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Review: Justice League of America #7

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens at the JLA Sanctuary with Batman and the team’s new engineer, Xenos with Batman questioning the liberties that Xenos is taking with Batman’s instructions in the...

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...

Review: Mother Panic #7

A new gun-wielding threat is on the loose in Gotham and Mother Panic is on the case in Mother Panic #7.   The Story: In an empty Gotham City parking garage a young girl and her parents return to...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #2

(Spoilers ahead) The story continues in the French Alps with Batman squaring off against the Shadow, who had moments earlier been Batman’s old mentor, Henri Ducard. The two cross swords while the...

Episode 159

Gerry and Chris are here for their tenth episode. They discuss and review War Games: Act 1 which includes Batman: The 12 Cent Adventure, Detective Comics #797, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight...

This Week in the Batcave

The intruder alarm has been going crazy this week here in the Batcave. Our security has been breached by people from all over DC, people from Star City, Central City, Metropolis and even Manhattan. A...

TBU Review Roundup 5/17

  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...

DCU Spotlight: Review: The Flash #22

(Spoilers ahead) “The Button” has been a wild ride.  It started strong and maintained that course throughout the four issue run, despite some shakeups on the production end of things.  As we...

Review: Justice League #21

(Spoilers ahead) “Endless Part 2” opens in Queens, New York. Jake and his wife, Rose are having a little disagreement. Jake was supposed to be taking his family on a fresh start vacation but...

Review: Trinity #9

Overview: The Trinity’s mystery about the problems with their reality is interrupted with an impromptu teleport from the Watchtower. They discover their problems are just beginning as a new...

Review: Batman #23

First and foremost, this issue is dedicated to the memory of Bernie Wrightson, who sadly passed away in March of this year following a battle with brain cancer.  Wrightson was known for many of his...

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...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #6

(Spoilers ahead) The issue picks up in Gotham City with some time having passed since the last issue, with the Batman character designs now taking their cues from the final season of Batman: The...

Review: All-Star Batman #10

To catch you up: This is the beginning of a now story arc, so it’s new-reader friendly. All you really need to know is this is the Globe-Trotting Batman book.   Synopsis (Spoilers): Years...

This Week in the Batcave

May the Fourth be with you, my Bat-companions. Five days overdue but you know, we are running on Mondays here. This week History Channel aired “Superheroes Decoded”, a documentary that studies...

TBU Review Roundup 5/3

  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: Justice League #20

(Spoilers ahead) “Endless Part One” opens in Jessica laying in rubble. Barry is urging her to stay with him and he will get help. Jessica moans an apology and dies in Barry’s arms. Barry...

Episode 222

We are back this time around to discuss solicitations and give full reviews for All-Star Batman #9, Detective Comics #955 and Batman #21, as well as The Flash #21 as we cover the first two parts of...

Review: Harley Quinn #19

(Spoilers ahead) Harley Quinn #19 kicks off with Harley caught and imprisoned by the cannibals who have been merrily eating their way through New York’s homeless population. In a nice touch, in...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Gives Commentary on Bane: Conquest #1

Chuck Dixon is known for many thing in his long career, but one of the things he is best known for is his work in The Batman Universe. We have spoke at length with Dixon in the pas about his work and...

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...

Review: Batman #22

(Spoilers ahead) I’m a champion of Tom King.  I greatly admire the man’s catalog, and even though his work on Batman so far may not have been top notch, it has had its moments.  That being...

Eisner Awards Nominees Announced Including 3 TBU Titles

  The nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards, the biggest award in the comic book industry, has come out this week. Among the nominations, there are four nominations related to The Batman Universe...

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

    Who knew that Simon Hurt—a creation of Grant Morrison’s spawned from a single unnamed character that appeared in a single comic way back in 1963—would become the...

This Week in the Batcave

Five years ago, our cave was invaded by Owls as the first arc of the New 52 hit shelves. And now, it is being invaded by teenagers, as the third season of Young Justice and a live-action series of...

TBU Review Roundup 4/26

  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...

DCU Spotlight: Review: The Flash #21

We may not be getting all the answers, but the powers that be sure are teasing us. The Flash #21 is the second installment of the long-anticipated story “The Button,” wherein one assumes we will...

Review: Justice League of America #5

(Spoilers ahead) The story opens in Penn City where a kid opens a trash can to find a severed stoned head and an explosion follows. The story then moves to Happy Harbor where the JLA minus Batman are...

Matt Reeves Shares Some Thoughts on Bruce Wayne

In a recent interview with Los Angeles Daily News, Matt Reeves shared some thoughts on Bruce Wayne. Reeves is currently in post-production on the latest Planet of the Apes film, War of the Planet of...

“The Button” Conclusion Delayed One Week

The currently ongoing crossover between The Flash and Batman has suffered some changes both in schedule and creative team. The Flash #22 is being moved forward one week later and will now be released...