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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...

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 Top 10: Ed’s Favorite Batman Comics

Disclaimer: These are my Top Ten Batman titles and although they should… they may not reflect the entire staff of TBU’s opinion. 10: Batman: The Cult This one reads like a classic horror story...

Is Scott Snyder’s Bruce Wayne a Clone?

Editor’s Note: As you may have heard the hosts on TBU Comic Cast discuss over the past two episodes, Bruce Wayne as he has been appearing in Scott Snyder’s Batman, may in fact be a clone....

Review: DC Collectibles DC Comics Super-Villains Joker

  Straight from the pages of DC Comics Batman: Death of the Family storyline, comes the New 52 Joker action figure. This is the much anticipated action figure from the villains line....

DC Announces Plans for New York Comic Con

  DC Entertainment has just announced their plans for the upcoming New York Comic Con next month. Below is the official press release from DC about the event, where fans can get a sneak peek at...

Review: Forever Evil #1

First off, I’d like to apologise for the lateness of this review; I haven’t done one in a while but now that I’m back in the swing of things I promise the next one will be on time!...

Episode 84

  0:00:00 Intro 0:01:09 Movie News 0:11:23 TV News 0:34:05 Merchandise News 0:42:36 Video Game News 0:50:42 Listener Q&A's 1:25:35 Closing  

Snyder Talks More Zero Year

Scott Snyder recently sat down with Comics Alliance to talk about his upcoming Zero Year story, why he's doing it, and his love for Year One. He also talks about how he pitched it to the DC...

Batman: Death of the Family Wrap-Up

Editor's Note: Here is a wrap-up of Batman: Death of the Family by our resident merchandise reviewer, Rob Myers. He discusses the entire Death of the Family along with his wife.    ...

Episode 83

  0:00:00 Intro 0:01:41 Movie News 0:04:09 TV News 0:21:18 Merchandise News 0:24:25 Video Game News 0:30:58 Listener Q&A's 1:08:16 Closing 1:12:01 Outtakes  

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #17

A lot has happened since the close of Red Hood and the Outlaws #16. If you have not had the opportunity to read Batman #17, turn back now. But if you are ready, then so am I! Let’s move forward...

Episode 110

  BBFB: Batman: Aftershock   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:29 Comic News 0:14:06 Batgirl #17 0:40:34 Batman and Robin #17 1:00:57 Detective Comics #17 1:09:51 Batman #17 2:09:57 BBFB 2:22:38 Closing...

Snyder Talks Death of the Family Finale

The release of Batman #17 marked the end of Scott Snyder's Death of the Family story arc, and to give a little more insight as to what he wanted to do in the final chapter of Death of the Family,...

Red Hood Cover Reveals Possible Death of the Family Spoiler

WARNING: POSSIBLE MAJOR DEATH OF THE FAMILY SPOILER ALERT     Last month DC Comics released the solicitations for all their April titles, the majority of which will feature a special fold...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #16

Last month we ended with Jason Todd’s unconscious body being dropped next to Tim Drake who also was taking a nap. The Titans and the Outlaws were looking to team up to track down their leaders...

Review: Nightwing #16

As Nightwing’s Death of the Family tie-in comes to a close, Dick is once again stripped of everything he holds dear. Well, almost everything. Technically this book is acceptably written and...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #16

The Outlaws team up with the Teen Titans to battle Gotham citizens under the influence of the Joker toxin.  Meanwhile the teams respective leaders Jason Todd and Tim Drake are still held captive...

Review: Batman and Robin #16

Still held captive by The Joker, Robin is forced to fight a Joker toxin controlled Batman throughout Gotham Zoo.  Refusing to kill his father under any circumstances Robin tries to fight simply...

Snyder talks Death of the Family

After the release of Batman #16, Newsarama had a chance to talk with Scott Snyder about that issue, as well as the finale of "Death of the Family" in Batman #17, and what's in store for...

Review: Batman #16

The Penultimate issue of ‘Death of the Family’ opens with prison guards dressed as Batman and Joker dancing in Arkham cells. These are the guards with no family members for Joker to...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #15

After finding an overdosed Isabel, Jason is forced to run from the police only to be captured by the Joker. As with all the other members of the bat family, Jason is forced to relieve the most...

What’s Bothering TBU #6-Where Does Joker Go From Here?

  So the Joker has this massive story line where he personally goes after Batman and his allies because somehow he has gained intimate knowledge about whom each of them are.   Okay, so this...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #15

The Joker is back! At the end of last month’s issue, Jason had found the unconscious body of Isabel, GCPD was about to break down the door and the Joker was on the TV screen letting Jason know...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #14

The big battle in space is over and our team is on its way back to Earth in “Red Hood and the Outlaws #14”. This issue starts us off with a bang as Superman comes alongside and asks for a...

Rumor Mill: Tim Drake's New Series

It is no secret that I am a huge supporter of Tim Drake getting his own series. I voiced this at numerous points during multiple episodes of both The Batman Universe Podcast and The Batman Universe...

Rumor Mill: Tim Drake’s New Series

It is no secret that I am a huge supporter of Tim Drake getting his own series. I voiced this at numerous points during multiple episodes of both The Batman Universe Podcast and The Batman Universe...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #13

After a break in the action for last month’s #0, Jason Todd’s only origin story , we are back into the action right where we left off in Red Hood and the Outlaws #12. We are in the middle...

Layman on Bringing Joker to Detective Comics

John Layman has only been on the Bat-Books for one issue so far, and he is already receiving some high praise. Layman took over for series regular, Tony Daniel, with with issue #13. Later in the...

NYCC 2012: Batman Panel

  The last panel of the convention, at least for us, was the Batman: Death of the Family panel. In attendance was Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO, Kyle Higgins, Gregg Hurwitz,...