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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...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6

As the final issue of the mini-series opens, an elephantine-Bane is busy choking the life out of Batman and Robin as the remainder of the now mutant villains look on. Hurling a trio of electrically...

TBU Weekly Merchandise Collection

This week saw the release of the latest group of solicitations from a number of companies that appears in the latest issues of Previews. Because of that, this week is packed with merchandise news so...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5

The issue opens atop Gotham City Police headquarters where the bat-signal shines into the sky and Commissioner James Gordon stands waiting for the Dark Knight detective. Appearing before Gordon,...

TBU Weekly Merchandise Collection

After all of the Batman v Superman merch mentioned last week, you would think there wouldn’t be any more announced this week. If that is what you think, then you would be wrong. More Batman v...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year: Five #3 (Digital Chapters #5-6)

Synopsis: Starting off the issue, Bizarro is still in Germany and staying with the nice older man who had found him in the street. The man is a tailor and presents a Superman uniform for Bizarro....

Review: Batman: Europa #4

So the end is here and I was excited to find out who the creepy clown like devil who was playing games with Batman and Joker. I’ll get to this later on in the review, but it proved to be...

Review: Secret Hero Society #1: Study Hall of Justice

Editor’s Note: This book was previously announced in September and this is the first volume. This is currently available at fine retailers including Amazon.   In Brief: What if Bruce...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #2 (Digital Chapters #3-4)

Synopsis: The issue picks up where chapter two left off with Bane entering the fight between Superman and Doomsday. Bane’s inner monologue remarks that the two super beings are equally matched and...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #1 (Digital Chapters #1-2)

Synopsis: This year begins with Superman surveying the destruction of a prison that held the world’s super villains (or at least the enemies of Superman). It is revealed that it was Plastic Man who...