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SDCC: News Bits Roundup

There was a ton of news all over Comic Con this year, but some were not big enough announcements to warrant a full article about. Below is some of the small news bits that were revealed.  ...

Last Week in the Batcave

Sorry for the mess down here, friends, but yesterday was Alfred’s day off and things got a bit out of hand. It was Father’s Day after all, and the old man deserves a little rest. What...

Review: Batman #24

(Spoilers ahead) I like to think I’m a fairly easy-going guy.  I don’t get bent out of shape over much and I tend to let things play out as they will.  However, my level-headed demeanor has...

Last Week in the Batcave

The intruder alarm has been going crazy this week here in the Batcave. Our security has been breached by people from all over DC, people from Star City, Central City, Metropolis and even Manhattan. A...

Eisner Awards Nominees Announced Including 3 TBU Titles

  The nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards, the biggest award in the comic book industry, has come out this week. Among the nominations, there are four nominations related to The Batman Universe...

Review: Batman #20

The final showdown is one of the greatest staples of the comic book experience.  It’s a testament to how well writers and artists can work together to tell a cohesive story.  Here, we get one...

Review: Batman #19

“All hope abandon, ye who enter here!”  Dante’s Inferno.  Canto III.   As Bane forces his way into Arkham Asyulm, he is greeted by self-proclaimed deity Maxie Zeus, reciting the words...

Review: Batman #18

The beginning of the end is here.  “I Am Bane” has been a rush of build-up to the showdown between Bane and Batman, and this issue does not disappoint.  We pick up immediately after the close...

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: Batman Annual #1

The annual has been a time honored tradition throughout the years.  It’s a versatile issue that can be used in a number of different manners.  Batman Annual #1, for example, provides a number of...

Review: Batman #5

When last we left Batman and his newfound friend-turned-enemy, Gotham, the latter was headed to destroy the root of the evil of Gotham City – the city itself.  While our hero does have several...

Review: Batman #4

We last left our newest superhero duo, the Gothams, in the clutches of Professor Hugo Strange, all-around bad guy, and his assistant Psycho Pirate, manipulator of emotions.  By the time Batman makes...

Review: Batman #2

The bi-weekly adventures of Batman and company continue with Batman #2, which wastes no time in getting down to business.  First, we have the re-introduction of another classic villain, Solomon...

Review: Batman #1

The third volume of the main Batman series opens up with a brief scene set far above Gotham, where a plane is making its decent.  Through the window the Bat-signal is seen filling the night sky. ...

Review: Forever Evil #3

The issue opens with Batman explaining to Silas Stone what happened when the Crime Syndicate came through the portal. Whilst he and Catwoman were tending to Victor, Deathstorm attacked Firestorm and...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Justice League #24

We start out on the planet of Krypton 25 years ago, in what we'll call the Earth 3 universe. The people of Krypton are frantically scrambling, trying to escape from the planet. Meanwhile, while...

Review: Forever Evil #2

The issue, written by Geoff Johns with art by David Finch, once again starts with Lex Luthor as he explores the blacked-out lower levels of Lex Corp. On the way to his destination he finds Otis, a...

Review: Forever Evil #1

First off, I’d like to apologise for the lateness of this review; I haven’t done one in a while but now that I’m back in the swing of things I promise the next one will be on time!...

Episode 15

  In this episode Tim and Dane are joined by guest host Terence to talk about the Joker, their favorite Joker stories and The Killing Joke. They also talk about the Batman solicitations for...

NYCC 2012: Batman Panel

  The last panel of the convention, at least for us, was the Batman: Death of the Family panel. In attendance was Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO, Kyle Higgins, Gregg Hurwitz,...

Episode 12

  In this episode Tim, PJ, and Dane celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Batman: The Animated Series by talking about their favorite episodes, and various other TAS related things. PJ talks...

David Finch Leaves TDK For JLA

Yesterday, we reported that David Finch would be teaming up with Geoff Johns on the new Justice League of America series. We poised the question on how this would affect The Batman Universe. It...

FAN EXPO: DC All Access

  On Sunday at Fan Expo in Toronto, DC held DC All Access and among the panelists were Greg Capullo, David Finch and Jason Fabok. The panel was moderated by Dan Didio. There wasn't a ton of...

DCU Spotlight: DC Announces JLA

  DC Comics announced yesterday at Fan Expo in Toronto that coming in 2013 is the return of the Justice League of America. This, however, is a very different JLA than pre-New 52. It was...

CCI 2012: DC Comics-The New 52

  The latest DC panel brought a lot of the same news from the previous panels. Representing the Bat-Books was Scott Snyder, Gail Simone, Scott Lobdell and David Finch. Here are the highlights....

CCI 2012: DC Comics: Batman: Beyond the Night of Owls

  DC Comics held their Batman panel today and TBU was there ti cover all of the happenings in The Batman Universe. Bob Wayne moderated the panel that included Batman Group Editor Mike Marts,...

Hurwitz on Reinventing Scarecrow

Gregg Hurwitz comes on to Batman: The Dark Knight this month with issue ten. The solicitation states the Scarecrow will be a big focus in this next story arc. Newsarama talked with Hurwitz about his...

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #9

Batman: The Dark Knight #9 was written by Judd Winick and drawn by David Finch. This issue brings together the story that runs across the entire Bat line—up this month, the Night of the Owls....

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #8

Batman: The Dark Knight #8 switches up its creative team, this time written by Joe Harris and drawn by Ed Benes. This series, the brainchild of David Finch, credits him now for the cover only. I...