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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...

Review: Batgirl Annual #1

In Brief: In two tales of adventure, Batgirl teams up with new friend Supergirl as well as longtime BFF Alysia.   Summary (Spoilers): “World’s Finest”: During a rainstorm, on a skyscraper...

Grayson’s Time as Agent 37 Gets Omnibus

Nightwing’s apparent demise in the Forever Evil crossover led to Dick Grayson, former boy wonder, becoming a superspy. Agent 37 was by no means a loved-by-all phase in the acrobat history, but...

Editorial: Is it time for a Batgirl/Starfire team up?

  Editor’s Note: Click on the bold text links for some images from DC past!   While reading the latest issue of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, a thought occurred to me; it’s time...

Episode 212 AKA Episode 200

Welcome to episode #212 formerly known as episode #200 prior to us renumbering the cast to be more accurate! This time around we discuss Batman #11, Detective Comics #945 and Batman Annual #1. Stick...

TBU Review Roundup 11/30

  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: Batman Annual #1

The annual has been a time honored tradition throughout the years.  It’s a versatile issue that can be used in a number of different manners.  Batman Annual #1, for example, provides a number of...

Episode 194

After yet another five Wednesday month, we are back with all of the latest news from the past three weeks. Our in depth review include Batman #5 and Detective Comics #939. After covering all of...

TBU Review Roundup 8/31

  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...