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Episode 138: The Judas Contract Special

Take a dash of the original “The Judas Contract” comic and add a sprinkle of the 2017 “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract” film, and you have this special! Join Tom Panarese and...

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Episode 157

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: As the Crow Flies is covered which includes Batman #626-630. Be sure to leave your comments...

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This week in the Batcave

This week, I’ll welcome you all with a question. “Did you ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?”   This Sunday, Jack Nicholson celebrated his 80th birthday – guy is older...

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Episode 221

There is a lot of news to cover with the official announcement of Dark Nights: Metal, the War of Jokes and Riddles and the end of Gotham Academy all being announced in the past two weeks. For...

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Episode 52: Best of the Bat-Family Debate / Victim Syndicate Review

News: 1.) Capullo and Snyder’s upcoming Dark Knights: Metal series 2.) Batman and Harley Quinn animated film teaser. 3.) King’s War of Jokes and Riddles synopsis. 4.) Jared Leto’s...

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Episode 52

In this first part of two, Rob and Terence…and then Ryan (but a little late) discussing the Chuck Dixon interview and listener feedback. We then watch and discuss the latest Justice League...

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Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Now Available

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract makes its debut today on DVD and Blu-ray. The film previously released digitally a few weeks back, but is now available for purchase at your favorite retailer. There...

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DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for July 2017

  July will be pulling some dollars more from our pockets as Dark Days: The Casting – the second installment of the prelude to Dark Nights: Metal – will be released, at the cost of...

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Review: Plastic Man: The Complete Collection

  Plastic Man. Plastic Man. Do you know who Plastic Man is? Well, let me give you a little back history. Plastic Man was created by Jack Cole in 1941. He originally appeared in Police Comics...

Review: Red Robin #5

Red Robin #5 is the start of a new story arc in the series. Now that Tim knows Bruce is alive somewhere in the world, everything is going to be alright, and maybe we will get stability to the series....

Music Meister Winners Day 3

Day three winners are:   Xavier Bolanos Robert Lopez   Congratualtions. More winners today and tomorrow.     Posted by Dustin

Review: Superman/Batman #65

Superman/Batman #65 is a story that has been retold many times, but this issue is still an enjoyable and interesting read. This issue is really carried by the great art that appears throughout the...

Music Meister Day 2 Winners

The day two winners are:   Jeff Inman Carleena Manzi   Congratulations!! Be sure to end your entry into contest@thebatmanuniverse.net     Posted by Dustin

Music Meister Day 1 Winners

The first day of the contest has passed. The winners for day one are:   Ryan Agler Dylan Gaviria   Enter for your chance to win today's copies. Good luck!!     Posted by

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #5

Every parent needs a break from their kids from time to time, and Paul Dini is no exception. Much like he did with Gotham City Sirens, Dini takes a short break from his creation and gives way to...

Review: Batman: The Unseen #2

Batman: The Unseen issue #2 is a book that should be unseen by all those who enjoy Batman. Doug Moench’s second chapter of “Batman meets the Invisible Man” falls flat on its face....

Big Apple Comic Con Report

Big Apple Comic Con was last weekend in New York. Now while we and most of the mainstream comic media do not consider it a main comic con, there is still a huge amount of people that turnout for the...

Episode 22

  Story: World's Finest Books Covered: World's Finest #1-3 (1990)  

Episode 30

  BBFB: World's Finest (1990)   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:15 Comic News 0:21:32 TPB's 0:24:45 Batman and Robin #5 0:28:38 Batman #691 0:33:28 Batman Annual #27 0:41:13 Detective Comics...

Review: BTBTB: Mayhem of the Music Meister

So another Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode has aired. Wait. Did it? No, you are not looking at your screen and thinking you missed it. Actually, if you live in the UK, a frequent internet...

Review: Batman #691

Ok Bat-fans, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The awfulness that has been Judd Winick and Mark Bagley's run on Batman has finally come to end…..at least for now. Tony Daniel returns next...

Review: Blackest Night: Batman #3

When we last left our masked crusaders they were careening out of control and heading for a crash landing in a cemetery at the outskirts of Gotham city. The new Batman, Dick Grayson, has a plan where...

Mike Marts Interview

  Dustin and Apple interview Bat-book group editor Mike Marts.  

Episode 42

  Spotlight Character: Joe Chill Feature: Batman: Year One TV Show   00:00 Intro 01:36 Movie News 04:57 TV News 12:34 Merchandise News 16:48 Listener Question 21:04 Spotlight Character...

Audio Review: Infinite Crisis: Part 1

We continue the Graphic Audio reviews this month with Infinite Crisis on Earth Part 1. This one has a lot more of Batman than the last one. For this one, I gave it 4.5 out of 5 Batarangs for lots of...

New Comics Out Today

So we continue "The Month Bat-Fans Go Broke." Last week there was a mess-up and Killing Joke was delayed last minute. It was even on the DC site as it was going to be released last week...

Bat-Fan Collection Spotlight

This time around we spotlight a collection of Suavestar. Suavestar has been reviewing various comics on the blog for quite some time. So let's take a look at his collection.      ...

Review: Batman Confidential #34

After four issues, I can honestly say that this arc is not very good. It started off slow, continued slow, and is still going along slowly. The previous issues have been rather bland and un-exciting,...

Review: Batman and Robin #5

The second part of this “Revenge of the Red Hood” storyline, is again a strong performance from Grant Morrison and Philip Tan. Batman and Robin #5 is another action-packed story, and...

Episode 21

  Story: Catwoman: Defiant Books Covered: Catwoman: Defiant  

Episode 29

  BBFB: Catwoman: Defiant Discussion: When will Bruce Wayne Return?   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:36 Comic News 0:25:07 Book News 0:26:05 Batman: The Widening Gyre #2 0:30:59 Detective Comics #857...

Review: Batman: The Unseen #1

The dynamic duo of Doug Moench and Kelley Jones reunite and return to the bat-books with Batman: The Unseen #1. Here, we find Doug Moench writing a fun, yet interesting story, while Kelley Jones...

Creator Blog Posts

So yesterday, there were a couple of interesting posts made by Cameron Stewart and Dustin Ngyuen. The first thing to cover is Cameron Stewart’s entry. He posted up a digital image of Catwoman....

New Comics Out Today

This week, we venture into the particular time that I will refer to as "The Month Bat-Fans Go Broke." Why is that, you ask? Well, there are almost twice as many comics and trades coming out...

Review: Batman: The Widening Gyre #2

"Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain't heard nothin' yet!" Kevin Smith’s second part of a twelve part story arc really helps you forget about what a disappointment issue one...

Obama+Joker?

We have seen different crossover things for Joker and Obama before. Now there is a Obama/Joker figure. This crazy piece is a custom made by herobuilders.com. It was featured in the latest Wizard...

Episode 41

  Spotlight Character: Lady Shiva Feature: DC Entertainment   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:48 Movie News 0:15:05 TV News 0:16:32 Merchandise News 0:22:16 Video Game News 0:26:04 General News 0:28:01...