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Episode 152

(Vintage comics) Recap episode. After raging against coffee, talking about what gifts I received for Christmas, and giving my brief thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I go through five issues of...

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Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome to another gathering in the Batcave, where we cover all things with pointy ears that came out through the previous week! Would that include Orion, then? Well, no, technically not, but we...

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New DC Universe LEGO Game Rumored to be in Development

If you’re keeping a tally of what franchises LEGO doesn’t have the rights to, you’re pretty much just looking at Three’s Company and the Buffy-verse (now that is a crossover I...

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Red Hood Ikemen Statue Revealed from Kotobukiya

We saw a preview of the statue back in December, but now pre-orders are open from Kotobukiya their latest Ikemen Statue, Jason Todd as Red Hood.  The statue is 1/7 scale, standing roughly nine...

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Producer Sarah Schechter Provides Update on Titans

Now that it’s officially 2018, we’re starting to get some updates on “Titans,” the streaming series that sees Robin (Brenton Thwaites) lead his own team of heroes. Producer...

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Figures Toy Company Releasing Batman ’66 Henchmen Sets

If you are an older Bat-Fan, you probably remember Mego figures from the 1970’s to the early 1980’s. Figures Toy Company has been making a variety of figures for years now that are...

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Episode 176

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: Death and the City is covered which includes Detective Comics #827-834. Be sure to leave...

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Prime 1 Studio Reveals Batman: Hush Statue

Prime 1 Studio has released information regarding their upcoming Hush statue. Based off the Batman villain’s early 2000’s appearance, Hush is a 1/3 scale statue standing over 24 inches...

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New LEGO Batman Polybags Revealed

With more LEGO sets now available based off The LEGO Batman Movie, more promotional polybags are coming as well. Two new polybags have been revealed. No information on how they will be released or...

TBU Review Roundup 1/3

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 #36

Overview: As the Justice League continues their daily job of defending Earth, hidden forces manipulate the forces lined up against the world’s finest heroes.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Superman #38

Overview: After Superboy and Robin are tracked down by a faction of the Teen Titans, they decide to head to the Fortress of Solitude for more assistance. Despite another solar flare blast from...

Episode 238

We kick off the new year with a look at the last two weeks of 2018. Detective Comics #971 and Batman #37 are reviewed. Despite having issues with his voice, Dustin leads the charge on the news from...

Review: Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #4

Overview: Harley and Ivy’s body swap with Betty and Veronica continues to cause havoc in both Gotham and Riverdale.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Betty and Veronica have swapped bodies...

Review: Batman and the Signal #1

Overview: The Signal has officially arrived! Duke uses burgeoning metahuman powers and Batman’s training to start solving a mystery affecting kids in the Narrows.   Synopsis (spoilers...

Review: Nightwing #36

Overview: A wounded Nightwing tears through the Bludhaven underworld while the Judge stays one step ahead of him.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens in the Bludhaven Mayor’s Office...

One61 Studio Announces DC Comics Smartwatch Collection

One61 Studio, a division of Bioworld, has announced that they are revealing a collection of smart watches based on DC characters at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Below is the official...

Review: The Shadow/Batman #4

Overview: Robin continues to investigate the Secret Seven on his own while Batman finds himself under the control of Shiwan Kahn.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issues opens with Robin...

Review: Batman: White Knight #4

Overview: The battle for the hearts of Gotham escalates. Jack, Harley and Duke are hard on the campaign trail, the GCPD appears fractured and Batman seems increasingly irrational and aloof.  ...

XM Studios Reveals Catwoman Statue

XM Studios has announced its next collectible which is a premium Catwoman statue.  This 1:4 scale cold-cast porcelain statue is handcrafted and hand-painted with a high quality finish. This statue...

Review: Batman #38

Overview: There’s been a lot of focus on the changing dynamics of Batman’s life the past few months. Character progression, growth, and change have all been central themes in these pages...

The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666 (Part 2)

Welcome to part two—continued from part one—of our look at the history of the Batman of the 666 Future (aka “Batman-666” aka “The Batman of Bethlehem”), an edgy adult...

Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot (Part 1)

Over the past few years, DC Comics’ chain-smoking master assassin Deadshot, one of Batman’s second-tier rouges, has gained popularity—appearing in more comic books than ever and in...

TBU Editorial: Our Favorite Batman Stories from the New Millennium

The Batman comics from DC have been around for over seventy-five years with a lot of history to them and great storylines. Batman is possibly DC’s most prolific character and over the past decade...

TBU Review Roundup 12/27

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: Hawkman: Found #1

Overview: You are waiting for a train…   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with Hawkman soaring through the skies. He talks of a dream he has every night. No, a nightmare. He doesn’t...

Review: Suicide Squad #32

Overview: The story arc comes to a close as the Suicide Squad race to escape the moon and kill the Red Wave Monster.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with a flashback panel to June...

Review: Justice League of America #21

Overview: A few issues back, the Ray decided his time with the Justice League of America wasn’t working out like he anticipated, so he headed back home to Vanity. The JLA went on to battle...

Review: Teen Titans #15

Overview: While the team contemplates joining Future Tim in stopping Superboy, Damian secretly takes Jon away from the team to locate their fathers and find a solution to Jon’s uncontrollable solar...

Episode 175

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: Detective is covered which includes Detective Comics #821-826. Be sure to leave your...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #5

Overview: The Titans steal Jake out from the Crusader’s base and take him to Metropolis, to weaponize his powers and reverse Nightwing’s decision from ten years ago.   Synopsis (spoilers...

Review: Batman Beyond #15

Overview: After defeating the Royal Flush Gang, Terry tries to have a quiet night with Dana when another villain from his past, Stalker, returns at the request of a mysterious figure to defeat...

Review: Batgirl #18

Overview: Barbara Gordon and her friends are having a night out to enjoy Christmas when their night gets derailed by Harley Quinn trying to a teach an unethical CEO a lesson.   Synopsis...

DCU Spotlight Review: Doomsday Clock #2

Overview: Rorschach, Ozymandias, the Mime and the Marionette manage to follow an electron trail left by Dr. Manhattan to the world he has escaped to.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens...

Review: Batman: Creature of the Night #2

Overview: Now a young man, Bruce Wainwright has everything he could ever hope for, but the Batman still lurks in the dark corners of his mind.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The comic page opening...

Review: Detective Comics #971

Overview: The Victim Syndicate’s plan divides the Gotham Knights team so that their ultimate weapon can do the most devastating damage.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): At Arkham Asylum, the...

Editorial: Where is Dr. Manhattan?

Doomsday Clock #2 is out tomorrow and despite the build up starting back in 2016 with the release of DC Universe Rebirth #1, fans have yet to see where exactly Dr. Manhattan is.   In DC Universe...

DC Reveals Collection of Essential Batman Graphic Novels

What are the most iconic Batman stories ever? Would you argue that Hush belongs right next The Long Halloween or did Court of Owls top any story that came before it? DC Comics and geek subscription...