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SDCC: Sean Pertwee Hopes Julia Pennyworth Comes to Gotham

The staff of TBU attended the Gotham press junket at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2017. We were able to speak with Sean Pertwee about what’s in store for Alfred and Bruce during the fourth...

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DC All Access: Batman, Harley Quinn and Metal

The latest episode of DC All Access has released which features talk of Dark Nights: Metal, as well as Batman and Harley Quinn.  

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Affleck Promises a More Traditional Batman in Justice League

For anyone who was a bit turned off or worried about Batman based on his, shall we say “aggressive”, portrayal in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice should sleep easy tonight as Batman...

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Episode 59

Things are not what they seem on this episode, people are popping up from different time streams and podcasts. Things are out of time…you have no idea how much that is true! ZERO HOUR IS HERE!...

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Real Tragedy to be Explored in Batman: Creature of the Night

Batman, at his very core, is a hero based in tragedy. Had it not been for the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne would never have become Batman. Even in the Flashpoint universe, where Thomas Wayne...

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DC All Access: Dark Nights: Metal

The latest video from DC All Access features Greg Capullo discussing tomorrow’s Dark Nights: Metal.  

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Episode 145

Who needs a breather after that massive SDCC recap? *raises hand* In this one sixth the size episode, I pair quick recaps of Nightwing #16 and #18 with a full review of the 1997 “Batman and...

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Adam West Lives On in Batman vs Two-Face

Adam West may be gone, but his legacy as Batman continues on in the upcoming DC animated film Batman vs Two-Face. From the newly released trailer of this throwback to the 60’s television show,...

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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...

Dustin Nguyen Interview II

  Dustin and Apple catch up with Batman artist Dustin Nguyen.  

Which Was Better?

Blackest Night Batman vs. Blackest Night Superman   Round 2   Hopefully you’ve all had a chance to read Blackest Night Batman and Superman parts two of three. My aim here is not...

Bat-Fan Collection Spotlight

One of the things that I have been wanting to do for quite some time here on the site is this. Lots of fans have a collection of things related to Batman. Whether it be action figures, comics, or...

Review: Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

A week and a half ago, one of our contacts at Warner Bros. sent over a DVD version of Superman/Batman: Public Enemies for us to review. So what better way to review the film then by posting it the...