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Review: Batman #31

Overview:  The penultimate chapter of “The War of Jokes and Riddles” has a down, but not out Joker on the run from the team of Riddler and Batman.  As the events that have tied up the title for...

TBU Review Roundup 9/6

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...

Review: All-Star Batman #13

Overview: We get flashbacks from Alfred’s past, while in the present Alfred rounds up a crew to save Batman from the Black Knight.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In Bruce’s first week...

Last Week in the Batcave

So there I was, stepping into the Batcave to do this wrap up of last week, and what do I find? The remains of a large gathering, batarangs scattered across the floor, teacups and coffee mugs left all...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #1

Overview: Dick Grayson, formerly Nightwing, enforces a no-superpowers regime far in the future.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Twelve years ago, in Metropolis, Nightwing walks away from a huge...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #5

Overview: It’s a race against time as a mortally wounded Batman and the Shadow try to prevent the Stag and the Joker from reaching Shamba-La.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with...

TBU Review Roundup 8/16

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...

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...

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...

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...

Review: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Blu Ray Release

Overview: Batman hunts for a mysterious figure killing mobsters and remembers a life before he put on the cowl when an old flame returns to Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The film opens...

TBU Review Roundup 8/2

  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: All-Star Batman #12

Short Story: Batman saves everyone in the submarine/casino, and then is ambushed by Penguin, Black Mask, Great White, and Hush as they get the better of him.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Alfred...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes (digital chapters #1-2)

The Caped Crusaders team up with the Legion of Super-Heroes from the year 2966 to fight the combined fiendishness of Egghead and Universo. Find out how that works out on Batman 66 Meets the Legion of...

Last Week in the Batcave

  Gather ’round, my dear darkness dwellers, for we are about to start our annual pumpkin carving session. This year the theme will be Alfred’s mustache. The best pumpkin artist will...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #3

(Spoilers ahead) The Stag has combined forces with the Joker, while Batman has the Shadow chained up in an underwater base at the bottom of Gotham harbor and guarded by Alfred. Batman tracks the...

TBU Review Roundup 6/21

  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: Super Sons #5

In Brief: Grounded, Superboy and Robin are having trouble coping with the restrictions in their lives. As Superboy runs away from home to clear his head, he and Robin solve their unresolved issues as...

Review: All-Star Batman #11

To catch you up: This is the second issue in a new story arc. Batman is trying to capture a device called the Genesis machine before it falls into the wrong hands. However, someone from...

Last Week in the Batcave

Sorry for the mess down here, friends, but yesterday was Alfred’s day off and things got a bit out of hand. It was Father’s Day after all, and the old man deserves a little rest. What...

Review: Detective Comics #958

In Brief: “Intelligence” kicks off with Jean-Paul Valley, Azrael’s past crashing into his new life.   Summary (Spoilers): A bleeding hairy dwarf in a trench coat staggers towards the...

Last Week in the Batcave

Batman is gone, long live the Batman. It is time to say farewell to Mr. Adam West, the Batman from the ’66 television series, who left the land of the living this weekend making all of the...

TBU Review Roundup 6/7

  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...

Season 3: Episode 20: Pretty Hate Machine

Now that Leslie Thompkins is evil, she sets her red sights on the hapless Gordon! Can Alfred bring Bruce back to from the dark side? Will Riddler and the gang catch up to Penguin? Will a special...

Last Week in the Batcave

The intruder alarm has been going crazy this week here in the Batcave. Our security has been breached by people from all over DC, people from Star City, Central City, Metropolis and even Manhattan. A...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

Review: All-Star Batman #10

To catch you up: This is the beginning of a now story arc, so it’s new-reader friendly. All you really need to know is this is the Globe-Trotting Batman book.   Synopsis (Spoilers): Years...

TBU Review Roundup 5/3

  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...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Three)

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...