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Review: Nightwing #28

Overview: In the finale of the Spyral story arc, Nightwing and Huntress face off against the evil mastermind behind the Spyral’s arms dealing, Mr. Minos.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story...

Review: Nightwing #25

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #25 is an impressive return to form for a comic run that has set a benchmark of solid issues with the occasional dip. There’s something strangely grounded about Nightwing...

Review: Nightwing #23

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #23 picks up in Bludhaven, with Blockbuster’s brother, Roland greeting Nightwing and telling him the story of his life and that of his brother, Mark Desmond, the original...

Review: Nightwing #21

(Spoilers ahead) Picking the pace up after a barely average last issue, Nightwing #21 is a welcome return to form and a special treat for fans of the Titans circa the Dick Grayson/Wally West era, as...

Review: Nightwing #16

For lovers of the Damian Wayne/Dick Grayson dynamic, Nightwing #16 supplies it in spades. For me as a reader, this was an issue I’ve been waiting for, a further exploration of one of the most...

Review: Nightwing #15

Nightwing #15 is a great example of how to do a modern romance issue inside a superhero tale. We don’t see enough (or hardly any) of them these days, and Even in a Dream (the issue title) is a nice...

Editorial: Light shines brighter when there is darkness – how Nightwing’s foes should be developed

A superhero is only as good as their rogues gallery. This is not an absolute truth, but it is a recurring tendency in the comics industry. And what is a rogues gallery without an arch nemesis, right?...

Review: Nightwing #14

Nightwing #14 wraps up the Bludhaven arc, which has dealt with Nightwing’s arrival in the city of Bludhaven, in an effort to find some certainty for his place in the world and realign where the...

Review: Nightwing #13

The action in Nightwing #13 kicks off gritty and grimy on a rainy night in Bludhaven, with Nightwing and the gang of the Run-offs fresh off the battle against Orca. With Forsyth dead, and one of...

Review: Nightwing #12

Picking up from the events of the previous issue, Detective Svobodai is at the graffiti-strewn crime scene of a Bludhaven murder. Nightwing turns up on the scene, and discovers that the victim was a...

Review: Nightwing #11

The Nightwing title has certainly flipped the script, the dark conflicted vibe of the first few issues involving Talon replaced by a more colorful and fun vibe as Nightwing begins his adventures in...

Review: Nightwing #10

Nightwing #10 flips the script for the series and to my mind is the strongest entry up to this point. While the previous issues featured a morally compromised Nightwing operating in conjunction with...

Direct Currents: Upcoming TBU Story Points

DC Comics has new promotional tool that they have rolled out for Rebirth. Direct Currents is something of a magazine that layouts out some of the directions of our favortie characters in the coming...

Review: Nightwing #9

The first impression Nightwing #9 is that it definitely aims for the title “delightful filler.” On this idea, the issue moves at a nice, relaxed pace and gives readers a break from what has been...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Talks The Batman Universe

Editor’s Note: We were fortunate enough to have a lengthy discussion with Chuck Dixon on his many works within The Batman Universe in late 2015. After formatting the interview for publication,...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #7 (Digital Chapters #13-14)

Synopsis: Opening in the Batcave, Damian enters and asks Alfred why he even cleans the cave since Bruce probably will not return. They begin to argue the outcome to Batman versus Superman with Alfred...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year: Five #3 (Digital Chapters #5-6)

Synopsis: Starting off the issue, Bizarro is still in Germany and staying with the nice older man who had found him in the street. The man is a tailor and presents a Superman uniform for Bizarro....

Review: Batman: Bad Blood

Editor’s Note: Batman: Bad Blood released digitally two weeks ago and is now available at all fine retailers including Amazon.   During a fight against the mysterious Heretic, where Batman...

DC TV Update: TBU Links #1

  With all of the new DCU shows running amok on network television, and supposedly more on the way, we here at the Batman Universe thought we would shed some light on just what applies to Batman...

TBU Exclusive: Devin Grayson on Her Batman Universe Work

Devin Grayson is a writer known to most Bat-Fans of the late ’90s and early ’00s. The originator of the Gotham Knights title (as well as writer on Catwoman, Batman and Arsenal Plus, and...

Review: Nightwing #16

As Nightwing’s Death of the Family tie-in comes to a close, Dick is once again stripped of everything he holds dear. Well, almost everything. Technically this book is acceptably written and...

C2E2: DC Comics: The New 52 Panel

  The other DC Comics panel has happened and again their are a few bits related to The Batman Universe. Attending the panel was moderated by Senior Vice President of Sales Bob Wayne, as well as...

Video of the Day

Today DC Universe Online launches and we have one last video to show you for it's release. This one features a mission set in Bludhaven, Dick Grayson's former city of residence.    ...

Review: Batman: Orphans #2

Batman Orphans part two opens exactly where part one left off. Bruce is suffering the effects of the fear toxin, still envisioning his parents being gunned down in a filthy alley. Unfortunately,...

Review: Red Robin #6

Red Robin #6 marks the debut on the series of artist Marcus To and inker Ray McCarthy on both the cover and interior of the book replacing Francis Manapaul, who handled the covers, and Ramon Bachs,...