

TBU Caption Competition

  This will be the last 'Caption Competition' for a while. It will return but there's going to be a break whilst the new 52 titles are coming out as reviews for the issues will take...

TBU Caption Competition Winner

  It was nice to get some responses this week, then again, I'm not surprised with the image that was presented. The winner of this weeks 'Caption Competition' is...

Video of the Day: Batmanning?

It seems that there is a new extreme sport on the horizon and it involves Batman. While I am being as vague as possible, let's take a look and share thoughts on this new sport.    ...

TBU Caption Competition

  I must say, I'm very disappointed; not one response to the last image! Perhaps it just wasn't inspiring enough, to combat this, I've found a panel that's sure to get  your...

Superman and Batman: At it Again

  I spotted this artwork over at the /Film.com website and they had posted it because there has been so much renewed interest in a Superman/Batman movie. The original post was over at deviatART...

TBU Caption Competition

  Hello everyone, sorry for the delay this week but it's taken me a while to get back into the swing of things, because I didn't post the winner yesterday I'll do it now as well as...

Review: Batman Live

Big thank you to Dustin, and everyone at TheBatmanUniverse.net for two tickets to see Batman: Live at my chosen venue, The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow on August the...

Batman: Good or Bad for Gotham?

Have you ever let your mind go to the villain way of thinking? While in that thought, have you ever contemplated on whether or not Batman is a force of good for Gotham? Or by being in Gotham present...

TBU Caption Competition

  Last caption competition for me for a little while. Joe will be back next week to pick the winner for this next entry. Remember that not just the funniest caption wins, but also the one that...

TBU Caption Competition Winner

  So unfortunately there wasn't enough entries for the contest to be won for last week, but there is still a winner. Nikki posted up something I though looked at the panel very different...

TBU Caption Competition

  For this week's entry, I have decided to up the ante with a new twist. While we have had some great captions come out of the competition, I want to see real gold when looking at these...

TBU Caption Competition Winner

  This week's winner seems to be channeling the sixties Batman film with their caption, which works given they are on a boat. Congratulations to Michael DeLozier.     Tune in...

TBU Fan Film Showcase: Batman Deliverance

A new series that I will be heading up on the site is a showcase for fan films. Fan films that include Batman have been being made for years. Some of them you have heard about and some you...

TBU Caption Competition

  While there was some great responses for the last segment, let's see how many we can get for this one. We also fixed the comment section so you can read the other comments easier. So good...

TBU Caption Competition Winner

  Joe happens to be on vacation this week, but as they say, "The show must go on!" So despite seeing a great caption by someone named Dustin, we have picked a winner. So...

TBU Caption Competition

  As promised, here is this weeks image. Like I said yesterday, we got a decent number of responses to the last image and all of them were really funny, I'd like to see the number of people...