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Episode 242

Dustin and Stella are without Ed to talk all about the past two weeks in the world of Batman comics. After a discussion about the recently announced imprints gears at children and young adults, the...

TBU Review Roundup 2/7

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...

Review: Bane: Conquest #9

Overview: Bane hires a variety of specialists to pull a job, while Bird lines up some extra-heavy ordnance from Steppenwolf!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The action kicks off with Gunbunny and...

TBU by the Numbers-December 2017

Welcome to our December sales breakdown. Before we dive into the numbers, a quick disclaimer. The figures here are provided by Comichron and they cover sales by Diamond Comics Distributor to the...

Episode 237

Just in time for the holidays, the Comic Cast is here as your excuse to get away from the relatives. Sit back as we discuss the past two weeks worth of news, review Batman #36 and Detective Comics...

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...

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...

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...

Review: Bane: Conquest #8

Overview: After the Naja-Naja escapes Bane’s grasp in the arms of the Kobra soldier Valentina, Bane must face the reality that his underground network of illegal businesses is being destroyed by...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for February 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for February and as in almost every month, there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up, including one of...

Episode 235

With very little news to discuss, the team takes time to discuss the comics more in depth than usual when covering Batman #34 and Detective Comics #968. Listener comments continue to be about Tom...

TBU By the Numbers – October 2017

With Comichron releasing their full market analysis for the month of October, we are now able to check how well The Batman Universe did in this prolific month. The influx of one-shots that Metal is...

TBU Review Roundup 11/1

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: Bane: Conquest #7

Overview: After the demise of the Naja-Naja, Bane and his crew are in a race against time to find the next Naja-Naja, in direct competition with the Kobra Cult!   Synopsis (spoilers...

Episode 233

So Catwoman has given her answer. Do we agree with the result or are we wishing it was something else? All-Star Batman comes to an end and over in Detective Comics, Tim is fighting an evil future...

TBU By the Numbers – September 2017

For the month of September we are doing a little tweaking with our sales analysis. Firstly, we are adding the variation in number of copies to the issue-by-issue sales analysis. While the percentage...

TBU Review Roundup 10/4

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: Bane: Conquest #6

Overview: Bane goes after the head of the international crime cult Kobra, a playboy known as the Naja-Naja!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Fresh off the last arc winding up, The Serpent story...

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for December 2017

Santa will be bringing us Batman fans a gift this December wrapped in the pages of DC’s Holiday Special. After a while away from comics, Denny O’Neil will be returning to write a Batman...

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...

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: Bane: Conquest #5

Overview: As Bane encounters Catwoman in his mission in Russia, the circle closes as Dionysius tries to entrap them both!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Conquest #5 begins with a bang as Bane...

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...

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...

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...

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: Bane: Conquest #4

Overview: Bane’s path crosses with Catwoman’s as he matches wits with Dionysius.   Summary (spoilers ahead): In St. Petersburg, Catwoman meets a nervous contact named Dmitri. Unfortunately...

Episode 227

Stella and Dustin are here to bring you all of the pre-Comic Con announcements from DC including the long awaited project from Sean Gordon Murphy, Batman: The White Knight, a two new Harley series...

TBU By the Numbers – June 2017

Three big events happened on June and the three of them figured on the top 5 issues of the month: the first installment of Dark Days, the last issue of Dark Knight III, and Batman’s proposal to...