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Review: Batman #26

(Spoilers ahead) “The War of Jokes and Riddles” carries forward in Batman #26.  The Riddler, obviously, has survived Joker’s assault and bounces back rather quickly for a man who has just...

TBU By the Numbers – May 2017

Our sales figures breakdown is back! And we are back with a bang as we cover May 2017, the month that Rebirth reached its one-year milestone. To mark this, we are not only covering the issue-by-issue...

This Week in the Batcave

This has been an abnormally calm week, one that would make Bruce suspect of what Gotham is cooking up for him for the week to come. And rightly so, because some new projects are starting to sprout,...

TBU Review Roundup 6/28

  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 Versus: Batman vs Lex Luthor

DC All Access has posted the latest DC Versus video featuring Batman vs Lex Luthor. Who do you think would win?  

Review: Justice League of America #9

(Spoilers ahead) The story picks up from last issue with the JLA discovering that Makson, the Tarzan-like man raised by dinosaurs in a lost world dubbed “Monster Valley” is not what he seems and...

Review: Batman/Elmer Fudd #1

Overview: After the apparent murder of Silver St. Cloud, Elmer Fudd teams up with Batman to seek justice for her death.   Synopsis (spoilers): On a rainy night in Gotham, Elmer Fudd walks into a...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #3

(Spoilers ahead) The Stag has combined forces with the Joker, while Batman has the Shadow chained up in an underwater base at the bottom of Gotham harbor and guarded by Alfred. Batman tracks the...

Review: Detective Comics #959

In Brief: As Batman and Zatanna reconnect, Azrael faces Ascalon and comes away shaken.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, Zatanna finds Bruce atop a casino roof in Vegas, trying to master her...

Episode 161

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: War Games Act 3 is covered which includes Detective Comics #799-800, Batman: Legends of the...

This Week in the Batcave

This week we have a lot of introductions to make, as a ton of announcements has fallen on our heads. Between the seven one-shots spinning out of Metal, all of them evil versions of Batman, and the...

TBU Review Roundup 6/21

  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: Trinity #10

Overview: The Trinity fights to regain control over the Watchtower from seemingly parasitic aliens. As Wonder Woman and Superman interrogate the former jailer of these creatures, questions are raised...

Review: Justice League #23

(Spoilers ahead) “Fear Itself” opens in northeastern Nomalia. Batman, Wonder Woman, and Jessica Cruz are there to take down terrorists. Batman is in the north of the bazaar and Wonder Woman is...

Review: Super Sons #5

In Brief: Grounded, Superboy and Robin are having trouble coping with the restrictions in their lives. As Superboy runs away from home to clear his head, he and Robin solve their unresolved issues as...

Episode 225

Comics are the topic of discussion as we dive into the recent release of Dark Days: The Forge #1. We also review Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9, Detective Comics #958 and Batman #24. What...

Review: All-Star Batman #11

To catch you up: This is the second issue in a new story arc. Batman is trying to capture a device called the Genesis machine before it falls into the wrong hands. However, someone from...

Review: Batman #25

I’ve been both looking forward to “The War of Jokes and Riddles” with both anticipation and wariness.  Anticipation for the return (albeit in flashback form) of two of my favorite members of...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for September 2017

A few titles and a crossover is going to be spawning out of DARK NIGHTS: METAL in September. Firstly, there will be seven one-shots featuring evil versions of Batman coming from the Dark Multiverse,...

DC All Access: Tom King Talks War of Jokes and Riddles

DC All Access has released a new video featuring an interview with Tom King talking about the Batman series and the upcoming War of Jokes and Riddles.  

This Week in the Batcave

Sorry for the mess down here, friends, but yesterday was Alfred’s day off and things got a bit out of hand. It was Father’s Day after all, and the old man deserves a little rest. What...

Review: Justice League of America #8

(Spoilers ahead) The story opens in the mysterious “Monster Valley” where a team of S.K.U.L.L. agents are attacking Makson, a Tarzan-like figure who had been living among the dinosaur like...

DCU Spotlight Review: Dark Days: The Forge #1

Synopsis (Spoilers): We open in ancient Egypt with Carter Hall along with other horsemen, as they ride toward something… a metal ship falling out of the sky.   Currently, in the Bermuda...

A Brief Breakdown of the Bygone Batman of Earth-B

   By the late 1970s there were a handful of Silver Age DC stories that just seemed out-of-continuity no matter what. They just didn’t fit into Batman’s primary Earth (i.e. the...

Episode 160

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: War Games Act 2 is covered which includes Detective Comics #798, Batman: Legends of the...

This Week in the Batcave

Batman is gone, long live the Batman. It is time to say farewell to Mr. Adam West, the Batman from the ’66 television series, who left the land of the living this weekend making all of the...

TBU Review Roundup 6/7

  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 #22

(Spoilers ahead) “A Thousand Little Things” opens in space. Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz are out to stop an asteroid. Jessica comments on the looks and attitudes she feels the other League members...

Episode 224

After a quick two weeks, we are back to cover the solicitations for August, in-depth reviews for Batman #23 and Detective Comics #957, as well as covering the other happenings in The Batman Universe....

Review: Bane: Conquest #2

In Brief: Bane finds himself in a new prison, with a surprising ally, in his quest to rule the international criminal world.   Summary (Spoilers): Bane faces off against Damocles, Venom...