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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...

Review: Batman #16

When I sat down with Batman #16, I had a lot of expectations.   Tom King is a great writer.   While a great deal of his Batman run so far has been lackluster,  he’s coming off the...

Review: Teen Titans #4

Picking up from the end of last issue, Damian is kneeling before his grandfather Ra’s Al Ghul as he pleads for the Demon’s Head to call off the Demon’s Fist from their attacks upon the Teen...

Latest Injustice 2 Trailer Released and Pits Batman Against Robin

Injustice 2 is coming and nothing can stop it.   Picking up where 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us left off, the storyline finds Batman at odds with Superman over who should be in charge. And...

Review: Teen Titans #3

As the third issue opens in the past, Damian can be seen sword fighting against cousin Mara. Training under the tutelage of Ra’s Al Ghul in the Black Citadel on Infinity Island, the two young Al...

TBU Rumor Mill: WB Cancels Suicide Game to Focus on Damian-Centric Batman Game

  WB Montreal, the game studio best known for 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins prequel (and companion hand-held Arkham Origins Blackgate) has closed the book on a Suicide Squad game according to...

Review: DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1

“A Very Harley Holiday” opens with Harley dressed in a brown sweater, black pants boots and green snow cap entering stage right of an auditorium stage. She asks for lights and starts talking...

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: Teen Titans #2

As this month’s issue opens, we see Robin dropping down onto a Gotham rooftop as his monologue talks about the evolution of the bat. The only mammal to attain flight, Damian notes that sometime in...

TBU Review Roundup 11/16

  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: 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...

Review: Teen Titans #1

As a bat swoops above the head of Boy Wonder Damian Wayne, we see a scene that was previously seen during the main DC Rebirth one-shot. As Damian blows out the candles on his birthday cake, Robin’s...

Review: Nightwing #7

Rebounding out of the Night of the Monster Men event, Nightwing #7 quickly finds it’s feet and this issue is among my favorite in the series to this point.   The issues begins in Sydney,...

Review: Teen Titans: Rebirth #1

Our issue opens on Hollywood, California where we see Beast Boy partying amongst a group of his friends as a hooded figure watches him. While showing off his DJ skills and flirting with a woman,...

Review: Teen Titans #24

“Red Robin Remembrance” takes place after the events of Detective Comics #940, the believed death of Tim Drake. It may also be connected to the disappearance of Tim Drake at the end of Batman...

Review: Nightwing #4

Nightwing #4 kicks with Nightwing and Raptor (who it’s becoming increasingly obvious has a kind of funky mask) in conversation with Dr. Leviticus, now free of the cage they located her in last...

SDCC 2016: Interview with Tom King

Our third interview from Comic Con, took place with with writer Tom King. King is no stranger to The Batman Universe as he previously worked on Grayson with Tim Seeley. After wrapping up their run on...

Review: Nightwing #1

Nightwing #1 is certainly an interesting and well made comic and is very much in keeping with the much lauded “back to basics” espoused by Geoff Johns in the Rebirth announcement.   The...

Review: Nightwing: Rebirth #1

Nightwing Rebirth #1 kicks off with a bang showing Dick Grayson fighting a battle against a bizarre group called The Madmen – Dick tells the reader via narration that the challenges of the...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #13

As the series’ final issue opens, we see the dead spirits of several people being warped and manipulated by an unseen foe. Cutting over to our main characters, Maya, Damian and Goliath are resting...

TBU Rebirth Concept Art and New DC Logo

  TBU has compiled a variety of different redesigns and concept art for several characters’ new looks in the DC Rebirth relaunch.  Take a look at the gallery above and let us know in the...