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Review: Mother Panic #7

A new gun-wielding threat is on the loose in Gotham and Mother Panic is on the case in Mother Panic #7.   The Story: In an empty Gotham City parking garage a young girl and her parents return to...

Review: Batman Beyond #8

(Spoilers ahead) Decades from now in the Batcave, Bruce Wayne, Max, and Matt McGinnis plead with Terry to return with the experimental suit he is wearing. Terry on the roof of Gotham Police...

Review: Batgirl #11

In Brief: Ethan’s plans as the supervillain Blacksun are revealed, and Batgirl must rush to save the day.   Summary (Spoilers): As Ethan reveals himself as the villain Blacksun to his...

Episode 134

In this episode, Dane and Tim share their thoughts on the excellent Bill Finger documentary, Batman and Bill. They also talk about the announcements of two new comic specials coming later this year...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #5 (digital chapters #9-10)

Ra’s Al Ghul continues his nefarious work even a decade later as Wonder Woman, Batman, and Disco Nightwing attempt to stop him in Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77.   The Plot:...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #2

(Spoilers ahead) The story continues in the French Alps with Batman squaring off against the Shadow, who had moments earlier been Batman’s old mentor, Henri Ducard. The two cross swords while the...

Review: Detective Comics #957

In Brief: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) faces a new challenge in her crusade to end all costumed combatants in Gotham – the vicious armored villain Wrath.   Summary (Spoilers): As Harvey...

The Watchmen Watch: A Study in Scarlet and Blue

Last week, The Flash #22 came out, bringing more questions than answers as to what has happened to the DC Universe timeline. But what is to come we do know, and it is the Doomsday Clock. Written by...

Episode 159

Gerry and Chris are here for their tenth episode. They discuss and review War Games: Act 1 which includes Batman: The 12 Cent Adventure, Detective Comics #797, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight...

This Week in the Batcave

The intruder alarm has been going crazy this week here in the Batcave. Our security has been breached by people from all over DC, people from Star City, Central City, Metropolis and even Manhattan. A...

TBU Editorial: The First Bat Man of Cinema

Editor’s Note: Author Kevin Scott Collier took some time to write up an interesting article covering his inspiration for his book, The First Bat Man: The Making of Roland West’s 1926...

TBU Review Roundup 5/17

  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...

DCU Spotlight: Review: The Flash #22

(Spoilers ahead) “The Button” has been a wild ride.  It started strong and maintained that course throughout the four issue run, despite some shakeups on the production end of things.  As we...

Review: Justice League #21

(Spoilers ahead) “Endless Part 2” opens in Queens, New York. Jake and his wife, Rose are having a little disagreement. Jake was supposed to be taking his family on a fresh start vacation but...

Review: Trinity #9

Overview: The Trinity’s mystery about the problems with their reality is interrupted with an impromptu teleport from the Watchtower. They discover their problems are just beginning as a new...

Review: Teen Titans #8

(Spoilers ahead) In the second part of DC’s latest crossover called “The Lazarus Contract,” this issue opens with the speedster known as Kid Flash racing away from Teen Titans Tower. Giving a...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

Season 3: Episode 18: Light the Wick

Join Josh and Don as they look at the newest chapter in the Alice Tech saga. What’s with all the Ford product placement? Will poor Bruce keep getting hit with the flashback stick? Did Lee...

Review: Harley Quinn #20

(Spoilers ahead) “Rulers are for suckers…and the people that need ‘em.” Harley Quinn #20 opens with an emotional Harley at the cemetery, at the mass grave for all the homeless people killed...

Review: Batwoman #3

  In Brief: Batwoman investigates the Kali Corporation and finds out what they have planned for Coryana.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with a brief sequence showing us how...

Review: Nightwing #21

(Spoilers ahead) Picking the pace up after a barely average last issue, Nightwing #21 is a welcome return to form and a special treat for fans of the Titans circa the Dick Grayson/Wally West era, as...

Review: Batman #23

First and foremost, this issue is dedicated to the memory of Bernie Wrightson, who sadly passed away in March of this year following a battle with brain cancer.  Wrightson was known for many of his...

This Week in the Batcave

For us Bat-Fans, yesterday was a very significant day. It was the day of Mary, the woman who called her son “little Robin” thus effectively giving birth not only to Dick Grayson, but to the Robin...

TBU Review Roundup 5/10

  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 #17

To catch you up: Amanda Waller stole a gateway to the Phantom Zone, and pulled General Zod out. Using SCIENCE!… she plants a Kryptonite bomb inside his head, of which she received from Lex...

Review: Justice League of America #6

The issue picks up with The Atom confronting Aegeus while the rest of the JLA fights Aegeus’ soldiers in the streets of Penn City. The Ray goes to the aid of Lobo, who has been shot across town by...

Review: Titans #11

(Spoilers ahead) The first part of the Lazarus Contract, the crossover spanning Titans, Teen Titans, and Deathstroke begins with issue 11 of Titans.   The issue begins years ago at Hutton...

Season 3: Episode 17: The Primal Riddle

Riddler seeks to learn about the Court of Owls! Penguin continues to amass his army of Super Villains! Tabitha begins to distrust Barbara! Join Don and Josh as they review “The Primal...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #9

Amity Arkham possesses Olive in order to go on a fiery rampage of vengeance against the descendants of the colonial Gotham families that burned her as a witch in Gotham Academy: Second Semester #9....

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #10

Overview: As each member of the Outlaws deals with their own personal issues and side stories, Jason discovers that Artemis’ people are behind the destruction caused by the Bow of Ra.  ...