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DCU Spotlight: Review: Deathstroke #19

(Spoilers ahead) As the newest speedster races onwards, the next part of the “Lazarus Contract” continues with Deathstroke and Flash (Wally West) streaking across the opening panel. As...

Review: Batman Beyond #8

(Spoilers ahead) Decades from now in the Batcave, Bruce Wayne, Max, and Matt McGinnis plead with Terry to return with the experimental suit he is wearing. Terry on the roof of Gotham Police...

TBU Review Roundup 5/17

  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...

Review: Teen Titans #8

(Spoilers ahead) In the second part of DC’s latest crossover called “The Lazarus Contract,” this issue opens with the speedster known as Kid Flash racing away from Teen Titans Tower. Giving a...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

This Week in the Batcave

For us Bat-Fans, yesterday was a very significant day. It was the day of Mary, the woman who called her son “little Robin” thus effectively giving birth not only to Dick Grayson, but to the Robin...

TBU Review Roundup 5/3

  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: Nightwing #20

(Spoilers ahead) Every good run has its average issues. For this reviewer, Nightwing #20 definitely felt quite lackluster and devoid of much driving action – at odds with the momentum of the...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Three)

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Two)

    Who knew that Simon Hurt—a creation of Grant Morrison’s spawned from a single unnamed character that appeared in a single comic way back in 1963—would become the...

Review: Teen Titans #7

The Story (spoilers ahead): After King Shark showed up at the end of the last issue, the Teen Titans try to take him down. Unfortunately for the acting leader, Robin, no one has read his playbook...

Review: Batman Beyond #7

(Spoilers ahead) The story begins decades from now. An aged Bruce Wayne is in his study staring at the painting of Thomas and Martha Wayne. Wayne is examining his life since he realizes that his...

TBU Review Roundup 4/19

  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: Super Sons #3

In Brief: Superboy and Robin have to fight their way out of a forest infested with Kid Amazo’s androids, even if what it takes is fighting each other.   Summary (spoilers): This action-packed...

Review: Nightwing #19

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #19 opens with a disguised Nightwing and Shawn trekking across the desert on the trail of the kidnapped Robin, led by a shadowy tour guide, on their way to photograph...

Review: Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS FROM WARNER BROS.: The Titans are on the hunt for the villainous Brother Blood, not realizing that they might have a traitor among them.   Led by Starfire, the Teen...

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Now Available

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract makes its debut today on DVD and Blu-ray. The film previously released digitally a few weeks back, but is now available for purchase at your favorite retailer. There...

Gotham Academy to end this August

Gotham Academy has been running for a little over two years now, but the end is neigh. Two interviews with creators Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl have come out this week claiming...

TBU Review Roundup 4/5

  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: Nightwing #18

Professor Pyg is a dark subject for a dark arc, laced with the most severe trappings of the Morrison-era Batman which Tim Seeley definitely is taking narrative and thematic inspiration from in this...

This Week in the Batcave

  Welcome back to this dark and damp place us bats call home. This has been a crazy week with the release of the Justice League first official trailer, Joss Whedon being announced as writer and...

This Week in the Batcave

  A fictional place where our heroes gather to defend Gotham, the Batcave would never have come into existence were it not for great comic writers and artists through the ages. The image of all...

Review: Teen Titans #6

As a new story begins, the issue opens on Del Sur Penitentiary where we see that the prison walls have been literally ripped open and are dripping with water. Cutting to the coast of San Francisco,...

TBU Review Roundup 3/15

  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: Nightwing #17

One of my favorite runs in comic books and specifically favorite runs within The Batman Universe is Grant Morrison’s run featuring Dick Grayson as Batman and Damian Wayne as Robin. Nightwing #17...

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: Teen Titans #5

As the first story arc draws to a close, we return to find Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Kid Flash standing over Robin. As Starfire releases him from his chains, Raven helps to heal the Boy Wonder...

Toy Fair 2017: DC Collectibles Reveals

Toy Fair is happening this weekend in New York City and DC Collectibles is showing off some of the items they will have on display.  

Review: Super Sons #1

“So what’s your name?” “It’s Jonathan Kent, you know that.” “No, it’s Superboy, which means it’s time to forget going to bed on time… and...

Review: Batman #17

I’m going to give in to my fanboy nature and tell it to you like it is.  I want to love “I Am Bane.”   I want it to be required Batman reading.  Ten years from now, I want to look back...