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Review: Batwoman #9

Overview: Batwoman and Colony Prime, while drugged by the Scarecrow, try to escape his facility and their hallucinations.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): This issue starts with the creepy twins who...

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...

Episode 234

Two more weeks brings everyone out to want to discuss the pro’s and con’s of War of Jokes and Riddles as well as Tom King’s run in general. We review Batman #33 and Detective Comics...

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...

TBU Review Roundup 10/18

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: Batwoman #8

Overview: Batwoman joins forces with Colony Prime to escape the Scarecrow. He has other ideas.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batwoman is still in her drug induced stupor. She is constantly...

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...

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...

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 9/20

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: Batwoman #7

Overview: Batwoman continues her search for the Many Arms of Death only to come face to face with Dr. Jonathan Crane, the Scarecrow.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open in the Sahara Desert. A...

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...

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...

Last week in the Batcave

Last Tuesday, Batman: The Animated Series celebrated 25 years since it first aired. The reason for many of us to be gathered here in the underground of Wayne Manor today, the series is up to this day...

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for November 2017

The mysterious involvement of Dr. Manhattan in Rebirth will finally come to light in November as Doomsday Clock #1 hits shelves. Written by Geoff Johns with art by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson, the...

TBU Review Roundup 8/16

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: Batwoman #6

Overview: In a dystopic future, Batwoman and Red Hood take it upon themselves to stop the dictatorship established in Gotham by the new Batman.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The first two pages...

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...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Marguerite Bennett

Our next comic creator interview from Comic Con is with someone who is fairly new to the Batman Universe. Like James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett is also a former student of Scott Snyder who made...

Last Week in the Batcave

We are turning the Batcave into a barber shop this week. This is no important news, in any way, but it has taken over every single social network I use. What I’m talking about is Henry...

Review: Detective Comics #961

In Brief: Azrael faces his very real inner demons, while his body fights the rest of the team, and Batman pursues danger against Zatanna’s advice.   Summary (Spoilers): Zatanna opens our...

TBU Review Roundup 7/19

  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: Batwoman #5

In Brief: This is the tale of how Kate and Safiyah got together.   Summary (spoilers ahead): We are taken back to the time when Kate got washed onto the shores of Coryana. The issue opens with a...

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for October 2017

October will be bringing us the first issues of two special Batman series: White Knight and Dark Prince Charming. Written and illustrated by Sean Gordon Murphy, Batman: White Knight #1 will be...

Review: Detective Comics #960

In Brief: Batman and Zatanna struggle with magical questions, while Jean-Paul’s own internal conflict could spell doom for his teammates.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, a young Bruce and...

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,...