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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...

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...

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...

Last Week in the Batcave

For a fifth week of the month this sure was a full week, with two incredibly well received Batman books coming out, namely Batman Annual #2 and Batman: Creature of the Night #1. Along with those, the...

TBU Review Roundup 11/29

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: Justice League of America Annual #1

Overview: It’s been almost a year since the fallout of Justice League vs. Suicide Squad and the emergence of Batman’s new Justice League of America.  Czarian brawler Lobo seemed like an odd...

Review: Super Sons Annual #1

Overview: The Super-Pets reunite to investigate the mysterious disappearance of dogs in Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The reports of dogs disappearing are rising on Gotham, but the Super...

Last Week in the Batcave

Coming from an alien world where it is currently spring and there is no Thanksgiving, this living being here speaking decided to join in some of the American customs of said holiday and declare that...

Last Week in the Batcave

Here I am, trying to figure out a way to properly open the Batcave for Halloween, when I realize there is no need to go beyond our usual themes to get there. People dressed up in costumes, hanging...

Last Week in the Batcave

We have a full house this time! On what is a rare occasion, last week we got updates from every single title we cover here in the Batcave except for Batman and the Signal. Coupled with the new faces...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for January 2018

The turn of a new calendar year brings us an advance solicit for another title spinning out of Dark Nights: Metal, as well as multiple stories wrapping up including SUPERFRIENDS in Batman, the FALL...

Episode 168

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: Under the Hood is covered which includes Batman #635-641, #645-650 and Annual #25. Be sure...

TBU By the Numbers – August 2017

After a month where all titles ranked higher on the overall market positions, August saw them all falling again, with the exception of Batman. Nonetheless, DC ruled the top 3 positions according to...

Last week in the Batcave

Last Tuesday, Batman: The Animated Series celebrated 25 years since it first aired. The reason for many of us to be gathered here in the underground of Wayne Manor today, the series is up to this day...

Episode 230

The gang is here to cover the past two weeks of news and reviews including All-Star Batman #13, #Batman #29 and Detective Comics #963. After covering Greater Gotham, we dive into a listener question...

Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part One)

One of Batman’s secondary, but widely-studied and highly-controversial rogues is back in the pages of Detective Comics. The enigmatic Anarky made a surprise return in the final page of Detective...

TBU Review Roundup 8/30

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: Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #1

Overview: After joining a Russian circus as a traveling act, the Outlaws gain a new member in Nightwing to take on KG Beast. Although a short lived partnership, Jason and Dick are given a chance to...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for November 2017

The mysterious involvement of Dr. Manhattan in Rebirth will finally come to light in November as Doomsday Clock #1 hits shelves. Written by Geoff Johns with art by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson, the...

Last Week in the Batcave

Batman: The Animated Series was the entry point for many of us gathered here today in this cave. Kevin Conroy – Batman’s voice in the series – is regarded as the one true Batman for...

Episode 143

BTO shirts, Batgirl in the Bronze Age Omnibus Vol. 1, and Anastasia on Broadway! Yes, all of these topics relate! While I do have a few vintage recaps, I also review Nightwing Annual #1 from 1997...

Last Week in the Batcave

I have to open our regular meeting this week with a little bit of bragging from my part. I must have instincts more heightened than all of them Bats put together because I smelled something fishy...

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...

Episode 224

After a quick two weeks, we are back to cover the solicitations for August, in-depth reviews for Batman #23 and Detective Comics #957, as well as covering the other happenings in The Batman Universe....

TBU Review Roundup 5/31

  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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for August 2017

August will see the beginning of two special events. Dark Nights: Metal, the return of the Snyder-Capullo duo, will be hitting shelves together with Nightwing: The New Order, the Elseworlds series...

Eisner Awards Nominees Announced Including 3 TBU Titles

  The nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards, the biggest award in the comic book industry, has come out this week. Among the nominations, there are four nominations related to The Batman Universe...

Episode 220

A lot has happened in the three weeks since our last episode and we are here to cover it all. We give in-depth reviews for Dark Knight III: The Master Race #8, All-Star Batman #9, Batman #19 and...

TBU Review Roundup 3/29

  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: Titans Annual #1

Synopsis: Somewhere in an underground bunker, Garth yells out for anyone who might be able to hear him. Wally appears and is quickly followed by Barry. They realize that they have no idea how they...