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Episode 223

After a little bit of a delay, the gang is back to bring the comics news and reviews from the past three weeks including the finale to The Button. We cover All-Star Batman #10, Batman #22 and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Episode 133

In this latest episode, Tim talks about his recent Teen Titans kick that he’s been on lately after reading the Judas Contract comic arc and watching the 2003 animated series for the first time....

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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.  ...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10

In Brief: The Birds team up with Nightwing and Green Arrow to defeat the power-stealing villain Blackbird.   Summary (Spoilers): Rushing to save the undercover Black Canary, Batgirl, Huntress,...

Episode 133

In this latest episode, Tim talks about his recent Teen Titans kick that he’s been on lately after reading the Judas Contract comic arc and watching the 2003 animated series for the first time....

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #6

(Spoilers ahead) The issue picks up in Gotham City with some time having passed since the last issue, with the Batman character designs now taking their cues from the final season of Batman: The...

Review: All-Star Batman #10

To catch you up: This is the beginning of a now story arc, so it’s new-reader friendly. All you really need to know is this is the Globe-Trotting Batman book.   Synopsis (Spoilers): Years...

Review: Detective Comics #956

In Brief: Cassandra Cain and Lady Shiva duel, as the the titanic forces around Gotham rage around them.   Summary (Spoilers): Beneath Gotham, Cassandra faces her mother, Lady Shiva, with her...

Episode 139

(Vintage comics) Recap episode. After highlighting Batman: Secret Files and Origins (1997), I go through a few issues where Barbara appears but doesn’t necessarily have an impact on the story....

Nightwing Gets His First Elseworlds with The New Order

     The writer of the New 52 Nightwing series Kyle Higgins will be revisiting the hero this August to give him his first Elseworlds story. Titled New Order, the book is set in an...

The Watchmen Watch: A Study in Scarlet and Yellow

  May 2016 saw the release of DC Rebirth, bringing the New 52 to an end and spawning the current universe-spanning mystery: who is watching DC? “The Button” began with promises for...

Episode 158

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: War Drums is covered which includes Detective Comics #790-796 and Robin #126-128. Be sure...

Batman Team Ups: Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

  DC Comics have relied on Batman for steady interest with fans. From comics to movies to video games and toys, Batman has delivered time and time again. Since he is just one man, there are...

This Week in the Batcave

May the Fourth be with you, my Bat-companions. Five days overdue but you know, we are running on Mondays here. This week History Channel aired “Superheroes Decoded”, a documentary that studies...

TBU Review Roundup 5/3

  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 #20

(Spoilers ahead) “Endless Part One” opens in Jessica laying in rubble. Barry is urging her to stay with him and he will get help. Jessica moans an apology and dies in Barry’s arms. Barry...

Injustice 2 Reveals First Three DLC Characters Including Red Hood

Warner Bros. has announced the first group of DLC characters for Injustice 2. Among the three includes Red Hood, with the other two being Starfire and Sub-Zero from Mortal Kombat. The characters will...

Episode 222

We are back this time around to discuss solicitations and give full reviews for All-Star Batman #9, Detective Comics #955 and Batman #21, as well as The Flash #21 as we cover the first two parts of...

Season 3: Episode 16: These Dark and Delicate Obsessions

Join Josh and Don as they question the nature of Gotham’s mayors. Is the public suspicious that mayors keep dying and the same one keeps coming back? Is Darkseid somehow behind the death of...

Review: Bane: Conquest #1

In Brief: Bane, breaker of the Bat, discovers a plot against his power in Gotham, and begins a search for his foes.   Summary (Spoilers): In international waters, a huge dark freighter crewed...

Latest DC Super Hero Girls Released

Warner Bros. has released the latest episode of DC Super Hero Girls and focuses on Katana, but has TBU character appearances from Silver St. Cloud and the Double Dare Twins.  

Review: Harley Quinn #19

(Spoilers ahead) Harley Quinn #19 kicks off with Harley caught and imprisoned by the cannibals who have been merrily eating their way through New York’s homeless population. In a nice touch, in...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Gives Commentary on Bane: Conquest #1

Chuck Dixon is known for many thing in his long career, but one of the things he is best known for is his work in The Batman Universe. We have spoke at length with Dixon in the pas about his work and...

Review: Nightwing #20

(Spoilers ahead) Every good run has its average issues. For this reviewer, Nightwing #20 definitely felt quite lackluster and devoid of much driving action – at odds with the momentum of the...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Three)

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...

Review: Batman #22

(Spoilers ahead) I’m a champion of Tom King.  I greatly admire the man’s catalog, and even though his work on Batman so far may not have been top notch, it has had its moments.  That being...

Episode 53

This episode picks up right where last one left off as Terence, Ryan and Rob finish the Justice League trailer reaction. They then move into listener feedback about Tim Drake and how Tim has appeared...

From Dark Whopper to Single-Leg Lamp: Weird and Wonderful Batman Merchandise

  While it is safe to say that the world of Batman is never a quiet one, things undoubtedly go up a notch when the launch of a new movie edges ever closer. Slated for a mid-November release,...

Eisner Awards Nominees Announced Including 3 TBU Titles

  The nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards, the biggest award in the comic book industry, has come out this week. Among the nominations, there are four nominations related to The Batman Universe...