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Doomsday Clock Trailer Released

DC has released a trailer teasing November’s release of Doomsday Clock. The video features Geoff Johns talking about how he came up with the idea for the series as well as what they wanted to...

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Episode 231

With solicitations just around the corner, DC announces a few new creator shifts for December and we discuss that and details on this year’s Batman Day. We review Batman #30 and Detective...

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Prime 1 Studio Announces Arkham Knight Batman Beyond Variant

Prime 1 Studio has revealed their newest statue that is immediately open for pre-orders. Based off the Batman Beyond skin appearing in Batman: Arkham Knight, this new variant will release between...

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Funko Announces Second Wave of DC Bombshells Pop Heroes

Funko has announced a new wave of Pop Heroes for the DC Comics Bombshells line. The second wave includes Poison Ivy, Batwoman and Catwoman, including a 1:6 purple chase variant and Books-A-Million...

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Gotham Season 4 Episode 1 Details, Images and Clips

The first episode of the season of Gotham airs tonight at 8PM ET/CT on Fox with “Pax Peguina”. Fox has released a number of screens and videos to promote tonight’s season premiere.  ...

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DC All Access: Titans Casting and Batman Day

DC All Access has released their latest episode which features Gotham, the Titans series and the first of the Dark Nights one-shot, Batman: The Death #1.  

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Batman Enters the Gritty Dark World of Film Noir in New One-Shot

Batman has teamed up with The Shadow, the Ninja Turtles, and the Scooby Gang, but has he teamed up with a cable TV host? Well it’s about to happen as Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and DC Comics...

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Diamond Select Solicits for Spring 2018

Diamond Select has announced some of the items that will be making their way to stores next spring and there are a few new TBU items.   DC ARKHAM ASYLUM VG VINIMATES    A Diamond Select Toys...

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Review: Super Sons #7

Overview: Joined by Superboy, the Teen Titans have to face the Forgotten Villains in order to restore Robin to his natural age.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Titans are gathered in the...

SDCC: Tabitha talks about her new role with Selina on Gotham

On July 22, 2017 we had a chance to participate in the “Gotham” press room at San Diego Comic-Con. Jessica Lucas, who plays the part of Tabitha Galavan, spoke about her role in season...

Review: Justice League #27

Overview: The Justice League minus Batman bring the kids from the future to the Watchtower. The kids tell the League who they are and what happened in the future. Meanwhile in the Batcave, Batman...

Episode 229

Dustin and Stella are here to cover the past two weeks of news and reviews including Batman #28 and Detective Comics #962. After covering Greater Gotham, we dive into a listener question that has us...

Latest Justice League Action Webisode Released

Warner Bros. has released the latest webisode for Justice League Action which features Batman, Cyborg, Wonder Woman and Plastic Man dealing with a HIVE problem.  

DC All Access: Young Justice Season 3

The latest video from DC All Access showcases the creators behind Young Justice talking about the upcoming third season.  

Review: Batwoman #6

Overview: In a dystopic future, Batwoman and Red Hood take it upon themselves to stop the dictatorship established in Gotham by the new Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The first two pages...

Review: Nightwing #27

Overview: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad!    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #27 kicks off with Nightwing and...

Episode 139

Tim is flying solo on this one, but he’s here with a new episode to give a spoiler fee review of Batman: The Enemy Within! He also discuss the news of Andrea Romano retiring and looks back at...

SDCC: Sean Pertwee Hopes Julia Pennyworth Comes to Gotham

The staff of TBU attended the Gotham press junket at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2017. We were able to speak with Sean Pertwee about what’s in store for Alfred and Bruce during the fourth...

DC All Access: Batman, Harley Quinn and Metal

The latest episode of DC All Access has released which features talk of Dark Nights: Metal, as well as Batman and Harley Quinn.  

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Nights: Metal #1

Overview: The Justice League find Gotham City destroyed, and the Blackhawks attempt to capture Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Thanks to Mongul, the Justice League are forced into a...

Review: Batman #29

Overview: We’ve all had the fever dream where Batman has a full nine-course French meal with his rogues gallery, right?  In the pages of this issue, Tom King and Mikel Janin bring those dreams to...

Affleck Promises a More Traditional Batman in Justice League

For anyone who was a bit turned off or worried about Batman based on his, shall we say “aggressive”, portrayal in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice should sleep easy tonight as Batman...

Episode 59

Things are not what they seem on this episode, people are popping up from different time streams and podcasts. Things are out of time…you have no idea how much that is true! ZERO HOUR IS HERE!...

Can Affleck’s Batman be the Hero that DC Needs?

Batman is an iconic character, a superhero whose global recognition is only paralleled by Superman’s. Recent DC movies have struggled to do justice to the Man of Steel, with overwrought...

TBU By the Numbers – July 2017

July brought positive shifts for The Batman Universe titles in the overall market, with only three of the issues dropping on the ranking. With Marvel releasing some #1 issues as they make a...

Real Tragedy to be Explored in Batman: Creature of the Night

Batman, at his very core, is a hero based in tragedy. Had it not been for the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne would never have become Batman. Even in the Flashpoint universe, where Thomas Wayne...

DC All Access: Dark Nights: Metal

The latest video from DC All Access features Greg Capullo discussing tomorrow’s Dark Nights: Metal.  

Review: LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain

The Story: The girls of Superhero High are back, but this time they’re in LEGO form. Batgirl (Ashlyn Selich), Wonder Woman (Grey Griffin) and Supergirl (Anais Fairweather) wind up losing a day...

Episode 145

Who needs a breather after that massive SDCC recap? *raises hand* In this one sixth the size episode, I pair quick recaps of Nightwing #16 and #18 with a full review of the 1997 “Batman and...

Adam West Lives On in Batman vs Two-Face

Adam West may be gone, but his legacy as Batman continues on in the upcoming DC animated film Batman vs Two-Face. From the newly released trailer of this throwback to the 60’s television show,...

Review: Batman: The Telltale Series: The Enemy Within-Episode One

Overview: In The Enigma, the first episode of Batman: The Enemy Within, Batman goes up against the Riddler, is introduced to Amanda Waller and her “Agency,” faces an unspeakable tragedy, and...

SDCC: Gotham Showrunner John Stephens Explains Origins of Bruce Wayne Clone

The mystery of the Bruce Wayne clone was a puzzling subplot within the third season of Gotham. We knew Thomas Wayne was conducting experiments in Indian Hill, but why had he grown a copy of his own...

Last Week in the Batcave

We’re coming from a sad week, a week in which we had to say farewell to Olive and Maps. Gotham Academy has come to an end and to pay proper homage to it BRENDEN FLETCHER, one of the writers of...

SDCC 2017

The Gotham Chronicle goes to San Diego Comic Con! Alfred tells us about his dark side, Tabitha talks about new alliances, Nygma tells is about filming his favorite scene and Ra’s al Ghul...

TBU Review Roundup 8/9

  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 #23

Overview: The Suicide Squad capture Killer Frost, angering Batman in the process.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with a flashback from the end of Justice League vs. Suicide Squad. Batman...

SDCC: Young Justice Crew Talks Spoilers, DC Streaming and More

On July 21, the Batman Universe crew attended the Young Justice press room at San Diego Comic-Con. Producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti were there along with art director Phil Bourassa. They are...

Ben Affleck Comments on Joss Whedon, Reshoots, and the DCEU

More and more it seems that Justice League is becoming a real team effort between Zack Snyder (who left the film after principal photography was finished) and Joss Whedon (who stepped in to handle...