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This Week in the Batcave

For us Bat-Fans, yesterday was a very significant day. It was the day of Mary, the woman who called her son “little Robin” thus effectively giving birth not only to Dick Grayson, but to the Robin...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Three)

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part One)

In the latest issues of Nightwing, a ghoul has returned to haunt Dick: the diabolical Dr. Simon Hurt. Throughout most of Grant Morrison’s epic Batman run, Hurt was the Big Bad, a foe the likes...

Episode 43: Batman and Robin Commentary

Finally, an episode catered specifically to sadomasochists! Join Jimi, Daniel and Joe for their highly anticipated viewing of 1997’s Batman and Robin. INTENDED FOR “MATURE”...

New TBU Advance Collected Editions Solicitations

DC Comics has released some advanced solicitations for Batman-related graphic novels and trade releases that will be available throughout the months of April, May and June 2016.  Several of these...

TBU Solicitations for February 2016

DC Comics has released their solicitations for the month of January 2016.  February will see the continuation all ongoing monthly titles, the weekly Batman and Robin Eternal, and prequel to the...

Episode 11: Batman and Robin: Movie Serial (1949) Commentary / Fan Casting Part 4

Join Daniel, Joe, Jimmmi and returning guest Mike as they discuss the last week’s inane Batman news, last week’s Chicago Comic-Con, and other trivial topics. After that, stick around to...

New TBU Trade and Graphic Novel Advanced Solicitations

DC has released some advanced solicitations for Batman-related graphic novels and trade releases that will be available throughout the months of November and December of 2015.  Several of these are...

New TBU Trade and Graphic Novel Advance Solicitations

DC has released some advanced solicitations for Batman-related graphic novels and trade releases that will be available throughout the months of October and November of 2015.  Several of these are...

Episode 160

Join Ed, Don and Josh Paul as they cover the last two weeks of Convergence, including Convergence: Shadow of the Bat #2 and Convergence: Batman and Robin #2. A short episode but who else is ready for...

Review: Convergence: Batman and Robin #2

As Batman, Robin, Red Hood and Scarlet stand upon a Gotham rooftop, Batman states that they shouldn’t be fighting just because Telos says so. However, the point quickly becomes moot as they are...

Episode 158

Convergence is here and Ed leads the charge with returning favorite Don and newcomer Joshua Paul. After covering comic news, Convergence: Batman and Robin #1 and Convergence: Batman: Shadow of the...

Episode 157

Another two weeks has passed…wait. It has been three weeks? Why would that be? Well, it probably had to do with Batman Eternal ending in the first week of April along with annuals releasing. So...

Review: Convergence: Batman and Robin #1

Returning to pre-Flashpoint Gotham City, the story opens with several villains (Black Mask, Mr. Freeze, Penguin, Man-Bat and Killer Croc) confronting Poison Ivy. Penguin attempts to threaten Ivy into...

Review: Batman and Robin Annual #3

Our story opens with Damian looking through a telescope at the stars high above Wayne Manor. He talks to Titus briefly about finding something new to do now that his powers are gone. We then cut to...

DC All Access: Patrick Gleason on Robin

In the latest episode of DC All Access, artist for Batman & Robin and writer/artist for the upcoming title Robin: Son of Batman, Patrick Gleason, discusses the final issue of Batman & Robin,...

Review: Batman and Robin #40

As the final issue of Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason’s run on “Batman & Robin” opens, we see the Justice League hurtling through the air towards an island near Japan. As Wonder Woman...

Episode 155

Join Dustin, Ed and Stella as they cover the last two weeks of news and reviews. What was included with the solicitations announced? Will Batman #40 be delayed? All of this and reviews of Batman and...

Review: Batman and Robin #39

Our issue opens this week with several panels of Gotham villains being apprehended by a streak of green/red/yellow. The villains suddenly find themselves in a dark room as the light bulb overhead is...

New TBU Graphic Novel and Trade Advanced Solicitations

DC has released some advanced solicitations for Batman-related graphic novels and trade releases that will be available throughout the months of June and July of 2015.  Several of these are for...

TBU Solicits for May 2015

DC has released their solicitations for May 2015, the first month of DC’s two-month Convergence event which is filling in for their regular titles as DC moves it’s offices from the East Coast to...

Episode 153

Join Dustin, Ed and Stella as they cover the last two weeks of comic news and reviews. Solicitations for April are disucssed along with how much Convergence will really matter. Batman and Robin #38,...

DC Announces 24 New Books and Ends “New 52” Imprint

  DC Comics announced today in a press release, that they are starting 24 new comic book titles starting in June after the end of the publisher-wide “Convergence” event.  These 24...

Review: Batman and Robin #38

The issue opens with Robin perched on the headboard of a sleeping Bruce Wayne. Damian reaches down, opens up Bruce’s eye and asks if he is awake. With a grumbled reply, Robin springs into action...

TBU Solicits for April 2015

DC has released their solicitations for April 2015, the first month of DC’s two-month Convergence event which is filling in for their regular titles as DC moves it’s offices from the East...

New TBU Graphic Novel and Trade Advanced Solicitations

DC has released some advanced solicitations for Batman-related graphic novels and trade releases that will be available throughout the months of May and June of 2015.  Several of these are for...

Episode 151

Dustin, Ed and Stella are back from the holiday break caused by five weeks in December to bring you news regarding the solictiations. They have tons of books to cover including Batman #37, Batman...

Review: Robin Rises: Alpha #1

This issue opens with a bit of a recap from Batman & Robin #37. In the Hellbat suit, Bruce holds Damian’s body as they prepare to come through the boom tube and return to Earth. In the Batcave,...

TBU Solicits for March 2015

DC has announced their solicitations for ongoing titles for the month of March 2015.  These solicitations reflect a variety of events including the end of all the current DC weekly titles (except...

Movie Poster Variant Covers Announced for March 2015

  In continuing with their trend of having monthly themes for variant covers, DC has announced that March 2015 will see 22 different New 52 titles having variant covers each inspired by a...