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Episode 152

(Vintage comics) Recap episode. After raging against coffee, talking about what gifts I received for Christmas, and giving my brief thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I go through five issues of...

TBU Review Roundup 1/10

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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #18

Overview: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey head to Paris to investigate a supplier of dangerous technology to the black market. Have they bitten off more than they can chew?   Synopsis (spoilers...

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...

TBU Review Roundup 12/13

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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #17

Overview: DC’s female heroes try to stop Patient Zero from killing all the men in Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batgirl, Harley, and Batwoman are tied up by talking with Patient...

Episode 150: Anniversary Special Part 1

Holy Eighth Anniversary, Batgirl! Holy 150 episodes, Commissioner! Donovan Morgan Grant and Joshua Lapin-Bertone join me as we recap the year and update what is happening in Donovan’s tummy! We...

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...

Episode 149

I take the opportunity of having a solo episode to discuss what I have been up to, movies I have seen, and the current state of the nation. I also review Birds of Prey: Batgirl #1 from 1998 and only...

TBU Review Roundup 11/8

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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #16

Overview: Who is behind the illness that has beset all the men in Gotham City? The female heroes of DC leap into action to protect their male friends and neighbors.   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...

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...

TBU Review Roundup 10/11

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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #15

Overview: Why have all the men in Gotham City suddenly come down with the flu? Who could be behind such a dastardly deed?   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Barbara Gordon is tending to her Father,...

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...

Episode 147

The reporter who doesn’t do his research, Joshua Lapin-Bertone, is my co-host for this episode. Shake, shake, shake! The main event is the 1999 crossover event, Cataclysm. Before we get to...

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 Review Roundup 9/13

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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #14

Overview: Helena and Dinah try to get a day away from battling strange baddies while Barbara holds down the fort in Gotham. It doesn’t work out like any of them expected.   Synopsis (spoilers...

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...

Episode 146

The curmudgeon everybody loves, Tom Panarese, is my co-host for this episode! After a short and sad message about BTO’s friend, Remington, Tom and I talk about Grant Morrison’s JLA before...

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...

Episode 145

Who needs a breather after that massive SDCC recap? *raises hand* In this one sixth the size episode, I pair quick recaps of Nightwing #16 and #18 with a full review of the 1997 “Batman and...