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Last Week in the Batcave

Happy New Year, my most adored flying mammals! I know it is already the 8th of January, but better late than never. And there’s no better way to welcome a new cycle than with some Harley Quinn...

TBU Review Roundup 1/3

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: Batman: White Knight #4

Overview: The battle for the hearts of Gotham escalates. Jack, Harley and Duke are hard on the campaign trail, the GCPD appears fractured and Batman seems increasingly irrational and aloof.  ...

Last Week in the Batcave

This week’s Batcave is a short one. Creators seem to have taken a break from the Bat – as they should. I’m the crazy one who is here, on Christmas Eve, writing a weekly wrap up....

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for March 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for March and as always there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up as usual. A relatively slow month as...

Last Week in the Batcave

Or should I say Last Two Weeks in the Batcave? We’re back! CCXP was great, if anyone cares to know. As foreseen by the great Oracle of the Batcave, not to be confused with Barbara Gordon, my...

TBU Review Roundup 12/6

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: Batman: White Knight #3

Overview: As the Bat-Family copes with a tragic loss, Jack Napier continues to execute his plan to hold Batman accountable. But will Marian Drews, the former Harley Quinn turned Neo Joker, ruin...

Last Week in the Batcave

For a fifth week of the month this sure was a full week, with two incredibly well received Batman books coming out, namely Batman Annual #2 and Batman: Creature of the Night #1. Along with those, the...

Last Week in the Batcave

Coming from an alien world where it is currently spring and there is no Thanksgiving, this living being here speaking decided to join in some of the American customs of said holiday and declare that...

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...

Last Week in the Batcave

Did anyone bring candles? Do we even have enough candles? Should it be 77 candles, or is it like 20-something, or maybe 30-ish? Or maybe just one, just the same as when one vow was taken and a...

Last Week in the Batcave

We are now officially entering the holiday season. Of course it is still early, but one can never prepare oneself early enough. We are the Bats, we prepare for every contingency, including holiday...

TBU Review Roundup 11/1

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: Batman: White Knight #2

Overview: Jack Napier reunites with Harley and the Gotham Rogues Gallery. Bruce Wayne attends a party and continues working with Freeze to try and save Alfred.   Summary (spoilers ahead): Jack...

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...

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...

Last Week in the Batcave

Such as a Bat getting delayed echo responses to his screeches, we still have a couple news from NYCC to cover. One of them is an interview with James Tynion IV that our TBU envoy, Joshua...

Last Week in the Batcave

This article could be renamed “What happened in NYCC” for what is worth. Seriously, folks. New York Comic Con brought an absolute downpour of news. Our very own Joshua Lapin-Bertone, aka...

NYCC: DC Comics TBU News

If you, like most of us, missed out on attending NYCC in person, you may have missed some of the Bat-related news and announcements. Don’t you worry, because we’ve got you covered with...

TBU Review Roundup 10/4

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: Batman: White Knight #1

Overview: The opening issue of this Elseworlds tale explores the relationship between Batman and the Joker and sets the stage for Joker’s journey to become Gotham’s “White Knight”....

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...

Last Week in the Batcave

Sorry, folks, the cave is closed. No, I have no idea why. They only told me some big shots are in a meeting and don’t want no one bothering. Yeah, yeah, I saw some of them going downstairs. I...

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...

Last Week in the Batcave

Last week we went through a date that marked not only the history of the United States but also of the world. I remember watching my morning cartoons and having them interrupted by a special news...