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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...

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...

TBU Review Roundup 8/9

  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 #13

Overview: Poison Ivy’s rage threatens the Bird’s lives and mission in the conclusion of “Source Code.”   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In the vents of Terracare, Batgirl, Catwoman,...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Julie and Shawna Benson

Our final comic creator interview is with the newest creators of the bunch, the Benson sisters, Julie and Shawna. The Benson’s came on board last year with the relaunch of Birds of Prey in...

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...

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for October 2017

October will be bringing us the first issues of two special Batman series: White Knight and Dark Prince Charming. Written and illustrated by Sean Gordon Murphy, Batman: White Knight #1 will be...

TBU Review Roundup 7/12

  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 #12

In Brief: Batgirl must seek out Catwoman while the rest of the Birds infiltrate the enemy’s lair, only to find a surprise waiting.   Summary (Spoilers): The Birds plan their assault on...

TBU By the Numbers – May 2017

Our sales figures breakdown is back! And we are back with a bang as we cover May 2017, the month that Rebirth reached its one-year milestone. To mark this, we are not only covering the issue-by-issue...

Episode 225

Comics are the topic of discussion as we dive into the recent release of Dark Days: The Forge #1. We also review Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9, Detective Comics #958 and Batman #24. What...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for September 2017

A few titles and a crossover is going to be spawning out of DARK NIGHTS: METAL in September. Firstly, there will be seven one-shots featuring evil versions of Batman coming from the Dark Multiverse,...

TBU Review Roundup 6/14

  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 #11

In Brief: Gus, the new Oracle, finds himself in hot water with the Birds when his past comes to light in “Source Code”.   Summary (Spoilers): At the clock tower following the conclusion of...

Episode 140

(Vintage comics) Recap episode. After gushing about the new “Wonder Woman” film, I go through five issues of Detective Comics in 1997 where Barbara appears but doesn’t necessarily have...

DC All Access: Big Oracle Reveal

DC All Access has released a new video featuring an interview with Julie and Shawna Benson talking about Batgirl and the Birds of Prey.  

Episode 223

After a little bit of a delay, the gang is back to bring the comics news and reviews from the past three weeks including the finale to The Button. We cover All-Star Batman #10, Batman #22 and...

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...

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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10

In Brief: The Birds team up with Nightwing and Green Arrow to defeat the power-stealing villain Blackbird.   Summary (Spoilers): Rushing to save the undercover Black Canary, Batgirl, Huntress,...

Episode 139

(Vintage comics) Recap episode. After highlighting Batman: Secret Files and Origins (1997), I go through a few issues where Barbara appears but doesn’t necessarily have an impact on the story....