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Last Week in the Batcave

Last week we went through a date that marked not only the history of the United States but also of the world. I remember watching my morning cartoons and having them interrupted by a special news...

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TBU Weekly Merchandise Collection for 9/17

The Batman Universe proudly brings back our weekly merchandise column with a new format. Rather than run down all of the items that were announced this past week (check out the Merchandise News...

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Super Sons Face Off Against the Teen Titans this December

This winter is about to become a teenage wasteland when a four-part crossover event see the Teen Titans and Super Sons battle it out over Superboy’s future. According to Comicbook.com, a Batman...

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Christopher Priest and Pete Woods Join the Justice League this December

It seems like DC is starting to rotate out some of their creative teams as they have also announced the new creative team of Christopher Priest and Pete Woods, who will take over the writing and art...

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New Creative Team Heads to Bludhaven with Nightwing #35

DC Comics is about to see a bit of a switcheroo when Sam Humphries and Tim Seeley switch their writing roles. Humphries will take over writing duties on Nightwing with issue #35 while Seeley will...

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Sideshow Collectibles Reveals Nightmare Batman Statue

Sideshow Collectibles are now accepting pre-orders for a new Batman Statue. The statue is the first in their new line of Gotham City Nightmare Collection. Each statue will appear based off how the...

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Episode 167

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batgirl: Kicking Assassins is covered which includes Batgirl #60-64. Be sure to leave your comments...

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Batman and Superman Nine Film Set Announced

A new film collection set has been revealed by Warner Bros. The Batman and Superman nine film set is set for release October 17, 2017 in time for holiday shopping and a perfect addition to the film...

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Review: World’s Finest #1

The story opens in Amsterdam (don’t you wish you had Tim Drakes frequent flyer miles?) with Red Robin in hot pursuit of the Walewein Motorcycle gang. As we find out later the gang has something...

Review: World's Finest #1

The story opens in Amsterdam (don’t you wish you had Tim Drakes frequent flyer miles?) with Red Robin in hot pursuit of the Walewein Motorcycle gang. As we find out later the gang has something...

Review: Batman #692

Tony Daniel returns to right a ship that has gone way off course. The most important title in comics has been a weak imitation of its former self since Judd Winick took over the helm. Acclaimed more...

Review: Saturday Morning Cartoons 1970s Volume 2

  In the 1970's Saturday morning cartoons changed. Some would say for the better some would say for the worse. I am one of those people that think it was a bad turn. There were more cartoons...

Review: Detective Comics #858

Even Greg Rucka's mom would have to admit that it has only been J.H. Williams III's art that has captivated Bat-fans into purchasing this title. Well Mrs. Rucka, your son finally came...

Music Meister Winners Day 5

Alright the final winners are:   Eli Ganias Steven Esparza   The concludes this contest. Thanks for everyone who sent in an entry. We hope to have another contest very soon. So keep...

Episode 43

  Spotlight Character: Solomon Grundy Feature: Batman and Halloween   0:00:00 Intro 0:03:28 Movie News 0:06:55 TV News 0:15:48 Merchandise News 0:21:12 Listener Q&A 0:26:36 Spotlight...

Music Meister Winners Day 4

And the winners are…..   Charles Lemon Jr. Zach Betonte   Congratulations. Today is the last day for you to win. So be sure to get your entry in by 11:59PM CST.     Posted...

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...