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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 LEGO Super Heroes Mighty Micros Revealed for 2018

The LEGO Super Heroes Mighty Micros sets for 2018 have been revealed and it includes six sets as in the past two years; three sets for Marvel and three for DC.  In the new wave, there are two sets...

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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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Review: Batman Black and White Statue: Batman by Lee Bermejo

DESIGNED BY LEE BERMEJO SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN   I picked up this statue the other day from my local comic store and even though i have been collecting all of the Batman black and white...

3 Batman Bodies

So…..   This is why "Batman and Robin" issue 7 has been delayed so long? For those who don't know, the above is a preview image for issue 7 that DC Comics released today and...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #8

After a one issue stint on Streets of Gotham number seven, Paul Dini again takes a break from the title and hands the writing duties over to guest writer Mike Benson. Benson gives us part one of the...

Episode 28

  Story: Batgirl/Catwoman Books Covered: Birds of Prey: Batgirl/Catwoman #1  

Episode 36

  BBFB: Batgirl/Catwoman Discussion: Return of the Birds of Prey   0:00:00 Intro 0:00:58 Comic News 0:05:32 Upcoming TPB's 0:06:32 Batman: The Widening Gyre #4 0:12:05 Batman...

Episode 3

  In this episode I discuss Stephanie's "first" trip to the Batcave and what it means and the return of Birds of Prey, the comic series. I review Detective Comics #369 and Batman...

Review: Red Robin #8

Red Robin #8 is the end to the arc known as the council of spiders, and really is the finale to everything that Chris Yost has been setting up since issue #1. That being said, this issue is not...

Review: Batgirl #6

It's felt like a long month since turning the last page of Batgirl #5 and seeing Stephanie Brown, lying on the floor, having been shot in the head. Sure, I knew she'd be okay but I was...

Episode 46

  Spotlight Character: Mister Polka-Dot Feature: Arkham Asylum 2 Trailer Dissection   00:00 Intro 02:12 Movie News 12:04 TV News 16:50 Merchandise News 27:14 Video Game News 30:47 Spotlight...

Review: BTBTB: Aquaman's Outrageous Adventure

  Synopsis: Aquaman takes the family, Mera and Jr. for a road trip vacation but not without a little side action hero’s style along the way.   The teasers reveals Batman pairing up...

Review: Batman Confidential #40

I must admit, when I found out Batman Confidential was double-shipping for the end of 2009, I was concerned that DC was trying to wrap up the Blackhawk Down story arc by the end of the year so the...

Episode 27

  Story: Batman: Batgirl Books Covered: Batman: Batgirl (1997)  

Episode 35

  BBFB: Batman: Batgirl Discussion: Batman Comics in 2010   0:00:00 Intro 0:00:59 Comic News 0:14:29 Upcoming TPB's 0:15:33 World's Finest #3 0:19:40 Arkham Reborn #3 0:24:13 Gotham...

Review: World’s Finest #2

Everyone’s favorite 10 year old crime fighter is back and this time he is teaming up with Metropolis’ own Guardian in the second entry of the four part “World’s Finest”...

Video of the Day

This is an interesting video that I saw over at the Bat-Blog. I have this book and think it is an awesome book to own for any Bat-fan. This video is a promotional clip made for the book.  ...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #7

After a two issue break, Paul Dini returns to Streets of Gotham to continue his Mr. Zsaz storyline and provide us with a characterization of the under used Humpty Dumpty. Dustin Nguyen continues to...

2009 TBU Awards

  Join Dustin, Zach, Apple, Ryan, Humphrey, Josh and Nick as we announce the nominations for the 2009 TBU Awards.  

Creator Posts

Today, we had a post done by Tony Daniel over on his blog. Besides wishing everyone a Happy New Year, he also posted up a new image for an upcoming comic.     I've been very secretive...

Creator Posts

Today's post comes from JH Williams III. For those who don't know, Williams has been doing the amazing art on Detective Comics. With issue #860, Williams wrapped his duties. Over on his blog,...

Episode 26

  Story: Batman-Superman-Wonder Woman: Trinity Books Covered: Batman-Superman-Wonder Woman: Trinity #1-3  

Episode 34

  BBFB: Batman-Superman-Wonder Women: Trinity   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:26 Comic News 0:14:57 Batman Confidential #39 0:21:35 Azrael #3 0:24:39 Batman: 80-Page Special 0:45:08 Batman #694...

Merry Christmas!!

From all of us at The Batman Universe, we wish you a Merry Christmas! We hope that you spend time with loved ones and receive the gifts you really wanted. As you head to family and friends houses...

Episode 2

  In this episode I review Detective Comics #363, World's Finest Comics #169, and the recent Batgirl issues #2 and #3. I also answer a few questions and give my literary recommendation....

Review: Batman Confidential #39

This issue is the final part of the Blackhawk Down story arc, and unfortunately, it was kind of disappointing. The first two issues were great, the third was good, but this one was kind of a letdown....

Batman 3 Update

Awhile back, we at The Batman Universe made a prediction that with the announcement of DC Entertainment, DC was going to be making a big impact on the silver screen in the future. We also said to...

Creator Posts

Creator Posts takes us to Cameron Stewart today. Yesterday, Stewart posted up on his Twitter page links to YouTube. Those links gave us a first look at some of his art on his upcoming run on Batman...

2009 Holiday Special

  Join Dustin, Apple, Nick, Zach, Josh, Humphrey and Ryan for the The Batman Universe Holiday Special.  

Review: Batgirl #5

About half-way through reading this book and it occurred to me – and I might be the only person who this hadn't previously occurred to – Batgirl is a TEAM book. I'm not talking...

Review: Red Robin #7

Red Robin #7 written by Chris Yost and with art by Marcus To and Dexter Vines is part three of a four part arc called “Council of Spiders.”   Yost who through the past six issues has...

Episode 33

  BBFB: Batgirl: Year One Discussion: Current Batman Continuity   0:00:00 Intro 0:02:46 Comic News 0:03:20 Upcoming TPB's 0:04:55 Batman: Unseen #5 0:10:22 Arkham Reborn #2 0:15:31...