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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...

Episode 234

Two more weeks brings everyone out to want to discuss the pro’s and con’s of War of Jokes and Riddles as well as Tom King’s run in general. We review Batman #33 and Detective Comics...

Last Week in the Batcave

Here I am, trying to figure out a way to properly open the Batcave for Halloween, when I realize there is no need to go beyond our usual themes to get there. People dressed up in costumes, hanging...

TBU Review Roundup 10/25

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 #16

Overview: Batgirl and Nightwing finally uncover the identity of the Red Queen and her relation to Ainsley Wells.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story starts off in the past as Batgirl and...

Last Week in the Batcave

We have a full house this time! On what is a rare occasion, last week we got updates from every single title we cover here in the Batcave except for Batman and the Signal. Coupled with the new faces...

TBU Review Roundup 10/18

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...

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...

Episode 169

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batgirl: Destruction’s Daughter is covered which includes Batgirl # #65-73. Be sure to leave...

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 232

Two weeks can certainly bring a range of emotions for some titles. With the return of Tim Drake in Detective Comics #965, we spend a good amount of time discussing the return as well as focusing on...

Last Week in the Batcave

Doesn’t matter who your favorite Robin is, or if you are on the “Batman works better alone” team, the undisputed biggest news in Gotham last week was the beginning of “Lonely...

TBU Review Roundup 9/27

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 #15

Overview: Batgirl and Nightwing continue to investigate at the hospital in the present day, while flashbacks reveal a little more information about Barbara’s friend Ainsley.   Synopsis...

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...

Episode 167

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batgirl: Kicking Assassins is covered which includes Batgirl #60-64. Be sure to leave your comments...

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...

Episode 230

The gang is here to cover the past two weeks of news and reviews including All-Star Batman #13, #Batman #29 and Detective Comics #963. After covering Greater Gotham, we dive into a listener question...

TBU Review Roundup 8/23

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 #14

Overview: Lured into a potential trap by a mysteriously familiar pair of girls, Batgirl and Nightwing must confront events in their past that might have ties to a case they’re working on in the...

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...

TBU Review Roundup 8/16

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...

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...

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 228

The gang is all here to discuss everything announced at Comic Con International as well as cover anything that happened in before or after the convention. We cover All-Star Batman #12, Batman #27 and...