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Review: Batwoman #12

Overview: We learn about Kate’s last year on Coryana.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Kate is in her jet, soaring at the speed of sound mulling over the fact that Batman had sent her to...

TBU by the Numbers-January 2018

DC’s leading events once again figured on top of sales for January. The numbers available here are based on the data provided by Comichron, covering sales made by Diamond Comics Distributor to...

Episode 241

After an additional week in between episodes, the gang is back to review Batman #39, Detective Comics #973 and Detective Comics Annual #1 (or is it #16?). If you have been wanting some talk about...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for April 2018

April doesn’t have a ton of news in terms of creative changes and such, but a few mini-series are concluding, and of course, there is the usual full slate of activity within the books in...

Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome to our weekly coverage on the world of comics, and I would be blind as the proverbial bat to try to make this about Gotham. This round goes to the Metropolis team, because the red...

DC in DC 2018: Marguerite Bennett and Vita Ayala

On January 13, Marguerite Bennett (writer of Batwoman and Bombshells: United) and Vita Ayala (newer writer at DC Comics with previous work on Batgirl and Batman Beyond) participated in the DC in DC...

TBU Review Roundup 1/17

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...

Episode 239

With the holiday hangover still upon all publicity outlets, news is short and the episode ends up being a rare short one. Batman #38 and Detective Comics #972 are covered in depth and the past four...

Review: Batwoman #11

Overview: A little Pyggie took Julia, Kate beats the crap out of him and gets coffee (or maybe tea) afterwards.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Upon returning to the Sequoia after her last mission,...

TBU by the Numbers-December 2017

Welcome to our December sales breakdown. Before we dive into the numbers, a quick disclaimer. The figures here are provided by Comichron and they cover sales by Diamond Comics Distributor to the...

TBU Review Roundup 12/20

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 #10

Overview: As Kate defeats Scarecrow, she finally confronts her inner demons and makes peace with them.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Continuing from last issue’s battle with Scarecrow, Kate...

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...

Episode 236

Three weeks has brought some really good releases. Sales numbers for October are covered along with solicitations for February. We review Batman #35, Batman Annual #2 and Detective Comics #969. After...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for February 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for February and as in almost every month, there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up, including one of...

TBU Review Roundup 11/15

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 #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...