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TBU By the Numbers – September 2017

For the month of September we are doing a little tweaking with our sales analysis. Firstly, we are adding the variation in number of copies to the issue-by-issue sales analysis. While the percentage...

Episode 232

Two weeks can certainly bring a range of emotions for some titles. With the return of Tim Drake in Detective Comics #965, we spend a good amount of time discussing the return as well as focusing on...

TBU Review Roundup 9/27

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/The Shadow #6

Overview: Batman must choose whether or not to become the next Shadow as they fight the Joker, the Stag and his army for the fate of Shamba-La.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batman wakes up in...

TBU By the Numbers – August 2017

After a month where all titles ranked higher on the overall market positions, August saw them all falling again, with the exception of Batman. Nonetheless, DC ruled the top 3 positions according to...

Episode 230

The gang is here to cover the past two weeks of news and reviews including All-Star Batman #13, #Batman #29 and Detective Comics #963. After covering Greater Gotham, we dive into a listener question...

Last Week in the Batcave

This is a week filled with joy, Bat-visitors, for this is a week filled with Bat-boys. From Nightwing being cast for the Titans series, to the boys appearing in Batman, Tim being a nerd in Detective...

TBU Review Roundup 8/23

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/The Shadow #5

Overview: It’s a race against time as a mortally wounded Batman and the Shadow try to prevent the Stag and the Joker from reaching Shamba-La.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with...

TBU By the Numbers – July 2017

July brought positive shifts for The Batman Universe titles in the overall market, with only three of the issues dropping on the ranking. With Marvel releasing some #1 issues as they make a...

Episode 228

The gang is all here to discuss everything announced at Comic Con International as well as cover anything that happened in before or after the convention. We cover All-Star Batman #12, Batman #27 and...

TBU Review Roundup 7/26

  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...

Review: Batman/The Shadow # 4

Overview: The Joker and The Stag have Batman captured and it’s up to the Shadow to save him before the Stag executes him and gains entrance into Shamba-la.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batman...

TBU By the Numbers – June 2017

Three big events happened on June and the three of them figured on the top 5 issues of the month: the first installment of Dark Days, the last issue of Dark Knight III, and Batman’s proposal to...

Episode 226

Solicitations for September have released and how much money will your pocket need come this fall? Find out all about that as well as more of our disdain of Azrael as we cover Detective Comics #959,...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

TBU Review Roundup 5/24

  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/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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for August 2017

August will see the beginning of two special events. Dark Nights: Metal, the return of the Snyder-Capullo duo, will be hitting shelves together with Nightwing: The New Order, the Elseworlds series...

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...

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...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #1

(Spoliers ahead) The issue starts with Bruce Wayne in the French Alps speaking with his old mentor, Henri Ducard. Ducard recalls a story from Batman’s training while holding a Strict Contestor, a...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for July 2017

  July will be pulling some dollars more from our pockets as Dark Days: The Casting – the second installment of the prelude to Dark Nights: Metal – will be released, at the cost of...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for June 2017

  June’s biggest news is the upcoming major summer event involving all of the DC multiverse. Dark Days: The Forge will be hitting stores June 14, written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion...

DC Announces Batman/The Shadow Crossover

DC Comics has announced the latest of Batman team-ups with pulp heroes of yesteryear. DC and Dynamite will each take co-publisher credits on Batman/The Shadow due this April. But that’s not the...