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TBU Review Roundup 5/10

  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 #1

In Brief: Bane, breaker of the Bat, discovers a plot against his power in Gotham, and begins a search for his foes.   Summary (Spoilers): In international waters, a huge dark freighter crewed...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Gives Commentary on Bane: Conquest #1

Chuck Dixon is known for many thing in his long career, but one of the things he is best known for is his work in The Batman Universe. We have spoke at length with Dixon in the pas about his work and...

TBU Review Roundup 4/19

  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...

New Injustice 2 Trailer Features the Gear System

Warner Bros. has released another new trailer for Injustice 2 focusing on the new gear system that is one of the new additions to the sequel. The gear system outlines a new level of depth to the...

DC All Access: Bane vs Solomon Grundy

The latest versus video from DC All Access features Bane and Solomon Grundy.  

Latest Shattered Alliances Trailer Released for Injustice 2

Warner Brow. has released the next part of the Shattered Alliances trailer series for Injustice 2. Be on the lookout for Black Canary, Bruce Wayne, Deadshot, Bane, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Scarecrow,...

Review: Batman #20

The final showdown is one of the greatest staples of the comic book experience.  It’s a testament to how well writers and artists can work together to tell a cohesive story.  Here, we get one...

Latest Injustice 2 Trailer Released

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Injustice 2 which focuses the villains appearing in the game. Be sure to look out for appearances from Bane and Scarecrow.     Injustice 2 hits...

Review: All-Star Batman #8

… To catch you up… Some time ago, Batman stopped a bacteria that threatens the life of every breathing thing from being released. However, that bacteria was released anyway. Batman has...

Review: Batman #19

“All hope abandon, ye who enter here!”  Dante’s Inferno.  Canto III.   As Bane forces his way into Arkham Asyulm, he is greeted by self-proclaimed deity Maxie Zeus, reciting the words...

Review: Batman #18

The beginning of the end is here.  “I Am Bane” has been a rush of build-up to the showdown between Bane and Batman, and this issue does not disappoint.  We pick up immediately after the close...

Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan Return for Bane: Conquest

  DC Comics has announced that there will be a new maxi-series beginning in May focused around Bane. What is even more news than a Bane-centric comic series is that the original creators of...

Review: Batman #17

I’m going to give in to my fanboy nature and tell it to you like it is.  I want to love “I Am Bane.”   I want it to be required Batman reading.  Ten years from now, I want to look back...

DC All Access: Tom King Talks I am Bane

DC All Access has posted a new interview with Tom King talking about the new story arc “I am Bane” in the pages of Batman.  

Review: Batman #16

When I sat down with Batman #16, I had a lot of expectations.   Tom King is a great writer.   While a great deal of his Batman run so far has been lackluster,  he’s coming off the...

Four New LEGO Batman Sets Revealed

Just when you thought there was already a ton of LEGO Batman Movie sets on shelves with the current number over ten, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed four new sets which will be showcased at New...

TBU Review Roundup 1/18

  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 #13

Again, we find ourselves at the closure of a Tom King Batman story arc.  Batman #13 brings the conclusion to King’s sophomore effort, “I Am Suicide.”  I find myself in a similar place as I...

Review: Batman #12

As “I Am Suicide” shambles forward, we get another mixed bag from Tom King.  This issue features another letter-based narration, only this one’s from Batman to Catwoman, and it seems to have...

Direct Currents: Upcoming TBU Story Points

DC Comics has new promotional tool that they have rolled out for Rebirth. Direct Currents is something of a magazine that layouts out some of the directions of our favortie characters in the coming...

Review: Batman #11

As we dig deeper into “I Am Suicide,” I find myself torn.  Issue #11 brings us the third installment, wherein things happen, but not really in the way I was expecting.  We open with a flashback...

Review: Batman #10

Batman #10 comes with two stories told simultaneously.  The first in the next installment of Tom King’s “I Am Suicide” arc, detailing the storming of the gates of Bane’s island...

Review: Batman #9

We’re past the Gothams.  We’re past the Monsters.  Now is the time for Suicide.  The ninth issue of Tom King’s Batman run kicks off with an abbreviated origin of Bane.  Quick, powerful, and...

Review: Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs Mutants

Batman and Robin save Gotham from Mr. Freeze and Penguin’s supersized army of Arkham residents in Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants.   Full metal spoilers below…   A frozen Gotham...

Review: Batman #6

Now that Tom King’s first arc of Batman is in the books, we get the first Tom King epilogue story.  Epilogues are a tricky beast to manage, but more on that later.  We pick up shortly after the...

SDCC 2016: Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs Mutants

Batman Unlimited: Mech vs Mutants is an upcoming direct-to-video animated film and the third entry in the Batman Unlimited series. It premiered on July 24, 2016, at San Diego Comic-Con International,...

Review: Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout

Editor’s Note: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided us with a copy of the film reviewed in this post. The opinions shared are of the author’s alone.   Batman takes a vacation...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Talks The Batman Universe

Editor’s Note: We were fortunate enough to have a lengthy discussion with Chuck Dixon on his many works within The Batman Universe in late 2015. After formatting the interview for publication,...

TBU Weekly Merchandise Collection

So we didn’t do a post last week, because surprisingly there just was not that much info on new merch. That, of course, all changed this week with an abundance of news related to merchandise...