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DC in DC 2018: Benson Sisters Talk Birds of Prey and Poison Ivy

On January 13, Ben and I attended the DC in DC 2018 event. The writers of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, Julie and Shawna Benson, attended and spoke at the “Wonder Women” panel about...

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Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome to our weekly coverage on the world of comics, and I would be blind as the proverbial bat to try to make this about Gotham. This round goes to the Metropolis team, because the red...

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DC in DC 2018: Marguerite Bennett and Vita Ayala

On January 13, Marguerite Bennett (writer of Batwoman and Bombshells: United) and Vita Ayala (newer writer at DC Comics with previous work on Batgirl and Batman Beyond) participated in the DC in DC...

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DC in DC 2018: John Ridley talks the Other History of the DC Universe

On January 13, John Ridley appeared at the “DC in DC 2018” convention to discuss race issues in comics and his upcoming series “The Other History of the DC Universe.” The...

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Gotham at DC in DC 2018

Join Josh, Jan and Don as they go over the Gotham related news, interviews and celebrity sightings from DC in DC 2018. Interview footage conducted by Josh and Ben features Chris Chalk, Erin Richards,...

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DC in DC 2018: Chris Chalk talks diversity, Gotham and more

  On January 13, 2018, DC Comics held an event at Washington DC’s Newseum called “DC in DC 2018.” Many faces of DC Comics publishing and broadcasting showed up to give talks on...

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DC Films News and Rumors Weekly Update for 01/11-01/18

It’s Friday and that means we’ve got a whole week’s worth of DC film news to get through. From changes behind the scenes at Warner Bros. to casting news (and rumors) and even a...

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Episode 239

With the holiday hangover still upon all publicity outlets, news is short and the episode ends up being a rare short one. Batman #38 and Detective Comics #972 are covered in depth and the past four...

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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...

Episode 25

  Story: Batgirl: Year One Books Covered: Batgirl: Year One #1-9  

Episode 1

  In this momentous first episode, I thank the people who were most helpful to me, talk about myself, answer the question "Why Babs?," discuss my expectations for the show, Batgirl...

Matt Damon=Two Face?

MTV had the chance to talk with Matt Damon about his role in the upcoming Clint Eastwood film, Invictus. During the interview Damon confirmed that he was up for the role of Two-Face in The Dark...

Danny Devito Talks Penguin

MTV posted a new video today. They talked with Danny Devito about his role in Batman Returns. Nothing newsworthy, but interesting nonetheless.     Posted by Dustin

Morgan Freeman Talks Batman 3

MTV has posted up an interesting video interview with Morgan Freeman. Freeman says that Nolan is thinking of the franchise while he works on Inception.     So what do you think? Sound off...

Vote Us For Best Fansite!!!

We have mentioned this plenty of times on the podcast. For those who don't listen to the podcast and just check the website out, here is your call. We have been nominated for Best Fansite. What...

Episode 45

  Spotlight Character: Calender Man Feature: Bat-Comics Status Quo   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:13 Movie News 0:09:21 TV News 0:10:29 Merchandise News 0:17:06 Video Game News 0:21:18 Listener...

Review: Superman-The Complete Animated Series

  This is another show that you most likely have already seen. You might even already own the individual seasons. For the very first time the series is collected in one form on DVD. The series...

Review: Batman Confidential #37

After reading the first issue of this story arc, I was very impressed, and hoping I wouldn’t be disappointed by part 2. Fortunately, I wasn’t. This issue delivers everything the first...

A Batman Bulletin from Blackest Night #5

The fate of Batman finally revealed? Bruce Wayne rises from the dead? The latest horror from the Blackest Night is none other than our own Caped Crusader?   In a stunning development from the...

Episode 32

  BBFB: Batman: Tales of the Demon   0:00:00 Intro 0:00:55 Comic News 0:11:12 TPB Releases 0:13:16 Batman and Robin #4 0:17:46 Batgirl #4 0:22:39 Batman #693 0:27:59 Red Robin #6 0:31:45...

Episode 24

  Story: Batman: Tales of the Demon Books Covered: Batman #232, Batman #235, Batman #240, Batman #242-244, Detective Comics #411, Detective Comics #485, Detective Comics #489-490, DC Special...

Review: BTBTB-Death Race to Oblivion

Season 2 of Batman: The Brave and the Bold is now underway. Warner Bros. kicked off the season with an interesting episode that reminds myself of a old Hanna Barbera cartoon, Wacky Races. Tiggerbrown...

Creator Posts

Today's posts come from an artist you may remember from the past. Adam Hughes used to draw the Catwoman comics a couple of years ago. Well, it turns out that he posted up some interesting art for...