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DC in DC 2018: J.W. Cortes talks PTSD and being Alvarez on Gotham

On January 13, DC held a non-traditional comic convention called “DC in DC 2018”. The event was held at Washington DC’s Newseum and featured discussions on topics such as feminism,...

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Episode 152

(Vintage comics) Recap episode. After raging against coffee, talking about what gifts I received for Christmas, and giving my brief thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I go through five issues of...

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Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome to another gathering in the Batcave, where we cover all things with pointy ears that came out through the previous week! Would that include Orion, then? Well, no, technically not, but we...

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New DC Universe LEGO Game Rumored to be in Development

If you’re keeping a tally of what franchises LEGO doesn’t have the rights to, you’re pretty much just looking at Three’s Company and the Buffy-verse (now that is a crossover I...

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Red Hood Ikemen Statue Revealed from Kotobukiya

We saw a preview of the statue back in December, but now pre-orders are open from Kotobukiya their latest Ikemen Statue, Jason Todd as Red Hood.  The statue is 1/7 scale, standing roughly nine...

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Producer Sarah Schechter Provides Update on Titans

Now that it’s officially 2018, we’re starting to get some updates on “Titans,” the streaming series that sees Robin (Brenton Thwaites) lead his own team of heroes. Producer...

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Figures Toy Company Releasing Batman ’66 Henchmen Sets

If you are an older Bat-Fan, you probably remember Mego figures from the 1970’s to the early 1980’s. Figures Toy Company has been making a variety of figures for years now that are...

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Episode 176

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: Death and the City is covered which includes Detective Comics #827-834. Be sure to leave...

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History of Holiday Stories in The Batman Universe

While the holiday season is a time of joy, reflection and festiveness, The Dark Knight has often been used as a beacon of light in the bleakness of despair that can happen during this time of year....

TBU By the Numbers – November 2017

November was a very good month for DC Comics, who snatched eight books out of the Top Ten comics for the month. As reported by Comichron, this was the only month of 2017 to outperform its...

The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666 (Part 1)

The recently released Super Sons #10 (January 2018, by Peter Tomasi, Jose Luis, and Scott Hanna) gave us a brief future intermezzo that showed an adult Damian Wayne, wearing a trench-coat-style...

Episode 151: The Lego Batman Movie Commentary Special

Part 2 of BTO’s 8th Anniversary! Like the first part, I am joined by Donovan Morgan Grant and Joshua Lapin-Bertone. This time around we are watching and commenting on the 2017 film “The Lego...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for March 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for March and as always there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up as usual. A relatively slow month as...

DC Universe Spotlight: Review: DC Holiday Special 2017 #1

Overview: DC once again brings the holiday spirit to their universe, with a dozen tales to bring warmth to the coldest heart (except maybe Sgt. Rock and John Constantine). Unlike last year’s...

Last Week in the Batcave

Or should I say Last Two Weeks in the Batcave? We’re back! CCXP was great, if anyone cares to know. As foreseen by the great Oracle of the Batcave, not to be confused with Barbara Gordon, my...

Season 4: Episode 11: Queen Takes Knight

TBU’s Senior Editor, Dustin, joins Josh, Don and Jan to discuss the fall finale for Gotham. Now that we know the extent of Sofia’s plan, does it make sense? Where can Jim go from here?...

TBU Review Roundup 12/13

Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Suicide Squad #31

Overview: The Red Wave monster moves closer to earth and the Suicide Squad are reunited with an old teammate.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): On a forgotten prison on the Moon, Rick Flag Sr,...

Review: Justice League of America #20

Overview: When last we left our heroes, everyone was in peril and things weren’t looking good for the JLA. As “Surgical Strike” comes to its conclusion, we get a number of resolutions...

Review: Titans #18

Overview: The Titans, spearheaded by Donna Troy, defeat Troia and her avatars.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): As Donna recounts the state of the battle against Troia, the Titans (well, what is...

Episode 174

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Nightwing: Brothers in Blood is covered which includes Nightwing #118-124, as they continue One...

New Clip Released for Gotham by Gaslight, Plus Premiere Announced

Warner Bros. has released a new clip for Batman: Gotham by Gaslight which features Poison Ivy meeting the Ripper. WB also announced that the film will have it’s premiere at the recently...

Review: Ragman #3

Overview: “I don’t need your help”, Says the Ragged Man “You do too, welp”, Responds Etrigan.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open in Gotham Mercy Hospital with Rory watching over his...

Mother Panic Jumps to the Future this March

DC’s Young Animal imprint is about to experience a world-impacting shake-up as it’s January/February crossover with the rest of the DC Universe, titled Milk Wars, will send all the titles...

Review: Red Hood and The Outlaws #17

Overview: With the help of the Suicide Squad, the Outlaws disable a futuristic generator of the Colony that almost destroys the world. Despite the victory, Jason and Artemis are still unsure about...

Latest Justice League Action Webisode Released

Warner Bros. has released the latest webisode for Justice League Action which features Batman, Plastic Man and Mr. Freeze.

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #17

Overview: DC’s female heroes try to stop Patient Zero from killing all the men in Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batgirl, Harley, and Batwoman are tied up by talking with Patient...

Episode 63: War of Jokes and Riddles/Batman Annual #2 Review

Strap your Bat-belts on for this episode folks! Things get a little in depth. We cover recent film news, and give our (obviously correct) opinions on matters that people with higher pay-grades make...

Review: Detective Comics #970

Overview: The joy of Red Robin’s return turns dark as everything starts falling apart.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Asleep in his Belfry chair, Tim Drake (Red Robin) dreams of Bat-Tim’s...

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...

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...

TBU Review Roundup 12/6

Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

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...

Hot Wheels Announces Exclusive Holiday Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile

The Hot Wheels RLC Exclusive car for the 2017 holiday season has been revealed and it is none other than the classic Batmobile design made famous on the 1960’s Batman television series.  But...

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...

Funko Reveals Black and White Joker Hikari XS

TBU reported on an upcoming version of The Joker from Funko’s Hikari XS line that featured the character in purple and green hues just last week.  Another version of The Joker  Hikari XS has...

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...

Review: Justice League #34

Overview: The stress of Batman’s life causes a few errors in judgment as the Justice League faces three different threats.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): On the planet Dione, Green Lantern...