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Episode 63

Episode 63 brings us closer to Dick Grayson as Batman in Prodigal, but first Rob and Terence discuss the passing of Denny O’Neil’s wife. After that they look at the next four parts of...

Why We Love the Drake: A Spotlight Series on the Fan Favorite Robin (Part 3)

In the previous entry (part 2) we saw Tim Drake settle into the role of Robin by being put through the physical, mental and emotional wringer. He battled the Joker, saved the world from the Bubonic...

Why We Love the Drake: A Spotlight Series on the Fan Favorite Robin (Part 1)

With the impending return of Tim Drake in the pages of Detective Comics, it’s as good a time as any to look back on the character’s near thirty-year history and recall what makes him so popular...

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...

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,...

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: The Joker: The Clown Prince of Crime

Collects: The Joker (1975-1976) #1-9 Writers: Denny O’Neil, Elliot Maggin and Martin Pasko Artists: Irv Novick, Dick Giordano, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, Ernie Chan, Vince Colletta, Tex Blaisdell...

Review: Batman Black and White #1

Batman Black and White is one of the best concepts to ever come from the 2000's era of DC Comics. It’s an anthology series derived from works of various creators, some who are familiar with...

A Brief History of Batman

Ever wonder about how Batman came to be? Well, this quick history lesson should catch you up on why Batman is as popular as he is.   Batman was created in 1939 by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill...

Review: Batman Annual #28

If you stuck it out after Detective Comics Annual 12 and grabbed Batman Annual 28, I think you’ll find your patience rewarded. David Hine has stepped up his game and delivers a satisfying end...

Review: Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

Another DVD came out a couple weeks back and I wanted to make sure to tell you about. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics was announced out of nowhere back in July. San Diego Comic Con was right...

Episode 11

  "Ch-ch-ch-changes!" What do I think about the Batgirl from 'The Batman' series? In what areas does Stephanie need growth? What are my favorite Batgirl moments? I answer these...

SDCC 2010 Interviews

  Dustin, Apple and Josh bring interviews from San Diego Comic Con including Gregory Noveck, Jim Lee, Denny O'Neil, Chip Kidd, Len Wein, James Tucker, Bruce Timm, Brandon Vietti, Greg...

SDCC: Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

Last night, Warner Bros. premiered the upcoming documentary Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics. This documentary will be released late fall 2010 and will be narrated by Ryan Reynolds. We were able...

Review: Detective Comics #866

For a man who needs no introduction in our little world, we would expect nothing but the best in-between our old favorite comic book’s pages or at least a hint of the quality this man has...

Review: The Question #37

With a recent slew of old titles being brought back to tie into Blackest Night, you’re probably wondering if they are really worth picking up. And let me tell you, The Question number thirty...

Creator Spotlight: Frank Miller

Hello Bat-fans, Zach here, and I would like to introduce you to a new segment I like to call “Creator Spotlight”. Twice a month, I will write a lengthy piece about a creator who has...

Review: Batman #692

Tony Daniel returns to right a ship that has gone way off course. The most important title in comics has been a weak imitation of its former self since Judd Winick took over the helm. Acclaimed more...

Review: Batman #689

If you haven't been reading the Latest News on TheBatmanUniverse.net (Why haven't you?!!), then you would have missed that Dan Didio has had a change of heart about Batman Beyond appearing in...