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Episode 150: Anniversary Special Part 1

Holy Eighth Anniversary, Batgirl! Holy 150 episodes, Commissioner! Donovan Morgan Grant and Joshua Lapin-Bertone join me as we recap the year and update what is happening in Donovan’s tummy! We...

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Suicide Squad 2 Start Date Revealed Plus Current DC Film Slate Update

With Justice League behind us, the DCEU keeps moving forward with Suicide Squad 2, the sequel to the $745 million film that not only that brought together some of the DC Universe’s most...

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New York Street Renamed for Batman Co-Creator Bill Finger

For years, Batman co-creator Bill Finger received no credit for his large contributions to the development of the character alongside Bob Kane. In fact, it wasn’t until 2015 that Finger...

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Gotham Spring Return Trailer Hints at Things to Come

While not returning until the spring, Fox has released a new trailer for Gotham, that offers a bunch of new hints as to what our heroes and villains are going to get themselves mixed up in. Check out...

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Grant Morrison’s Batman and Robin Could Have Been Longer

It’s tough to find the sweet spot when it comes to a writer or artist’s run on one title. Sometimes they leave before they finish telling the overarching story they planned to tell and...

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New Packaging for DC Multiverse Showcased

New images have surfaced via Paulmartstore for the upcoming release of Mattel’s latest DC Multiverse Collect-And-Connect wave which includes figures of Batwoman and Rebirth Two-Face, as well...

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Episode 236

Three weeks has brought some really good releases. Sales numbers for October are covered along with solicitations for February. We review Batman #35, Batman Annual #2 and Detective Comics #969. After...

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Justice League’s Performance Leads to a Shake Up at Warner Bros.

We knew this was coming. After the less-than stellar box-office debut of Justice League, it was only a matter of time before the fallout became apparent. Now in an exclusive report by Variety, the DC...

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Bat-Bulletin: The State of Comic Book Films

          “I am Iron Man. Think you are the only superhero in the world? Mr. Stark, you’ve become part of a bigger universe, but you just...

Review: Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #1

The story begins with a tribe of cavemen who go by the name of The Deer Tribe and who upon discovering a space vehicle crashed wonder if its part of the sky that fell. They then notice a trail of...

Review: First Wave #2

Batman finally makes his return in the second issue of the “First Wave” series along side Doc Savage and the Spirit. And for all his fame and notoriety he gets one panel....

No Joker in Batman 3

SuperHeroHype managed to get a peek at the newest issue of Empire magazine. Inside is an at-length interview with Chris Nolan. He mostly discusses things having to do with Inception, but there are...

Episode 54

  Spotlight Character: Blockbuster Feature: Batman Beyond   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:46 Movie News 0:18:12 Merchandise News 0:27:05 Video Game News 0:27:40 Spotlight Character 0:42:50 Feature...

A Bat-Bulletin about Supporting a Cause

Being that this is an editorial section, this gives the platform for many different things. One of the things that came to my attention is an online petition. Being that you may venture outside the...

Review: Justice League of America #45

In the 1960s, writer Bob Haney got the idea to take all the younger characters in the DC Universe and mash them together as a team. Not unlike the very successful Justice League Of America. And so in...

Bat-Bulletin

A Bat-Bulletin about The Return of Bruce Wayne   It’s interesting isn’t it?   A iconic hero who has been a mainstay of the company since FDR was in the White House dies in midst...

Review: Birds of Prey #1

I'd been looking forward to reading this book since it was first announced that the title was being relaunched and I'm pleased to report that my expectations were not only met but exceeded....

Episode 44

  BBFB: Batman: The Killing Joke   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:20 Comic News 0:17:06 Upcoming TPB's 0:17:42 Batman and Robin #12 0:21:59 Red Robin #12 0:28:01 Batman #699 0:33:04 Batgirl #10...

Episode 35

  Story: Batman: The Killing Joke Books Covered: Batman: The Killing Joke  

Review: Superman/Batman #72

And now we kick off yet another new chapter in the saga of this title! First off though, fans of Superman should be welcomed by the return, of sorts, to the world of writer Paul Levitz, most known...

Episode 53

  Spotlight Character: Cameron Chase Feature: Update on DCUO   00:00 Intro 01:35 Movie News 07:49 TV News 11:06 Merchandise News 13:15 Video Game News 15:48 General News 19:50 Spotlight...

Episode 7

  Who is Barbara Gordon's arch-nemesis? When will she stop being a hero? Which Robin would I date? I answer these questions and more on the latest episode. I re-announce the "Make an...

Review: Batgirl #10

When I discovered that regular, and one of my favorite, artists Lee Garbett was being joined by a second artist – Pere Perez, who I understand takes on solo pencil duties later this summer...

The Year of the Batmen: Part 4

Concept Art: Part 2   In this, the fourth entry of the Year of the Batmen, we’ll continue to examine how Batman is depicted artistically. Characterization, mood and message will be...

Episode 43

  BBFB: Batman: Ten Nights of the Beast   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:40 Comic News 0:19:45 Upcoming TPB's 0:22:25 Azrael #7 0:26:15 Red Robin #11 0:30:40 Batman: Streets of Gotham #11 0:35:06...

Episode 34

  Story: Batman: Ten Nights of the Beast Books Covered: Batman #417-420  

Review: Red Robin #12

Red Robin #12 marks the end of the Chris Yost run on the title, and with it, the culmination of the story he has been telling about Tim Drake since issue 1, the only question is, was the story worth...

Creator Spotlight: Grant Morrison

Greetings everyone, and welcome back to Creator Spotlight. In this piece, I take a look at the highly successful and controversial Grant Morrison. You either love him or you hate him, I love him, but...

Review: Superman/Batman #71

Oh the things to say about this book. First of all, the story did seem okay for what it was, and I consider it decent popcorn entertainment, so for face value, it did entertain.   Pretty much a...

Bat-Bulletin

A Batman Bulletin from The Blackest Night   Now that Geoff Johns’ Blackest Night has wrapped up and his latest effort “Brightest Day” has begun we are left with a few...

Review: Batgirl #9

Following one or two reservations – okay, I'll say it, disappointments – with the previous issue I'd really been looking forward to seeing the return of a more familiar Batgirl...

Batman 3 Release Date

Heat Vision has reported that Batman 3 has a release date. Although it is tentative, July 20 is the date that Warner Bros. has set for the sequel to 2008's highest grossing film. This is just the...

What's Going on with TBU?

The title of this article is probably a question that a lot of you have been asking yourself. I am going to be very brief in the explanation of the lack of activity on the site by myself.   If...

Episode 6

  In this extremely depressing episode, I announce a contest to create a new Batgirl to Oracle Intro/Opening, answer a few questions, and give a moment of silence for my recently-deceased...

Episode 52

  Spotlight Character: Mr. Freeze Feature: C2E2 Wrap-up   00:00 Intro 01:35 TV News 08:50 Merchandise News 12:18 Video Game News 13:02 General News 14:45 Spotlight Character 23:12 Feature...

Review: Red Robin #11

Red Robin #11 is the third part of the collision storyline, and also the 11th part of Chris Yost’s run on the character, that will culminate with issue 12 and end his tenure on the comic. The...

C2E2: Day One Roundup

Alright, so as some may know, I recently moved back to where I grew up, Chicago. Well, this week marks the first convention on a major scale in the city. I attended today and will be attending all...

TBU Blooper Show 2010

  Join Nick as he goes through some of the best bloopers from the beginning of The Batman Universe.